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The Rise of Big Data

The Rise of Big Data | leapmind | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that the Internet has changed how businesses operate, governments function, and people live. But a new, less visible technological trend is proving just as transformative: big data.
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The Future of Wearable Technology | Off Book | PBS

The Future of Wearable Technology | Off Book | PBS | leapmind | Scoop.it
As computing moves from our desktops to our phones, we look into the future to see how technology will become increasingly ingrained in our movements and our active lives.
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Kevin Kelly tells technology's epic story

http://www.ted.com In this wide-ranging, thought-provoking talk from TEDxAmsterdam, Kevin Kelly muses on what technology means in our lives -- from its impac...
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New Technology Inspires a Rethinking of Light

New Technology Inspires a Rethinking of Light | leapmind | Scoop.it
Beyond the energy and cost savings, new types of lighting are now envisioned as ways to heal, soothe, invigorate or protect people.
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I, Robot: how billionaire Dmitry Itskov plans to make humans immortal | The Calvert Journal

I, Robot: how billionaire Dmitry Itskov plans to make humans immortal | The Calvert Journal | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Russian entrepreneur and founder of the avatar 2045 Initiative says humanity is only a step away from immortality.
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How Ray Kurzweil Will Help Google Make the Ultimate AI Brain | Wired Business | Wired.com

How Ray Kurzweil Will Help Google Make the Ultimate AI Brain | Wired Business | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Kurzweil moderated a live Google hangout tied to a release of the upcoming Will Smith film, “After Earth,” presumably tying the film’s futuristic concept to actual futurists.
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33rd Square: New Battery Could Help Solar and Wind Energy Power the Grid

33rd Square: New Battery Could Help Solar and Wind Energy Power the Grid | leapmind | Scoop.it
Stanford researchers recently demonstrated the new cheap, long-lived flow battery they helped develop. The researchers created this miniature system using a lithium polysulfide solution.
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Consciousness After Death: Strange Tales From the Frontiers of Resuscitation Medicine | Wired Science | Wired.com

Consciousness After Death: Strange Tales From the Frontiers of Resuscitation Medicine | Wired Science | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sam Parnia practices resuscitation medicine. In other words, he helps bring people back from the dead -- and some return with stories. Their tales could help save lives, and even change scientific ideas about the nature of consciousness.
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33rd Square: Researchers Map 3D Structure of The Telomerase Enzyme

33rd Square: Researchers Map 3D Structure of The Telomerase Enzyme | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers from UCLA and UC Berkeley have, for the first time ever, solved the puzzle of how the various components of an entire telomerase enzyme complex fit together and function in a three-dimensional structure.
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Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading

Goertzel Contra Dvorsky on Mind Uploading | 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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Are these 'the most efficient vehicles on the planet'? | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Are these 'the most efficient vehicles on the planet'? | MNN - Mother Nature Network | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Will Google’s Ray Kurzweil Live Forever? - ImmortalLife.net

Will Google’s Ray Kurzweil Live Forever? - ImmortalLife.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dear Future Centenarian,Ray Kurzweil is one big reason I devoted my life to radical life extension.
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Looking at Facebook's Friend and Relationship Status Through Big Data

Looking at Facebook's Friend and Relationship Status Through Big Data | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wolfram Alpha, a computational search engine, released a slew of fascinating data about Facebook users, including the age of friends, relationship status, and how these change based on age and geographical locations.
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Could we ever have free Public WiFi? | MconneX | MichEpedia

We've become accustomed to walking into public buildings and accessing WiFi for free. We can imagine a future where we'll be able to access wireless signals ...
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Robot Wars - USA

Dispute rages over ethics of killer machines To see more go to http://www.youtube.com/user/journeymanpictures Follow us on Facebook (http://goo.gl/YRw42) or ...
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Samsung tests brainwave technology to find new ways to interact with mobile devices - Neurogadget.com

Samsung tests brainwave technology to find new ways to interact with mobile devices - Neurogadget.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Samsung is actively doing research on brainwave technology to find an alternative way of interaction with mobile devices. The South Korean company aims to help people with mobility impairments to connect to the world.
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TechSmurf's curator insight, April 25, 2013 6:22 PM

NASA is also doing research on brainwaves to allow astonauts steer spacecrafts using their thoughts. http://www.techsmurf.com/future-astronauts-will-steer-spacecrafts-using-their-thoughts/

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Computer Aided Surgery - Jerzy W. Rozenblit at TEDx Tucson 2013

Computer Aided Surgery - Jerzy W. Rozenblit at TEDx Tucson 2013 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Laparoscopic surgery, when performed by a well-trained surgeon, is a remarkably effective procedure that minimizes complications associated with large incisions, operative blood loss and post-operativ...
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Scientists Have 3D-Printed Mini Human Livers for the First Time Ever

The dream of one day completely doing away with frustratingly long transplant lists in favor of made to order, 3D-printed organs is closer to becoming a reality.
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Everything Changes with The Internet of Everything

Everything Changes with The Internet of Everything | leapmind | Scoop.it
The coming age of the Internet of everything promises radical shifts in how we live, how we solve problems, and how we recover from difficulty.
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Grasshopper 250m Test | Single Camera (Hexacopter)

SpaceX's Grasshopper flies 820 feet, tripling its March 7th leap. Grasshopper is a 10-story Vertical Takeoff Vertical Landing (VTVL) vehicle that SpaceX has ...
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Erik Brynjolfsson: The key to growth? Race with the machines

As machines take on more jobs, many find themselves out of work or with raises indefinitely postponed. Is this the end of growth? No, says Erik Brynjolfsson ...
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