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Why Science Research Labs Are Getting Into Video Game Development

Why Science Research Labs Are Getting Into Video Game Development | leapmind | Scoop.it
Players of a video game called EyeWire have cracked a 50-year-old proprioceptive mystery. The technique is catching on.
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Mesh networks could bridge the gap between internet capacity and demand

Mesh networks could bridge the gap between internet capacity and demand | leapmind | Scoop.it
Internet providers are about to face a connectivity crisis. Micha Benoliel, CEO of Open Garden, says software-based mesh networking is the solution.
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Google marks Project Loon’s balloon birthday with LTE tests

Google marks Project Loon’s balloon birthday with LTE tests | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google’s Project Loon has celebrated its first birthday by delivering internet access to a remote Brazilian school, floating a balloon-borne LTE connection as ...
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Scientists Invent Painless Successor To The Dentists' Drill

Scientists Invent Painless Successor To The Dentists' Drill | leapmind | Scoop.it
Dentists' drills are set to become an unpleasant memory thanks to a tooth-rebuilding treatment that could be available in three years.
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Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions?

Robot doctors, online lawyers and automated architects: the future of the professions? | leapmind | Scoop.it
Tom Meltzer: Advances in technology have long been recognised as a threat to manual labour. Now highly skilled, knowledge-based jobs that were once regarded as safe could be at risk. How will these professions adapt to the digital age?
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Why People Forget Dreams, And 3 Ways To Remember

Why People Forget Dreams, And 3 Ways To Remember | leapmind | Scoop.it
A new study has found the brain regions responsible for why some people remember dreams while others cannot. And for those of you who can't, here are some tips.
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Mobile can drive down healthcare costs and improve care | Impact Lab

Mobile can drive down healthcare costs and improve care | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Jawbone, wearable technology for a healthier lifestyle. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) aims to provide more people with access to healthcare. With a larger
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Google buys startup Skybox Imaging for $500 million | Impact Lab

Google buys startup Skybox Imaging for $500 million | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
Google will use Skybox's satellite-photo tech to improve Google Maps. Google is buying the startup, Skybox Imaging, a company that specializes in photos
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Hands On With Meta's Amazing 3-D Glasses, Which Are Poised To Take The World By Storm

Hands On With Meta's Amazing 3-D Glasses, Which Are Poised To Take The World By Storm | leapmind | Scoop.it
This is a whole other segment of computing that enhances how you interact with the world around you.
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'Humans will be able to fall in love with computers within the next 15 years'

'Humans will be able to fall in love with computers within the next 15 years' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Flirting with a computer and even falling in love will be possible within just 15 years, a futurist has predicted.
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10 Sci-Fi Technologies Moving Us Closer To Immortality - Listverse

10 Sci-Fi Technologies Moving Us Closer To Immortality - Listverse | leapmind | Scoop.it
The average life expectancy is constantly rising as we improve our knowledge of medicine and the human body. We have eradicated diseases, discovered powerf
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US seasteading group plans floating 'microcountries' with 'start-up governments' - Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

US seasteading group plans floating 'microcountries' with 'start-up governments' - Australia Network News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | leapmind | Scoop.it
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WOW! Geneticists Discover a Way to Extend Lifespans to 800 Years!

WOW! Geneticists Discover a Way to Extend Lifespans to 800 Years! | leapmind | Scoop.it
Before you read the story on this amazing breakthrough here are our thoughts on the subject. If people still lived to be nigh-1000 years old, the world would overpopulate very…
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Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions

Pure Genius: How Dean Kamen's Invention Could Bring Clean Water To Millions | leapmind | Scoop.it
He just needs to get it to them.
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How SoundCloud Changed Music Forever

How SoundCloud Changed Music Forever | leapmind | Scoop.it
Some of the best ideas are also the simplest. And there are few things more simple than SoundCloud, which in its seven year existence has sneakily become one of the best things online. How'd it get there?
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World's top electric car makers 'talk collaboration'

World's top electric car makers 'talk collaboration' | leapmind | Scoop.it
Electric car-makers Nissan and BMW are keen to collaborate with rival Tesla after the US company agreed to share its patents with competitors, the Financial Times reported on Monday.
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Genetically engineered super-banana could save millions of lives | ExtremeTech

Genetically engineered super-banana could save millions of lives | ExtremeTech | leapmind | Scoop.it
A genetically engineered banana with high levels of beta-carotene could prevent vitamin A deficiency in the developing world, potentially saving millions of lives.
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Removing Salt To Relieve The World’s Thirst

Removing Salt To Relieve The World’s Thirst | leapmind | Scoop.it
Seventy percent of the Earth’s surface is liquid—yet water scarcity affects more than a billion people each year.
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If you wish to make a gene from scratch | Oscillator, Scientific American Blog Network

If you wish to make a gene from scratch | Oscillator, Scientific American Blog Network | leapmind | Scoop.it
According to the New York Times, synthetic biology is creating DNA out of thin air. A recent article about synthetic biology and consumer goods describes DNA ...
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Google Glass Is Going To Be Huge, And Most People Have No Idea Why

Google Glass Is Going To Be Huge, And Most People Have No Idea Why | leapmind | Scoop.it
But this scorn is misplaced. Google Glass is going to be a huge, multi-billion dollar business for Google — eventually.
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Digital displays get flexible | Student Science

Digital displays get flexible | Student Science | leapmind | Scoop.it
Flexible and unbreakable digital displays could soon be for sale, thanks to a new organic transistor made from plastic.
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A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind | leapmind | Scoop.it
Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren't sure why. Eventually, it could start affecting high-tech warfare, too.
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‘Mesh networking’ – the promise of a new internet | Impact Lab

‘Mesh networking’ – the promise of a new internet | Impact Lab | leapmind | Scoop.it
People tend to talk about optimistically about the Internet. They talk about it in terms that describe how it ought to be rather than how it actually
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Hackers are the immune system for the information age (Wired UK)

Hackers are the immune system for the information age (Wired UK) | leapmind | Scoop.it
Despite the vilification of hackers in mainstream media, cybersecurity analyst Keren Elazari says they play a critical, creative role in the digital age
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Retina Created With Stem Cells in Dish

Retina Created With Stem Cells in Dish | leapmind | Scoop.it
A retina that could respond to light was created in a dish using stem cells. This is the first report of a successful attempt to create a functional, light-sensitive retina initiated from stem cell...
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