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TedxVienna - Federico Pistono - Robots Will Steal Your Job, but That's OK

http://www.tedxvienna.at/ http://www.facebook.com/tedxvienna Federico Pistono is an author, social entrepreneur, scientific educator, activist, blogger, and ...
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YES! PR2 Very Close to Completing Laundry Cycle - IEEE Spectrum

YES! PR2 Very Close to Completing Laundry Cycle - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
PR2 can now pick up dirty clothes, put them in a basket, and load a washing machine
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Summit Europe: Artificial Intelligence Evolving From Disappointing to Disruptive

Summit Europe: Artificial Intelligence Evolving From Disappointing to Disruptive | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neil Jacobstein, Singularity University’s co-chair in AI and Robotics, has been thinking about artificial intelligence for a long time, and at a
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John Hodgman: ‘The government should be laying down broadband like Eisenhower laid down interstates’

John Hodgman: ‘The government should be laying down broadband like Eisenhower laid down interstates’ | leapmind | Scoop.it
The comedian, writer and actor wrote a rant on net neutrality Monday that takes aim at telecom companies.
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Open BCI: Rise of the Brain-Computer Interface

Open BCI: Rise of the Brain-Computer Interface | leapmind | Scoop.it
During this summer’s Digital Revolution exhibition at London’s Barbican Museum, a small brainwave-influenced game sat sandwiched between Lady Gaga’s Haus of Gaga and Google’s DevArt booth. It was N...
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Brace yourselves, Singularity is inevitable: Andrew McAfee

Brace yourselves, Singularity is inevitable: Andrew McAfee | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s not too hard to see a world where humans struggle to stay relevant as machines far outpace their intelligence and capabilities.
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Clean energy 'bio batteries' a step closer

Clean energy 'bio batteries' a step closer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of East Anglia (UEA) are a step closer to enhancing the generation of clean energy from bacteria.
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Walgreens to offer quick, affordable and needle-free blood tests in all its stores

Walgreens to offer quick, affordable and needle-free blood tests in all its stores | leapmind | Scoop.it
You might still think of Walgreens as a corner drugstore chain, but the company aims to be much more than that. In its quest to become a "healthcare
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IoT Won’t Work Without Artificial Intelligence | WIRED

IoT Won’t Work Without Artificial Intelligence | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the Internet of Things (IoT) continues its run as one of the most popular technology buzzwords of the year, the discussion has turned from what it is, to how to drive value from it, to the tactical: how to make it work.
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The secret weapon in the wearable tech revolution

The secret weapon in the wearable tech revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
Israeli chip specialist OriginGPS unveiled the world’s smallest fully integrated GPS receiver this week. Measuring just 4 x 4 x 2.1mm, the Nano Spider is 75% smaller than the previous smallest effort; the company’s Micro Spider.
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Wearable tech isn't just for humans – dogs, cats and chickens are sporting it too

Wearable tech isn't just for humans – dogs, cats and chickens are sporting it too | leapmind | Scoop.it
With the likes of Google Glass, Fitbit, and Emotiv wearables are now a familiar concept. Perhaps less known is that animals have been fitted with wearable technology for decades.
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Wearable tech's most important race: Turning heartbeats into cash - CNET

Wearable tech's most important race: Turning heartbeats into cash - CNET | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's not about the device you buy. The real value is in the data it produces.
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The Trouble With the Genetically Modified Future

The Trouble With the Genetically Modified Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
With GMOs, there's no way of knowing how bad the worst-case scenario could be.
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This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App | WIRED

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
An effort is under way to make working with wet stuff easier in the hope of putting biology on more equal footing with less viscous technologies.
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The Digital Love Industry | VICE | United States

The Digital Love Industry | VICE | United States | leapmind | Scoop.it
We investigate the future of love and sex in the digital age—including the evolution of the porn industry, "teledildonics," and the very real possibility of virtual romances.
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The Big Future: What is the future of sex?

The Big Future: What is the future of sex? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sex is central to human life and has been from the very start, but the act and its aftermath aren't exactly perfect. Despite the technological advancements that have taken place over the course of...
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Can An Algorithm Actually Be Creative? (NEW BOOK)

Can An Algorithm Actually Be Creative? (NEW BOOK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Forget Facebook manipulating our timelines as a mass social experiment, or Google mining our personal emails for advertising keywords. When it comes to algorithms, nothing gets the blood boiling more than the subject of creativity....
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New hybrid solar cell battery could solve solar power’s energy storage problem | Impact Lab

New hybrid solar cell battery could solve solar power’s energy storage problem | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Ohio State University have created a new hybrid device that can act both as a solar cell and as a battery storing that energy. Scientists,
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Rosetta's Lander Has Found Organic Molecules on a Comet 

Rosetta's Lander Has Found Organic Molecules on a Comet  | leapmind | Scoop.it
Philae, the probe that landed on a comet as part of the Rosetta mission, has detected organic molecules in the comet's atmosphere. We don't know exactly what the molecules are yet, but they could hold a key to early life on Earth.
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Rice yield increase of 30 percent enabled by use of a photosynthesis 'switch,' researchers learn

Rice yield increase of 30 percent enabled by use of a photosynthesis 'switch,' researchers learn | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have found that they can harness photosynthesis – the process that plants use to convert light energy to chemical energy – to increase rice yields by up to 30 percent.
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IBM Research: Brain-inspired Chip

IBM Research: Brain-inspired Chip | leapmind | Scoop.it
Introducing A Brain-inspired Computer and an End-to-End Ecosystem that Could Revolutionize Computing
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33rd Square | Where Will Big Neuroscience Take Us?

33rd Square | Where Will Big Neuroscience Take Us? | leapmind | Scoop.it
We’re entering the era of big neuroscience. In a little over a year, the United States, Europe, Japan and Israel have launched brain research projects with big budgets and bold ambitions. Several other countries are expected to follow suit.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Modern Day Grandstanding and the Future of Getting Noticed

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Modern Day Grandstanding and the Future of Getting Noticed | leapmind | Scoop.it
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SpaceX Will Soon Be Launching Satellites For “Unfettered, Low Cost” Internet | IFLScience

SpaceX Will Soon Be Launching Satellites For “Unfettered, Low Cost” Internet | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Monday to confirm rumors that his company plans to launch a fleet of micro-satellites that will provide high-speed low cost, unrestricted internet access.
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