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A Japanese Startup Will Try to Land on the Moon Next Year

Image: Group Hakuto/ispace Inc

Going to the Moon is formally hip once again, thanks in no little part to Google, which is using $20million to the very first personal business that can arrive at our closest next-door neighbor, roll around a bit, and beam images back to Earth. 28 more words

Scaled Composites Model 318 White Knight One

@ Edwards AFB Open House, Lancaster, CA

October 2009

Taken during my last visit to Edwards for their wonderful Open House event.  The variety of experimental aircraft on display sets this airshow far apart from all the others.  52 more words

No need for doctors in the future?

This post is inspired by recent events, when I was approached to moderate a controversial discussion with an expert panel at an international health innovation event in Europe.  1,278 more words


IBM Watson AI XPRIZE offers $5 million

The latest multimillion-dollar tech challenge – known as the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE – will be aimed at encouraging collaboration between humans and artificial intelligence software to solve the world’s big problems. 169 more words


New X Prize Aims to Show AI Is Friend Not Foe

An X Prize unveiled on Wednesday promised millions of dollars to a team that could best show that artificial intelligence is humanity’s friend, not its enemy. 389 more words


IBM To Hold $5 Million Watson Artificial Intelligence Contest

IBM has a new plan to popularize its Watson cognitive computing technology.

The business technology giant said on Tuesday at the TED conference in Vancouver, British Columbia that it will hold a $5 million competition for developers and researchers who can come up with something revolutionary while using Watson as the underlying technology. 433 more words


X Prize And IBM Team Up On A New, $5 Million A.I. Competition

On Wednesday morning at TED2016, The X Prize Foundation founder Peter Diamandis and IBM Watson general manager David Kenny jointly announced the launch of a new X Prize competition focused on artificial intelligence. 300 more words

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