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Scales, Feathers and Hair Have a Common Ancestor

An ancient reptilian creature was found by researchers to be the source of the spikes, plumage and fur that cover reptiles, birds and mammals.

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New Automation Technologies are Revolutionizing Farming

Technological advances are changing farming in a variety of ways, but not all technologies that can be used should be used.

Futurist Conference in Nigeria: Bridging the Divide

Nigeria ICT Fest: Bridging the Digital Divide Dates: December 1-3, 2016 The Nigeria ICT Fest is a futurist conference in Nigeria whose purpose is to bridge the digital divide between Nigeria and the developed world, and is currently seeking partners, collaborators and sponsors. This is an interview with the Conference Lead Organizer Agbolade Omowole. ——————————————————————————————— […]

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Former NASA chief unveils $100 million neural chip maker KnuEdge

It’s not all that easy to call KnuEdge a startup. Created a decade ago by Daniel Goldin, the former head of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, KnuEdge is only now coming out of stealth mode. It has already raised $100 million in funding to build a “neural chip” that Goldin says will make data centers more efficient in a hyperscale age.