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Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming - Issue 18: Genius - Nautilus

Super-Intelligent Humans Are Coming - Issue 18: Genius - Nautilus | leapmind | Scoop.it
Lev Landau, a Nobelist and one of the fathers of a great school of Soviet physics, had a logarithmic scale for ranking theorists,…
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Scientists urge governments to turn old TV frequencies into free “super WiFi” | Factor

Scientists urge governments to turn old TV frequencies into free “super WiFi” | Factor | leapmind | Scoop.it
Governments should sack plans to auction off old television frequencies to the highest bidder and instead use the bandwidth for free super-frequency WiFi if
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Why Isn't Academic Research Free to Everyone?

Why Isn't Academic Research Free to Everyone? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scholarly articles, filled with indubitable knowledge and analysis, only exist for the general public behind pricey paywalls. So one lecturer is advocating for them to be free of charge.
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DARPA in search of universal translator tech -- GCN

DARPA in search of universal translator tech -- GCN | leapmind | Scoop.it
DARPA aims to dramatically advance computational linguistics and language technology to enable rapid, low-cost development of capabilities for low-resource languages.
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Computers Wrote the Caption for This Photograph, and Changed Everything

Computers Wrote the Caption for This Photograph, and Changed Everything | leapmind | Scoop.it
Computers at Google now have a machine-learning system that can analyze images like the one above and generate captions for them. The phrase used to caption this image?
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'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems

'Solid' light could compute previously unsolvable problems | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Princeton University have begun crystallizing light as part of an effort to answer fundamental questions about the physics of matter.
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'Huge breakthrough' in understanding how the immune system recognises cancer

'Huge breakthrough' in understanding how the immune system recognises cancer | leapmind | Scoop.it
US researchers have revealed the identity of molecules on the surface of cancer cells which allow the body's immune system to identify and destroy them.
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Car Camera Network Could Produce Virtual Maps of Pedestrians - IEEE Spectrum

Car Camera Network Could Produce Virtual Maps of Pedestrians - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
The ability to track the same people between different camera views could aid real-time traffic maps
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This new filter will extend your phone’s battery and let you take photos in low light

This new filter will extend your phone’s battery and let you take photos in low light | leapmind | Scoop.it
Engineers have developed a polarising filter that's 30 percent more efficient than the ones we currently have in our cameras and phones - and it'll give us brighter displays with less power. The best part?
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Computer with human-like learning will program itself - tech - 29 October 2014 - New Scientist

Computer with human-like learning will program itself - tech - 29 October 2014 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Neural Turing Machine will combine the best of number-crunching with the human-like adaptability of neural networks – so it can invent its own
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Robots will create as many jobs as they take

Robots will create as many jobs as they take | leapmind | Scoop.it
Strange, semi-human, and capable of tapping into our fear of the unknown, robots have sent shivers down our spines for decades – long before the
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AI software can identify objects in photos and videos at near-human levels

AI software can identify objects in photos and videos at near-human levels | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new AI software program developed by researchers at Google and Stanford University can recognise objects in photos and videos at near human levels of understanding.
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Solar Panels Up and Running in an Hour | MIT Technology Review

Solar Panels Up and Running in an Hour | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new solar power system is easy to add to a roof, and performs its own safety checks.
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IBM Executive Interview, Mike Rhodin [Biz Leader Latte]

IBM Executive Interview, Mike Rhodin [Biz Leader Latte] | leapmind | Scoop.it
"Watson can achieve in nine minutes what it would take 30 doctors a month to do...we’re actually revolutionizing entire industries and professions with Watson" - Mike Rhodin, Sr VP, IBM Watson Grou...
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Gates Foundation Will Require All Funded Research To Be Open Access | IFLScience

Gates Foundation Will Require All Funded Research To Be Open Access | IFLScience | leapmind | Scoop.it
The scientific journal PLOS ONE made news in February when it announced that all of the data used in published studies would need to be made openly available.
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How artificial intelligence will make humans smarter | Information Age

How artificial intelligence will make humans smarter | Information Age | leapmind | Scoop.it
From tools to intelligent partners - artificial intelligence is set to transform how people live
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Achieving Immortality: How Science Seeks To End Aging

WNPR radio & WNPR News online are Connecticut’s public-media source for NPR, local news/talk programs and news, arts, health, politics, education, business
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Longevity Cook Book

Longevity Cook Book | leapmind | Scoop.it
My colleagues and I would like to launch the Longevity Cook Book crowdfunding campaign in upcoming three months. We would like to raise fuding to create a book that will tell the story about what l...
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Longevity Gene Therapy - Updated Projects

Longevity Gene Therapy - Updated Projects | leapmind | Scoop.it
While discussing the longevity gene therapy project we encountered various questions and observations that prompted us to broaden the project and slightly change it. Generally, all the comments can...
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Researchers move ultrafast, low-cost DNA sequencing technology a step closer to reality

Researchers move ultrafast, low-cost DNA sequencing technology a step closer to reality | 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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Stanford researchers develop a way to store solar energy more cost-effectively for use at night | Impact Lab

Stanford researchers develop a way to store solar energy more cost-effectively for use at night | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
How electrolysis could produce hydrogen as a way to store renewable energy. There isn't a cost-effective way to store large-scale solar energy. But
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Google develops neural Turing machine learning computer

Google develops neural Turing machine learning computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Calgary Eyeopener technology columnist Matt Stambaugh looks into Google's new Turing machine and the goal of creating computers that learn.
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Americans need to rethink their concern on GMO vs. organic crops

Americans need to rethink their concern on GMO vs. organic crops | leapmind | Scoop.it
GM crops, such as insect-resistant corn and cotton, have been in commercial production for almost two decades.
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Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" | MIT Technology Review

Google's Secretive DeepMind Startup Unveils a "Neural Turing Machine" | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
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