Five most important technological advances in the next 5 to 10 years
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3-D printing is revolutionizing surgery

3-D printing is revolutionizing surgery | Five most important technological advances in the next 5 to 10 years | Scoop.it
3-D printing — the latest tech wonder — is developing fastest in the medical industry. And thanks to its cluster of research institutions and manufacturing expertise, the Midwest is especially fertile ground.
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Facebook’s facial recognition software is now as accurate as the human brain, but what now? | ExtremeTech

Facebook’s facial recognition software is now as accurate as the human brain, but what now? | ExtremeTech | Five most important technological advances in the next 5 to 10 years | Scoop.it
Facebook's facial recognition research project, DeepFace (yes really), is now very nearly as accurate as the human brain. DeepFace can look at two photos, and irrespective of lighting or angle, can say with 97.25% accuracy whether the photos contain the same face. Humans can perform the same task with 97.53% accuracy. The end goal of DeepFace we can only guess at, but it's probably tracking your face across the entirety of the web, and in real life, as you move from shop to shop, producing some very lucrative behavioral tracking data indeed.
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Google Glass Release Date, Features And Price: 2014's Coolest Bit Of Tech Detailed

Google Glass Release Date, Features And Price: 2014's Coolest Bit Of Tech Detailed | Five most important technological advances in the next 5 to 10 years | Scoop.it
Hey Glass Holes, hey, hey, Glass Holes... it's everything you need to know about Google Glass
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The new Oculus Rift costs $350 and this is what it's like

The new Oculus Rift costs $350 and this is what it's like | Five most important technological advances in the next 5 to 10 years | Scoop.it
If you're still not paying attention to Oculus VR and the Rift headset -- the folks at the forefront of virtual reality's recent rebirth -- what are you
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Google wants self-driving cars on the road in 3-5 years, but regulators are pumping the brakes

Google wants self-driving cars on the road in 3-5 years, but regulators are pumping the brakes | Five most important technological advances in the next 5 to 10 years | Scoop.it
The potential of Google's (GOOG) driverless cars is very enticing. Not only would they likely drastically reduce accident rates in the United States but they could also allow drivers to play Minecr...
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