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Things To Do Today In London: Monday 16 January 2017

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Get free cake, free lunch, or hear from Stephen Hawking.

SNL Recap: Tina Fey's Advice For Felicity Jones

Felicity Jones is best known for her film roles: blithely pointing at paintings alongside Tom Hanks in Inferno, dutifully holding the hand of physicist hubby Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything and, most recently, kicking ass as non-Jedi hero Jyn Erso in Rogue One. In other words, she hasn't ... More »

Stephen Hawking’s Productive Laziness

Hawking’s Fixed Schedule Productivity In the 1980s, at the height of his intellectual productivity, Stephen Hawking used to head home from his office between five and six. He rarely worked later. Here’s how he explained his behavior to his PhD student Bruce Allen (now a professor at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics): “Bruce, here’s […]

It’s Stephen Hawking’s Birthday: Genius Physicist And ALS Survivor Turns 75

At the age of 21, he was only given a few years to live after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. But as Stephen Hawking celebrates his 75th birthday, he serves as proof that one can enjoy great success and live a long, fruitful life despite the debilitating effects of ALS. Show More Summary

How Stephen Hawking beat the odds of ALS to reach his 75th birthday

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January 8 is Stephen Hawking’s 75th birthday, an age particularly remarkable for a man living with a form of the motor-neuron disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In celebration of Hawking’s remarkable life achievement despite his severe disability, let’s have a look at the disease that...

Stephen Hawking says he has a way to escape from a black hole

Researchers have long struggled to resolve what happens to information when it falls inside a black hole, but the famous physicist says he has a solution

Stephen Hawking at 75: a brief history – Science Weekly podcast

The origin of the universe, the distribution of galaxies, and the nature of black holes – it’s all in a day’s work for one of the most prominent scientists of all time Subscribe & Review on iTunes, Soundcloud, Audioboom, Mixcloud & Acast On 8 January 1942, Frank and Isobel Hawking celebrated the birth of their son, Stephen. Show More Summary

Publishing: A brief history of Stephen Hawking's blockbuster

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Elizabeth Leane surveys the extraordinary influence of the physicist's first foray into popular-science publishing.

Potential Positive and Negative Outcomes of Humans Developing Advanced Artificial Intelligence

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LEMMiNO explains some of the potential positive and negative outcomes of humans developing advanced artificial intelligence. Although artificial intelligence is currently being used in a variety of ways, people like Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have warned about the unchecked advancement of super-intelligent computers. Show More Summary

A Short History (21/05/13)

Professor Stephen Hawking, the incredibly brainy astro-physicist once wrote a book entitled 'A Brief History of Time' which I read with a great passion and interest, until my head hurt at least. Now I can't compete with all of the mysteries...Show More Summary

NASA has a solution for the Stephen Hawking-backed mission to send tiny spaceships to a planet that might harbor life

A mission to Alpha Centauri backed by Stephen Hawking has been generating a lot of buzz. Not all of the kinks are worked out, however. NASA and Korea Institute of Science and Technology have a plan to keep the tiny spacecraft alive as it sails through the stars. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »

Meet Felicity Jones, the breakout star of the new 'Star Wars' movie

If you're not familiar with "Rogue One" star Felicity Jones, you're missing out on one of the top young actresses working today. It's time to fix that. Jones, 33, received an Oscar nomination for her performance playing Stephen Hawking’s...Show More Summary

Watch Stephen Hawking and 'Star Trek' cast use intellect to find cat - CNET

Commentary: It's a short movie in which Simon Pegg's cat and Keanu Reeves make an appearance. And Stephen Hawking gets the best lines.

The CEO of Uber-competitor Gett tells why he thinks humans will be banned from driving in the future

LONDON — At the start of December, Stephen Hawking issued a stark warning: Automation and AI are going to destroy middle-class jobs, risking massive political upheaval. "The automation of factories has already decimated jobs in traditional...Show More Summary

What Stephen Hawking gets right and wrong about ‘the most dangerous time for our planet’

GUEST: In an essay in the Guardian last week, renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking wrote: “Whatever we might think about the decision by the British electorate to reject membership of the European Union and by the American public to embrace Donald Trump as their next president, there is no doubt in the minds of commentators that this was […]

The Brain Tech to Merge Humans and AI Is Already Being Developed

Are you scared of artificial intelligence (AI)? Do you believe the warnings from folks like Prof. Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and others? Is AI the greatest tool humanity will ever create, or are we “summoning the demon”? To quote the...Show More Summary

STEPHEN HAWKING: Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI Are Going to Decimate Middle Class Jobs. Hones…

STEPHEN HAWKING: Stephen Hawking: Automation and AI Are Going to Decimate Middle Class Jobs. Honestly, if they only reduce them by a tenth — which is what “decimate” actually means — I’ll be surprised. And so would Hawking, I’ll bet. Too bad the headline writer apparently thinks that “decimate” is a synonym for “devastate.”

This Is The "Most Dangerous Moment In Human History," Stephen Hawking Warns

The majority of people are sick of the status quo and feel they have been "abandoned by their leaders," writes renowned physicist Stephen Hawking in a recent Guardian op-ed warning that the rise of Donald Trump and Britain's Brexit vote...Show More Summary

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