Month: April 2019

CRISPR used to build dual-core computers inside human cells

CRISPR used to build dual-core computers inside human cellsThis special Cas9 instead reads guide RNA as inputs, and in response expresses particular genes. That in turn creates certain proteins as the output. These processors act like digital half adders – essentially, they can compare two inputs or add two binary numbers, and deliver two outputs.

GLOVEBOX LETTER to Daughters/wife/sons/loved ones

OPEN IN CASE OF CALAMITY OR POWER OUTAGE Dad here. I know you all think I’m nuts with my prepping stuff but please humor me by reading this entire letter. Try to imagine: no lights, air conditioning, TV, refrigerator, running water, radio, no power for grocery stores, gas stations, ATM’s, OR CELL PHONES. An outage

12 French churches attacked before Notre Dame inferno

12 French churches attacked before Notre Dame inferno‘I don’t know if a worker accident or a radical Muslim set the fire’ With the recent desecration of a dozen Catholic churches in France in just one week, investigators will not rule out the possibility of arson

Muslims celebrate as blaze destroys Notre Dame

Muslims celebrate as blaze destroys Notre DameSocial-media users with Muslim names are celebrating the catastrophic fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Monday. …while there was no indication that the Notre Dame fire is related to terrorism, a YouTube algorithm designed to combat fake news and conspiracy theories equated the Paris catastrophe with

Even more frightening than military AI: an AI President of the Republic?

Even more frightening than military AI: an AI President of the Republic?A recent survey by the IE University in Madrid reveals that one in four Europeans would be ready to put an artificial intelligence in power. Should we be concerned for democracy or, on the contrary, welcome Europeans’ confidence in technology? “The idea of a

Syphilis Is Spreading Across Rural America

Syphilis Is Spreading Across Rural AmericaPublic health officials say rural counties across the Midwest and West are becoming the new battleground. While syphilis is still concentrated in cities such as San Francisco, Atlanta and Las Vegas, its continued spread into places like Missouri, Iowa, Kansas and Oklahoma creates a new set of challenges

Even more frightening than military AI: an AI President of the Republic?

Even more frightening than military AI: an AI President of the Republic?A recent survey by the IE University in Madrid reveals that one in four Europeans would be ready to put an artificial intelligence in power. Should we be concerned for democracy or, on the contrary, welcome Europeans’ confidence in technology? “The idea of a