Thursday, 6 July 2017

The Drake equation (pictures, video, facts & news)... BBC - Universe!

BBC - Universe - The Drake equation (pictures, video, facts & news)

The Drake equation

Named for its creator, astrophysicist Frank Drake, the Drake equation is an attempt to estimate N, the number of advanced civilisations in the Milky Way galaxy. Many of the numbers that go into the Drake equation can only be guessed at, for example, the factor L, the average lifetime of an advanced civilisation.

According to Drake, the average of people's best estimates suggests that there are about 10,000 technically advanced civilisations spread across our galaxy... Read More>>>

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Predictions for 2020s With Ray Kurzweil...

Predictions for 2020s With Ray Kurzweil | 33rd Square

3D printing food, future methods of payment and many more signs of things to come are discussed by Ray Kurzweil in this video.

Ray Kurzweil is a prize-winning author and scientist. He was named Inventor of the Year by MIT in 1988 and was awarded the Dickson Prize, Carnegie Mellon's top science prize, in 1994. He is the recipient of nine honorary doctorates and honors from two American presidents.

Kurzweil believes that we will enhance our natural biological intelligence through artificial intelligence in the future. Kurzweil explores logarithmic advances in computing power and information technologies and uses the history of their trajectories to project when and how artificial intelligence may enhance our daily lives.

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