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  1. Exclusive: John Deere closes in on fully autonomous farming with its latest AI acquisition

    Exclusive: John Deere closes in on fully autonomous farming with its latest AI acquisition

    John Deere is announcing the acquisition of a state-of-the-art algorithm package from artificial intelligence startup Light. For those of you wondering when driverless vehicles will ...

  2. Humans have big plans for space mining, but it’s not gonna be easy

    Humans have big plans for space mining, but it’s not gonna be easy

    Like Earth, planetary bodies such as the Moon, Mars, asteroids, and comets contain substantial deposits of valuable resources. This has caught the attention of both researchers and ...

  3. A flying yacht is here to solve the pain of being rich

    A flying yacht is here to solve the pain of being rich

    Rich people have a problem. No, it's not lukewarm champagne or confrontation by stories of poor people in the news. How do they get their zillion-dollar yacht to the next sun-drenched ...

  4. If Apple embracing USB-C is great news, then why am I so sad?

    If Apple embracing USB-C is great news, then why am I so sad?

    It's rumored that Apple will abandon its proprietary connector, the Lightning cable, in favor of USB-C. And I'm elated... but upset.

  5. Nope, Samsung isn’t making an EV

    Nope, Samsung isn’t making an EV

    Samsung has had a firm grip on several niches in the automotive components industry for some years now. With its own digital cockpit, its proprietary automotive processor, and various ...

  6. Apple’s switch to USB-C iPhones could benefit the entire smartphone ecosystem

    Apple’s switch to USB-C iPhones could benefit the entire smartphone ecosystem

    Over the last few weeks, reports have suggested that Apple might finally ditch the lightning port and move towards a USB-C future. And I’m crossing my fingers hoping this will actually ...

  7. Researchers plan to simulate life on Mars in Argentina’s red desert

    Researchers plan to simulate life on Mars in Argentina’s red desert

    A hundred kilometers away from the city of La Rioja, Argentina — and a thousand away from the capital Buenos Aires — lies the Los Colorados provincial reserve, which holds a Martian ...

  8. DeepMind researcher claims new 'Gato' AI could lead to AGI, says 'the game is over!'

    DeepMind researcher claims new 'Gato' AI could lead to AGI, says 'the game is over!'

    According to Doctor Nando de Freitas, a lead researcher at Google's DeepMind, humanity is apparently on the verge of solving artificial general intelligence (AGI) within our lifetimes. In ...

  9. DeepMind's astounding new 'Gato' AI makes me fear humans will never achieve AGI

    DeepMind's astounding new 'Gato' AI makes me fear humans will never achieve AGI

    DeepMind today unveiled a new multi-modal AI system capable of performing more than 600 different tasks. Dubbed Gato, it's arguably the most impressive all-in-one machine learning ...