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Crowdsourcing vs Collective Intelligence. What's the diff?

Crowdsourcing vs Collective Intelligence. What's the diff? | leapmind | Scoop.it

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Chinese going for broke on thorium nuclear power, and good luck to them – Telegraph Blogs

Chinese going for broke on thorium nuclear power, and good luck to them – Telegraph Blogs | leapmind | Scoop.it
The nuclear race is on. China is upping the ante dramatically on thorium nuclear energy.
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Are Two Actual People Still Required For a Relationship?

Are Two Actual People Still Required For a Relationship? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Does a “relationship” still need actual people to provide sex and love?
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10 Awesome Breakthroughs in Batteries and Phone Charging

10 Awesome Breakthroughs in Batteries and Phone Charging | leapmind | Scoop.it
When your phone runs out of power at exactly the wrong moment, it may seem like the battery is one part of the device which isn't getting any better. Don't worry, it is, and here's a roundup of what the future holds.
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The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator

The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator | leapmind | Scoop.it
Andy Marchese has a lot of fish tanks but no fish food — his fish prefer batteries and compressed air. On a recent Monday, Marchese conducted an out-of-water demonstration of Bubbles, a...
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There Are Only 3 Ways To Stop The Inevitable Robot Uprising

There Are Only 3 Ways To Stop The Inevitable Robot Uprising | leapmind | Scoop.it
This according to a paper by scientist Steve Omohundro.
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Flying in the face of aging

Flying in the face of aging | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Methuselah fruit fly lives for about four months – four times longer than an ordinary fruit fly.
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Neuroscientists reverse symptoms of Alzheimer’s in mice | Impact Lab

Neuroscientists reverse symptoms of Alzheimer’s in mice | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Blockade of p25 generation in the brain of an Alzheimer's disease mouse model mitigates amyloid plaque buildup. Symptoms of Alzheimer's in mice have been
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Singularity and Our Collision Path with the Future

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » The Singularity and Our Collision Path with the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets

The flower-shaped starshade that might help us detect Earth-like planets | leapmind | Scoop.it
Astronomers believe that every star in the galaxy has a planet, one fifth of which might harbor life. Only we haven't seen any of them -- yet.
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The new technologies that will change human civilization as we know it - Heading toward the singularity.

What will the world be like in the next 30 years ? How our lifestyle will change radically forever.
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The Sad, Slow Death of America's Retail Workforce

The Sad, Slow Death of America's Retail Workforce | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's never been a better time to be a consumer. It's not such a happy story for the people on the shopping floor and behind the counters.
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Google develops computer vision accurate enough to solve its own CAPTCHAs

Google develops computer vision accurate enough to solve its own CAPTCHAs | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google has cracked the CAPTCHA. In a paper published this week, Google researchers say that they've developed an algorithm that can accurately solve Google's own CAPTCHA puzzles — those...
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Nanomaterials Keep Pushing Lithium-Sulfur Battery Capabilities for EVs - IEEE Spectrum

Nanomaterials Keep Pushing Lithium-Sulfur Battery Capabilities for EVs - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Lithium-sulfur batteries are winning favor over Li-ion batteries for EVs thanks to nanomaterials
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The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google

The Forgotten Mapmaker: Nokia Has Better Maps Than Apple and Maybe Even Google | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's impossible to create a perfect map, but that hasn't stopped Nokia from trying. Here, we go inside the company's neverending drive to create a digital copy of the world.
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SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station

SpaceX Dragon Successfully Docked With The Space Station | leapmind | Scoop.it
SpaceX's Dragon spacecraft has successfully docked with the International Space Station.
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Would You Let a Robot Give You a Sponge Bath?

Would You Let a Robot Give You a Sponge Bath? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Most Americans think it would be a bad thing if robots provided aid for the sick and elderly. Here's why they'll come around.
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I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings

I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Underlings | leapmind | Scoop.it
I don't know about you, but I'm pretty tired of seeing robots and artificial intelligence systems get kicked around. The Jonny Depp movie Transcendence hits theater screens Frid...
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High as balls: live from the cannabis cup

High as balls: live from the cannabis cup | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here’s a fact: humans love to get wasted. Long before there were laws, long before there was beer, there was marijuana — a drug that had fallen out of legal favor in America completely by the...
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Behavior Modification and Google's Pursuit of the Star Trek Computer

Behavior Modification and Google's Pursuit of the Star Trek Computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
You can comment on this post's Google Plus thread here. I haven't blogged in some time, but this has been a growing theme for me, and it seems worth posing here as a benchmark, as these are deep, c...
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5 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics

5 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics | leapmind | Scoop.it
From the potential to treat cancers to addiction and psychological traumas.
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Stem cells cloned from human adults may lead to patient-specific medical treatment

Stem cells cloned from human adults may lead to patient-specific medical treatment | leapmind | Scoop.it
A team of scientists have used cloning methods to produce stem cells from the skin cells of adult patients. To do this, researchers extracted DNA from the cells of two adult males, aged 35 and 75....
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Why Aereo Matters

Why Aereo Matters | leapmind | Scoop.it
On April 22nd, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of the television networks versus Aereo, an innovative service that lets you stream broadcasts over the internet.
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The High-Tech Soldiers of the Future Are Here

The High-Tech Soldiers of the Future Are Here | leapmind | Scoop.it
Those troops you saw in science fiction movies as a child are now real. A few years ago, many countries recognized a need to upgrade the individual infantryman and thus started their own "future soldier" programs.
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Graphene transfer advances on multiple fronts

Graphene transfer advances on multiple fronts | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Automated Guided Vehicles: Behind the Swift Business of a Heavy Industry

Automated Guided Vehicles: Behind the Swift Business of a Heavy Industry | leapmind | Scoop.it
Automated Guided Vehicles are transforming a big swath of industrial life.
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