A school in the UK is offering a degree in eSport (video games).
According to Bloom et al., ideas — and in particular the exponential growth they imply — are getting harder and harder to find.
The US pulled out of the Paris Agreement on climate change. What does that mean in concrete terms?
(…) since Paris was an entirely voluntary deal, Trump’s climate policies weren’t constrained in any meaningful way by our participation in it. Conversely, his climate policies won’t be substantively different now that we’re pulling out of Paris.
Samsung plans to make processors with 4nm features in 2020. As far as I know, this is half as small as any current processor.
The cortex is the part of the brain of mammals that is responsible for most higher-level brain functions. We sometimes lose some of the neurons in the cortex which, if this damage accumulate, can lead to serious cognitive problems. French researchers have shown that we can replenish these neurons using stem cells.
Japan is facing a decade-long period of stagnation, and it is running out of workers. So it is reportedly moving to legalize drone deliveries by 2020.
Some company claims that the blood plasma from young people can rejuvenate older people. This seems highly speculative and I would not recommend you try it. I would bet that the results are wrong. I am sure we can rejuvenate old human beings, but probably not through plasma transfusions.