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This Scientist Wants Tomorrow's Troops to Be Mutant-Powered | Danger Room | Wired.com

This Scientist Wants Tomorrow's Troops to Be Mutant-Powered | Danger Room | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
New developments in neurology and genetics could give rise to new breeds of biologically-enhanced troops possessing what one expert in the field calls "mutant powers." For Andrew Herr, that future can't come soon enough.
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St. Louis Police Release Video Of Kajieme Powell Killing That Appears At Odds With Their Story

St. Louis Police Release Video Of Kajieme Powell Killing That Appears At Odds With Their Story | leapmind | Scoop.it
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department released cell phone footage Wednesday of the police shooting of Kajieme Powell, a 25-year-old black man killed on Tuesday in St. Louis, according to St. Louis Public Radio.
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Organic photovoltaic cells of the future | (e) Science News

Organic photovoltaic cells of the future | (e) Science News | leapmind | Scoop.it
Organic photovoltaic cells -- a type of solar cell that uses polymeric materials to capture sunlight -- show tremendous promise as energy conversion devices, thanks to key attributes such as flexibility and low-cost production.
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These Georgia Teens Created a Yelp to Rate the Police

These Georgia Teens Created a Yelp to Rate the Police | leapmind | Scoop.it
Four "solution-focused" siblings are launching Five-O, an app to share and rate experiences with law enforcement.
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Why Body Cameras Alone Won’t Solve Our Police Abuse Problem

Why Body Cameras Alone Won’t Solve Our Police Abuse Problem | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the wake of Michael Brown's death, many are calling for mandatory police body cams. But that won't necessarily prevent future police shootings.
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DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers to Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software

DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers to Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software | leapmind | Scoop.it
Inside the nondescript Pentagon-funded research lab developing games under the pretense of teaching elementary students STEM skills.
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GLOBAL CEO | Sci-fi visions drive computer revolution

GLOBAL CEO | Sci-fi visions drive computer revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
Intel Israel President Mooly Eden tells Julie Mandoyan how perceptual computing will enable machines to communicate like humans, a vision first seen in
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John Oliver utterly shames the police in Ferguson on 'Last Week Tonight'

John Oliver utterly shames the police in Ferguson on 'Last Week Tonight' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Once again, the unsubtle British comedian provides a searingly funny and (sadly) more accurate analysis of recent events than anyone else in the mainstream media. Watch Vox's 'The roots of...
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Working Anything but 9 to 5

Working Anything but 9 to 5 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Increasing numbers of low-income mothers and fathers are at the center of a new collision that pits workplace scheduling technology against the routines of parenting.
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Revolutionary Optalysis Optical Computer willl reach exaFLOP speeds using desktop liquid crystal displays and low power lasers

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End Police Brutality, Support Sousveillance Laws!

End Police Brutality, Support Sousveillance Laws! | leapmind | Scoop.it
On August 9, at around 12 in the afternoon, Michael Brown and his friend Dorian Johnson were attacked by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson.
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Homni: The new superorganism taking over Earth

Homni: The new superorganism taking over Earth | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new 'species' has emerged only in recent decades, says Gaia Vince, yet it is already having a huge effect on life on our planet. What is it?
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Why Do We Age? | IFLScience

Why Do We Age? | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
Why do we age - and can we stop it? Anti-aging is a billion dollar industry. People all around the world spend thousands of dollars to turn back the clock, with varying degrees of success.
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A German Guy Wants to Give You a Bunch of Money for Nothing | VICE United States

A German Guy Wants to Give You a Bunch of Money for Nothing | VICE United States | leapmind | Scoop.it
“My Basic Income” is a new initiative looking to raise enough money to pay someone $1,300 a month for a year, no strings attached.
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Google's fact-checking bots build vast knowledge bank - tech - 20 August 2014 - New Scientist

Google's fact-checking bots build vast knowledge bank - tech - 20 August 2014 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
The search giant is automatically building Knowledge Vault, a massive database that could give us unprecedented access to the world's facts
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Life in space? Sea plankton discovered attached to ISS outer hull

Life in space? Sea plankton discovered attached to ISS outer hull | leapmind | Scoop.it
Russian scientists say they made a “unique” discovery while analyzing samples from the exterior of the International Space Station – traces of tiny sea creatures on the station’s windows and walls.
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The robots aren’t here for our jobs—at least not in manufacturing - The robots aren’t here for our jobs—at least not in manufacturing

The robots aren’t here for our jobs—at least not in manufacturing - The robots aren’t here for our jobs—at least not in manufacturing | leapmind | Scoop.it
When robotics legend Rodney Brooks unveiled a human-like robot in 2012, claims followed that it was a bold step in the direction of replacing people with machines.
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Machine Learning Algorithm Studying Fine Art Paintings Sees Things Art Historians Had Never Noticed

Machine Learning Algorithm Studying Fine Art Paintings Sees Things Art Historians Had Never Noticed | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence reveals previously unrecognised influences between great artists
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Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate

Computer Eyesight Gets a Lot More Accurate | leapmind | Scoop.it
Machines still can’t see and identify objects as well as humans, but researchers participating in a contest say error rates have been cut in half over the last year.
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Molybdenum Disulfide Sheets Help Realize Nanopore DNA Sequencing (VIDEO)

Molybdenum Disulfide Sheets Help Realize Nanopore DNA Sequencing (VIDEO) | leapmind | Scoop.it
A DNA molecule passes through a nanopore in a sheet of molybdenum disulfide, a material that researchers have found to be better than graphene at reading t
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Algorithms Are Replacing Unions As The Champions of Workers | TechCrunch

Algorithms Are Replacing Unions As The Champions of Workers | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
So when I look around the world today and observe who are the next champions of workers, I surprisingly don’t see them where you would normally expect...
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Deadly Superbugs Are Spreading In Our Hospitals And We Don’t Have Any Drugs To Stop Them

Deadly Superbugs Are Spreading In Our Hospitals And We Don’t Have Any Drugs To Stop Them | leapmind | Scoop.it
Medical experts say this should serve as a "wake up call."
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We Justify Human Suffering Because We've Never Had a Choice in the Matter

We Justify Human Suffering Because We've Never Had a Choice in the Matter | leapmind | Scoop.it
Buddha believed the way to end human suffering was the regular practice of meditation and introspection. But Buddha didn’t have biotech. If our
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A growing number of police departments are outfitting officers with tiny, wearable cameras that tape what they see

A growing number of police departments are outfitting officers with tiny, wearable cameras that tape what they see | leapmind | Scoop.it
A growing number of police departments are outfitting policemen with tiny, wearable cameras that tape what officers see as they do their job, providing a record in the aftermath of incidents like the one in Ferguson, Mo., where a policeman shot and...
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Self-Checkout Security Checkpoints Could Replace Touchy Security Guards

Self-Checkout Security Checkpoints Could Replace Touchy Security Guards | leapmind | Scoop.it
Self-Checkout Security Checkpoints Could Replace Touchy Security Guards
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Ferguson’s citizen journalists revealed the value of an undeniable video

Ferguson’s citizen journalists revealed the value of an undeniable video | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dan Gillmor: Until the police stops treating communities as war zones and people as enemy combatants, keep your phone handy
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