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Google’s Artificial Intelligence Can Beat You at Video Games

Computers have been known to beat humans at chess, and “Jeopardy!”, now there’s one more to be added to the list: the ability to beat humans in several classic arcade games. A team of Google scientists created an artificially intelligent compu[Read more]
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They Lied to Us: Back to the Future II’s 2015

It is well established that works of science fiction have influenced the general population's expectations for what the future will look like. It is a curious phenomenon when actual scientists are inspired by the work of science fiction writers, but [Read more]
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Is Quantum Entanglement Real?

One of many discoveries within quantum physics that is perfectly consistent with Buddhist principles is quantum entanglement. In this case, quantum entanglement (if it proves to be real) demonstrates the fundamental nature of reality as Buddhist monk[Read more]

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For Marcia Radosevich, science was always a little more than a hobby. Marcia lived in Boston at a time when biotechnology was being born.  Working in the healthcare information technology field, she knew many who were the first founders of trailblazing companies such as Biogen.  The mapping of the human genome, to her, was one… Read More…

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Google’s Artificial Intelligence Can Beat You at Video Games

Google’s Artificial Intelligence Can Beat You at Video Games

Computers have been known to beat humans at chess, and “Jeopardy!”, now there’s one more to be added to the list: the ability to beat humans in several classic arcade games. A team of Google scientists created an artificially intelligent computer program that teaches itself to play Atari 2600 video games. The computer uses only…

They Lied to Us: Back to the Future II’s 2015

They Lied to Us: Back to the Future II’s 2015

It is well established that works of science fiction have influenced the general population’s expectations for what the future will look like. It is a curious phenomenon when actual scientists are inspired by the work of science fiction writers, but what is far more common is normal civilians, like you or me, looking around and…

Is Quantum Entanglement Real?

Is Quantum Entanglement Real?

One of many discoveries within quantum physics that is perfectly consistent with Buddhist principles is quantum entanglement. In this case, quantum entanglement (if it proves to be real) demonstrates the fundamental nature of reality as Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh describes it: inter-being. Hanh tells us that the Buddhist concept of “non-self” ultimately means that no…

Can Science Fiction Writers Predict Trends in Technology’s Future?

Can Science Fiction Writers Predict Trends in Technology’s Future?

In the October 1945 education of Wireless World magazine was an article form a young Arthur C Clarke called “Extra terrestrial Relays.” It described the concept of using satellites in geostationary orbit around the Earth to beam radio signals form one content to another. The article was received as a grand idea and theoretically possible,…