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Intel developing its own Siri, and making it better by avoiding the cloud | ExtremeTech

Intel developing its own Siri, and making it better by avoiding the cloud | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
When Apple first debuted Siri, the tech world was taken aback -- we might finally get a chance to live in a science fiction future where little pocket robots do our bidding when we yell at them. In practice, Siri has been a mixed bag of results.
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How A New Science of Cities is Emerging From Mobile Phone Data Analysis | MIT Technology Review

How A New Science of Cities is Emerging From Mobile Phone Data Analysis | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Study the way people make mobile phone calls in metropolitan areas and you can see a city ‘breath’, say computer scientists.
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Two-Dimensional Materials Get Into Hydrogen Gas Production - IEEE Spectrum

Two-Dimensional Materials Get Into Hydrogen Gas Production - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
MoS2 offers might be ideal for splitting water with sunlight
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» IBM DNA Transistor FUTUREPREDICTIONS.COM Source of Likely and Preferable Futures ™

» IBM DNA Transistor FUTUREPREDICTIONS.COM Source of Likely and Preferable Futures ™ | leapmind | Scoop.it
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How will education race the machines?

How will education race the machines? | leapmind | Scoop.it
What will the increasing automation of jobs mean for education? The concept is pretty well known by now. We assume that automation of job functions will keep increasing, via robotics, software, or...
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China's Moon rover hits trouble

China's Moon rover hits trouble | leapmind | Scoop.it
China's Jade Rabbit Moon rover is in trouble after experiencing a "mechanical control abnormality", state media report.
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BCC Research Publishes a New Report on Global Market for Circuit Elements with Memory

Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 According to a new technical market research report, Global Markets for Circuit Elements with Memory: Memresistors, Memcapacitors, Meminductors, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...
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Lab-grown, virus-free stem cells repair retinal tissue in mice

Lab-grown, virus-free stem cells repair retinal tissue in mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
Investigators have developed human induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) capable of repairing damaged retinal vascular tissue in mice.
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Robot Soldiers Are Coming! - YouTube

The future of combat might not involve humans, but robots! The United States Army is considering lowering brigades from 4,000 soldiers to around 3,000 soldie...
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Robotics and automation, employment, and aging Baby Boomers - The Washington Post

Robotics and automation, employment, and aging Baby Boomers - The Washington Post | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mobile, connected, supplied, and independent. Can robotics and automation supply these for aging Baby Boomers, and are they Google’s self-driving cars, Apple’s iPhones, Amazon’s home delivery, and yet-to-emerge assistive elder-care robots?
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Scientists Are Now Able To Film The Brain As It Forms Memories

Scientists Are Now Able To Film The Brain As It Forms Memories | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have announced they are now able to 'film' the brain as it forms memories. Scientists have announced they are now able to 'film' the brain as it forms memories.
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New solar cell technology captures high-energy photons more efficiently

New solar cell technology captures high-energy photons more efficiently | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Getting the blues is rarely a desirable experience—unless you're a solar cell, that is.
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Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things | TechCrunch

Google Is Making A Land Grab For The Internet Of Things | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Before this past December, when Google acquired seven robotics companies back-to-back, the company's ambitions in the "Internet of Things" space looked as..
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How To Rebuild Venice, Using Programmable Water Droplets

How To Rebuild Venice, Using Programmable Water Droplets | leapmind | Scoop.it
An artificial underwater reef built by scientistcontrolled water could prop up the sinking Italian city.
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How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal | PCWorld

How do you like them apples: Google, Samsung ink patent deal | PCWorld | leapmind | Scoop.it
The move will make it easier for them to collaborate, and is a defensive move against Apple
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Immortality may not be far off

Immortality may not be far off | leapmind | Scoop.it
What is life without death lurking at the end of it? It’s still life, and a life free of the constant anxieties associated with running out of time.
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PNNL: News - Commercialization license to advance batteries for renewable energy storage

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BCC Research Publishes a New Report on Global Market for Circuit Elements with Memory

Wellesley, MA (PRWEB) January 27, 2014 According to a new technical market research report, Global Markets for Circuit Elements with Memory: Memresistors, Memcapacitors, Meminductors, from BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com), the global...
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Google snaps up British start-up for £400m - Telegraph

Google snaps up British start-up for £400m - Telegraph | leapmind | Scoop.it
DeepMind Technologies reportedly fetched more than £400m, making it Google’s largest ever European acquisition
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Robot Soldiers Are Coming! - YouTube

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Will Today’s Handicapped Become Tomorrow’s First Post-Human?

Will Today’s Handicapped Become Tomorrow’s First Post-Human? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Needs will almost always come before wants. When it comes to Transhumanism, the ability to differentiate the two tends to blur, because a need could also be a want, depending on the various methods...
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What Jobs Will the Robots Take?

What Jobs Will the Robots Take? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nearly half of American jobs today could be automated in "a decade or two," according to new research. The question is: Which half?
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REINVENTING THE WEB: A New App Lets You Watch Whatever TV Program You Want, Including The Olympics, Anywhere In The World

REINVENTING THE WEB: A New App Lets You Watch Whatever TV Program You Want, Including The Olympics, Anywhere In The World | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new app lets you watch any TV in the world, including the Olympics
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Carbon Nanotubes Could Solve Overheating Problem for Next-Generation Computer Chips - IEEE Spectrum

Carbon Nanotubes Could Solve Overheating Problem for Next-Generation Computer Chips - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Carbon nanotubes could remove the speed limit on new computing devices
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