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Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity - Lew Keilar

Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity - Lew Keilar | leapmind | Scoop.it
"Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity" is a brilliant animation short by Lew Keilar and was a 2012 Happy Endings FilmFest finalist.
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SoundHound Introduces A Powerful Personal Assistant App

SoundHound Introduces A Powerful Personal Assistant App | leapmind | Scoop.it
The runner-up to Shazam has been working on much more than just a song-recognition app.
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NASA's Exploration Plans Include Living Off the Land

NASA's Exploration Plans Include Living Off the Land | leapmind | Scoop.it
NASA engineers and scientists now are developing capabilities needed once astronauts reach destinations such as an asteroid, Mars and the outer planets.
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The Ingenious Plan for the Ocean to Clean Itself Is Led By a 20-Year-Old

The Ingenious Plan for the Ocean to Clean Itself Is Led By a 20-Year-Old | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Dutch man barely out of his teens is leading one of the most ambitious ocean cleanup efforts ever: to halve the amount of plastic debris floating in the Pacific within a decade.
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E. coli Converted into Novel Antibiotic Generating Factories | GEN News Highlights | GEN

E. coli Converted into Novel Antibiotic Generating Factories | GEN News Highlights | GEN | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers engineer E. coli to produce new forms of popular antibiotic
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The First Battle In The Mobile Payments War Is Over

The First Battle In The Mobile Payments War Is Over | leapmind | Scoop.it
While the war to control mobile payments has been broadly covered over the last several years, it seems that the tactical warfare that has been at play is..
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New Pedestrian Detector from Google Could Make Self-Driving Cars Cheaper

New Pedestrian Detector from Google Could Make Self-Driving Cars Cheaper | leapmind | Scoop.it
A deep learning system works 60 times faster than previous methods
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Implantable wearables that are soon to be in your body | Impact Lab

Implantable wearables that are soon to be in your body | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The future of wearables, the next big frontier, will be the move from existing outside our bodies to residing inside us. Here we have top 10 i
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Facebook banking | Impact Lab

Facebook banking | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Money, one of the most fundamental mediums that touch every person on the planet, is being changed by technology. The demand for a globally accepted d
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Cheetah robot lands the running jump (w/ Video)

Cheetah robot lands the running jump (w/ Video) | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a leap for robot development, the MIT researchers who built a robotic cheetah have now trained it to see and jump over hurdles as it runs—making this the first four-legged robot to run and jump over obstacles autonomously.
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Technology versus Humanity: a short film by Futurist Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard - YouTube

Technology versus Humanity: a short film by Futurist Keynote Speaker Gerd Leonhard - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
This film marks the beginning of a new period for me. How technology is changing humanity, and how we should deal with that, is certain to become the #1 topi...
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Is This the First Computational Imagination? | MIT Technology Review

Is This the First Computational Imagination? | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The ability to read a description of a scene and then picture it has always been uniquely human. Not anymore.
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Do we really want to fuse our minds together? – Peter Watts – Aeon

Do we really want to fuse our minds together? – Peter Watts – Aeon | leapmind | Scoop.it
New research places us on the cusp of brain-to-brain communication. Could the next step spell the end of individual minds?
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20 Big Ideas From Bernie Sanders to Reverse Inequality, Expand Safety Nets and Stop America's Plutocrats

20 Big Ideas From Bernie Sanders to Reverse Inequality, Expand Safety Nets and Stop America's Plutocrats | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sanders outlines his platform in a major hometown speech.
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3D Printshow 2015 Review - YouTube

3D Printshow 2015 Review - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
My second report from the 3D Printshow held in London from 21st to 23rd May 2015. With thanks to 3D Printshow Limited and all exhibitors at the show. More in...
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Virtual reality sex is coming — and the toys are already here

Virtual reality sex is coming — and the toys are already here | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new partnership is forcing teledildonics to step up to the plate for good virtual sex.
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A Machine-Learning Supercomputer Woven from Idle Computers | MIT Technology Review

A Machine-Learning Supercomputer Woven from Idle Computers | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sentient claims to have assembled machine-learning muscle to rival Google by rounding up idle computers.
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Artificial Intelligence



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Artificial Intelligence<br/>		<br/>			<br/>		<br/>	Comes to Your Inbox | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence has been transformed from an academic curiosity to something that has measurable impact on our lives. For example, Google used it to increase the accuracy of voice recognition in Android by 25%.
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Are We Becoming Morally Smarter?

Are We Becoming Morally Smarter? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Reason is a libertarian monthly print magazine covering politics, culture, and ideas through a provocative mix of news, analysis, commentary, and reviews.
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California will fight the drought by turning sea water into drinking water

California will fight the drought by turning sea water into drinking water | leapmind | Scoop.it
Californians are about to get their water from a new source - the Pacific Ocean, as Governor Jerry Brown’s new plan to save the state is set to launch next year. The governor passed mandatory water conservation restrictions this past April in a...
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Memories emerge intact from cryogenic resurrection machine | ExtremeTech

Memories emerge intact from cryogenic resurrection machine   | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
While there have been advances in freezing and thawing animals that lack built-in cold survival responses, it wasn't clear whether important higher level functions, like memory, would emerge unscathed -- until now.
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Technology Is Reshaping the Food Chain | MIT Technology Review

Technology Is Reshaping the Food Chain | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
We may be heading toward a new food economy that’s more competitive and innovative.
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Robots Get a Grip on Meat and Vegetables | MIT Technology Review

Robots Get a Grip on Meat and Vegetables | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Advances in robotics make it possible to automate tasks such as processing poultry and vegetables.
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Chris Hedges: ‘The system of global capitalism is breaking down’

Chris Hedges: ‘The system of global capitalism is breaking down’ | leapmind | Scoop.it
Looking down the road, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, most recently of Wages of Rebellion, sees nothing but trouble
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