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Donald Sadoway: The missing link to renewable energy

http://www.ted.com What's the key to using alternative energy, like solar and wind? Storage -- so we can have power on tap even when the sun's not out and th...
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DARPA's Pet-Proto Robot Navigates Obstacles

In this video, the Pet-Proto, a predecessor to DARPA's Atlas robot, is confronted with obstacles similar to those robots might face in the DARPA Robotics Cha...
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Elon Musk's Mission to Mars | Wired Science | Wired.com

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The Dragon capsule Photo: Art Streiber Anderson: Where else are there inefficiencies?

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New high-tech airships are rising in Southern California

New high-tech airships are rising in Southern California | futurismo | Scoop.it
Not since the waning days of World War II have the mammoth wooden blimp hangars at the former military base in Tustin seen as much airship manufacturing work as they do today.

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Difference Engine: End of the electric car?

Difference Engine: End of the electric car? | futurismo | Scoop.it
Still happy on hydrogen A COUPLE of dozen electric cars with fuel cells under the bonnet (in place of the more usual flat-pack of batteries beneath the floor) have...
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The Prototype Official Teaser Trailer #1 (2013) - Andrew Will Sci-Fi Movie HD

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Fault Lines - Robot wars

What is the role of robots and drones in wars and how will they shape the future of the US military?
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Boston Dynamic’s Cheetah Robot Can Now Outrun Usain Bolt

Boston Dynamic’s Cheetah Robot Can Now Outrun Usain Bolt | futurismo | Scoop.it
This is the latest video from Boston Dynamics, the company famous for creating the dynamically stable quadruped Big Dog. Just six months ago, we saw this Cheetah robot run at 18mph, crush...
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Honda Presents: Living With Robots

Honda's short-form documentary film "Living with Robots" presented at Sundance Film Festival in 2010.

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Watch a Blade Runner-inspired short movie directed by Ridley Scott's son

Watch a Blade Runner-inspired short movie directed by Ridley Scott's son | futurismo | Scoop.it
As a collaboration with the designers of RED cameras, Luke Scott (the son of Blade Runner director Ridley Scott) has directed the 20-minute science fiction film Loom.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Audacious Visions"

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson delivers an impassioned plea to the U.S. Congress to hoist America from its economic lethargy by boldly reinvesting in a robust space program.

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I LOST MY JOB (technological unemployment)

I LOST MY JOB http://newfuturemedia.net/ : Documentary Explores Technological Unemployment

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Meet the Amazing Robots That Will Compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge

Meet the Amazing Robots That Will Compete in the DARPA Robotics Challenge | futurismo | Scoop.it
Wow. I mean, seriously, wow. We've been incredibly excited to see the progress that Boston Dynamics has been making on ATLAS in preparation for the DARPA Robotics Challenge, but we had no idea what to expect from the challenge's Track A teams, each...

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The Next Wave in Lighting and the Internet of Things - Forbes

The Next Wave in Lighting and the Internet of Things - Forbes | futurismo | Scoop.it
Screw in a light bulb today, and all you can hope for is illumination. But GreenWave Reality claims its new light bulbs will also offer control.

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Air Fuel Synthesis shows petrol from air has future

Air Fuel Synthesis shows petrol from air has future | futurismo | Scoop.it
(Phys.org)—Petrol from air at first glance from this week's headlines, claiming scientists have turned fresh air into petrol, looked as if this was yet another over the top claim about a killer solution to solve the environmental crisis and specter...

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Scientists discover a planet in Alpha Centauri, the star system nearest Earth

Scientists discover a planet in Alpha Centauri, the star system nearest Earth | futurismo | Scoop.it
This is huge. We've discovered a lot of exoplanets, including rocky Earth-like ones, in far-away star systems.
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People & Power - Attack of the Drones

The US government's growing reliance on aerial drones to pursue its war on al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Yemen, Afghanistan and elsewhere is proving controversial.
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Jonathan Trent: Energy from floating algae pods | Video on TED.com

TED Talks Call it "fuel without fossils": Jonathan Trent is working on a plan to grow new biofuel by farming micro-algae in floating offshore pods that eat wastewater from cities.

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NASA - Building the Future Spacesuit

NASA - Building the Future Spacesuit | futurismo | Scoop.it
Led by MIT engineers, a multidisciplinary team is designing a new kind of spacesuit.

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Federal Robotics Initiative Gives $1 Million to Make Brain-Controlled Exoskeletons

Federal Robotics Initiative Gives $1 Million to Make Brain-Controlled Exoskeletons | futurismo | Scoop.it

"Robots that can read and respond to brain waves will eventually help stroke patients regain movement, using new neural interfaces that can re-train damaged motor pathways."

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The Future is Ours

Created to inspire by Michael Marantz: www.michaelmarantz.com - www.twitter.com/michaelmarantz Produced by Already Alive www.alreadyalive.com Imagine the future…...
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