leapmind
Follow
57.0K views | +14 today
 
Scooped by LeapMind
onto leapmind
Scoop.it!

Occupy, this time for the people's debt - CNN.com

Occupy, this time for the people's debt - CNN.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Douglas Rushkoff says the Occupy movement is picking up where the federal bailout of banks left off by buying up and then forgiving debts.
more...
No comment yet.
leapmind
adding connections to internet cosmology
Curated by LeapMind
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review

MOOCs Aren’t Revolutionizing College, but They’re Not a Failure | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Online courses may not be changing colleges as their boosters claimed they would, but they can prove valuable in surprising ways.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

How solar powered drones are about to transform your life | Impact Lab

How solar powered drones are about to transform your life | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
George Bye at the DaVinci Institute's "Night with a Futurist" talking about the future of solar powered UAVs George Bye is the founder of Bye Aerospace,
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer | VICE | United States

This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer | VICE | United States | leapmind | Scoop.it
Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the Cloud, making us part robot and completely immortal.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

A shot against heart attacks?

A shot against heart attacks? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists collaborating with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a “genome-editing” approach for permanently reducing cholesterol levels in mice through a single injection, a development with...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM

Crossbar says it's 'one step' from delivering miracle RRAM | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sneak path current snag cracked: Beyond the NAND scaling wall at last?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Anti-aging secret discovered by UBC researcher in wrinkle-free mice

Anti-aging secret discovered by UBC researcher in wrinkle-free mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
A research team at UBC and Providence Health Care has genetically engineered mice with less wrinkled skin despite repeated exposure to wrinkle-inducing ultraviolet light.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Flesh Computer: Short Film Explores Consciousness In Machines - SERIOUS WONDER

Flesh Computer: Short Film Explores Consciousness In Machines - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sci-Fi short film Flesh Computer goes deep into this century's most asked question: can a machine express consciousness? - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Baidu claims deep learning breakthrough with Deep Speech

Baidu claims deep learning breakthrough with Deep Speech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chinese search engine giant Baidu says it has developed a speech recognition system, called Deep Speech, the likes of which has never been seen, especially in noisy environments.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

It’s Happening: Robots May Be The Creative Artists Of The Future

It’s Happening: Robots May Be The Creative Artists Of The Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's no secret that the world is being automated and that millions of people are losing work as a result. With a properly programmed machine, any unskilled laborer can be replaced.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

How Neal Stephenson Is Helping To Make Snow Crash's Metaverse A Reality

How Neal Stephenson Is Helping To Make Snow Crash's Metaverse A Reality | leapmind | Scoop.it
Magic Leap's mysterious augmented reality tech promises to "bring magic back into the world." And now Neal Stephenson, who imagined the virtual Metaverse in his 1992 novel Snow Crash, has joined the company.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Scientists have found a way to make graphene magnetic

Scientists have found a way to make graphene magnetic | leapmind | Scoop.it
Graphene has a lot going for it - as you've most likely heard, at just one carbon atom thick, the material is 100 times stronger than steel, light, conductive, super-flexible, and could soon be used to filter fuel straight out of thin air .
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Researchers build room-temperature memory that doesn’t need a current to retain data | ExtremeTech

Researchers build room-temperature memory that doesn’t need a current to retain data | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new material from Cornell University researchers promises breakthroughs in device power consumption by dramatically cutting memory power. Will this achievement finally pan out?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Will eternal life become a reality?

Will eternal life become a reality? | leapmind | Scoop.it
As medical science prepares to defy death, the line between robots and people is blurring. Imagine a world without jobs
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

The First Lady of Graphene | Impact Lab

The First Lady of Graphene | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The birthplace of graphene – the one-atom-thick carbon – is Manchester University, where it was created by two physicists. But Cambridge could become the ado
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

A shot against heart attacks?

A shot against heart attacks? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harvard Stem Cell Institute scientists collaborating with researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have developed a “genome-editing” approach for permanently reducing cholesterol levels in mice through a single injection, a development with...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

NASA Wants To Establish A Floating Cloud City To Study Venus | IFLScience

NASA Wants To Establish A Floating Cloud City To Study Venus | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
While Mars may be all the rage right now, a team of NASA scientists has dreamed up an innovative concept that could eventually see humans permanently occupying Venus’ atmosphere, in a floating cloud city.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Designing a Mothership to Deliver Swarms of Spacecraft to Asteroids | WIRED

Designing a Mothership to Deliver Swarms of Spacecraft to Asteroids | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
SAN FRANCISCO—An asteroid-mining company has unveiled plans for a new mothership spacecraft designed to carry a dozen small probes to explore asteroids, comets, or even the moon.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Diabetes May Finally Be Reversed With A Blood Pressure Drug

Diabetes May Finally Be Reversed With A Blood Pressure Drug | leapmind | Scoop.it
A common blood pressure drug happens to reverse a process that decreases insulin production. By restoring it, diabetes may be reversed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Flatworms in space might hold key to human immortality | Cult of Mac

Flatworms in space might hold key to human immortality | Cult of Mac | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cut-up flatworms will go to the International Space Station to see how leaving Earth's gravity affects space worms' ability to regenerate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

Global Alliance Plans Internet for Genomes | MIT Technology Review

Global Alliance Plans Internet for Genomes | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists are starting to open their DNA databases online, creating a network that could pave the way for gene analysis at a new scale.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by LeapMind
Scoop.it!

California Turns to the Pacific Ocean for Water | MIT Technology Review

California Turns to the Pacific Ocean for Water | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Severe droughts are forcing researchers to rethink how technology can increase the supply of fresh water.
more...
No comment yet.