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Has Curiosity made an ‘earth-shaking’ discovery? | Machines Like Us

Has Curiosity made an ‘earth-shaking’ discovery? | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Mars Science Laboratory team has hinted that they might have some big news to share soon. But like good scientists, they are waiting until they verify their results before saying anything definitive.
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Computers Wrote the Caption for This Photograph, and Changed Everything

Computers Wrote the Caption for This Photograph, and Changed Everything | leapmind | Scoop.it
Computers at Google now have a machine-learning system that can analyze images like the one above and generate captions for them. The phrase used to caption this image?
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'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems

'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Princeton University have begun crystallizing light as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the physics of matter.
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'Huge breakthrough' in understanding how the immune system recognises cancer

'Huge breakthrough' in understanding how the immune system recognises cancer | leapmind | Scoop.it
US researchers have revealed the identity of molecules on the surface of cancer cells which allow the body's immune system to identify and destroy them.
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Car Camera Network Could Produce Virtual Maps of Pedestrians - IEEE Spectrum

Car Camera Network Could Produce Virtual Maps of Pedestrians - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
The ability to track the same people between different camera views could aid real-time traffic maps
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This new filter will extend your phone’s battery and let you take photos in low light

This new filter will extend your phone’s battery and let you take photos in low light | leapmind | Scoop.it
Engineers have developed a polarising filter that's 30 percent more efficient than the ones we currently have in our cameras and phones - and it'll give us brighter displays with less power. The best part?
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Computer with human-like learning will program itself - tech - 29 October 2014 - New Scientist

Computer with human-like learning will program itself - tech - 29 October 2014 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Neural Turing Machine will combine the best of number-crunching with the human-like adaptability of neural networks – so it can invent its own
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Robots will create as many jobs as they take

Robots will create as many jobs as they take | leapmind | Scoop.it
Strange, semi-human, and capable of tapping into our fear of the unknown, robots have sent shivers down our spines for decades – long before the
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AI software can identify objects in photos and videos at near-human levels

AI software can identify objects in photos and videos at near-human levels | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new AI software program developed by researchers at Google and Stanford University can recognise objects in photos and videos at near human levels of understanding.
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Solar Panels Up and Running in an Hour | MIT Technology Review

Solar Panels Up and Running in an Hour | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new solar power system is easy to add to a roof, and performs its own safety checks.
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Tiny satellites show us the Earth as it changes in near-real-time

Tiny satellites show us the Earth as it changes in near-real-time | leapmind | Scoop.it
Satellite imaging has revolutionized our knowledge of the Earth, with detailed images of nearly every street corner readily available online. But Planet Labs' Will Marshall says we can do better and go faster -- by getting smaller.
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Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution

Super-Humanizing: Virtual Reality, Music and the Coming Revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
On Monday morning I drove by Candlestick Park as the first demolition crews set to work on the grand old thing.
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Summit Europe: Robots Are Still Toddlers—But They’re Growing Up Fast

Summit Europe: Robots Are Still Toddlers—But They’re Growing Up Fast | leapmind | Scoop.it
You've probably read somewhere recently that robots are coming to take your job. It's true, they probably are. But they’ve got some growing up to
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Baidu’s Andrew Ng on Deep Learning and Innovation in Silicon Valley

Baidu’s Andrew Ng on Deep Learning and Innovation in Silicon Valley | leapmind | Scoop.it
In an interview, Baidu Chief Scientist Andrew Ng discussed his team’s progress, the quirks of Chinese Web-search queries, the challenges of driverless cars and what it’s like to work for Baidu.
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Longevity Cook Book

Longevity Cook Book | leapmind | Scoop.it
My colleagues and I would like to launch the Longevity Cook Book crowdfunding campaign in upcoming three months. We would like to raise fuding to create a book that will tell the story about what l...
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Longevity Gene Therapy - Updated Projects

Longevity Gene Therapy - Updated Projects | leapmind | Scoop.it
While discussing the longevity gene therapy project we encountered various questions and observations that prompted us to broaden the project and slightly change it. Generally, all the comments can...
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Researchers move ultrafast, low-cost DNA sequencing technology a step closer to reality

Researchers move ultrafast, low-cost DNA sequencing technology a step closer to reality | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies
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Stanford researchers develop a way to store solar energy more cost-effectively for use at night | Impact Lab

Stanford researchers develop a way to store solar energy more cost-effectively for use at night | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
How electrolysis could produce hydrogen as a way to store renewable energy. There isn't a cost-effective way to store large-scale solar energy. But
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Google develops neural Turing machine learning computer

Google develops neural Turing machine learning computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Calgary Eyeopener technology columnist Matt Stambaugh looks into Google's new Turing machine and the goal of creating computers that learn.
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Americans need to rethink their concern on GMO vs. organic crops

Americans need to rethink their concern on GMO vs. organic crops | leapmind | Scoop.it
GM crops, such as insect-resistant corn and cotton, have been in commercial production for almost two decades.
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Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" | MIT Technology Review

Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
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On Reddit, Geoff Hinton talks Google and future of deep learning

On Reddit, Geoff Hinton talks Google and future of deep learning | leapmind | Scoop.it
University of Toronto researcher and part-time Google distinguished researcher Geoff Hinton is responsible for many recent advances in deep learning, and many advances in neural network research over the past few decades.
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Regeneron Builds a Database of Human Knockouts in Search for Drug Clues | MIT Technology Review

Regeneron Builds a Database of Human Knockouts in Search for Drug Clues | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
They walk among us. Natural experiments, living ordinary lives, unaware that their genes may hold the clue to the next superdrug.
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TechnoVision 2015 - Cognito Ergo Sum | Blog post

TechnoVision 2015 - Cognito Ergo Sum | Blog post | leapmind | Scoop.it
LeapMind's insight:
The emergence of increasingly aware ‘cognitive computing’ implies a new era of technology
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Mobile phone usage explodes in Africa, spurring innovation - YouTube

A drive through Kenya's bustling capital of Nairobi reveals a nation in love -- with the mobile phone. Across the African continent, improvements in mobile p...
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