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Will These Guys Kill The Computer Interface As We Know It?

Will These Guys Kill The Computer Interface As We Know It? | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
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Two young guys are using user interface ideas and combining it with a pretty simple device. Hope this will carry on.
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Collection of news around technology trends and innovation, designed to make humans live better. (personal channel, 3rd party content, views are my own)
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Online Vernetzung veraendert die Gesellschaft - BundestagTV, Peter Kruse

via: http://www.onlineaktivisten.de Das Internet kann die Menschen wirklich revolutionär positiv verändern, durch die mediale Machtverschiebung der Gesellsch...
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:O Genial dargestellt. Kernthesen: Hohe Vernutzungsdichte, kreisende Erregung, hohe Spontanaktivitaet erzeugen Eigendynamik mit der Folge das Systeme maechtig werden. Emphatie ist notwendig, um neue Trends zu erkennen und darauf einzugehen.

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Artificial muscles made from fishing line - Plastics the mag

Artificial muscles made from fishing line - Plastics the mag | Human and Technology | Scoop.it

Stranded nylon or polyethylene wire, which contracts when heated, could help manufacture inexpensive and powerful artificial muscles.

Prototypes of humanoid robots are generally fitted with systems inspired by the human body. For instance, artificial muscles are used to provide mobility. An international team led by Ray Baughman, from the Texas Institute of Nanotechnology, has just demonstrated that fishing line is an excellent substitute for mimicking the action of organic muscles.

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The disruptive potential of solar power | McKinsey & Company

The disruptive potential of solar power | McKinsey & Company | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
As costs fall, the importance of solar power to senior executives is rising. A McKinsey Quarterly article.
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Clean Energy Trends 2014: New Solar Energy Capacity Exceeds Wind For First ... - Triple Pundit

Clean Energy Trends 2014: New Solar Energy Capacity Exceeds Wind For First ... - Triple Pundit | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Clean Energy Trends 2014: New Solar Energy Capacity Exceeds Wind For First ... Triple Pundit CleanEnergyTrendsLogo The landscape of the global renewable energy market continues to shift with changes in economic and social conditions and policies.
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Is digital fabrication and 3D printing sustainable?

Is digital fabrication and 3D printing sustainable? | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Kris De Decker questions some of our most cherished assumptions. (RT @treehugger Is digital fabrication and 3D printing sustainable?
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IBDA - AfDB Launches Call for Proposals for Social Business in Tunisia - AllAfrica.com

IBDA - AfDB Launches Call for Proposals for Social Business in Tunisia - AllAfrica.com | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
IBDA - AfDB Launches Call for Proposals for Social Business in Tunisia AllAfrica.com The African Development Bank (AfDB) on Tuesday, March 25 launched the first call for proposals to select entrepreneurs for iBDA ( ابدأ), the first Social Business...
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$1,000 Foodini 3D food printer hits Kickstarter, ships in Jan 2015 | B3dgeable

$1,000 Foodini 3D food printer hits Kickstarter, ships in Jan 2015 | B3dgeable | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Mar.26, 20143D printing is moving into the kitchen - yes soon some of our food will be made in layers.Barcelona start-up Natural Machines has just launched its new invention: Foodini, a prototype 3D ($1,000 Foodini 3D food printer hits Kickstarter,...
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15 theses about the future of the Internet and how we can shape it positively - Trends in the Living Networks

15 theses about the future of the Internet and how we can shape it positively - Trends in the Living Networks | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
PewResearch Internet Project has just released a report on Digital Life in 2025 based on expert interviews. One of the interesting aspects of the report is the ‘theses‘ that they have distilled from the interviews, which they have divided into ‘more-hopeful and ‘less-hopeful’, concluding with one very important piece advice. These are: More-hopeful theses 1)Continue reading 15 theses about the future of the Internet and how we can shape it positively

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NEONSIGNS.HK 探索霓虹 – 霓虹的製作

NEONSIGNS.HK 探索霓虹 – 霓虹的製作 | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The eleven-minute film “The making of neon signs” is fascinating if you appreciate typography and industrial design. http://t.co/B2Q1bW2pBT
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Go Inside Google Garage, The Collaborative Workspace That Thrives On Crazy, Creative Ideas

Go Inside Google Garage, The Collaborative Workspace That Thrives On Crazy, Creative Ideas | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
In the company's HQ for moonshot thinking, Googler collaboration is engineered into the floor plan.
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Blue economy for marine resource development - eco-business.com

