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Brain-Computer Interfaces as Addictive as Opioids: Researchers

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Someday, in the dim fart-filled chamber you will call home, you’re strapped into a helmet suckling mush through a straw and consuming content while social media and marketing companies hoover up your thought data.

This is within the realm of near possibility, a paper from the Imperial College London suggests. I exaggerate, but just a little.

In a forward-looking review of the state of brain-computer interfaces (BCI) technology, researchers warn of grim futures in which companies like Facebook and Google mine your emotions for marketing purposes, video games pipe into your mind,

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Alphabet launches new Intrinsic robotics software company

Alphabet announced its latest venture Friday, a robotics software company called “Intrinsic.” The segment comes out of X, its “moonshots” division.

Intrinsic said it’s developing software tools to make industrial robots easier to use, cheaper and more flexible, so they can expand the reach of consumers using them. Intrinsic chief Wendy Tan-White, said in a blog post that the company “is working to unlock the creative and economic potential of industrial robotics for millions more businesses, entrepreneurs, and developers.”

Two robots use perception, force control, and multi-robot planning to assemble a simple piece of

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Amazon is hiring a digital currency and blockchain expert

Andy Jassy, CEO Amazon Web Services, speaks at the WSJD Live conference in Laguna Beach, California, October 25, 2016.

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Amazon is looking to add a digital currency and blockchain expert to its payments team, suggesting the company could be taking a more serious look at cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin.

According to a recent job posting, Amazon’s payments acceptance and experience team is seeking to hire an “experienced product leader to develop Amazon’s Digital Currency and Blockchain strategy and product roadmap.”

“You will leverage your domain expertise in Blockchain, Distributed Ledger, Central Bank Digital Currencies and

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New technology being developed at Stennis for NASA long-range missions

New technology is being developed at Mississippi’s Stennis Space Center for NASA’s long-range space missions.The Space Center in Hancock County is primarily known for decades of service as a rocket-testing facility. As work continues on the Artemis missions, Stennis’ Autonomous System Lab is developing software to run critical systems on Gateway, an outpost that will be about the size of a small studio apartment.Gateway will serve as a staging point for exploration of the moon and deep space, and its life support systems will have to function continuously.“Autonomous systems are really important because once we get beyond low earth orbit, … Read More

How to Work With an SEO Agency (And Secrets They Won’t Tell You)

Your SEO agency won’t tell you everything.

There is an excellent chance that you aren’t getting the most out of your agency relationship because of what you don’t know.

If you are a bad client, you are leaving money on the table.

If you delay or make things difficult when your agency needs something, you leave money on the table.

If you treat your agency like a waiter taking your order rather than a strategic partner, you are leaving money on the table.

I’m going to pull back the kimono a bit and tell you some secrets that your agency

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Insights on the Utility Software Global Market to 2026 – Players Include IBM, Microsoft and SAP

DUBLIN, July 23, 2021–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Utility Software Market: Global Industry Analysis, Trends, Market Size, and Forecasts up to 2026” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The report on the global utility software market provides qualitative and quantitative analysis for the period from 2018 to 2026. The report predicts the global utility software market to grow with a CAGR of 5.34% over the forecast period from 2020-2026. The study on utility software market covers the analysis of the leading geographies such as North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and RoW for the period of 2018 to 2026.

The report

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