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HC1 wearable computer turns paramedics into cyborgs - SlashGear

HC1 wearable computer turns paramedics into cyborgs - SlashGear | leapmind | Scoop.it
Augmented reality wearable gizmos aren't just for finding your friends and skydiving; one of the first practical uses for the Motorola Solutions HC1 has...

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Robot revolution: Humans and droids, working together | In-depth | The Engineer

Robot revolution: Humans and droids, working together | In-depth | The Engineer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Armies of ‘people-friendly’ robots are taking over factories across the world. But should autonomous robots be working alongside humans?
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Lego Robot with Mind of a Worm Offers Tantalising Glimpse Into the Future

Lego Robot with Mind of a Worm Offers Tantalising Glimpse Into the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists and computer programmers have recreated the brain of a lifeform in robot form by mapping the neural connections of nematode worms, translating that into software and downloading it into a lego robot.
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Report: Europe's Upping Its Space Game 

Report: Europe's Upping Its Space Game  | leapmind | Scoop.it
Elon Musk's private space company, SpaceX, has been coming on in leaps and planetary-sized bounds of late, so much so that it's apparently threatening our friends across the pond.
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Why fear AI? Have Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk gone insane?

Why fear AI? Have Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk gone insane? | leapmind | Scoop.it
What are these people who fear AI even talking about? This is the post to answer that question. The ideas presented here come mostly, but not exclusively, from Bostrom's Superintelligence book. ~ T...
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Google Glass Failed, but Here’s the Path Its Successors Will Take | MIT Technology Review

Google Glass Failed, but Here’s the Path Its Successors Will Take | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Even though Google’s head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
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Enthusiasts and Skeptics Debate Artificial Intelligence

Enthusiasts and Skeptics Debate Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Kurt Andersen wonders: If the Singularity is near, will it bring about global techno-Nirvana or civilizational ruin?
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The Decentralize Everything Manifesto

The Decentralize Everything Manifesto | leapmind | Scoop.it
Let's Unwind the Unfair Structures that Govern Our LivesIn this ‘manifesto’ I list ways that people can take ownership of their productivity, identity and privacy, by embracing decentralization.Most
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Global quantum communications—no longer the stuff of fiction?

Global quantum communications—no longer the stuff of fiction? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neither quantum computers nor quantum cryptography will become prevalent technologies without memory systems able to manipulate quantum information easily and effectively.
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Miro Svetlik's curator insight, November 28, 6:22 AM

Easy to implement quantum memory is a key to next development in this area of computing. I hope this will enable quantum devices to go mainstream.

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How the Pentagon’s Skynet Would Automate War

How the Pentagon’s Skynet Would Automate War | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mass surveillance, drone swarms, cyborg soldiers, telekinesis, synthetic organisms, and laser beams will determine future conflict by 2030.
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IBM Executive Interview, Mike Rhodin [Biz Leader Latte]

IBM Executive Interview, Mike Rhodin [Biz Leader Latte] | leapmind | Scoop.it
"Watson can achieve in nine minutes what it would take 30 doctors a month to do...we’re actually revolutionizing entire industries and professions with Watson" - Mike Rhodin, Sr VP, IBM Watson Grou...
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Gates Foundation Will Require All Funded Research To Be Open Access | IFLScience

Gates Foundation Will Require All Funded Research To Be Open Access | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
The scientific journal PLOS ONE made news in February when it announced that all of the data used in published studies would need to be made openly available.
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How artificial intelligence will make humans smarter | Information Age

How artificial intelligence will make humans smarter | Information Age | leapmind | Scoop.it
From tools to intelligent partners - artificial intelligence is set to transform how people live
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0Scanning tunnelling microscopy: Computer simulations sharpen insights into molecules

0Scanning tunnelling microscopy: Computer simulations sharpen insights into molecules | leapmind | Scoop.it
The resolution of scanning tunnelling microscopes can be improved dramatically by attaching small molecules or atoms to their tip.
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10 million jobs in Britain at risk from advancing technology | Impact Lab

10 million jobs in Britain at risk from advancing technology | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Over the next 20 years, Ten million British jobs could be taken over by computers and robots, wiping out more than one in three
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Exponential Medicine: Craig Venter Estimates 5 Million Complete Human Genomes Sequenced by 2020

Exponential Medicine: Craig Venter Estimates 5 Million Complete Human Genomes Sequenced by 2020 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers finished the first draft of the human genome in the year 2000. Although the decreasing cost of the technology has far outpaced Moore’s
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Intel announces 32-layer 3D NAND chips, plans for larger-than-10TB SSDs | ExtremeTech

Intel announces 32-layer 3D NAND chips, plans for larger-than-10TB SSDs | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Intel has announced its leaping into the 3D NAND market, courtesy of its partnership with Micron. Can it steal early momentum from Samsung?
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Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes: Unparalleled accomplishment

Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes: Unparalleled accomplishment | leapmind | Scoop.it
Over the past several years, research on bacteria in the digestive tract (gut microbiome) has confirmed the major role they play in our health. An international consortium has developed the most complete database of microbial genes ever created.
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Scientists: Graphene's Weak Spot Could Revolutionize Fuel Cell Technology

Scientists: Graphene's Weak Spot Could Revolutionize Fuel Cell Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
"We are very excited about this result because it opens a whole new area of promising applications ..."
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Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now

Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now | leapmind | Scoop.it
Since the Oculus Rift first made waves with its successful Kickstarter, there’s been a consistent line of criticism based in the notion, “why would it..
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10 mind-blowing Oculus Rift experiments that reveal VR's practical potential

10 mind-blowing Oculus Rift experiments that reveal VR's practical potential | leapmind | Scoop.it
The inspiration for the Oculus Rift may have been gaming, but these experiments show how the consumer-grade virtual reality headset could transform more than just your World of Warcraft experience.
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Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming - Issue 18: Genius - Nautilus

Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming - Issue 18: Genius - Nautilus | leapmind | Scoop.it
Lev Landau, a Nobelist and one of the fathers of a great school of Soviet physics, had a logarithmic scale for ranking theorists,…
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Scientists urge governments to turn old TV frequencies into free “super WiFi” | Factor

Scientists urge governments to turn old TV frequencies into free “super WiFi” | Factor | leapmind | Scoop.it
Governments should sack plans to auction off old television frequencies to the highest bidder and instead use the bandwidth for free super-frequency WiFi if
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Why Isn't Academic Research Free to Everyone?

Why Isn't Academic Research Free to Everyone? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scholarly articles, filled with indubitable knowledge and analysis, only exist for the general public behind pricey paywalls. So one lecturer is advocating for them to be free of charge.
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