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33rd Square | John Smart Talks Digital Twins, AI and STEM Compression

33rd Square | John Smart Talks Digital Twins, AI and STEM Compression | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a consolidated and fascinating interview with Adam Ford, John Smart took time to discuss the topics of Digital Twins, artificial intelligence, and STEM compression.
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States, stand down! Let community broadband innovate.

States, stand down! Let community broadband innovate. | leapmind | Scoop.it
The effort to bring competition to the U.S. broadband market depends on the eradication of laws in 19 states that make it difficult or impossible for communities to build their own networks.
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Lawsuit: "Happy Birthday" is not in copyright, and Warner owes the world hundreds of millions for improperly collected royalties

Lawsuit: "Happy Birthday" is not in copyright, and Warner owes the world hundreds of millions for improperly collected royalties | leapmind | Scoop.it
Copyright scholars have long been pretty certain that "Happy Birthday to You" is in the public domain, despite the fact that Warner/Chappell claims copyright on it and charges impressive licensing fees to use it in public performances.
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Google's loony net balloons get 10 times better in a year (Wired UK)

Google's loony net balloons get 10 times better in a year (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
“We’ve definitely crossed the point where there’s a greater than 50 percent chance that this will happen”
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New spongelike material converts solar energy into steam | Impact Lab

New spongelike material converts solar energy into steam | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The DLS that consists of a carbon foam supporting an exfoliated graphite layer. MIT has developed a new material structure that generates steam by soaking
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WATCH: Why Airless Tires Might Be the Future of Driving

WATCH: Why Airless Tires Might Be the Future of Driving | leapmind | Scoop.it
Everything about air in tires is antiquated. The checking, refilling, and patching hasn’t changed much in a century. Brian Cooley tells you why tires without air may be the future.
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Google X's next moonshot is to conquer the human genome (Wired UK)

Google X's next moonshot is to conquer the human genome (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
The latest Moonshot project of the Google X secret laboratory revolves around the collection of medical data
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How humans have changed over the past 100 years | Impact Lab

How humans have changed over the past 100 years | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Some) people have grown taller People are getting taller and they are also fatter than ever and live longer than at any time in history. And all of these
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Experts Say Autonomous Cars Are Unlikely to Master Urban Driving Anytime Soon | MIT Technology Review

Experts Say Autonomous Cars Are Unlikely to Master Urban Driving Anytime Soon | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
It may be decades before autonomous vehicles can reliably handle the real world, experts say.
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33rd Square | Researchers Propose New Strategy To Fight Aging

33rd Square | Researchers Propose New Strategy To Fight Aging | leapmind | Scoop.it
By the year 2050, the number of people over the age of 80 will triple globally. This unprecedented demographic shift could come at great cost to individuals and economies. Now researchers are raising the alarm over the need to fight aging.
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Tech Giants Begin Recruiting for the Next Big Platform Wars | Enterprise | WIRED

Tech Giants Begin Recruiting for the Next Big Platform Wars | Enterprise | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is still young, but it’s real. There are already dozens of internet-connected devices available, ranging from home-automation tools to wearable fitness trackers. And it’s about to start growing at an even faster pace.
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Spintastic Nanorods Rotate at 150,000 RPM - IEEE Spectrum

Spintastic Nanorods Rotate at 150,000 RPM - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ten-fold increase in rotation speeds opens up potential for spinning nanorods in machining
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China is set to build a particle collider twice the circumference of the LHC | Science! | Geek.com

China is set to build a particle collider twice the circumference of the LHC | Science! | Geek.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is by far the biggest particle collider in the world–it even has “large” in the name.
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New LED light technology sheds light on the future of food | Impact Lab

New LED light technology sheds light on the future of food | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
LED growing lights, delivering sunlight whatever the weather. This century, the challenges of growing enough food to feed the world have grown more severe.
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Powerful Genetic Engineering Technique Could Modify Entire Wild Populations — NOVA Next | PBS

Powerful Genetic Engineering Technique Could Modify Entire Wild Populations — NOVA Next | PBS | leapmind | Scoop.it
By combining two techniques—CRISPR and gene drives—scientists are proposing a system that could change nearly any sexually reproducing species anywhere.
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Beauty Is Skin-deep—But That’s Where Genetic Engineering Is Going Next

Beauty Is Skin-deep—But That’s Where Genetic Engineering Is Going Next | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Korean woman was on the verge of divorce because her husband no longer found her attractive and was having an affair. Nothing worked in her efforts to save the marriage and as a last resort she underwent cosmetic surgery.
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Researchers achieve 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode

Researchers achieve 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode | 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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Scientists discover way to stop malaria parasite in its tracks

Scientists discover way to stop malaria parasite in its tracks | leapmind | Scoop.it
The global race to develop the next generation of malaria drugs has been given a boost after Australian scientists discovered how to starve the malaria parasite of nutrients, effectively killing it before it takes hold.
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Human Longevity wants to make 100 the new 60 and have healthier people living longer | Impact Lab

Human Longevity wants to make 100 the new 60 and have healthier people living longer | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Human Longevity doesn’t aim to extend human life so much as to help keep people healthy as they get older. Dr. Robert Hariri, who once worked directing c
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China and India race to fully harness thorium for nuclear power | Impact Lab

China and India race to fully harness thorium for nuclear power | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thorium is an alternative to uranium as a way of doing nuclear fission. Although the chemical element thorium sounds like the kind of material used as a plot
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Software Bot Produces Up To 10,000 Wikipedia Entries Per Day

Software Bot Produces Up To 10,000 Wikipedia Entries Per Day | leapmind | Scoop.it
While Internet trolls and members of Congress wage war over edits on Wikipedia, Swedish university administrator Sverker Johansson has spnt the
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Deep sea mining moves a step closer

Deep sea mining moves a step closer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thousands of metres below the ocean surface, a new gold rush is about to begin, thanks to advances in robotic exploration technology.
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Congress has passed a bill making phone unlocking legal in the US

Congress has passed a bill making phone unlocking legal in the US | leapmind | Scoop.it
Consumers in the US should soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks. The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this afternoon legalizing cell...
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Scientists test a nanoparticle 'alarm clock' to awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer

Scientists test a nanoparticle 'alarm clock' to awaken immune systems put to sleep by cancer | 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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Here's Colbert's Complete Elon Musk Interview From Last Night

Here's Colbert's Complete Elon Musk Interview From Last Night | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thursday night's episode of The Colbert Report included a pretty lengthy interview with multi-industry mad scientist Elon Musk. Missed it because you were asleep (old fart) or don't own a TV (commie)?
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The liquid hard drive that could store a terabyte of data in a tablespoon of fluid | ExtremeTech

The liquid hard drive that could store a terabyte of data in a tablespoon of fluid | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
New research on nanoparticles shows that they could be used to encode information when suspended in a liquid. This could one day allow us to store vast amounts of data in a very small volume of
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