Space

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have profound visions for humanity’s future in space. Here’s how the billionaires’ goals compare. https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-jeff-bezos-space-mars-colonies-spacex-blue-origin-2019-6

First cell-based shrimp dumplings launched

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s first cell-based meat venture Shiok Meats lifted the lid on its lab-grown shrimp dumplings at the Disruption in Food and Sustainability Summit (DFSS) on Friday (Mar 29). There were just eight dumplings showcased at the summit, but the high-tech dim sum took months and S$5,000 to cook up. Read more at: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/siew-mai-goes-high-tech-singapore-s-first-cell-based-shrimp-11393320

Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

“A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract – an anatomically detailed computer simulation including the lips, jaw, tongue and larynx. The study was conducted in research participants with intact speech, but the technology could one day restore the […]

New Technology Uses Lasers to Transmit Audible Messages to Specific People

“Researchers have demonstrated that a laser can transmit an audible message to a person without any type of receiver equipment.” https://www.osa.org/en-us/about_osa/newsroom/news_releases/2019/new_technology_uses_lasers_to_transmit_audible_mes/ https://phys.org/news/2019-01-technology-lasers-transmit-audible-messages.html https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19051435

Sony PlayStation VR $399 + Free Shipping

Sony PlayStation VR: This Virtual Reality Platform by Sony is on sale for $399 at Best Buy. Sony PlayStation VR:Immerse yourself in a vivid virtual world of gaming with this Sony headset for the PlayStation VR. Its 3D audio technology makes sounds sharper and clearer, while the advanced VR display creates an incredibly lifelike gaming […]