Whether we’re creating intelligence within machines or enhancing intelligence within other living species, our quest is clear: the future proliferation of intelligence is at the forefront of everything we do in both scientific research and technological innovation. We’re at the cusp of remarkable change beyond that which we can currently fathom. We’re developing a future that is so hard to believe, but continues proving our skepticism wrong by each new week. Which raises the question: are we even ready for the pace of change? Welcome to the future!
Scientists at Stanford University were able to implant a multi-electrode array into the brains of monkeys, which allowed them to transcribe segments of Shakespeare’s Hamlet at a rate of 12 words per minute. SOURCE
Researchers from California had recently discovered a naturally occurring molecule which, when injected into bone tissue, causes pluripotent stem cells to regenerate. SOURCE
D-Wave Systems co-founder Geordie Rose has become CEO of startup company Kindred Systems, of which is aiming to develop advanced teleoperated and autonomous robots. SOURCE