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Chinese DIY Inventions

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One visible sign of China's recent economic growth is the rise in prominence of inventors and entrepreneurs
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Intel announces 32-layer 3D NAND chips, plans for larger-than-10TB SSDs | ExtremeTech

Intel announces 32-layer 3D NAND chips, plans for larger-than-10TB SSDs | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Intel has announced its leaping into the 3D NAND market, courtesy of its partnership with Micron. Can it steal early momentum from Samsung?
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Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes: Unparalleled accomplishment

Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes: Unparalleled accomplishment | leapmind | Scoop.it
Over the past several years, research on bacteria in the digestive tract (gut microbiome) has confirmed the major role they play in our health. An international consortium has developed the most complete database of microbial genes ever created.
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Scientists: Graphene's Weak Spot Could Revolutionize Fuel Cell Technology

Scientists: Graphene's Weak Spot Could Revolutionize Fuel Cell Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
"We are very excited about this result because it opens a whole new area of promising applications ..."
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Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now

Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now | leapmind | Scoop.it
Since the Oculus Rift first made waves with its successful Kickstarter, there’s been a consistent line of criticism based in the notion, “why would it..
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10 mind-blowing Oculus Rift experiments that reveal VR's practical potential

10 mind-blowing Oculus Rift experiments that reveal VR's practical potential | leapmind | Scoop.it
The inspiration for the Oculus Rift may have been gaming, but these experiments show how the consumer-grade virtual reality headset could transform more than just your World of Warcraft experience.
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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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Google Glass Failed, but Here’s the Path Its Successors Will Take | MIT Technology Review

Google Glass Failed, but Here’s the Path Its Successors Will Take | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Even though Google’s head-worn computer is going nowhere, the technology is sure to march on.
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Enthusiasts and Skeptics Debate Artificial Intelligence

Enthusiasts and Skeptics Debate Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Kurt Andersen wonders: If the Singularity is near, will it bring about global techno-Nirvana or civilizational ruin?
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The Decentralize Everything Manifesto

The Decentralize Everything Manifesto | leapmind | Scoop.it
Let's Unwind the Unfair Structures that Govern Our LivesIn this ‘manifesto’ I list ways that people can take ownership of their productivity, identity and privacy, by embracing decentralization.Most
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Global quantum communications—no longer the stuff of fiction?

Global quantum communications—no longer the stuff of fiction? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neither quantum computers nor quantum cryptography will become prevalent technologies without memory systems able to manipulate quantum information easily and effectively.
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How the Pentagon’s Skynet Would Automate War

How the Pentagon’s Skynet Would Automate War | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mass surveillance, drone swarms, cyborg soldiers, telekinesis, synthetic organisms, and laser beams will determine future conflict by 2030.
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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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