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Artificial Intelligence reaching tipping point?

Artificial Intelligence reaching tipping point? | leapmind | Scoop.it
There have been a few companies coming out with artificial intelligence (AI for short) computer applications that can, or will soon, be
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Real-time language translation is coming soon to Skype

Real-time language translation is coming soon to Skype | leapmind | Scoop.it
Attempting to put an end to language barriers within digital communication, Skype Translator is a new feature slated for late 2014 that will provide real-time language translation during a Skype voice chat.
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Elon Musk Discusses Mars Colonization at Recent Space Development Conference

Elon Musk Discusses Mars Colonization at Recent Space Development Conference | leapmind | Scoop.it
The brilliant entrepreneur reveals just how close his dream of colonizing Mars is to becoming a reality
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Roadmap to Immortality - Artificial Intelligence

Roadmap to Immortality - Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
I'd like to present the last part of the Human Physical Immortality Roadmap, which is devoted to Artificial Intelligence. There's a good chance this technology will be the game changer for the huma...
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Google made a self-driving car, and it doesn't have a steering wheel or brakes

Google made a self-driving car, and it doesn't have a steering wheel or brakes | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google today announced its own self-driving car design, which will drive people around without a steering wheel, pedals, or brakes. It's the latest project from Google X, the company's skunk works...
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33rd Square | Avidbots Look To Take Over the Mundane Job of Cleaning the Mall At Night

33rd Square | Avidbots Look To Take Over the Mundane Job of Cleaning the Mall At Night | leapmind | Scoop.it
With the success of several companies in the home robot vacuum space, it is surprising that robotics have not come to play in commercial space cleaning yet, but now a start-up called Avidbots is taking on this market.
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Robots Will Pave the Way to Mars - IEEE Spectrum

Robots Will Pave the Way to Mars - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technologies that exploit space resources will finally open up the solar system to human exploration
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Every Neuron in a Brain Recorded in 3D on a Millisecond Timescale

Every Neuron in a Brain Recorded in 3D on a Millisecond Timescale | leapmind | Scoop.it
To learn how the whole brain works, it doesn't do to just record from one neuron—you want to know what every single neuron is doing every millisecond.
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Avoiding Squirrels and Other Things Google’s Robot Car Can’t Do | Autopia | WIRED

Avoiding Squirrels and Other Things Google’s Robot Car Can’t Do | Autopia | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here’s what we found most surprising about what Google’s robot car can and can’t do right now.
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Fuel Cells: Toyota Means Business - IEEE Spectrum

Fuel Cells: Toyota Means Business - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
The auto giant's decision to let its battery deal with Tesla lapse speaks volumes
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Error Correction Moves Quantum Computing Closer to Reality - IEEE Spectrum

Error Correction Moves Quantum Computing Closer to Reality - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new superconducting system operates with 99 percent accuracy
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Structural supercapacitors could make batteries and power cords obsolete

Structural supercapacitors could make batteries and power cords obsolete | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have created a structural supercapacitor that could allow a mobile phone to run off power stored in its casing. In test...
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Algae biofuel can help meet world energy demand, researchers say

Algae biofuel can help meet world energy demand, researchers say | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Microalgae-based biofuel not only has the potential to quench a sizable chunk of the world's energy demands, say Utah State University researchers. It's a potential game-changer.
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Clark Gellings: The Future of the Power Grid - IEEE Spectrum

Electricity expert Clark Gellings envisions an integrated, agile network to tie together millions of electricity producers and consumers
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The Improbable dream to radically transform online gaming (Wired UK)

The Improbable dream to radically transform online gaming (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
You probably haven't heard of Improbable. Despite its low profile, the London-based game studio has been attracting an extraordinary array of talent
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Anti-ageing pill imminent says 'most influential' Australian scientist

Anti-ageing pill imminent says 'most influential' Australian scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
An anti-ageing pill could be five to 10 years away according to an Australian anti-ageing researcher who has made Time's 'most influential' list, and he also warns against cuts to scientific research funding.
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File sharing is alive and well, to the tune of 300 million users a month

File sharing is alive and well, to the tune of 300 million users a month | leapmind | Scoop.it
Americans download more movies, music and TV shows that BitTorrent users in any other country. So why is everyone talking about the decline of P2P?
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Healthy, Peaceful Death Does Not Exist – Article by Advocate of Negligible Senescence | The Rational Argumentator

Healthy, Peaceful Death Does Not Exist – Article by Advocate of Negligible Senescence | The Rational Argumentator | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Digital Actors Go Beyond the Uncanny Valley - IEEE Spectrum

Digital Actors Go Beyond the Uncanny Valley - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Computer-generated humans in movies and video games are paving the way for new forms of entertainment
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Forget Robots. We’ll Soon Be Fusing Technology With Living Matter | Business | WIRED

Forget Robots. We’ll Soon Be Fusing Technology With Living Matter | Business | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
WIRED sat down with Joi Ito, the director of the MIT Media Lab, to discuss this phenomenon of convergence, where digital bits from the computer world are fusing with atoms here in the physical world (see gallery above).
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Synthetic Virology:Andrew Hessel at TEDxDanubia 2014 - YouTube

Andrew Hessel is a Distinguished Researcher with Autodesk's Bio/Nano Programmable Matter group, which is developing advanced software tools for designing liv...
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In the year 2064: Hacked sex scene in virtual education program outrages parents

In the year 2064: Hacked sex scene in virtual education program outrages parents | leapmind | Scoop.it
We’re creative folk, but we didn’t just make this stuff up! This story is a fictional extrapolation of research happening right now. Click here to read the real story that inspired this article.
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Building a Better You? The Era of Trans-Human Technology (Op-Ed)

Building a Better You? The Era of Trans-Human Technology (Op-Ed) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Are we cyborgs? That depends on what your definition of "is" is.
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