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Regulating 23andMe to Death Won't Stop the New Age of Genetic Testing | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Regulating 23andMe to Death Won't Stop the New Age of Genetic Testing | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
23andMe is an example of what we call a 'big bang disruption'. Often, incumbents’ only competitive response -- or the only one they can think of -- is to run to the regulators.
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Robots Can't End Amazon's Labor Woes Because They Don't Have Hands | Wired Business | Wired.com

Robots Can't End Amazon's Labor Woes Because They Don't Have Hands | Wired Business | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
This holiday season, Amazon has faced conflict and tragedy involving workers at its warehouses, where the logistics of Christmas demand machine-like precision.
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Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford?

Why Is Machine Learning (CS 229) The Most Popular Course At Stanford? | leapmind | Scoop.it
For robots to act autonomously and for technology to function unobtrusively in the world, machine learning is essential.
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Going from Good to Great with Complex Tasks: Scientific American

Going from Good to Great with Complex Tasks: Scientific American | leapmind | Scoop.it
From piano to public speaking, there is an ideal way for a performer to stay engaged
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Why we should give free money to everyone

Why we should give free money to everyone | leapmind | Scoop.it
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5 Ways To Innovate By Cross-Pollinating Ideas

5 Ways To Innovate By Cross-Pollinating Ideas | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tina Seelig details how to combine unlike concepts to create the next big thing.
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Engineers solve a biological mystery and boost artificial intelligence

Engineers solve a biological mystery and boost artificial intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
By simulating 25,000 generations of evolution within computers, engineering and robotics researchers have discovered why biological networks tend to be organized as modules -- a finding that will lead to a deeper understanding of the evolution of...
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Pirate Bay continues to expand despite mounting anti-piracy movement

Pirate Bay continues to expand despite mounting anti-piracy movement | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Pirate Bay inarguably proved its resilience in 2013, making no less than six domain changes and evading international copyright enforcers.
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Switzerland’s Proposal to Pay People for Being Alive

Switzerland’s Proposal to Pay People for Being Alive | leapmind | Scoop.it
The simplest welfare program imaginable: an income for everyone, no strings attached.
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Automation, Drones and Robots Lead to Guaranteeing Incomes for Humans - Inter Press Service

Automation, Drones and Robots Lead to Guaranteeing Incomes for Humans - Inter Press Service | leapmind | Scoop.it
In this column, Hazel Henderson, president of Ethical Markets Media (USA and Brazil), author of Building A Win-Win World and other books, and advisor to the U.S.
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Free of Gene Patents, Personalized Medicine Enters New Era — NOVA Next | PBS

Free of Gene Patents, Personalized Medicine Enters New Era — NOVA Next | PBS | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers are optimistic the U.S. Supreme Court ruling against gene patents breathed new life into personalized medicine.
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Sex Toys and Cybersex Are Enhanced by New Technology

Sex Toys and Cybersex Are Enhanced by New Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
The next generation in sex toys — in the vein of “Her,” starring Joaquin Phoenix — is taking high-tech high jinks to a futuristic level, at warp speed.
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Michigan to Allow Autonomous Cars onto Icy Roads

Michigan has become the fourth US state to allow autonomous cars to be tested on its roads, which should help carmakers program for icy winter conditions.
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How Tesla Batteries Are Powering an Energy Revolution

How Tesla Batteries Are Powering an Energy Revolution | leapmind | Scoop.it
Those Tesla Motors lithium-ion battery packs aren’t just powering electric luxury sports sedans for the 1% any more.
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Welcome to the Age of the Upgrade

Welcome to the Age of the Upgrade | leapmind | Scoop.it
As the 1980s came to a close, a curious thing happened to American consumers: they began to really understand what the word "upgrade" meant. This realization occurred thanks to a magical fusion of...
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The age of artificial intelligence is here

The age of artificial intelligence is here | leapmind | Scoop.it
Computers can now learn from their mistakes and this will turn the digital world into a new era in 2014, according to the N.Y. Times print edition today. The vi
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The3D Printing Revolution Enters Its 2.0 Phase

The3D Printing Revolution Enters Its 2.0 Phase | leapmind | Scoop.it
Inside Real Estate/Staff, New Issue America/New Issue Pipeline, Industry Snapshot/Default, New Issue America/Default, Making Money/Investor's Corner, Front Page News/Feature Story, Front Page News/General ...
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7 Huge Tech Trends to Expect in 2014

7 Huge Tech Trends to Expect in 2014 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Major innovations were few and far between in 2013. But 2014 promises a whole new world in tech. Here are 7 predictions.
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Rewriting our DNA promises amazing benefits, experts say

Rewriting our DNA promises amazing benefits, experts say | leapmind | Scoop.it
What if you could improve memory and intelligence, and live in an ageless body – just by taking a pill?
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The business of robots: Why robotics are finally taking over corporate America

The business of robots: Why robotics are finally taking over corporate America | leapmind | Scoop.it
The idea of robots doing our bidding in the home has long been a sci-fi dream -- but in business it's becoming a reality at companies like Google and Amazon.
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Plastic made from pollution hits U.S. market

Plastic made from pollution hits U.S. market | leapmind | Scoop.it
The 31-year-old co-founders of Newlight Technologies have two factories making AirCarbon -- plastic from captured carbon that will soon appear in the form of chairs, food containers and cell phone cases.
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Science’s obsession: The search for a “smart pill”

Science’s obsession: The search for a “smart pill” | leapmind | Scoop.it
Science has plenty of theories about how to enhance our brains. Journalist Dan Hurley tested those theories
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33rd Square | Joscha Bach on How To Build A Mind

33rd Square | Joscha Bach on How To Build A Mind | leapmind | Scoop.it
In this talk from the 30C3 Conference, AI researcher Joscha Bach addressed some of the basic ideas that will underlie a unified computational model of the mind, and especially focus on a computational understanding of motivation and autonomy,...
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Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission | leapmind | Scoop.it
Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to...
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Transhumanism Will Change Everything

Transhumanism Will Change Everything | leapmind | Scoop.it
Humans are augmenting themselves with computers and technology that will expand their abilities, and it's going to get more advanced and morally complex as time passes.
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Roberto Ivan Ramirez's curator insight, December 29, 2013 11:37 PM

Los transhumanistas pretenden que todo se modifique y se transforme a través de la inteligencia artificial y la biotecnología, sin embargo, detrás de todo ese artificiosos discurso innovador que puede estar lleno de esperqanza para la evolución de la especie humana, se oculta una agenda en la que la humanidad no está considerada del todo.