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Imagining The Future Of Lifelogging

The next wave of technology will be applied directly to our bodies. Everything is about to become much more useful.
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How to Turn Your Cell Phone Into a Dolphin - ScienceNOW

How to Turn Your Cell Phone Into a Dolphin - ScienceNOW | leapmind | Scoop.it
How to Turn Your Cell Phone Into a Dolphin - ScienceNOW
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33rd Square: Cancer Researchers Find A New Target For Drug Development

33rd Square: Cancer Researchers Find A New Target For Drug Development | leapmind | Scoop.it
Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have identified in the most aggressive forms of cancer a gene known to regulate embryonic stem cell self-renewal, beginning a creative search for a drug that can block its activity.
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Top Google Engineer: Human Immortality Is Within Our Grasp

Top Google Engineer: Human Immortality Is Within Our Grasp | leapmind | Scoop.it
We are reaching a tipping point in biology and medicine. Eventually human tissue will be printed out and installed.
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33rd Square: Memory-Boosting Chemical Identified in Mice

33rd Square: Memory-Boosting Chemical Identified in Mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
Memory has been improved in mice injected with a small, drug-like molecule discovered by UCSF San Francisco researchers studying how cells respond to biological stress.
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A Transhumanist’s Journey To Becoming Gods, Angels, and Ghosts

A Transhumanist’s Journey To Becoming Gods, Angels, and Ghosts | leapmind | Scoop.it
At the end of the documentary Transcendent Man, Ray Kurzweil says, “Does God exist? Well, not yet.” I agree. It certainly brings up a topic that isn’t easily understood, nor well received by those dictated under dogmatic belief systems.
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Digital Manufacturing Report: Could a Driverless Highway Be Around the Corner?

Digital Manufacturing Report: Could a Driverless Highway Be Around the Corner? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A recent survey by Cisco Systems found that 57 percent of consumers worldwide are in favor of using driverless cars, with 60 percent approval in the United States, suggesting that the world might be more ready for autonomous vehicles to hit the...
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With wearable tech like Google Glass, human behavior is now a design problem

With wearable tech like Google Glass, human behavior is now a design problem | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wearable devices will offer practical, novel and fun usefulness but will also be able to influence our behavior in ways good and bad, creating ethical dilemmas for designers.
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Project Loon: The Technology

We believe it's possible to create a ring of balloons that fly around the globe on the stratospheric winds and provide Internet access to the earth below. Ba...
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A photo every 30 seconds: Does Memoto’s CEO think his lifelogging camera has a privacy problem?

A photo every 30 seconds: Does Memoto’s CEO think his lifelogging camera has a privacy problem? | leapmind | Scoop.it
I'll confess, I'm more than a little excited about the forthcoming release of the Memoto camera. Regular readers will be familiar with this tiny, wearable camera from a Swedish startup. ...
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Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy | McKinsey & Company

Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy | McKinsey & Company | leapmind | Scoop.it
Twelve emerging technologies—including the mobile Internet, autonomous vehicles, and advanced genomics—have the potential to truly reshape the world in which we live and work.
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A simple, non-invasive gene therapy restores sight | KurzweilAI

A simple, non-invasive gene therapy restores sight | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
To evolve a virus best suited for gene therapy, Berkeley researchers created more than 100 million engineered adeno-associated viruses (left) and injected them
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New drug reverses loss of brain connections in Alzheimer's

New drug reverses loss of brain connections in Alzheimer's | leapmind | Scoop.it
The first experimental drug to boost brain synapses lost in Alzheimer's disease has been developed by researchers.
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Phys.Org Mobile: New method to distinguish between neighboring quantum bits may bring us closer to large-scale quantum computers

Phys.Org Mobile: New method to distinguish between neighboring quantum bits may bring us closer to large-scale quantum computers | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Graphene circuit breaks the gigahertz barrier - physicsworld.com

Graphene circuit breaks the gigahertz barrier - physicsworld.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
All-graphene microwave circuits could be possible
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These Guys Want to Hack Your Home. And You Should Let Them | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com

These Guys Want to Hack Your Home. And You Should Let Them | Wired Enterprise | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
The dream of an automated home full of internet-connected appliances -- aka The Internet of Things -- is no longer the vaporware it once was. You can do it now, without writing even a line of code.
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IoT: Aussies prepare to ship Wi-Fi connected lightbulbs

IoT: Aussies prepare to ship Wi-Fi connected lightbulbs | leapmind | Scoop.it
Australian startup LIFX is preparing to ship its Wi-Fi enabled lightbulbs later this year. The 'smart' lightbulb, which can be controlled by a smartphone app, is the brainchild of LIFX CEO Phil Bosua.
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The Amazon Bundle: Why the Retail Giant Is Like the Cable Company of the Future

The Amazon Bundle: Why the Retail Giant Is Like the Cable Company of the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
Infinite books, fast shipping, free streaming, fresh groceries: What kind of company is Jeff Bezos building?
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Bee Colony Collapse May Have Several Causes | Wired Science | Wired.com

Bee Colony Collapse May Have Several Causes | Wired Science | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
When suspiciously large numbers of honeybee colonies started collapsing in late 2006, the search began to find the culprit behind the mysterious deaths.
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I Ask Again: Is Technology Blocking the Path to Full Employment?

I Ask Again: Is Technology Blocking the Path to Full Employment? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Is an acceleration in labor-saving technology displacing workers in a historically unique and problematic manner? Most economists say no, because they're all hung up on evidence and history -- imagine that.
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How Technology Is Destroying Jobs | MIT Technology Review

How Technology Is Destroying Jobs | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Automation is eliminating the need for people in many jobs. We’ve survived such changes before, but this time it might be different: are we facing a future of stagnant income and worsening inequality?
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