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Charging portable electronics in 10 minutes

Charging portable electronics in 10 minutes | leapmind | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering have developed a three-dimensional, silicon-decorated, cone-shaped carbon-nanotube cluster architecture for lithium ion battery anodes that could enable charging...
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Why Steve Jobs would hate the solar market

Why Steve Jobs would hate the solar market | leapmind | Scoop.it
Will solar ever be as easy as buying a TV? Well, no. But it can get a whole lot easier.
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Researchers discover 3D material that behaves like graphene | Impact Lab

Researchers discover 3D material that behaves like graphene | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
This illustration depicts fast-moving, massless electrons inside cadmium arsenide. Researchers from Oxford, SLAC, and Berkeley Lab have found that cadmium
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The Emerging Science of Computational Anthropology | MIT Technology Review

The Emerging Science of Computational Anthropology | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Location-based social networks are allowing scientists to study the way human patterns of behaviour change in time and space, a technique that should eventually lead to deeper insights into the nature of society.
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The web is reshaping business in its image | Impact Lab

The web is reshaping business in its image | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's all starting with the fast, IT-integrated software development process called DevOps. We don't program software anymore, it is programming us. This is
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How online 'chatbots' are already tricking you

How online 'chatbots' are already tricking you | leapmind | Scoop.it
Intelligent machines that can pass for humans have long been dreamed of, but as Chris Baraniuk argues, they’re already among us
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Google Embraces Docker, the Next Big Thing in Cloud Computing | Enterprise | WIRED

Google Embraces Docker, the Next Big Thing in Cloud Computing | Enterprise | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
On Tuesday Google will offer tools that can accommodate Docker containers on the company’s cloud service, Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine, and it will release additional software that can juggle containers across all sorts of outside...
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Tesla will open up its Supercharger patents to boost electric car adoption

Tesla will open up its Supercharger patents to boost electric car adoption | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tesla's CEO has been carefully dropping hints that he might "do something controversial" with his company's collection of technology patents, and now we
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One step beyond #selfies: Here come the #dronies

One step beyond #selfies: Here come the #dronies | leapmind | Scoop.it
Drone-mounted cameras are producing a new kind of self portrait: The dronie.
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How One Generation Was Single-Handedly Able To Kill The Music Industry

How One Generation Was Single-Handedly Able To Kill The Music Industry | leapmind | Scoop.it
The old music industry is dead. We’re standing in the ruins of a business built on private jets, Cristal, $18 CDs and million-dollar recording budgets.
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Longevity Genes Found; Predict Chances of Reaching 100

Longevity Genes Found; Predict Chances of Reaching 100 | leapmind | Scoop.it
Can you live to be a hundred? Specific sections of your genes might provide the answer, a new study says.
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Magnetic cooling enables efficient, 'green' refrigeration

Magnetic cooling enables efficient, 'green' refrigeration | leapmind | Scoop.it
Magnetic cooling is a promising new refrigeration technology boasting several advantages – ranging from lower energy consumption to eliminating the use of hazardous fluids – that combine to make it a much more environmentally friendly option than...
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Surprise! Cisco data says we still use a lot of broadband (mostly for video)

Surprise! Cisco data says we still use a lot of broadband (mostly for video) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Every year Cisco puts out its estimates for how the internet and IP traffic will grow. By 2018, it believes global IP traffic will reach 1.6 zettabytes, or 1.6 trillion gigabytes.
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Chili’s replaces its menus with tablets

Chili’s replaces its menus with tablets | leapmind | Scoop.it
The big casual bar-and-grill chains are embracing digital menus and ordering much more quickly than their peers in the restaurant industry.
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Personalized Medicine Meets Cancer Immunotherapy | MIT Technology Review

Personalized Medicine Meets Cancer Immunotherapy | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
Training immune cells with genes harvested from a patient’s own tumor could make an already promising new cancer treatment even better.
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11 ways technology may soon grant you superhuman powers | Impact Lab

11 ways technology may soon grant you superhuman powers | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Human flight As a child, everyone had a favorite superhuman power – flying, invisibility, comic book character strength and agility. Some of us secretly h
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‘Network literacy’ is the one form of literacy you need most: LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman | Impact Lab

‘Network literacy’ is the one form of literacy you need most: LinkedIn’s Reid Hoffman | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
LinkedIn's Reid Hoffman Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn billionaire and education policy enthusiast, has an intriguing theory for a new type of digital literacy: “
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What Does Chatbot Eugene Goostman's Success on the Turing Test Mean?

What Does Chatbot Eugene Goostman's Success on the Turing Test Mean? | leapmind | Scoop.it
(short answer: pretty much nothing...)
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Robots clean Israeli solar panels without water

Robots clean Israeli solar panels without water | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ecoppia’s solution clears dust from energy-generating panels every night, without human intervention and without a drop of precious water.
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High Efficiency Solar Cells for the Price of Conventional Ones | MIT Technology Review

High Efficiency Solar Cells for the Price of Conventional Ones | MIT Technology Review | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new way to make the most efficient and powerful types of solar cells could help solar power compete with fossil fuels.
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Watch This Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry Evaporate Overnight

Watch This Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry Evaporate Overnight | leapmind | Scoop.it
Imagine an industry where a few companies make billions of dollars by exerting strict control over valuable information -- while paying the people who produce that information nothing at all.That's
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10 Sci-Fi Technologies Moving Us Closer To Immortality - Listverse

10 Sci-Fi Technologies Moving Us Closer To Immortality - Listverse | leapmind | Scoop.it
The average life expectancy is constantly rising as we improve our knowledge of medicine and the human body. We have eradicated diseases, discovered powerf
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