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Frontiers | Generating Text from Functional Brain Images | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience

Frontiers | Generating Text from Functional Brain Images | Frontiers in Human Neuroscience | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Recent work has shown that it is possible to take brain images acquired during viewing of a scene and reconstruct an approximation of the scene from those images.
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H+ community event in Second Life | KurzweilAI

H+ community event in Second Life | KurzweilAI | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Humanity+ is hosting a virtual event in Second Life on September 15 to discuss transhumanist ideas and organizational leadership issues.
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Speaking of Science | The Scientist

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Black Hole Eats Star: Researchers Detail Astounding Cosmic Occurrence (VIDEO)

Black Hole Eats Star: Researchers Detail Astounding Cosmic Occurrence (VIDEO) | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Prepare to have your mind blown. Back in March, when NASA's Swift spacecraft first detected what scientists believed to be a black hole eating a star 3.8 billion light years from earth, many didn't quite know what it would mean.
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Tina's comment, August 29, 2011 8:27 AM
Testar hur en moderering fungerar här.

Kramix/Tina
Apmel's comment, August 29, 2011 8:35 AM
Kram Tina :)
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NewsDaily: Higgs boson may be a mirage, scientists hint

NewsDaily: Higgs boson may be a mirage, scientists hint | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Scientists chasing a particle they believe may have played a vital role in creation of the universe indicated on Monday they were coming to accept it might not exist after all.
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What's Wrong With The Second Law?

What's Wrong With The Second Law? | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Use your browser's back button and stop reading when you can't handle speculations out of a hammock.Still reading? Ok, I have warned you. Brace yourself. I am going to argue against what many believe to be the most fundamental law of physics.
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IBM produces first 'brain chips'

IBM produces first 'brain chips' | The virtual life | Scoop.it
IBM has developed a microprocessor which it claims comes closer than ever to replicating the human brain.
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How To Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon

How To Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon | The virtual life | Scoop.it
A simple list of 10 things I wish I'd heard when I was in college.
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Another Day, Another Plan For A Space Hotel - Geekologie

Another Day, Another Plan For A Space Hotel - Geekologie | The virtual life | Scoop.it
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The Next Step in Evolution?

The Next Step in Evolution? | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Scientist from Radboud University, the Netherlands, recently published an article describing a new evolutionary model.
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How Computational Complexity Will Revolutionize Philosophy - Technology Review

How Computational Complexity Will Revolutionize Philosophy - Technology Review | The virtual life | Scoop.it
The theory of computation has had a profound influence on philosophical thinking. But computational complexity theory is about to have an even bigger effect, argues one computer scientist.
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Residents Of The Brain - Science News

Residents Of The Brain - Science News | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Scientists turn up startling diversity among nerve cells...
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Digital quantum simulator realized | KurzweilAI

Digital quantum simulator realized | KurzweilAI | The virtual life | Scoop.it
University of Innsbruck physicists have created a digital quantum simulator that can potentially be programmed to simulate any physical system...
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Mind-Altering Bugs - ScienceNOW

Mind-Altering Bugs - ScienceNOW | The virtual life | Scoop.it
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Building Crowds of Humans Into Software - Technology Review

Building Crowds of Humans Into Software - Technology Review | The virtual life | Scoop.it
By using crowdsourcing for difficult tasks such as understanding speech or images, the software could enable smarter apps.
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Achieving substrate-independent minds: no, we cannot ‘copy’ brains | KurzweilAI

Achieving substrate-independent minds: no, we cannot ‘copy’ brains | KurzweilAI | The virtual life | Scoop.it
On August 18, IBM published an intriguing update of their work in the DARPA SyNAPSE program, seeking to create efficient new computing hardware that is inspired...
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The TV That Watches You - Technology Review

The TV That Watches You - Technology Review | The virtual life | Scoop.it
A television due out soon can tell websites and online advertisers which shows you're watching, making Web pages more intelligent.
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Cosmic Crashes May Give Habitable Planets the Boot | Alien Planets & Solar Systems | Search for Alien Life | Space.com

Cosmic Crashes May Give Habitable Planets the Boot | Alien Planets & Solar Systems | Search for Alien Life | Space.com | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Many alien planets have strange, highly tilted orbits relative to their host stars.
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David Deutsch And The Beginning of Infinity

David Deutsch And The Beginning of Infinity | The virtual life | Scoop.it
We talk with renowned quantum physicist and philosopher David Deutsch on the laws if nature, the human condition and his new book is �The Beginning of Infinity.�...
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Suzanne Gildert on Hack the Multiverse!, OpenQwaq, August 21 2011, 10am PST

Suzanne Gildert on Hack the Multiverse!, OpenQwaq, August 21 2011, 10am PST | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Sunday, August 21, 2011,
at 10am PST (1pm EST, 6pm UK, 7pm continental EU)
Talk title: Hack the Multiverse!
Presented by: Dr. Suzanne Gildert
Quantum Computer Programmer (D-Wave Systems Inc.)
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Matryoshka World: New experiment to test a theory of time travel involving postselected closed timelike curves

Matryoshka World: New experiment to test a theory of time travel involving postselected closed timelike curves | The virtual life | Scoop.it
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Time need not end in the multiverse - physics-math - 11 August 2011 - New Scientist

Time need not end in the multiverse - physics-math - 11 August 2011 - New Scientist | The virtual life | Scoop.it
Last year, a group of cosmologists argued that time might end – now others say they can save the fourth dimension...
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Beyond space-time: Welcome to phase space - space - 08 August 2011 - New Scientist

Beyond space-time: Welcome to phase space - space - 08 August 2011 - New Scientist | The virtual life | Scoop.it
A theory of reality beyond Einstein's universe is taking shape – and a mysterious cosmic signal could soon fill in the blanks, says Amanda Gefter...
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Min avatar heter Apmel

Min avatar heter Apmel | The virtual life | Scoop.it
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