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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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Robots with Biological Brains: Issues and Consequences

Robots with Biological Brains: Issues and Consequences | leapmind | Scoop.it
In this talk a look is taken at the relatively new area of culturing neural tissue and embodying it in a mobile robot platform—essentially giving a robot a biological brain.
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Belinda Suvaal's curator insight, December 12, 2012 3:36 PM

the other way around would be 'fun' too?

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Norway Begins Four Year Test Of Thorium Nuclear Reactor

Norway Begins Four Year Test Of Thorium Nuclear Reactor | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Norwegian company is breaking with convention and switching to an alternative energy it hopes will be safer, cleaner and more efficient. But this isn’t about ditching fossil fuels, but rather about making the switch from uranium to thorium.
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33rd Square | IBM Breakthrough Will Use Light To Move Big Data

33rd Square | IBM Breakthrough Will Use Light To Move Big Data | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM has announced a breakthrough optical communication technology which has been verified in a manufacturing environment.
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Believe in UFOs? ETs? Here’s my “miniaturized” POV… - Transhumanity.net

Believe in UFOs? ETs? Here’s my “miniaturized” POV… - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Was that a giant extraterrestrial spacecraft hovering over Istanbul?  Did alien “gods” build Macchu Picchu?  Are 13 astronauts lying when they report they saw UFOS, including Buzz Aldrin on Apollo 11?
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Hacking the Human Brain: The Next Domain of Warfare | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Hacking the Human Brain: The Next Domain of Warfare | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's been fashionable in military circles to talk about cyberspace as a "fifth domain" for warfare, along with land, space, air and sea. But there's a sixth and arguably more important warfighting domain emerging: the human brain.
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Google's Universal Push into the Big Data Industry | Web Analytics World

Google's Universal Push into the Big Data Industry | Web Analytics World | leapmind | Scoop.it
Will Google Analytics be the go-to "Big Data" analysts tool. Read about how all the facts line up for Google to be the major player in this rapidly emerging industry.
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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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What is Techno-Immortality? - Transhumanity.net

What is Techno-Immortality? - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Cyberconsciousness implies techno-immortality.  Immortality means living forever.  This has never happened in the real world, so we think of immortality as a spiritual existence (as in heaven) or as a non-personal existence (as in ‘Bach’s music will...
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Transhumanist Ideas Need to Evolve for Mainstream Popularity – how can this be accomplished? - Transhumanity.net

Transhumanist Ideas Need to Evolve for Mainstream Popularity – how can this be accomplished? - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Why do you (transhumanists in general) care if mainstream thinking in modern civilization cares about ‘Transhumanism’?
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Princeton’s nanomesh nearly triples solar cell efficiency | ExtremeTech

Princeton’s nanomesh nearly triples solar cell efficiency | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A research team at Princeton has used nanotechnology to create a mesh that increases efficiency over traditional organic solar cells nearly three fold.
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Google offers $99 Chromebook for teachers and students | Digital Trends

Google offers $99 Chromebook for teachers and students | Digital Trends | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google will be offering a discounted Chromebook, the Samsung Series 5, at only $99 for teachers and students until December 21st.
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Three-Wheeled ELF Can Be Plugged In, Pedaled or Solar-Powered | Autopia | Wired.com

Three-Wheeled ELF Can Be Plugged In, Pedaled or Solar-Powered | Autopia | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's no shortage of bizarre, motorized bicycle crossbreeds in the world, but there just aren't enough bizarre, motorized tricycle crossbreeds. So enter the ELF, a three-wheeled, electrically-assisted velomobile that ups the ante with solar panels.
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Japan researchers invent solar-cell fabric

Japan researchers invent solar-cell fabric | leapmind | Scoop.it
Clothes that could literally light up your life were unveiled Tuesday by Japanese researchers who said their solar-cell fabric would eventually let wearers harvest energy on the go.
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