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America’s Business Elites Admit They’d Rather Hire Robots Than People

America’s Business Elites Admit They’d Rather Hire Robots Than People | leapmind | Scoop.it
Companies strongly prefer to hire robots and outsource work rather than hire Americans. If forced to create jobs, they will be part-time ones.
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How Google’s self-driving cars detect and avoid obstacles | ExtremeTech

How Google’s self-driving cars detect and avoid obstacles | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google's driverless cars are bristling with sensors, but what do they all do? The patents hold the answers.
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Artificial Cells Created that Change Shape and Move On their Own

Artificial Cells Created that Change Shape and Move On their Own | leapmind | Scoop.it
In the future, tiny machines may swim through our bloodstream repairing damage, attacking invaders, or taking real-time readings. We might even
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Ultimate Luxury: A Cadillac That Drives Itself

Ultimate Luxury: A Cadillac That Drives Itself | leapmind | Scoop.it
General Motors said Sunday it will introduce a 2017 Cadillac model equipped with advanced driver assist technology that will allow motorists to take their hands off the wheel at highway speeds for long stretches of time.
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Physicists Take Low-Light Images Using Less Than One Photon Per Pixel

Physicists Take Low-Light Images Using Less Than One  Photon Per Pixel | leapmind | Scoop.it
How many photons does it take to form an image? Not very many, say the researchers revolutionising photography
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This Technology Could Have The Biggest Impact On American Jobs Since Offshoring

Manufacturing in the U.S. will never be what it...
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The Coffee Genome Has Been Sequenced. Here's What That Means For You.

The Coffee Genome Has Been Sequenced. Here's What That Means For You. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Now that the coffee plant genome has been sequenced, it's only a matter of time until we're all brewing up genetically engineered, super-caffeinated coffee beans, right? Maybe. Here's what we know now about coffee that we never knew before.
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Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich

Body upgrades may be nearing reality, but only for the rich | leapmind | Scoop.it
Israeli historian Yuval Noah Harari says expensive human enhancements will lead to a society more unequal than ever
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John Wilkins - Artificial Intelligence, Neuroscience & Mind Uploading

John Wilkins - Artificial Intelligence, Neuroscience & Mind Uploading | leapmind | Scoop.it
AI, Neuroscience, & Mind Uploading - Thoughts from a philosopher - http://evolvingthoughts.net John is fascinated by science. It allows us to do things no ancient Greek (or West Semitic) thinker w
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Hundreds Of Fast Food Workers Arrested While Striking For Higher Wages

Hundreds Of Fast Food Workers Arrested While Striking For Higher Wages | leapmind | Scoop.it
Strikes continue to spread around the country, and fast food workers are now employing nonviolent civil disobedience.
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First graphene-based flexible display produced

First graphene-based flexible display produced | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nanowerk is the leading nanotechnology portal, committed to educate, inform and inspire about nanotechnologies, nanosciences, and other emerging technologies
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Amazon, Google moves highlight robotics wave: Schiff

Amazon, Google moves highlight robotics wave: Schiff | leapmind | Scoop.it
Watch the video Amazon, Google moves highlight robotics wave: Schiff on Yahoo Finance . Peter Schiff of Euro Pacific Capital on why robotics present a significant opportunity for investors
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Mass spectrometry in your hand

Mass spectrometry in your hand | leapmind | Scoop.it
If you're out in the field doing environmental testing, food checks, forensic work, or other chemical analysis, mass spectrometry is an extremely accurate detection tool with one huge drawback: You can lose days in sending samples back to the lab...
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Google's latest object recognition tech can spot everything in your living room

Google's latest object recognition tech can spot everything in your living room | leapmind | Scoop.it
Automatic object recognition in images is currently tricky. Even if a computer has the help of smart algorithms and human assistants, it may not catch
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The Future of Technology Isn't Just a Rich Man's Game - SERIOUS WONDER

The Future of Technology Isn't Just a Rich Man's Game - SERIOUS WONDER | leapmind | Scoop.it
While many still fear of a wealth gap in technology, history shows a different story for our future! - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
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The Daqri Smart Helmet Wants to Put Augmented Reality to Work

The Daqri Smart Helmet Wants to Put Augmented Reality to Work | leapmind | Scoop.it
Augmented reality is coming. Whether it's a dedicated screen strapped to your face or a just a pair of glasses, computer-enhanced vision will have a place in our tech future. But exactly what package it will arrive in is up for grabs.
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We should start taking artificial intelligence seriously | Impact Lab

We should start taking artificial intelligence seriously | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
AI is no longer just for technology companies. Intelligent machines have arrived, only they don't look at all like we expected. They aren't HAL from "2001: A
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Atlas Robot Slaves Away in MIT Lab, Hauling Metal Scaffolding for Us Humans

Atlas Robot Slaves Away in MIT Lab, Hauling Metal Scaffolding for Us Humans | leapmind | Scoop.it
The humanoid robot, Atlas, stands six feet tall and weighs three hundred pounds. The bot is built like an NFL offensive lineman, only substitute muscle, ligament, and bone for steel and hydraulics—...
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John Wilkins - Artificial Intelligence, Neuroscience & Mind Uploading - YouTube

AI, Neuroscience, & Mind Uploading - Thoughts from a philosopher - http://evolvingthoughts.net John is fascinated by science. It allows us to do things no an...
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Experience: I live in my car

Experience: I live in my car | leapmind | Scoop.it
Nick Andrew: 'I always said I'd have my own estate by the time I was 40, but I didn't think it would be like this'
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Robots will replace fast-food workers

Robots will replace fast-food workers | leapmind | Scoop.it
A number of companies have begun experimenting with new technology that could significantly reduce restaurant labor forces in the years to come.
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Quant e-Sportlimousine gets road legal in Europe ahead of production run

Quant e-Sportlimousine gets road legal in Europe ahead of production run | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Nanoflowcell Quant has been certified to use its cutting-edge, flow-cell energy storage system on German and European roads.
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EU Bets a Billion on Fantastic Voyage Exploiting Graphene - Bloomberg

EU Bets a Billion on Fantastic Voyage Exploiting Graphene - Bloomberg | leapmind | Scoop.it
EU Bets a Billion on Fantastic Voyage Exploiting Graphene
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O3b Is Now Bringing Its High Speed Satellite Internet To Emerging Markets

O3b Is Now Bringing Its High Speed Satellite Internet To Emerging Markets | leapmind | Scoop.it
O3b's constellation of eight satellites is now fully operational and providing high speed data services.
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