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The prospects of an emerging global intelligence on the internet and elsewhere
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Engineers figure out way for today’s computers to operate at the speed of light - Electronic Products

Engineers figure out way for today’s computers to operate at the speed of light - Electronic Products | Global Brain | Scoop.it
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Researchers take Vital Step toward Creating Bionic Brain

Researchers take Vital Step toward Creating Bionic Brain | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Researchers have mimicked the way the human brain processes information with the development of an electronic long-term memory cell, which mirrors the brain’s ability to simultaneously process and store multiple strands of information. The development brings them closer to imitating key electronic aspects of the human brain — a vital step toward creating a bionic brain and unlocking treatments for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
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Jeff Hawkins on Firing Up the Silicon Brain | WIRED

Jeff Hawkins on Firing Up the Silicon Brain | WIRED | Global Brain | Scoop.it
#maketechhuman Jeff Hawkins recently re-read his 2004 book On Intelligence, where the founder of Palm computing – the company that gave us the first handheld computer and later, first-generation smartphones – explains how the human brain learns. An electrical engineer by training, Hawkins had taken a deep interest in how the brain works and founded…
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The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why

The AI Revolution: Road to Superintelligence - Wait But Why | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The topic everyone in the world should be talking about.
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What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work

What Hollywood Can Teach Us About the Future of Work | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In our increasingly automated and global economy, every business is becoming a little like show business.
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Our future sits at the intersection of artificial intelligence and blockchain - O'Reilly Radar

Our future sits at the intersection of artificial intelligence and blockchain - O'Reilly Radar | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Subscribe to the O'Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. I met up with Possibility Research...
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Computers That Know How You Feel Will Soon Be Everywhere | WIRED

Computers That Know How You Feel Will Soon Be Everywhere | WIRED | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Affectiva cofounder Rana el Kaliouby has built algorithms that decode facial expressions to help computers understand emotion.
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Researchers create first neural-network chip built just with memristors

Researchers create first neural-network chip built just with memristors | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers working at the University of California (and one from Stony Brook University) has for the first time created a neural-network chip that was built using just memristors. In their paper published in the journal Nature, the team describes how they built their chip and ...
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Robots ants showed elementary collective intelligence

The engineers designed a miniaturized robots that behave ants. Together, they are able to perform tasks that require intelligence and experience.
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How IBM Watson Could Help Advance Genomic Medicine

How IBM Watson Could Help Advance Genomic Medicine | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Dr. Lukas Wartman, MD
By Dr. Lukas Wartman, MD I have the dubious distinction of being a famous cancer patient.  I’m an oncologist who specializes in leukemia; I got leukemia; and I’m cured, at least for now, thanks to advances in genomic medicine...
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Andrew Ng: Why ‘Deep Learning’ Is a Mandate for Humans, Not Just Machines

Andrew Ng: Why ‘Deep Learning’ Is a Mandate for Humans, Not Just Machines | Global Brain | Scoop.it
If venture capital and research funding are any indication, artificial intelligence will play a leading role in shaping our future.
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Emerging Patterns Webcast

Emerging Patterns Webcast | Global Brain | Scoop.it

Conference: Emerging Patterns 

Date: 2 – 4 March 2015
Venue: Nanyang Executive Centre, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

Videos of keynotes by 

Atsushi IrikiBalázs GulyásLuciano PietroneroRoland FletcherDavid ChristianSander van der LeeuwTim HuntTor NørretrandersW. Brian ArthurBen SheddStefan Thurner


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Longread: Inside the New A.I. from the Siri Guys

Longread: Inside the New A.I. from the Siri Guys | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The guys who made SIRI are on the verge of releasing Viv, a way of optimizing the Internet that could make you far more intelligent and capable.
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Peter Fingar: The Cognitive Computing Era is Upon Us

Peter Fingar: The Cognitive Computing Era is Upon Us | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Business-tech author details how cognitive computing wield a power like we've never seen and could soon tend to our agriculture, industry, and service needs.
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Can Mozilla Halt Firefox’s Slide and Break Up the Mobile Internet Duopoly? | MIT Technology Review

Can Mozilla Halt Firefox’s Slide and Break Up the Mobile Internet Duopoly? | MIT Technology Review | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Mozilla helped an open Web flourish in the 2000s. Now it’s struggling to play a meaningful role on mobile devices.
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The AI Revolution: Our Immortality or Extinction | Wait But Why

The AI Revolution: Our Immortality or Extinction | Wait But Why | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Superintelligent AI is either going to be a dream or a nightmare for us, and there's not really any in-between.
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Scientists develop atomic-scale hardware to implement natural computing

Scientists develop atomic-scale hardware to implement natural computing | Global Brain | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Despite the many great achievements of computers, no man-made computer can learn from its environment, adapt to its surroundings, spontaneously self-organize, and solve complex problems that require these abilities as well as a biological brain. These abilities arise from the fact that ...
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Complexity Lab

Complexity Lab | Global Brain | Scoop.it
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Dans le monde VUCA appréhender la complexité est fondamental. Si vous ne connaissez pas encore Complexity Lab, allez les voir, vous n'aurez pas perdu votre journée !

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Top websites, Google searches, Facebook pages, Twitter and Google+ most followed in April 2015

Top websites, Google searches, Facebook pages, Twitter and Google+ most followed in April 2015 | Global Brain | Scoop.it
What was popular on the Internet in April 2015? Google top 25 search phrases Facebook top 25 Pages Twitter 25 most followed Google+ 25 most followed Alexa
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33rd Square | China's Push to Replace Human Workers With Robots Hits High Gear

33rd Square | China's Push to Replace Human Workers With Robots Hits High Gear | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Facing ever-increasing global competition and a fight to control costs, Chinese assembly lines are implementing more and more robotic systems. The newest facilities being constructed are 'smart factories' with virtually no human labor.
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Safeguarding the Open Internet

Safeguarding the Open Internet | Global Brain | Scoop.it
As the Internet grows in importance, so do the risks inherent in the lack of regulation. There is a growing danger that the open platform we all cherish will increasingly be colonized by corporate greed, criminal activity, and conflict between states – with ordinary citizens the ultimate victims.
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Futurist Kurzweil, computers reach human level intelligence by 2029

Futurist Kurzweil, computers reach human level intelligence by 2029 | Global Brain | Scoop.it
CNBC | Reporter Bob Pisani spoke to Ray Kurzweil, a Google Director of Engineering, about how disruptive technologies will change the way we live and work.
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Google’s Next Calendar Could Manage Real Life For You

Google’s Next Calendar Could Manage Real Life For You | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Google's acquisition of Timeful could represent a next step: not just suggesting data but behavior, too
The post Google’s Next Calendar Could Manage Real Life For You appeared first on WIRED.
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Industrial Revolution III 3D printer places electronics within the objects it creates

Industrial Revolution III 3D printer places electronics within the objects it creates | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Buzz Technology Limited, out of London, is looking to stand out from the 3D printer crowd with its Industrial Revolution III printer (or IR3 for short) that can embed wiring within plastic compone...
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