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Ford’s amazing new tech: Park your car from outside the car | ExtremeTech

Ford’s amazing new tech: Park your car from outside the car | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ford has two new technologies: one for push-button parking, and one for avoiding (not just braking for) cars and pedestrians. No wonder Microsoft wants Ford's CEO.
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Biology is the new software (Wired UK)

Biology is the new software (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Autodesk makes applications to help designers model a 3D world. But as biotech advances, it has embarked on a new mission: build tools that let us control DNA itself
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Fusion milestone passed at US lab

Fusion milestone passed at US lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at a US lab have passed a crucial milestone on the way to their ultimate goal of achieving self-sustaining nuclear fusion.
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Are the American people obsolete?

Are the American people obsolete? | leapmind | Scoop.it
The richest few don't need the rest of us as markets, soldiers or police anymore. Maybe we should all emigrate
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Einstein's Corpus Callosum Explains His Genius-Level Intellect

Einstein's Corpus Callosum Explains His Genius-Level Intellect | leapmind | Scoop.it
Einstein was undoubtedly one of the most influential physicists of all time, advancing concepts in quantum physics and gaining enormous notoriety for his theory of relativity. Einstein was also a k...
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Our Phones Are Starting to Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves, Thank Goodness | Big Think TV | Big Think

Our Phones Are Starting to Know Us Better Than We Know Ourselves, Thank Goodness | Big Think TV | Big Think | leapmind | Scoop.it
Data exhaust could save your life.
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Swiss to vote on $2,800 monthly income for all adults

Swiss to vote on $2,800 monthly income for all adults | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a move to combat growing pay inequality, Swiss citizens will vote on whether to give every adult in Switzerland a basic income.
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How Engineered Stem Cells May Enable Youthful Immortality - 1 - Life Extension

How Engineered Stem Cells May Enable Youthful Immortality - 1 - Life Extension | leapmind | Scoop.it
doctors to inject progenitor cells that will regenerate every tissue in your body, a handful of molecules can effectively restore aged somatic cells back to pluripotency.
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33rd Square | IBM Teaming Up With Universities To Advance Cognitive Computing

33rd Square | IBM Teaming Up With Universities To Advance Cognitive Computing | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM is working to extend the capabilities of cognitive computing systems like Watson, and is engaging the support of four university research programs to help.
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IBM's Breakthrough: Watson May Help Beat Cancer

May 23 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg Television looks at the potential medical uses for IBM's "Watson" supercomputer. (Source: Bloomberg) -- Subscribe to Bloomber...
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New kind of microscope uses neutrons

New kind of microscope uses neutrons | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at MIT, working with partners at NASA, have developed a new concept for a microscope that would use neutrons—subatomic particles with no electrical charge—instead of beams of light or electrons to create high-resolution images.
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Sex Toy Story: Jimmyjane’s Ethan Imboden Wants to Make Vibrators as Common as iPhones

Sex Toy Story: Jimmyjane’s Ethan Imboden Wants to Make Vibrators as Common as iPhones | leapmind | Scoop.it
In an interview with AllThingsD, Jimmyjane founder Ethan Imboden talks about differences between designing a cellphone and sex toys, and the mainstreaming of high-tech vibrators.
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Samsung Promises Flex-Screen Phone by the End of the Year

Samsung Promises Flex-Screen Phone by the End of the Year | leapmind | Scoop.it
After first promising it as early as 2009, Samsung said recently that it will introduce a curved-screen smartphone in the coming months.
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Continuous Monitoring Contact Lenses - A Moonshot Proposal > ENGINEERING.com

Continuous Monitoring Contact Lenses - A Moonshot Proposal > ENGINEERING.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Babak Parviz presents his solution to continuous body monitoring using innovations in miniaturization and advances sensors.
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India seeks to regulate booming surrogacy industry | Impact Lab

India seeks to regulate booming surrogacy industry | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
India's booming surrogacy industry sees thousands of infertile couples hire the wombs of local women to carry their embryos through to birth. British
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Top 10 stealth economic trends that are changing the world | Impact Lab

Top 10 stealth economic trends that are changing the world | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cheap solar is a new trend changing the world. It’s hard to keep up with what's going on in the world these days. Some facts are familiar to anyone who
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Skynet, HAL, the MCP: Artificial Intelligence Near, Not So Scary | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Skynet, HAL, the MCP: Artificial Intelligence Near, Not So Scary | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Image: jeffedoe/Flickr As a culture, we don't have a lot of warm fuzzy feelings when we contemplate a future in which artificially intelligent machines
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New Answer from IBM's Watson: A Recipe for Swiss-Thai Fusion Quiche | MIT Technology Review

New Answer from IBM's Watson: A Recipe for Swiss-Thai Fusion Quiche | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
As IBM launches research collaboration with four universities and institutes, it shows how Watson can build recipes.
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Google in Jeopardy: What If IBM's Watson Dethroned the King of Search? | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Google in Jeopardy: What If IBM's Watson Dethroned the King of Search? | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Photo: Sam Gustin / WIRED Remember Watson, IBM?s Jeopardy champion? A couple years ago, Watson beat the top two human champions Ken Jennings and Brad R
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BBC World News Impact - Interview Dr Mark Sagar Baby X

Meet the interactive baby avatar - Academy Award winner Dr Mark Sagar unveils his latest project on BBC World News Impact Programme. BBC Presenter Lucy Hocki...
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Edge-of-space planes to free-up congested skies

Edge-of-space planes to free-up congested skies | leapmind | Scoop.it
As airspace gets more and more congested, Virgin Galactic ex-president Will Whitehorn says everything from how high we fly to air-traffic control must change.
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DNA nanotechnology opens new path to super-high-resolution molecular imaging : Wyss Institute at Harvard

DNA nanotechnology opens new path to super-high-resolution molecular imaging : Wyss Institute at Harvard | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wyss Institute at Harvard
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A universal flu vaccine may be possible in five years | Impact Lab

A universal flu vaccine may be possible in five years | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nobody enjoys getting the flu. Almost everyone has had to deal with the flu sometime in their lives. Flu viruses are almost impossible to avoid, since the
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Contrary to what you’ve heard, Android is almost impenetrable to malware

Contrary to what you’ve heard, Android is almost impenetrable to malware | leapmind | Scoop.it
Until now, Google hasn’t talked about malware on Android because it did not have the data or analytic platform to back its security claims.
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