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Singularity: The robots are coming to steal our jobs

<b>If you worry that the robots are coming, don't, because they are already here.</b><p>Artificial intelligence agents are already involved in every aspect of our lives - they keep our inboxes free of spam, they help us make our web transactions, they fly our planes and if Google gets its way will also soon …

Artificial Intelligence

Ultrathin ‘diagnostic skin’ allows continuous patient monitoring | Kurzweil

The array laminates without adhesives onto the surface of the skin by soft contact much like a temporary transfer tattoo. Contact is maintained …

Medical Technology

Boost Your Sense Of Touch With Ultrasonic Brain Stimulation

You don't need a spider bite for better tactile detection.<p>Scientists have been doing some amazing things to our brains with ultrasound, like breaking up blood clots, boosting alertness for soldiers, and even connecting the human mind with a rat’s. Now, they have shown that ultrasound can sharpen …

The Brain

Nanosatellites Will Give Everyone Access To Space

In the future, everyone on Earth will have ubiquitous access to outer space. That might seem to be a bold statement or to border on science fiction, yet a glance back in time at the influence and trajectory of technology in our lives makes it seem almost inevitable.<p>The nascent commercial space …

What Today's Online Sharing Companies Can Learn From Napster

<i>This week on-air and online, the tech team is</i> exploring the sharing economy<i>. You'll find the stories on this blog and</i> aggregated at this link, <i>and we would love to hear your questions about the topic. Just</i> email, <i>leave a comment or</i> tweet.<p>Perhaps no company showed how the Internet could turn sharing …