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Say Goodbye to Today's Technology

Say Goodbye to Today's Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the September-October 2013 issue of The Futurist, there is a thought-provoking feature in which 10 well-known futurists speculate about which technologies and/or cultural distinctions that we now know and love will...
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Neurons and Networks

(Visit: http://www.uctv.tv/) Are social networks like the human brain? Jeff Stibel, Chairman and CEO of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp, looks at the relat...
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A Decade of Field Robotics in Australia : Hugh Durrant-Whyte Summit June 17, 2013

Biography Hugh Durrant-Whyte received the B.Sc. in Nuclear Engineering from the University of London, U.K., in 1983, and the M.S.E. and Ph.D. degrees, both i...
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Chemists develop 'fresh, new' approach to making alloy nanomaterials

Chemists develop 'fresh, new' approach to making alloy nanomaterials | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chemists in The College of Arts and Sciences have figured out how to synthesize nanomaterials with stainless steel-like interfaces.
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NASA 'fire towers' in space watch for wildfires on the rise

NASA 'fire towers' in space watch for wildfires on the rise | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —The Black Forest wildfire this June was one of the most destructive in Colorado history, in terms of homes lost. It started close to houses and quickly spread through the ponderosa pine canopies on the rolling hills near Colorado Springs.
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33rd Square | Reproductive Cells on Demand

33rd Square | Reproductive Cells on Demand | leapmind | Scoop.it
Kyoto University researchers have illuminated factors driving primordial germ cell development. The research may lead to new reproductive treatments in the future.
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Professor emeritus Rodney Brooks refines the sequel to iRobot - MIT News Office

Professor emeritus Rodney Brooks refines the sequel to iRobot - MIT News Office | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rodney Brooks’ startup, Rethink Robotics, is producing robots that can adapt to manufacturing tasks and the factory environment.
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Panel Tastes Lab-Grown Burger Made of Cultured Beef and Backed by Sergey Brin

Panel Tastes Lab-Grown Burger Made of Cultured Beef and Backed by Sergey Brin | leapmind | Scoop.it
“If you were a hotdog, would ya eat yourself?” That’s Will Ferrell as Harry Caray contemplating some of life’s deeper ethical questions. Here’s another more realistic one, “If your ballpark burger were grown in a petri dish, would you eat it?
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Alcor Video Tour

http://www.singularityweblog.com/alcor-max-more/ Last month I had the privilege of visiting Max More at the Alcor Life Extension Foundation. Alcor is a non-p...
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YouTube founders take on Vine and Instagram with MixBit video app

YouTube founders take on Vine and Instagram with MixBit video app | leapmind | Scoop.it
YouTube founders are back with a new video app, and they're challenging Vine and Instagram .
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Basic Income Plan: a thought experiment

Basic Income Plan: a thought experiment | leapmind | Scoop.it
A basic income (also called basic income guarantee, unconditional basic income, universal basic income or citizen’s income) is a proposed system of social security that regularly provides each citizen with a sum of money unconditionally.
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Her - Trailer (HD)

Follow below for the latest movie trailers, reviews and more: http://www.facebook.com/TheFilmStage http://www.twitter.com/TheFilmStage
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How Facebook Can Avoid a Slow, Painful Death | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

How Facebook Can Avoid a Slow, Painful Death | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Studying biological systems is perhaps the best way to understand the complex networks that humanity has created. All successful networks go through a breakpoint — a point in time where growth stops.
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Finland team has bed sensor to measure sleep

Finland team has bed sensor to measure sleep | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A $149 consumer version of a sleep-tracking system, consisting of both sensor and smartphone app, is aiming for funding via a campaign on the crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo.
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It's the 21st century – why are we working so much?

It's the 21st century – why are we working so much? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Owen Hatherley: The right calls for hard work, the left for more jobs. The dream of mechanisation leading to shorter working hours seems forgotten
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Mystery particle could shrink your hard drive to the size of a peanut - NBC News.com

Mystery particle could shrink your hard drive to the size of a peanut - NBC News.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
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33rd Square | Hyperloop - What Will It Be?

33rd Square | Hyperloop - What Will It Be? | leapmind | Scoop.it
With all of the rumors and buildup to the Hyperloop announcement from Elon Musk next week, designer Matt Carragher has shared with us an infographic describing what the system might actually be.
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When you're being tracked by a smart trashcan, shouldn't you have to opt in first?

When you're being tracked by a smart trashcan, shouldn't you have to opt in first? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A London startup called Renew is using Wi-Fi-equipped recycling bins to track the smartphones that pass by on the street. The legality of this is questionable, particularly as there’s no opt-in.
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Researchers extend human epigenomic map

Researchers extend human epigenomic map | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ten years ago, scientists announced the end of the Human Genome Project, the international attempt to learn which combination of four nucleotides—adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine—is unique to homo sapien DNA.
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The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 2)

The world according to Itskov: Futurists convene at GF2045 (Part 2) | leapmind | Scoop.it
As many Phys.org readers undoubtedly know, Einstein famously said that imagination is more important than knowledge – but there's more to it. The full quote reads: I believe in intuition and inspiration.
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Rialto, CA Police Made to Wear Cameras, Use of Force Drops by Over Two-Thirds - informationliberation

Rialto, CA Police Made to Wear Cameras, Use of Force Drops by Over Two-Thirds - informationliberation | leapmind | Scoop.it
The news you're not supposed to know...
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A Material That Could Make Solar Power “Dirt Cheap” | MIT Technology Review

A Material That Could Make Solar Power “Dirt Cheap” | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers discover that a material known for a hundred years could lower the cost of solar power.
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IBM Develops Programming Language Inspired By The Human Brain

IBM Develops Programming Language Inspired By The Human Brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM has developed a programming language for tomorrows cognitive computers.
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IBM researchers get closer to brain-like computing

IBM researchers get closer to brain-like computing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at IBM built a simulator for a brain-like computing network and developed a programming language and applications to execute on it.
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