Whether we’re engineering intelligent machines to help aid us throughout life or are developing newer technologies that help us merge with the machines, the future we’re accelerating towards is one which is humanity-designed, which will subsequently outpace humanity itself. As we near closer past the kneecap of the exponential curve, the rate of technological growth will be so incredible that our merging with the machines will be the only method of which we’ll be able to survive. Welcome to the future!
What started off costing more than $250,000 per pound to make in just a little over a year ago, the cost of lab-grown meat is now only at an affordable $27 per pound. SOURCE
Gene Edited Embryos
One year ago, Chinese scientists made history by modifying the DNA of human embryos. Today, they’ve done it again using CRISPR/Cas9 to help introduce HIV-resistance. SOURCE
Global A.I. Platform
Dag Kittlaus, Co-Founder of Siri, and his team will be appearing onstage at Disrupt NY 2016 to introduce a demo of Viv – a new A.I. platform that’ll “enable everyone to talk to everything.” SOURCE
Officially known as the Cybathlon, Zurich Switzerland will be hosting the world’s first Cyborg Olympics, which will be held on October 8th of this year. SOURCE