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Oct 24, 2018

Flippy rings the bell to close the NYSE, theories abound as Forbes reports that NASA “discovered” a rectangular iceberg, Wapo uses broad brushes to associate Christians & conspiracy theorism, DARPA’s super soldier plan goes public via The Atlantic & a Nephilim Update!


AGG for the WEEK of Oct. 16 - Oct. 22

YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST FOLKS! (Updates on stories)

‘We'll have space bots with lasers, killing plants’: the rise of the robot farmer | Environment | The Guardian

Establishing an AI code of ethics will be harder than people think - MIT Technology Review



Blockchain engineers are now paid the same as experts in AI - Neowin



Artificial Intelligence In Enterprises - Businesses Are Waking Up

You Have No Idea What Artificial Intelligence Really Does – Futurism

Predictions for the Future of Artificial Intelligence | Analytics Insight

The rise of Artificial Intelligence and impending takeover - Livemint

The Rise Of The (Self-Replicating) Machines

What If AI Can Make Us More Human In The Age Of Robotic Automation?

Anki Vector review: Big on heart, not on smarts | VentureBeat

Hive CEO Kevin Guo interview on human-powered AI - INSIDER

Deloitte survey looks at the biggest risks of artificial intelligence - Business Insider

This AI can search for people by height, gender, and clothing in surveillance videos

Opinion | Beware the dark side of Artificial Intelligence - Livemint

Artificial intelligence — Who is responsible for the outcomes?

AI changing the way scientists carry out experiments

Scientists Help Robots 'Evolve.' Weirdness Ensues | WIRED

Robots! A fantastic catalog of new species / Boing Boing

Automation is democratizing experimental science - Axios

Boston Dynamics robot dog twerking to SexyBack will rattle your soul - CNET

Postman, shopper, builder: In Japan, there's a robot for that - Tech News | The Star Online

Japanese unicorn promises 'robots for everyone' in 5 years - Nikkei Asian Review

Groundbreaking Moment as a Robot Closes the NY Stock Exchange | Machine Design

The truth about robot cats and dogs: can they replace real pets? | South China Morning Post


ART-ificial INTELLIGENCE (AI in the arts)

Christie’s, Trying to Be Relevant, Puts AI Art on the Block - The New York Times

DeepMind's Eerie Reimagination of the Animal Kingdom

This is what AI looks like (as sketched by AI) | ZDNet

Do androids dream of electric beats? How AI is changing music for good | Music | The Guardian

ai: From Agriculture to Art — the AI wave sweeps in - The Economic Times



How the Blockchain Could Break Big Tech’s Hold on A.I. - The New York Times



The Biotech Innovation That Will Transform Society Has Arrived (Hint: It's Not CRISPR)

University choice and achievement partly down to DNA

DNA Tests Don't Prove Elizabeth Warren is Native American: Why Native American Is Not a Race

Elizabeth Warren’s pointless DNA test: Why genetic heritage is irrelevant to identity and politics |

What to Make of Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test - The Atlantic

Just about everything you’ve read on the Warren DNA test is wrong - The Washington Post

After Warren proves Native American ancestry, Trump pretends he didn’t make $1M charitable offer – ThinkProgress

Elizabeth Warren Falls for Trump’s Trap—and Promotes Insidious Ideas About Race and DNA | The New Yorker

Geneticists Criticize Use of Science by White Nationalists to Justify ‘Racial Purity’ - The New York Times

White-people-only DNA tests show how unequal science has become - MIT Technology Review

Genes linked to being gay may help straight people get more sex - MIT Technology Review

Want To Know When You'll Die? UCLA Scientist Decodes Lifespan, Learns Exercise Is Bull*hit | Zero Hedge

'Backdoor' eugenics: Are IVF and gene therapy an asset for humanity, or an ethical threat? - RN - ABC News

Designer babies aren’t futuristic. They’re already here. - MIT Technology Review

Researchers wake-up DNA from soil bacteria to discover novel acid antibiotic



Spend All of Jeff Bezos’ Money In This Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Game

Musk offers free rides through soon-to-open L.A. tunnel

Could Elon Musk tweet for all of eternity? Digital avatar technology could make it happen

Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk want to colonize Mars to save humanity - Vox



The Freshest Tinfoil Hats for Conspiracy-Theorist Fashionistas | The New Yorker

Explosive Device Found in Mailbox at George Soros’s Westchester County Home - The New York Times

The Christian conspiracies that keep evangelicals on Trump’s side - The Washington Post

Has there ever been a benign conspiracy or are they always sneaky? | Life and style | The Guardian

Twitter says it has removed several accounts affiliated with Infowars and Alex Jones | TechCrunch

Why Is The Metropolitan Museum Floating Conspiracy Theories In Its Latest Art Exhibition?

The Map You Grew Up With Is A Lie. This Is What The World Really Looks Like | IFLScience

NASA Finds Perfectly Rectangular Iceberg In Antarctica As If It Was Deliberately Cut



Jonsey, the cat from Alien, is getting his own spin-off

This Is What an Alien Encounter Might Look Like | WIRED

How This Whole Alien Abduction Thing Got Started - Neatorama

Stephen Hawking Predicted That Genetically Engineered Superhumans Could Destroy Humanity

A New Study Has Concluded That Extraterrestrial Life Might Actually Be Purple

Extraterrestrials Might Look Like Us, Says Astrobiologist

Search for alien life should be a fundamental part of NASA, new report urges |



Teens abandoning Facebook, still flocking to Instagram

Facebook on the Acquisition Hunt for Cybersecurity Firm on Cheddar

Facebook, Google Hit With Suits Over Location Tracking - Law360

Facebook and Google are run by today's robber barons. Break them up | Technology | The Guardian

Social Media Roundup: Facebook Hack Update, Pinterest Shopping Features, Snapchat As A News Source

Facebook wants to acquire a big cybersecurity firm - Business Insider



Bible Museum says five of its Dead Sea Scrolls are fake - BBC News


Patch's 2018 Guide To The Southland's Best Halloween Yard Haunts | Orland Park, IL Patch