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Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one | leapmind | Scoop.it
One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some
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The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time | TechCrunch

The Sweet Irony Of Popcorn Time | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
The absolutely lovely irony with Popcorn Time is that it's doing for the distribution of pirated movies exactly what the movie industry needs to do for..
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Rise of the machine reporters

Rise of the machine reporters | leapmind | Scoop.it
A computer-generated Los Angeles Times earthquake article has some journalists wondering whether it's only a matter of time before they're replaced by robots.
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To Oculus and beyond: Peering into the future of virtual reality at GDC 2014 | PCWorld

To Oculus and beyond: Peering into the future of virtual reality at GDC 2014 | PCWorld | leapmind | Scoop.it
If the sea of virtual reality headsets, peripherals, games, and even MOVIES are any indication, the future's already here.
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The 2014 Isaac Asimov Memorial Debate: Selling Space - YouTube

Space exploration is entering a new era. Dozens of aerospace companies have emerged in recent years, all with the goal of commercializing space as never befo...
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Google rejects military funding for its advanced humanoid robot

Google rejects military funding for its advanced humanoid robot | leapmind | Scoop.it
Once upon a time, if you wanted money to build humanoid robots, you basically had to get it from the military — specifically, the high-risk, high-reward technology lab known as the Defense...
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Zuckerberg and Musk back software startup that mimics human learning

Zuckerberg and Musk back software startup that mimics human learning | leapmind | Scoop.it
San Francisco startup Vicarious aims to create 'a computer that thinks like a person except it doesn't need to eat or sleep'
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Are We Heading for a Jesus Singularity?

Are We Heading for a Jesus Singularity? | leapmind | Scoop.it
If AGI will be here in 20 years or so, and most of those people currently in charge of the U.S. government subscribe to Christianity and believe in Jesus, what are atheist transhumanists to do?...
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What if Netflix switched to P2P for video streaming?

What if Netflix switched to P2P for video streaming? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings suggested tongue-in-cheek this week that the company could switch to P2P video streaming to avoid peering troubles with ISPs. Would that actually be possible?
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FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » 162 Future Jobs: Preparing for Jobs that Don’t Yet Exist

FuturistSpeaker.com – A Study of Future Trends and Predictions by Futurist Thomas Frey » Blog Archive » 162 Future Jobs: Preparing for Jobs that Don’t Yet Exist | leapmind | Scoop.it
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Microbes and Metabolites sequenced for Venter's Anti-aging company Human Longevity

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Maker of In-Wheel Electric Car Motors Goes to China - IEEE Spectrum

Maker of In-Wheel Electric Car Motors Goes to China - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Start-up Protean Electric expects Chinese EV makers to be first to use powerful, space-saving motors
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New DNA-editing technology spawns bold UC initiative

New DNA-editing technology spawns bold UC initiative | leapmind | Scoop.it
UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco are launching the Innovative Genomics Initiative (IGI) to lead a revolution in genetic engineering based on a new technology already generating novel strategies for gene therapy and the genetic study of disease.
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These Solar Panels Are At Peak Efficiency When Not In The Sun - PSFK

These Solar Panels Are At Peak Efficiency When Not In The Sun - PSFK | leapmind | Scoop.it
Overcast weather is no match for these 3D-printed photovoltaic cells.
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ZOOMING SOON: On Bitcoin's Heels, a Whole New Internet of Money? | World Future Society

ZOOMING SOON: On Bitcoin's Heels, a Whole New Internet of Money? | World Future Society | leapmind | Scoop.it
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How close are we to having robot companions? | MconneX | MichEpedia - YouTube

Will advances in artificial intelligence bring us closer to having robots in our homes? A Michigan Engineering expert weighs in on the goals and outlook for ...
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How Robots Will Work with Us Isn't Only a Technological Question

How Robots Will Work with Us Isn't Only a Technological Question | leapmind | Scoop.it
It also depends on how humans decide to design them.
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The Human API And The Advent Of The Cybernetic Renaissance

The Human API And The Advent Of The Cybernetic Renaissance | leapmind | Scoop.it
The effects of the human API are massive and we could be standing in the middle of a Cybernetic Renaissance which has only just begun.
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Immortality, biotechnology, and the woefully unprepared criminal justice system | ExtremeTech

Immortality, biotechnology, and the woefully unprepared criminal justice system | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Here's an interesting thought experiment for you: What happens to life imprisonment -- for murder and other heinous crimes -- if the human lifespan is increased?
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Pseudogap theory puts physicists closer to high temperature superconductors

Pseudogap theory puts physicists closer to high temperature superconductors | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Physicists are one step closer to developing the world's first room-temperature superconductor thanks to a new theory from the University of Waterloo, Harvard and Perimeter Institute.
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Spintronic thermoelectric power generators: A step towards energy efficient electronic devices

Spintronic thermoelectric power generators: A step towards energy efficient electronic devices | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —Imagine a computer so efficient that it can recycle its own waste heat to produce electricity. While such an idea may seem far-fetched today, significant progress has already been made to realize these devices.
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