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Could nanoprinting kick-start a world of versatile home manufacturing?

Could nanoprinting kick-start a world of versatile home manufacturing? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanoparticle inks can turn your existing 2D printer into a circuit board production line – and the possibilities for 3D printers are mind-boggling
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Lifelogging Gear Is Small, Cheap, and Powerful, So Like It Or Not, You're Going To Be Recorded

Lifelogging Gear Is Small, Cheap, and Powerful, So Like It Or Not, You're Going To Be Recorded | leapmind | Scoop.it
I’m sitting in a café with some forty other people. Most are on a laptop, and each laptop has a camera. In fact, many of my café coworkers
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Brain Preservation: Realizing a New Human Option to Live Again - BrighterBrains.org

Brain Preservation: Realizing a New Human Option to Live Again - BrighterBrains.org | leapmind | Scoop.it
by John Smart Neuroscientists, working with model organisms, are investigating the hypothesis that chemical or cryogenic brain preservation may preserve an organism’s memories and mental states after death.
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World's first genetically modified babies born | The Change Within

World's first genetically modified babies born | The Change Within | leapmind | Scoop.it
The world's first genetically modified humans have been created, it was revealed last night.
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BBC News | SCI/TECH | Genetically altered babies born

BBC News | SCI/TECH | Genetically altered babies born | leapmind | Scoop.it
Children have been born containing genes from three parents, in a US experiment which would be illegal in many countries.
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Key 3D printing patent expired yesterday

Key 3D printing patent expired yesterday | leapmind | Scoop.it
Yesterday marked the expiry of US Patent 5597589, "Apparatus for producing parts by selective sintering." This is one of the core patents in the 3D printing world -- the patent that allows 3D printer companies to charge more for fine nylon powder...
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High-Speed Trading Isn't About Efficiency—It's About Cheating

High-Speed Trading Isn't About Efficiency—It's About Cheating | leapmind | Scoop.it
When hedge funds use bots to buy and sell stocks within milliseconds, they're not improving the market. They're rigging the market.
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3ders.org - 3D printing builds a nanowall | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News

3ders.org - 3D printing builds a nanowall | 3D Printer News & 3D Printing News | leapmind | Scoop.it
3D printing went nano again last week as researchers in Korea published a paper which shows that nanoscale 3D objects – like free-standing nanowalls – can be constructed using 3D printing technology.
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Who Is SCHAFT, the Robot Company Bought by Google and Winner of the DRC? - IEEE Spectrum

Who Is SCHAFT, the Robot Company Bought by Google and Winner of the DRC? - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here's everything we know about this secretive robotics startup
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How Amazon thinks it can get you to hit 'buy' in 2 seconds or less (Q&A)

How Amazon thinks it can get you to hit 'buy' in 2 seconds or less (Q&A) | leapmind | Scoop.it
The company's new mobile app aims to make you buy your most-used products faster than ever before. Here's how your household items -- and a bit of augmented reality -- could help the retail giant's bottom line.
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Bitcoin explained: Crypto fad or the future of money? | ExtremeTech

Bitcoin explained: Crypto fad or the future of money? | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
So far Bitcoin has been a speculator's dream for a few, a way to exchange money almost anonymously for some, and a subject of much puzzlement for most. We look at what it's good for, what it's not, and where it may go in the future.
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Melding Humans With Machines To Create New Possibilities

Melding Humans With Machines To Create New Possibilities | leapmind | Scoop.it
In The Future of Wearable Tech, iQ by Intel and PSFK Labs explore the evolving form and function of our Internet-connected devices.
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India's huge solar water pump plan highlights how solar could leapfrog the grid

India's huge solar water pump plan highlights how solar could leapfrog the grid | leapmind | Scoop.it
India has an ambitious goal to implement a massive amount of solar-powered water pumps. The project could reduce load on the neglected power grid, reduce costs for farmers, and lower carbon emissions.
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Make It Wearable | Episode 1: Human Communication - YouTube

Explore how wearable technology is improving our communication and changing the way we interact. In Episode 1, we speak with experts pushing the category for...
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Scientists reprogram skin cells into insulin-producing pancreas cells

Scientists reprogram skin cells into insulin-producing pancreas cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
A cure for type 1 diabetes has long eluded even the top experts. Not because they do not know what must be done -- but because the tools did not exist to do it.
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Erik Brynjolfsson & Andrew McAfee: The Second Machine Age - YouTube

Harvard Book Store is pleased to welcome the director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Andrew McAfee, one of the principal rese...
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Stop Bleeding Instantly! - YouTube

An experimental new gel stops blood pouring out of any wound in seconds and speeds healing. What is this stuff and how does it work? Read More: "Gel Stops Bl...
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Amputee Successfully Feels Prosthetic Grip Strength Via Arm Electrodes - IEEE Spectrum

Amputee Successfully Feels Prosthetic Grip Strength Via Arm Electrodes - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microelectrodes attached to nerves in amputated arm renew wearer's sense of touch
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33rd Square | Jobs For The Machines

33rd Square | Jobs For The Machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artificial intelligence researcher and entrepreneur Jeremy Howard spoke recently on the impact of machine learning on productivity, and what the potential consequences may be for employment.
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33rd Square | Alex Wissner-Gross on Networking Faster Than Light

33rd Square | Alex Wissner-Gross on Networking Faster Than Light | leapmind | Scoop.it
Modern stock market trading networks and systems have become so fast that the speed of light is now their key limiting factor. Alex Wissner-Gross has determined how high frequency trading may best overcome this hurdle.
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DC Microgrids and the Virtues of Local Electricity - IEEE Spectrum

DC Microgrids and the Virtues of Local Electricity - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s time to revisit Thomas Edison’s strategy for providing people with electricity
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Researchers Solve a Long Standing Nano Mystery

Researchers Solve a Long Standing Nano Mystery | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers solve a long standing mystery of how superheated nanodroplets vaporize when hit by a pulse of ultrasound, this finding may lead to a localized and controlled form of chemotherapy.
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I know what you ate last supper: What home sensors will reveal about your life

I know what you ate last supper: What home sensors will reveal about your life | leapmind | Scoop.it
Just what can you tell about a person by fitting their home with an smart electricity meter and a few simple sensors? Quite a lot it turns out.
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