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Testing the speed of light | Machines Like Us

Testing the speed of light | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Albert Einstein's assertion that there's an ultimate speed limit – the speed of light – has withstood countless tests over the past 100 years, but that didn't stop University of California, Berkeley, postdoc Michael Hohensee and graduate student Nathan...
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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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AI could help solve humanity’s biggest issues by taking over from scientists, says DeepMind CEO

AI could help solve humanity’s biggest issues by taking over from scientists, says DeepMind CEO | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dr Demis Hassabis tells The Royal Society how AI could take over when leading scientists can’t finish research in their lifetimes
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Google is on the brink of AI capable of natural conversation and even flirtation – scientist

Google is on the brink of AI capable of natural conversation and even flirtation – scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence that can emulate human reasoning and even emotions is within Google’s reach, according to a leading AI scientist employed by the company.
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Simulating a Climate-Changed Earth Atop the Seinfeld Diner - YouTube

Simulating a Climate-Changed Earth Atop the Seinfeld Diner - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Subscribe to Motherboard Radio today - http://apple.co/1DWdc9d NASA’s top climate scientists study some of the world’s most advanced computer models in the s...
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This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns | WIRED

This Artificial Intelligence Pioneer Has a Few Concerns | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Increasingly rapid advances in AI have given Stuart Russell's concerns heightened urgency.
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3D Printshow London 2015 - YouTube

3D Printshow London 2015 - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
My first report from the 3D Printshow held in London from 21st to 23rd of May 2015. With thanks to 3D Printshow Limited and all exhibitors at the show -- and...
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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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Do We Live In The Future? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios - YouTube

Do We Live In The Future? | 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 Coming Merge of Human and Machine Intelligence - Deep Stuff

The Coming Merge of Human and Machine Intelligence - Deep Stuff | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology now exists to connect people’s brains to the Internet, and it’s giving rise to a new way of thinking, according to an alum's best-selling book
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Why Don't We Burn Our Trash? - YouTube

Why Don't We Burn Our Trash? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sweden is able to recycle 99% of their trash, some of which they burn. Why isn't this practiced in the United States? Read More: 99 Per Cent Of Sweden's Garb...
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Can This DNA Hack Help You Stay Young Forever? - YouTube

Can This DNA Hack Help You Stay Young Forever? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
Getting old is inevitable but can the key to staying young be in your DNA? Read More: Heterochromatin and Werner Syndrome http://www.eurekalert.org/emb_relea...
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The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts

The amazing, surprising, Africa-driven demographic future of the Earth, in 9 charts | leapmind | Scoop.it
The world is poised to change dramatically over the next century, and in ways that you might not expect.
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How Do Farmers Make Seedless Fruit? - YouTube

How Do Farmers Make Seedless Fruit? - YouTube | leapmind | Scoop.it
If fruit trees grow from seeds, how do seedless fruit reproduce? Read More: How Can Seedless Fruit be Fruitful and Multiply? http://www.smithsonianmag.com/ar...
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