How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains

How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains ——————————————————————————– http://ift.tt/2dk34rJ The health of astronauts will be one of the main challenges for Musk. (credit: D. Mitriy/wikimedia, CC BY-ND) By Christian Schroeder, Lecturer in Environmental Science & Planetary Exploration, University of Stirling. Disclosure statement: Christian Schroeder is a NASA Mars … More How feasible are Elon Musk’s plans to settle on Mars? A planetary scientist explains

IBM researcher builds a phase-change capable artificial neuron

IBM researcher builds a phase-change capable artificial neuron ————————————————————–   Computers have long been compared to artificial brains, but now IBM has followed the comparison and built a working artificial neuron. The tech giant’s research center in Zurich created 500 of them to simulate a signal transfer similar to how the pro… from Engadget RSS … More IBM researcher builds a phase-change capable artificial neuron

A company is giving away free land to new recruits

A company is giving away free land to new recruits ————————————————————- When the Facebook post first appeared online in late August, it seemed like a hoax. A small business in Canada was offering free land as a signing bonus for new employees. Even the sweetest of Silicon Valley perks—free meals, climbing walls, laundry pick-up services, … More A company is giving away free land to new recruits