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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps the Journey to Digital Business

Gartner's 2014 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies Maps the Journey to Digital Business | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The journey to digital business is the key theme of Gartner, Inc.'s
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The Poetry Of Science

The Poetry Of Science | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
I can’t help but approach science and history from the standpoint of language.  Because I’m a writer, sure, but also because that’s where those things truly live.  Science can produce the greatest ...
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JF Ptak Science Books: A Naval Battle on Land: the Flavian Amphitheater of Caesar Domitian

JF Ptak Science Books: A Naval Battle on Land: the Flavian Amphitheater of Caesar Domitian | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
JF Ptak Science Books Quick Post The content of this antique print was expected (on some level) though it was still surprising. "Domitian's Naumachina or Naval Amphitheatre" is from an unknown source though the basis of the image has been...
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The Dark Side of Design

The Dark Side of Design | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
An experimental online exhibition hosted by the Museum of Modern Art explores the intersection of design and violence in a post-9/11 world.
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Immortal But Damned to Hell on Earth

Immortal But Damned to Hell on Earth | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The danger of uploading one’s consciousness to a computer without a suicide switch.
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Next Big Future: Trillions in military research and procurement means the Military is leading the way to the Science Fiction Future

Next Big Future: Trillions in military research and procurement means the Military is leading the way to the Science Fiction Future | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
NSA is on every computer. Businesses and the NSA can see every transaction and probably every email, tweet and voice message and all internet activity
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" NSA is on every computer. Businesses and the NSA can see every transaction and probably every email, tweet and voice message and all internet activity"

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How to mine Bitcoin on a 55-year-old IBM 1401 mainframe

How to mine Bitcoin on a 55-year-old IBM 1401 mainframe | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The IBM 1401 mines 1 block in 40,000 times the age of the universe, or 80 sec/hash.
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'Bodies are packages made to be opened': Shu Lea Cheang's 'I.K.U.' (2001)

'Bodies are packages made to be opened': Shu Lea Cheang's 'I.K.U.' (2001) | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Revisiting a cyberfeminist porn film that picked up where 'Blade Runner' left off.
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20 Incredible Images of Atomic Age Infrastructure

20 Incredible Images of Atomic Age Infrastructure | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
This year, we saw top-secret photos of the birth of the atom bomb finally declassified. The photos of how the US government used that technology after World War II are just as interesting.
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The Eerie Boneyard Where Military Planes Go to Die

The Eerie Boneyard Where Military Planes Go to Die | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Where do planes go when they die? If they’re part of military history, they head to the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group in Tucson, Arizona. It’s a storage and repair site for military aircraft, but it’s also a final resting place where you can find dilapidated Polish fighter jets and broken missile rails about to be destroyed.
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BruceS — *Hmm, Virtual Reality actually  AHEAD of Augmented...

BruceS — *Hmm, Virtual Reality actually  AHEAD of Augmented... | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
*Hmm, Virtual Reality actually AHEAD of Augmented Reality, maybe that’s even true
http://www.gartner.com/newsroom/id/2819918
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*note-se o consumer 3D printing na curva descendente. por isso é que agora é boa altura para investigar aplicações, quando o hype começa a perder o brilho e as apostas se tornam sérias. dica: a tecnologia torna-se mesmo útil quando chega ao patamar.

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Dead Children's Playground

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What else would you call a playground hidden in Alabama's oldest and largest cemetery?
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isto não é nada creepy...

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Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running

Oh no: MIT's Cheetah robot can jump over hurdles while running | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
MIT's scientists spent years making the Cheetah robot a more efficient runner. Now that's done, its creators probably thought it was time to give it a ma
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2015 Internet Trends Report

KPCB’s Mary Meeker presents the 2015 Internet Trends report, 20 years after the inaugural “The Internet Report” was first published in 1995. Since then, the nu…
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Stardust by Freeman Dyson

Stardust by Freeman Dyson | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Dust plays an essential part, not only in the history of life, but in the history of the universe as a whole.
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Adult Swim makes virtual reality even weirder

Adult Swim makes virtual reality even weirder | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Virtual reality's notion of strapping a display to your head is already a bit weird by itself, but Adult Swim just took that strangeness to a new level.
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If you want a picture of the future, imagine a Roomba leaking pix of your home, forever

If you want a picture of the future, imagine a Roomba leaking pix of your home, forever | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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The Future Is A Confidence Trick

The Future Is A Confidence Trick | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Who saw that coming?  The return of the telegram?  Pretty much nobody.  The industry of futurism is bad at the future.
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"Who saw that coming?  The return of the telegram?  Pretty much nobody.  The industry of futurism is bad at the future."

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One step closer to a single-molecule device | KurzweilAI

One step closer to a single-molecule device | KurzweilAI | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Molecular diode (credit: Columbia Engineering) Columbia Engineering researchers have created the first single-molecule diode --- the ultimate in
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