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It's not you Facebook, it's me -- okay, it's partly you: Why I unfriended almost everyone

It's not you Facebook, it's me -- okay, it's partly you: Why I unfriended almost everyone | leapmind | Scoop.it
I recently unfriended almost 80 percent of the people I was connected to on Facebook. Part of the problem was the way I was using it, but part of the problem was that Facebook has simply become a lot less relevant to me.
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AP IMPACT: Recession, tech kill middle-class jobs

AP IMPACT: Recession, tech kill middle-class jobs | leapmind | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Five years after the start of the Great Recession, the toll is terrifyingly clear: Millions of middle-class jobs have been lost in developed countries the world over.And the situation is even worse than it appears.Most of the jobs...
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Immortality, Sponsored by Mark Zuckerberg

Immortality, Sponsored by Mark Zuckerberg | leapmind | Scoop.it
A band of tech billionaires just announced a new foundation set up to reward the super smart scientists who are working on the toughest problems in life science.
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Junk food science digested

Junk food science digested | leapmind | Scoop.it
Our pick of the week’s science and technology stories, including why snacks are addictive, China’s cyber espionage unit and the future of weaponised drones.
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'Matrix'-style effortless learning? Vision scientists demonstrate innovative learning method

'Matrix'-style effortless learning? Vision scientists demonstrate innovative learning method | leapmind | Scoop.it
It may be possible to use brain technology to learn to play a piano, reduce mental stress or hit a curve ball with little or no conscious effort, new research suggests. It's the kind of thing seen in Hollywood's "Matrix" franchise.
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Posthuman: The Endgame - Transhumanity.net

Posthuman: The Endgame - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
What is a posthuman being? For years, I have been hearing that we are gradually moving towards a new state. Transhumanism is, by definition, a step between our current human form and what we will become.
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Robotic Bat Wing Engineered: Researchers Uncover Flight Secrets of Real Bats | ZeitNews

Robotic Bat Wing Engineered: Researchers Uncover Flight Secrets of Real Bats | ZeitNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at Brown University have developed a robotic bat wing that is providing valuable new information about dynamics of flapping flight in real bats.
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There's No Such Thing As Offline?!? | Idea Channel | PBS

Are You Online? What an outdated question this has become! Of course you're online, unless you're an off-the-grid survivalist or a remote tribesmen!! From Fa...
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DIY Drone-Proofing: Militants Use Carpet, Grass Mats, Mud to Hide From Robots | Danger Room | Wired.com

DIY Drone-Proofing: Militants Use Carpet, Grass Mats, Mud to Hide From Robots | Danger Room | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
What's the simplest way to evade a $4.5 million armed, flying robot? Get some grass mats. Or smear your car with mud.
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Brain implant that works better than medication brings hope to thousands of Parkinson's sufferers

Brain implant that works better than medication brings hope to thousands of Parkinson's sufferers | leapmind | Scoop.it
Deep brain stimulation works better than drugs during the early stages of the disease, according to a report in The New England Journal of Medicine.
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33rd Square: Researchers Look To Cockroaches To Improve Robotics

33rd Square: Researchers Look To Cockroaches To Improve Robotics | leapmind | Scoop.it
By analyzing the reflexes of cockroaches researchers are developing steadier robots.
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Harvest Automation's robots space plants @Altman Plants in CA

This video shows a 4-robot team perform spacing with bedding fork integration.
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Best of H+: The Hacking of Human 2.0

Best of H+: The Hacking of Human 2.0 | 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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Embracing Disruption in the Banking World

Embracing Disruption in the Banking World | leapmind | Scoop.it
There are many considerations banks need to have front of mind but there are three key ones in my opinion.
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“In Our Lifetimes, Human Beings Will No Longer Be Human” claims Lord Anthony Giddens - Transhumanity.net

“In Our Lifetimes, Human Beings Will No Longer Be Human” claims Lord Anthony Giddens - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’s not every day that the world’s most eminent sociologist reveals himself as having an intense interest in the Technological Singularity, and urges that “Everyone should read the books of Ray Kurzweil”.
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I used Google Glass: the future, with monthly updates

I used Google Glass: the future, with monthly updates | leapmind | Scoop.it
The frosted-glass doors on the 11th floor of Google’s NYC headquarters part and a woman steps forward to greet me. This is an otherwise normal specimen of humanity. Normal height, slender build;...
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The brain race: can giant computers map the mind? | Machines Like Us

The brain race: can giant computers map the mind? | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the past month, we have seen two major announcements of huge projects to map the brain – the European Human Brain Project (HBP) and the
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Three Radical New Brain-Mapping Tools Scientists Want Obama to Deliver | Wired Science | Wired.com

Three Radical New Brain-Mapping Tools Scientists Want Obama to Deliver | Wired Science | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Obama administration wants to make a $3 billion investment in mapping brain activity.
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The Moon is a Natural Platform for Asteroid Mining, Detection and Deflection - Forbes

The Moon is a Natural Platform for Asteroid Mining, Detection and Deflection - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
By entrepreneur and philanthropist Naveen Jain, who is a trustee of Singularity University and X Prize foundation and a Founder and Chairman of Moon Express There has been much talk in the media about what to do since last week's astronomically unlikely...
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