Toronto Elevate Technology Conference Ponders Human Migration Patterns And The Future

Michelle Obama was one of the celebrities who attended the Elevate Technology Festival in Toronto last week. Michelle Obama and other celebrities attended the Toronto Elevate Technology conference last week. ELEVATE Last week Michelle Obama attended the Elevate technology conference [Read More…]

New LNG technology developed at University of Calgary touted as greener, cheaper

CALGARY — University of Calgary researchers focused on nanotechnology say they have developed a cheaper and more environmentally friendly way to create liquefied natural gas. The Split Flow Integrated LNG process uses specialized materials and chemistry to remove carbon dioxide and other impurities from the natural [Read More…]

Worshiping Technology Gods: Exponential Technologies And Anthropic Abundance

Ancient Roman lead water pipes (1st century). Grosvenor Museums, Chester, UK. WIKIMEDIA PUBLIC DOMAIN, WOLFGANG SAUBER Lead provided ancient Romans with an ideal material for plumbing (hence the Latin word for lead, plumbum). Asbestos radically improved fire safety. They also destroyed [Read More…]

GOOGLE CONTINUES INVESTMENTS IN MILITARY AND POLICE AI TECHNOLOGY THROUGH VENTURE CAPITAL ARM

LAST YEAR,GOOGLE faced internal revolt from many employees over its handling of Project Maven, a secretive contract between the company and the Department of Defense to use artificial intelligence to improve the military’s drone targeting capabilities. After a series of internal, worker-led protests [Read More…]