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Universal Basic Income Universal Basic Income

I talk about this on my site. Maybe you’ll wanna visit it and weigh in?

My Commentary on the Confirmation of Gravitational Waves My Commentary on the Confirmation of Gravitational Waves

It’s all right here, at the mighty, mighty Farlops Industries.

We Are The Robots We Are The Robots

Now, I’ve never been the one to use the word “cute” lightly but, I’ve just seen something that I think is heartmeltingly cute: German first graders in cardboard robot suits singing and playing a Kraftwerk classic.

Kinja, I continue to want to kick followers

Why? Not even because of political reasons but because spambots are trying to leverage the following function to buy themselves legitimacy. This needs to be fixed.

"Now Fatigue" "Now Fatigue"

I’m not going to add to Denton’s content farm by repeating my ideas here but I will attempt to leverage a little traffic to my own site with this post about a phrase I’ve come up for discussions of futurism.

My Only Star Wars Hype Post, I Promise. My Only Star Wars Hype Post, I Promise.

Unless you’re another physicist, never bet against Einstein:

Soviet Robocop! Soviet Robocop!

Okay so the following image came up under a weird circumstance:

This Week's Rick and Morty Episode? This Week's Rick and Morty Episode?

[WARNING DISCUSSION OF SPOILERS]

Kicking As a Path To Reliability Kicking As a Path To Reliability

Several months back io9 posted a story about quadrapedal robots getting kicked and shoved around by humans. There many jokes about robot retribution but I saw it a different way. To me this was the equivalent of the first lungfish heaving themselves, gasping, onto land. Learning is often painful. A child has to dry…

Holography Just Took a Giant Step Forward Holography Just Took a Giant Step Forward

The University of Tsukuba figured out a very clever way use a 3D printer and a femtosecond pulsed infrared laser to project simple text and images in midair.

Political Science Fiction: Alternative Voting Schemes Political Science Fiction: Alternative Voting Schemes

So what does O-Deck think of this alternate scheme for voting?

Singapore Opens a Robot Car Testing Lab Singapore Opens a Robot Car Testing Lab

In a partnership between Nanyang Technological University and NXP Semiconductors Ltd. Singapore plans to do research and development in robot cars and embedded traffic management infrastructure.

Particle Accelerators Around Black Holes? Particle Accelerators Around Black Holes?

Are extraterrestrial civilizations building particle accelerators around black holes, and can we detect their use? Astrophysicist Brian Lacki at the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study speculates that we may actually ask and answer such questions. He proposes that if such accelerators are operating they will…

A Smattering of Science From My RSS Feeds

Data analysis from Hebrew University in Israel indicates that if spacetime is quantized and foamlike on a numbingly tiny scale, there is an upper limit to the size of those bubbles of spacetime.

A solar cell that's transparent to visible light A solar cell that's transparent to visible light

Michigan State University has invented a solar energy concentrator that appears as transparent as glass but actually captures the infrared and ultraviolet in the Sun's rays and then deflects them, as infrared, to photovoltaic cells on the edges of the plastic cell. So to us, the cell appears transparent but in reality…

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