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Great Accidental Discoveries
While hard work is a good path to success, there is another route that some people have followed: the simple accident. Some of the world’s biggest discoveries and inventions have happened by accident. And yet, to see a mistake and not think of it as a failure, but rather as a new and unexpected form of success, takes a special kind of industrious mindset.
UN Says AI Poses ‘Serious Risk’ For Human Rights
Could artificial intelligence open the door to the loss of human rights and liberties? Officials at the United Nations are concerned about the threats that advances in AI could pose to human rights.
5 Biggest Risks of Sharing Your DNA with Consumer Genetic-Testing Companies
Nearly 50 million people have used consumer genetic-testing services to have their personal DNA analyzed to learn more about their ancestry, their risk for developing various diseases, or to find long-lost relatives. While there are many upsides, there are risks, as well. This article walks you through five of biggest risks when sending your DNA off to be tested.
Talos the First Robot
There’s a lot of talk in the news these days about advances in robotics and artificial intelligence. But, while the technology is new, the ideas for it are not. Many scholars consider the Greek myth of Talos to be the first representation of a robot in literature and art. Watch this video to learn more about this ancient, and powerful, mechanical man.
Adventures in 21st Century Copyright — AI-generated comic artwork loses US Copyright protection
It seems artificial intelligence is everywhere these days, and the world of art is no exception. This has led to many questions, such as “can AI-generated art be copyrighted?” Courts have started to weigh-in and so far, the answer seems to be that machine generated art should not get the same protections as human-created images.
The balance of power is shifting in the tech industry
Learn about drastic changes happening in tech companies and how it will impact hiring and day-to-day work.
Why Australia Bottles Up Its Air
Land is one thing, but is it possible to explore the very air of the past? Thanks to some forward-thinking scientists in Australia, it is!
And it is all because of the Cape Grim Air Archive, which has been capturing samples of some of the most pristine air on the planet for nearly 50 years.
I’m an engineer, not a cheerleader. Let’s abandon silly rules about gender roles.
In this article, 17-year-old science student Sara Sakowitz shares her experience being a girl who loves science.
Re-imagining Shakespeare’s plays in virtual reality game
It’s not likely that you think of Shakespeare and video games at the same time, but that may be about to change!
These women are shaping the future of African space exploration
Read about three African women who are contributing to space exploration programs on their home continent: a space engineer, a physicist and explorer, and a space law adviser.
Will The 2020s Be Like The Roaring 20s?
Is history repeating itself? Read about the uncanny similarities and drastic differences between the Roaring Twenties and now.
A Holocaust Remembrance Day event was canceled due to low registration. So hundreds showed up on Zoom to hear survivor’s story
The inspiring legacy of Holocaust survivor Arnold Frinland is shared to a worldwide audience via social media.
How America’s Leading Science Fiction Authors Are Shaping Your Future
Writer Eileen Gunn explores the pessimistic or optimistic views of science fiction authors and how their stories influence real scientists.
China to complete ‘Heavenly Palace’ and break world record for space launches in 2022
As China’s space program heats up, they aim to launch 60 missions in 2022 alone, breaking the world record of 55 missions set just last year.
NASA chief: Moon mission is in preparation for Mars
Watch this short interview with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson about the Artemis program and NASA’s plans to return humans to the moon in 2025.
Is NASA Really Crashing a Spacecraft into an Asteroid?
Watch the short video and read one of the related articles from NASA to learn why.
Can the World’s First Space Sweeper Make a Dent in Orbiting Debris?
Space trash is another manmade pollutant humans must address before it is too late. Read about one company’s efforts.
Live Streams Revive ‘Shoppertainment’ for a Luxury Consumer
The luxury shopping experience is moving from intimate boutique to widely available livestreams.
The googly eyes of the mantis shrimp inspire new optical sensors
Many times, it is not the natural world mimicking the manmade world, but rather the other way around. Read about how mantis shrimp are inspiring new photography technology.