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Understanding our Cyborg lives, redescribing our reality
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Scanning plan to aid home robots-Humans are being asked to help robots recognise the multitude of objects found in the average home.

Scanning plan to aid home robots-Humans are being asked to help robots recognise the multitude of objects found in the average home. | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Humans are being asked to help domestic robots recognise the multitude of objects found in the average home.
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Why Do We Need Eye-Controlled Electronics? | Motherboard

Why Do We Need Eye-Controlled Electronics? | Motherboard | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
This week, there’s a strange new invention making waves at the IFA technology conference in Berlin: an eyeball controlled TV. It pretty much works just like you’d expect it to.
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Biology vs. The Machine – Part 3: Conversations about Synthetic Biology | The Tomorrow Project

Biology vs. The Machine – Part 3: Conversations about Synthetic Biology | The Tomorrow Project | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it

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How Google and Apple's digital mapping is mapping us

How Google and Apple's digital mapping is mapping us | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Digital maps on smartphones are brilliantly useful tools, but what sort of information do they gather about us – and how do they shape the way we look at the world?
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When organs become cyborgs - CNN

When organs become cyborgs - CNN | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
When organs become cyborgsCNN(CNN) -- The day may come when transistors in our bodies help us live. Scientists are working on a futuristic tissue engineering venture to grow better solutions for damaged or missing organs.
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EDN - Kiss your unfeeling computer goodbye | EDN

EDN - Kiss your unfeeling computer goodbye | EDN | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
"Emotion" is the last thing a computer scientist or design engineer wants to deal with, says MIT's Rosalind Picard.
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Researchers develop method to grow 'cyborg' tissues with embedded nanoelectronics

Researchers develop method to grow 'cyborg' tissues with embedded nanoelectronics...
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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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Offline: avatars and alts

Offline: avatars and alts | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
In Neuromancer, Snow Crash, Johnny Mnemonic, Hackers, and just about every other chilling pseudo-cyberpunk vision of the future, there are two worlds. One is physical, where Real Death is possible,...
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Denmark pioneers hi-tech memorials

Denmark is installing graveyard technology which gives visitors instant data about the lives of the deceased, the BBC's Malcolm Brabant reports.
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Miss South Korea Admits Plastic Surgery Enhanced Her Beauty… Who Cares?

Miss South Korea Admits Plastic Surgery Enhanced Her Beauty… Who Cares? | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Check out the before-and-after photos. We’re not talking about a small eye-opening or chin-chiseling operation here. We’re talking about techno-miraculously transforming a humdrum wallflower into dazzling hottie.

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Physician, glove thyself: Med Sensation has exam tool (w/ Video)

Physician, glove thyself: Med Sensation has exam tool (w/ Video) | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—An effort by two engineers and a medical student has resulted in a second glove prototype designed so that doctors can use it as enhanced data.
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Australians implant 'world first' bionic eye

Australians implant 'world first' bionic eye | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
Australian scientists said Thursday they had successfully implanted a 'world first' bionic eye prototype, describing it as a major breakthrough for the visually impaired.
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Is this real or just fantasy? Augmented-Reality Initiative progresses (8/26/2012)

Is this real or just fantasy? Augmented-Reality Initiative progresses (8/26/2012) | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
New system under development will literally change the way warfighters view operational environments...
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Merging bioengineering and electronics: Scientists grow artificial tissues with embedded nanoscale sensors

Merging bioengineering and electronics: Scientists grow artificial tissues with embedded nanoscale sensors | Cyborg Lives | Scoop.it
A multi-institutional research team has developed a method for embedding networks of biocompatible nanoscale wires within engineered tissues.
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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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