Richard Gibbs, one of the most prominent researchers in genomics, predicts that we will go from the research stage to actual useable personalized gene-based treatment within the next three years (by 2007). Following Ray Kurzweil’s double exponential curve on technology growth, it feels like NOTHING is more than three years away. Read More⇒
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US Patent Office: No, we’re not overworked. Yes, of course I meant to assign that apple tree patent to Microsoft.
Either Microsoft is now making a covert move into agribiotech or a Patent Officer fell asleep while assigning this patent for shiny red “Adam’s Apple” trees to Microsoft. Read More⇒
Based on features that keep mysteriously falling out of other releases and also on this article in MacNewsWorld, I predict the following will be key components of OS 10.4 Tiger that will be previewed at the WWDC. Please note that I have absolutely NO access to any internal Apple documents or people and these predictions […] Read More⇒
The Universe is 14 billion years old and will either either re-collapse into itself, expand into a completely diluted state, or rip apart in its 36th billion year in a runaway expansion so violent that galaxies and planets will be torn asunder in a fraction of a second. How do we manage the polarity inherent […] Read More⇒