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You Built What?! A Wearable LED Television | Popular Science

You Built What?! A Wearable LED Television | Popular Science | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
This 160-by-120 pixel TV will get you stopped at the airport...
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Scanadu developing a Medical Tricorder

Scanadu developing a Medical Tricorder | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress) -- Do you remember the scenes from your favorite Star Trek episode where Dr. McCoy simple waves his scanner across an injured patient to diagnose the problem?
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Your Connected Vehicle Is Arriving - Technology Review

Your Connected Vehicle Is Arriving - Technology Review | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
As our cars become networked—to the Internet and to one another—new trends in technology and society will redefine transportation. What's certain: tomorrow's automobiles will provide experiences that go well beyond driving.
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Twin NASA Probes Enter Moon Orbit : Discovery News

Twin NASA Probes Enter Moon Orbit : Discovery News | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
The GRAIL spacecraft are now orbiting the moon -- GRAIL-A arrived on Saturday, GRAIL-B arrived on New Year's Day.
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Private spaceflight: up, up, and away | KurzweilAI

Private spaceflight: up, up, and away | KurzweilAI | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
In 2012 privately funded human spaceflight will advance from promises and one-off stunts to serious flight-testing of spaceships.
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Thoughts on 2012 - Markets, Technology, and Society | World Future Society

Thoughts on 2012 - Markets, Technology, and Society | World Future Society | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

2011 was the year that wasn't. U.S. stock prices were largely unchanged for the year; commodity inflation appeared to be happening, but then didn't; the credit rating of the U.S. government was downgraded for the first time in history, yet long-term U.S. treasury bonds were among best performing assets in the world.

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Should we terraform Mars?

Should we terraform Mars? | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
As we continue to explore farther out into our solar system and beyond, the question of habitation or colonization inevitably comes up. Manned bases on the Moon or Mars for example, have long been a dream of many.
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The future of prediction - The Boston Globe

The future of prediction  - The Boston Globe | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Tools for prediction are growing more robust, thanks to huge streams of data and a greater emphasis on testability — which may mean facing new questions about how much we really want to know about the future.
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TechCrunch | 6 Big HealthTech Ideas That Will Change Medicine In 2012

TechCrunch | 6 Big HealthTech Ideas That Will Change Medicine In 2012 | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
"In the future we might not prescribe drugs all the time, we might prescribe apps." Singularity University's executive director of FutureMed Daniel Kraft M.D. sat down with me to discuss the biggest emerging trends in HealthTech.
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Twin satellites buzz around man in the moon - space - 02 January 2012 - New Scientist

Twin satellites buzz around man in the moon - space - 02 January 2012 - New Scientist | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Our moon has two new satellites of its own – and they could reveal whether it ate a sibling many moons ago...
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Space mountain produces terrestrial meteorites

Space mountain produces terrestrial meteorites | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
When NASA's Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around giant asteroid Vesta in July, scientists fully expected the probe to reveal some surprising sights.
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Twin Grail spacecraft reunite in lunar orbit

Twin Grail spacecraft reunite in lunar orbit | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
(PhysOrg.com) -- The second of NASA's two Gravity Recovery And Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) spacecraft has successfully completed its planned main engine burn and is now in lunar orbit.
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Predictions for 2012: Garage Rocketeers Approach Orbit | Popular Science

Predictions for 2012: Garage Rocketeers Approach Orbit | Popular Science | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

in 2012, two large, well-funded companies, Virgin Galactic and SpaceX, will begin making regular journeys to suborbital and orbital space, commencing the post-NASA era of commercial space travel. But those companies will not be alone in their efforts.

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Understanding the science for tomorrow: myth and reality | KurzweilAI

Understanding the science for tomorrow: myth and reality | KurzweilAI | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
In 24 video lectures on Understanding the Science for Tomorrow: Myth and Reality, Jeffrey C.
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China Shoots for the Moon

China Shoots for the Moon | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
China unveiled its plan to put a man on the moon. U.S. analysts ask how it reflects on America's space program.
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NASA Debunks 2012 Apocalypse With New FAQ

NASA Debunks 2012 Apocalypse With New FAQ | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
We all know that the world is going to end in December 2012 because a giant solar eruption is going to swallow the Earth. Or is it supposed to be the implosion of the Yellowstone Caldera? Reversal of the global poles?
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Six big health tech ideas that will change medicine in 2012 | KurzweilAI

Six big health tech ideas that will change medicine in 2012 | KurzweilAI | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

In the future we might not prescribe drugs all the time, we might prescribe apps, says Singularity University‘s executive director of FutureMed Daniel Kraft M.D....

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OUPblog » Blog Archive » 10 Things that Should Exist by 2030

OUPblog » Blog Archive » 10 Things that Should Exist by 2030 | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

Bram Vermeer is a freelance science journalist with a background in physics who has been writing about technology for Dutch newspapers and scientific journals for 25 years. He lives and works alternately in Amsterdam and Berlin. He is author with Rutger van Santen and Djan Khoe of 2030: Technology That Will Change the World.

 
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The coming war on general computation | KurzweilAI

The coming war on general computation | KurzweilAI | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it

The coming century will be dominated by war against the general-purpose computer, and the stakes are the freedom, fortune and privacy of the entire human race...

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Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow: A Vocabulary for Speaking about the Future

Locus Online Perspectives » Cory Doctorow: A Vocabulary for Speaking about the Future | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
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Telecoms win immunity in wiretapping case, US court approves separate suit against the government

Telecoms win immunity in wiretapping case, US court approves separate suit against the government | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Looks like a case of good news-bad news for the Electronic Frontier Foundation in its fight against warrantless wiretapping.
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12 Most Hopeful Trends to Build on in 2012

12 Most Hopeful Trends to Build on in 2012 | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
This uprising is the biggest reason for hope in 2012. The following are 12 ways the Occupy movement and other major trends of 2011 offer a foundation for a transformative 2012.
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