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October 2, 2017

Luna Letters and sub-orbital hops

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NASA and RosCosmos to build moon station,
SpaceX to launch two passengers around the Moon in 2018,
SpaceX to use Mars spacecraft for sub-orbital hops around Earth by Ian Woolf,
Taofiq Huq is sending your time capsule to the Moon.
Production checked by Charles Willock,
Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf
Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod

Taofiq Huq
Taofiq Huq, CEO of Luna Letter

NASA, Roscosmos Sign Joint Statement on Researching, Exploring Deep Space
Russia and the US will work together to build a moon base
Russia Will Team Up with NASA to Build a Lunar Space Station

SpaceX to Fly Passengers On Private Trip Around the Moon in 2018

Watch Elon Musk reveal 'something special' during Mars talk
Elon Musk's SpaceX flags cheap travel anywhere on Earth within an hour using new rocket

October 9, 2017

Face recognition and civil rights

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Australian Government will target asylum seekers from space,
Driver's license database plundered for face recognition surveillance.
Tim Norton from Digital Rights Watch talks about the new face recognition capability of the Australian Government.
Production checked by Charles Willock,
Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf
Rynos Theme by Kevin MacLeod

Tim Singleton Norton

Digital Rights Watch

Australia launches $10m satellite program to help spy planes detect warships, asylum seeker boats

Facial recognition: Where is it being used, and how does the technology work?
NeoFace Watch
UK police start using face recognition software to catch criminals
Pre-crime arrives in the UK: Better make sure your face stays off the crowdsourced watch list
iPhone X and 8: What we know about Apple's new phone and its new features
Did Chicago's facial recognition system catch its first crook?
Facial recognition software to aid Calgary police in future investigations
Man sees humour in 'racist' facial recognition software
NEC New Zealand Law Enforcement, Government and Immigration
Facial Discrimination: Why Turnbull’s radical surveillance plans warrant a closer look

October 16, 2017

Singing Astronaut Again

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Dr Paul Willis from RI Aus TV, and Will Berryman from Hostworks talk about bringing Astronaut Chris Hadfield to 10 000 school-children around Australia at once.
Chris Hadfield answers questions and sings for the children.
Production checked by Charles Willock,
Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf

Sydney Science Festival
Royal Institution Australia
Paul Willis, Director of RI Aus
Will Berryman at Hostworks

Chris Hadfield's blog: Space Oddity

October 23, 2017

Head transplant HEAVEN

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Stephen Juan talks with Lachlan Whatmore and Ian Woolf about keeping a severed head alive ,
Head transplants - HEAVEN? by Ian Woolf,
RE: Your brains by Jonathan Coulton.
Production checked by Charles Willock,
Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf

Human head transplantation. Where do we stand and a call to arms
Head transplant: PGI all ears
World’s first head transplant to happen early next year
HEAVEN: The head anastomosis venture Project outline for the first human head transplantation with spinal linkage (GEMINI)
A cross-circulated bicephalic model of head transplantation
Scientists carry out full head transplant on rats
Head transplant team’s new animal tests fail to convince critics
Accelerated recovery of sensorimotor function in a dog submitted to quasi-total transection of the cervical spinal cord and treated with PEG

C-Yoon Kim on Researchgate
Human Head Transplant Proposed—How Did We Get Here?

Jonathan Coulton

October 30, 2017

Expressive Blockchain AI Robots

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Dubai takes to the air, by Ian Woolf,
Ben Goertzal talks about his blockchain Artificial Intelligence platform and emotionally expressive robot Sophia,
Production checked by Charles Willock,
Produced and hosted by Ian Woolf
Rynos Theme by MacLeod (incompetech.com)

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Ben Goertzal's blog

World’s first rideable hoverbike looks cool as hell but will probably kill you
Dubai police announce electric Star Wars-style hoverbikes for officers at Gitex tech conference
The promotional video shows Dubai Police's Hoversurf Scorpion in action

Zapata Flyboard
Dubai launches Dolphin water jetpack system for firefighting from the air

Drone Flying Cars Will Soar Over Dubai This Summer
Dubai pushes the pedal to the metal on driverless cars

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