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Google's Ingress Game - Precursor of Augmented ...

(http://socialnode.blogspot.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 4 months ago
Ingress: whether you find it to be a gigantic waste of time, gas and bandwidth, or a revolutionary new economic system, it’s an edge indicator that’s at least bound to garner hype and headlines for years to come. More>>>
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Google is Betting BIG on Robotics

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 4 months ago
Andy Rubin "“I feel with robotics it’s a green field,” he said. “We’re building hardware, we’re building software. We’re building systems, so one team will be able to understand the whole stack.”" More>>>
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Robot-Human Marriages Inevitable by 2050 says Levy

(http://electronics.howstuffwork...) - scanned by: Accel Rose over 4 years ago
Levy, a British researcher who recently earned a Ph.D. from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands, believes that by 2050, robots and humans will be able to marry legally in the United States. He predicts that Massachusetts will lead the ... More>>>
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Undersea volcano may collapse, cause devastatin...

(http://news.blogs.cnn.com) - scanned by: Accel Rose over 4 years ago
A destructive, but not unrealistic wild-card. More>>>
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Space
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Diamandis: Countries & Companies Will Race to M...

(http://www.huffingtonpost.com) - scanned by: Accel Rose over 4 years ago
X-Prize Foundation CEO Peter Diamandis predicts the human reaction to the knowledge that there's water on the moon. More>>>
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NSA To Store Yottabytes of Surveillance Data

(http://www.impactlab.com) - scanned by: memebox over 4 years ago
Davinci Institute: the NSA is constructing a datacenter in the Utah desert that they project will be storing yottabytes of surveillance data. And what is a yottabyte? More>>>
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Future of Education is Just-in-Time, Multidisci...

(http://www.masternewmedia.org) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 4 years ago
Teemu Arina introduces a vision for the future of learning as well as two interesting concepts you may want to explore further: Serendipic and Parasitic Learning. More>>>
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The Future of Human Evolution

(http://www.humansfuture.org) - scanned by: evo4ata over 4 years ago
Scientific and speculative articles about the future of human evolution regarding to artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, transhumanism, nanotechnology, space colonization, time travel, life extension and human enhancement More>>>
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Robot Warrior Ethical Guide in the Works

(http://dsc.discovery.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
Ronald Arkin, a professor of computer science at Georgia Tech, is in the first stages of developing an "ethical governor," a package of software and hardware that tells robots when and what to fire. His book on the subject, "Governi... More>>>
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Obama: Boost US R&D beyond ‘space race’ levels

(http://features.csmonitor.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
President Obama set an ambitious goal Monday to have the US spend more on scientific research and development than it did at the height of the space race in 1964. If he can meet that mark, it would reestablish the United States as an internatio... More>>>
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Will formal schooling become obsolete?

(http://www.blog.speculist.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
Consider the fact that primary schools, high schools, colleges and universities were established when information production and dissemination was very expensive, while at the same time gathering teachers and students together in one location was ... More>>>
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Possible IMF trajectory (Thomas P.M. Barnett ::...

(http://thomaspmbarnett.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis over 4 years ago
"A fascinating glimpse at how the IMF may be reborn through this crisis into a financial equivalent of the UN or the WTO, just not with the same punitive powers of either (which are always weaker than they appear to be). The big thing is, we'... More>>>
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