Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Google and NASA launch the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, Microsoft Surface Pro review, get a free flexible bike mirror.
- Google and NASA are teaming up to create a laboratory focused on developing the future of artificial intelligence — using quantum supercomputers. “Can we move [quantum computing] ideas from theory to practice, building real solutions on quantum hardware? Answering this question is what the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab is for,” explains the Google Research Blog. (It sounds like the beginning of a dystopian sci-fi, doesn’t it?)
- Microsoft’s Surface Pro tablet has finally arrived in Australia — read the Gizmodo review to see how this beefed-up Surface RT alternative fares. (Hint: it definitely isn’t for everyone).
- Scientists in the US have come one step closer to cloning a human, the Wall Street Journal reports. By transforming human skin cells into embryonic stem cells, the researchers showed that it is possible to create cloned embryonic stem cells that are genetically identical to the person from whom they are derived. (It sounds like the beginning of a dystopian sci-fi, doesn’t it?)
- Plenty of LH readers appear to be keen cyclists if the popularity of our bike guides, news and articles are anything to go by. We therefore felt this free Bike Bicycle Handlebar Flexible mirror was worth posting. Just enter the shopping code ‘795e81′ after adding the item into your shopping basket. The deal also includes free shipping. [Via OzBargain]
- The ladies at PopSugar Health & Fitness have put together a guide to The Top 10 High-Fibre Foods: this is the stuff we should all be eating every week. (It sounds like the beginning of a dystopian sci-fi, doesn’t it?)