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Consumer tech prepares to invade the operating room

Consumer tech prepares to invade the operating room | leapmind | Scoop.it
The mix of younger doctors and new gesture-based or wearable technology means that BYOD will soon become a trend in the operating room.
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Human DNA Is Not A Document, It's An App

Human DNA Is Not A Document, It's An App | leapmind | Scoop.it
Even if this discovery has been overstated doesn't mean that it doesn't capture something interesting about the way the world works.
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Belinda Suvaal's comment, December 14, 2013 2:05 PM
very interesting (quote) " The duons are like words or phrases within the “text” of our DNA that mean two different things, depending on context. And yet, as in human language, not all words have this double meaning. The Science paper suggests that these duons are “highly conserved” through evolution, which means that they are the Darwinian keepers. But as with puns and other figures of speech, the duons power also contains the danger of miscommunication since mutations within them are highly likely to lead to disease."
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How Are Stores Tracking the Way That We Shop?

How Are Stores Tracking the Way That We Shop? | leapmind | Scoop.it
More and more are using sensors to follow the cell phone signals of customers to understand how they behave
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China puts Jade Rabbit rover on Moon

China puts Jade Rabbit rover on Moon | leapmind | Scoop.it
China says it has successfully landed a craft carrying a robotic rover known as "Jade Rabbit" on the surface of the Moon, the first soft landing there for 37 years.
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Google Just Bought Crazy Walking Robot Maker Boston Dynamics

Google confirmed yesterday that it has acquired Boston Dynamics, maker of creepy walking humanoids and creepy running animal bots. Talk about a power couple.
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The World's Awesomest Scientists Invent Cavity-Free Candy

The World's Awesomest Scientists Invent Cavity-Free Candy | leapmind | Scoop.it
With a breakthrough that will finally help Halloween top Christmas as the best holiday ever, scientists at the Berlin-based biotech lab Organo Balance claim to have developed a candy that doesn't cause cavities.
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Ford Unveils Its First Autonomous Vehicle Prototype | Autopia | Wired.com

Ford Unveils Its First Autonomous Vehicle Prototype | Autopia | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ford has thrown its hat into autonomous car ring with the debut of its Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle, the latest in a series of steps the automaker is taking to realize its grand vision of transportation in 2025.
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Attack of the Drones: A View from the Unfriendly Skies | TED Blog

Attack of the Drones: A View from the Unfriendly Skies | TED Blog | leapmind | Scoop.it
Marc Goodman of the Future Crimes Institute and Singularity University shares his thinking on the promise -- and threat -- of drones
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7 Reasons Never to Give 4Chan a 3D Printer

Over at 3D printing marketplace Shapeways.com, inspired individuals are free to post their 3D-printable creations for all the world to buy.
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Morgan Stanley predict trillions in savings by switching to driverless cars

Morgan Stanley predict trillions in savings by switching to driverless cars | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the best part of 130 years the automotive industry has been a force for innovation and economic growth. Now, in the early decades of the 21st century, the pace of innovation is speeding up and ...
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Sexting Comes to Instagram

Sexting Comes to Instagram | leapmind | Scoop.it
Instagram's private messaging service, Instagram Direct, is finally here. Why, though, with so many photo-messaging apps at our fingertips already, would you use a private channel for your filtered, edited, and enhanced brunches and sunsets?
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Sapphire & Phillips 66 Embark on Algae Partnership

Sapphire & Phillips 66 Embark on Algae Partnership | leapmind | Scoop.it
Algae-based Sapphire Energy and Phillips 66 have announced a joint development agreement with the goal of taking production of algae crude oil to commercial scale production. The companies will wor...
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Would you take smart drugs to perform better at work?

Would you take smart drugs to perform better at work? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drugs that boost brainpower are increasingly being taken by healthy people to study or work harder. Could this become the norm, or a condition of employment?
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The Future Of Biohacking In The Age Of Patent Trolls

The Future Of Biohacking In The Age Of Patent Trolls | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Bottlenose, a prototype by Grindhouse Wetware, receives sonar, UV, wi-fi and thermal information and translates it to a magnetic field. We stand at a str
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Netflix is studying the way its users watch TV–and, yes, they're bingeing.

Netflix is studying the way its users watch TV–and, yes, they're bingeing. | leapmind | Scoop.it
The streaming video company is releasing data showing that half the users it studied watch an entire season—up to 22 episodes—in one week.
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Think You're Special? A Robot Could Do Your Job

Think You're Special? A Robot Could Do Your Job | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology is advancing so fast that half of all jobs that exist today might be taken over by bots and computers in the next 20 years. Find out if...
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Miniaturized Pacemakers Help Doctors Treat Heart Patients without Surgery | MIT Technology Review

Miniaturized Pacemakers Help Doctors Treat Heart Patients without Surgery | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
New cardiac devices are small enough to be delivered through blood vessels into the heart.
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Amazon Won't Stop Until It's the Place Where You Buy Everything | Wired Business | Wired.com

Amazon Won't Stop Until It's the Place Where You Buy Everything | Wired Business | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Amazon is already the place where you buy gadgets, books, and toys. But to win the future, Jeff Bezos clearly wants Amazon to be the place where you also buy paper towels, cereal, and dog food.
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Ramez Naam, Computer Scientist, Futurist & Award-Winning Author - LeWeb'13 Paris -

Ramez Naam, Computer Scientist, Futurist & Award-Winning Author The Next 10 Years: Everything Is ConnectedOver the coming decade, exponential progress in com...
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Elon Musk On The Details Of Colonizing Mars

Elon Musk On The Details Of Colonizing Mars | leapmind | Scoop.it
Elon Musk says if we want to set up shop on the Red Planet, we'll need to figure out how to get there in less time, and perhaps even consider some "bioengineering" to adapt for life there.
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IBM's Watson Explores the Great E-Commerce Unknown with The North Face - Ad Age Mobile

IBM's Watson Explores the Great E-Commerce Unknown with The North Face - Ad Age Mobile | leapmind | Scoop.it
The North Face has worked with IBM to apply the tech giant's Watson cognitive computing system into a new approach to shopping.
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Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. The second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Technology’s Threat to the Future of Sports – Part 1

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Technology’s Threat to the Future of Sports – Part 1 | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The power grid of the future will be controlled by neurons in a Petri dish | ExtremeTech

The power grid of the future will be controlled by neurons in a Petri dish | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
If researchers at Clemson University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have their way, the power grid of tomorrow will be governed by a network of living neurons, grown in a Petri dish, and attached to a computer.
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