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Your Next Smartphone Will Do Three Big Things That Your Current One Doesn’t

Your Next Smartphone Will Do Three Big Things That Your Current One Doesn’t | leapmind | Scoop.it
Smartphones don’t get people excited like they used to. Every Apple event these days brings fresh calls for “new product categories” and fresh disappointment when they don’t materialize.
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A Supercomputer Has Convinced People It's Human

A Supercomputer Has Convinced People It's Human | leapmind | Scoop.it
If you've seen 'Terminator' then you'll be excused for getting slightly nervous about this... A "super computer" has duped humans into thinking it was a 13-year-old boy to become the first machine to pass the "iconic" Turing Test, experts have said.
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We're all being mined for data – but who are the real winners?

We're all being mined for data – but who are the real winners? | leapmind | Scoop.it
A year on from the NSA revelations, John Naughton ask whether big data – the masses of online information collected from all of us – is a force for good or bad
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Added drug allows rapamycin to slow aging without risking diabetes | KurzweilAI

Added drug allows rapamycin to slow aging without risking diabetes | KurzweilAI | leapmind | Scoop.it
This graphic outlines how rapamycin can mimic the effects of dietary restriction (credit: Oregon State University) New research at the Linus Pauling
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Sexbot Slaves: How Sexbots Could Affect Actual Human Relationships

Sexbot Slaves: How Sexbots Could Affect Actual Human Relationships | leapmind | Scoop.it
There is only one true sexbot that you can go out and buy today. Her name is Roxxxy, and she is a 'robot companion' intended to look human, or something very close. She's 5'7" and slender. She's got a wide range of hair and eye colors.
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Silicon Valley Luminaries Predict Next Big Thing - IEEE Spectrum

Silicon Valley Luminaries Predict Next Big Thing - IEEE Spectrum | leapmind | Scoop.it
Contenders include Bitcoin, SMAC (yes, a new acronym), and the coming of age of AI (finally)
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Will Artificial Intelligence put my job at risk? - Spectator Blogs

Will Artificial Intelligence put my job at risk? - Spectator Blogs | leapmind | Scoop.it
Ever since the onset of artificial intelligence – simulating human reasoning, problem solving – there has been worry about the machines taking over.
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Researchers discover how a cluster of water molecules adapts to the presence of an extra proton

Researchers discover how a cluster of water molecules adapts to the presence of an extra proton | leapmind | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —H2O is the molecule everybody knows, and nobody can live without. But for all its familiarity and import for life, aspects of water's behavior have been hard to pin down, including how it conducts positive charge.
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Archimedes Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine is the world’s most efficient urban wind turbine | Impact Lab

Archimedes Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine is the world’s most efficient urban wind turbine | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine The Rotterdam-based tech firm The Archimedes has introduced its Liam F1 Urban Wind Turbine, which is said to have an energy yield
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Our Brains Will Be Hacked, Tracked and Data-Mined

Our Brains Will Be Hacked, Tracked and Data-Mined | leapmind | Scoop.it
Raw brainwave data used for neurogaming could be tapped to get a detailed read-out of your private thoughts.
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The Mission to Bring Google’s AI to the Rest of the World | Enterprise | WIRED

The Mission to Bring Google’s AI to the Rest of the World | Enterprise | WIRED | leapmind | Scoop.it
Deep learning seeks to remake computing by more closely mimicking the way the human brain processes information, giving machines far more power to “learn” as time goes on.
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Beyond Cortana: What artificial intelligence means for the future of Microsoft | ZDNet

Beyond Cortana: What artificial intelligence means for the future of Microsoft | ZDNet | leapmind | Scoop.it
Microsoft Research’s hyperscale computing artificial intelligences are about to change the way we think about computing.
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Slow unSingularity – so what? Reply to George Dvorsky and Ramez Naam | skefi'a

Slow unSingularity – so what? Reply to George Dvorsky and Ramez Naam | skefi'a | leapmind | Scoop.it
science and fiction
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Why we're all so obsessed with deep learning

Why we're all so obsessed with deep learning | leapmind | Scoop.it
Deep learning is all the rage among the tech scene right now, and that’s more a result of its utility than because it sounds cool.
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The future of work imagined | Impact Lab

The future of work imagined | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Fast forward to 2024. Robots have not completely taken over but they and automation have definitely changed the landscape of work. This isn't meant to be
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Welcome to the era of big, bad open information. Context needed.

Welcome to the era of big, bad open information. Context needed. | leapmind | Scoop.it
Connected devices can generate gobs of data, but if we’re going to open it up we’re also going to the need the context that will make it meaningful.
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A Robot to Care for You in Old Age - US News

A Robot to Care for You in Old Age - US News | leapmind | Scoop.it
Technology is playing a growing role in the lives of the elderly.
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A new model of liver regeneration

A new model of liver regeneration | leapmind | Scoop.it
When the Hippo pathway is inactivated, mature liver cells revert back to a stem cell-like state.
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Next XPRIZE will give millions to end illiteracy

Next XPRIZE will give millions to end illiteracy | leapmind | Scoop.it
One billion people are illiterate. Virtual learning may be the solution. The next XPRIZE will focus on education software to uplift society.
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The future of retail will blow your mind | Impact Lab

The future of retail will blow your mind | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Brick-and-mortar retailers didn’t have a fighting chance these past few years to compete with the personalization and convenience provided by online sh
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14 freaky technologies Vivek Wadhwa says are just around the corner

14 freaky technologies Vivek Wadhwa says are just around the corner | leapmind | Scoop.it
Fourteen freaky technologies that Vivek Wadhwa said, at the World of Business Ideas conference, are just around the corner.
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Is It Time to Give Up on the Singularity?

Is It Time to Give Up on the Singularity? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Some futurists and science fiction writers predict that we're on the cusp of a world-changing "Technological Singularity." Skeptics say there will be no such thing. Today, I'll be debating author Ramez Naam about which side is right.
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A new target for the development of therapeutics against age-related disorders

A new target for the development of therapeutics against age-related disorders | leapmind | Scoop.it
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