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This Scientific Discovery Could Lead To The Fountain Of Youth

This Scientific Discovery Could Lead To The Fountain Of Youth | leapmind | Scoop.it
It took four years and thousands of tissue samples to develop but Steve Horvaths new biological clock just might extend your life.
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UW Professors Develop Electrical and Computer Engineering High Performance Cluster | News | University of Wyoming

UW Professors Develop Electrical and Computer Engineering High Performance Cluster | News | University of Wyoming | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Futurescape: Computer Chips in Your Brain : Video : Science Channel

Futurescape: Computer Chips in Your Brain : Video : Science Channel | leapmind | Scoop.it
Imagine a world where information can be downloaded straight to your brain. It's not as unrealistic as you might think.
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What will the future be like? – Future Dimensions – Aeon Film

What will the future be like? – Future Dimensions – Aeon Film | leapmind | Scoop.it
What will the future be like? Welcome to a world of existential threats, philosophers and clever robots
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33rd Square | Volition as a Key To Artificial General Intelligence

33rd Square | Volition as a Key To Artificial General Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Volition, like intelligence, is an element of interest and utility to both philosophers and researchers in artificial intelligence. Could looking at the biological roots of volition help define a way to approach artificial general intelligence?
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Risk Aversion in Transhumanism

Risk Aversion in Transhumanism | leapmind | Scoop.it
For the vast majority of people today, who have accepted the inevitability of their death in a few decades or years (and are sometimes derogatorily referred to as "deathists" by transhumanists), death is not nearly as great a loss to them as it...
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Can Artificial Meat Save The World?

Can Artificial Meat Save The World? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Traditional chicken, beef, and pork production devours resources and creates waste. Meat-free meat might be the solution.
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So It Begins: Darpa Sets Out to Make Computers That Can Teach Themselves | Danger Room | Wired.com

So It Begins: Darpa Sets Out to Make Computers That Can Teach Themselves | Danger Room | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Pentagon's blue-sky researchers are eying computers that can learn on their own, which could make for some advanced new smart machines -- which are simple enough for non-experts to use as well.
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Developing a Fax Machine to Copy Life on Mars

Developing a Fax Machine to Copy Life on Mars | leapmind | Scoop.it
DNA sequencing and DNA synthesis are becoming faster and cheaper, and J. Craig Venter wants to use the technology to bring Martian life to Earth.
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Decoupling Growth From Energy and Carbon

Decoupling Growth From Energy and Carbon | leapmind | Scoop.it
Is it possible to grow an economy without increasing pollution? Without increasing resource use? As I've posted, Americans already use less oil and less water than in previous decades.
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The Big Business of Neo-Humanity

The Big Business of Neo-Humanity | leapmind | Scoop.it
At the tender age of 32, Dmitry Itskov is not yet a billionaire, although a lot of respected news outlets think otherwise. He is a millionaire many times over—a survivor of the dot-com bubble who made his fortune building a media empire in Russia.
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Inception: Lucid Dreaming as Radical Life Extension

Inception: Lucid Dreaming as Radical Life Extension | leapmind | Scoop.it
I teach a course on science fiction and futurism. As a result, sci-fi ideas often influence my transhumanist essays for the IEET. This essay is no exception.
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A Chinese Province Is Trying to Solve Its Labor Problems With Robots

A Chinese Province Is Trying to Solve Its Labor Problems With Robots | leapmind | Scoop.it
To combat a waning labor force, one Chinese province is employing robots millions of robots.
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The Future of Medicine: 6 New Technologies Transforming the Field

The Future of Medicine: 6 New Technologies Transforming the Field | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Future of Medicine: 5 New Technologies Transforming the Field
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Thirty (Plus) Ways The Internet of Things is Changing The World | World Future Society

Thirty (Plus) Ways The Internet of Things is Changing The World | World Future Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
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The check is in the mail

The check is in the mail | leapmind | Scoop.it
WHAT if America were to scrap all its anti-poverty programmes—welfare, food stamps, unemployment benefits, the works—and replace them with an unconditional basic...
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A New Kind of Food Science: How IBM Is Using Big Data to Invent Creative Recipes - Wired Science

A New Kind of Food Science: How IBM Is Using Big Data to Invent Creative Recipes - Wired Science | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Young and Educated in Europe, but Desperate for Jobs

Young and Educated in Europe, but Desperate for Jobs | leapmind | Scoop.it
High unemployment in countries like Spain, Portugal and Greece is hitting young people hardest as they take jobs below their skill level and seek work abroad.
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IBM looks past Watson, taps Nvidia Tesla graphics to speed Power servers | PCWorld

IBM looks past Watson, taps Nvidia Tesla graphics to speed Power servers | PCWorld | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM achieved a computing breakthrough when the Watson supercomputer outperformed humans in game show
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Accuracy, Semantic Understanding, & Intelligent Assistants

Gain an understanding of semantic understanding and learn how intelligent assistants will increase their accuracy over the next few years. TRANSCRIPT: The ot...
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Cause Analytics: Keeping your job in the technology race

Cause Analytics: Keeping your job in the technology race | leapmind | Scoop.it
Creativity and social intelligence will be needed to adapt to an increasingly automated and unequal world.
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Reversing Heart Disease

This video, narrated by actor Edward James Olmos, describes the process that causes heart disease and highlights a promising intervention that SENS Research ...
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Tomorrow's Rechargeable Batteries Might Never Wear Out

Tomorrow's Rechargeable Batteries Might Never Wear Out | leapmind | Scoop.it
The problem with lithium ion batteries is that the more discharge cycles you put them through, the less efficient the negative electrode becomes at holding electrons.
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U.S. quest for 5X battery boost seeks 'game-changing' tech

U.S. quest for 5X battery boost seeks 'game-changing' tech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A year ago, the U.S. Department of Energy unveiled a $120 million plan to develop technology that can radically extend battery life, with a target date of 2017. The research effort is making progress.
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