Blue economy for marine resource development - eco-business.com | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
eco-business.com Blue economy for marine resource development eco-business.com The world is embracing the blue economy concept, which has gained great interest in international forums, such as the RIO+20 in 2012, the Asia Conference on Oceans, Food...
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Eat Your 3D Prints

Eat Your 3D Prints | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
They're almost too pretty to put in your mouth. (RT @pfugeomagic: my new blog on 3D printing food. http://t.co/75ZAAhrYbo)
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Circular Economy: Is it enough? | Ecodesign Centre

Circular Economy: Is it enough? | Ecodesign Centre | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @Great_Recovery: Paper from @ecodesigncentre presents some of the challenges of #circulareconomy http://t.co/WtTa1EzEpH
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Stephen Hawking Says A.I. Could Be Our 'Worst Mistake In History'

Stephen Hawking Says A.I. Could Be Our 'Worst Mistake In History' | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The world's most famous physicist is warning about the risks posed by machine superintelligence, saying that it could be the most significant thing to ever happen in human history — and possibly the last.
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The Seasteading Institute - Opening humanity's next frontier

The Seasteading Institute - Opening humanity's next frontier | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The Seasteading Institute, Floating Cities, Startup Cities, Floating City Project, DeltaSync, Seastead, Floating City, Startup City, Ephemerisle, Patri Friedman, Modular Design, Mero, Peter Thiel, Randolph Hencken, Joe Quirk, Milton Friedman, Seasteader, Ocean, Ocean Habitats, Ocean Colonization, Jurisdictional Arbitrage, Aquaculture, Liberty, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency, Nonprofit
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babel = charter cities , why am i worried?

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How Loving Your Clothes Can Make the World a Better Place - Triple Pundit

How Loving Your Clothes Can Make the World a Better Place - Triple Pundit | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Triple Pundit How Loving Your Clothes Can Make the World a Better Place Triple Pundit Appalatch co-founders Grace Gouin (right) and Mariano deGuzman work on pieces for their line. By Grace Gouin, Creative Director of Appalatch.
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Moving Toward a Circular Economy

The circular economy aims to eradicate waste—not just from manufacturing processes, as lean management aspires to do, but systematically, throughout the life...
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Trellist Launches Social Business Practice, Appoints Strategic Leader - Business Wire (press release)

Trellist Launches Social Business Practice, Appoints Strategic Leader - Business Wire (press release) | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Trellist Launches Social Business Practice, Appoints Strategic Leader Business Wire (press release) WILMINGTON, Del.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trellist Marketing and Technology has announced the addition of Social Business Practice to the firm's...
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Clothing project to explore the circular economy for textiles   - Eco-innovation Action Plan

Clothing project to explore the circular economy for textiles   - Eco-innovation Action Plan | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
European Commission - Clothing project to explore the circular economy for textiles (RT @EU_ecoinno: #ecoinnovation Clothing project EcoProFabrics to explore the #circulareconomy http://t.co/rqryuf3llo)...
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The Circular Economy: Understanding The Business Case

The Circular Economy: Understanding The Business Case | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Examples from businesses around the world offer insight into how the circular economy can uncover new sources of value and play a role in creating new, resilient markets capable of delivering sustainable prosperity in the long term.
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Back to the Future • David Lee

Back to the Future • David Lee | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
The number of startups doing really hard stuff has skyrocketed recently. Bitcoin, drones, food substitutes, 3D printing, bioinformatics, deep learning. We used to see these “science fiction” or “moonshot” startups only...
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The past 10 years of the internet of things

The past 10 years of the internet of things | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
Strange how the brain works. It’s 1am and I’m in a hotel on Edinburgh University campus, giving a talk in the morning to the Chiasma workshop tomorrow morning and I spent most of my almost 5h train journey making a timeline of the internet of...
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Are we on the cusp of a new economic revolution?

Are we on the cusp of a new economic revolution? | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
500 years ago, it was widely believed that the world was literally the centre of the Universe. That is, until astronomer Nicolaus... (Scotland needs to join the circular economy revolution! Read on....
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Parliament to investigate case for circular economy - Resource Efficient Business

Parliament to investigate case for circular economy Resource Efficient Business It will examine the potential value of resources contained in waste, the key domestic and international links and resources value chains and the environmental benefits...
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WRAP's vision for the UK circular economy to 2020 | Zero Waste Scotland

WRAP's vision for the UK circular economy to 2020 | Zero Waste Scotland | Human and Technology | Scoop.it
RT @ZeroWasteScot: What is the #CircularEconomy? Read our quick guide at: http://t.co/AFB9T9xaX1 #ThinkCircular
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