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When are we going to learn to trust robots?

When are we going to learn to trust robots? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new robot highlights the challenges of designing a machine that people actually want to have around.
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Could This Robot Save Your Job? : NPR

Could This Robot Save Your Job? : NPR | leapmind | Scoop.it
Baxter is billed by his makers as a "collaborative manufacturing robot." It can work alongside humans to do simple, repetitive tasks.
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Smart apps think (so you don't have to) - Computerworld

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Using Your Data for You

Using Your Data for You | leapmind | Scoop.it
As we all know, a lot of today's businesses have extensive data on us as consumers. Be it our favourite social network, the local supermarket or the bank.
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Phys.Org Mobile: Caltech engineers build self-healing electronic chips that repair themselves

Phys.Org Mobile: Caltech engineers build self-healing electronic chips that repair themselves | leapmind | Scoop.it
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IBM: Watson will eventually fit on a smartphone, diagnose illness - Computerworld

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Will anyone create a killer app for Google Glass? | KurzweilAI

Will anyone create a killer app for Google Glass? | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google's Glass Foundary hackathon Google is creating high expectations that Google Glass will become a mass-market device, MIT Technology Review
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Introducing the Nest Learning Thermostat

Meet Nest, the world's first Learning Thermostat. Nest learns from your temperature adjustments, programs itself to keep you comfortable, and guides you to e...
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WATCH: This New Car Will Brake Automatically For Cyclists

WATCH: This New Car Will Brake Automatically For Cyclists | leapmind | Scoop.it
Volvo has unveiled a new safety system where its cars will automatically brake for cyclists. The 'Cyclist Detection' system was unveiled and demonstrated at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show this week.
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Earth gets a rush of weekend asteroid visitors

Earth gets a rush of weekend asteroid visitors | leapmind | Scoop.it
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., March 9 - An asteroid as big as a city block shot relatively close by the Earth on Saturday, the latest in a series of visiting celestial objects including an asteroid the size of a bus that exploded over Russia last month,...
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Why Games Writing Has Never Been More Important - Or Accessible

Why Games Writing Has Never Been More Important - Or Accessible | leapmind | Scoop.it
Who writes video games? Fifteen years ago the answer wasn't obvious - with the odd exception it was usually a mix of coders, artists, marketing people and executives. Just not writers.
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Is Samsung Hamstrung By Over Expectation As Galaxy S4 Event Approaches? - Forbes

Is Samsung Hamstrung By Over Expectation As Galaxy S4 Event Approaches? - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
The unveiling of the Galaxy S4 has all the hallmarks of an Apple event, in their prime. But Samsung lacks Apple's credentials at this level of presentation. Will it end in tears?
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Facebook Edges Closer to Taking On Skype and Cellular Networks With New VOIP Calling Feature | MIT Technology Review

Facebook Edges Closer to Taking On Skype and Cellular Networks With New VOIP Calling Feature | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook users in Canada can use the company’s Android phone app to make free calls
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BCS South West - When Machines Think: A Quantification of Intelligence - November 2012

In 1997 Gary Kasparov was beaten by IBM Deep Blue and the world of chess was outraged. At the time 'sound-bites' included: 'something strange is going on; it...
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Soon You Will Interact With Computers Through Thought Alone

Soon You Will Interact With Computers Through Thought Alone | leapmind | Scoop.it
We can already paint pictures without lifting a finger.
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The Power of Digital Education | MIT Technology Review

The Power of Digital Education | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The War on Drugs: What’s the Point?

The War on Drugs: What’s the Point? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The moment one argues in favor of liberalizing drugs people accuse him of being a drug addict: i have not drugs, do not do drugs and do not intend to do drugs. I care for my brain.
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CYBORG FOUNDATION | Rafel Duran Torrent

CYBORG FOUNDATION is the Grand Jury Prize Winner of $100,000 in the $200,000 GE FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition announced at the 2013 Sundance Film Festi...
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IBM Watson Demo: Oncology Diagnosis and Treatment (8 min.)

The IBM Watson Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment Adviser demo was created in close collaboration with Memorial Sloan Kettering, one of the world's preeminent ca...
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Get Ready To Lose Your Job | TechCrunch

Get Ready To Lose Your Job | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
"Technological revolutions happen in two main phases: the installation phase and the deployment phase," observes Angel of the Year and new Andreessen Horowitz GP Chris Dixon, who says that the turning point between those phases for the Age of...
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Future Day - James Newton-Thomas - The Future of Work

Future Day - http://futureday.org Future Day Melbourne 2013 is a joint project of Amplify, Second Tree, Humanity+ and Singularity Summit AU. Address: Lev 4, ...
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Brain Map Proponents Explain Ultimate Goals Of Bold Plan

Brain Map Proponents Explain Ultimate Goals Of Bold Plan | leapmind | Scoop.it
By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 03/07/2013 02:07 PM EST on LiveScience Neuroscientists are pushing for a major project that would map the activity of the brain, potentially illuminating the causes of depression,...
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To every manufacturer that dubs a feature innovative

To every manufacturer that dubs a feature innovative | leapmind | Scoop.it
Take a hike. You know what's innovative? DOS. Binary. The light bulb. Camouflage. A diaper. Catnip. The color Orange. A 1.6-liter V6 producing 600+whp. You know what's not innovative? A plate. Potato.
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Yes, Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs Now What?

Yes, Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs Now What? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Yes, Robots Are Coming for Our Jobs Now What?
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NYT: Reality TV for the Red Planet

NYT: Reality TV for the Red Planet | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Dutch entrepreneur's financial plan for a colony on Mars is based on selling the television rights to cover the project every step of the way.
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