Category: Technology

Are We Ready for Cyborgs? The Tech Is on Its Way

Are we ready for cyborgs? More specifically, people with implants that enhance beyond the superficially cosmetic and into the realms of evolved beings?  Quick background: There are already the accepted medical examples: Cochlear implants, pacemakers, cardioverter defibrillators, catheters and heart valves, as well as those that incorporate technology […]

Robots Set To Take Over The Fast Food Industry

Robots will likely be serving up fast food orders within a decade. That’s according to Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed, whose company owns major brands like Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut. Speaking to CNBC Tuesday, the executive said that automation and artificial intelligence could largely take the place […]

Online Freedom of Speech May Be in Peril: Pew

Negative interactions on the Web — trolling, cyberbullying, harassment and just plain nastiness — have become commonplace, and this situation is likely to remain unchanged or worsen over the next decade, suggests a report the Pew Research Center released Wednesday. Pew and Elon University last summer polled more than […]

Pentagon’s DARPA Hopes Bitcoin Technology Can Help Protect Nukes

(DARPA) – The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking into engaging blockchain technology used by the cryptocurrency bitcoin for securing nuclear weapons and surveillance satellites.Blockchain tech was originally designed to track and accurately process the transfer of bitcoins, serving as a kind of recorded timeline of […]