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The Global Brain and its Role in Human Immortality - Transhumanity.net

The Global Brain and its Role in Human Immortality - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
It would be helpful to discuss these theoretical concepts because there could be significant practical and existential implications.
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How Will Technology Change Sex In A Year? 10 Years? 20 Years?

How Will Technology Change Sex In A Year? 10 Years? 20 Years? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here are educated guesses on what gettin' freaky will look like in the years to come.
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Robots and rental popstars: is this the future of music?

Robots and rental popstars: is this the future of music? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Music’s next frontier is uncertain but if anyone can predict what will happen next it’s future-thinking musician Emmy The Great, who has already acquired her own hologram
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Bioengineers develop tool for reprogramming genetic code

Bioengineers develop tool for reprogramming genetic code | leapmind | Scoop.it
Biology relies upon the precise activation of specific genes to work properly. If that sequence gets out of whack, or one gene turns on only partially, the outcome can often lead to a disease.
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China is going to mine the Moon for helium-3 fusion fuel | ExtremeTech

China is going to mine the Moon for helium-3 fusion fuel | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
China's space program has been steadily marching towards its goals.
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Are You “Internet Sexual”?

Are You "Internet Sexual"? - Matter - Medium
On Chaturbate, live-cammers go wild and weird. And if you watch it long enough, you realize tech has created a whole new…
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SciTech Digest: Parabiosis benefits, Accelerating without a force, Spacetime shape dynamics, Anti-aging advances, Advanced computing architectures.

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Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution

Welcome To The Maker-Industrial Revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
How General Electric, Local Motors, and an army of DIY inventors are rebuilding American manufacturing
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If You Upload Your Mind to a Computer—Are You Still You?

If You Upload Your Mind to a Computer—Are You Still You? | leapmind | Scoop.it
One of the most mind-bending far future predictions you'll hear from some futurists is this: Eventually, the technology will exist to copy your
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IT's curator insight, January 26, 12:59 PM

This is testing on us

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How Virtual Sex Is Changing Cheating -

How Virtual Sex Is Changing Cheating  - | leapmind | Scoop.it
What constitutes infidelity is shifting as rapidly as the sex tech industry. The virtual world is quickly growing into our real world.
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New Technologies, Contracts Bolster Growing Energy Storage Business

New Technologies, Contracts Bolster Growing Energy Storage Business | leapmind | Scoop.it
Promising technological advances and a host of lucrative new contracts and incentives are encouraging signs to alternative energy watchers who say that the m...
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Flexible Brain Implants Have Arrived

Flexible Brain Implants Have Arrived | leapmind | Scoop.it
Stiff, steel microwires can damage tissue when implanted deep into patients' brains. Engineers at MIT have found a way around this problem with a flexible brain-implant technology.
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Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality

Back-up brains: The era of digital immortality | leapmind | Scoop.it
How do you want to be remembered? As Simon Parkin discovers, we may eventually be able to preserve our entire minds for generations to come – would you?
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It's Time to Fix America's Infrastructure. Here's Where to Start | WIRED

It's Time to Fix America's Infrastructure. Here's Where to Start | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
President Obama believes America must build “21st century infrastructure—modern ports, stronger bridges, faster trains and the fastest Internet,” and in his State of the Union this week he asked the Republican-controlled Congress to pass a...
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Creative AI: Computer composers are changing how music is made

Creative AI: Computer composers are changing how music is made | leapmind | Scoop.it
Computer algorithms and artificial intelligence programs are fast approaching the level of humans in music composition, and AI researchers say they computers have immense capacity for creativity. ...
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What Your Dreams Say About You, Based On Science

What Your Dreams Say About You, Based On Science | leapmind | Scoop.it
Recent technology has allowed us to know more about the origin of dreams than ever before, but can it tell us what they mean?
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Germany Set to Open Up Autobahn to Self-Driving Vehicles

Germany Set to Open Up Autobahn to Self-Driving Vehicles | leapmind | Scoop.it
MAINZ, Germany — Prototypes of driverless cars are set to get the go-ahead on a stretch of Germany's busy A9 autobahn.For years, the country's car makers hav...
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Graphene could double the rate of solar energy conversion

Graphene could double the rate of solar energy conversion | leapmind | Scoop.it
In an experiment that could nearly double the rate of solar energy conversion from 32 to 60 percent, scientists in Switzerland have used the super-material graphene to convert a single photon into many electrons to produce an electric current.
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Dr. Peter H. Diamandis — Intelligent Self-directed Evolution - YouTube

Global Future 2045: Towards a New Strategy for Human Evolution / New York City, 2013 http://gf2045.com/ Dr. Peter H Diamandis Abundance Engineer Physician, e...
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Scientists upload a worm's mind into a Lego robot | KSL.com

Scientists upload a worm's mind into a Lego robot | KSL.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
A humble roundworm is leading the race in artificial intelligence, showing that it may be possible one day to upload our brains to a computer.
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Self-Aware Mario isn’t self-aware, but he might be hungry! – |...

Self-Aware Mario isn’t self-aware, but he might be hungry! – |... | leapmind | Scoop.it
When Time Magazine reports that “Researchers make Super Mario self-aware,” of course IO9 has to come along and rain on everyone’s parade. From the IO9 article: Super Mario has been imbued with a fairly sophisticated artificial intelligence program...
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Ambiq Micro has made a chip that consumes 10 times less energy

Ambiq Micro has made a chip that consumes 10 times less energy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ambiq Micro, a semiconductor company in Austin, Texas, has been working for the last five years to build a lower-power chip by applying to silicon a technology that has been used in quartz wristwatches.
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We can now read papyrus scrolls buried by lava in 79 AD

We can now read papyrus scrolls buried by lava in 79 AD | leapmind | Scoop.it
Back in 79 AD, Italy’s Mount Vesuvius erupted, destroying several Roman towns along the Bay of Naples, including Pompeii and Herculaneum, and causing an estimated 16,000 deaths. Famously, the eruption was so fast that it essentially “froze” entire...
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Improvements in transistors will make flexible plastic computers a reality

Improvements in transistors will make flexible plastic computers a 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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Kamil Lemański's curator insight, January 25, 4:06 PM

Plastikowe komputery - to całkiem możliwe dzięki postępowi techniki, całkiem niedawno został wynaleziony grafen czyli jedno atomowa warstwa wegla. Która doskonale nadaje się do produkcji takich właśnie komputerów. 

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Why Can’t Robots Understand Sarcasm?

Why Can’t Robots Understand Sarcasm? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence has yet to grasp some of the finer nuances of human communication.
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