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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.
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A 3D Printed Moon Base: Science Fiction or Science Fact?

A 3D Printed Moon Base: Science Fiction or Science Fact? | leapmind | Scoop.it
One day everything in space will be made in space, and this will radically increase the potential for human space exploration. I recently read a
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Top 10 Implantable Wearables Soon To Be In Your Body

Top 10 Implantable Wearables Soon To Be In Your Body | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wearables. A growing trend with very soon to have their "moment in the sun" but I am firm believer that wearable technology is simply a transition technolo
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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.
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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,
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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.
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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...
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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?
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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AI Program Learns How to Find Dangerous Mutations in the Genome | Hacked

AI Program Learns How to Find Dangerous Mutations in the Genome | Hacked | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new learning computer system has uncovered dangerous mutations in large regions of the genome that previously could not be explored and revealed unexpected genetic determinants of autism, colon cancer, and spinal muscular atrophy.
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Superintelligences Are Already Out There!

Superintelligences Are Already Out There! | leapmind | Scoop.it
“I think it very likely—in fact, inevitable—that biological intelligence is only a transitory phenomenon… If we ever encounter extraterrestrial intelligence, I believe it is very likely to be postbiological in nature …” Paul Davies...
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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?
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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
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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
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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...
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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