Nos acercamos a la “singularidad”

Los economistas utilizan el vocablo “exponencialmente” cuando la curva representativa de un proceso da un salto arriba o abajo que la aleja por completo de la tendencia a medio plazo. Miren lo que ocurre con las predicciones del cambio climático.

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6 things I learned from riding in a Google Self-Driving Car

Last week, a friend and I got a sneak peek at Google’s new self-driving cars. In addition to spending an afternoon cheating on my Intergalactic SpaceBoat of Light and Wonder, I got to chat with the engineers about the project. We drink. We doze. We text.

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The future of work in 29 powerful charts

Below are 29 powerful charts that I saw over 2014. I think these hold the keys to what we’re going to see the work look like over the next 10-15 years. There’s some genuinely fascinating stuff here that’s been dug out from a range of sources (some common, some less so).

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New research suggests an existing drug, riluzole, may prevent foggy ‘old age’ brain

New research suggests an existing drug, riluzole, may prevent foggy ‘old age’ brain Dec 22, Neuroscience Full size image When researchers looked at certain neurons (similar to the one shown on top) in rats treated with riluzole, they found an important change in one brain region, the hippocampus: m

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2014 is ending, but this wave of technology disruptions is just beginning

Changes in technology are happening at a scale which was unimaginable before and will cause disruption in industry after industry. This has really begun to worry me, because we are not ready for this change and most of our leading companies won’t exist 15–20 years from now.

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