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Science fiction likes to depict robots as autonomous machines, capable of making their own decisions and often expressing their own personalities. Yet we also tend to think of robots as property, and as lacking the …
Science fiction likes to depict robots as autonomous machines, capable of making their own decisions and often expressing their own …
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As a kid of the 80s (Oh shit, I'm really that old.^^), you know all these games, who had to use these low graphic resolution. The marvelous 8-Bit Pixel Illustrations by Gustavo Viselner based on …
As a kid of the 80s (Oh shit, I'm really that old.^^), you know all these games, who had to …
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Our love of black holes continues to grow as our knowledge of these celestial bodies expands. The latest news is the discovery of a rare "middleweight" black hole, a relative newcomer to the black hole …
Our love of black holes continues to grow as our knowledge of these celestial bodies expands. The latest news is …
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After beginning in India and travelling through China, Zen became well known across Japan in the Kamakura period. Although Zen was originally intended as a way to help one find one’s true self, in …
After beginning in India and travelling through China, Zen became well known across Japan in the Kamakura period. Although Zen …
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Many forms of energy surround you: sunlight, the heat in your room and even your own movements. All that energy—normally wasted—can potentially help power your portable and wearable gadgets, from biometric sensors to …
Many forms of energy surround you: sunlight, the heat in your room and even your own movements. All that energy—…
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Inspiring people is one of the things that every architect should aim at. Inspiration leads to possibilities and cultural achievements. Slovenian designer Coodo launched its series of prefabricated habitations that not only are accessible, flexible, …
Inspiring people is one of the things that every architect should aim at. Inspiration leads to possibilities and cultural achievements. …
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Wege aus der Krise.«Man schafft niemals Veränderung, indem man das Bestehende bekämpft. Um etwas zu verändern, baut man neue Modelle, die das Alte überflüssig machen.» Buckminster FullerDie Wegwerfgesellschaft ist am …
Wege aus der Krise.«Man schafft niemals Veränderung, indem man das Bestehende bekämpft. Um etwas zu verändern, …
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A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail of contaminants.“Water quality monitoring is conventionally done by narrowly investigating one or a few …
A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail …
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Fictional metaphors matter, and in the battle to safeguard our civil liberties few metaphors matter more than George Orwell’s 1984. Although first published almost 70 years ago, the lasting salience of this most archetypal dystopia is …
Fictional metaphors matter, and in the battle to safeguard our civil liberties few metaphors matter more than George Orwell’s 1984. …
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Trillions of neutrinos, or ghost particles, are passing through us every second. While scientists know this fact, they don't know what role neutrinos play in the universe because they are devilishly hard to measure.New …
Trillions of neutrinos, or ghost particles, are passing through us every second. While scientists know this fact, they don't know …
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