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British army stages huge virtual war

British army stages huge virtual war | Research_topic | Scoop.it
The British army stages its biggest ever computer-based simulation to help it research which resources it should invest in.
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The New Aesthetic — Goodbye Uncanny Valley by Alan Warburton

Goodbye Uncanny Valley by Alan Warburton
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Social bots as a threat to democracy

Social bots as a threat to democracy | Research_topic | Scoop.it
In The Guardian, my Institute for the Future colleagues Marina Gorbis and Sam Woolley write about social bots as a threat to democracy: Social media platforms may be able to track and report on pol…
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Bullshit Article About Bullshit Automation Promises Bullshit Life of Leisure

Bullshit Article About Bullshit Automation Promises Bullshit Life of Leisure | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Technology experts have been insisting for over a century that when the robot revolution finally succeeds, everyone will have a life of abundant wealth and leisure. That hasn’t been the case. But it hasn’t stopped plenty of people from still insisting that it will happen, even here in the year 2017.
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Can You Be Hacked by the World Around You?

Can You Be Hacked by the World Around You? | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Devices that both sense and modify the environment are becoming more common—and attackers may embed malicious software in the physical world to hack them.
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Know Thy Futurist

Know Thy Futurist | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Know Thy Futurist from Boston Review. Many visions of the future proliferate in Silicon Valley. Which one is worth fighting for?
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Algohorror, the Creepy Visual Mash-Up Art Created With Algorithms

Algohorror, the Creepy Visual Mash-Up Art Created With Algorithms | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Eyes, teeth, and Botticelli feature prominently.
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This New Storyboarding Software Is Both Free And Open Source

This New Storyboarding Software Is Both Free And Open Source | Research_topic | Scoop.it
A new piece of software - both free and open source - wants to upend the market for digital storyboarding applications. Meet Storyboarder.
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Teleoperating robots with virtual reality: getting inside a robot’s head | KurzweilAI

Teleoperating robots with virtual reality: getting inside a robot’s head | KurzweilAI | Research_topic | Scoop.it
A new VR system from MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory could make it easy for factory workers to telecommute. (credit: Jason
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The ugly history of strapping screens to our faces

The ugly history of strapping screens to our faces | Research_topic | Scoop.it
2017 isn't the first time that VR, or any face-worn gadget for that matter, has attempted to make it in the mainstream. And yet, the hardware itself, be it
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Stuck Together in an Era of Connectedness

Stuck Together in an Era of Connectedness | Research_topic | Scoop.it
How to navigate tragedy online? Show an affirming flame.
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Will artificial intelligence really improve our lives?

Will artificial intelligence really improve our lives? | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Humans are, on the whole, living longer and healthier lives than ever before. For many, these basic measures are enough to conclude that the world is becoming a better place.
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Can an iPad Pro replace your PC?

Can an iPad Pro replace your PC? | Research_topic | Scoop.it
In 2016, Apple believed its professional-grade tablet, the iPad Pro, was ready for the big time. Phil Schiller even described the machine as "the ultimate P
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How Technology Is Transforming the Way We Teach and Learn

How Technology Is Transforming the Way We Teach and Learn | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Technology is already transforming the way we teach and learn. What will these trends lead to? What will the word “education” mean 30 years from now?
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O fim da Escola?

O fim da Escola? | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Publicação sobre arte e tecnologia com particular ênfase em narrativa e criatividade, coordenada por Nelson Zagalo.
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Rights for Robots: EU Calls for Regulation | Next Nature Network

Rights for Robots: EU Calls for Regulation | Next Nature Network | Research_topic | Scoop.it
A new report recommends that we decide the legal status of robots sooner rather than later. It even suggests that they could be given personhood and rights.
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The future of surveillance is hidden in airport ads

The future of surveillance is hidden in airport ads | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Public anonymity is quickly becoming a thing of the past. Coming soon to an airport in Dubai is an artsy, colorful video security and customs tunnel tha
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Lev Manovich: Instagram and Contemporary Image (2017) — Monoskop Log

Lev Manovich: Instagram and Contemporary Image (2017) — Monoskop Log | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Writings on art, culture, and media technology
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People are seeking refuge from today’s chaos in the soothing promise of graph paper

People are seeking refuge from today’s chaos in the soothing promise of graph paper | Research_topic | Scoop.it
There are few things more reassuring in life than the simplicity of a gridded notebook. The orderly squares associated with our school days promise that knowledge can be neatly condensed into periods and tables, rows and columns; our mornings and afternoons divided into blocks, and our years into quarters. In these chaotic and uncertai
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prosthetic knowledge — 3D Posts Oculus and Facebook have announced (as...

prosthetic knowledge — 3D Posts Oculus and Facebook have announced (as... | Research_topic | Scoop.it
3D Posts Oculus and Facebook have announce
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Embark On A Mission Of Discovery To Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day | Make:

Embark On A Mission Of Discovery To Celebrate Ada Lovelace Day | Make: | Research_topic | Scoop.it
take a tiny action today, to make a big change
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The Computer That Predicted the U.S. Would Win the Vietnam War

The Computer That Predicted the U.S. Would Win the Vietnam War | Research_topic | Scoop.it
A cautionary tale about the dangers of big data
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Lifelong Kindergarten: how to learn like a kid, by the co-creator of Scratch

Lifelong Kindergarten: how to learn like a kid, by the co-creator of Scratch | Research_topic | Scoop.it
Mitchel Resnick is one of the most humane, accomplished and prolific creators of educational technology in the world, one of the co-creators of Logo and Lego Mindstorms, and founder the MIT Media L…
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