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Why Do We Work?

Why Do We Work? | leapmind | Scoop.it
We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one i…
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Researchers demonstrate new method for harvesting energy from light | Impact Lab

Researchers demonstrate new method for harvesting energy from light | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Hybrid optoelectronic nanostructures with controlled variation in photoconduction properties. University of Pennsylvania reasearchers have demonstrated a
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The Last Generation to Die — a short film | KurzweilAI

The Last Generation to Die — a short film | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Set in the future when science first begins to stop aging, a daughter tries to save her father from natural death. The story takes place roughly 30 years
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A nanoscale glimpse of batteries in action

A nanoscale glimpse of batteries in action | leapmind | Scoop.it
Lithium–oxygen (Li–O2) batteries are a new type of experimental battery that electric car manufacturers are hoping will address the issue of limited driving range.
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Stem cells created in living mice

Stem cells created in living mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
Reprogrammed cells open door to regenerating tissues in their natural environment.
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AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body | ZeitNews

AIDS vaccine candidate appears to completely clear virus from the body | ZeitNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
An HIV/AIDS vaccine candidate developed by researchers at Oregon Health & Science University appears to have the ability to completely clear an AIDS-causing virus from the body.
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Report: Microsoft is creating a cross-Windows virtual assistant called Cortana

Report: Microsoft is creating a cross-Windows virtual assistant called Cortana | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microsoft is turning the fictional virtual assistant from its Halo games into an an actual virtual assistant that Windows users can engage with across phone, PC and Xbox platforms.
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33rd Square | Ben Goertzel On Aspects of Artificial General Intelligence

33rd Square | Ben Goertzel On Aspects of Artificial General Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researcher and transhumanist Ben Goertzel recently sat down with Adam Ford at the AGI 13 Conference in Beijing, discussing various factors required to develop artificial general intelligence.
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A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind | leapmind | Scoop.it
Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren't sure why. Eventually, it could start affecting high-tech warfare, too.
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How Carbon Wonder-Materials Are Promising To Revolutionise Desalination | MIT Technology Review

How Carbon Wonder-Materials Are Promising To Revolutionise Desalination  | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Graphyne sheets could filter salt from seawater at rates several orders of magnitude faster than conventional desalination techniques, say Chinese researchers
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Made in America: a look inside Motorola's Moto X factory

Made in America: a look inside Motorola's Moto X factory | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Moto X is a return to form for Motorola, and it represents the first device it has produced from start to finish as a Google company. But while the Moto X is a good smartphone in its own right,...
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From the future with love

A movie Written and Directed by K-MICHEL PARANDI Produced by James Lawler Productions Producers: James Lawler & K-Michel Parandi Executive Producer: Virgil…
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Robot Car Wars: Nissan Jumps Into the Fray With Driverless Car by 2020

Robot Car Wars: Nissan Jumps Into the Fray With Driverless Car by 2020 | leapmind | Scoop.it
A few months ago BMW predicted cars would be highly automated by 2020 and driverless by 2025. Pretty cool, but perhaps a touch conservative. Nissan recently upped the bar.
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Should we legalize all drugs? | Machines Like Us

Should we legalize all drugs? | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harvard economist Jeffrey Miron explains why legalizing all drugs—including cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine—would be a better policy than the current prohibition.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » How Long before a Driverless Car Wins the Indianapolis 500?

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » How Long before a Driverless Car Wins the Indianapolis 500? | leapmind | Scoop.it
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A Revolution in Batteries? | World Future Society

A Revolution in Batteries? | World Future Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Report Suggests Nearly Half of U.S. Jobs Are Vulnerable to Computerization | MIT Technology Review

Report Suggests Nearly Half of U.S. Jobs Are Vulnerable to Computerization | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
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Not So Plastic Fantastic: Real Life Ken & Barbie Engage In A Slanging Match

Not So Plastic Fantastic: Real Life Ken & Barbie Engage In A Slanging Match | leapmind | Scoop.it
A woman dubbed the "human Barbie" has come out swinging after a blistering attack from her male counterpart.
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Fake Chinese Social Site Offers Glimpse Behind the Great Firewall | MIT Technology Review

Fake Chinese Social Site Offers Glimpse Behind the Great Firewall | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
New research shows China’s online censorship relies on a competitive market where companies vie to offer the best speech-suppressing technology and services.
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The Next Great Leaps Into Space Are Happening This Week | Autopia | Wired.com

The Next Great Leaps Into Space Are Happening This Week | Autopia | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's going to be a busy seven days for the private space industry, with a pair of launches from the companies operating the new delivery trucks to the International Space Station.
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Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender

Germany is the first European country to recognize a third gender | leapmind | Scoop.it
Starting this November, German parents will be able to select male, female, or “indeterminate” when filling out their newborn’s birth certificate.
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Nanotechnology World: Airbrushing Could Facilitate Large-Scale Manufacture of Carbon Nanofibers

Nanotechnology World: Airbrushing Could Facilitate Large-Scale Manufacture of Carbon Nanofibers | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Phonebloks

PHONEBLOKS.COM IS CURRENTLY OFFLINE, PLEASE VISIT https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/2931-phonebloks TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT! (or come back tomorrow :) A phone...
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A New Short Film That Takes Place Within A Computer Desktop Reveals How Teens Really Spend Time Online

A New Short Film That Takes Place Within A Computer Desktop Reveals How Teens Really Spend Time Online | leapmind | Scoop.it
This film takes place entirely on a computer screen and it's awesome.
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Artificial-intelligence research revives its old ambitions - MIT News Office

Artificial-intelligence research revives its old ambitions - MIT News Office | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new interdisciplinary research center at MIT, funded by the National Science Foundation, aims at nothing less than unraveling the mystery of intelligence.
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