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A smart-object recognition algorithm that doesn’t need humans | KurzweilAI

A smart-object recognition algorithm that doesn’t need humans | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Credit: BYU Photo) BYU engineer Dah-Jye Lee has created an algorithm that can accurately identify objects in images or video sequences --- without human
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Jarvis: The new wearable gadget that isn’t getting enough attention | Impact Lab

Jarvis: The new wearable gadget that isn’t getting enough attention | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Jarvis smart earbuds Wearable gadgets like Google Glass, fitness trackers and smartwatches are getting a lot of press these days, but there's another kind of
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When Will Genomics Cure Cancer?

When Will Genomics Cure Cancer? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A conversation with the biogeneticist Eric S. Lander about how genetic advances are transforming medical treatment
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Blindness Cure Could Be On The Way: Gene Therapy May Someday Treat All Types Of Vision Loss

Blindness Cure Could Be On The Way: Gene Therapy May Someday Treat All Types Of Vision Loss | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers from Oxford University have developed a blindness cure based off of a gene therapy treatment where the copy of a faulty gene is injected directly into the eye's damaged cells.
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33rd Square | Facebook's New Head of Artificial Intelligence

33rd Square | Facebook's New Head of Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook wants to be a leader in artificial intelligence, speech recognition and machine learning, and recently hired New York University's Yann LeCun to head up these efforts.
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Boosting intelligence through embryo screening with sequencing analysis for intelligence genes would also increase economic output, reduce crime, unemployment and poverty in the next generation

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European civil rights groups join forces to defend net neutrality | PCWorld

European civil rights groups join forces to defend net neutrality | PCWorld | leapmind | Scoop.it
The matter is urgent because the current draft regulation is on a tight timeline, the groups said
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Elon Musk’s five insights into solar energy

Elon Musk’s five insights into solar energy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Elon Musk has built SolarCity into a company that's poised for tremendous growth.
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t1solarsystem's curator insight, January 17, 2014 12:51 AM
Tier One Solar LLC | Solar Energy Services in San Diego County, Residential Energy solutions | Tier one Solar | Tier one Solar
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Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For | leapmind | Scoop.it
Guaranteed jobs, universal basic incomes, public finance and more
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Graphene-based solar cell hits record 15.6 percent efficiency

Graphene-based solar cell hits record 15.6 percent efficiency | leapmind | Scoop.it
In 2012 researchers reported an efficiency record of 8.6 percent for a prototype solar cell consisting of a wafer of silicon coated with a layer of graphene...
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Why 'Her' Is the Best Movie Ever Made About the Singularity

Why 'Her' Is the Best Movie Ever Made About the Singularity | leapmind | Scoop.it
Spike Jonze movie 'Her' shows us a film about a man in love with his computer, but it's really the best look we've ever had at the Singularity.
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Amazon plans to ship your packages before you even buy them

Amazon plans to ship your packages before you even buy them | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drawing on its massive store of customer data, Amazon plans on shipping you items it thinks you'll like before you click the purchase button. The company today gained a new patent for "anticipatory...
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B2C Europe's curator insight, February 3, 2014 5:41 AM

Massive volumes handled by Amazon with this new delivery system allow it to offset returns costs probably generated afterwards by a likely substantial increase in sales.

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From Bittorrent: A Way to Sync Your Files without Entrusting Them to the Cloud | MIT Technology Review

From Bittorrent: A Way to Sync Your Files without Entrusting Them to the Cloud | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The company behind the Bittorrent protocol is working on software that can replicate most features of file-synching services without handing your data to cloud servers.
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The Mars Underground City [Full Documentary] - YouTube

An amazing Documentary on the Underground City on Mars. Want to lose fat fast after Christmas? http://www.fatloss-fast.com The biggest secret of the Internet...
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Rewinding to Betamax: The path to consumers’ “right to record”

Rewinding to Betamax: The path to consumers’ “right to record” | leapmind | Scoop.it
30 years ago today, a landmark ruling set technology free.
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Governments warned: Robots may take half our jobs in 20 years, so prepare for revolution | The Raw Story

Governments warned: Robots may take half our jobs in 20 years, so prepare for revolution | The Raw Story | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels | TechCrunch

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
This isn't Google Glass in a contact lens, but it may just be Google's first step in this direction. The company's Google X lab just teased a smart contact..
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Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up | Machines Like Us

Renewable chemical ready for biofuels scale-up | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using a plant-derived chemical, Univ.
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Hackers And Spambots Are Going After Your Fridges and Smart TVs Now | TechCrunch

Hackers And Spambots Are Going After Your Fridges and Smart TVs Now | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
There are plenty of good reasons you might want an Internet-enabled smart refrigerator. Your friends will constantly tell you that you’re from the future!..
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New Marriages May Sharply Decline in Coming Transhumanist Era

New Marriages May Sharply Decline in Coming Transhumanist Era | leapmind | Scoop.it
While many in the world may not realize this, civilization is on verge of the greatest change it has ever known. Entire social systems and institutions may soon become obsolete, nonfunctional, and even unsafe.
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The End Of Anonymity

The End Of Anonymity | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology that matches faces to names can already single out criminals. What happens when it can identify anyone?
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How Information Flows During Emergencies | MIT Technology Review

How Information Flows During Emergencies | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mining the mobile phone data from 10 million people over 4 years reveals the subtle changes that occur in the flow of information when disaster strikes, say network scientists.
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