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1-Computing/cloud computing

-Explore  the History of Computers
-What is cloud computing? For a great description of the pros and cons of cloud computing, please        – Check out the article What is Cloud Computing? from PC Magazine.
-You can also check out How Cloud Computing Works from HowStuffWorks.
-No more copper wires?  Take a look at Silicon Photonics.
-Quantum Computing will make your PC  look like a calculator.
Google, NASA Will Install D-Wave’s Latest 2,000-Qubit Quantum Computer at Ames
-Hewlett Packard Enterprise Sends Supercomputer into Space to Accelerate Mission to Mars
-Microsoft’s Quantum Computing Programming Language is a Big Step Forward
-The 5 Biggest Computing Trends to Watch for at CES 2018
-Intel Unveils ‘Breakthrough’ Quantum Computer
-Science Takes a Step Toward Real-Life Lightsabers

2-Drones

Do you own a drone? Or do you just want to find out how individuals and industries will use drones in the future…
Then be sure to check out-

Drones Will Fly People Around Dubai This Summer
Drone Innovation Trends to Watch in 2017
Designing a Digital Traffic System for Commercial Drones
How Do You Get Kids Into Coding? Tynker and Parrot Let Them Use It To Fly Drones
Delivery Drones Just Set a New Distance Record For Transporting Blood Samples
Drone Cinematographers Capture Unsullied Places
Researchers Deploy Test Drones to Track Arctic Polar Bears

3-Machine learning/Robotics

Will robots and artificial intelligence (AI) benefit mankind or be its adversary?
Find out more-

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: How Computers Learn
Magnetic Robot Swarms Could Fight Cancer
New Platform Teaches Skills Using Robots
Will Robotics Save the Manufacturing Industry?
Video: The Record Breaking Robot That Teaches Humans How to Play Table Tennis
5G: The Communications Key to Autonomous Driving
Robots Taught to Ask for Clarification When Confused
SAM is a Construction Robot That Can Lay Bricks 6 Times Taster Than You Can
Smart factory ‘LocusBots’ Talk to Each Other to Work More Efficiently
Google is Tackling Fat Fingers, Text Translation Through GBOARD’S AI
Rise of Artificial Intelligence Opens New Career Paths
Automotive Machines and Design Principles for Robotics Teams and Future Engineers
How the Next Generation is Building Artificial Intelligence
A Robot Named Heliograf Got Hundreds of Stories Published Last Year
Greater Body Awareness May Make This Robot an Ace at Helping With Everyday Tasks
Filled With Liquid Metal, This Robot Skin is More Sensitive Than the Real Thing
Using AI to Discover the Moon’s Hidden Treasures
Deep Learning vs Machine Learning-What’s the Difference Between the Two?
New DNA Nanorobots Successfully Target and Kill off Cancerous Tumors
Virtual Reality Training Ground Helps Robots Prepare for the Real World

4-3D Printing

3D printing technology is allowing industries ranging from automotive to medicine to ‘print’ complex shapes that heretofore would have to be manufactured (if capable of being manufactured) at a much greater cost-

How Do 3D Printers Work? Here’s a Super Simple Breakdown
New 6-axis 3D Printer Can Print Complex Objects with Gravity-Defying Overhangs
3D Printing Healthcare
Why Automakers are in Love With 3D Printing
NASA Wants to 3D Print Habitats With Metal Extracted from Martian Soil
Crazy New Metamaterial Bricks Let Scientists ‘Steer’ Soundwaves, Levitate Small Objects
Meet Project Skywalker: a Fully-Automated 3D Printing Factory Operated by a Robotic Arm
Bacteria May Be the Key to Future 3D-Printed Bespoke Materials
Scientists Get 3D-Bioprinted Human Cells to Grow Inside Live Mice
NASA has Developed a Futuristic 3D-Printed ‘Space Fabric’
Lab-Grown Capillaries are Here, 3D-Printed Organs are Just Around the Corner
It’s Alive! These ‘Living Tattoos’ May Someday Monitor Your Health
Bugatti 3D Prints Titanium Brake Calipers For Chiron Supercar
How Team USA Used 3D Printing to Build a Better Luge

