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Would You Fly On an Airplane Without Any Seats?

Would You Fly On an Airplane Without Any Seats? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Would You Fly On an Airplane Without Any Seats? by Gizmodo UK. Ryanair, the airline who absolutely loves to stir up publicity by way of controversy, has another idea for airplanes: no seats. As if charging to use the l .
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Speech Recognition Breakthrough for the Spoken, Translated Word

Chief Research Officer Rick Rashid demonstrates a speech recognition breakthrough via machine translation that converts his spoken English words into compute...
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The Real Revolution Is Openness, Clay Shirky Tells Tech Leaders - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education

The Real Revolution Is Openness, Clay Shirky Tells Tech Leaders - Wired Campus - The Chronicle of Higher Education | leapmind | Scoop.it
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14 Ways Pot Legalization Could Boost The Economy

14 Ways Pot Legalization Could Boost The Economy | leapmind | Scoop.it
Two states became the first to legalize marijuana for recreational use Tuesday, but it's not just users that may get a high as a result.
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The big question: "What is the future of human physical enhancement?" (Wired UK)

The big question: "What is the future of human physical enhancement?" (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wired talks to the experts about what to expect from the future of the human ability...
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Forget apps and useless startups: These four African girls have created a pee-powered generator

Forget apps and useless startups: These four African girls have created a pee-powered generator | leapmind | Scoop.it
What have you built lately? 14-year-olds Duro-Aina Adebola, Akindele Abiola, Faleke Oluwatoyin, and 15-year-old Bello Eniola have created a urine powered generator.



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Beyond AGI: Imagining the Unimaginable

Beyond AGI: Imagining the Unimaginable | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dr.Ben Goertzel, a self-described Cosmist and Singularitarian, is one of the world's leading researchers in artificial general intelligence (AGI), natural language processing, cognitive science, data...
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Sexbots Will Give Us Longevity Orgasms - Transhumanity.net

Sexbots Will Give Us Longevity Orgasms - Transhumanity.net | leapmind | Scoop.it
Sexbots are coming, and we will cum with them. Three times a week or whatever our physician / longevity coach recommends.
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US Congress: China’s cyberwarfare is becoming a serious problem for the United States | ExtremeTech

US Congress: China’s cyberwarfare is becoming a serious problem for the United States | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chinese technology consumers are now a substantial group, but an ego-blow is the least of the western world's problems. Cyberwarfare is now a growing issue on the Chinese front, and that leaves the United States vulnerable in a very serious way.
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New technology helps machines learn like humans | Machines Like Us

New technology helps machines learn like humans | Machines Like Us | leapmind | Scoop.it
On a gated 2.5-acre property southeast of Nashville International Airport, behind a stone building that looks like a small bed and breakfast, past the basketball hoop, beyond a grill and patio table, to the left of a pool and water slide, is a small...
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Toward Intelligent Humanoids | iCub 2012

Director / Screenwriter / Voice Over: Mikhail Frank Co-Director / Cinematographer / Editor: Tomás Donoso (www.tomasdonoso.com) Music: Magnus Birgersson aka Solar…...
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Tapping body heat to power monitoring devices | mobihealthnews

Tapping body heat to power monitoring devices | mobihealthnews | leapmind | Scoop.it

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Internet of Things Europe - The movie: Imagine everything was linked...

Please give us your feedback! We launched a public consultation (open till 12.07.2012) on the "Internet of Things". How would you envisage the "governance" o...
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Scientists Make Light Travel Infinitely Fast

Scientists Make Light Travel Infinitely Fast | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists Make Light Travel Infinitely Fast by Gizmodo UK. A team of scientists is claiming to have achieved the seemingly impossible: it's managed to create a nanoscale device which allows light to travel infinite .
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Eye Am a Camera: Surveillance and Sousveillance in the Glassage | TIME.com

Eye Am a Camera: Surveillance and Sousveillance in the Glassage | TIME.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
The following is a guest post by Professor Steve Mann. Read Mann's complete bio at the end of this article for more information.
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The Game Theory of Brain Enhancement - Forbes

The Game Theory of Brain Enhancement - Forbes | leapmind | Scoop.it
A Hitachi engineer displays a portable optical topography device (Image credit: AFP via @daylife) Around two years ago I wrote about how brain enhancing technologies were inevitable from a game theoretic point of view.
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NOROROT robotic vehicle could lead to stair-climbing wheelchairs by 2017 | ZeitNews

NOROROT robotic vehicle could lead to stair-climbing wheelchairs by 2017 | ZeitNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Tokyo's Kamata lab are working on a new wheeled robotic vehicle that can climb stairs.
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Robots replace costly US Navy mine-clearance dolphins

Robots replace costly US Navy mine-clearance dolphins | leapmind | Scoop.it
After more than 50 years of loyal service, the US Navy tells BBC Future it is ready to replace its pods of highly trained sea mammals with cheaper robots.
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Entanglement Could Make Quantum Batteries Almost Perfect, Say Theorists | MIT Technology Review

Entanglement Could Make Quantum Batteries Almost Perfect, Say Theorists | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
In theory, quantum batteries such as atoms and molecules can store and release energy on demand almost perfectly--provided they are entangled, says physicists (Entanglement Could Make Quantum Batteries Almost Perfect, Say Theorists
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Radical planes take shape

Radical planes take shape | leapmind | Scoop.it
Engineers and designers are giving commercial aircraft a makeover, in a bid to make them faster, greener and more efficient.
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New At The Dentist: 3D Printing “Dental Crowns While You Wait”

New At The Dentist: 3D Printing “Dental Crowns While You Wait” | leapmind | Scoop.it
The trip to the dentist just got a little less painful, at least in terms of time spent there. A new system is being used by a handful of dentists to scan patients’ teeth and create crowns for them while they wait.
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Speed Daters' Brains Reveal Reason For Instant Attraction

Speed Daters' Brains Reveal Reason For Instant Attraction | leapmind | Scoop.it
By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/06/2012 05:12 PM EST on LiveScience How do you know when you're attracted to a new face?
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33rd Square | Blind Mole Rats Found To Be Cancer-Proof, Point To Promising Research Avenues

33rd Square | Blind Mole Rats Found To Be Cancer-Proof, Point To Promising Research Avenues | leapmind | Scoop.it
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'Terminator' arm is world's most advanced prosthetic limb

A father who lost his arm in an accident six years ago has been given a new lease of life by a hi-tech bionic hand which is so precise he can type again. Nig...
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Genetically engineered tomatoes decrease plaque build-up in mice / American Heart Association

Genetically engineered tomatoes decrease plaque build-up in mice / American Heart Association | leapmind | Scoop.it
AHA Newsroom, AHA News, heart news, heart health news, news releases, heart news releases, stroke news releases, stroke news, advocacy news, advocacy news releases, press releases, multimedia, podcast, video, audio interview...
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