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Ted Chu on Singularity 1 on 1: The time has come to set a higher goal! - YouTube

http://www.singularityweblog.com/ted-chu/ ed Chu is a professor of economics and former chief economist for General Motors. Most recently, Dr. Chu is the aut...
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Research team implants human innate immune cells in mice

Research team implants human innate immune cells in mice | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Overcoming a major limitation to the study of the origins and progress of human disease, Yale researchers report that they have transplanted human innate immune cells into mouse models, which resulted in human immune responses.
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Pew Research – Lifestyles of the Young and Restless | Impact Lab

Pew Research – Lifestyles of the Young and Restless | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Millennials are detached from institutions, networked with friends. The Millennial generation, now ranging in age from 18 to 33, is forging a distinctive
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Facebook’s DeepFace Project Nears Human Accuracy In Identifying Faces | TechCrunch

Facebook’s DeepFace Project Nears Human Accuracy In Identifying Faces | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
Facebook has reached a major milestone in computer vision and pattern recognition, with 'DeepFace,' an algorithm capable of identifying a face in a crowd with..
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Scientists Create Genetically Modified Cells That Protect Against HIV

Scientists Create Genetically Modified Cells That Protect Against HIV | leapmind | Scoop.it
The treatment is considered radical, and the results were drawn from a small scale human trial, but for the first time in medical history, researchers have boosted their patients’ ability to fight HIV by replacing some of their natural immune cells...
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How Stephen Wolfram plans to reinvent data science & make wearables useful (interview)

How Stephen Wolfram plans to reinvent data science & make wearables useful (interview) | leapmind | Scoop.it
"If you're wearing six different kinds of health metrics and personal analytics tracking thingies, and they're measuring all kind of different things ... the question is, what do you do with it?"
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Volvo designs magnetic roads for cheaper, simpler self-driving cars | ExtremeTech

Volvo designs magnetic roads for cheaper, simpler self-driving cars | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Maybe we don't need all those fancy sensors for a self driving car to work. Volvo thinks most of the heavy lifting can be done by magnets.
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2013 was first year that pay-TV operators had net loss of subscribers

2013 was first year that pay-TV operators had net loss of subscribers | leapmind | Scoop.it
A report from Leichtman Research Group details how the 13 largest multi-channel video providers lost 105,000 subscribers in a 280,000-subscriber swing.
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Flexible carbon nanotube circuits made more reliable, power efficient

Flexible carbon nanotube circuits made more reliable, power efficient | leapmind | Scoop.it
Engineers would love to create flexible electronic devices, such as e-readers that could be folded to fit into a pocket.
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iRobot Ava 500 ‘bot offers pricey telepresence

iRobot Ava 500 ‘bot offers pricey telepresence | leapmind | Scoop.it
iRobot‘s Ava 500 smart telepresence robot has gone on sale, autonomously mapping out your office, industrial facility, or anywhere else, and then allowing ...
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Graphene smart contact lenses could give you thermal infrared and UV vision | ExtremeTech

Graphene smart contact lenses could give you thermal infrared and UV vision | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A breakthrough in graphene imaging technology means you might soon have a smart contact lens, or other ultra-thin device, with a built-in camera that also gives you infrared
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Bitcoin: How the digital currency is changing everything | Impact Lab

Bitcoin: How the digital currency is changing everything | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Bitcoin Today, the single most prominent, and telling, feature of bitcoin is its massive controversy in the media. Not a single day goes by without an
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Apple's Upcoming Health App Is the Start of Something Huge | Wired Business | Wired.com

Apple's Upcoming Health App Is the Start of Something Huge | Wired Business | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Apple is reportedly poised to launch a health tracking app called Healthbook. That's fantastic news for all the app makers who have been struggling to get people to use fitness monitoring apps. Here's why.
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Here's how we take back the Internet

Here's how we take back the Internet | leapmind | Scoop.it
Appearing by telepresence robot, Edward Snowden speaks at TED2014 about surveillance and Internet freedom.
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5 Reasons to Consider a No-Strings-Attached, Basic Income for All Americans

5 Reasons to Consider a No-Strings-Attached, Basic Income for All Americans | leapmind | Scoop.it
An idea whose time has finally come.
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Yes, You Will Obey Your Future Robot Boss : DNews

Yes, You Will Obey Your Future Robot Boss : DNews | leapmind | Scoop.it
A study suggests that you'll probably obey machines nearly as predictably as you do humans.
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Move Over Hackers, Biohackers Are Here

Move Over Hackers, Biohackers Are Here | leapmind | Scoop.it
The creators of FOX's new science-fiction buddy-cop show, Almost Human focuses the uncontrollable evolution of emerging tech. The solution is real cops need robot cop partners to help control crime.
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Has the time come for floating cities?

Has the time come for floating cities? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Could our cities be seaworthy – or are remarkable new proposals for floating urban communities merely utopian sci-fi?
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Toshiba unveils disease-detecting breathalyser

Toshiba unveils disease-detecting breathalyser | leapmind | Scoop.it
Japan's Toshiba on Tuesday unveiled a breathalyser which it says can detect a wide range of diseases just 30 seconds after users blow into the machine.
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Living for 1,000 years: an ‘out of this world’ future awaits us

Living for 1,000 years: an ‘out of this world’ future awaits us | leapmind | Scoop.it
Anti-aging guru Aubrey de Grey's prediction that the first person to live 1,000-years has already been born got me thinking. What might life be like in this long-range future?
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Good news everyone: if the robots steal all our jobs then true communism is possible

Good news everyone: if the robots steal all our jobs then true communism is possible | leapmind | Scoop.it
There's much heavy intellectual pondering going on among the usual Very Important People about what's going to happen if and when the robots come to take all our jobs. I've been guilty of such pond...
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Solar Power: Cost of production dropped 60%; price to equal thermal power's in three years - The Economic Times on Mobile

Solar Power: Cost of production dropped 60%; price to equal thermal power's in three years - The Economic Times on Mobile | leapmind | Scoop.it
The cost of production of solar power has dropped 60 per cent in three years. In three years, it will equal that of thermal power.
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Could robots be the journalists of the future?

Could robots be the journalists of the future? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Leila Haddou: In this digital age, even journalism is being automated. Now over to GUARBOT for the news ...
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