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Google, Facebook and Amazon race to blur lines between man and machine

Google, Facebook and Amazon race to blur lines between man and machine | leapmind | Scoop.it
Johnny Depp film Transcendence highlights battle for merging known as 'the singularity' – which is closer than we thought
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In South America, Plastic Trash Will Be as Good as Money

In South America, Plastic Trash Will Be as Good as Money | leapmind | Scoop.it
To reduce poverty and save wildlife, the Plastic Bank offers goods and services in exchange for collected litter.
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Scientists develop GPS for DNA | Science! | Geek.com

Scientists develop GPS for DNA | Science! | Geek.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
GPS has changed the way we get around the planet, but an international team of scientists has developed a different kind of GPS — a tool for locating your ancestors, as opposed to [...]
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The Reason Why We Can't Live Forever

The Reason Why We Can't Live Forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
Every day, every single person is growing older and older. It might be depressing to think about, but eventually, we will all die. But how long could humans live for?
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Welcome to the nation of Googlestan, please enjoy your stay | ExtremeTech

Welcome to the nation of Googlestan, please enjoy your stay | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Over the past few years, I've spent quite a lot of time discussing Google's foray into non-search technologies: Wearable computing, robotics, home automation, indefinite life extension, green energy generation -- you name it, if it's a technology...
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How Elon Musk Gets Others—Even Competitors—to Fund His Businesses

How Elon Musk Gets Others—Even Competitors—to Fund His Businesses | leapmind | Scoop.it
Elon Musk has become a 21st-century industrial superhero. Tesla, the electric sports carmaker he founded and runs, has a market capitalization of $25.6 billion.
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Zuckerberg on VR, anonymity and Facebook's future (Wired UK)

Zuckerberg on VR, anonymity and Facebook's future (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Skeptics may wonder if Facebook can keep 1.2 billion users. But Zuckerberg doesn’t concede that’s even an issue
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Device could boost image quality for phones, computers and TVs

Device could boost image quality for phones, computers and TVs | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A device created by UCLA researchers could lead to a significant leap in the quality of images on smartphones, computer displays, TVs and inkjet printers.
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Why We Should Look Forward to Living to 120 and Beyond

Why We Should Look Forward to Living to 120 and Beyond | leapmind | Scoop.it
Advances in medical technology give us fewer reasons to fear living past 100, one expert argues.
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Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle damaged from heart attacks in primates

Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle damaged from heart attacks in primates | leapmind | Scoop.it
Heart cells created from human embryonic stem cells successfully restored damaged heart muscles in monkeys.
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Avidbots Wants to Automate Commercial Cleaning With Robots - IEEE Spectrum

Avidbots Wants to Automate Commercial Cleaning With Robots - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Can autonomous robots break into the commercial cleaning market?
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Scientists reveal molecular secrets behind resveratrol's health benefits

Scientists reveal molecular secrets behind resveratrol's health benefits | leapmind | Scoop.it
Resveratrol has been much in the news as the component of grapes and red wine associated with reducing 'bad cholesterol,' heart disease and some types of cancer.
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Google Self-Driving Car on City Streets - YouTube

The Google self-driving car navigates some common scenarios on city streets near the Googleplex. Learn more: http://goo.gl/LKlBZQ
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Why Watson Is Real Artificial Intelligence

Why Watson Is Real Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence is here now. This doesn’t mean that Cylons disguised as humans have infiltrated our societies, or that the processors behind one of the search engines have become sentient and are now making their own plans for world...
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Scientists confirm existence of elusive 117th element

Scientists confirm existence of elusive 117th element | leapmind | Scoop.it
After four years of painstaking research, the discovery of the periodic table's 117th element has been confirmed. Element 117, otherwise known as ununseptium, was originally discovered back in 2010...
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DARPA is working on its own deep-learning project for natural-language processing

DARPA is working on its own deep-learning project for natural-language processing | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, is building a set of technologies to help it better understand human language so it can analyze speech and text sources and alert analysts of potentially useful information.
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Swarm 'delivers on magnetic promise'

Swarm 'delivers on magnetic promise' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Europe's Swarm mission to measure the Earth's magnetic field in unprecedented detail is achieving impressive levels of performance, scientists say.
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The Other Other White Meat: Farmed Fish

The Other Other White Meat: Farmed Fish | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ever heard of cobia? Meet tomorrow’s fish—and a new way to farm that one man wants to bring to a coast near you.
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Massive FBI facial recognition database raises concerns about privacy | Impact Lab

Massive FBI facial recognition database raises concerns about privacy | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
The FBI plans to start using facial recognition software. Most technology watchers believe we shouldn't be overly concerned just yet about the privacy
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: CRISPR—Fast, Easy … and Increasingly Accurate

GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: CRISPR—Fast, Easy … and Increasingly Accurate | leapmind | Scoop.it
The popular gene editing approach is proving to be a disruptive technology.
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Coming soon: A brain implant to restore memory

Coming soon: A brain implant to restore memory | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the next few months, highly secretive US military researchers say they will unveil new advances toward developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier's memory.
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Common pills failing to fight superbugs: WHO - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site

Common pills failing to fight superbugs: WHO - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drug-resistant microbes have evolved to an extent where up to 50% of patients affected by the superbugs are not getting cured by medicines commonly used against them, said the World Health Organisation’s first global surveillance report on...
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SCiO: This Unbelievable Device Will Change The Way We Interact With The World

SCiO: This Unbelievable Device Will Change The Way We Interact With The World | leapmind | Scoop.it
An affordable handheld sensor, which is the size of a flash drive, and can analyze the composition of any matter, like fruit, or medicine, sounds like it couldn't be true. It is.
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Volvo Matches Google's Test of City-roaming Cars - IEEE Spectrum

Volvo Matches Google's Test of City-roaming Cars - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
City streets are the toughest test for robocars
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Beijing researchers explore liquid metal to reconnect nerves

Beijing researchers explore liquid metal to reconnect nerves | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—What is the most effective way to reconnect severed nerves? After years of research, scientists are still exploring, aware of the risks of long-term disability.
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