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IBM uses thinking computer to generate chocolate burritos and other weird food

IBM uses thinking computer to generate chocolate burritos and other weird food | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cognitive computers — machines capable of learning, rather that simply following programming — may one day be able to mimic human brains. But first, they're being used to invent chocolate...
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33rd Square | Hiroshi Ishiguro on Singularity 1 on 1

33rd Square | Hiroshi Ishiguro on Singularity 1 on 1 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Singularity Weblog's Nikola Danaylov recently interviewed Japanese robotisist Dr. Hiroshi Ishiguro, discussing the Geminoid robot project and other aspects of android robots and artificial intelligence.
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Rolls-Royce drone cargo ships put the captain on dry land

Rolls-Royce drone cargo ships put the captain on dry land | leapmind | Scoop.it
We have heard plenty about autonomous drone aircraft over the years with militaries around the world using these unmanned aircraft every day. We have also heard a lot about autonomous ...
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Vape life: welcome to the weird world of e-cig evangelists

Vape life: welcome to the weird world of e-cig evangelists | leapmind | Scoop.it
On Saturday night at a pink-lit bar in New York's Lower East Side, the musician Aaron David Ross took a moment away from DJing his own party to evangelize a bit. "Look," he said between vaporous...
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More AI for developers as Expect Labs releases the MindMeld API

More AI for developers as Expect Labs releases the MindMeld API | leapmind | Scoop.it
Expect Labs has unveiled the MindMeld API, a set of artificial intelligence capabilities delivered as a service. Developers can use it to create smart applications that know what types of content and search results to recommend, and when.
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Inside The Netflix/Comcast Deal and What The Media Is Getting Very Wrong - Dan Rayburn - StreamingMediaBlog.com

On Sunday, Comcast and Netflix announced a commercial interconnect relationship between the two companies, which is in the very early stages of implementat
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Nanotechnology may be key to solar energy and energy storage

Nanotechnology may be key to solar energy and energy storage | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanotechnology may be key to solar energy and energy storage
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Comcast’s deal with Netflix makes network neutrality obsolete

Comcast’s deal with Netflix makes network neutrality obsolete | leapmind | Scoop.it
Netflix has agreed to pay Comcast to deliver traffic to Comcast subscribers.
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Stanford Seminar - Who Owns the Future - YouTube

"Who Owns the Future" -Jaron Lanier, Microsoft Research Colloquium on Computer Systems Seminar Series (EE380) presents the current research in design, implem...
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33rd Square | SMART Golf Cart Gives us an Insight into the Future of Driverless Cars

33rd Square | SMART Golf Cart Gives us an Insight into the Future of Driverless Cars | leapmind | Scoop.it
A team in Singapore has successfully developed their own self-driving car prototype at a much less of a cost than other versions.
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Woman Deliberately Lowering IQ to Become Barbie

Woman Deliberately Lowering IQ to Become Barbie | leapmind | Scoop.it
I used to do a lot of community theater, so I can understand falling so deeply in love with a character that you want to become them (Cinderella's Father, Into The Woods).
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Muscle Made From Fishing Wire Is 100x Stronger Than Yours

Synthetic muscles are generally expensive, weak, and not very durable--not exactly a welcome replacement for natural muscle.
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What if drugs were machines? And other brain-related provocations | TED Blog

What if drugs were machines? And other brain-related provocations | TED Blog | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ed Boyden heads the Synthetic Neurobiology group at MIT's Media Lab. He talks the future of the field with venture capitalist, Juan Enriquez
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The rapid progress of artificial intelligence

The rapid progress of artificial intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Meet the humanoid robot called Robothespian. He is designed to interact with people even through Skype. Created by England-based Engineered Arts, the Robothespian runs on algorithms and codes, or a form of artificial intelligence.
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The weird, wacky & cool energy ideas coming out of labs across the U.S.

The weird, wacky & cool energy ideas coming out of labs across the U.S. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Energy innovation is alive and well from the labs of scientists and researchers across the U.S. But the startups and the investors are getting quieter.
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21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World

21 Technologies That Will Decentralize the World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Across the planet, new technologies and business models are decentralizing power and placing it in the hands of communities and individuals. "We are seeing technology-driven networks replacing bureacratically-driven hierarchies," says VC and...
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This Is What I See Every Time You Tell Me How Cool Oculus Rift Is

This Is What I See Every Time You Tell Me How Cool Oculus Rift Is | leapmind | Scoop.it
Virtual reality sure is cute. And, yes, I do mean that in the most condescending way possible.
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The Office Of The 21st Century Will Be Your Self-Driving Car

The Office Of The 21st Century Will Be Your Self-Driving Car | leapmind | Scoop.it
The future of commuting means working in gridlock. Joy?
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The internet is fucked

The internet is fucked | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here’s a simple truth: the internet has radically changed the world. Over the course of the past 20 years, the idea of networking all the world’s computers has gone from a research science pipe...
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33rd Square | Stephen Wolfram Unleashes A New Programming Language

33rd Square | Stephen Wolfram Unleashes A New Programming Language | leapmind | Scoop.it
Stephen Wolfram has unveiled Wolfram Language, a highly developed knowledge-based programming language that unifies a broad range of programming paradigms and uses its unique concept of symbolic programming to add a new level of flexibility to the...
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New tech will allow researchers to see 3D images inside your heart in real time

New tech will allow researchers to see 3D images inside your heart in real time | leapmind | Scoop.it
By John Toon - Researchers have developed the technology for a catheter-based device that would provide forward-looking, real-time, three-dimensional imaging from inside the heart, coronary arteries...
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Foxconn's Pivot to America: Reverse Outsourcing With Robots

Foxconn's Pivot to America: Reverse Outsourcing With Robots | leapmind | Scoop.it
A little over a year ago, Foxconn, the notorious Taiwanese manufacturer of Apple's iPhone, said they would replace a million Chinese workers with
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Graphene-based Microbattery Ushers in New Age for Biotelemetry - IEEE Spectrum

Graphene-based Microbattery Ushers in New Age for Biotelemetry - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
PNNL researchers develop new battery design for tracking salmon through rivers
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Femen's Topless Sextremists Invade the US

Femen's Topless Sextremists Invade the US | leapmind | Scoop.it
Gangs of attractive, topless women condemning religion, agitating against misogyny, and fighting dictatorship. The feminists of Femen are setting up shop in the United States.
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Walking Again with 3D Printed Exoskeleton - YouTube

Watch Amanda Boxtel walk again after years in a wheelchair using the 3D printed bionic exoskeleton by Ekso Bionics and 3D Systems.
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