dustofoblivion123 OP t1_je354vo wrote

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"Compartir en Facebook Compartir en Twitter Compartir en Telegram Compartir en Whatsapp Enviar por email Tech. What is the 'digital curfew' in the U.S. and how will it curb underage social media use? Tech. Which countries have banned TikTok? Check the full list A former Google engineer has just predicted that humans will achieve immortality in eight years, something more than likely considering that 86% of his 147 predictions have been correct.

Ray Kurzweil visited the YouTube channel Adagio, in a discussion on the expansion of genetics, nanotechnology and robotics, which he believes will lead to age-reversing 'nanobots'.

These tiny robots will repair damaged cells and tissues that deteriorate as the body ages, making people immune to certain diseases such as cancer."


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"The Third International Summit on Human Genome Editing has concluded, and experts have come to a consensus that, “Heritable human genome editing remains unacceptable at this time,” according to their statement. There has ben a lot of hype surrounding the Nobel-prize winning tool CRISPR-Cas9, and it has been revolutionary for the biomedical laboratory. But there appears to still be a significant number of technical challenges that have to be overcome before this approach can be used to edit the genome of human embryos. This is even before we grapple with the ethical implications."


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"An upcoming Supreme Court case could answer one of the toughest questions of the internet age: Should online companies be held responsible for promoting harmful speech?

The case, Gonzalez v. Google, could upend the modern internet economy, sparing no online business. A ruling against Google will likely leave internet companies — from social media platforms to travel websites to online marketplaces — scrambling to reconfigure their businesses to avoid costly lawsuits.

The case, which will be argued Feb. 21, tests whether Google’s YouTube can be held liable for automated recommendations of Islamic State terrorism videos. The company is being sued by the family of Nohemi Gonzalez, a 23-year-old U.S. citizen who was among the at least 130 people killed in coordinated attacks by the Islamic State in Paris in November 2015."