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What is the most immediate challenge you have at startup ecosystem level that you would like automation to help solve?

What is the most immediate challenge you have at startup ecosystem level that you would like automation to help solve? [ 20/April/21 ] In New Zealand that would be a trap that catches mammals – particularly mice, rats, cats, hedgehogs, … Continue reading

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Is human extinction as imminent as this article claims or is the writer trying to scare people?

[The comment was – Is human extinction as imminent as this article claims or is the writer trying to scare people? – but I didn’t record where I wrote it, and can’t now (2 weeks later) find it again or … Continue reading

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Immortality

Will genetic engineering make us inmortals? How? [ 13/April/21 ] Immortality is never a hard option. What we can conceivably do is eliminate the age related loss of function that we currently recognise as “aging”. There will eternally remain the … Continue reading

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What resources are we running out of on Earth?

What resources are we running out of on Earth? [ 3/April/21 ] As others have noted – Helium is the only one of significance, and that is because we are being very wasteful of it, and not recycling it, and … Continue reading

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On Jobs AI and the future

Why have we not lost our jobs when the Apple trees can automatically produce apples? Why would we lose jobs when AI or robots work in the future? [ 1/April/21 ] Because previously, for an apple to be available to … Continue reading

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Smart Grid

What’s your opinion of the smart grid? In particular, do you think that it will be a reality? That we can do things like demand response? What technologies do you think we need to work on to get it a … Continue reading

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Technology and the global family

Is it possible that technology may change the world into a global family in which everyone helps the members that are devoid of human rights? [ 14/Mar/21 ] In and of itself, No. As something that creates a new context … Continue reading

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Technology and humanity

If technological growth allows no room for nature to recuperate, what are the effects to the human race? [ 12/Mar/21 ] Mohammad Gani {in his answer} displays clearly why economics and finance are now the single greatest threat to human … Continue reading

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LifeBoat – SpaceX Satellites – risk of collision

Lifeboat Foundation – SpaceX Satellites [ 20/Feb/21 Link to business insider article about SpaceX satellites – Rj Tolley asked “How do all these satellites avoid collisions with human spacecraft?”] Do the math – even if you ignore them, the chances … Continue reading

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Lifeboat discussion on The Biggest Threats To Human Existence

[ 26/Jan/21 Facebook – Lifeboat Foundation] The list given of “The Biggest Threats To Human Existence” seems to me to be a very strange mix of categories. Nuclear war Bioengineered pandemic Artificial Intelligence Nanotechnology Extraterrestial Super volcanoes Food supply Weather … Continue reading

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