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Zuckerberg on VR, anonymity and Facebook's future (Wired UK)

Zuckerberg on VR, anonymity and Facebook's future (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Skeptics may wonder if Facebook can keep 1.2 billion users. But Zuckerberg doesn’t concede that’s even an issue
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Device could boost image quality for phones, computers and TVs

Device could boost image quality for phones, computers and TVs | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A device created by UCLA researchers could lead to a significant leap in the quality of images on smartphones, computer displays, TVs and inkjet printers.
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Why We Should Look Forward to Living to 120 and Beyond

Why We Should Look Forward to Living to 120 and Beyond | leapmind | Scoop.it
Advances in medical technology give us fewer reasons to fear living past 100, one expert argues.
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Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle damaged from heart attacks in primates

Stem cell therapy regenerates heart muscle damaged from heart attacks in primates | leapmind | Scoop.it
Heart cells created from human embryonic stem cells successfully restored damaged heart muscles in monkeys.
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Avidbots Wants to Automate Commercial Cleaning With Robots - IEEE Spectrum

Avidbots Wants to Automate Commercial Cleaning With Robots - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Can autonomous robots break into the commercial cleaning market?
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Scientists reveal molecular secrets behind resveratrol's health benefits

Scientists reveal molecular secrets behind resveratrol's health benefits | leapmind | Scoop.it
Resveratrol has been much in the news as the component of grapes and red wine associated with reducing 'bad cholesterol,' heart disease and some types of cancer.
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Google Self-Driving Car on City Streets - YouTube

The Google self-driving car navigates some common scenarios on city streets near the Googleplex. Learn more: http://goo.gl/LKlBZQ
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OpEdNews Article: OUR FINAL INVENTION -- A Book Report on Artificial Intelligence

OpEdNews Article: OUR FINAL INVENTION -- A Book Report on Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
If governments are permitted to develop or weaponize Artificial Intelligence, you can kiss the human race goodbye.
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Nanoporous Material Combines the Best of Batteries and Supercapacitors - IEEE Spectrum

Nanoporous Material Combines the Best of Batteries and Supercapacitors - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rice University researchers develop a material that is flexible, scalable, and combines the best of batteries and supercapacitors
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SCiO's Handheld Scanner Aims to Detect Food Ingredients and Identify Pills

SCiO's Handheld Scanner Aims to Detect Food Ingredients and Identify Pills | leapmind | Scoop.it
If your technology product doesn’t seem to most users like a magic trick, you’re not trying hard enough: It’s an industry adage that explains
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Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so…

Are the robots about to rise? Google's new director of engineering thinks so… | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil popularised the 'singularity' concept, when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking. Now he is trying to make it a reality for Google. Carole Cadwalladr meets him
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Watson in your pocket: Supercomputer gets own apps - tech - 28 April 2014 - New Scientist

Watson in your pocket: Supercomputer gets own apps - tech - 28 April 2014 - New Scientist | leapmind | Scoop.it
Watson, the cognitive computer that can be an expert in any subject is moving to the cloud, and will soon be accessible via smartphone app
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Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain

Scientists create circuit board modeled on the human brain | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed faster, more energy-efficient microchips based on the human brain -- 9,000 times faster and using significantly less power than a typical PC.
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GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: CRISPR—Fast, Easy … and Increasingly Accurate

GEN | Insight & Intelligence™: CRISPR—Fast, Easy … and Increasingly Accurate | leapmind | Scoop.it
The popular gene editing approach is proving to be a disruptive technology.
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Coming soon: A brain implant to restore memory

Coming soon: A brain implant to restore memory | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the next few months, highly secretive US military researchers say they will unveil new advances toward developing a brain implant that could one day restore a wounded soldier's memory.
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Common pills failing to fight superbugs: WHO - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site

Common pills failing to fight superbugs: WHO - TOI Mobile | The Times of India Mobile Site | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drug-resistant microbes have evolved to an extent where up to 50% of patients affected by the superbugs are not getting cured by medicines commonly used against them, said the World Health Organisation’s first global surveillance report on...
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SCiO: This Unbelievable Device Will Change The Way We Interact With The World

SCiO: This Unbelievable Device Will Change The Way We Interact With The World | leapmind | Scoop.it
An affordable handheld sensor, which is the size of a flash drive, and can analyze the composition of any matter, like fruit, or medicine, sounds like it couldn't be true. It is.
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Volvo Matches Google's Test of City-roaming Cars - IEEE Spectrum

Volvo Matches Google's Test of City-roaming Cars - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
City streets are the toughest test for robocars
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Beijing researchers explore liquid metal to reconnect nerves

Beijing researchers explore liquid metal to reconnect nerves | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Medical Xpress)—What is the most effective way to reconnect severed nerves? After years of research, scientists are still exploring, aware of the risks of long-term disability.
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Pig Heart Transplants For Humans Are On The Way

Pig Heart Transplants For Humans Are On The Way | leapmind | Scoop.it
One lab baboon has had a pig heart in its body for more than a year now.
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This space-age insulation company you've never heard of is planning to go public

This space-age insulation company you've never heard of is planning to go public | leapmind | Scoop.it
These guys are making ultra-efficient insulation from 97 percent air, and oil refiners and power plant builders are loving it.
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Robotic trucks taking over in Pilbara as mines shift to automation

Robotic trucks taking over in Pilbara as mines shift to automation | leapmind | Scoop.it
Driverless trucks, trains and drills are gradually replacing manual and often dangerous mining jobs in WA's north.
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Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing | KurzweilAI

Skin layer grown from human stem cells could replace animals in drug and cosmetics testing | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
Keratinocyte (cells in the outermost layer of skin) colonies developed from human induced pluripotent stem cells (credit: King's College London) An
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Microsoft takes on Google X with its own secretive Special Projects group | ExtremeTech

Microsoft takes on Google X with its own secretive Special Projects group | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microsoft, clearly a bit jealous of the gratuitous geeky kudos being mopped up by Google X, has set up its own secretive Special Projects group. The group is being headed up by Norman Whitaker, previously a deputy director at DARPA.
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Reinvent Artificial Intelligence

Reinvent Artificial Intelligence | leapmind | Scoop.it
Talk about a fundamental Reinvention! The arrival of Artificial Intelligence could reinvent what it is to be human, to be employed.
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