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Alan Boyle
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So it turns out that Google is working with one multimillion-dollar fusion venture, and Microsoft is working with a different one. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/google-joins-tri-alpha-energy-find-better-paths-fusion-power/

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That's one teeny-tiny, postage-stamp-sized step for interstellar exploration ... in preparation for a giant leap to Alpha Centauri: https://www.geekwire.com/2017/breakthrough-starshot-tests-worlds-smallest-space-probes-interstellar-mission/

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It's too early to talk about new cures for human eye diseases - but not too early to talk about hope. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/uw-researchers-retina-cells/

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Another step in Elon Musk's grand scheme to build underground car tunnel systems in L.A. and other places. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/elon-musk-shows-off-car-elevator-test-boring-companys-fast-track-tunnel/

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When it comes to computer vision, which are the best of the AI bots? I bet you can guess at least one of the contenders, especially if you play the game of Go. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/ai2-lists-top-artificial-intelligence-systems-visual-understanding-challenge/

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Augmented reality could be the next frontier for online shopping, especially if the algorithm builds in some bling. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/augmented-reality-shopping-phone-patent-hints-amazons-aspirations/

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Is AI a godsend or a scourge? Should I pore over the tweets and the Facebook posts, or should I just wait for the movie to come out? Either way, it's worth popping up some popcorn for the show. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/musk-zuckerberg-ai/

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"Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" may not be quite up to "The Fifth Element" on the cult-classic meter, but the movie provides eye-opening, thought-provoking visuals. Here are five takeaways... https://www.geekwire.com/2017/fifth-element-squared-5-cool-ideas-high-tech-sci-fi-visuals-valerian/

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That's one magic leap for augmented reality in a museum setting ...

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Astronomers call this the "Weird! Signal" ... in tribute to the 40-year-old "Wow! Signal." And like the Wow Signal, the latest anomaly now has an explanation that doesn't involve aliens. https://www.geekwire.com/2017/astronomers-now-think-know-weird-radio-signal-space/
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