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Shyam Sankar: The rise of human-computer cooperation

Shyam Sankar: The rise of human-computer cooperation

Translator: Joseph Geni Reviewer: Morton Bast I’d like to tell you about two games of chess. The first happened in 1997, in which Garry Kasparov, a human, lost to Deep Blue, a machine. To many, this was the dawn of… Continue Reading

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The Rise and Rise of New York’s Billionaire’s Row | The B1M

The Rise and Rise of New York’s Billionaire’s Row | The B1M

Widely acclaimed as a global city, New York’s eclectic mix of boroughs and neighbourhoods gives it a rich and diverse identity that is envied the world over. Shaped by nearly two centuries of economic cycles and the architectural and urban… Continue Reading

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Continents Rising: The Tallest Skyscrapers Under Construction | The B1M

Continents Rising: The Tallest Skyscrapers Under Construction | The B1M

From humble beginnings in Chicago and New York in the late 19th Century, skyscraper construction has proliferated. Now appearing in almost every major city on our planet, these remarkable vertical structures enable us to live and work in densely developed… Continue Reading

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The Rise of Samsung, Apple’s Secret Supplier

The Rise of Samsung, Apple’s Secret Supplier

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Hover, get 10% off your next domain purchase using the code real engineering. In 2007, Steve Jobs introduced the original iPhone. One of the most innovative and revolutionary products of… Continue Reading

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Mechanical Marvels—Automaton: The Draughtsman-Writer “Android,” ca.1800

Mechanical Marvels—Automaton: The Draughtsman-Writer “Android,” ca.1800

The Automaton at The Franklin Institute was built 200 years ago. Normally we think of robots as moving in very mechanical ways, very jerky motions. This machine far and away is the most elegant in its movement. The automaton is… Continue Reading

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Self-healing DNA may protect astronauts from killer radiation | Michelle Thaller

Self-healing DNA may protect astronauts from killer radiation | Michelle Thaller

So Peter, you ask a really good question about radiation perhaps being a limiting factor in human exploration. And honestly this is something that people are working on very hard right now. It is indeed a challenge. The astronauts on… Continue Reading