Category Archives: Singularity


Unlocking Big Data: Lessons Learned From The God Particle

It’s a puzzle wrapped in an enigma wrapped in a symphony. It’s the Higgs boson, the so-called God particle, the greatest physics find of the 21st century, turned into... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/8/14

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New Artificial Materials Open Possibilities for Manned Space Exploration

Space exploration has many challenges, but one inconvenient fact in particular - the lack of oxygen in much of the universe - poses a real challenge to making offworld... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/6/14


Elon Musk Is Right: Colonizing the Solar System Is Humankind’s Insurance Policy Against Extinction

Why blow billions of dollars on space exploration when billions of people are living in poverty here on Earth? You’ve likely heard the justifications. The space... more

Written By: | Posted: 10/5/14


How Long Would It Take to Mine Bitcoin by Hand?

Bitcoin is a decentralized, digital currency. It was invented by a mysterious individual known by the handle, Satoshi Nakamoto. A bitcoin is volatile but is currently... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/30/14


Bill Clinton Discusses “Moonshots” with Peter Diamandis, Endorses Abundance

“Why are you so optimistic about the future...don’t you read the papers?” President Bill Clinton recently pitched this playful question to Peter Diamandis, Chairman... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/29/14


Virtual Reality May Become the Next Great Media Platform—But Can It Fool All Five Senses?

Jason Silva calls technologies of media “engines of empathy.” They allow us to look through someone else’s eyes, experience someone else’s story—and develop a... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/28/14


Futuristic Chinese Megastructure Would Include Soaring Towers, Massive Skyways, Urban Farms

Many of the world’s cities are hundreds, even thousands of years old. They evolved from the bottom up as populations changed and demanded change. A new road here, new... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/23/14


Scientists Reconstruct a Crystal’s 3D Structure from a Single Image

When it comes to the nanoworld, a picture really is like a thousand words. Thanks to a joint effort by European and Chinese scientists, a new microscopy method... more

Written By: | Posted: 09/23/14

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