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Are the American people obsolete?

Are the American people obsolete? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The richest few don't need the rest of us as markets, soldiers or police anymore. Maybe we should all emigrate
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How Quantum Batteries Could Become a Technological Sensation:

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Vegetables on Mars within ten years?

Vegetables on Mars within ten years? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The soil on Mars may be suitable for cultivating food crops – this is the prognosis of a study by plant ecologist Wieger Wamelink of Wageningen UR.
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Google invents smart contact lens with built-in camera: Superhuman Terminator-like vision here we come | ExtremeTech

Google invents smart contact lens with built-in camera: Superhuman Terminator-like vision here we come | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google has invented a new smart contact lens with an integrated camera.
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A print newspaper generated by robots: Is this the future of media or just a sideshow?

A print newspaper generated by robots: Is this the future of media or just a sideshow? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Guardian has been experimenting with limited-edition printed newspapers that are produced by algorithms, based on the sharing habits of readers, and is rolling out a new version in the U.S. soon.
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Now it's the middle class's turn to feel the employment earthquake

Now it's the middle class's turn to feel the employment earthquake | leapmind | Scoop.it
Christina Patterson: The brave new digital world is supposed to set us free. But if work is 'shared', not paid, who pays the bills?
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Pay for your groceries with your palm

Pay for your groceries with your palm | leapmind | Scoop.it
Forget fishing through your wallet for your credit cards, this startup company wants you to start purchasing things with your hand.
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Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow

Bend It, Charge It, Dunk It: Graphene, the Material of Tomorrow | leapmind | Scoop.it
The material has the potential to change the electronics industry, and recently researchers have focused on how to produce it commercially.
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Can We Really Upload Johnny Depp’s Brain?

Can We Really Upload Johnny Depp’s Brain? | leapmind | Scoop.it
When Wally Pfister’s Transcendence is released on April 17, millions of moviegoers will be asking themselves, “Could we really upload Johnny Depp into a computer one day?” In the spirit of "Could Bruce Willis Save the World?
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AI gets its groove back

AI gets its groove back | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thanks to the advent of Big Data, new algorithms and massive, affordable computing power, artificial intelligence is now, finally, on a roll again.
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Welcome to the open source renaissance

Welcome to the open source renaissance | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ever-popular among developers, open source technology has moved away from the fringes of tech right to the center of the enterprise, thanks to its high level of security and agility.
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Yale Environment 360: Solar Shingles Made from Common Metals Offer Cheaper Energy Option

Yale Environment 360: Solar Shingles Made from Common Metals Offer Cheaper Energy Option | leapmind | Scoop.it
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This Could Be the First Animal to Live Entirely Inside a Computer

This Could Be the First Animal to Live Entirely Inside a Computer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Animals are exceptionally complicated things. So complicated, in fact, that we've never actually built one ourselves.
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In the End, People May Really Just Want to Date Themselves

In the End, People May Really Just Want to Date Themselves | leapmind | Scoop.it
Opposites attract. That's how the cliché goes, and people really believe they are attracted to those different from them: 86 percent say they want a partner who "complements them" rather than one w...
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Giant 3D printer starts spitting out a house - CNET

Giant 3D printer starts spitting out a house - CNET | leapmind | Scoop.it
Forget machine parts and iPhone cases, the Dutch are thinking much bigger by using a 20-foot-tall 3D printer to create whole rooms that can be assembled into unique, customized houses.
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Flowing a drop of salt water over graphene generates electricity (ScienceAlert)

Flowing a drop of salt water over graphene generates electricity (ScienceAlert) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have found that dragging small droplets of salt water on strips of graphene generates electricity.
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Google acquires drone startup Titan Aerospace

Google acquires drone startup Titan Aerospace | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook was considering purchasing the startup, which builds drones that can stay aloft for years, earlier this year. A purchase price has not been released.
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Coming to Terms With Humanity's Inevitable Union With Machines

Coming to Terms With Humanity's Inevitable Union With Machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
Our robot overlords are already here. We’re just anthropomorphizing our technology in more subtle ways than we’d imagined in the past.
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Supercapacitor-Enhanced Hybrid Storage to Earn Cash for Subways - IEEE Spectrum

Supercapacitor-Enhanced Hybrid Storage to Earn Cash for Subways - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Philadelphia’s SEPTA subway system sells energy from regenerative braking to balance the grid, a new supercapacitor system could boost efficiency and turn it into a real moneymaker
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Virtual Reality taking hold: 85k Oculus Rift sold

Virtual Reality taking hold: 85k Oculus Rift sold | leapmind | Scoop.it
It would appear that the wearable trend in smart devices is being skipped over by an especially immersive re-birth of a technology of ...
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When the restaurant you Googled Googles you back

When the restaurant you Googled Googles you back | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's not the thought that counts; unexpected in-person customization feels icky.
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Will Musk’s Gigafactory Gamble Pay Off? | MIT Technology Review

Will Musk’s Gigafactory Gamble Pay Off? | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tesla’s audacious plan to build a giant battery factory may mostly be a clever negotiating tactic.
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Twelve Technologies Taking Us Toward A World Without Money

Twelve Technologies Taking Us Toward A World Without Money | leapmind | Scoop.it
As more and more jobs are shed on a daily basis, it's no wonder why an increasing amount of people are leaning toward the prospect of a moneyless society and resource based economy. Usually, as a g...
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Immune System Boosters for the Elderly, Newborns, and Cancer Patients

Immune System Boosters for the Elderly, Newborns, and Cancer Patients | leapmind | Scoop.it
For all their powers, superheroes aren’t necessarily the healthiest crew. Spider-Man is weakened by a nasty flu the night Green Goblin throws his girlfriend from a bridge.
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Neurogaming trends are revolutionize the gaming industry | Impact Lab

Neurogaming trends are revolutionize the gaming industry | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Neurogaming is where the mind and body meet game-play. New gaming platforms, segments, and technologies are being introduced and adopted faster than ever
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Researchers report creating diagram of a mouse’s brain

Researchers report creating diagram of a mouse’s brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
Map of rodent’s neurons may help explain how humans think, feel and behave.
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