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research towards forthcoming FACT program
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Unseen Sensors: Constantly Sensing but Rarely Seen

Unseen Sensors: Constantly Sensing but Rarely Seen | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Once you start noticing sensors in your city, you’ll see many more.

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sensor city

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Computer Posing as Teenager Achieves Artificial-Intelligence Milestone - TIME

Computer Posing as Teenager Achieves Artificial-Intelligence Milestone - TIME | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Computer Posing as Teenager Achieves Artificial-Intelligence Milestone TIME A live-chatting computer has passed the artificial-intelligence milestone Turing Test at an event in London, as it fooled a third of people that they were actually speaking...
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does it do selfies ?

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Bruce Sterling and Dan Reed preview the future

A writer and a computer scientist will offer their takes on what lies ahead for technology, culture, and more during a special event that kicks off a yearlong look into possible futures, sponsored by the UI Obermann Center for Advanced Studies.
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RealTime Arts - Magazine - Special Feature - realtime tv @ ISEA2013: Velonaki, Ingram, Gemeinboeck & Saunders, Artspace

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Japan scientist synthesizes meat from human feces | Digital Trends

Japan scientist synthesizes meat from human feces | Digital Trends | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
It's being called the "poop burger". Japanese scientists have found a way to create artificial meat from sewage containing human feces.
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The Quietus | Features | A Quietus Interview | Phantom Flesh: Extreme Performance Artist Stelarc Interviewed

The Quietus | Features | A Quietus Interview | Phantom Flesh: Extreme Performance Artist Stelarc Interviewed | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Our man in Poland, Filip Kalinowski interviews renowned artist Stelarc about the future of the body and human consciousness
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my mate

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FACTORY 6 hours daily at Riflemaker, october november 2012

FACTORY 6 hours daily at Riflemaker, october november 2012
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Erratum: the luxury brand mass producing objects that don't work

Erratum: the luxury brand mass producing objects that don't work | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
From a holeless cheesegrater to a double-heeled stiletto, artist Jeremy Hutchison has created a range of dysfunctional products as a comment on global consumption
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Top 10 Most Influential Science Fiction Writers - Listverse

Top 10 Most Influential Science Fiction Writers - Listverse | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
There can be a major difference between the best authors of a genre, my favorite authors of a genre, and the most influential authors of a genre. While an
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The Terrifying "Smart" City of the Future

The Terrifying "Smart" City of the Future | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Catherine Tumber

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or you can choose to live in ???

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Reduce working week to 30 hours, say economists - Telegraph

Reduce working week to 30 hours, say economists - Telegraph | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
A shorter working week would make us healthier, give us more fulfilling and sustainable lives and be better for the environment, economists have suggested.
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Nanotechnology Double-edged Biotech

Nanotechnology Double-edged Biotech | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Nanotechnology in SciFi Novel  'Nanopunk' is closer to reality than we think Hyped for a long time, nanoscience is still largely in its pioneering phase. However, it matures as we speak and soon, a...
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China reiterates opposition to Philippines' seizure of Ren'ai Reef - Xinhua

China reiterates opposition to Philippines' seizure of Ren'ai Reef - Xinhua | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
China reiterates opposition to Philippines' seizure of Ren'ai Reef
Xinhua
BEIJING, June 27 (Xinhua) -- A military spokesman said Thursdaythat China remains opposed to the Philippines' illegal seizure of Ren'ai Reef.
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Managed Crowdsourcing | CrowdSource.com

Managed Crowdsourcing | CrowdSource.com | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Discover how CrowdSource’s platform can help your business solve problems faster, at a higher quality and a lower cost than ever before.
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any tried it ?

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Interviewing Dalton James Rose about Sci-Fi Inspiration and Creating ‘Phabula’ | Ape on the Moon: Contemporary Illustration

Interviewing Dalton James Rose about Sci-Fi Inspiration and Creating ‘Phabula’ | Ape on the Moon: Contemporary Illustration | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
In just a handful of examples from the pages of 'Phabula' by Dalton James Rose, we are given enough fantasy, blood and carnage to temptingly whet our appetite.
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Soon You Will Interact With Computers Through Thought Alone

Soon You Will Interact With Computers Through Thought Alone | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
We can already paint pictures without lifting a finger.
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Bruce Gilchrist's comment, September 1, 2013 6:50 AM
J. Humbert was a pioneer in the 70's:
http://rhizome.org/editorial/2007/mar/12/j-humbert-brainwave-etch-a-sketch-1974/
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Twitter / cerihandgallery : Myriam El Haik's performance ...

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Our fascination with science fiction | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 22.11.2012

Our fascination with science fiction | Sci-Tech | DW.DE | 22.11.2012 | Science Fiction Altered States | Scoop.it
Picturing the future can be fascinating. An exhibition on the development of science fiction in Germany at a Bonn museum traces this fascination. Here are some of the highlights.
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