It’s a week of both madness and awe. From Google’s recent announcement of joining MOOC provider Udacity, with a free course on Deep Learning, to Chinese surgeons successfully carrying out a head transplant on a monkey, the future has never been this interesting so far. But we’re not done yet. More is to come as we continue accelerating forward. Are you ready? Welcome to the future!
Deep Learning MOOC
Joining a growing number of universities and organizations, Google has recently announced that they’ll be providing a free Deep Learning course online using MOOC provider Udacity. SOURCE
Netflix Cyberpunk Series
Netflix has recently announced that they’ve acquired the rights to produce a 10-episode series based on cyberpunk novel Altered Carbon, which was written in 2002 by sci-fi author Richard K. Morgan. SOURCE
Dutch fashion designer Anouk Wipprecht has unveiled a project of hers where she’s developing futuristic fashion clothing using a combination of both sensors and robotic devices. SOURCE
Monkey Head Transplant
Led by researchers at Harbin Medical University, orthopedic surgeon Xiaoping Ren has successfully carried out a head transplant on a monkey, which will be repeated next year on a human subject by Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero. SOURCE