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Curious tech and technology from the realm of science and science ficiton.

Alex The Inventor-Chapter 17

G.F. Brynn
in Fiction

Read Chapters 1 - 16 at: Deep Sky Stories

Millennials Are Aliens and They Are Alienated

Phillip Woodford
in Culture

The Millennial generation has so much choice, so many life chances and so much technology at the finger tips, they have become the object of hate and ridicule from previous generations. The stereotypi...

Should We Be Careful With the Development of Artificial Intelligence?

Ben Tearzz
in Science

The short answer would be yes. But let me start out by asking you a question. Have you ever seen Terminator? Doesn’t have to be all of them, just one of the movies. The thought might have struck you, ...

A Thinking Person's Artificial Intelligence

Alan Kotok
in Science

Over the past decade, artificial intelligence migrated from computer geeks' workshops to something many people encounter in their everyday lives, but not without fears of its effects. Last year, the P...

The Dawn of Microbots and Nanorobots

Thamarasee Jeewandara
in Science

Creating nano and micro-scale robots to assist biomedical interventions in humans is a relatively young research field receiving copious amounts of interest within scientific research and Sci-Fi.

Interview With Dr. Louis Rosenberg, Founder Of Unanimous A.I.

OMNI Staff
in Science

It's rather fitting that Dr. Louis Rosenberg, an individual wholly dedicated to preparing humans for the immediate and distant future, is featured in a project titled Year Million, National Geographic...

Can Better Data Head Off Environmental Disasters?

Rob Salkowitz
in Science

Do you live within 200 yards of an oil or gas pipe? More than 60% of Americans do, but no one—not public agencies, not commercial customers, and not even the energy companies that own the pipes—could ...

Alex The Inventor-Chapter 16

G.F. Brynn
in Fiction

Read Chapters 1 - 15 at: Deep Sky Stories

The Wickedness of A.I.

Tomás Brandão
in Science

Like with most things in life “There's no rose without a thorn”, in other words, there are going to be some negative points to this tale, and they don't exactly sound very reassuring, quite the contra...

Artificial Intelligence Programs For Startups

Madeline Basirico
in Culture

Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is a growing field where technology and machines are created to obtain knowledge and learn from it, just like humans. Algorithms are created that allow machines to comp...

Top Bezel-less Technology Smartphones

Anand Narayanaswamy
in Science

Nowadays, smartphones are manufactured using technologies such as enhanced fast processor, slim design, metal unibody, fingerprint scanner and iris scanner. The latest to the party is the integration ...

Screen Reader Usage: Part 2

Jared Rimer
in Culture

Welcome to another article here on Vocal. I'm Jared Rimer. This is the second installment of a multipart series that delves into how blind and visually impaired people go about using the computer. In ...

Do You Want Your Bacon CRISPR?

Alan Kotok
in Science

In the 1980s, pig farmers started seeing their herds come down with a viral infection causing severe breathing problems, a disorder that became known as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, ...

We Are the Millennials

J.D. Saward
in Fiction

Story: Fictional interlude <h1> We are the Millennials. Transmission from the Millennials Council begins here: Source: <h2> Council of The Millennials Forefront Repository: Planetary Retention: Trigge...

Interview with Trina Phillips, Chief Futurist at SciFutures

Joshua Sky
in Culture

Trina Phillips is a writer, editor and one of the chief futurists at SciFutures, a company dedicated to helping companies bridge the gap between science fiction and reality, via ideation, prototyping ...

Screen Reader Usage: Part 1

Jared Rimer
in Culture

Welcome to another article here on Vocal. I'm Jared Rimer, I am here to talk today about how us blind people go about using a computer. This will be a multipart series. The first part will talk about ...