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Predicting the Future By Mining Online News and Other Web Data | MIT Technology Review

Predicting the Future By Mining Online News and Other Web Data | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Prototype software can give early warnings of disease or violence outbreaks by spotting clues in news reports.
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Robot Economy Could Cause Up To 75 Percent Unemployment

Robot Economy Could Cause Up To 75 Percent Unemployment | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Associated Press has a 3-part series on one of the biggest questions business and society will face in coming years.


Are we prepared for a world where 50 to 75 percent of workers are unemployed?
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Nanoscale MRI being developed

Nanoscale MRI being developed | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Two independent groups of scientists in the U.S.
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Longevity Gene: Discovery opens the door to a potential 'molecular fountain of youth'

Longevity Gene: Discovery opens the door to a potential 'molecular fountain of youth' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers were able to turn back the molecular clock of blood stem cells of old mice by infusing them with a longevity gene.
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IBM ships Watson system to RPI researchers to develop new markets | KurzweilAI

IBM ships Watson system to RPI researchers to develop new markets | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM Research Scientist Dr. Chris Welty (left) and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute student Naveen Sundar discuss potential new ways the famous computer could
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Manufacturing Jobs and the Rise of the Machines

Manufacturing Jobs and the Rise of the Machines | leapmind | Scoop.it
The story of how technological progress is affecting employment — whether, in other words, the robots are eating our jobs — is clearly an important one. But who's telling it correctly?
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Talk at Borderlands Bookstore event in San Francisco: Max More and Natasha Vita-More on The Transhumanist Reader

Talk at Borderlands Bookstore event in San Francisco: Max More and Natasha Vita-More on The Transhumanist Reader | leapmind | Scoop.it
h+ Magazine is a new publication that covers technological, scientific, and cultural trends that are changing human beings in fundamental ways.
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Mind-Boggling Future

Mind-Boggling Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
Five possibilities in what promises to be a mind-boggling future!
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The Personhood of the Technologically/Differently Sentient

The Personhood of the Technologically/Differently Sentient | leapmind | Scoop.it
Around the world, a handful of projects are in the process, specifically, of attempting to duplicate, simulate, or in some way technologically reproduce the human brain.
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Drones to Watch Over US Highways

Drones to Watch Over US Highways | leapmind | Scoop.it
U.S. states want to see if drones can help inspect bridges and roads or keep watch for traffic jams on highways.
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The societal risk of trying to create a pedigree super race (Wired UK)

The societal risk of trying to create a pedigree super race (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
If a wealthy pioneer chooses to genetically engineer their perfect sproglet, who picks up the bill when it all goes wrong?
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IBM gives small university a Watson all its own

IBM gives small university a Watson all its own | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM is giving Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York its own Watson system similar to the one that crushed its human competitors on Jeopardy!. The goal is to give Watson new skills and push it into new industries.
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33rd Square | Rodney Brooks Says Connected Robots Will Change Our Lives

33rd Square | Rodney Brooks Says Connected Robots Will Change Our Lives | leapmind | Scoop.it
Citing aging population demographics in Europe, North America and China, iRobot and Rethink Robotics founder, Rodney Brooks says robots will have an increasing role to play in home care and residential facilities for the elderly, performing many of...
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People Who Don’t Want to Live Forever are Just “Suicidal” - Transhumanity.net

People Who Don’t Want to Live Forever are Just “Suicidal” - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
If a 27-year-old friend told you that she wanted to live hard-and-fast and die beautiful via an “accident” before she was 30, you’d define her as “Suicidal” - correct?
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Formula E: Electric cars enter the fast lane

Formula E: Electric cars enter the fast lane | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new international racing series hopes to change the perception of electric cars and accelerate the development of new technologies.
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Michael Woodside Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology Part I LABMP 590 Winter 2013

Dr. Michael Woodside presents Promise and Perils of Nanotechnology Part I on January 29th, 2013 in the Technology and Future of Medicine course LABMP 590 htt...
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Nanoparticles that look, act like cells

Nanoparticles that look, act like cells | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—By cloaking nanoparticles in the membranes of white blood cells, scientists at The Methodist Hospital Research Institute may have found a way to prevent the body from recognizing and destroying them before they deliver their drug payloads.
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CallApp: Smart Phone AI Gives You Everything On Anyone

CallApp: Smart Phone AI Gives You Everything On Anyone | leapmind | Scoop.it
My phone is ringing: Who is calling? Why are they calling? Is it urgent? CallApp – an Israeli military grade AI gives the answers in an instant.
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Synthetic Biology - Inventing the Future

The hottest new field in biotech is synthetic biology: Scientists can now re-program life at the cellular level, just like a computer program. Syn-bio expert...
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China continues cyberwar campaign, hacks the The New York Times | ExtremeTech

China continues cyberwar campaign, hacks the The New York Times | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
China has yet again been caught with its hand in the Western cookie jar.
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Ideas Are Free: The Case Against Intellectual Property - Transhumanity.net

Ideas Are Free: The Case Against Intellectual Property - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
[Lightly edited transcript of speech given at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Property and Freedom Society, June 6, 2010.
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IBM Watson for Healthcare

"IBM Watson for Healthcare" Dr. Martin Kohn, Chief Medical Scientist, Care Delivery Systems, IBM Research Abstract: We have solid ideas about the flawed stat...
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Google's Trillion-Dollar Driverless Car -- Part 3: Sooner Than You Think - Forbes

Google's Trillion-Dollar Driverless Car -- Part 3: Sooner Than You Think - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
When it comes to the adoption of the driverless car, technology might be the easy part. This article addresses the limiters to adoption.
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Lance Armstrong should be celebrated as a pioneer in human enhancement (Wired UK)

Lance Armstrong should be celebrated as a pioneer in human enhancement (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Although Lance Armstrong has broken the rules, we shouldn't be so quick to judge him. In many ways he's a pioneer in human enhancement, and history books may forgive him, argues Professor Andy Miah
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New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain

New $1.6 billion supercomputer project will attempt to simulate the human brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
In what is the largest and most significant effort to re-create the human brain to date, an international group of researchers has secured $1.6 billion to fund the incredibly ambitious Human Brain Project.
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