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The SnotBot: Bringing Democracy Through Whale Snot

The SnotBot is a hexacopter drone plastered with petri dishes that flies over a whale’s blowhole and through the plume of whale snot in the name of science and democracy.
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Google Duplex: An Introvert’s Dream or the Tech We Love to Hate

In 2017, Google launched Smart Reply, which suggests three responses to your emails. In 2018, Smart Compose arrived, which predictively offers complete sentences as you are drafting a message. Recipients of these messages
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Art Teaches AI How to Create

The viral app of 2018 was Google’s Arts and Culture. Using a feature of the app, users could take a selfie which was then turned into data points. This would be
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Adinkras and Our Influence in the Universe

Adinkras are visual symbols used to convey a message. Created by the Akan in Ghana, Africa, there are around 400 such symbols that are used to express the Akan philosophy of
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Robots Must Learn to Think Like Little Children

Scientist Deb Roy has been building robots since he was a child. He has been the chief media scientist at Twitter(2013-2017) and is also a tenured professor at MIT. Ten-plus
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Blind Passengers Feel the View

Until recently, design has mostly failed the disability community. The growing conversation around inclusivity has led to many breakthroughs in accessible design innovation. Ford’s Feel the View, a smart car
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Robotic Skins’ Multipurpose Design Has Unlimited Potential Uses in Space

OmniSkins were developed by Rebecca Kramer-Bottiglio, assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science, and her associates at Yale University. The project was primarily funded by a research grant from NASA.
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Our Robots, Ourselves

“Almost everything we touch these days is touched by artificial intelligence. This technology is so ingrained all around us and it’s going to make up so much of what we
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Cryptocurrency: Trusting Maths Over Man

Julian Vigo, writing for Forbes, tells us that developing countries and millennials see the 2007 economic collapse as an example of what happens when private companies are allowed to run public
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How to Clone Your Very Own Pony

Here is Argentinian biologist Adrian Mutto on how to clone your very own pony (or one for me): The polo team that uses cloned horses Dr. Mutto starts with an
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Churches as Tech Community Centers

Automation anxiety is real. According to a recent Pew survey, 72 percent of Americans
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Can Eating a Plant-Based Diet Save the World?

There are many reasons that people choose to eat a primarily plant-based diet.
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Adapt or Die: How to Future-Proof Your Church

How churches engage in ministry is changing more rapidly than ever before. The continued exponential growth of technology, global collaboration and growing disruptions caused by these developments will only continue to force ministries to adapt or die. Here are several ways that you can begin to “future-proof” your church.
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