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Building Titan: The ‘world’s fastest’ supercomputer

Building Titan: The ‘world’s fastest’ supercomputer | leapmind | Scoop.it
An exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the US bid to build the the ‘world’s fastest’ number cruncher.
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IBM brings carbon nanotube-based computers a step closer

IBM brings carbon nanotube-based computers a step closer | leapmind | Scoop.it
Helping the hunt for something to replace silicon transistors, Big Blue researchers have found a way to precisely place carbon nanotubes -- or rather, to encourage them to place themselves. Read this article by Stephen Shankland on CNET News.
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RetirementSingularity.com » Retirement Planning in the Age of the Singularity.

RetirementSingularity.com » Retirement Planning in the Age of the Singularity. | leapmind | Scoop.it
RetirementSingularity helps you understand and plan for the radical changes in longevity, medical and technological advances.
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Future Tense Presents: Chris Anderson's Makers: The New Industrial Revolution

Future Tense Presents: Chris Anderson's Makers: The New Industrial Revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
Future Tense Presents: Chris Anderson's Makers: The New Industrial Revolution...
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Not-so-permanent permafrost: 850 billion tons of carbon stored in frozen Arctic ground could be released

Not-so-permanent permafrost: 850 billion tons of carbon stored in frozen Arctic ground could be released | leapmind | Scoop.it
As much as 44 billion tons of nitrogen and 850 billion tons of carbon stored in Arctic permafrost, or frozen ground, could be released into the environment as the region begins to thaw over the next century as a result of a warmer planet, according...
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Neuroscientists propose revolutionary DNA-based approach to map wiring of whole brain

Neuroscientists propose revolutionary DNA-based approach to map wiring of whole brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
A team of neuroscientists has proposed a new and potentially revolutionary way of obtaining a neuronal connectivity map (the "connectome") of the whole brain of the mouse.
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Virtual Diva Hatsune Miku Rocks Taiwan And Hong Kong

Virtual Diva Hatsune Miku Rocks Taiwan And Hong Kong | leapmind | Scoop.it
Times, they are a changin’. I think when Bob Dylan penned the lyrics to his timeless song he had no clue that Hatsune Miku was coming.
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Can the Computers at Narrative Science Replace Paid Writers?

Can the Computers at Narrative Science Replace Paid Writers? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A look at new software that could transform journalism...
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Flying cars: Grounded reality or ready for take off?

Flying cars: Grounded reality or ready for take off? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Despite centuries of promise, flying cars remain largely confined to films and fiction. But a host of new projects hope to finally let them fly.
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EmTech: Soon You'll be able to Program a Revolutionary Robot to do Your Bidding | MIT Technology Review

EmTech: Soon You'll be able to Program a Revolutionary Robot to do Your Bidding | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
It’ll soon be possible to hack Baxter—a new kind of industrial robot—to do just about anything. Let the mayhem commence.
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Singularity Rising: Surviving and Thriving in a Smarter, Richer, and More Dangerous World (Intro) - Transhumanity.net

Singularity Rising: Surviving and Thriving in a Smarter, Richer, and More Dangerous World (Intro) - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
We are on the edge of change comparable to the rise of human life on Earth. —Vernor Vinge Economic prosperity comes from human intelligence.
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The Singularity Summit 2012

The Singularity Summit 2012 | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Singularity Summit is the premier event on the most revolutionary technological advancements on the horizon.
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The end for keyboards and mice?

The end for keyboards and mice? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Apple's iPhone may have introduced touchscreens to the masses, but now a raft of technologies promise to change the way we interact with computers forever.
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How to make stem cells: nuclear reprogramming moves a step forward

How to make stem cells: nuclear reprogramming moves a step forward | leapmind | Scoop.it
The idea of taking a mature cell and removing its identity (nuclear reprogramming) so that it can then become any kind of cell, holds great promise for repairing damaged tissue or replacing bone marrow after chemotherapy.
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People plus: Is transhumanism the next stage in our evolution? | Machines Like Us

People plus: Is transhumanism the next stage in our evolution? | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Inviting artificial intelligence into our bodies has appeal – but it also carries certain risks.

I have often wondered what it would be like to rid myself of a keyboard for data entry, and a computer screen for display.
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Researchers discover cause of high cholesterol | Machines Like Us

Researchers discover cause of high cholesterol | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Canadian scientists have discovered that a protein called resistin, secreted by fat tissue, causes high levels of "bad" cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL), increasing the risk of heart disease.
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Opposite behaviors? Arctic sea ice shrinks, Antarctic grows

Opposite behaviors? Arctic sea ice shrinks, Antarctic grows | leapmind | Scoop.it
The steady and dramatic decline in the sea ice cover of the Arctic Ocean over the last three decades has become a focus of media and public attention. At the opposite end of the Earth, however, something more complex is happening.
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Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy | Video on TED.com

TED Talks What's the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage -- so we can have power on tap even when the sun's not out and the wind's not blowing.
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When A Robot Comes Knocking On The Door : NPR

When A Robot Comes Knocking On The Door : NPR | leapmind | Scoop.it
If a biomechanical breakthrough creates sentient machines, that could lead to some immediate moral quandaries for humans — and could push the debate about robot rights to the front burner.
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Sweden Importing Trash From Neighbors To Meet Waste-To-Energy Demands

Sweden Importing Trash From Neighbors To Meet Waste-To-Energy Demands | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sweden’s residents recycle such a high percentage of waste, that trash for its waste-to-energy now has to be imported from neighboring countries.
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U.S. looks to replace human surveillance with computers

U.S. looks to replace human surveillance with computers | leapmind | Scoop.it
Security cameras that watch you, and predict what you'll do next, sound like science fiction. But a team from Carnegie Mellon University says their computerized surveillance software will be capable of 'eventually predicting' what you're going to do.
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