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Next Big Thing Summit coming to Melbourne, Kurzweil to keynote

There's a big new tech show in Melbourne next week, complete with a trade show expo plus a wealth of great speakers, including Ray Kurzweil and Chris Anderson.

By March 6, 2014

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Microsoft wants to shock you when you get an email

Technically Incorrect: A patent application filed by Microsoft describes giving your skin a little buzz when you get a notification.

By August 20, 2015

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What you need to know about artificial intelligence, and the imminent robot future

From autonomous warfare to still-distant sentience, artificial intelligence in 2015 is nothing like we expected. Here are three things every geek who dreamed of a robot future needs to know.

By August 4, 2015

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Transcending Moore's Law

Technology's advances can sometimes leave us breathless. Get used to it. We're always going to feel that way.

By July 17, 2015

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Google exec: Humans will be hybrids by 2030

Technically Incorrect: We'll be connecting our brains directly with the cloud, says the renowned Google futurist Ray Kurzweil.

By June 4, 2015

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Will self-driving cars be programmed to kill you?

Technically Incorrect: Ethicists are beginning to muse about whether you will be more dispensable than the five people your out-of-control car is about to hit.

By June 17, 2015

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Watch the impossible joy of robots falling over like drunks

Technically Incorrect: During the DARPA Robotics Challenge, not everything goes to plan. Which makes for beautiful comic footage.

By June 7, 2015

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Google AI could be my new wife, steal my job -- and I'm nervous

Commentary: A Google AI expert says computers capable of having relationships aren't far off, but the idea of machines with common sense has CNET's Eric Mack feeling disposable.

By May 26, 2015

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Two-year-old cryogenically frozen by parents

Technically Incorrect: The parents of a Thai girl who died of brain cancer have had her frozen in the hope that science will one day be able to revive her. She is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo the procedure.

By April 16, 2015

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Why is the future always as miserable as Apple's 1984?

Technically Incorrect: A British paint manufacturer is the latest to (brilliantly) show a future that's quite painful and awful. Yet here we are loving the fancy gadgets that will take us there. Is there a disconnect?

By March 15, 2015