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Scientists claim equation can predict songs' hit potential; still doesn't help David Hasselhoff

Scientists claim equation can predict songs' hit potential; still doesn't help David Hasselhoff | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Engadget (Scientists claim equation can predict songs' hit potential; still doesn't help David Hasselhoff http://t.co/AWYADv8M...)...
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After Years of Missteps, Facebook's Timeline is an Epic Win

After Years of Missteps, Facebook's Timeline is an Epic Win | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Facebook's new Timeline profile feature is great, even if it is a little strange. It's narcissistic, but that's a big part of the fun of it, and I'm not sure that other peoples' timelines are nearly as interesting as mine is to me.
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Energy catalyzer planned higher volumes and lowering unit prices

1. ECat World - Rossi says that 10,000 Home-based E-Cats Have Been Ordered The 10,000 unit threshold was required to make small domestic units at 400 Euro/kW viable.
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A 50-year quest to isolate the thermoelectric effect is now over: Magnon drag unveiled

A 50-year quest to isolate the thermoelectric effect is now over: Magnon drag unveiled | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
In a paper published in Nature Materials, a group of researchers at the Catalan Institute of Nanotechnology (ICN, Spain) led by Prof. Sergio O. Valenzuela reports the observation of the magnon drag.
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NASA: Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes » Clarksville, TN Online

NASA: Climate Change May Bring Big Ecosystem Changes » Clarksville, TN Online | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
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Innovation Watch » IT Firm Phasing Out Email to Boost Productivity (CBC) » Innovation Watch

Innovation Watch » IT Firm Phasing Out Email to Boost Productivity (CBC) » Innovation Watch | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
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The Consumer of Tomorrow Futurist Gerd Leonhard at Google Australia "ThinkTravel" event - YouTube

The Consumer of Tomorrow Futurist Gerd Leonhard at Google Australia "ThinkTravel" event - YouTube http://t.co/DBsf0h4K...
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Discovery of a ‘Dark State’ Could increase maximum solar cell efficiency from 31% to 66%

he efficiency of conventional solar cells could be significantly increased, according to new research on the mechanisms of solar energy conversion led by chemist Xiaoyang Zhu at The University of Texas at Austin.
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Tiny solar cell could make a big difference

Tiny solar cell could make a big difference | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
How small can a solar cell be and still be a powerhouse? How about six hundred microns wide — about the diameter of a dot made by a ballpoint pen?
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An amplifier that’s quantum quiet | KurzweilAI

An amplifier that’s quantum quiet | KurzweilAI | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
In an advance that may make observing observe the tiny quantum signals that drive quantum computation easier, engineers at Aalto University in Finland have (An amplifier that’s quantum quiet: In an advance that may make observing observe the...
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5 Disruptive Technologies Happening Now - Technology Review

5 Disruptive Technologies Happening Now - Technology Review | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
From e-books to 3-D printing, TR spotlights the technologies that are destroying markets and creating new ones.
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2020Plus: Social Futurist's Twelve Trends for 2012

2020Plus: Social Futurist's Twelve Trends for 2012 | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- De-Gadgetisation, New Frugalism, Mass Collaboration, Cultures of Innovation, Privacy and Lifestyle Logging, and Technology Refuseniks. These are among 12 social shifts in technology ...
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The Future Chronicles 2.0

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I started Futurecast that evolved into the Future Chronicles back in 1996:

To provide an ongoing, world-wide-web based chronicle of the study of the future and the current trends that will affect the actual definitive future...that fleeting intangible event that eventually makes tomorrow, today

 

H Lee Siddons, Jr is a ilay futurist and the first futurecaster that predicted the success of Compact Discs (CDs), Microsoft Windows, the WWW, HDTV and DVDs  

 

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Top 5 Strangest Predictions of 2011

Top 5 Strangest Predictions of 2011 | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
The most recent edition of The Futurist magazine included The Best Predictions of 2011. Here are some that seem stranger to us than the others.
1. Thought Helmets.
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Al Gore and David Blood Pen Op-Ed On Sustainability and Capitalism for Wall Street Journal | Ecocentric | TIME.com

Al Gore and David Blood Pen Op-Ed On Sustainability and Capitalism for Wall Street Journal | Ecocentric | TIME.com | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
AL GORE and DAVID BLOOD, writing in the Wall Street Journal.
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In the future, urban bikers go faster than cars

In the future, urban bikers go faster than cars | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Cities around the world are considering radical new speed limits on cars -- slowing down in the name of progress (In the future, urban bikers go faster than cars http://t.co/Kqu5FeAY...)...
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Scientists search for answers as rate of permafrost melt increases | The State Column

Scientists search for answers as rate of permafrost melt increases http://t.co/ToLbY3oJ via @thestatecolumn...
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Google Granted Patent for Driverless Car Technology

Google Granted Patent for Driverless Car Technology | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
One step closer to parking itself in your driveway.
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War Really Is Going Out of Style

War Really Is Going Out of Style | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Leaders are learning that war no longer pays. And more important, there is a growing repugnance toward institutionalized violence.
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Ball Aerospace developing 20 meter membrane space telescope for DARPA

DARPA has the $37 million MOIRE - Membrane Optic Imager Real-Time Exploitation space telescope project The final 20 meter diameter space telescopes / spy satellites are not to cost more than $500 million each.
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Waiting for the Higgs Particle

Waiting for the Higgs Particle | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
At long last, physicists may have grasped the deepest layer of reality our species has ever explored.
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Meet the Most Successful Entrepreneurs of the Next Ten Years | World Future Society

Meet the Most Successful Entrepreneurs of the Next Ten Years | World Future Society | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
Here's something fun: Meet the Most Successful Entrepreneurs of the Next Ten Years http://t.co/Jpbvqcln #futurist #entrepreneurs...
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5 trends driving the future of work | ZDNet

5 trends driving the future of work | ZDNet | FutureChronicles | Scoop.it
From legions of independent consultants to cities dotted with coworking facilities, the future of work is virtual, online and global.
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