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Will a robot take your kid’s job? - The Boston Globe

Will a robot take your kid’s job? - The Boston Globe | leapmind | Scoop.it
A troubling new study suggests technology will mean downward mobility—especially for the young.
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The Technium: Pain of the New

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New media technologies often cause an allergic reaction when they first appear. We may find them painful before we find them indispensable.

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Totally blind mice get sight back

Totally blind mice get sight back | leapmind | Scoop.it
Totally blind mice have had their sight restored by injections of light-sensing cells into the eye, UK researchers report.
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2013 Prediction: Asia Takes Two Routes To Space

2013 Prediction: Asia Takes Two Routes To Space | leapmind | Scoop.it
Science and technology have utterly transformed human life in the past few generations, and forecasts of the future used to be measured in decades. But
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23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021

23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021 | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Maya said we're due for a shake-up soon. Turns out, they were right.
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How Your Android Phone Could Help Scientists Predict the Weather | Wired Science | Wired.com

How Your Android Phone Could Help Scientists Predict the Weather | Wired Science | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Atmospheric scientists are working with an app developer to take air pressure information that is already being collected from thousands of Android phones and feed it into sophisticated new climate models.
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Google’s New Director Of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, Is Building Your ‘Cybernetic Friend’ | TechCrunch

Google’s New Director Of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, Is Building Your ‘Cybernetic Friend’ | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
World-renowned artificial intelligence expert and Google's new Director of Engineering, Ray Kurzweil, wants to build a search engine so sophisticated that it could act like a 'cybernetic friend,' who knows users better than they know themselves.
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We were expecting this, looking forward to the result of this evolution
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Google Is Really Three Companies, All On A Roll - Forbes

Google Is Really Three Companies, All On A Roll - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
Before Ray Kurzweil's announcement about joining Google, I had been thinking about the search giant as two discreet companies in one skin. Now, I think three.
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Celestial flybys set to thrill

Celestial flybys set to thrill | leapmind | Scoop.it
Astronomers are gearing up for thrills this year when Earth gets buzzed by two rogue asteroids and two comets, including a wanderer last seen by the forerunners of mankind.
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Patent trolls are about to invade the cloud

Patent trolls are about to invade the cloud | leapmind | Scoop.it
Huge and expense patent battles are going away anytime soon. -- in fact, they're likely to continue to pick up steam this year. Efrat Kasznik, of Foresight Valuation Group, lays out some of the intellectual property battlegrounds of tomorrow.
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France sets requirements for nanoparticles

France sets requirements for nanoparticles | leapmind | Scoop.it
France has become the first country in Europe to require manufacturers to identify use of nano-particles, the extremely fine grains that are increasingly found in drugs and consumer products.
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Obama Drops Satellite Ban, Gives Aerospace Industry A Lift - Forbes

Obama Drops Satellite Ban, Gives Aerospace Industry A Lift - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
An Iridium satellite (Photo credit: Wikipedia) For more than a decade, U.S.
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Infographic: The Self-Driving, Ultra-Connected Car of the Future

Infographic: The Self-Driving, Ultra-Connected Car of the Future | leapmind | Scoop.it
What will the car of the future look like? Will it drive itself and communicate with other vehicles in order to avoid a huge percentage of accidents?
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Your Flexible, Rollable Tablet Is (Finally) Ready... Er, Almost

Your Flexible, Rollable Tablet Is (Finally) Ready... Er, Almost | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's been an awful lot of talk before this year's CES in Las Vegas of flexible mobile phones and tablets finally being ready for the mainstream consumer. Well, not quite.
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GMOs: The Future Of Food - Transhumanity.net

GMOs: The Future Of Food - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
For several months now, I’ve wanted to put together a post talking about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), and particularly in the context of food.  I’ve had several debates with my friends – I tend toward the pro-GMO camp and several of my friends...
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Future Technology Could Eliminate the Need to Eat Food

Future Technology Could Eliminate the Need to Eat Food | leapmind | Scoop.it
By early 2030s, experts predict nanobots will be developed to improve the human digestive system, and by 2040 or before, as radical as this sounds, we could eliminate our need for food and eating.
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BBC News - The internet's next big frontier

BBC News - The internet's next big frontier | leapmind | Scoop.it
The next big frontier for the web - called the internet of things - will allow you to use a smartphone to control your home heating, pay for parking and even monitor your own fitness.
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Unlocking nature's quantum engineering for efficient solar energy

Unlocking nature's quantum engineering for efficient solar energy | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Quantum scale photosynthesis in biological systems which inhabit extreme environments could hold key to new designs for solar energy and nanoscale devices.
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Conquering Babel

Conquering Babel | leapmind | Scoop.it
IN “STAR TREK”, a television series of the 1960s, no matter how far across the universe the Starship Enterprise travelled, any aliens it encountered would...
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TEDxRio+20 - Jose Luis Cordeiro - The Future Is Not What It Used To Be - Videos - Transhumanity.net

TEDxRio+20 - Jose Luis Cordeiro - The Future Is Not What It Used To Be - Videos - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
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33rd Square | Did Kurzweil Leave Out An Acronym To Describe Singularity Technology?

33rd Square | Did Kurzweil Leave Out An Acronym To Describe Singularity Technology? | leapmind | Scoop.it
In Ray Kurzweil's The Singularity Is Near, he discusses three main technologies that will impact the future: G, N and R for genetics, nanotechnology and robotics (which includes the most powerful technology, AI).
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Graphene Still Trying to Replace ITO in Organic Solar Cells - IEEE Spectrum

Graphene Still Trying to Replace ITO in Organic Solar Cells - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Two years after a MIT research team showed how graphene could replace ITO in photovoltaics, another MIT team does it
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“Smart Drugs”  can Give you a Sharp, Fresh Brain - Transhumanity.net

“Smart Drugs”  can Give you a Sharp, Fresh Brain - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Are you BORED with your brain? Did your mind once erupt with fifteen weird ideas before breakfast but now… creativity throws you a bone once a week and it’s useless ‘cause when you check Google you find 176,000 people got there before you?
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