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Can high speed rail compete with self-driven cars and all the technology of the future? | Singularity Hub

Can high speed rail compete with self-driven cars and all the technology of the future? | Singularity Hub | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Biofuel waste product recycled for electricity

Biofuel waste product recycled for electricity | leapmind | Scoop.it
A by-product of biofuel manufacture can power microbial fuel cells to generate electricity cheaply and efficiently, according to scientists presenting their work at the Society for General Microbiology's Autumn Conference.
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Stephen Wolfram on the Singularity | Xconomy

Stephen Wolfram on the Singularity | Xconomy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Last month, I posted a story about which Boston-area innovators subscribe to the belief that there will be a technological "singularity," as popularized by...
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33rd Square | Our Inevitable Future - Science and Technology As Global Game Changers

33rd Square | Our Inevitable Future - Science and Technology As Global Game Changers | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Transformed Cities and self driving cars will be here sooner than you expect

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Recruitment robots need impressing-Need a job? Learn to impress the robots

Recruitment robots need impressing-Need a job? Learn to impress the robots | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the future recruitment processes will become richer for applicants, but less human, writes the BBC's Michael Millar.

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Zap! 8.5 million devices support Qi's wireless charging

Zap! 8.5 million devices support Qi's wireless charging | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wireless charging of phones and tablets is up in a big way: The number of devices supporting this feature has doubled in the last 7 months alone, according to the Wireless Power Consortium.
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Study: Intelligent Cars Could Boost Highway Capacity by 273% - IEEE Spectrum

Study: Intelligent Cars Could Boost Highway Capacity by 273% - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Smarter cars could be the smartest way to fix traffic congestion...
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Scientists unlock the mechanism behind improved water-splitting catalysts

Scientists unlock the mechanism behind improved water-splitting catalysts | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Scientists and engineers around the world are working to find a way to power the planet using solar-powered fuel cells.
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Oscar Pistorius loses gold medal race, blames it on opponent's use of technology

Oscar Pistorius loses gold medal race, blames it on opponent's use of technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
They say that turnabout is fair play. And indeed, after all the talk that Oscar Pistorius's prosthetic Cheetah's were giving him an unfair advantage against normal functioning athletes, it would appear that he has himself become the victim of an...
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Next Steps in the Higgs Boson Hunt: Scientific American

Next Steps in the Higgs Boson Hunt: Scientific American | leapmind | Scoop.it
Finding a new particle completes one puzzle and begins another...
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Transhuman Week: exploring the frontiers of human enhancement (Wired UK)

Transhuman Week: exploring the frontiers of human enhancement (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wired.co.uk seeks to navigate the thorny ethical, medical and social issues associated with using technology to enhance the human body and mind through a series of features, galleries and guest posts...
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Lab Rats in the Social Experiment of Personalized Advertising

Lab Rats in the Social Experiment of Personalized Advertising | leapmind | Scoop.it
With enhanced knowledge of what makes us tick comes enhanced capacity to modify our behavior by whittling away at our resolve.
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Guess who’s winning the brains race, with 100% of first graders learning to code?

Guess who’s winning the brains race, with 100% of first graders learning to code? | leapmind | Scoop.it
We're reading today that Estonia is implementing a new education program that will have 100 percent of publicly educated students learning to write code.
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The Future of Ad Tech? Look at What's Happened to Financial Markets | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age

The Future of Ad Tech? Look at What's Happened to Financial Markets | DigitalNext: A Blog on Emerging Media and Technology - Advertising Age | leapmind | Scoop.it
the future of the ad-tech industry is looking much like the recent history of financial markets, as data and analytics are beginning to be widely shared.
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Will your body be the battery of the future? | ExtremeTech

Will your body be the battery of the future? | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
The average human, at rest, produces around 100 watts of energy, much of which is wasted as heat. What if this energy could be captured and turned into electricity, which could then augment or completely replace our reliance on chemical batteries?
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Mystery of human consciousness illuminated: Primitive consciousness emerges first as you awaken from anesthesia

Mystery of human consciousness illuminated: Primitive consciousness emerges first as you awaken from anesthesia | leapmind | Scoop.it
Primitive consciousness emerges first as you awaken from anesthesia. Awakening from anesthesia is often associated with an initial phase of delirious struggle before the full restoration of awareness and orientation to one’s surroundings.
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In fact, the central core structures of the more primitive brain structures including the thalamus and parts of the limbic system appeared to become functional first, suggesting that a foundational primitive conscious state must be restored before higher order conscious activity can occur" Scheinin said..."
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Honda Presents: Living With Robots

Honda's short-form documentary film "Living with Robots" presented at Sundance Film Festival in 2010.
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NASA - Building the Future Spacesuit

NASA - Building the Future Spacesuit | leapmind | Scoop.it
Led by MIT engineers, a multidisciplinary team is designing a new kind of spacesuit.
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LG produces the first flexible cable-type lithium-ion battery | ExtremeTech

LG produces the first flexible cable-type lithium-ion battery | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
LG Chem, a member of the LG conglomerate/chaebol and one of the largest chemical companies in the world, has devised a cable-type lithium-ion battery that's just a few millimeters in diameter, and is flexible enough to be tied in knots, worn as a...
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35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars (Update)

35 years later, Voyager 1 is heading for the stars (Update) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thirty-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.
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Chinese Clone Company Will Sue Apple Over iPhone 5 Design

Chinese Clone Company Will Sue Apple Over iPhone 5 Design | leapmind | Scoop.it
The clone manufacturer who released an iPhone 5 knock-off last week now says that they will sue Apple if they release the real iPhone 5 in China. Surreal?
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Top 6 Supercomputers in the World

Top 6 Supercomputers in the World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Today’s supercomputers are regularly ranked by the online Top 500 List, with the major competition come between Japan, China and the United States.
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Transhuman Week (Wired UK)

Transhuman Week (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
New and features about transhumanism, Humanity Plus, H+, Humanity 2.0 and the ethical, medical and social issues associated with them...
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Neuroscience Of 20-Somethings: 'Emerging Adults' Show Brain Differences -- Sott.net

Neuroscience Of 20-Somethings: 'Emerging Adults' Show Brain Differences -- Sott.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the opening scene of Lena Dunham's HBO series Girls, the Horvaths tell their 24-year-old daughter Hannah that they will no longer support her - or, as her mother puts it: "No. More.
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