Tag Archives: Intelligence

Tall people are smarter than small people?

A new study suggests that there is a positive correlation between height and IQ (intelligence). During the five-year-study, researchers from threeuniversities in UK- Edinburgh University, Aberdeen University and University College London– looked at DNA markers of 6,800 people, part of the Scottish Family Health Study. Participants, who were unrelated, underwent tests that measured their ability to recall, language […]

Robots smarter than humans by 2029

By 2029, computers will be able to understand our language, learn from experience and outsmart even the most intelligent humans, according to Google’s director of engineering Ray Kurzweil (one of the world leading futurologists and artificial intelligence developers). In 1990, Kurzweil accurately predicted that a computer would be able beat a chess champion by 1998. […]

Paper: UK government getting US spy agency’s data

News Source: http://m.thepublicopinion.com/news/associated_press/science_and_technology/article_4e6c8757-1ca6-5622-a4f1-64105df8c243.html The U.K. has been secretly gathering communications data from American Internet giants with the help of fellow spooks at the U.S. National Security Agency, the Guardian newspaper reported Friday, a demonstration of the international scope of America’s top-secret espionage program. The Guardian said it had seen documents showing how the British signals […]

Angie Bowie to appear on 50 Shades of Fame and Fortune with Valery Satterwhite and Holly Stephey

Angie Bowie to appear on 50 Shades of Fame and Fortune with Valery Satterwhite and Holly Stephey on Tuesday May Tuesday May 28th at 2pm pst / 5pm est Angie Bowie style icon, author, performer, counselor, former wife of David Bowie and role model for outsiders everywhere She was only five when she first realized […]

CIA admits full Monitoring of Facebook

One use that’s confirmed, however, is the manipulation of social media through the use of fake online “personas” managed by the military. Recently the US Air Force had solicited private sector vendors for something called “persona management software.” Such a technology would allow single individuals to command virtual armies of fake, digital “people” across numerous […]

Stephen Fry dismantles the Roman Catholic Church, from the Intelligence Squared debate

im mirroring it, because i have a feeling that this debate will turn legendary. earlier i already mirrored Christopher Hitchens contribution to this debate, …