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Eric Schmidt: The Future of Identity, Citizenship and Reporting

Eric Schmidt (Executive Chairman, Google) gives a series of three public lectures and a concluding symposium on 'Connectivity and the Diffusion of Power' as ...
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The Plan To Stop Killer Robots

30 years ago, The Terminator was science fiction. Today, many fear it's far too close to becoming reality. Anthony tells us about the effort underway to stop...
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Enhancing The Plasticity Of The Brain: Max Cynader at TEDxStanleyPark

Dr. Max Cynader is Director of the Brain Research Centre, and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at Vancouver Coastal Health and The University o...
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Artificial Intelligence Is Working Hard So We Can Hardly Work

Artificial Intelligence Is Working Hard So We Can Hardly Work | leapmind | Scoop.it
We’ve written about artificial intelligence (AI) a fair amount in the past, from IBM’s Watson supercomputer, to AI-controlled space probes, and swarm theory.
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Gas that grows on trees? Bacteria that can turn plant matter, manure into real gasoline is now science fact, not fiction

Gas that grows on trees? Bacteria that can turn plant matter, manure into real gasoline is now science fact, not fiction | leapmind | Scoop.it
E. coli that can turn plant material – or even manure – into biofuel that is chemically and structurally identical to those found in commercial fuel.
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Big data will go mainstream when nanotechnology is embedded into humans, says Skype CISO- Computing mobile

Big data will go mainstream when nanotechnology is embedded into humans, says Skype CISO- Computing mobile | leapmind | Scoop.it
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CYBORGS: Walking Among Us? - Fact or Fictional

This week, Veronica explores the rise of cybernetic organisms in society. Joe Hanson from It's Okay To Be Smart gives us the low down on all the cool, up and...
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Are bionic superhumans on the horizon?

Are bionic superhumans on the horizon? | leapmind | Scoop.it
We're in the midst of a bionic revolution that could bring a future of augmented brains and bodies, and of bionic haves and have nots.
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Phys.Org Mobile: Graphene layers dramatically reduce wear and friction on sliding steel surfaces

Phys.Org Mobile: Graphene layers dramatically reduce wear and friction on sliding steel surfaces | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Counting Google searches predicts market movements

Counting Google searches predicts market movements | leapmind | Scoop.it
Traders reveal their mood — but no easy path to riches — in the search terms they use.
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Disownership is the new normal: the rise of the shared economy (infographic)

Disownership is the new normal: the rise of the shared economy (infographic) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Consumer attitudes and behaviors surrounding renting, borrowing, and leasing items, versus ownership, are shifting around the country, according to a study conducted by Sunrun and Harris Interactiv...
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Scientists on brink of HIV cure - Telegraph

Scientists on brink of HIV cure - Telegraph | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers believe that there will be a breakthrough in finding a cure for HIV “within months”.
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Asteroid Miners To Launch First Satellites In 2014

Asteroid Miners To Launch First Satellites In 2014 | leapmind | Scoop.it
A private project to mine asteroids for vital resources will launch a series of miniature satellites in 2014 to scope out elements of the mission.
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Alzheimer’s Advance: Gene Could Help to Clear Brain Plaques Responsible for the Disease | TIME.com

Alzheimer’s Advance: Gene Could Help to Clear Brain Plaques Responsible for the Disease | TIME.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mapping out how an Alzheimer’s gene works could lead to new treatments
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A Disconcerting Look At The Future Of Porn

A Disconcerting Look At The Future Of Porn | leapmind | Scoop.it
The internet changed the game considerably, with vast amounts of adult films and images becoming easily and instantly accessible. Whether or not this is a good or bad thing is constantly debated, but one thing is very clear - it's not going away.
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Turn Your Mobile Into a Scientific Tricorder with These Real-Life Apps

Turn Your Mobile Into a Scientific Tricorder with These Real-Life Apps | leapmind | Scoop.it
In Star Trek, tricorders are multifunctional devices that do everything from mass spectrometry and genetic analysis to communications.
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TEDxWarwick - Andy Stanford-Clark - Innovation Begins at Home

Dr Andy Stanford-Clark is a Distinguished Engineer and Master Inventor at IBM UK. He specialises in technologies which are helping to make the planet smarter...
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Stephen Wolfram Blog : Data Science of the Facebook World

Stephen Wolfram Blog : Data Science of the Facebook World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Stephen Wolfram shares interesting Facebook data analysis finds from the Data Donor program of Wolfram|Alpha Personal Analytics for Facebook.
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How Skynet Might Emerge From Simple Physics

How Skynet Might Emerge From Simple Physics | leapmind | Scoop.it
A provocative new paper is proposing that complex intelligent behavior may emerge from a fundamentally simple physical process.
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33rd Square: Is Brown Fat The Key To A Healthier You?

33rd Square: Is Brown Fat The Key To A Healthier You? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have found a new way to boost your body's metabolism by activating fat cells, specifically brown fat cells.
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When Everybody Starts Wearing Smartglasses, Google Won’t Be the Only Player: Scientific American

When Everybody Starts Wearing Smartglasses, Google Won’t Be the Only Player: Scientific American | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sales of the devices will depend on development of compelling apps
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