The world's largest social network now has a feature, Jobs on Facebook, that is free for both job posters and job seekers. For millions of underemployed workers already on Facebook, it may be a welcome feature.
These glycerin "smart glasses" may be the only specs you'll need – although they do need a design intervention at some point.
Creating a race of super soldiers is off the table, too.
Harvard scientists say they are two years away from creating a hybrid embryo with mammoth traits.
Bill Gates proposes an ingenious solution to the job losses from the coming automation.
Jonathon Keats proposes a "Reciprocal Biomimicry Initiative" to help return the favor after taking so many great ideas from them.
Our increased dependency on antibiotics creates more resistant bacteria. How will we outwit these bad actors?
Google's DeepMind artificial intelligence learns what it takes to win, making human-like choices in competitive situations.
The 1971 cult classic Harold and Maude is an unlikely love story between a depressed 18-year-old Harold and a lively 79-year-old Maude who meet at a funeral. Given the rise is online dating and its impact on how...
The driverless car is coming – but what will *you* being doing in your self-driving car? Robotic cars will give rise to a new ridership economy of on-the-go services and experiences.
While often compared to the Roman Empire, the United States is not likely to collapse in the same way.
Philosopher and cognitive scientist David Chalmers warns about an AI-dominated future world without consciousness at a recent conference on artificial intelligence that also included Elon Musk, Ray Kurzweil, Sam...
Spontaneous talk on surprise topics. Artificial Intelligence inventor Ben Goertzel on thinking (and feeling) machines.
Time crystals could even form stable qubits, making quantum computing possible.
Are virtual assistants teaching children to be nasty?
A California man is suing Apple for not enabling a lockout feature on iPhones. He's not the only one.
Evidence suggests that gains in symptom reduction are permanent.
Economists find dating websites extremely useful, not to find the love of their lives because they provide an opportunity to observe a fascinating market in action: the market for marriage.
DARPA, the U.S. Department of Defense military research agency, whose work has resulted in staples of modern life such as the Internet and GPS systems, is now working with a San Francisco-based R&D lab –...
Bradley Tusk is the founder and CEO of Tusk Holdings. In conversation with Data4America, he discusses fighting regulatory battles for Uber and other disruptive companies.