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How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality

How Magic Leap Is Secretly Creating a New Alternate Reality | Technosphere | Scoop.it
breakdown of new augmented reality startup
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Amazon Echo - Official site - Request an invitation

Amazon Echo - Official site - Request an invitation | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Amazon Echo is designed around your voice. Ask it for music, news, weather, information, and more. Get answers instantly. Learn more.
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"Alexa: why are digital personal assistants always women?"

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FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition Database by Next Year

FBI Plans to Have 52 Million Photos in its NGI Face Recognition Database by Next Year | Technosphere | Scoop.it
New documents released by the FBI show that the Bureau is well on its way toward its goal of a fully operational face recognition database by this summer.
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First Demonstration Of Artificial Intelligence On A Quantum Computer

First Demonstration Of Artificial Intelligence On A Quantum Computer | Technosphere | Scoop.it
A Chinese team of physicists have trained a quantum computer to recognise handwritten characters, the first demonstratio…
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Drones: Where is God? - Part 1 | Ed Young - YouTube

The presence of drones in our lives can make us feel uncomfortable and unsure. They see what we thought was secret, and they hear what we thought was hidden....
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this is such a mess 

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Introducing Project Wing - YouTube

Project Wing is a Google[x] project that is developing a delivery system that uses self-flying vehicles. As part of our research, we built a vehicle and trav...
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Humans Are Heading Down A Path That Will Allow Us To Supercharge The Brain

Humans Are Heading Down A Path That Will Allow Us To Supercharge The Brain | Technosphere | Scoop.it
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Scientists reconstruct speech through soundproof glass by watching a bag of potato chips

Scientists reconstruct speech through soundproof glass by watching a bag of potato chips | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Your bag of potato chips can hear what you're saying. Now, researchers from MIT are trying to figure out a way to make that bag of chips tell them everything that you said — and apparently they...
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Tesla, Panasonic agree to team on U.S. gigafactory

Tesla, Panasonic agree to team on U.S. gigafactory | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Tesla Motors and Panasonic have agreed to cooperate on the construction and operation of the American carmaker's so-called gigafactory, its envisioned large-scale battery manufacturing plant in the United States.
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Martha Stewart: Why I Love My Drone

Martha Stewart: Why I Love My Drone | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Because it's a useful tool. And imagine what Louis XIV could have accomplished at Versailles if he'd had one.
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Robotic Micro-Scallops Can Swim Through Your Eyeballs - IEEE Spectrum

Robotic Micro-Scallops Can Swim Through Your Eyeballs - IEEE Spectrum | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Tiny robots modeled on scallops are able to swim through all the fluids in your body
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Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers

Cyborg America: inside the strange new world of basement body hackers | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Shawn Sarver took a deep breath and stared at the bottle of Listerine on the counter. "A minty fresh feeling for your mouth... cures bad breath," he repeated to himself, as the scalpel sliced open...
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MinION USB stick gene sequencer finally comes to market

MinION USB stick gene sequencer finally comes to market | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Oxford Nanopore Technologies has finally delivered on its promise to bring personalized genome sequencing to the desktop. It is now time to see what their MinIon USB device can do.
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DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication | ExtremeTech

DARPA’s tiny implants will hook directly into your nervous system, treat diseases and depression without medication | ExtremeTech | Technosphere | Scoop.it
DARPA, on the back of the US government's BRAIN program, has begun the development of tiny electronic implants that interface directly with your nervous system and can directly control and regulate many different diseases and chronic conditions, such as arthritis, PTSD, inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease), and depression. The program, called ElectRx (pronounced 'electrics'), ultimately aims to replace medication with
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The Boeing Company: Today Tomorrow Beyond: QF-16

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Boeing is converting F16's into fully autonomous drones

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Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask | Enterprise | WIRED

Siri’s Inventors Are Building a Radical New AI That Does Anything You Ask | Enterprise | WIRED | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Viv was named after the Latin root meaning live. Its San Jose, California, offices are decorated with tsotchkes bearing the numbers six and five (VI and V in roman numerals). Ariel Zambelich When Apple announced the iPhone 4S on October 4, 2011, the headlines were not about its speedy A5 chip or improved camera. Instead…
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Elon Musk: AI is ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’ | KurzweilAI

Elon Musk: AI is ‘potentially more dangerous than nukes’ | KurzweilAI | Technosphere | Scoop.it
(Credit: Warner Bros. Pictures) Elon Musk warned in a tweet Saturday that we need to be super careful with AI. Potentially more dangerous than nukes, and
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We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does

We’re heading into a jobless future, no matter what the government does | Technosphere | Scoop.it
In an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers revived a debate I’d had with futurist Ray Kurzweil in 2012 about the jobless future.He echoed the words of Peter
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Amazon launches 3-D printing store

Amazon launches 3-D printing store | Technosphere | Scoop.it
Amazon's new 3D Printed Products store offers shoppers over 200 customizable items like toys, jewelry and home decorations.
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