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Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface | UW Today

Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface | UW Today | theyear2030 | Scoop.it

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Artur Coelho's curator insight, August 27, 2013 5:18 PM

esta coisa de vivermos na condição de presente futurista é um tédio. constantemente bombardeados por descobertas e inovações, ficamos com os neurónios calejados e incapazes de uma reacção que vá além do levantar do sobrolho perante notícias destas. transmitir gravações de sinais cerebrais via net que vão condicionar o comportamento do recpetor? (bocejo). banal. eu quero é o meu jetpack e a raygun para ir dar cabo do canastro aos marcianos na base lunar.

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The Arrival of Face Recognition Apps… and more transparency news

The Arrival of Face Recognition Apps… and more transparency news | theyear2030 | Scoop.it

Face-recognition has reached your smart phone, bringing science fiction closer and also (I expect) a storm of controversy.

 

Open Data and Transparency: A Look back at 2013: Was this the year that "transparency" came into its own? In this year-end review, we learn of progress in some nations, while others cling tenaciously to old, corruption-prone ways.


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The Asymptotic Leap's curator insight, February 3, 12:10 PM

What could possibly go wrong?

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The Navy Is Already Working On A Submarine That Won't Be Ready Until 2030

The Navy Is Already Working On A Submarine That Won't Be Ready Until 2030 | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
The next generation nuclear-armed sub.
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Only in Russia: World’s First Floating Nuclear Power Plant | Urbanist

Only in Russia: World’s First Floating Nuclear Power Plant | Urbanist | theyear2030 | Scoop.it

It sounds at best far-fetched and at worst frightening, at least at first, but this unique water-based energy station is already under construction and is ...


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Children will bear brunt of climate change impact, new study says

Children will bear brunt of climate change impact, new study says | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Most comprehensive climate change review to date warns of risks to children, with Unicef arguing that children have been largely left out of the debate so far

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Just 224 tweets for modern-day couples to fall in love - Telegraph

Just 224 tweets for modern-day couples to fall in love - Telegraph | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Modern couples are falling in love in just half the time as their parents' generation, with it now taking just 224 tweets and 163 text messages to woo partners, new research suggests.
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US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing | MIT Technology Review

US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing  | MIT Technology Review | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
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Automatic style spotter can spot your next book - tech - 14 September 2013 - New Scientist

Automatic style spotter can spot your next book - tech - 14 September 2013 - New Scientist | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Software can build a visualisation of a novel's style, helping to spot the next bestseller or holiday read
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Google Glass and a Futuristic Vision of Fashion - Magazine

Google Glass and a Futuristic Vision of Fashion - Magazine | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Beyond the blue horizon lies a futuristic vision of fashion—a beautiful minimalism tailored for the brave and the bold.

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Artur Coelho's curator insight, August 27, 2013 6:29 AM

a vogue anda a querer deixar os fashionistas embeiçados com o glass. a sessão fotográfica até é interessante, com um estilismo futurista conservador pouco subtilmente surripiado ao filme gattaca.

FutureCast's curator insight, September 15, 2013 12:33 PM

Google glass needs to go beyond Android OS to become mainstream...just sayin...

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This Book Showed ‘80s Kids the Computerized, War Games War of Tomorrow

This Book Showed ‘80s Kids the Computerized, War Games War of Tomorrow | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Here in the 21st century, soldiers can be sitting in a room in New Mexico while piloting an unmanned aerial vehicle halfway around the world in Afghanistan. Back in the early 1980s this kind of reach was still largely the stuff of science fiction.

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FutureCast's curator insight, August 6, 2013 11:13 AM

The future ain't what it used to be...

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Commies, Nukes, and Flying Cars: What Seniors Predicted For 2076

Commies, Nukes, and Flying Cars: What Seniors Predicted For 2076 | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
The 1970s was a tough decade for America. Widespread distrust in government, rising inflation, the oil crisis, and disco were all wreaking havoc on the nation.

