"Forget the guilt trip: there’s a better way to get people to eat more bugs
Study: appealing to pleasure made people more likely to eat mealworm truffles"
#robots #ai #future #perspective - "A World Without Work: 6 Scenarios" Show more
"Machines will one day be able to carry out all tasks currently performed by humans. We asked the economist Gilles Saint-Paul to describe six possible futures for the 22nd century."
#DNA #CRISPR #science - "Scientists Have Invented an Awesome New CRISPR Method That 'Skips' Over Gene Sections" Show more
"The gene-editing technology CRISPR is already making a huge difference across many scientific fields, but its importance could be about to grow even further – scientists have discovered a new technique that can leave out particular sections"
#ai #F4iA - "Can data reveal the saddest number one song ever?" Show more
"Data journalist Miriam Quick put Spotify’s new #algorithm to the test, analysing over 1000 tracks to find the saddest pop songs to top the charts. The results were surprising."
"Researchers Successfully Put Bioengineered Lungs Into Pigs - D-brief"
In some cases, the bioengineered lungs stayed healthy and viable for months.
"The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to keep the man from touching the equipment." - Warren Bennis Show more
ReTooting this nice one from "s_synadj" at the birdsite today:
(Illustrations from that original tweet.)
Plus a cool π cake from the "NobelPrize" account at the birdsite, too. Ref. https://twitter.com/NobelPrize/status/973906348885856257
"New Research Suggests Ripple Is Even More Centralized Than Previously Thought" - Bitcoin News
"Critics have taken aim at XRP for years, claiming that Ripple exerts an unprecedented degree of control over transactions, something the company has always denied."
I am getting increasingly annoyed with having to "favourite" toots that I merely want to #followup or check out later, just because of the lacking #bookmarking #feature in #Mastodon / #Mastalab /(*clients?).
How many people mistakenly / subconciously think that this situation of misusing "favouriting" (in lack of proper options) indicates "agreeing"/"cheering" or the like?
Ripple to cooperate with-Moneygram:
"(..) and this is exactly what the developers of #Ripple want to #research and develop. #MoneyGram is not going to use the #cryptocurrency itself, but rather, the #blockchain structure connected with it"
"How to Use Smart Contracts For Revenue Sharing, Explained"
"Liberty to invest £700m in new 'green steel' strategy."
"Steel-maker Liberty House is about to launch a massive green investment campaign as it looks to quadruple production capacity."
"Bitcoin Account Holder Loses $100K Over Public Wireless Network
An unidentified 36-year-old man who owns a #Bitcoin account has lost more than 100,000 euros ($117,000) worth of Bitcoins while he was logged in on a public #wireless #network in a restaurant in #Vienna, #Austria."
"Banks should speed up the introduction of #instant payments, whereby money is received immediately and around the clock, to COUNTER the allure of digital currencies such as #bitcoin", an #ECB director said on Thursday.
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