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35 Haunting Photos Of Urban Decay Show How The World Would Be Without Humans

35 Haunting Photos Of Urban Decay Show How The World Would Be Without Humans | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
It's haunting to think that this is what the world could look like after humans.
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With Mindware Upgrades and Cognitive Prosthetics, Humans Are Already Technological Animals

With Mindware Upgrades and Cognitive Prosthetics, Humans Are Already Technological Animals | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
In recent years, the surprising idea that we’ll one day merge with our technology has warily made its way into the mainstream. Often it’s
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Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney

Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Owen barely communicated with my wife and me. But he opened up to the parrot from “Aladdin.”
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IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: Meet The Brain-Inspired Computer Chip That Can Smell, Feel And Hear

IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: Meet The Brain-Inspired Computer Chip That Can Smell, Feel And Hear | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
By Dharmendra S. Modha, Ph.D., IBM Research Building a computer that could match the power of the human brain has long been a goal of scientists. In August, we made a breakthrough, published in Science in collaboration with Cornell Tech, which is a significant step toward bringing cognitive computers to society. We [...]
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12 "Futuristic" Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology

12 "Futuristic" Worlds Where Everybody Uses Obsolete Technology | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Imagining the future is a huge challenge -- few people saw smartphones and DNA-based medicine coming. But if you want proof that "futuristic" science fiction is always about the present, just look at the obsolete devices people think will still be around. Here are 12 future visions that include tech we've already abandoned.
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Is Life an Illusion?

Is Life an Illusion? | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Do you ever wonder about the meaning of life, and in particular your life? Well, of course you do, but maybe you should ease up on the angst. There are academics who say you don't have a life. You're just an app....
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Gallery: The oldest living things in the world

Gallery: The oldest living things in the world | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Rachel Sussman is obsessed with very old things that are still alive. She has spent years researching and tracking down the world's oldest organisms. Here, take a look at just some of her photograp...
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NASA is funding research on deep sleep for transporting astronauts to Mars

NASA is funding research on deep sleep for transporting astronauts to Mars | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Cryostasis, a staple of space-age science fiction for so many years, might soon become a viable reality. NASA is funding research for it
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Oxygen absorbing material may allow us to breathe underwater

Scientists from the University of Southern Denmark have created a substance that is able to absorb and store oxygen in such high concentrations that just on...
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NASA Eyes Crew Deep Sleep Option for Mars Mission

NASA Eyes Crew Deep Sleep Option for Mars Mission | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
A NASA-backed study explores an innovative way to dramatically cut the cost of a human expedition to Mars -- put the crew in stasis.
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21 Awesomely Well-Designed Products We're Dying to Own | WIRED

21 Awesomely Well-Designed Products We're Dying to Own | WIRED | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
We're always scouring the world of products for whatever's most innovative, clever, and beautiful.
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In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us

In 5 Years, We Could All Have 'Digital Twins' That Make Decisions For Us | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
“When you and I die, our kids aren’t going to go to our tombstones, they’re going to fire up our digital twins and talk to them,” John Smart tells Business Insider.
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This Student Designs Jewelry That Turns Your Veins Into A Power Source (Video)

This Student Designs Jewelry That Turns Your Veins Into A Power Source (Video) | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
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It Looks Like A Normal Painting. When I Saw The Truth, I Was Blown Away!

It Looks Like A Normal Painting. When I Saw The Truth, I Was Blown Away! | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Paul Smith is an incredible artist who creates amazing pieces of art using only a typewriter. Unfortunately, he was born with cerebral…
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Iron Man-Inspired Prosthetic Hand Now Available

Iron Man-Inspired Prosthetic Hand Now Available | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Prosthetic hands inspired by the armored gauntlet of Marvel's Iron Man and designed to be fashioned by 3D printers are now available to children.
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How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.'s With Apple’s Siri

How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.'s With Apple’s Siri | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
How one 13-year-old boy with autism became B.F.F.'s with Apple's Siri
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Upgrade your libido with some sex tech

Upgrade your libido with some sex tech | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Want as little skin-on-skin contact as possible or too lazy to control your own vibrator? We chart the bizarre world of sex tech
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Healing Soundscapes: Music and Technology Reunite Humans with Nature - SERIOUS WONDER

Healing Soundscapes: Music and Technology Reunite Humans with Nature - SERIOUS WONDER | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Healing soundscapes reunite humans with nature, through music and innovative technologies. - Massimo Barbato for Serious Wonder
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NASA invests $50 million in 7 astrobiology research groups to answer all-important question: Are we alone in the universe?

NASA invests $50 million in 7 astrobiology research groups to answer all-important question: Are we alone in the universe? | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
NASA has awarded funding to seven research teams to conduct studies that would contribute to the U.S. space agency's astrobiology program and planetary missions including the planned manned exploration to Mars in 2020.
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If the World Started Over, Would Life Evolve the Same Way? | WIRED

If the World Started Over, Would Life Evolve the Same Way? | WIRED | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
In his fourth-floor lab at Harvard University, Michael Desai has created hundreds of identical worlds in order to watch evolution at work. Each of his meticulously controlled environments is home to a separate strain of baker’s yeast. Every 12 hours, Desai’s robot assistants pluck out the fastest-growing yeast in each world — selecting the fittest to live on — and discard the rest. Desai then monitors the strains as they evolve over the course of 500 generations. His experiment, which other scie
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6 Questions with the Man Who Had Sex on the Moon

6 Questions with the Man Who Had Sex on the Moon | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Thad Roberts went to prison for seven years for stealing moon rocks from NASA. We asked him about his crazy stunt and his bold new physics theory that came out of it.
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These 75 Iconic Photos Will Define The 21st Century So Far. Everyone Needs To See This.

These 75 Iconic Photos Will Define The 21st Century So Far. Everyone Needs To See This. | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
These are the moments that will end up in history books.
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From World's Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov

From World's Fair to Maker Faire: Isaac Asimov | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Warning: this blog post is more thinky-thoughts than usual. Earlier this year, the internet discovered a 50 year old list of predictions made by Isaac Asimov about life in 2014. Asimov wrote these ...
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4 Wearables That Give You Superpowers

4 Wearables That Give You Superpowers | Design to Humanise | Scoop.it
Super strength. Super hearing. Super artistry. Super expression. The future of wearables is really a quest for human enhancement.
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