For centuries, humans have strived to find ways to use technology to help improve their lives. In the past few decades, as we have entered the golden age of technology, the line between human and machine has blurred further and further. Now, as we move into an era where the natural course of evolution could be disrupted by man-made interventions, our generation must ponder difficult questions about the future of our relationship with technology.
5G technology is the latest mobile network technology to hit the markets and has promised faster speeds and better connections as compared to its predecessors. Though there are a number of advantages to be had, there may be a few catches to this high-speed cellular network technology.
The main goal of sleep scientists today is tailoring sleep in ways that benefit mankind. Many studies and inventions have now succeeded in manipulating sleep to improve memory restoration and creativity. Read on to find out more about this growing field.
With the introduction of antibiotics in human evolution, the world finally found its cure for many deadly infections. But extensive use of these fueled the development of resistant microbe species. The 21st century has now become the battleground for the war against human-created antimicrobials and resistant organisms termed superbugs.
Videos of Obama bad-mouthing Donald Trump, fake pornographic images of celebrities, and Nicholas Cage in a Superman movie clip are some of the content available online courtesy DeepFake. The algorithms behind this, GANs, while a huge breakthrough in deep learning, represent a serious risk of destroying lives through the lies that it can propagate.
The Washington Post’s AI bot Heliograf has over 850 published articles to its name. Around the world, artificial intelligence is finding growing use in newsrooms as more and more agencies automate the creation of reports.
In the first article of the Economics & Finance Society of Manipal’s Column, Dividend, Subhapratik Nayak writes about the housing crisis in Hong Kong, its ‘economic haven’ distinction, and the socio-economic web of deception that lies behind it.
The possibility and probability of finding extraterrestrial life in our vicinity has been baffling researchers and alien aficionados for decades. Whether or not we’ll soon see ET stop by for a casual chat over tea is something only time will tell.
For millennia, natural selection has automatically been updating the human mind and body to adapt to the constant changes that the Earth has been undergoing. With the rise of genetic engineering, humans have found a way to make this process much quicker and easier. But what happens when humans take life into their own hands, literally?
NASA announced on Thursday that its Mars rover Curiosity had new evidence suggesting ancient life on Mars. The results are the detection of new organic molecules and seasonal spikes in the methane concentration. Read on to find out more about the discovery and what it could mean.