Experts Warn UN Panel About the Dangers of Artificial Superintelligence within next 100 Years

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In a current United Nations meeting about emerging global risks, political representatives from around the world were cautioned about the dangers posed by artificial intelligence and other future technologies. The event, organized by Georgia’s UN representatives and the UN Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), was set up to foster debate about the national… Read more »

Avoiding the Reporting Trap – A Frontrunner Approach for Building ‘Investor Proof’ Sustainability Strategies

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Avoiding the Reporting Trap

An excellent presentation about Sustainability, recommended: From 18 years of experience and supported by 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index data from the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and telecommunication industries, this report is created for companies that are looking to improve their ROI from sustainability by embedding it into the business strategy. Using best practice examples on… Read more »

World Energy Outlook Special Report on Energy and Climate Change

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Energy and Climate Change

Reading this excelent report about Climate Change The world is moving towards a crucial climate change meeting in Paris in December 2015 (COP21). The negotiations there will be based on national pledges, formally known as Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, with the goal of setting the world on a sustainable path. As energy production and use… Read more »

More VW trouble: 2016 diesels have new suspect software

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U.S. regulators say they have a lot more questions for Volkswagen, triggered by the company’s recent disclosure of additional suspect software in 2016 diesel models that potentially would help exhaust systems run cleaner during government tests. The new software was first revealed to Environmental Protection Agency and California regulators on Sept. 29, prompting the company… Read more »

The U.S. cities that will stay above sea level after global warming–and the ones that will disappear

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We’ve all heard doomsday predictions about what global warming means for coastal US cities. And now a new, interactive map from nonprofit climate science publication Climate Central illustrates precisely how American cities will fare under the best and worst possible climate futures—and which ones will disappear completely. Climate Central is not the first group to…… Read more »

Become Energy Efficient!

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Become Energy Efficient

Once electricity come with us, it’s really hard to think as away from it. Imagining a life with not electricity isn’t simply a troublesome one, however associate not possible one. This can be the explanation why electricity is precious and may be judiciously used. There’s no dearth of electricity across SAARC nations, however saving some… Read more »

Scientist Designs Bio-Inspired Robotic Finger That Looks, Feels and Works Like the Real Thing

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Most robotic parts used today are rigid, have a limited range of motion and don’t really look lifelike. Inspired by both nature and biology, a scientist from Florida Atlantic University has designed a novel robotic finger that looks and feels like the real thing. In an article recently published in the journal Bioinspiration & Biomimetics,… Read more »

Horizontal Plane vs Vertical Plane Production

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Horizontal Plane vs Vertical Plane Production

Vertical farming comes with unique costs, like weird labor & equipment costs. What do vertical farming costs look like in stacked and vertical production? In this video, Dr. Nate shows you the ratios of growing space to total space for three kinds of vertical farming. Source: brightagrotech.com