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Dallas Takes Step to Combat Climate Change

A climate change action plan will be developed with money from the City of Dallas that was part of a new budget approved Tuesday.

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r/Futurology - Man's purpose in the Age of Information

r/Futurology: Welcome to r/Futurology, a subreddit devoted to the field of Future(s) Studies and speculation about the development of humanity, technology, and civilization.

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Germany rolls out world's first hydrogen train - Tech News | The Star Online

Germany on Sept 17 rolled out the world's first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology. Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, began running a 100km route between the towns and cities of Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervoerde and Buxtehude in northern Germany - a stretch normally plied by diesel trains.

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Will Weisman | Start Here | SU Global Summit 2018 | Singularity University

Will Weisman, Executive Director, Summits, Singularity University Welcome to the 2018 Global Summit! SU Global Summit brings together a world-class collection of leaders. Together, we strive to better understand the future through exponential technologies, create meaningful connections among colleagues, and empower every individual to go out and build a better world.

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Alexa in Virtual Reality

Research produced from http://magicvoice.io developing an open source bridging technique between the Alexa Skills Kit and Unity3D seeking to explore the benefits of integrating smart assistants in Virtual Reality. Find out more at http://magicvoice.io/vr Blog post: PLACEHOLDER

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China's leaders are softening their stance on AI

Lintao Zhang/Getty Images China might be at loggerheads with the United States over trade, but it is calling for a friendlier approach to the development of artificial intelligence. Speaking at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai this week, China's vice premier, Liu He, said that AI would depend heavily on international cooperation.

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Energy Transition: Portugal Breaks 100% Renewables Mark - JumoreGlobal Insights

Last month, Portugal's renewable electricity output exceeded its monthly total grid demand, according to REN, the operator of the national transmission system. The average renewable energy for this month exceeded 103% of consumption, 55% of this energy was produced through hydropower, and 42% came from wind energy, breaking the record set in 2014 (99.2%).

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Sen. Harris tells federal agencies to get serious about facial recognition risks

Facial recognition technology presents myriad opportunities as well as risks, but it seems like the government tends to only consider the former when deploying it for law enforcement and clerical purposes. Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA) has written the FBI, FTC, and EEOC telling them they need to get...

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The Future of Fish Farming May Be Indoors

On a projection screen in front of a packed room in a coastal Maine town, computer-animated salmon swim energetically through a massive oval tank. A narrator's voice soothingly points out water currents that promote fish exercise and ideal meat texture, along with vertical mesh screens that "optimize fish densities and tank volume."

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'Maybe we'll both be on it': Elon Musk said he'd consider flying around the moon in a giant SpaceX ship with a Japanese billionaire and a crew of artists

Elon Musk, founder of the rocket company SpaceX, has revealed that Yusaku Maezawa will likely be the world's first moon tourist. Maezawa, a Japanese billionaire and art collector, has asked Musk to join him and up to eight artists on the week-long lunar flight. Musk hasn't said no, but "maybe."

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I'm a Heart Doctor. Here's Why I'm Wary of the New Apple Watch

Apple's new watch sounds like a win for anyone interested in their heart health. It will notify wearers of a slow or irregular heart rhythm, and it can take a basic electrocardiogram (ECG), a recording of the electrical activity of the heart. During Apple's presentation of the new watch on Sept.

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Ciel & Terre installs first public floating solar system in California

Ciel & Terre announced completion of a new 252-kW floating photovoltaic power system for the Lake County Special Districts on behalf of Kelseyville County Waterworks Dist. #3 in partnership with local contractor North Coast Solar. Financed by a municipal lease, the Ciel & Terre Hydrelio solar power system is being floated on a man-made wastewater...

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I choose to go to the Moon, with artists - Yusaku Maezawa

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Transparent Loudspeakers and MICs that Let Your Skin Play Music

An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has presented an innovative wearable technology that will turn your skin into a loudspeaker. This breakthrough has been led by Professor Hyunhyub Ko in the School of Energy and Chemical Engineering at UNIST.

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Elon Musk just announced that SpaceX will livestream its 2023 moon mission in virtual reality, in real time

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company's manned mission to the moon planned for 2023 will be livestreamed in real time, in virtual reality. "It'll feel like you're there in real-time minus a few seconds for speed of light," Musk said.

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