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UCLA researcher invents new tools to manage 'information overload' threatening neuroscience / UCLA Newsroom

UCLA researcher invents new tools to manage 'information overload' threatening neuroscience / UCLA Newsroom | leapmind | Scoop.it
UCLA researcher invents new tools to manage 'information overload' threatening neuroscience / UCLA Newsroom
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William Hertling's Thoughtstream

William Hertling's Thoughtstream | leapmind | Scoop.it
The official site of William Hertling, author of Avogadro Corp and AI Apocalypse, and his musings on science, science fiction, and the singularity.
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How China plans to become a leader in robotics

How China plans to become a leader in robotics | leapmind | Scoop.it
With rapid economic development in the past 20 years, China urgently feels the need to move from a manufacturing-driven to an innovation-driven economy.
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What wearable computing is really all about

What wearable computing is really all about | leapmind | Scoop.it
Wearable computing gadgets aren't toys for lazy geeks or harbingers of a dystopian future. Here's why you're going to love wearable computing.
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The Future of Advertising: 'Pay-Per-Gaze' Is Just the Beginning

The Future of Advertising: 'Pay-Per-Gaze' Is Just the Beginning | leapmind | Scoop.it
Advertising is going to change more in the next 20 years than it has in the last 100. If you need proof of that, just look at the patent Google was granted Thursday for a Google...
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Scientists teleport information across an electronic circuit

Scientists teleport information across an electronic circuit | leapmind | Scoop.it
Make is so, Mr. O'Brien: scientists successfully "beam" information on an electronic circuit from one corner to another.
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Dmitry Itskov on the Philosophy of Immortality

MOTHERBOARD met up with Russian billionaire Dmitry Itskov at his Global Future 2045 Conference in New York City to talk about immortality, spirituality, and ...
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Transhumanists In Love: Technology vs. Biology.

Transhumanists In Love: Technology vs. Biology. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ordinarily when I write articles I have some point that I’m trying to make. Not this time – this article is all questions.
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Voyager 1 has left the solar system

Voyager 1 has left the solar system | leapmind | Scoop.it
Voyager 1 appears to have at long last left our solar system and entered interstellar space, says a University of Maryland-led team of researchers.
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8 New Jobs People Will Have In 2025

8 New Jobs People Will Have In 2025 | leapmind | Scoop.it
New technologies will change the kinds of jobs people have in the coming years. Don't be surprised if one day you've taken on the position of...
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Haptic Humans: The Infinite Pleasure Possibilities of the Remote Sex Avatar - Future of Sex

Haptic Humans: The Infinite Pleasure Possibilities of the Remote Sex Avatar - Future of Sex | leapmind | Scoop.it
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?New Form of Carbon is Stronger Than Graphene and Diamond | MIT Technology Review

?New Form of Carbon is Stronger Than Graphene and Diamond | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material
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A Letter to Sergey Brin

A Letter to Sergey Brin | leapmind | Scoop.it
I’ve heard you are interested in the topics of aging and longevity. This is very cool, because fighting for radical life extension is the wisest and most humanitarian strategy.
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IBM Scientists Show Blueprints for Brain-like Computing | MIT Technology Review

IBM Scientists Show Blueprints for Brain-like Computing | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
IBM researchers unveil TrueNorth, a new computer architecture that imitates how a brain works.
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Stem Cells Could Revolutionise Healing Heart Disease

Stem Cells Could Revolutionise Healing Heart Disease | leapmind | Scoop.it
Stem cells have recently appeared in the press for being able to treat cancer, and as a recent study by UK scientists reveals, they might also be able to help repair hearts ravaged by cardiac disease.
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The Ethics of Saving Lives With Autonomous Cars Are Far Murkier Than You Think | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

The Ethics of Saving Lives With Autonomous Cars Are Far Murkier Than You Think | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
There’s little doubt that robot cars could make a huge dent in the car-accident fatality rate, which is obviously a good thing -- isn’t it? Actually, the answer isn’t so simple.
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Artificial Intelligence and What Computers Still Don't Understand

Artificial Intelligence and What Computers Still Don't Understand | leapmind | Scoop.it
The computers that tend to do well in Turing Tests are ones that lie. Hector Levesque wants to reimagine the field of artificial intelligence and change that.
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Tiny blocks could snap together to form airplanes and bridges

Tiny blocks could snap together to form airplanes and bridges | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers found that x-shaped pieces of carbon fiber composite can form structures that are 10 times stiffer than existing ultralight materials.
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We're on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later

We're on the cusp of deep learning for the masses. You can thank Google later | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google researchers have developed new methods for analyzing language using deep learning techniques. They’ve also open sourced an implementation of their work so any researchers can experiment with it.
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What Food Will We Eat On Mars?

What Food Will We Eat On Mars? | leapmind | Scoop.it
So say humans actually step foot on the Red Planet, what will those space pioneers eat once they're there? Anthony gives us a taste of what a Martian diet might consist of.
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Personal Challenges - Google Lunar XPRIZE Team Update 2013

Doing great things goes hand in hand with facing personal challenges. The competitors in the Google Lunar XPRIZE are no different. Find out how they are faci...
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'Listening' to black holes form with gravity waves

'Listening' to black holes form with gravity waves | leapmind | Scoop.it
New technology that breaks the quantum measurement barrier has been developed to detect the gravity waves first predicted by Einstein in 1916.
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How to End the Welfare State

How to End the Welfare State | leapmind | Scoop.it
Establishing a universal “Basic Income” would eliminate the administration, politics, and preference that travel in the wake of the welfare state while snuffing out poverty once and for all.
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A look into the mind-bending Google Glass of 2029

A look into the mind-bending Google Glass of 2029 | leapmind | Scoop.it
How far-fetched is it, really, to go from today's Google Glass to nanobots communicating between your brain and a Google cloud that is indistinguishable from a human? Read this article by Dan Farber on CNET News.
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In Peru, drones used for agriculture, archeology

In Peru, drones used for agriculture, archeology | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drones are most often associated with assassinations in remote regions of Pakistan and Yemen but in Peru, unmanned aircraft are being used to monitor crops and study ancient ruins.
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