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Teaching The iPhone To Drive: The Coming Singularity In Machine Vision - Forbes

Teaching The iPhone To Drive: The Coming Singularity In Machine Vision - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
*This article co-authored with Los Alamos neuro-physicist Michael Ham This is a story about a coming singularity.
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Future of space: great promise, but many challenges yet to be solved

Future of space: great promise, but many challenges yet to be solved | leapmind | Scoop.it
Will living in offworld space colonies ever be embraced by mainstream humanity?
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Hackers prepare space satellites

Hackers prepare space satellites | leapmind | Scoop.it
Hackers unveil plans to build space satellites and a ground network of tracking stations to combat censorship of the internet.
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Proving quantum computers feasible | Machines Like Us

Proving quantum computers feasible | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
With a new contribution to probability theory, researchers show that relatively simple physical systems could yield powerful quantum computers.
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Why You Should Bet on Bionic Brains

Why You Should Bet on Bionic Brains | leapmind | Scoop.it
Is it time to take the prospect of artificial intelligence emulating human abilities seriously?
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Researchers make flexible, low-voltage circuits using nanocrystals

Researchers make flexible, low-voltage circuits using nanocrystals | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Electronic circuits are typically integrated in rigid silicon wafers, but flexibility opens up a wide range of applications.
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Shocker: GE sees huge upside for internet of industrial things

Shocker: GE sees huge upside for internet of industrial things | leapmind | Scoop.it
General Electric, the mega-conglomerate behind machines from household appliances to jet engines, says there are huge productivity gains to be had by connecting manufacturing and test devices up to the "industrial internet." (Shocker: GE sees huge...
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We May Not Have Flying Cars Yet, But Visioneers Are Inventing a New Future - Forbes

We May Not Have Flying Cars Yet, But Visioneers Are Inventing a New Future - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
We May Not Have Flying Cars Yet, But Visioneers Are Inventing a New FutureForbesBy W.
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What will next-generation smartphones look like? | Digital Trends

What will next-generation smartphones look like? | Digital Trends | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cheap international roaming, better accommodation for business users, wireless charging and other new features will define a coming generation of even smarter smartphones.
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Could mankind fall to artificial intelligence? | Machines Like Us

Could mankind fall to artificial intelligence? | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
A couple of careers ago, in 1996 if I recall correctly, I had a fascinating discussion over lunch one day with author Bruce Sterling about the challenges he, and other authors like him, faced as a writer of hard science fiction — the challenges of...
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An Apology for a Cybernetic Future - Transhumanity.net

An Apology for a Cybernetic Future - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Recently the giant (1e6+ employees) manufacturer Foxconn based in China announced that it was purchasing thousands of robots to replace humans on the assembly line.
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James' bond: A graphene / nanotube hybrid

James' bond: A graphene / nanotube hybrid | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—A seamless graphene/nanotube hybrid created at Rice University may be the best electrode interface material possible for many energy storage and electronics applications.
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Scientists say they're close to unlocking the secrets of immortality

Scientists say they're close to unlocking the secrets of immortality | leapmind | Scoop.it
People have searched for the secret to everlasting life since ancient times. Now, scientists say they may be close to achieving immortality, or something close to it.
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New imaging techniques track lithium-ion reactions in real-time, potential for more powerful, longer-lasting batteries

New imaging techniques track lithium-ion reactions in real-time, potential for more powerful, longer-lasting batteries | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—The cherished portability of many popular electronics, from smart phones to laptops, mostly comes courtesy of lithium-ion batteries.
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Ready To Download Your Next Pair Of Shoes? How 3D Printing Is Turning Bits Into Atoms

Ready To Download Your Next Pair Of Shoes? How 3D Printing Is Turning Bits Into Atoms | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Q&A with star Silicon Valley startup investor Mike Maples.
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Prototype robots autonomously strip paint from aircraft using lasers

Prototype robots autonomously strip paint from aircraft using lasers | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers have developed a team of robots to autonomously strip paint and other exterior coatings from military aircraft using a continuous wave laser.
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90% of young adults sleep with their smartphones | Impact Lab

90% of young adults sleep with their smartphones | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Half of people check their phones immediately if they wake up during the night.
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RNA-based vaccine could wipe out the flu forever

RNA-based vaccine could wipe out the flu forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
While traditional vaccines can offer annual protection from the latest flu strains, the viruses mutate and evolve so fast that we're right back where we started the following year.
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An innovation agenda to help people win the race against the machines - O'Reilly Radar

An innovation agenda to help people win the race against the machines - O'Reilly Radar | leapmind | Scoop.it
If the country is going to have a serious conversation about innovation, unemployment and job creation, we must talk about our race against the machines. For centuries, we've been...
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New Nanotech Battery Energy Storage System Debuts in Kansas City

New Nanotech Battery Energy Storage System Debuts in Kansas City | leapmind | Scoop.it
 
Kansas City’s electrical grid just got stronger and smarter, thanks to a new nano-battery energy storage system.
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We Are All Stardust

Join Dr. Philipp Heck and his team at the Field Museum's Robert A. Pritzker Center for Meteoritics and Polar Studies in their quest for presolar grains - cosmic stardust older than our Solar System!

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Billions of Sexes - Transhumanity.net

Billions of Sexes - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
There are two sexes, male and female, right? Wrong! In fact, there is a continuum of sex types, ranging from very male to very female, with countless variations in between.
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