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The merging of Man and Machine and the Internet of Things
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When 3D printing meets iPod nano

When 3D printing meets iPod nano | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
We love to dress up our wrists with cool watches, smart watches and of course, the best of them all, iPod nano watches. And that is why we are constantly writing about iPod nano straps.

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Hands-on with the Makerbot Replicator 3D printer | Geek.com

Hands-on with the Makerbot Replicator 3D printer | Geek.com | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Jan. 17, 2012 - One of the greatest pieces of developing tech on the market today is the 3D printer.
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At CES, Control Your Computer Screen With Your “Gaze”

At CES, Control Your Computer Screen With Your “Gaze” | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Mouse? Trackpad? Touchscreen? Who needs them? Just use your eyeballs!
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Nanoparticles Could Let You Wear a Computer Made Out of Cotton

Nanoparticles Could Let You Wear a Computer Made Out of Cotton | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
A global group of material scientists have found a way to turn cotton into transistors and electrical circuits.
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Robots get social network of their very own (no kidding)

Robots get social network of their very own (no kidding) | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
This will for some robot-alarmists seem like the last straw. For robot enthusiasts though it will seem more like refreshing innovation. A technology site says it is time to see robots expressing themselves in living rooms as well as labs across the globe: Robots are getting their own Facebook-style social networking site, according to a news release trumpeting this week’s launch of MyRobots.com.

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A remarkable two dollar smartphone attachment that can measure eyesight #mHS11

A remarkable two dollar smartphone attachment that can measure eyesight #mHS11 | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
eyeNETRA has developed a $2 smartphone attachment that will bring optical diagnostics for refractive errors, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and presbyopia, to billions around the world currently without access due to...
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Kitchen Robots Make Sandwiches

Kitchen Robots Make Sandwiches | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
These robots are not programmed, but use visual recognition software and perception algorithms to perform complex tasks.

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The Next 50 Years: Why I'm Optimistic Because Everything Will Be Terrible

The Next 50 Years: Why I'm Optimistic Because Everything Will Be Terrible | Man and Machine | Scoop.it

With everything rolling towards the abyss, our only hope for a bright future seems to be the Singularity, a technological transformation of what it means to be human.

But in a talk for TEDx Brussels, science fiction and horror writer John Shirley argues that there are really two Singularities — and yes, everything will be terrible in the short term. So why is he optimistic about the future of the human race? Read on.

You can watch the presentation on Youtube: http://youtu.be/dtpX_9E__hU


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Humans vs. Computers Infographic – How smart is your Laptop? - Direct2Dell - Direct2Dell - Dell Community

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Bionic lenses to project emails

Bionic lenses to project emails | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Scientists say a new generation of contact lenses that project images in front of the eyes is a step closer after successful animal trials.
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Shapeways - Customise and create your own 3D products

Shapeways - Customise and create your own 3D products | Man and Machine | Scoop.it

Customise and create your own 3D products

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At Google X, a Top-Secret Lab Dreaming Up the Future

At Google X, a Top-Secret Lab Dreaming Up the Future | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
At Google X, a clandestine lab that many employees do not know exists, engineers and robotics experts are tackling a list of 100 shoot-for-the-stars ideas that eventually might not seem so far-fetched.
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Augmented Reality Cinema

Augmented Reality Cinema, app coming soon, for more information visit www.augmentedrealitycinema.com This video shows a selection of films you could see in L...
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Jamais Cascio: the future isn’t what it used to be | Beyond The Beyond

*I'd agree that futurists talk about what futurist clients want to hear about. [...]

In many ways, we can argue that the major drivers of The Future, over the past decade and very likely to continue for some time, are primarily socio-cultural. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons futurists often are uncomfortable with this line of foresight thinking, and most do it rather poorly. But while those of us in the futures world have been talking about nanotechnology, fast mobile networks, bioengineering and such over the past decade, very few of us even came close to imagining back in the late 1990s/early 2000s that by the early 2010s we’d see: [...]

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Augmented reality lens from Microsoft and the University of Washington in the final stages of development | QR Code Press

Augmented reality lens from Microsoft and the University of Washington in the final stages of development | QR Code Press | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
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A Future History

A Future History | Man and Machine | Scoop.it

Predictions about the future of technology are so often wide of the mark, yet for many of us they’re irresistible. They fuel our passion for science fiction and the expansive philosophy of thinkers like Olaf Stapledon. To begin 2012, Tau Zero founder Marc Millis offers up a set of musings about where we may be going, a scenario that, given the alternatives, sounds about as upbeat as we’re likely to get.


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Technology and business in 2012

Technology and business in 2012 | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Gaze into the technology of business crystal ball with our experts, and find out what 2012 will bring in the first part of our annual lookahead.
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Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2011

Top 10 Ed-Tech Trends of 2011 | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
1. The iPad 2. Social Media — Adoption and Crackdown 3. Text-messaging 4. Data (Which Still Means Mostly “Standardized Testing”) 5. The Digital Library 6. Khan Academy 7. STEM Education’s Sputnik Moment 8.
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BBC News - The serious side of computer games

BBC News - The serious side of computer games | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
David Reid travels to the Serious Games Expo in Lyon, France, to look at how games are providing a whole new approach to education, training and even advertising.
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Google to end serendipity (by creating it) | ZDNet

Google to end serendipity (by creating it) | ZDNet | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Google CEO Eric Schmidt in a ponderous Wall Street Journal inteview shared a vision of life beyond search for business. Call it serendipity.
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Malaysia introduces world’s first on-board biometric immigration checks | Springwise

Malaysia introduces world’s first on-board biometric immigration checks | Springwise | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Select flights to Kuala Lumpur International Airport are piloting on-board biometric immigration checks.
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Péter Fankhauser: Meet Rezero, the dancing ballbot | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Onstage at TEDGlobal, Péter Fankhauser demonstrates Rezero, a robot that balances on a ball. Designed and built by a group of engineering students, Rezero is the first ballbot made to move quickly and gracefully -- and even dance.
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Spanish computer can read your emotional state | ScienceBlog.com

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Science Fiction and the Interstellar Idea

Science Fiction and the Interstellar Idea | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Science fiction has been much on my mind of late, particularly following the 100 Year Starship Symposium, where so many of the scientists I talked to mentioned novels and movies that had been influential in getting them into science.
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Why are humans scared of robots?

Why are humans scared of robots? | Man and Machine | Scoop.it
Robots are often portrayed as out to destroy humanity while humans are safer, live for longer and rely on robotics to survive. What is it that we are so afraid of?
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