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Future Love: Romancing the Robot (Part 1) - Transhumanity.net

Future Love: Romancing the Robot (Part 1) - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
“Once you’ve had a lover-robot you’ll never want a real man again”- Gigolo Joe. Technology is becoming ever more prevalent in human affairs.
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The day you pee on your phone

Already as we speak a number of medical companies have realized that we use our phones probably more often than we use any other device in our everyday life. And what better way to both make money...
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The Rise of City Power | World Future Society

The Rise of City Power | World Future Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
Futurism? RT@ehooge: How cities generate (and will generate) power http://t.co/ituvZYMP
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DNA privacy: don't flatter yourself - opinion - 27 January 2013 - New Scientist

DNA privacy: don't flatter yourself - opinion - 27 January 2013 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
The secrets contained in our individual genomes are less valuable than we like to believe (DNA privacy: don't flatter yourself 27 January 2013 - New Scientist http://t.co/GeHRscDb #privacy #genomics...
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Physiques of the Future - Custom Bodies and Multiple Selves - Transhumanity.net

Physiques of the Future - Custom Bodies and Multiple Selves - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the Tesarem Foundation survey of 818 participating Transhumanists, it was found that 33.7% of respondents found inhabiting multiple selves as a potentially viable option of achieving a type of immortality.  A noteworthy percentage which, alongside...
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Will smart technology create a world without work?

Will smart technology create a world without work? | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the U.S., California and other states are rewriting the rules of the road to make way for driverless cars.
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Ray Kurzweil Says We’re Going to Live Forever

Ray Kurzweil Says We’re Going to Live Forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
He just isn’t sure how to prove he’s right.
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Molecular assembler finally created

Molecular assembler finally created | leapmind | Scoop.it
An artificial molecular assembler has been designed and fabricated at the University of Manchester.
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A cadmium lining

A cadmium lining | leapmind | Scoop.it
A worker dismantles electronic waste in Guiyu, southern China. Over 100,000 people are employed there to recycle discarded computers and other gadgets Source:...
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Brain enhancements will play a major role in determining the future

Brain enhancements will play a major role in determining the future | leapmind | Scoop.it
My brain contains approximately 100 billion neurons, each connecting to other nerve cells through synapses.
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Utopian Pharmacology - Mental Health in the Third Millennium / MDMA and Beyond - Transhumanity.net

Utopian Pharmacology - Mental Health in the Third Millennium / MDMA and Beyond - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
MDMA/Ecstasy Can safe, sustainable analogues of MDMA be developed? There is an urgent need for non-neurotoxic empathogens and entactogens suitable for lifelong use.
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Geneticists Discover a Way to Extend Lifespans to 800 Years

Geneticists Discover a Way to Extend Lifespans to 800 Years | leapmind | Scoop.it
There is now a way to extend the lifespan of organisms so that humans could conceivably live to be 800 years old.
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Jameson Dungan - DNA Hacking, Bio-punks, and the Future of Synthetic Biology

Jameson Dungan - DNA Hacking, Bio-punks, and the Future of Synthetic Biology | leapmind | Scoop.it
Jameson Dungan -DNA Hacking, Bio-punks, and the Future of Synthetic Biology
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Researchers create LED that produces warm white light from a single phosphor

Researchers create LED that produces warm white light from a single phosphor | leapmind | Scoop.it
UGA researchers have developed a new phosphor that has enabled them to create what they believe is the world's first LED to produce warm white light from a ...
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Solar: It's about to be a whole new world | Machines Like Us

Solar: It's about to be a whole new world | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Many conservatives appear to have an unshakable, bedrock belief that solar power will never be cost-effective. Talk about solar, and conservatives often won't even look at the numbers - they'll just laugh at you.
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Set for take-off: Britain's deadly superdrone that picks its own targets but experts warn plane could mark the start of 'robot wars'

Set for take-off: Britain's deadly superdrone that picks its own targets but experts warn plane could mark the start of 'robot wars' | leapmind | Scoop.it
It is named after the Celtic god of thunder, can fly faster than the speed of sound and evades enemy radar with its single-wing stealth design.
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CYBOFREE : Branding yourself electronically with Electronic Epidermal Systems

CYBOFREE : Branding yourself electronically with Electronic Epidermal Systems | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Khan Academy Update — It’s Hard To Imagine How Much Hotter This Tech Can Get

Khan Academy Update — It’s Hard To Imagine How Much Hotter This Tech Can Get | leapmind | Scoop.it
As a sort of highlight reel of all that has happened at the Khan Academy in 2012, let's take a look at its progress and hopefully you'll agree that its as hot as ever.
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Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop

Augmented (hyper)Reality: Domestic Robocop | leapmind | Scoop.it
The latter half of the 20th century saw the built environment merged with media space, and architecture taking on new roles related to branding, image and consumerism.
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Evolution inspires more efficient solar cell design: Geometric pattern maximizes time light is trapped in solar cell

Evolution inspires more efficient solar cell design: Geometric pattern maximizes time light is trapped in solar cell | leapmind | Scoop.it
Using a mathematical model based on natural evolution, researchers have developed an organic solar cell design that could pave the way for more efficient, less expensive solar energy.
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The PC isn't ready to die, it's ready for a rebirth | Digital Trends

The PC isn't ready to die, it's ready for a rebirth | Digital Trends | leapmind | Scoop.it
Desktops sales have slowed because manufacturers have let their designs stagnate, but the need for a comfortable machine you can work on hasn’t gone away. Who will reinvent the PC and reap the rewards?
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America Has Hit “Peak Jobs” | TechCrunch

America Has Hit “Peak Jobs” | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
"The middle class is being hollowed out," says James Altucher. "Economists are shifting their attention toward a [...] crisis in the United States: the significant increase in income inequality," reports the New York Times.
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Biolace, Design and Biofacture, Horizon 2050 (english version)

BioLace © Carole Collet 2012 Design Research Project by Carole Collet, Reader and TFRC Deputy Director, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University…
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Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity - Lew Keilar

Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity - Lew Keilar | leapmind | Scoop.it
"Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity" is a brilliant animation short by Lew Keilar and was a 2012 Happy Endings FilmFest finalist.
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