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Big Data's Biggest Challenge? Convincing People NOT to Trust Their Judgment

Big Data's Biggest Challenge? Convincing People NOT to Trust Their Judgment | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the amount of data goes up, the importance of human judgment should go down.
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: A New Cell Therapy

GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: A New Cell Therapy | leapmind | Scoop.it
In this literature review, learn how researchers generated tumor-targeted human T lymphocytes from iPSCs for cancer therapy.
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Graphene: Potential of one carbon atom-thick wonder material has not escaped industry's radar - The Almagest

Graphene: Potential of one carbon atom-thick wonder material has not escaped industry's radar - The Almagest | leapmind | Scoop.it
Graphene FET Flagship is an ambitious European project focused on the eponymous new wonder material. Graphene, a one-atom thick layer of carbon, is light, transparent and strong, whose characteristics have yet to be fully discovered.
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What Qatar will look like in 2050? | Impact Lab

What Qatar will look like in 2050? | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Welcome to Doha at its 21st century ‘knowledge economy’ zenith. By 2050 what will Qatar look like? A semi-fictional vision presented by Barry Mansfield
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Laptop Chargers a Quarter the Size | MIT Technology Review

Laptop Chargers a Quarter the Size | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new kind of power adapter is barely bigger than a plug.
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21-year-old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia (exclusive)

21-year-old coder gets $500K to improve access to health care in Asia (exclusive) | leapmind | Scoop.it
VentureBeat exclusively learned that the startup raised its funding from Singapore's National Research Foundation, which offers financing to brilliant young scientists and researchers.
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8 Awesome Tech Trends Spike Jonze invents for 'Her'

8 Awesome Tech Trends Spike Jonze invents for 'Her' | leapmind | Scoop.it
We explore the many new ideas Spike Jonze presents in his new movie 'Her,' which stars Joaquin Phoenix as a man who falls in love with an artificially intelligent operating system.
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Algorithms Won’t Replace Managers, But Will Change Everything About What They Do

Algorithms Won’t Replace Managers, But Will Change Everything About What They Do | leapmind | Scoop.it
Economist Tyler Cowen on machine intelligence and the age of the manager.
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Israeli Researcher Discovers Protein That Could Replace Conventional Antibiotics And Kill Bacteria

Israeli Researcher Discovers Protein That Could Replace Conventional Antibiotics And Kill Bacteria | leapmind | Scoop.it
In various research centers around the world, there's a microscopic war raging: The one between constantly evolving bacteria and modern medicine. A recent breakthrough from Tel Aviv University may have given the latter a new edge.
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Data brokers won’t even tell the government how it uses, sells your data

Data brokers won’t even tell the government how it uses, sells your data | leapmind | Scoop.it
They do disclose consumer types like "credit reliant" and "resilient renter."
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MILES HIGH ULTIMA TOWER: Vertical Eco City Works Like a Tree

MILES HIGH ULTIMA TOWER: Vertical Eco City Works Like a Tree | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Ultima Tower – a 2-mile high Mt Doom-esque structure - borrows design principles from trees and other living ystem to reduce its energy footprint.
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Gray Scott - Digital Immortality - Serious Wonder - YouTube

Gray Scott, futurist philosopher talks about DIGITAL IMMORTALITY for www.SeriousWonder.com More at www.GrayScott.com
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Emerging Space Race: Could The New Space Race Boost Commercial Space Flights?

Emerging Space Race: Could The New Space Race Boost Commercial Space Flights? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new space race appears to be budding with China, India, and Russia vying for the title.
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3D printing becomes a solid reality

3D printing becomes a solid reality | leapmind | Scoop.it
Siemens will start printing spare parts for gas turbines, becoming one of the first global manufacturers to routinely produce metal products using the innovative 3-D technology. The FT reports.
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Target data theft: worrying sign of cyber thieves' sophistication

Target data theft: worrying sign of cyber thieves' sophistication | leapmind | Scoop.it
Retailers like Target would likely have passed a number of cyber-security audits for their systems, experts say, but cyber thieves' sophistication is growing to surmount improved defenses.
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New genetic clues for arthritis

New genetic clues for arthritis | leapmind | Scoop.it
An international team of researchers have found more than 40 new areas in DNA that increase the risk of rheumatoid arthritis.
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Epigenetics enigma resolved | Machines Like Us

Epigenetics enigma resolved | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have obtained the first detailed molecular structure of a member of the Tet family of enzymes.
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How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way

How To Take Care of Your Smartphone Battery the Right Way | leapmind | Scoop.it
Your smartphone is a minor miracle, a pocket-sized computer that can fulfill almost every whim. But none of its superpowers matter a bit if it runs out of juice.
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The 10 Most Interesting Things People Said About the Future in 2013

The 10 Most Interesting Things People Said About the Future in 2013 | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s the end of the year, which means it’s prediction season—when pundits put forth their perennial prognostications about all that shall be in the following 365 days and beyond.
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Google buys major military robot maker: Why does search giant want to be 'BigDog' of automation? - NBC News.com

Google buys major military robot maker: Why does search giant want to be 'BigDog' of automation? - NBC News.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google is on a robot shopping spree, and its recent purchase of a military robot maker has some wondering what exactly the company...
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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, December 23, 2013 9:48 PM

Para quienes creen que aun es ficción eso de la aparición y desarrollo de la industria de robots y androides, pero utilizados para el ámbito militar he aquí un ejemplo de lo que viene en este futuro inmediato: ¿advertencia o simple fiebre de ciencia ficción?

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Minimally Invasive Medical Technology – For the betterment of the human condition

Minimally Invasive Medical Technology – For the betterment of the human condition | leapmind | Scoop.it
‘This is 2013′, I had thought to myself. ‘There has to be a less primitive way… a less painful solution.’
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How Your Data Are Being Deeply Mined

by Alice E. Marwick

How Your Data Are Being Deeply Mined<br/><br/> by Alice E. Marwick | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using techniques ranging from supermarket loyalty cards to targeted advertising on Facebook, private companies systematically collect very personal information, from who you are, to what you do, to what you buy.
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Ray Kurzweil and Robert Freitas discuss nanotechnology - YouTube

http://foresight.org/ Robert A. Freitas Jr., J.D., published the first detailed technical design study of a medical nanorobot ever published in a peer-review...
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