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A 360-degree view of the world | KurzweilAI

A 360-degree view of the world | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
FlyViz (credit: Jérôme Ardouin et al.) Have you ever dreamed of having eyes in the back of your head? Yeah, we haven't either, but FlyVIZ, designed by
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What Does The SAT Really Test? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios - YouTube

What Does The SAT Really Test? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tweet us! http://bit.ly/pbsideachanneltwitter Idea Channel Facebook! http://bit.ly/pbsideachannelfacebook Talk about this episode on reddit! http://bit.ly/pb...
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The future of cars and transportation - TFA presents #9 with Futurists Talwar, Leonhard, Torrance - YouTube

The future of cars and transportation - TFA presents #9 with Futurists Talwar, Leonhard, Torrance - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
This 9th episode of 'TFA presents' features futurists Simon Torrance, Rohit Talwar and Gerd Leonhard talking about the future of cars, transportation and mob...
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Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans | WIRED

Rise of the Machines: The Future has Lots of Robots, Few Jobs for Humans | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Martin Ford The robots haven’t just landed in the workplace—they’re expanding skills, moving up the corporate ladder, showing awesome productivity and retention rates, and increasingly shoving aside their human counterparts.
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We're Paranoid About GMO Foods Because of Pseudo-Science

We're Paranoid About GMO Foods Because of Pseudo-Science | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chipotle says it will eliminate GMO ingredients from its menus. But many scientists believe the feverish antipathy toward GMOs is misplaced.
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Light Reveals the Spin of Electrons - IEEE Spectrum

Light Reveals the Spin of Electrons - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Replacing magnets with light to detect electron spin offers new possibilities for "spintronics'
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Racing Towards A Self-Driving Future | WIRED

Racing Towards A Self-Driving Future | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
#maketechhuman Forget the motor and the drivetrain. The main engine of the self-driving car of the future will be an AI-powered supercomputer.
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New Test Suggests NASA's "Impossible" EM Drive Will Work In Space

New Test Suggests NASA's "Impossible" EM Drive Will Work In Space | leapmind | Scoop.it
Last year, NASA’s advanced propulsion research wing made headlines by announcing the successful test of a physics-defying electromagnetic drive, or EM drive.
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Scientists achieve critical steps to building first practical quantum computer

Scientists achieve critical steps to building first practical quantum computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM scientists today unveiled two critical advances towards the realization of a practical quantum computer.
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When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher?

When the Internet Delivers Its Own Content, What’s Left for the Teacher? | leapmind | Scoop.it
When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?
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Scientists are turning salt water into drinking water using solar power

Scientists are turning salt water into drinking water using solar power | leapmind | Scoop.it
By inexpensively turning salt water into drinking water using sustainable solar power, a team from MIT in the US has not only come up with a portable desalination system for use anywhere in the world that needs it, but it’s just won the 2015 Desal...
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Researchers create smallest gaps ever in nanostructures using graphene | ExtremeTech

Researchers create smallest gaps ever in nanostructures using graphene | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Structures with these atomic-sized gaps could be used to detect single molecules associated with certain diseases, and could be key to developing smaller and faster electronics than ever before.
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Peter Thiel’s life goal? To extend our time on this Earth.

Peter Thiel’s life goal? To extend our time on this Earth. | leapmind | Scoop.it
The co-founder of PayPal explains why he’s passionate about research into increasing age expectancy.
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Hands-Free Cars Take Wheel, and Law Isn’t Stopping Them

Hands-Free Cars Take Wheel, and Law Isn’t Stopping Them | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tesla, Volvo, Audi and Cadillac all plan to release vehicles that enable some hands-free driving within the next year, but few states have laws on the books.
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The Dawn of Killer Robots (Full Length) - YouTube

The Dawn of Killer Robots (Full Length) - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
CHILL NEW PODCAST: http://bit.ly/1aDHSVC In INHUMAN KIND, Motherboard gains exclusive access to a small fleet of US Army bomb disposal robots—the same platfo...
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The process used to edit the genes of human embryos is so easy you could do it in a community bio-hacker space

The process used to edit the genes of human embryos is so easy you could do it in a community bio-hacker space | leapmind | Scoop.it
Any scientist with molecular biology skills is going to be able to do this.
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The next generation of medical tools may be home-brewed

The next generation of medical tools may be home-brewed - Backchannel - Medium
For much of the world, health will spring from DIY gadgets that are fast, cheap, and out of corporate control
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The Information Age Is Over. Welcome to the Infrastructure Age.

The Information Age Is Over. Welcome to the Infrastructure Age. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nobody wants to say it outright, but the Apple Watch sucks. So do most smartwatches. Every time I use my beautiful Moto 360, its lack of functionality makes me despair. But the problem isn’t our gadgets.
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Biologists discover the key mechanism that triggers human ageing

Biologists discover the key mechanism that triggers human ageing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered that the deteorioration of the tightly-packed bundles of DNA that are responsible for our normal cell functioning is actually reversible, and figuring out how this process works could enable new treatments for...
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These Micro Robots Can Haul 2,000 Times Their Weight

These Micro Robots Can Haul 2,000 Times Their Weight | leapmind | Scoop.it
Can a person pull along a blue whale? A robot of human weight will be able to.
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Feeding Tomorrow’s Billions: Bioprinted Meat, Vertical Farms, AI-Designed Recipes, and More

Feeding Tomorrow’s Billions: Bioprinted Meat, Vertical Farms, AI-Designed Recipes, and More | leapmind | Scoop.it
Food and agriculture accounts for about 5.9% of the global GDP. Global food retail sales alone account for about $4 trillion/year, and food
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Robots Step Into New Planting, Harvesting Roles

Robots Step Into New Planting, Harvesting Roles | leapmind | Scoop.it
Advances in technology are making it possible for robots to handle harvesting and other tasks in the fresh-produce industry.
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GEN | News Highlights:Scientists Buzzing with Excitement after Bumblebee Genome Sequenced

GEN | News Highlights:Scientists Buzzing with Excitement after Bumblebee Genome Sequenced | leapmind | Scoop.it
Recently published research articles present the first genome sequences and analyses of two key bumblebee species.
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