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Pig Heart Transplants For Humans Are On The Way

Pig Heart Transplants For Humans Are On The Way | leapmind | Scoop.it
One lab baboon has had a pig heart in its body for more than a year now.
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This space-age insulation company you've never heard of is planning to go public

This space-age insulation company you've never heard of is planning to go public | leapmind | Scoop.it
These guys are making ultra-efficient insulation from 97 percent air, and oil refiners and power plant builders are loving it.
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Robotic trucks taking over in Pilbara as mines shift to automation

Robotic trucks taking over in Pilbara as mines shift to automation | leapmind | Scoop.it
Driverless trucks, trains and drills are gradually replacing manual and often dangerous mining jobs in WA's north.
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Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing | KurzweilAI

Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Keratinocyte (cells in the outermost layer of skin) colonies developed from human induced pluripotent stem cells (credit: King's College London) An
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Microsoft takes on Google X with its own secretive Special Projects group | ExtremeTech

Microsoft takes on Google X with its own secretive Special Projects group | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microsoft, clearly a bit jealous of the gratuitous geeky kudos being mopped up by Google X, has set up its own secretive Special Projects group. The group is being headed up by Norman Whitaker, previously a deputy director at DARPA.
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Reinvent Artificial Intelligence

Reinvent Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Talk about a fundamental Reinvention! The arrival of Artificial Intelligence could reinvent what it is to be human, to be employed.
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Top 3 ways eLearning can revolutionize education | Impact Lab

Top 3 ways eLearning can revolutionize education | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
E-Learning carries with it the promise of an educational revolution. E-Learning has the potential to revolutionize education. It can provide for a truly
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Virtual reality and the future of sex | ExtremeTech

Virtual reality and the future of sex | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
When a new kind of technology comes along, whether it's something small like a computer chip or something huge like the World Wide Web, it nearly always follows the same path to mass adoption: Military, early adopters, and then games and sex.
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Google fine tunes its self-driving car for city streets

Google fine tunes its self-driving car for city streets | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's been a while since Google last provided an update on its self-driving car, and today it's detailing just what the project has been up to over the last year and a half. The project is now...
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33rd Square | 7 Discoveries Made Through Stem Cell Research

33rd Square | 7 Discoveries Made Through Stem Cell Research | leapmind | Scoop.it
One of the most controversial, but promising areas of research that the science community is involved with is with stem cells. Discoveries continue to excite the scientific community as well as the general public.
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Will robots put us all out of work?

Will robots put us all out of work? | leapmind | Scoop.it
BBC Newsnight's technology editor David Grossman explains what impact a "second machine age" will have on our society and economy.
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When it comes to net neutrality, either the FCC thinks we're idiots, or it just doesn't care

When it comes to net neutrality, either the FCC thinks we're idiots, or it just doesn't care | leapmind | Scoop.it
The proposed network neutrality rules the FCC is settling on don’t appear neutral at all. Here’s the conversation we should be having if the FCC really thinks our network policies need a rewrite.
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OpEdNews Article: OUR FINAL INVENTION -- A Book Report on Artificial Intelligence

OpEdNews Article: OUR FINAL INVENTION -- A Book Report on Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
If governments are permitted to develop or weaponize Artificial Intelligence, you can kiss the human race goodbye.
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Nanoporous Material Combines the Best of Batteries and Supercapacitors - IEEE Spectrum

Nanoporous Material Combines the Best of Batteries and Supercapacitors - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rice University researchers develop a material that is flexible, scalable, and combines the best of batteries and supercapacitors
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SCiO's Handheld Scanner Aims to Detect Food Ingredients and Identify Pills

SCiO's Handheld Scanner Aims to Detect Food Ingredients and Identify Pills | leapmind | Scoop.it
If your technology product doesn’t seem to most users like a magic trick, you’re not trying hard enough: It’s an industry adage that explains
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Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so… | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil popularised the 'singularity' concept, when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking. Now he is trying to make it a reality for Google. Carole Cadwalladr meets him
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Watson in your pocket: Supercomputer gets own apps - tech - 28 April 2014 - New Scientist

Watson in your pocket: Supercomputer gets own apps - tech - 28 April 2014 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
Watson, the cognitive computer that can be an expert in any subject is moving to the cloud, and will soon be accessible via smartphone app
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Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain -- 9,000 times faster and using significantly less power than a typical PC.
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The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets

The First Look at How Google's Self-Driving Car Handles City Streets | leapmind | Scoop.it
The vehicle has now moved beyond highways to its next phase: roaming the roads of Mountain View.
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Google, Facebook and other tech companies race to develop artificial intelligence

Google, Facebook and other tech companies race to develop artificial intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
The latest Silicon Valley arms race is a contest to build the best artificial brains.
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Popcorn Time Is Coming To Android As Soon As Tomorrow | TechCrunch

Popcorn Time Is Coming To Android As Soon As Tomorrow | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Popcorn Time's evolution continues. A popular fork of the original software is launching on Android as soon as tomorrow, one of the developers tells..
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BAN ALL THE BANKS: Here's The Wild Idea That People Are Starting To Take Seriously

BAN ALL THE BANKS: Here's The Wild Idea That People Are Starting To Take Seriously | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here's how it would work.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Disposable Houses

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Disposable Houses | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Why the social networks are falling apart

Why the social networks are falling apart | leapmind | Scoop.it
The social networks are falling apart -- breaking up into multiple sites and apps that do in a scattered way what used to happen centrally.
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