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NOVA scienceNOW : 39 - Personal DNA Testing, Art Authentication, Capturing Carbon, Pardis Sabeti

Personal DNA Testing - 01:40 NOVA scienceNOW examines the realm of personal DNA testing. It describes the latest tests, which look for single-nucleotide poly...
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AI could help solve humanity’s biggest issues by taking over from scientists, says DeepMind CEO

AI could help solve humanity’s biggest issues by taking over from scientists, says DeepMind CEO | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dr Demis Hassabis tells The Royal Society how AI could take over when leading scientists can’t finish research in their lifetimes
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Google is on the brink of AI capable of natural conversation and even flirtation – scientist

Google is on the brink of AI capable of natural conversation and even flirtation – scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence that can emulate human reasoning and even emotions is within Google’s reach, according to a leading AI scientist employed by the company.
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Simulating a Climate-Changed Earth Atop the Seinfeld Diner - YouTube

Simulating a Climate-Changed Earth Atop the Seinfeld Diner - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Subscribe to Motherboard Radio today - http://apple.co/1DWdc9d NASA’s top climate scientists study some of the world’s most advanced computer models in the s...
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This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns | WIRED

This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Increasingly rapid advances in AI have given Stuart Russell's concerns heightened urgency.
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3D Printshow London 2015 - YouTube

3D Printshow London 2015 - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
My first report from the 3D Printshow held in London from 21st to 23rd of May 2015. With thanks to 3D Printshow Limited and all exhibitors at the show -- and...
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How Machine Learning Is Eating the Software World

How Machine Learning Is Eating the Software World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Marc Andreessen famously said in 2011 that software was eating the world. Four years later, that trend has accelerated, only now it appears that machine le
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How smart is today's artificial intelligence? - YouTube

How smart is today's artificial intelligence? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is creeping into our everyday lives through technology like check-scanning machines and GPS navigation. How far away are we from maki...
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Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro in the Avatar Technology Digest Extra - YouTube

Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro in the Avatar Technology Digest Extra - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Prof Hiroshi Ishiguro, a visionary who made a copy of himself and heads the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory at the Osaka University gave two guest lectures a...
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Ocumetics Bionic Lens implant promises eyesight that's better than 20/20

Ocumetics Bionic Lens implant promises eyesight that's better than 20/20 | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Ocumetics Bionic Lens takes correcting vision to a whole new level, promising eyesight that is up to three times better than 20/20.
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New Approach Trains Robots to Match Human Dexterity and Speed

New Approach Trains Robots to Match Human Dexterity and Speed | leapmind | Scoop.it
Linking several powerful software techniques makes it possible for a robot to learn tasks rapidly with a relatively little training.
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As Jeopardy! Robot Watson Grows Up, How Afraid of It Should We Be?

As Jeopardy! Robot Watson Grows Up, How Afraid of It Should We Be? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Who’s freaked out by a robot with an expanding brain?
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An electronic memory cell has been created that mimics the human brain

An electronic memory cell has been created that mimics the human brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have built a tiny, long-term memory cell that can both store and process information at the same time, just like the human brain. This is one of the first multi-state electronic memory cells, and it represents a crucial step towards...
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The Coming Merge of Human and Machine Intelligence - Deep Stuff

The Coming Merge of Human and Machine Intelligence - Deep Stuff | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology now exists to connect people’s brains to the Internet, and it’s giving rise to a new way of thinking, according to an alum's best-selling book
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Why Don't We Burn Our Trash? - YouTube

Why Don't We Burn Our Trash? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sweden is able to recycle 99% of their trash, some of which they burn. Why isn't this practiced in the United States? Read More: 99 Per Cent Of Sweden's Garb...
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Can This DNA Hack Help You Stay Young Forever? - YouTube

Can This DNA Hack Help You Stay Young Forever? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Getting old is inevitable but can the key to staying young be in your DNA? Read More: Heterochromatin and Werner Syndrome http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_relea...
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The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts

The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts | leapmind | Scoop.it
The world is poised to change dramatically over the next century, and in ways that you might not expect.
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How Do Farmers Make Seedless Fruit? - YouTube

How Do Farmers Make Seedless Fruit? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
If fruit trees grow from seeds, how do seedless fruit reproduce? Read More: How Can Seedless Fruit be Fruitful and Multiply? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ar...
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China cloning on an 'industrial scale' - BBC News

China cloning on an 'industrial scale' - BBC News | leapmind | Scoop.it
David Shukman reports from China where a centre is pioneering the mass production of cloned pigs.
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Why we’re teaching computers to help treat cancer - YouTube

Why we’re teaching computers to help treat cancer - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Every day, we depend on artificial intelligence to help us make sense of a steady deluge of information. AI helps the post office to sort its mail, Wall Stre...
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Will your job get outsourced to a robot? - YouTube

Will your job get outsourced to a robot? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's not just basic tasks anymore: Computers can now do work once deemed possible only by humans. And in some cases, the computers are doing it better. In an...
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What’s in This Picture? AI Becomes as Smart as a Toddler

What’s in This Picture? AI Becomes as Smart as a Toddler | leapmind | Scoop.it
Developments in machine learning allow computers to answer more complex questions about the contents of images
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The future of mobile content and media: Futurist Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard MojoCon Dublin - YouTube

The future of mobile content and media: Futurist Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard MojoCon Dublin - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here is my entire keynote at MojoCon Dublin 2015 see http://mojocon.rte.ie/ You can download the slides and get all other details on my blog at http://gerd.f...
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#9 Avatar Technology Digest / Robotic arm for surgery, Electronic memory, 3D printed jet engine etc. - YouTube

#9 Avatar Technology Digest / Robotic arm for surgery, Electronic memory, 3D printed jet engine etc. - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Welcome to #9 Avatar Technology Digest. As always we bring you the latest news on Technology, Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence from the most t...
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