On this episode, Basil is sick, China has a Flippy army restaurant, Norcal has a new Flippy burger joint, AI decodes rat speech with DeepSqueak, Trump signs AI EO, AI discovers hybrid in human genome, and Russia plans to exit the regular Internet for their own. Go follow us on our new Twitch channel and stay tuned, as we will soon announce the date of our first live stream! And we know it’s not the best platform right now, but join us on Patreon to get MORE!
AGG for the WEEK of FEB 7-13
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AncestryDNA genetic test review ancestry update – Business Insider
Robot-made coffee, burgers in SF: on automation and jobs
TECHNOLOGY, ROBOTS, AND AI! OH MY!
Can AI love? Two robots just fell in love over talk of humanity’s demise | Verdict
Artificial intelligence used to decode rodent chitchat – Science Focus – BBC Focus Magazine
Monkeys With Superpower Eyes Could Help Cure Color Blindness | WIRED
What Games Are Humans Still Better at Than AI?
AI gets carded, China and US agree on robot wars, Amazon claims Rekognition is just fine
BBC – Future – The robot that learned how to skate on ice
They Asked if People Would Rather Kill a Human or a Sentient Robot
China is unleashing killer robots and stealth drones that carry out targeted airstrikes without a human pressing the fire button
DARPA wants smart bandages for wounded warriors | TechCrunch
Robots and virtual reality are the future of sex | The Independent
Baidu made a smart cat shelter that uses AI to tell cats and dogs apart – The Verge
IBM’s AI competed against a human in a debate. The results are telling. – Vox
Google and Microsoft Warn That AI May Do Dumb Things | WIRED
Trump Signs Executive Order Promoting Artificial Intelligence – The New York Times
This art has been created by AI. Will collectors want it? – Art & Culture – The Jakarta Post
Meet Ai-Da, the world’s first humanoid robot portrait artist | TechRadar
Europe must avoid ‘over-hasty’ regulation on AI or risk missing out on economic benefits
“Catastrophic” hack on email provider destroys almost two decades of data | Ars Technica
CONSPIRACY THEORIES AND SOMETIMES FACTS!
QAnon Finally Returns. What’s Next For His Rowdy Followers?
Why so many people believe conspiracy theories – BBC News
US Geologist REVEALS How Fast-Shifting North Magnetic Pole Will Affect Humanity
Earth’s magnetic shield booms like a drum when hit by impulses
THE FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE TECNOCHALYPSE
Bill Gates Gets Why People Are Doubting Billionaires—And He Has A Defense (Even For Mark Zuckerberg)
SpaceX: Elon Musk Reveals Future Price Plan for a Return Ticket to Mars | Inverse
Remember When Jeff Bezos Told Peter Thiel To ‘Develop a Thick Skin’?
Bill and Melinda Gates letter on at-home DNA tests like 23andMe – Business Insider
NASA to find aliens ‘IN YEARS’: Shock study reveals countdown to alien discovery
Bible ALIEN SHOCK: Ancient ‘religious remains’ fuel extraterrestrial claim
Tell RoboCallers you were abducted by aliens
Gene Editing Tools Like CRISPR May Help Us Cure Herpes One Day
UC Berkeley Team to Be Awarded CRISPR Patent | The Scientist Magazine®
The Genetic Case for Monogamy | Psychology Today
The FDA Is Trying to Figure out How to Regulate Smart Pills
Artificial Intelligence Has Found an Unknown ‘Ghost’ Ancestor in The Human Genome
CRYPTOCURRENCY AND B-B-B-BLOCK CHAIN!
Software Giant Oracle Expands Its Enterprise Blockchain Platform
Facebook Investor Roger McNamee Is Now a Company Nemesis
Google, Facebook, Apple news should be regulated: UK government report
Here’s What Amazon’s Eero Acquisition Means