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Virtual Documentaries Try to Re-create Real-Life Drama | MIT Technology Review

Virtual Documentaries Try to Re-create Real-Life Drama | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
One documentary filmmaker believes an immersive experience will make a more lasting impression on audiences.
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Battery technology could charge up water desalination

Battery technology could charge up water desalination | MishMash | Scoop.it
The technology that charges batteries for electronic devices could provide fresh water from salty seas, says a new study. Electricity running through a salt water-filled battery draws the salt ions out of the water.
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Bosch Haptic Pedal Can Save You 7 Percent on Gas

Bosch Haptic Pedal Can Save You 7 Percent on Gas | MishMash | Scoop.it
A gas pedal that communicates with you through vibration offers improved safety, fuel economy, and foot massages
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Japanese Robotic Farm's First Harvest Next Year—Half a Million Lettuces a Day in Five Years - Singularity HUB

Japanese Robotic Farm's First Harvest Next Year—Half a Million Lettuces a Day in Five Years - Singularity HUB | MishMash | Scoop.it
In modern times, farming's gone from humanity's top job to a sliver of the economy—a trend that continues today as fewer young people choose to farm. For every farmer under 35 there are 6 over 65,... read more
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Enormous blades could lead to more offshore energy in US

Enormous blades could lead to more offshore energy in US | MishMash | Scoop.it
A new design for gigantic blades longer than two football fields could help bring offshore 50-megawatt (MW) wind turbines to the United States and the world.
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10 top ways Israel fights desertification

10 top ways Israel fights desertification | MishMash | Scoop.it
Israel has gained a worldwide reputation for its ability to turn barren desert into useful and arable land. ISRAEL21c takes a look at the country’s top 10 eco-strategies.
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Inside Facebook’s Quest for Software That Understands You | MIT Technology Review

Inside Facebook’s Quest for Software That Understands You | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
A reincarnation of one of the oldest ideas in artificial intelligence could finally make it possible to truly converse with our computers. And Facebook has a chance to make it happen first.
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Solar’s Future Is Bright After California Vote | MIT Technology Review

Solar’s Future Is Bright After California Vote | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
New state regulations attempt to strike a balance between rooftop solar owners and utilities in the nation’s largest solar market.
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Le Clean Energy Investment Center, une nouvelle agence pour booster les cleantech - Mission pour la Science et la Technologie de l'Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis

Le Clean Energy Investment Center, une nouvelle agence pour booster les cleantech - Mission pour la Science et la Technologie de l'Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis | MishMash | Scoop.it
Le Ministère de l'Énergie (DOE) a annoncé début janvier 2016 que Sanjiv Malhotra serait le premier directeur du Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC). Avec la création de cette nouvelle agence dans le cadre de la Clean Energy Investment Initiative, il s'agit de répondre au besoin d'investissements privés dans les technologies d'énergies propres.
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Building Ultra-Energy-Efficient Computers Out of Tiny Bar Magnets

Building Ultra-Energy-Efficient Computers Out of Tiny Bar Magnets | MishMash | Scoop.it
Nanomagnet computers could consume one-tenth the power of today’s microprocessors
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The Quest for the Ultimate Vacuum Tube

The Quest for the Ultimate Vacuum Tube | MishMash | Scoop.it
The cold-cathode traveling-wave tube, an ultracompact, ultraefficient source of RF waves, may finally be within reach
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Artificial Intelligence Just Mastered Go, But One Game Still Gives AI Trouble - The Crux

Artificial Intelligence Just Mastered Go, But One Game Still Gives AI Trouble - The Crux | MishMash | Scoop.it
Beating a professional Go player is a crowning achievement for artificial intelligence researchers, but one game offers a glimpse at AI's next challenge. 
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Solar Boom Forecast for Saudi Arabia

Solar Boom Forecast for Saudi Arabia | MishMash | Scoop.it
Which country in the Middle East and North Africa has the greatest and most realistic solar potential in the next five years?
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Explore a Salvador Dalí masterpiece in virtual reality

Explore a Salvador Dalí masterpiece in virtual reality | MishMash | Scoop.it
This weekend, the Salvador Dalí Museum will introduce a VR experience that takes audiences into one of the Spanish painter's masterpieces.
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Very well done and completely unexpected - congrats to Lulu Chang

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Space and Technology Review: Our Home Among the Stars - Singularity HUB

Space and Technology Review: Our Home Among the Stars - Singularity HUB | MishMash | Scoop.it
At Singularity University, space is one of our Global Grand Challenges (GGCs). The GGCs are defined as billion-person problems. They include, for example, water, food, and energy and serve as... read more
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Scientists unveil new ‘4D-printing’ technique that produces shape-shifting objects

Scientists unveil new ‘4D-printing’ technique that produces shape-shifting objects | MishMash | Scoop.it
This week, scientists from Harvard University unveiled a new 4D printing process that creates objects capable of changing shape when submerged in water.
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“The Threats Are Bigger Than They’ve Ever Been” | MIT Technology Review

“The Threats Are Bigger Than They’ve Ever Been” | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
An expert in U.S. national cybersecurity research and policy says the next generation of technology must have security built in from the very start.
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Israeli water-tech flows to thirsty California

Israeli water-tech flows to thirsty California | MishMash | Scoop.it
No nation has invested more in water technology than Israel. With California facing chronic drought, major cooperative measures are taking root.
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Electric Car Buyers Hugely Attracted To Tesla Supercharger Network

Electric Car Buyers Hugely Attracted To Tesla Supercharger Network | MishMash | Scoop.it
Following our articles on 1) battery preferences of electric car drivers & likely buyers and 2) range requirements + hypothetical range–price tradeoffs, in our 9th…
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Marvin Minsky Reflects on a Life in AI | MIT Technology Review

Marvin Minsky Reflects on a Life in AI | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
A founding father of artificial intelligence talks about the great breakthroughs of his early years.
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A Google DeepMind Algorithm Uses Deep Learning and More to Master the Game of Go | MIT Technology Review

A Google DeepMind Algorithm Uses Deep Learning and More to Master the Game of Go | MIT Technology Review | MishMash | Scoop.it
Google achieves one of the long-standing “grand challenges” of AI by building a computer that can beat expert players at the board game Go.
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The First White Laser

The First White Laser | MishMash | Scoop.it
Lasers that can span the entire color spectrum could speed up Li-Fi and find use in lighting and displays
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Nanoscale Photodetector Promises Next Generation Photonic Circuits

Nanoscale Photodetector Promises Next Generation Photonic Circuits | MishMash | Scoop.it
Device using a silver nanowire can produce a current from light
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Why We Should Use Behavioral Economics to Design Technology That Doesn’t Kill Us - Singularity HUB

Why We Should Use Behavioral Economics to Design Technology That Doesn’t Kill Us - Singularity HUB | MishMash | Scoop.it
One hundred years ago, bad decision making accounted for less than ten percent of human deaths. Nowadays, it represents a little over 44%. What has changed? Behavioral economist, Dan Ariely,... read more
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Greenlight VR Report: Consumers Are Surprisingly Unaware of Virtual Reality - Singularity HUB

Greenlight VR Report: Consumers Are Surprisingly Unaware of Virtual Reality - Singularity HUB | MishMash | Scoop.it
After our latest US consumer research in October 2015, we wanted to find out if the trends we were seeing in the survey data held for a larger, more international... read more
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India and France to develop climate satellite

India and France to develop climate satellite | MishMash | Scoop.it
Narendra Modi and Francois Hollande announced a new project on Monday to develop a satellite to analyse climate change
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