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The Inevitable

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Founder editor of Wired magazine, Kevin Kelly in his book The Inevitable, talks about some of the technology trends that will shape society and consumption over the next few decades. He identifies 12 patterns – Becoming, Cognifying, Flowing, Screening, Accessing, Sharing, Filtering, Remixing, Interacting, Tracking, Questioning , Beginning. Of these Flowing refers to the technology...

Breakthrough Technologies 2017

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MIT review’s yearly list is here. 2017 list includes – Facial recognition has existed for decades, but only now is it accurate enough to be used in secure financial transactions. The new versions use deep learning, an artificial-intelligence technique that is especially effective for image recognition because it makes a computer zero in on the facial features that will most reliably...

Oculus Rift – Inside Story

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“I think I’ve seen five or six computer demos in my life that made me think the world was about to change,” he says. “Apple II, Netscape, Google, iPhone … then Oculus. It was that kind of amazing.” By December, Oculus had closed Series B funding—with Andreessen Horowitz leading—for $75 million.
Peter Rubin’s inside story on Oculus Rift and  how virtual reality is coming of age. Good read.

Breakthrough Technologies 2015

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Augmented reality to growing brain cells to large scale desalination, some of these technologies are already here, some give a lot of hope and we need a few of them yesterday.  Here is MIT’s list for 2015. Magic Leap Nano-Architecture Car-to-Car Communication Project Loon Liquid Biopsy Megascale Desalination Apple Pay Brain Organoids Supercharged Photosynthesis Internet of DNA Top 10 from...

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