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Next Generation Machine Learning - Training Deep Learning Models in a Browser: Andrej Karpathy Interview | Data Science Weekly Blog

We recently caught up with Andrej Karpathy, Machine Learning PhD student at Stanford and the man behind the innovative ConvNetJS - a JS library for training Deep Learning models (mainly Neural ...
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Colleges Need to Act Like Startups — Or Risk Becoming Obsolete | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Colleges Need to Act Like Startups — Or Risk Becoming Obsolete | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
The Golden Age of universities may be dead, but while much of the commentary around the disruption of education focuses on MOOCs and how universities will balance commercial relevance and basic research, lost in the shuffle is something arguably...
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Google Glass app identifies the moods of strangers

Google Glass app identifies the moods of strangers | leapmind | Scoop.it
Emotient releases new app for Google Glass to let users see others’ emotions and moods, because odds are, if you have a Google Glass, you need this app.
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AI Could Kill Us All: Meet the Man Taking the Threat Seriously

AI Could Kill Us All: Meet the Man Taking the Threat Seriously | leapmind | Scoop.it
Thinking about the end of the world is something that most people try to avoid; for others, it's a profession.
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SXSWi on a Future With Robots - Techvibes.com

SXSWi on a Future With Robots - Techvibes.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Some of the best/brightest in the field offered a panel at SXSW Interactive to discuss multiple visions of a future
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11 Times 'The Simpsons' Predicted the Future of Technology

11 Times 'The Simpsons' Predicted the Future of Technology | leapmind | Scoop.it
It's a safe bet that if there's a joke to be made about popular culture, The Simpsons has probably beaten you to it. And with 25 seasons of comedy under its belt, America's favo...
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33rd Square | New Class of Antibiotics Discovered

33rd Square | New Class of Antibiotics Discovered | leapmind | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a new class of antibiotics to fight bacteria such as the cause of common staph infections and other drug-resistant bacteria that threaten public health. The compounds were discovered via computer models.
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Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction

Ethiopian kids hack OLPCs in 5 months with zero instruction | leapmind | Scoop.it
What happens if you give a thousand Motorola Zoom tablet PCs to Ethiopian kids who have never even seen a printed word?
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Concept Post-Its Carry Data Like A Flash Drive [Pics] - PSFK

Concept Post-Its Carry Data Like A Flash Drive [Pics] - PSFK | leapmind | Scoop.it
Red Dot Award winner dataSTICKIES aims to replace the standard thumb drive.
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Technology: Rise of the replicants - FT.com

Technology: Rise of the replicants - FT.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
If Daniel Nadler is right, a generation of college graduates with well-paid positions as junior researchers and analysts in the banking industry should be worried about their jobs. Very worried.
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Commercial Drones Are Now Legal, According To Federal Ruling | TechCrunch

Commercial Drones Are Now Legal, According To Federal Ruling | TechCrunch | leapmind | Scoop.it
As of right now it's perfectly legal to operate a drone for commercial reasons. That's according to a federal judge, in a ruling that notes the Federal..
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How Wearables Might Be Key to Our Most Trusted Transactions

How Wearables Might Be Key to Our Most Trusted Transactions | leapmind | Scoop.it
In The Future of Wearable Tech, iQ by Intel and PSFK Labs explore the evolving form and function of our Internet-connected devices.
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Rise of the Machines : Documentary on the Future of Human Like Robots - YouTube

Rise of the Machines : Documentary on the Future of Human Like Robots . 2013 2014 This documentary as well as all of the rest of these documentaries shown he...
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The mystery of flight MH370: How can we track a smartphone anywhere on Earth, but a giant plane can go missing? | ExtremeTech

The mystery of flight MH370: How can we track a smartphone anywhere on Earth, but a giant plane can go missing? | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
Three days ago, Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 vanished from radar off the south coast of Vietnam in the South China Sea. 239 people were on board -- and at this point, it is presumed that they have all perished in some kind of disaster.
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UltraBattery a Boon to Renewable Energy, Grid Storage, and EVs > ENGINEERING.com

UltraBattery a Boon to Renewable Energy, Grid Storage, and EVs > ENGINEERING.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
Could the good old lead-acid battery enhanced by a built-in supercapacitor make renewable energy, grid-level storage, and electric vehicles more feasi...
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The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield

The Facts In The Case Of Dr. Andrew Wakefield | leapmind | Scoop.it
A fifteen page story about the MMR vaccination controversy. As ever, I'm sure a few spelling errors have slipped past me. Feel free to point any out so I can correct them. The reference links for the strip are in the next blog entry.
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Fukushima Could Make Japan a Leader In Nuclear Cleanup Tech

Fukushima Could Make Japan a Leader In Nuclear Cleanup Tech | leapmind | Scoop.it
The idea that a nuclear disaster could actually drive innovation is definitely a new way to look at Japan's ongoing Fukushima debacle.
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Genetic Trigger Discoverd For Most Common Form of Mental Disability and Autism — PsyBlog

Genetic Trigger Discoverd For Most Common Form of Mental Disability and Autism — PsyBlog | leapmind | Scoop.it
New drug given during pregnancy may help treat fragile X syndrome, a leading genetic cause of autism.
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BioEdge: Stop fretting about 3-parent embryos and get ready for “multiplex parenting”

BioEdge: Stop fretting about 3-parent embryos and get ready for “multiplex parenting” | leapmind | Scoop.it
With artificial gametes, the sky’s the limit for parents.
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Tomorrow's Apps Will Come From Brilliant (And Risky) Bitcoin Code | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Tomorrow's Apps Will Come From Brilliant (And Risky) Bitcoin Code | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | leapmind | Scoop.it
A variety of new applications have adapted the bitcoin protocol to fulfill different purposes; the latest is Ethereum.
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Sharing is the new buying: Insights into the Collaborative Economy | Impact Lab

Sharing is the new buying: Insights into the Collaborative Economy | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new report, Sharing is the New Buying, offers important insight for big brands who are grappling with the emergence of the Collaborative Economy, and for
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William Hertling on Singularity 1 on 1: The Singularity is closer than it appears! - YouTube

http://www.singularityweblog.com/william-hertling/ William Hertling is a rather recent science fiction discovery of mine and the author of award-winning nove...
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Op that restores lost sight by growing you new eye cells in three days

Op that restores lost sight by growing you new eye cells in three days | leapmind | Scoop.it
Garry Morse, 28, was one of a handful of patients in the UK to have a pioneering treatment to restore sight to one eye using cells taken from his good eye.
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Rainmaker: Android's co-founder is spending Google's billions hunting for the next big thing

Rainmaker: Android's co-founder is spending Google's billions hunting for the next big thing | leapmind | Scoop.it
Rich Miner strolls the halls of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, pausing every few minutes to check out the latest gadgets on display. As one of the co-founders of Android, he is walking through...
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