5-Space Exploration 

A variety of articles describing technological advances in space exploration and Astronomy-

Space X Successfully Performs First Reflight of Orbital Class Rocket
SpaceX to Send Two Tourists Around Moon in 2018
11 Science Fiction Concepts NASA Wants to Make Reality
Exploding Stars Bring a Rumble to Earth, and Maybe Gold, Too
This ‘Inflatable Space Yacht’ Could be in Orbit by 2022
Newly Discovered Moon Cave Could House Mankind’s First Lunar Colony
NASA is Sending Its Strange ‘Martian Igloo’ Into Orbit for a Trial Run
Watch NASA Test the Supersonic Parachute for the 2020 Mars Mission
Elon Musk’s crazy new plan combines Mars, David Bowie, and a Tesla Roadster
After 37 years, NASA Fires Up Engines on the Voyager 1 Space Explorer
NASA is Planning an Interstellar Mission to Alpha Centauri — But Not Until 2069
Everything You Need to Know About the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket
Water is Not Only Available on Mars, It’s Easily Accessible, NASA Finds
NASA Just Tested the Tiny Nuclear Reactor it Could Use for a Martian Colony
SpaceX Successfully Launches Falcon Heavy Rocket, Sends Car Into Space [Update]

6-Medicine

Novel advances in medicine and medical technology offers the promise of tackling incurable diseases and increased longevity-

Technology Brings Spatial Awareness to People with Vision Loss
Researchers One Step Closer to Reversing Hearing Loss
Using Precision Medicine to Tackle Cancer
This Google Algorithm Can Detect Cancer More Accurately than a Human Doctor
Discovery Could Reverse Aging and Help Us Live on Mars
Young blood: Scientists Say This Protein Could Be Key to Reversing Aging Process
Digital Natives Push for Personalized Healthcare Technology
Swiss Scientists Just 3D Printed an Artificial Heart That Beats Like the Real Thing
New Stem Cell-Based Implant Offers a ‘Functional Cure’ for Type 1 Diabetes
New CRISPR Technique Could Accelerate a Cure For Huntington’s Disease and ALS
VR Could Trick Stroke Victims’ Brains Toward Recovery
Kevlar Finds a Use Beyond Bulletproof Vests — As a Cartilage Replacement
New DNA Vaccine Could Lead to a One-Dose Universal Vaccine for the Flu
Implantable Miniature Robot Helps Correct Defects in Internal Organs
Smartglasses From eSight are Changing Blind People’s Lives by Enabling Them to See
Broccoli and Reprogrammed Gut Bacteria Team Up to Battle Cancer
CRISPR Gene Editing May Have Just Become a Whole Lot More Accurate
This E-skin is Not Only Self-Healing, It’s Totally Recyclable Too
Celularity Turns to Placenta Stem Cells to Try to Extend Life

7-Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality is changing the way industry does business-

Simulation Nation: How Companies Use VR to Create the Future
Making Virtual Reality: How Creators Embrace a New Medium
Building Technology for the VR Era

8-Material Science

Advances in material science and nanotechnology  are resulting in much lighter, much stronger materials-

Stanford”s Surprise Discovery May Lead to New Breakthrough Metamaterials
The Radical New Metal that’s Stronger than Steel
Electronics That Repair Themselves Might Be Possible With New Liquid Metal Transitor
MIT’s New Ultrafine, Ultrastrong Fibers Could Make Future Body Armor Tougher
Lasers Used to Create Negative Mass Particles
Tractor Beam Breakthrough Could Lead to Levitating Humans
Scientists Have Figured Out How to Make Wood Even Stronger Than Steel

9-Energy

Researching and developing energy solutions for future generations…

The World’s First Nuclear Fusion Plant is Now Halfway to ‘First Plasma’
New Material Efficiently Generates Hydrogen from Water