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Slow progress of fast McSingularity? Or what? | TURING CHURCH

Slow progress of fast McSingularity? Or what? | TURING CHURCH | leapmind | Scoop.it
TURING CHURCH - A magazine on science, technology, religion, and spirituality...
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Immortality, Sponsored by Mark Zuckerberg

Immortality, Sponsored by Mark Zuckerberg | leapmind | Scoop.it
A band of tech billionaires just announced a new foundation set up to reward the super smart scientists who are working on the toughest problems in life science.
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The robot revolution has already begun

The robot revolution has already begun | leapmind | Scoop.it
At Carnegie Mellon University in the United States, robots roam the corridors, carrying out simple tasks for Professor Manuela Veloso and her team.
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The Debate About GMO Safety Is Over, Thanks To A New Trillion-Meal Study

The Debate About GMO Safety Is Over, Thanks To A New Trillion-Meal Study | leapmind | Scoop.it
Visit almost any anti-GMO website and you will find alarming headlines about the alleged dangers of GMO foods. They kill pigs, cows and sheep on farms and in lab studies! Humans are next!
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Phys.Org Mobile: A system to allow air- and ground-based robot vehicles to work together

Phys.Org Mobile: A system to allow air- and ground-based robot vehicles to work together | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Meet Amelia: the computer that's after your job - Telegraph

Meet Amelia: the computer that's after your job - Telegraph | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new artificially intelligent computer system called 'Amelia' – that can read and understand text, follow processes, solve problems and learn from experience – could replace humans in a wide range of low-level jobs...
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The DIGITAL HEALTH REVOLUTION is healthcare’s latest evolution - Innovation & Tech Today

The DIGITAL HEALTH REVOLUTION is healthcare’s latest evolution - Innovation & Tech Today | leapmind | Scoop.it
Now that digital health has inundated healthcare like a tsunami, we need to take the next step forward and see how its adoption benefits our health and our options By Paul Sonnier Digital health is taking the world by storm, and our health plus...
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The case against dying at 75

The case against dying at 75 | leapmind | Scoop.it
We haven't extended dying. We've made living longer.
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The intelligent office: how the internet of things will revolutionize your workplace

The intelligent office: how the internet of things will revolutionize your workplace | leapmind | Scoop.it
We are surrounded by intelligent, data-driven technology aimed at optimizing our work day. Yet a gadget is just the beginning, its real potential lies in the network of relationships that emerge among these devices: the intelligent workplace.
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New Zealand: A Future ‘Home Base’ for Transhumanists?

New Zealand: A Future ‘Home Base’ for Transhumanists? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Is tech progess in your Luddite homeland too slow? You’d rather dwell in a Transhuman-Land? Here’s plans for a H+-friendly Home Base in the South Pacific, from “Zero State”…
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You Don't Have to Be Google to Build an Artificial Brain | WIRED

You Don't Have to Be Google to Build an Artificial Brain | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harnessing this AI technology still requires a certain expertise---that's why the giants of the web are buying up all the talent---and thanks to their massive data centers and deep pockets, the Googles of the world can take this technology to...
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Underwater robot for port security

Underwater robot for port security | leapmind | Scoop.it
Football-size robot can skim discreetly along a ship’s hull to seek hollow compartments concealing contraband.
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Establishing a personal brand website future proofs your career | Impact Lab

Establishing a personal brand website future proofs your career | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Your personal brand website future proofs your career in a world of unstable contract hire. When you establish Your Personal Brand Website you are
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Researchers have developed a diagnostic device to make portable health care possible

Researchers have developed a diagnostic device to make portable health care possible | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A patient sometimes waits days to receive a diagnosis after a trip to the doctor's office or a patient testing service center.
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Mars One: will it ever happen? | All media content | DW.DE | 29.09.2014

Mars One: will it ever happen? | All media content | DW.DE | 29.09.2014 | leapmind | Scoop.it
While India's Mars mission has reached its orbit of the Red Planet, various private firms are planning manned landings on Mars. One of them is the Mars One project. But some are saying the mission is unlikely to ever get off the ground.
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We are Watching Sousveillance Gradually Emerge, and Expose More and More Abuses of Power - h+ Magazine

We are Watching Sousveillance Gradually Emerge, and Expose More and More Abuses of Power - h+ Magazine | leapmind | Scoop.it
The emergence of sousveillance is something that makes intuitive sense to everyone who follows the daily news.
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Carbon nanotube patches can keep your heart pumping longer, better, stronger | ExtremeTech

Carbon nanotube patches can keep your heart pumping longer, better, stronger | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Rice University have creating a new nanotube heart patch that can fix problems many of us never even new we had. If there are no major toxicity issues that emerge, this breakthrough could revolutionize heart repair.
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Human genome was shaped by an evolutionary arms race with itself

Human genome was shaped by an evolutionary arms race with itself | leapmind | Scoop.it
A study of primate genomes reveals an ongoing battle to control "jumping genes," driving the evolution of greater genomic complexity
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Virtual Reality May Become the Next Great Media Platform—But Can It Fool All Five Senses?

Virtual Reality May Become the Next Great Media Platform—But Can It Fool All Five Senses? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Jason Silva calls technologies of media “engines of empathy.” They allow us to look through someone else’s eyes, experience someone else’s
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The World’s First Genetically Modified Babies Will Graduate High School This Year | TechCrunch

The World’s First Genetically Modified Babies Will Graduate High School This Year | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Remember the sci-fi thriller GATTACA? For those who never saw the film and/or eschewed all pop culture in the late 90's for some reason, it was a popular..
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IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: Meet The Brain-Inspired Computer Chip That Can Smell, Feel And Hear

IBM Smarter PlanetVoice: Meet The Brain-Inspired Computer Chip That Can Smell, Feel And Hear | leapmind | Scoop.it
By Dharmendra S. Modha, Ph.D., IBM Research Building a computer that could match the power of the human brain has long been a goal of scientists.
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Virtual reality technology is the future of work | Impact Lab

Virtual reality technology is the future of work | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook recently acquired Oculus VR for $2 billion. Virtually reality was the stuff of science fiction not very long ago. Now, virtual reality is
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Grossed Out by Lab-Grown Meat? Here’s 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be « NextNature.net

Grossed Out by Lab-Grown Meat? Here’s 7 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be « NextNature.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
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What happens to literacy when the internet turns into a giant TV station?

What happens to literacy when the internet turns into a giant TV station? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Video is the future of the web. You can no longer launch a new smartphone, inaugurate a Kickstarter campaign, or even announce a business partnership without accompanying it with a slickly produced...
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Superintelligence - Semi-hard Takeoff Scenarios - h+ Magazine

Superintelligence - Semi-hard Takeoff Scenarios - h+ Magazine | leapmind | Scoop.it
Can advanced AGI go from subhuman intelligence to superintelligence in a remarkably short period of time? Probably not.
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Longstanding bottleneck in crystal structure prediction solved

Longstanding bottleneck in crystal structure prediction solved | leapmind | Scoop.it
The various patterns that atoms of a solid material can adopt, called crystal structures, can have a huge impact on its properties.
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