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World's first lab-grown burger eaten

World's first lab-grown burger eaten | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
The world's first lab-grown burger is cooked and eaten at a news conference in London.
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Better Than Human: Why Robots Will — And Must — Take Our Jobs | Gadget Lab | Wired.com

Better Than Human: Why Robots Will — And Must — Take Our Jobs | Gadget Lab | Wired.com | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
The rote tasks of any information-intensive job can be automated. It doesn’t matter if you are a doctor, lawyer, architect, reporter, or even programmer: The robot takeover will be epic.
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New Brain-Like Chips from IBM!

New Brain-Like Chips from IBM! | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
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New mind-controlled bionic limb to debut with a 103-story stair-climb | ExtremeTech

New mind-controlled bionic limb to debut with a 103-story stair-climb | ExtremeTech | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Equipped with a bionic limb from the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Zac Vawter will attempt the 103-floor climb up the stairs of Chicago's Willis Tower. And he's planning to do it in under and hour.
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Looking Back on the Limits of Growth

Looking Back on the Limits of Growth | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Forty years after the release of the groundbreaking study, were the concerns about overpopulation and the environment correct?
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Worthwhile Distraction of the Day: A Mind-Blowing Projection of Motion in South Korea

Worthwhile Distraction of the Day: A Mind-Blowing Projection of Motion in South Korea | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Let's think about something beautiful, just for a second.
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Growing Human Organs — Dr. Anthony Atala Blows the Minds of a TED Audience

Growing Human Organs — Dr. Anthony Atala Blows the Minds of a TED Audience | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
If there was ever a point in your career to unleash your inner magician, it’s at a TED conference, hands down.
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A City Where Everything Is a 15 Minute Walk Away

A City Where Everything Is a 15 Minute Walk Away | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
China's proposed car-free city for 80,000 is intended to become a prototype.
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Using Solar Islands to Power Crowded Cities

Using Solar Islands to Power Crowded Cities | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Using giant floating solar fields could offer competition to offshore wind farms and provide a solution to powering densely populated cities...
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The 8 Most Interesting Ideas to Revolutionize Urban Farms

The 8 Most Interesting Ideas to Revolutionize Urban Farms | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
These vertical spaces could change how we grow.
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Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

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The Venus Project

The Venus Project | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
The Venus Project offers a comprehensive plan for social reclamation in which human beings, technology and nature will be able to coexist in a long term, sustainable state of dynamic equilibrium...
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If you think cybercrime is scary now, just wait until hackers can control and monitor every object in your environment

If you think cybercrime is scary now, just wait until hackers can control and monitor every object in your environment | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Recent work by security researchers indicates that one of the problems with having a "smart" home is that some day, it might be smart enough to attack you.
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Plant Skyscrapers and Aquaponic Farming to Revolutionize Urban Agriculture in Large Cities Around the World

Plant Skyscrapers and Aquaponic Farming to Revolutionize Urban Agriculture in Large Cities Around the World | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Plant Skyscrapers and Aquaponic Farming to Revolutionize Urban Agriculture in Large Cities Around the World
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Puerto Rico vote endorses US statehood but ballot results raise questions

Puerto Rico vote endorses US statehood but ballot results raise questions | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Ricans faced a fundamental question on Election Day: Should they change their ties with the United States?
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The vast gulf between current technology and theoretical singularity | ExtremeTech

The vast gulf between current technology and theoretical singularity | ExtremeTech | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
The gap between where we are and where we need to be for any sort of technology 'singularity' to occur is huge -- and the measures futurologists point to don't actually seem to address the problem.
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Isaac Asimov Explains His Three Laws of Robots

Isaac Asimov Explains His Three Laws of Robots | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
A handful of futurists, philosophers, and technophiles believe we are approaching what they call the “singularity”: a point in time when smart machines became much smarter, stronger, and faster than their creators, and then become self-conscious.
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Population Growth and the Rise of Mega-Cities: Can Technology Help?

Population Growth and the Rise of Mega-Cities: Can Technology Help? | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Are you ready to share the planet with 7 billion people? Current projections estimate that this population milestone is only months away.
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Tiny robots could be the micro-builders of the future

Tiny robots could be the micro-builders of the future | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
Georgia tech has developed computer models of micron-scale swimming robots that could nave fascinating applications.
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World Geography News

World Geography News | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
World Geography News, by Geocrusader80: A newspaper about world geography...
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What's a Language Worth to a Small Town in Scotland?

What's a Language Worth to a Small Town in Scotland? | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
A fisherman's dialect dies out....
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2012 State of the Future | KurzweilAI

2012 State of the Future | KurzweilAI | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
The world is getting richer, healthier, better educated, more peaceful, and better connected, and people are living longer; yet half the world is...
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Free Science Fiction Classics on the Web: Huxley, Orwell, Asimov, Gaiman & Beyond

Today we're bringing you a roundup of some of the great Science Fiction, Fantasy and Dystopian classics available on the web.
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23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021 | Matador Network

23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021 | Matador Network | Futurism ISD 77 Mankato | Scoop.it
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