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Get Ready For Self-Driving Cars That Chauffeur Us Around

Get Ready For Self-Driving Cars That Chauffeur Us Around | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
And help the environment at the same time. ;
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Tech predictions for 2013: Big Data, robots, 3D printing and 4G

Tech predictions for 2013: Big Data, robots, 3D printing and 4G | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
John Kennedy casts a cautious eye on 2013, the year that 4G finally begins to roll out in Ireland in tandem with superfast fibre services.
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This Tool Can Tell You Exactly When To Get Married

This Tool Can Tell You Exactly When To Get Married | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Find out how many of your Facebook friends have put a ring on it and what their relationships say about your own timing in the love department.
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Most Americans Think Life Will Suck In 2050

Most Americans Think Life Will Suck In 2050 | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Ask people to imagine American life in 2050, and you'll get some dreary visions. Whether they foresee runaway technology or runaway government, rampant poverty or vanishing morality, a majority of Americans predict a future worse than today.
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Photos from the future show that the world in 2050 may not be so bad after all

Photos from the future show that the world in 2050 may not be so bad after all | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Science fiction books usually portray dark dystopias. But these renderings show an alternative future: an optimistic story that depicts a world where...

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8 Visionaries on How They Spot the Future | Wired Business | Wired.com

8 Visionaries on How They Spot the Future | Wired Business | Wired.com | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Wired editors pick the brains of Paul Saffo, Esther Dyson, and Joi Ito (and five others) for insight into how to see the future.

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Fab GOUX-BAUDIMENT's curator insight, March 17, 2013 6:05 AM

Please, read the 1st comment to this paper from Inigo • There are three very simple principles to apply in knowing the future. Isn't there some truth in this pessimistic vision? If so, how to turn it into a positive vision?

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PLOS ONE: Comprehensive Quantitative Analysis on Privacy Leak Behavior

PLOS ONE: Comprehensive Quantitative Analysis on Privacy Leak Behavior | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
PLOS ONE: an inclusive, peer-reviewed, open-access resource from the PUBLIC LIBRARY OF SCIENCE. Reports of well-performed scientific studies from all disciplines freely available to the whole world.
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Abrupt rise of new machine ecology beyond human response time : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group

Abrupt rise of new machine ecology beyond human response time : Scientific Reports : Nature Publishing Group | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Society's techno-social systems are becoming ever faster and more computer-orientated.
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iSpy: How the NSA Accesses Smartphone Data - SPIEGEL ONLINE

iSpy: How the NSA Accesses Smartphone Data - SPIEGEL ONLINE | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
The US intelligence agency NSA has been taking advantage of the smartphone boom. It has developed the ability to hack into iPhones, android devices and even the BlackBerry, previously believed to be particularly secure.

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Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface | UW Today

Researcher controls colleague’s motions in 1st human brain-to-brain interface | UW Today | theyear2030 | Scoop.it

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Artur Coelho's curator insight, August 27, 2013 5:18 PM

esta coisa de vivermos na condição de presente futurista é um tédio. constantemente bombardeados por descobertas e inovações, ficamos com os neurónios calejados e incapazes de uma reacção que vá além do levantar do sobrolho perante notícias destas. transmitir gravações de sinais cerebrais via net que vão condicionar o comportamento do recpetor? (bocejo). banal. eu quero é o meu jetpack e a raygun para ir dar cabo do canastro aos marcianos na base lunar.

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Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy | McKinsey & Company

Disruptive technologies: Advances that will transform life, business, and the global economy | McKinsey & Company | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Twelve emerging technologies—including the mobile Internet, autonomous vehicles, and advanced genomics—have the potential to truly reshape the world in which we live and work.
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Young Futurists 2012: VIDEO

Young Futurists 2012: VIDEO | theyear2030 | Scoop.it
Watch our video and learn more about this year's crop of Young Futurists.

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Rudolf Kabutz's curator insight, March 9, 2013 11:41 AM

Innovative work being done by the African diaspora...

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Printable Houses and the Future Opportunity Therein | World Future Society

Printable Houses and the Future Opportunity Therein | World Future Society | theyear2030 | Scoop.it

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Jan Herder's curator insight, January 5, 2013 1:05 PM

3D thinking IS here--in virtual worlds, CAD, etc. The paradigm shift will be in our built environment. This is critical for learning