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Designing the Next Wave of Computer Chips

Designing the Next Wave of Computer Chips | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists are looking for new ways to make computer chips and investigating materials that can self-assemble.
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Aubrey de Grey speaker preview of Anticipating 2025 - YouTube

Aubrey de Grey, Chief Science Officer at SENS Research Foundation, previews his talk at the Anticipating 2025 conference: "When the days of aging are clearly...
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CES 2014 Trends: Wireless Networks Need to Learn to Cooperate - IEEE Spectrum

As the demand for bandwidth increases, wireless engineers are trying to figure out how to efficiently use all available networks, without sacrificing privacy and security
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Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions | TechCrunch

Meet ChoiceMap, A New App That Helps You Make Better Decisions | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Making complicated decisions is an emotionally fraught process and (if you are like me) the whole thing can leave you feeling paralyzed. ChoiceMap is a new..
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What I learned from six months of GMO research: None of it matters

What I learned from six months of GMO research: None of it matters | leapmind | Scoop.it
Why does anyone care about GMOs? Whoever wins the debate, they're not that important to our future. But they're central to the stories we tell.
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2014 could be a big year for next-gen batteries

2014 could be a big year for next-gen batteries | leapmind | Scoop.it
Look for the next generation of batteries, particularly for the power grid, to come out this year from some interesting startups.
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Light-Activated Glue Can Heal Broken Hearts - IEEE Spectrum

Light-Activated Glue Can Heal Broken Hearts - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
A biocompatible glue seals ruptures in the beating heart of a pig
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What Intel's Edison Means: One Card To Smarten Up Dumb Gadgets And Connect Them All

What Intel's Edison Means: One Card To Smarten Up Dumb Gadgets And Connect Them All | leapmind | Scoop.it
And that's just for starters.
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Engineers make world's fastest organic transistor, herald new generation of see-through electronics

Engineers make world's fastest organic transistor, herald new generation of see-through electronics | leapmind | Scoop.it
Two university research teams have worked together to produce the world's fastest thin-film organic transistors, proving that this experimental technology has the potential to achieve the performance needed for high-resolution television screens...
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Free Money for All - The Only Way Forward on Welfare

Free Money for All - The Only Way Forward on Welfare | leapmind | Scoop.it
A basic income is the ultimate in social inclusion, a powerful demonstration of the equal status of every citizen. It wouldn't just help the poorest; it would be better for all of us.
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Battery Advance Could Help Solve Renewable Energy Intermittency | MIT Technology Review

Battery Advance Could Help Solve Renewable Energy Intermittency | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Low-cost materials could make storing hours of power from a wind farm economically feasible.
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Wearables with augmented reality are mind-blowing -- and an ethical nightmare

Wearables with augmented reality are mind-blowing -- and an ethical nightmare | leapmind | Scoop.it
A panel of industry experts at CES 2014 discusses the ethical quandaries and shared responsibilities with the augmented reality and head-mounted wearables that will change our lives as dramatically as the smartphone.
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The Faster a New Technology Takes Off, the Harder It Falls | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

The Faster a New Technology Takes Off, the Harder It Falls | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
The familiar bell curve model for technology adoption, moving from early adopters to mainstream users, is dead. Today, everyone knows right away when some new offering gets it right or wrong. This new kind of disruption has its own unique life cycle.
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GEN | News Highlights:Puny but Potent Y Chromosome Won’t Peter Out

GEN | News Highlights:Puny but Potent Y Chromosome Won’t Peter Out | leapmind | Scoop.it
A genetics study finds that natural selection is responsible for the Y chromosome's reduced diversity.
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Computer science: The learning machines

Computer science: The learning machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using massive amounts of data to recognize photos and speech, deep-learning computers are taking a big step towards true artificial intelligence.
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Electronic valet parks the car, no tip required

Electronic valet parks the car, no tip required | leapmind | Scoop.it
There is no one inside the Range Rover in a Las Vegas parking lot. But it still guides its way to a parking place, after what looks like some hesitation.
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Self-Driving Car Rules Will Lag Tech, Think Tanks Predict - IEEE Spectrum

Self-Driving Car Rules Will Lag Tech, Think Tanks Predict - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
It may be wise to write rules once we know more about self-driving cars
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It’s Alive! Artificial-Life Worm Wiggles on Its Own

It’s Alive! Artificial-Life Worm Wiggles on Its Own | leapmind | Scoop.it
A worm wiggles. It’s a process as old as time, but this time there’s a twist: The worm is a bit of open-source software that encodes biological data gleaned from decades of scientific study into the nematode C.
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Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car and You Can Drive Forever

Strap This Wind Turbine To Your Electric Car and You Can Drive Forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
Electricity-generating windmills churn out free energy as long as the wind is blowing. So strapping one to the roof of your car where there's always a breeze as long as you're driving just seems obvious.
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Technology and the future of knowledge | Impact Lab

Technology and the future of knowledge | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Information and knowledge are rapidly being rewritten by technology and humans are changing because of it. The torrent of information and knowledge flowing
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