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Curious tech and technology from the realm of science and science fiction.

Alan Kotok2 years ago
Do You Want Your Bacon CRISPR?
In the 1980s, pig farmers started seeing their herds come down with a viral infection causing severe breathing problems, a disorder that became known as porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome, ...
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J.D. Saward2 years ago
We Are the Millennials
Story: Fictional interlude <h1> We are the Millennials. Transmission from the Millennials Council begins here: Source: <h2> Council of The Millennials Forefront Repository: Planetary Retention: Trigge...
Joshua Sky2 years ago
Interview with Trina Phillips, Chief Futurist at SciFutures
Trina Phillips is a writer, editor and one of the chief futurists at SciFutures, a company dedicated to helping companies bridge the gap between science fiction and reality, via ideation, prototyping ...
Jared Rimer2 years ago
Screen Reader Usage: Part 1
Welcome to another article here on Vocal. I'm Jared Rimer, I am here to talk today about how us blind people go about using a computer. This will be a multipart series. The first part will talk about ...
Rob Salkowitz2 years ago
Visual Content Needs a Social Life
Series note: As technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, Big Data and mixed reality start to blur the line between science and science fiction, some of the most exciting developmen...
Made in DNA2 years ago
Screaming Metal (Part 014)
Despite the warmth of the day that was still evident above, the cold within the depths of the abandoned tech seeped into her bones. Here, the outlines of the junk grew perilous; protected from the ele...
Rob Salkowitz2 years ago
Sifting Through Data In Search of Truth
Series note: As technologies like artificial intelligence, machine learning, Big Data and mixed reality start to blur the line between science and science fiction, some of the most exciting developmen...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 14 (Pt. 2)
Read Chapters 1 - 14 at: Deep Sky Stories
Makenzie Ferrier2 years ago
Discussing Current Affairs With an A.I.
It's usually safe to assume that the majority of people who have grown up using the internet have been around to experience the same trends. Clever bot was one of these trends. Clever bot is an A.I de...
RJ Plant2 years ago
Digitize Yourself
Hello there! I’ve been meaning to bring you some fun new something or other, but my time and attention have been elsewhere. Also, I couldn’t really decide what I wanted to bring to your attention. The...
History of Private Spaceflight Companies
Almost a century ago, the world began to see the emergence of the first private flight companies. Within a matter of decades, people were yearning to fly on planes from Pan Am, Delta, and Continental....
Isaac Tan2 years ago
On Being Hacked
It’s just one of those things which you hardly think about until it happens to you. You know how to minimise the chances of it occurring but you couldn’t be bothered to take precautions. You think: “W...
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 14 (Pt.1)
Read Chapters 1 - 13 at: Deep Sky Stories
G.F. Brynn2 years ago
Alex The Inventor-Chapter 13 (Pt.2)
Read Chapters 1 - 13 at: Deep Sky Stories
Storing Information in DNA Archives
The computing memory required to store ongoing data in biomedicine is now estimated to exceed the computing challenges of running YouTube and Twitter. Data storing technology has constantly evolved to...
Mo Darasi2 years ago
Social Media and Our Privacy
Before the existence of the internet people were further away yet closer to each other at the same time. That is because privacy still existed before the internet came about. I know this is hypocritic...
Alan Kotok2 years ago
Health Care, Precisely One Person at a Time
About a year ago, National Institutes of Health launched the All of Us initiative, a large-scale research program that NIH hopes will make possible precision medicine: the design of health care tailor...
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Dr. Williams2 years ago
Magnetic Energy: Lindbergh's Secret
As long as there continues to be more oil discoveries instead of developing and implementing renewable green energy sources, global warming will continue to get more intense. The pursuit for more powe...