Can AI Beat a Trained Medical Professional in Predicting Heart Attacks?

April 16, 2017 – A vascular surgeon at Stanford University in California recently stated, “I can’t stress enough…how much I really hope that doctors start to ... Continue Reading →

It is No Coincidence That There is a Correlation Between Technological Innovation and Growing Economic Disparity

April 15, 2017 – What separates the rich from the poor these days is looking more and more like technology. The rise of Silicon Valley and its billionaire entrepreneurs coincides ... Continue Reading →

NASA Holds an Information Session to Talk About What’s Been Found on Ocean Worlds

April 14, 2017 – Who would have thought that the places to look for life other than here on Earth would be moons and dwarf planets located in the outer Solar System. NASA has ... Continue Reading →

Doomsday Clock Creeps Closer to Midnight with Dropping of “Mother of all Bombs”

April 14, 2017 – When I first saw the wire story about the deployment of the largest conventional bomb ever dropped on a target, I thought is this a “fuel-air” ordinance ... Continue Reading →

Gizmos & Gadgets: A Robot Named Tarzan

April 14, 2017 – A robot that can swing through the trees like Tarzan could bear the fictional character’s name. So meet Tarzan. It doesn’t actually swing through ... Continue Reading →

Will Artificial Intelligence Replace Human Teachers?

April 12, 2017 – Roy Rasmussen, has been a guest contributor to 21st Century Tech Blog on four previous occasions. He is a coauthor of Publishing for Publicity, a freelance copywriter, ... Continue Reading →

In the United States and India Young People Are Suing Their Governments Over Inaction on Climate Change

April 11, 2017 – A climate lawsuit launched by 21 youth in the State of Oregon charges the United States federal government with violating the essential rights embedded in the ... Continue Reading →

Peter Diamandis Talks About the Future of Supermarket Cashiers

April 10, 2017 – It has been awhile since I last shared the thoughts of Peter Diamandis of XPrize fame and Singularity University. It’s not that Peter has stopped writing. ... Continue Reading →

Synthetic Life – Humanity on the Brink of a Biological and Material Revolution

April 9, 2017 – “Life itself is becoming programmable,” states Bryan Johnson, a member of a venture capital fund that is investing in companies pursuing the creation ... Continue Reading →

Can Carbon Capture and Utilization Mitigate the Impact of CO2 on Climate Change?

April 8, 2017 – Canada has two of the largest carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) projects in operation today. Each will remove up to 1 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Continue Reading →