Obama pledged $200 million for big data R&D.


  • Berkeley, which is getting $10 million for Machine Learning and crowdsourcing research.
  • Earth Scientists, who are getting funds for advanced earthquake prediction.
  • Biomedical researchers, who are getting funds for more genome storage space.


  • Your grandchildren.

“Meanwhile, the Department of Defense is investing $250 million annually on new ways to “make truly autonomous systems that can maneuver and make decisions on their own.””

We’re closer to ever to realizing our collective fantasy.


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