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Here's what your health care future holds | Insure.com

Here's what your health care future holds | Insure.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Avatars and apps to mitigate the doctor shortage? A new report examines what primary care will look like in 2025.
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Prospects for Brain–Computer Interfacing | World Future Society

Prospects for Brain–Computer Interfacing | World Future Society | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

A group of undergraduates at Northeastern University demonstrated in June that they could steer a robot via thought. The subject in the experiment watched a computer screen and selected commands using his retina, causing electrical activity in the brain’s visual cortex ranging from 4 to 100 hertz. The signals were then translated to a small robot, similar to the Roomba vacuum cleaner.

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The hot tech gig of 2022: Data scientist - Fortune Tech

The hot tech gig of 2022: Data scientist - Fortune Tech | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
By the end of the decade 50 billion devices will be emitting information nonstop. Data scientists will help manage it all.
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Future Of Film: What Really Lies Beneath The SOPA Debate?

Future Of Film: What Really Lies Beneath The SOPA Debate? | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Mass media companies and their network model will not disappear overnight. They may not disappear at all. No one can say how fast this will occur or over what specific time frame it will unfold. But the pace of change is accelerating.
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What Will Health Care Look Like in 2025? Futurists Predict Everything from Health Avatars and Shortages of Primary Care Physicians to Growing Disparities in Access and Quality Based on Income and W...

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By 2025, patient-doctor relationships and health care delivery will look radically different than they do today, according to the Institute for Alternative Futures.
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The Future of Video Search

The Future of Video Search | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Video search has grown into a ubiquitous source for news, entertainment and, of course, cat videos. What does the future hold for this medium that transcends platforms and devices?
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CES - Samsung's Smart Window

Soon, we shall be living in the world of Minority Report, and this "Smart Window" technology Samsung has at CES 2012 is going to help us get there..

 

FutureCaster: Microsoft should have done this as a perfect relection of their moniker Microsoft Windows..aka Windows on Windows in the home or office ;)

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Europe's Driverless Car (Driver Still Required) - Technology Review

Europe's Driverless Car (Driver Still Required) - Technology Review | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
European automakers pursue an evolutionary answer to Google's experimental self-driving car.
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Fun With Interactive Back Seat Windows : Discovery News

Fun With Interactive Back Seat Windows : Discovery News | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
"Windows of Opportunity" project gives us a glimpse into the future of back seat entertainment.
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Wristband Let's You Control Office Temperature : Discovery News

Wristband Let's You Control Office Temperature : Discovery News | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
WristQue plugs you into smart buildings and allows you to adjust temperature and lighting levels from your wrist.
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Startup Makes 'Wireless Router for the Brain' - Technology Review

Startup Makes 'Wireless Router for the Brain' - Technology Review | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Kendall Research's devices could make optogenetics research much more practical.
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How to Predict the Future of Technology: Scientific American

How to Predict the Future of Technology: Scientific American | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
A few guidelines for anyone attempting to predict the future of technology...
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50 billion devices online by 2020 - Telegraph

50 billion devices online by 2020 - Telegraph | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
The number of web-connected devices will grow more than fourfold by 2020,
networking giant Cisco has claimed.
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Solar Power from the Moon | World Future Society

Solar Power from the Moon | World Future Society | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

A Japanese company is pitching an alternative energy plan that’s out of this world—and potentially the largest public infrastructure project in human history.

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Beyond the Personal Automobile - Technology Review

Beyond the Personal Automobile  - Technology Review | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Information technology means we can rethink transportation.
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Lazy photon among the missing in exotic LHC roll call - physics-math - 31 January 2012 - New Scientist

Lazy photon among the missing in exotic LHC roll call - physics-math - 31 January 2012 - New Scientist | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
String balls, leptoquarks and lazy photons have yet to put in an appearance at the LHC, the world's largest particle smasher...
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Project Bifrost: Rockets of the Future? : Discovery News

Project Bifrost: Rockets of the Future? : Discovery News | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Guest contributor Tabitha Smith introduces Project Bifrost, the potential foundation for interstellar space exploration.
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Small Wind Meet Smart Grid : Discovery News

Small Wind Meet Smart Grid : Discovery News | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
An upcoming online application will monitor weather, energy and small wind turbine performance.
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Artificially Intelligent Thermostat Automatically Creates a Climate Schedule for You | Popular Science

Artificially Intelligent Thermostat Automatically Creates a Climate Schedule for You | Popular Science | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

And it looks great.Greater than we'd ever expect a thermostat to look, at least...

Programmable thermostats help save money by resetting the temperature when homeowners are asleep or away. But setting them up can be painstaking, and 89 percent of users never get them out of manual mode. The Nest thermostat requires almost no setup and teaches itself when to adjust the temperature.

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Life-like robot being built in Ottawa lab - Technology & Science - CBC News

Life-like robot being built in Ottawa lab - Technology & Science - CBC News | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Canadian scientists are developing a robot that mimics the human face's expressions and human hand's tactile processes, which they say will be useful in areas like nursing, nuclear plant maintenance, and explosive device disposal.
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Life Spotted on Venus - Russian Scientist

Life Spotted on Venus - Russian Scientist | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
An article published in the Solar System Research magazine reported Several objects resembling living beings were detected on photos made by a Russian landing probe in 1982 during a Venus mission.
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How Neutrons Might Escape Into Another Universe - Technology Review

How Neutrons Might Escape Into Another Universe - Technology Review | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
The leap from our universe to another is theoretically possible, say physicists.
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Online Gamers Achieve First Crowdsourced Redesign of Protein: Scientific American

Online Gamers Achieve First Crowdsourced Redesign of Protein: Scientific American | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Next up will be a more useful target--potent versions of small protein inhibitors that bind to and block the 1918 pandemic influenza virus...
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