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Google is Betting BIG on Robotics

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 7 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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Environment

Panel Says Global Warming Risks Sudden, Deep Ch...

(http://www.nytimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 7 months ago
"Continued global warming poses a risk of rapid, drastic changes in some human and natural systems, a scientific panel warned Tuesday, citing the possible collapse of polar sea ice, the potential for a mass extinction of plant and animal life... More>>>
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Metaverse

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

(http://socialnode.blogspot.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 7 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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Space

SpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from ...

(http://www.latimes.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 7 months ago
The Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX lifted the SES-8 telecommunications satellite into geostationary transfer orbit -- nearly 50,000 miles from Earth. It was the first time the company reached such a distance, which is about one-quarter of the way t... More>>>
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Technology

Amazon Releases Drone Delivery Prototype Video

(https://www.youtube.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 7 months ago
Amazon is very seriously preparing to employ drones for delivery services. More>>>
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Future Airplane Concept by Airbus

(http://www.cnn.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 7 months ago
"Imagine a future passenger experience. One that considers both consumer needs and trends in society. One that draws from the next generation of technologies that are changing the flying game. One in which the flying experience reflects air t... More>>>
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Cuban Advocates Discussion to Allow HGH use in ...

(http://www.usatoday.com) - scanned by: Joe Meme 8 months ago
"I believe that professional sports leagues should work together and fund studies to determine the efficacy of HGH for rehabbing an injury..It could allow us to make a data based decision rather than the emotional decision we are currently ma... More>>>
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Information

CryptoLocker May Herald Rise of More Sophistica...

(http://www.darkreading.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 8 months ago
"Ransomware attacks have been on the uptick for the past several quarters. According to McAfee's third quarter threat report, there were more than 312,000 new, unique samples detected during the quarter – less than the previous quarter but st... More>>>
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Technology

Flying Robot Moves Like a Jellyfish

(http://news.discovery.com) - scanned by: Alvis Brigis 8 months ago
"Ristroph’s robot flies by flapping four wings that are arranged around the robot’s “waist.” The wings move up and down and it looks like a jellyfish, though strictly speaking the aerodynamics are probably a bit more like a moth. "Ri... More>>>
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Is Tin the Two-Dimensional Material of the Future?

(http://spectrum.ieee.org) - scanned by: Scanmeister 8 months ago
Researchers at U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have simulated what would happen if you whittled a topological insulator down to a single atomic layer—a two-dimensional material like gr... More>>>
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Biotechnology

Monkeys Control Coordinated Arms Using BMI

(http://singularityhub.com) - scanned by: Joe Meme 8 months ago
The findings will support the Walk Again Project, a Duke-led international consortium of BMI researchers that to unveil prototype robotic exoskeleton that lets quadriplegics walk at the opening ceremony of the 2014 World Cup 2014 More>>>
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Biotechnology

3D printing to rebuild patient's face at Morris...

(http://www.bbc.co.uk) - scanned by: il pinolo 8 months ago
Surgeons in Swansea are using groundbreaking 3D printing technology to rebuild a patient's face which was crushed in a motorbike accident. More>>>
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