Would AI be better at governing than politicians?

A new survey on Europeans’ attitudes towards technology found that a quarter of people would prefer it if policy decisions were made by artificial intelligence instead of politicians. The Center for the Governance of Change at Spain’s IE University polled 2,500 adults in the UK, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Italy, and the Netherlands in January. The results... Continue Reading →

Scientists Capture Bacteria That Eat Pollution and Breathe Electricity

In Yellowstone National Park, lies the Heart Lake Geyser Basin. This area is home to pools of hot water, ranging from about 110 to nearly 200degrees Fahrenheit, that carry some very impressive bacteria that eat pollution and breathe electricity.  Now, Washington State University's (WSU) Abdelrhman Mohamed and colleagues have captured these microorganisms straight from their source to study them. ... Continue Reading →

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