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2014-05-22 12:22:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Toffler Associates (www.toffler.com), a leading strategy consultancy, participates in the Space Foundation's 30(th) Space Symposium held on May 19-22, 2014. Toffler Associates Managing Director Deborah Westphal, along with three of the firm's Senior Associates, were among the prominent speakers featured at this "must attend" industry event during which attendees had the opportunity to network with other space professionals and to...

2014-01-14 12:29:42

- The artificial intelligence field, in which Minsky is a towering figure, has contributed decisively to enlarging the role of computers - from calculating machines to universal machines - and facilitating more intuitive forms of interaction between people and computer devices MADRID, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth annual BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Information and Communication Technologies category goes to American scientist Marvin Minsky,...

2013-07-09 23:20:21

Neuroscientist, Philosopher & Information Designer Share Insights Into What the Human Race Might Expect SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 Beinghuman.org has announced that the upcoming Being Human 2013 event on Saturday, September 28, 2013 will include a tantalizing exploration of the future of humanity in a segment entitled “The Future of Being Human.” The segment will feature acclaimed neuroscientist David Eagleman, philosopher/technologist Natasha Vita-More and...

2013-06-28 23:17:38

The Mensa Education & Research Foundation will explore how science meets fiction at its 2013 Colloquium. Arlington, TX (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 The Mensa Education & Research Foundation will explore how science meets fiction at its 2013 Colloquium on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, at the Worthington Renaissance in Fort Worth, Texas from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. There are limited tickets available and can be purchased at the door for $69. The Foundation is inviting the public to explore how...

2013-05-06 23:25:11

History Channel special documentary “Vida Eterna” (Eternal Life) premiered on May 4, 2013 across Latin America. Main interviewee and adviser was Jose Luis Cordeiro, Director of the Venezuela Node of The Millennium Project. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 “Vida Eterna” (available in Spanish and Portuguese) considers the long quest for immortality among humans throughout history and the latest scientific advances that could make it possible in the next few decades. Is there a...

Should Morality Be Genetically Engineered In Unborn Babies?
2012-08-19 08:22:56

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online In a recent Reader's Digest article, an Oxford University professor, philosopher, and bioethicist reports that he believes parents have a "moral obligation" to genetically engineer their babies to make sure that they become better people. In the article, Julian Savulescu, who is also the director of the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics and the editor of the Journal of Medical Ethics, said that "screening out personality flaws,...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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