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33rd Square | Tablet Computers To Outsell Laptops This Year

33rd Square | Tablet Computers To Outsell Laptops This Year | leapmind | Scoop.it
According to two research firms, global tablet PC sales this year are expected to outstrip notebooks, netbooks and eReaders. ABI Research and NPD DisplaySearch have both issued reports forecasting this trend.
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33rd Square: NOVA's 'Rise Of The Drones' Opens The Shutters On Lethal Airborne Robotics Technology

33rd Square: NOVA's 'Rise Of The Drones' Opens The Shutters On Lethal Airborne Robotics Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
PBS's NOVA episode “Rise of the Drones”, provides a fascinating look at the technology behind unmanned aircraft and the impact it will have on the future of warfare.
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Google’s Private Cell Phone Network Could Be a Threat to Cellular Carriers | MIT Technology Review

Google’s Private Cell Phone Network Could Be a Threat to Cellular Carriers | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
A small cell network over the company’s HQ could herald new competition for established carriers.
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The Space Race is Once Again Heating Up But This Time Nations Aren't the Only Ones Involved | World Future Society

The Space Race is Once Again Heating Up But This Time Nations Aren't the Only Ones Involved | World Future Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
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US Military to Install Laser Turrets on Combat Airplanes

US Military to Install Laser Turrets on Combat Airplanes | leapmind | Scoop.it
It was science fiction before, but now it's really happening, Young Skywalker: The US Navy and Air Force are going to install liquid-cooled, solid-state lasers in combat airplanes.
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Billion-euro brain simulation and graphene projects win European funds

Billion-euro brain simulation and graphene projects win European funds | leapmind | Scoop.it
Efforts to model the whole brain and to push graphene into the marketplace triumph in flagship contest.
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Roblog: Roboroaches Bring Robotics to Your Front Door

Roblog: Roboroaches Bring Robotics to Your Front Door | leapmind | Scoop.it
Roblog is a weekly column dedicated to understanding the world of robotics.
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A Know-it-all Sleep Tracker | MIT Technology Review

A Know-it-all Sleep Tracker | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Lullaby will tell you why you weren’t sleeping last night.
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'DNA Gun' Can Tag Offenders From 40 Metres (And No, It Isn't Sci-Fi)

'DNA Gun' Can Tag Offenders From 40 Metres (And No, It Isn't Sci-Fi) | leapmind | Scoop.it
A 'DNA gun' able to tag suspects with DNA at a distance and track them down with 100% accuracy has been unveiled by a British firm in Las Vegas.
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Robot Makers Spread Global Gospel of Automation

Robot Makers Spread Global Gospel of Automation | leapmind | Scoop.it
Manufacturers of robots and similar machines gathered in Chicago, casting automation as an indispensable engine of economic growth.
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Storing data in individual molecules: Molecular memory near room temperature

Storing data in individual molecules: Molecular memory near room temperature | leapmind | Scoop.it
Moore's law—the well-known doubling of computer chips' computational power every 18 months or so—has been paced by a similarly steady increase in the storage capacity of disk drives.
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Release your Inner Cyborg with Brain Stimulation Implants - can Grinders drive the Research? - Transhumanity.net

Release your Inner Cyborg with Brain Stimulation Implants - can Grinders drive the Research? - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease you may in fact be eligible to participate in a study involving implantation with Medtronic’s new deep-brain DBS-f device.
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Watch now: Rise of the Drones | NOVA | PBS Video

Watch now: Rise of the Drones | NOVA | PBS Video | leapmind | Scoop.it
Meet a new breed of flying robots, from tiny swarming vehicles to giant unmanned planes.
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Keep Innovating : Brain-machine Interface: A Multi-disciplinary Approach Shows Progress

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Why Cisco Loves the Smart Grid | MIT Technology Review

Why Cisco Loves the Smart Grid | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
The electricity grid is in the midst of a transition from older proprietary networks to one that resembles the Internet.
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Interconnection and Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview - SERIOUS WONDER

Interconnection and Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
Interconnection in modern culture is unavoidable and undeniable. Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview is a fresh perspective on the future of human...
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Max Arias's curator insight, November 20, 2013 9:25 AM

as the article suggests, it is unavoidable the fact that we are interconnected to everything and this is the key to succeed in a world that is falling apart

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GravitySpace shows how floors will smarten up (w/ video)

GravitySpace shows how floors will smarten up (w/ video) | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Year of the smartphone? So yesterday. Year of the smart room? So promising.
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Individual molecules: Storage devices of the future | ExtremeTech

Individual molecules: Storage devices of the future | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
SSDs are increasing in capacity and becoming cheaper, HDDs are offering an amount of storage capacity that's basically unprecedented for the public consumer base, and recently, scientists have been able to store significant amounts of data using...
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Becoming biohackers: The experiments begin

Becoming biohackers: The experiments begin | leapmind | Scoop.it
When three writers donned lab coats to see how easy it is to create a home-made lab for genetic experiments, it tested their limits of frustration and the law.
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This robotic 3D printer doesn’t need your help, thank you very much

This robotic 3D printer doesn’t need your help, thank you very much | leapmind | Scoop.it
As if 3D printers weren't mind-blowing enough, iRobot (yes, the company responsible for the Roomba) has just filed a patent for a robot-assisted all-in-one fabricator that can print, mill, drill, and finish a final product —...
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Toyota, BMW working on new battery technology

Toyota, BMW working on new battery technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
Toyota Motor Corp. and BMW Group are working together on next-generation batteries for green vehicles called 'lithium-air' as their collaboration, first announced in late 2011, moves ahead in fuel cells, sports vehicles and other fields.
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Nanosilicon rapidly splits water without light, heat, or electricity

Nanosilicon rapidly splits water without light, heat, or electricity | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Although scientists know that when silicon mixes with water, hydrogen is produced through oxidation, no one expected how quickly silicon nanoparticles might perform this task.
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How bioprinting can save your bacon

How bioprinting can save your bacon | leapmind | Scoop.it
A US firm aims to take printing to a whole new level - in order to produce artificial meat and leather, by bioprinting live cells.
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The end of Chinese manufacturing and rebirth of US industry | KurzweilAI

The end of Chinese manufacturing and rebirth of US industry | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tesla Motors robotics manufacturing (credit: Tesla Motors) There is great concern about China’s real-estate and infrastructure bubbles.  But these are
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