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NYT: Reality TV for the Red Planet

NYT: Reality TV for the Red Planet | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Dutch entrepreneur's financial plan for a colony on Mars is based on selling the television rights to cover the project every step of the way.
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Andrew Ng: Why 'Deep Learning' Is a Mandate for Humans, Not Just Machines | WIRED

Andrew Ng: Why 'Deep Learning' Is a Mandate for Humans, Not Just Machines | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
#maketechhumanIf venture capital and research funding are any indication, artificial intelligence will play a leading role in shaping our future.
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What do the Rich really Want? - YouTube

What do the Rich really Want? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Imagine if oddly, wealthy capitalists didn't primarily want money; but something odder and more hopeful: respect. Please help us by subscribing to our channe...
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Harnessing AI to Make Your Boring Bank Statements Useful | WIRED

Harnessing AI to Make Your Boring Bank Statements Useful | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
These startups have been taking your banking data and imbuing it with AI to transform it into useful information that you can make sense of---and act on.
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Pamela Ronald: The case for engineering our food - YouTube

Pamela Ronald: The case for engineering our food - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Pamela Ronald studies the genes that make plants more resistant to disease and stress. In an eye-opening talk, she describes her decade-long quest to help cr...
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#7 Avatar Technology Digest / HoloLens, artificial heart, Hands Omni glove, telepresence robot etc. - YouTube

#7 Avatar Technology Digest / HoloLens, artificial heart, Hands Omni glove, telepresence robot etc. - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Welcome to Avatar Technology Digest #7. As always we bring you the latest news on Technology, Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence from the most t...
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How To Live Longer: Scientists Are Pushing To Make 120 The New 70

How To Live Longer: Scientists Are Pushing To Make 120 The New 70 | leapmind | Scoop.it
But what scientists are less sure of is whether those extra decades of life will also result in a higher quality of life.
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The Anti-Surveillance State: Clothes and Gadgets Block Face Recognition Technology, Confuse Drones and Make You (Digitally) Invisible

The Anti-Surveillance State: Clothes and Gadgets Block Face Recognition Technology, Confuse Drones and Make You (Digitally) Invisible | leapmind | Scoop.it
An entire industry is dedicated to getting your privacy back.
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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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Exclusive: Apple Pursues DNA Data | MIT Technology Review

Exclusive: Apple Pursues DNA Data | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The iPhone could become a new tool in genetic studies.
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Physical vs Digital Existence - YouTube

Physical vs Digital Existence - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
“We're post-geographical beings, attentional proximity has been decoupled from physical proximity, collapsing geography.” Join Jason Silva every week as he f...
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China's Manufacturers Are Shifting Towards Zero-Labor Factories

China's Manufacturers Are Shifting Towards Zero-Labor Factories | leapmind | Scoop.it
A company in South China’s Guangdong province is building the city’s first zero-labor factory.
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Ron Garan: To the Moon or to Mars? - YouTube

Ron Garan: To the Moon or to Mars? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Read more at BigThink.com: http://bigthink.com/videos/astronaut-ron-garan-the-path-to-mars-is-through-the-moon Follow Big Think here: YouTube: http://goo.gl/...
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What is CRISPR? Drug Developers Harness The New Genome Editing Tool; But Can It Deliver Novel Drugs?

What is CRISPR? Drug Developers Harness The New Genome Editing Tool; But Can It Deliver Novel Drugs? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Crispr, a tool for splicing genomes for research, is gaining popularity. But novel therapies could be years away.
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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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