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Pocket-sized printers and the portable office of the future | About Verizon

Whether it's at home or in a corporate setting, your office probably features at least one traditional inkjet or laser printer. But that particular appliance could soon find itself out on the street, thanks to a clever new gadget. Meet the ZUtA Labs Pocket Printer, a small-but-powerful device tiny …

Why have digital books stopped evolving?

Craig Mod in <i>Aeon</i>:<p>From 2009 to 2013, every book I read, I read on a screen. And then I stopped. You could call my four years of devout screen‑reading …

IoT to add up to 11.1 trillion to global economy by 2025

<i>The value of the IoT has been hyped over the past years, with widely varying predictions from futurist and business alike. To get a grip on the</i> …

TechNet UK Blog

Chris Testa-O’Neill takes a look at how you can enable scaling within Azure Data Warehouse, as well as how to pause and resume compute.<p>Theo van Kraay …

New ATM would scan your eye before doling out your cash

All your spy-movie dreams could be coming true. OK, maybe not all of them. But a new ATM concept from Diebold could give everyday people the opportunity to unlock their bank accounts with an eye scan.<p>The Irving terminal, which Diebold introduced Monday at the Money20/20 conference in Las Vegas, …

The new app that serves as eyes for the blind

By Dominic Basulto<p>Dominic Basulto<p>Bio Follow<p>As computers get better at navigating the world around them, they are also helping humans better navigate that world as well. Thanks to advances in AI and robotics, scientists from IBM Research and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) are working on new types …

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of …

This 180-floor 'vertical city' could be the future of skyscrapers

1/<p>UNICEF predicts that as much as 75% of the global population could live in cities by 2050. Vertical cities could be a smart way to house all those …

How virtual reality, augmented reality, robots and real-time translation will transform travel

I was recently interviewed for an extended feature on the future of travel, Technologies that will change the way we book, plan and experience …

Are We About To Have Nanobots In Our Brains?!

EditorOctober 22, 2015Health<p>New technology has the capacity to inspire or terrify, but it always excites. We’ve seen generations of Apple products …

Predicting the future: why we're always wrong

In fact, since the Industrial Revolution, progress has been more closely tied to politics and economics than any other factors. Microsoft co-founder …

26/10/2065 : Les voitures autonomes victimes d’une panne générale

This post has already been read 5217 times!<p>L’autonomisation des transports terrestres était elle une bonne chose et les décideurs politiques ont-ils …

MicroTugs | Biomimetics and Dextrous Manipulation Lab

Category: Adhesion<p><b>On this page...</b> (hide)<p>1.  MicroTugs<p>This work demonstrates a new type of small robot that can apply orders of magnitude more force …

Experts Warn UN Panel About the Dangers of Artificial Superintelligence

During a recent United Nations meeting about emerging global risks, political representatives from around the world were warned about the threats …

Singularity

Programming Hate Into AI Will Be Controversial, But Possibly Necessary

Zoltan Istvan Contributor<p>Zoltan Istvan is a futurist and 2018 California gubernatorial candidate of the Libertarian Party.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Is monetizing federal land the way to pay for basic income?<br>• Will the coming robot nanny era turn us into technophiles?<p>In the last few years, the …

The real reason you still don’t own a flying car

“Where are the flying cars?” goes the common refrain. “I was promised flying cars!” They have been a staple in science fiction for more than half a …

12 predictions from 1900 that are frighteningly accurate

1/<p>"Americans will be taller by 1 to 2 inches."<p>Luke MacGregor/Reuters<p>On average, 21-year-old males are 1 1/2 inches taller today than they were in …

5 amazing predictions by futurist Ray Kurzweil that came true — and 4 that haven't

1/<p>In 1990, Kurzweil said that by 1999 "consumers will be able to sit down at their home computers and design their own clothes to their own precise …

Singularity University and the future of exponential change

<i>Michael Fichardt recently spent 10 weeks at Singularity University. Located in Silicon Valley, the institution is part university, part think-tank,</i> …

Nike's power-laced 'Back to the Future' shoes arrive in 2016

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past few hours, then you know today is <i>Back to the Future</i> Day. In the trilogy's second film, Michael J. Fox's character Martin Seamus McFly, better known as Marty, gave us a glimpse of how things would look on October 21st, 2015. And even though the …

Future Technology That May Change The World

<i>As Artificial Intelligence and Digital Currencies (like Bitcoin) seek to transform our lives, what effects will these new advances have on commerce</i> …

Artificial intelligence breakthrough as intuition algorithm beats humans in data test

Computers could soon replace human intuition in many areas - and a new system developed at MIT has shown it can outperform even the smartest of …

Idées | L’Avenir passera par des réseaux citoyens

This post has already been read 2058 times!<p>Les ‘Jeepneys’ sont le mode de transport le plus populaire aux Philippines. Dans ces mini-bus bariolés, …

19/10/2065 : Mauvaises graines de retour en grâce

This post has already been read 4466 times!<p>Aujourd’hui le vêtement combat les effets de la transpiration… se répare tout seul quand il ne s’adapte …

Google enregistre votre voix : voici comment écouter et supprimer les phrases enregistrées

Google a décidé de supprimer la fonctionnalité « OK Google » de Chrome sur Desktop. En revanche, il est toujours possible d’interpeller Google d’un …