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Farms of the Future Will Run on Robots and Drones — NOVA Next | PBS

Farms of the Future Will Run on Robots and Drones — NOVA Next | PBS | leapmind | Scoop.it
Advances in robotics, automation, and sensor networks are making farms more productive than ever.
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Sci-fi inspired MultiPass lands on earth

Sci-fi inspired MultiPass lands on earth | leapmind | Scoop.it
The '23rd-century' hi-tech ID travelcard MultiPass, named after The Fifth Element, is very much here and now
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Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—and They Still Don't Work Today

Lectures Didn't Work in 1350—and They Still Don't Work Today | leapmind | Scoop.it
A conversation with David Thornburg about designing a better classroom
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If this doesn't terrify you... Google's computers OUTWIT their humans

If this doesn't terrify you... Google's computers OUTWIT their humans | leapmind | Scoop.it
'Deep learning' clusters crack coding problems their top engineers can't
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DNA Sequencing Is Moving to the Cloud

DNA Sequencing Is Moving to the Cloud | leapmind | Scoop.it
In October, an ambitious, collaborative genetic research program based at Baylor University became the largest cloud-based genomic research project to date, by its own account.
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Will It Take The Singularity To Save The Planet?

Will It Take The Singularity To Save The Planet? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The melding of man and machine is not only an imaginable future it may be the key to sustainable and healthy living on an overcrowded planet.
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Moto G could change cheap phones for the better

Moto G could change cheap phones for the better | leapmind | Scoop.it
Prior to the iPhone 5C's announcement, we'd convinced ourselves a cheap premium-style smartphone was a good thing, and were a little disappointed. Now, thanks to Motorola and Google, the Moto G is here, and it's exactly what we wanted.
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Tracked Since Birth: The Rise Of Extreme Baby Monitoring

Tracked Since Birth: The Rise Of Extreme Baby Monitoring | leapmind | Scoop.it
Does tracking a baby's every movement cry and wet diaper mean happier parents and healthier infants or are we turning our kids into Tamagotchis for no...
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Aging really is 'in your head' - NewsFix.ca

Aging really is 'in your head' - NewsFix.ca | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists answer hotly debated questions about how calorie restriction delays aging process Among scientists, the role of proteins called sirtuins in enhancing longevity has been hotly debated, driven by contradictory results from many different...
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Data Mining, Meaningful Use, Secondary Use, & Potential Misuse of Electronic Health Records

Data Mining, Meaningful Use, Secondary Use, & Potential Misuse of Electronic Health Records | leapmind | Scoop.it
Healthcare providers are establishing electronic health record (EHR) systems at an astonishing rate, due in part to the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act.
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Google Finally Gets Legal OK to Scan the World’s Books | MIT Technology Review

Google Finally Gets Legal OK to Scan the World’s Books | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Larry Page’s dream of making it possilbe to search every book ever published is revived by a court ruling on copyright.
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Underwater Drones Gather Data at Sea

Subscribe on YouTube: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Underwater drones are changing the way scientists study the sea. Read the related story here: http://nyti.ms/1aCGN...
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Solve for X: Rob McGinnis on global water scarcity

Solve for X is a forum to encourage and amplify technology-based moonshot thinking and teamwork. http://www.wesolveforx.com http://goo.gl/T3qQo Global water ...
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Accelerating human invention with all the computers you'll ever need

Accelerating human invention with all the computers you'll ever need | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cycle Computing CEO Jason Stowe dives deep into the economic and innovative benefits of running massive scientific workloads in the cloud.
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Widening gap between those who use the internet and those who don’t | Impact Lab

Widening gap between those who use the internet and those who don’t | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
15% of Americans older than 18 don’t use the Internet. Jim Crawford, sixty-three years old and retired from a career as a welder, doesn’t have much use
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US Army robots will outnumber human soldiers 10 to 1 by 2023

US Army robots will outnumber human soldiers 10 to 1 by 2023 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Talking at a US Army demonstration of autonomous weaponized robots at Fort Benning, Georgia, experts said that "ten years from now, there will probably be one soldier for every 10 robots.
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Elementary, Watson: The Rise of the Anthropomorphic Machine

Eric Siegel never thought he would experience a machine acting in a way that he would subjectively consider to be intelligent. IBM's Watson, however, changed...
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Transhumanist Nikola Danaylov Faces Tragedy with Resolve

Transhumanist Nikola Danaylov Faces Tragedy with Resolve | leapmind | Scoop.it
How does a transhumanist cope with three close family deaths in three weeks?
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Flexible Mobile Devices Get a Flexible Battery Made From Nanotubes - IEEE Spectrum

Flexible Mobile Devices Get a Flexible Battery Made From Nanotubes - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using standard electrochemical processes, carbon nanotube-enabled flexible battery can be made to any size
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Quantum 'world record' smashed

Quantum 'world record' smashed | leapmind | Scoop.it
A fragile quantum memory state persists at room temperature for a record 39 minutes - overcoming a barrier to ultrafast computers.
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Is your job under threat from ROBOTS?

Is your job under threat from ROBOTS? | leapmind | Scoop.it
According to artificial intelligence expert Andrew Anderson from Milton Keynes, machines can already automate tasks and learn to make decisions like humans.
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IBM to Announce More Powerful Watson via the Internet

IBM to Announce More Powerful Watson via the Internet | leapmind | Scoop.it
Companies, academics and individual software developers will be able to use Watson at a small fraction of the previous cost.
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New life found on plastic waste gives rise to the 'plastisphere'

New life found on plastic waste gives rise to the 'plastisphere' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tons of plastic floats in the oceans, and it's covered in microscopic life. But a new study reveals plastic-loving species that have never been seen before, and ecosystems entirely new to science.
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