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Understanding our Cyborg lives, redescribing our reality
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Making Peace With Our Cyborg Nature - NPR (blog)

Making Peace With Our Cyborg Nature - NPR (blog) | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Making Peace With Our Cyborg NatureNPR (blog)We are technologists by nature. Or to use philosopher Andy Clark's apt phrase: We are natural-born cyborgs. The point is not just that we couldn't do what we do without tools.
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Robot learns self-awareness | KurzweilAI

Robot learns self-awareness | KurzweilAI | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Who's that good-looking guy? Nico examines itself and its surroundings in the mirror.
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The wild world of wearable computers

The wild world of wearable computers | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Are you ready for talking watches, singing shoes, ringing earrings and vibrating tattoos?
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Augmented reality skin could change the way people feel the world

Augmented reality skin could change the way people feel the world | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it

Augmented reality touch continues to be a subject of research and development Disney Research shook the technology world with its augmented reality tactile system called REVEL, but it is not the only one experimenting ...


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Biometric Bracelet Lets a Medical Device Recognize its Wearer - Technology Review

Biometric Bracelet Lets a Medical Device Recognize its Wearer - Technology Review | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
A device that measures its wearer's unique electric impedance could make medical procedures more convenient.
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Trying Out Canon’s Mixed-Reality Tech - IEEE Spectrum

Trying Out Canon’s Mixed-Reality Tech - IEEE Spectrum | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Meant for design work, it goes well beyond consumer-oriented augmented reality...
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Ikea's Augmented-Reality Catalog Might Be the Company's Best-Made Product Yet

Ikea's Augmented-Reality Catalog Might Be the Company's Best-Made Product Yet | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
We've already shared our favorite items from Ikea's 2013 product catalog, but what we didn't know was that as of July 31st, the catalog itself will be an interactive product of the latest augmented-reality technology.
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Smart suit improves physical endurance

Smart suit improves physical endurance | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
: Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering announced that it has received a $2.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a smart suit that helps improve physical endurance for...
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Should Robots Really Be Just Like Us?

Should Robots Really Be Just Like Us? | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Along a winding dirt road, just west of the Lincoln Gap in Bristol, Vt., sit two big yellow houses on a sprawling property featuring ten solar panels, a dock overlooking a sunlit, trout-filled pond, and porches adorned with rocking chairs.
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En Garde! Microsoft Creates Smartphone Tech for Virtual Sword Fighting

En Garde! Microsoft Creates Smartphone Tech for Virtual Sword Fighting | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Microsoft wants to help you sword fight without the physical risks of getting stabbed. The company's solution? A team at Microsoft Research ...
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Uncanny Valley: Creepiness Gets Some Neuroscience

Uncanny Valley: Creepiness Gets Some Neuroscience | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Why do clowns freak us out?  And why are robots cute until they look too much like people, and then then they creep us out?
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Airbus designer reveals plans for 3D printed planes by 2050 (Wired UK)

Airbus designer reveals plans for 3D printed planes by 2050 (Wired UK) | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
An Airbus designer is drawing up plans to create a plane from a 3D printer the size of an aircraft hanger by 2050...
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Disruptions: Next Step for Technology Is Becoming the Background

Disruptions: Next Step for Technology Is Becoming the Background | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
From the printing press to the Google glasses, the earliest lumbering efforts in technology morph over time into streamlined, unnoticed tools of daily life, writes Nick Bilton.
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The world's first city for robots | Green Futures Magazine

The world's first city for robots | Green Futures Magazine | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Forum for the Future is a non-profit organisation working globally with business and government to create a sustainable future.
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How To Reimagine Wearable Technology - PSFK

How To Reimagine Wearable Technology - PSFK | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Digital Art Director Dhani Sutanto has been developing a line of wearable Oyster Cards for Londoners and envisions a future of DIY wearable devices. One of a series of interviews brought to you by the Heineken Ideas Brewery.

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Hacking humans: Building a better you

Hacking humans: Building a better you | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
'Man is something that shall be overcome,' wrote Nietzsche. He may have never envisioned today's efforts to re-engineer the body, but he looks prophetic as pioneers aim to push the envelope of human capability.
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Augmented reality comes to contact lenses | Business Insider | Financial Post

Augmented reality comes to contact lenses | Business Insider | Financial Post | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
The future of augmented reality isn't on a smartphone screen or on a pair of cumbersome glasses.
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Talk to Me, One Machine Said to the Other

Talk to Me, One Machine Said to the Other | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Machine-to-machine communication, a stream of consciousness based on semiconductors, is poised to reinvigorate the mobile industry.
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Google hands developers keys to enliven interactive rooms

Google hands developers keys to enliven interactive rooms | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) -- Google this week announced it is opening code for building interactive experiences in physical spaces.
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The password you can use without knowing it - tech - 19 July 2012 - New Scientist

The password you can use without knowing it - tech - 19 July 2012 - New Scientist | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
People are able to store a 30-digit password in their brains subconsciously.
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Apes With Apps -Using tablets and customized keyboards, bonobos can become great communicators IEEE Spectrum

Apes With Apps -Using tablets and customized keyboards, bonobos can become great communicators IEEE Spectrum | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Using tablets and customized keyboards, bonobos can become great communicators...
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How Google is becoming an extension of your mind

How Google is becoming an extension of your mind | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
commentary Google could have us all headed for a mind-blowing future -- if the company can back away from targeted advertising and better help users manage their personal information. Read this blog post by Stephen Shankland on Internet & Media.
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Augmented reality girlfriends are creepy amalgams of toys and people.

Augmented reality girlfriends are creepy amalgams of toys and people. | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
The Distressing Rise of the Virtual Girlfriend...
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Mark Walport: 'The precautionary principle can be deadly' (Wired UK)

Mark Walport: 'The precautionary principle can be deadly' (Wired UK) | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
It seems paradoxical that, as medical scientists make huge advances in discovering the mechanisms of common diseases, fewer and fewer innovative drugs are reaching the market...
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Nasa's augmented reality app lets you control Curiosity Mars rover (Wired UK)

Nasa's augmented reality app lets you control Curiosity Mars rover (Wired UK) | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Nasa has launched an augmented reality iOS app that allows users to get a feel for what it's like to manoeuvre one of the space agency's robotic spacecraft...
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