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Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. The second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease.
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Technology’s Threat to the Future of Sports – Part 1

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » Technology’s Threat to the Future of Sports – Part 1 | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The power grid of the future will be controlled by neurons in a Petri dish | ExtremeTech

The power grid of the future will be controlled by neurons in a Petri dish | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
If researchers at Clemson University and the Georgia Institute of Technology have their way, the power grid of tomorrow will be governed by a network of living neurons, grown in a Petri dish, and attached to a computer.
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Energy Breakthrough - Wonder solar material is cheap, efficient, naturally abundant, thin, non-toxic, etc.

Energy Breakthrough - Wonder solar material is cheap, efficient, naturally abundant, thin, non-toxic, etc. | leapmind | Scoop.it
A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material points the way to potentially providing sustainable power cheaper, more efficiently, and requiring less manufacturing time. It also...
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From Star Trek to Siri: How the Machine-Reading Revolution will dictate the future

From Star Trek to Siri: How the Machine-Reading Revolution will dictate the future | leapmind | Scoop.it
When IBM's Watson system defeated the human champion on "Jeopardy!" in February 2011, it surprised the world with its unprecedented command of a vast array of facts, puns, and clever questions.
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The Artificial Intelligence Arms Race in Silicon Valley Is On

The Artificial Intelligence Arms Race in Silicon Valley Is On | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook just hired machine-learning pioneer Yann LeCun to run its newly created artificial intelligence lab.
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Freakishly realistic telemarketing robots are denying they're robots

Freakishly realistic telemarketing robots are denying they're robots | leapmind | Scoop.it
This is how it starts, people. First we get our chatbots to sound and act realistic — and then we get them to convince everyone they're actually human.
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60 Years Later, Facebook Heralds New Dawn for Artificial Intelligence | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

60 Years Later, Facebook Heralds New Dawn for Artificial Intelligence | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Yann LeCun, the new artificial intelligence guru at Facebok. Photo: Josh Valcarcel/WIRED Yann LeCun -- the NYU professor who was just hired to run Face
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THE US 20: Twenty Huge Trends That Will Dominate America's Future

THE US 20: Twenty Huge Trends That Will Dominate America's Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
The 2013 list includes two new geographic centers of the American economy, evolving patterns of relationships, robots, and the changing energy landscape.
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10 technology predictions for 2014 | Impact Lab

10 technology predictions for 2014 | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
How will technology play out in 2014? Silicon Valley may again need to watch out for Microsoft, cheap smartphones will hit markets, and the Edward Snowden
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Morgan Stanley predict trillions in savings by switching to driverless cars

Morgan Stanley predict trillions in savings by switching to driverless cars | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the best part of 130 years the automotive industry has been a force for innovation and economic growth. Now, in the early decades of the 21st century, the pace of innovation is speeding up and ...
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Sexting Comes to Instagram

Sexting Comes to Instagram | leapmind | Scoop.it
Instagram's private messaging service, Instagram Direct, is finally here. Why, though, with so many photo-messaging apps at our fingertips already, would you use a private channel for your filtered, edited, and enhanced brunches and sunsets?
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Sapphire & Phillips 66 Embark on Algae Partnership

Sapphire & Phillips 66 Embark on Algae Partnership | leapmind | Scoop.it
Algae-based Sapphire Energy and Phillips 66 have announced a joint development agreement with the goal of taking production of algae crude oil to commercial scale production. The companies will wor...
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Would you take smart drugs to perform better at work?

Would you take smart drugs to perform better at work? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drugs that boost brainpower are increasingly being taken by healthy people to study or work harder. Could this become the norm, or a condition of employment?
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Mind Reading, Cyborgs, And Fusion: What DARPA Wants Young Scientists To Work On

Mind Reading, Cyborgs, And Fusion: What DARPA Wants Young Scientists To Work On | leapmind | Scoop.it
Want a glimpse into the future of science Check out the application areas for the young faculty awards at the Defense Department's crazy research arm.
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Google sets aside Hong Kong data center plans. Here's why that's a bit odd

Google sets aside Hong Kong data center plans. Here's why that's a bit odd | leapmind | Scoop.it
While Google might be retreating on data center construction plans in Hong Kong, the search and cloud giant's infrastructure growth has been steady and considerable. Expect that to continue.
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Ceiling microphones and inner-body microchips: Google engineer predicts company’s next steps

Google has put supercomputers in the pockets of millions of Americans and plans to have self-driving cars soon navigating the nation’s roads. Naturally, the tech giant says they’ll next have cloud-connected microphones inside ceilings everywhere.
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Humanity Enhanced: A Conversation with Ray Kurzweil at Techonomy 2012

Author, inventor, and futurist Ray Kurzweil talks with Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick at the Techonomy 2012 conference in Tucson, Ariz. For full transcr...
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What the terrifying future of a drone police force would look like

Let's face it. If you believe that Amazon can realize the awesomeness that is drone delivery, you should halfway fear a future of an overbearing police drone force monitoring us.
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Future of surveillance: a world that anticipates our every move

Future of surveillance: a world that anticipates our every move | leapmind | Scoop.it
What kind of privacy will be left for humans in a future world of ubiquitous computing, with sensors everywhere, and with algorithms that draw alarmingly reliable inferences about our intentions and plans?
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Rethinking the Idea of a Basic Income for All

Rethinking the Idea of a Basic Income for All | leapmind | Scoop.it
Providing every American a basic income is again being debated, and is finding support even from a libertarian perspective, an economist writes.
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Mars Colony Project Unveils 1st Private Robotic Mission to Red Planet

Mars Colony Project Unveils 1st Private Robotic Mission to Red Planet | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mars One, the nonprofit foundation that plans to send astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has secured suppliers for its first mission to the Red Planet. The foundation has picked Lockheed Martin to design its unmanned vehicles.
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