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Follow the eyes: Head-mounted cameras could help robots understand social interactions

Follow the eyes: Head-mounted cameras could help robots understand social interactions | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—What is everyone looking at? It's a common question in social settings because the answer identifies something of interest, or helps delineate social groupings.
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Overeating now bigger global problem than lack of food - health - 13 December 2012 - New Scientist

Overeating now bigger global problem than lack of food - health - 13 December 2012 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
The most comprehensive disease report ever produced confirms that, for the first time, there is a larger health problem from people eating too much than
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Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas

Companies See High-Tech Factories as Fonts of Ideas | leapmind | Scoop.it
Companies that keep their research and manufacturing employees close together, where they can share information, might be more innovative than other businesses.
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Will indefinite lifespan become reality? The possibilities are there!

Will indefinite lifespan become reality? The possibilities are there! | leapmind | Scoop.it
Exponentially-advancing technologies could provide an indefinite lifespan by mid-century or before, experts say. Many factors drive this futuristic prospect forward:
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Merging with machines could become reality in your lifetime

Merging with machines could become reality in your lifetime | leapmind | Scoop.it
In a recent interview, economist Jeremy Rifkin suggested that, “Our way of life is likely to be more fundamentally transformed in the next several decades than in the previous thousand years.”
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Patented Book Writing System Creates, Sells Hundreds Of Thousands Of Books On Amazon

Patented Book Writing System Creates, Sells Hundreds Of Thousands Of Books On Amazon | leapmind | Scoop.it
Philip M. Parker, Professor of Marketing at INSEAD Business School, has had a side project for over 10 years. He’s created a computer system that can write books about specific subjects in about 20 minutes.
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Miro Svetlik's curator insight, December 14, 2012 8:43 AM

not yet there, but slowly there wil come more advanced content creation tools. Just image not only to use templates but plug in the web scraping and a variation logic.

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Are Memes & Internet Culture Creating a Singularity? (A PBS Idea Channel Video)

Are Memes & Internet Culture Creating a Singularity? (A PBS Idea Channel Video) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Are we close to a world where culture automatically and magically creates infinitely more culture?!…
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Gravity powered lights, cheaper than solar

Gravity powered lights, cheaper than solar | leapmind | Scoop.it
Simple things that we take for granted, like flipping a switch and having light suddenly appear, aren't so simple in developing countries. This fantastic gravity powered light may change that, if their Indiegogo project is successful.
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'Big data' transforms our lives and lifestyles - USA TODAY

'Big data' transforms our lives and lifestyles - USA TODAY | leapmind | Scoop.it
'Big data' transforms our lives and lifestylesUSA TODAYWelcome to your everyday world of "Big Data," the infinite sea of facts, products, books, maps, conversations, references, opinions, trends, videos, advertisements, surveys — all of the sense ...
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I’m Just a Love Machine

I’m Just a Love Machine | leapmind | Scoop.it
Artifice and Consent in the Age of RoboticsThe notion of robot love has a long history, and by far the dominant emphasis has been on its erotic manifestation.
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Jason Silva, Neil deGrasse Tyson and Melissa Sterry on Startalk Radio

On November 27th, 2012, StarTalk Live brought a little science to the world of dollars and cents at the Business Insider IGNITION conference. Now you're invi...
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Ray Kurzweil joins Google to work on machine learning, language processing

Ray Kurzweil joins Google to work on machine learning, language processing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Famed tech innovator and futurist Ray Kurzweil has announced Friday that he will be joining Google beginning Monday, Dec. 17, to work on issues including machine learning and language processing.
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Sounds of the Planets

Sounds of the Planets | leapmind | Scoop.it
Today I’m totally obsessed with listening to planets. These are recordings of radio activity from different planets in the Solar System. And my favorite, Jupiter. So relaxing and ethereal. Ig...
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SnapChat's adding video, so sext me, maybe?

SnapChat's adding video, so sext me, maybe? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Snapchat, the mobile photo app popular with teens for taking self-pics, is adding video on Friday, expanding the app to a new dimension.
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How Smart Drugs and Cybernetics Could Create a Superhuman Workforce - Transhumanity.net

How Smart Drugs and Cybernetics Could Create a Superhuman Workforce - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Imagine becoming superhuman. Or, at the very least, becoming superhumanly good at your job. A new prescription allows you total focus. Total composure. Genius-level clarity of thought, and the ability to stay up, in the zone, for two days straight.
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How to get back to the Moon in seven steps

How to get back to the Moon in seven steps | leapmind | Scoop.it
Forty years after the last Apollo flight to the Moon, what are the options for companies and countries contemplating their own giant leap for mankind?
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Abundance at the Bottom: Stanford’s Solar Benin Project

Abundance at the Bottom: Stanford’s Solar Benin Project | 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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A 360-degree view of the world | KurzweilAI

A 360-degree view of the world | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
FlyViz (credit: Jérôme Ardouin et al.) Have you ever dreamed of having eyes in the back of your head? Yeah, we haven't either, but FlyVIZ, designed by
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Eric Schmidt: How We Outrace the Robots

Eric Schmidt: How We Outrace the Robots | leapmind | Scoop.it
The executive chairman of Google says that the three great economic trends of our time are globalization, demography and automation, and together they will create a worldwide crisis in employment.
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U.S. spy agency predicts a very transhuman future by 2030

U.S. spy agency predicts a very transhuman future by 2030 | leapmind | Scoop.it
The National Intelligence Council has just released its much anticipated forecasting report, a 140-page document that outlines major trends and technological developments we should expect in the next 20 years.
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BBC News - It will take a 'baby elephant' to knock over this bike

BBC News - It will take a 'baby elephant' to knock over this bike | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sumi Das examines how a bike using technology found on the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope can stand up by itself.
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'Transcendence' Revealed: Johnny Depp to Play Supercomputer (Exclusive) | The Wrap Movies

'Transcendence' Revealed: Johnny Depp to Play Supercomputer (Exclusive) | The Wrap Movies | leapmind | Scoop.it
Johnny Depp's highly guarded sci-fi film "Transcendence" -- from the team behind "Inception" -- will delve into the cutting edge of science, from nanotechnology to singularity
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