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Short Film “The Trail’s End” Entices with Bonnie-and-Clyde Android Couple

For nearly a century, filmmakers have explored the convergence of humans and machines in the form of androids. Whether as soulless servants or heartless killbots ,... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/9/14

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Stories We’re Reading This Week

Here at Singularity Hub, we're suckers for well-written, thought-provoking stories. They inspire us to think about the future, shift our perspectives, and improve our... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/8/14

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Glimpse the Future at Singularity University’s GSP 2014 Closing Ceremony August 21

Join Singularity University August 21 at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for the 2014 Graduate Studies Program closing ceremony—a night of inspiration,... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/7/14

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Robotic Suit Makes Chunks of Metal Light as Feathers for Korean Shipyard Workers

It started long ago, the merger of man and machine. Power looms for hands, cars and trains for legs, and recently, computers for memory. Now, as robotic suits approach... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/7/14

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Robotic Bees Designed to Pollinate Crops Making Significant Strides

In Harvard researcher Robert Wood’s lab, a robot the size of a quarter lifts off the ground, its wings a blur. This micromachine, or RoboBee, is a marvel of modern... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/6/14

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These Battery-Free, WiFi Devices Run On Radio Waves

In the last decade, mobile devices have become radically smaller and more powerful. The list of tech-related tasks that the miniature black monolith we all tote around... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/5/14

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What Amazon’s 3D Printing Store Says About Consumer 3D Printing In General

Consumer 3D printing has been creeping into mainstream awareness. Last year, office supply chain Staples announced they’d sell 3D Systems Cube 3D printers in stores,... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/4/14

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If the Body Is a Machine, Can It Be Maintained Indefinitely?

To Aubrey de Grey, the body is a machine. Just as a restored classic car can celebrate its hundredth birthday in peak condition, in the future, we’ll maintain our... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/3/14

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Robot Olympics Planned for 2020 Powered by Japan’s ‘Robot Revolution’

Japan likes robots. And while some Americans raised on a confusing sci-fi diet of Star Wars, Terminator, and iRobot are perhaps a little wary of advanced AI and... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/2/14

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Promising Early Results on Universal Blood Test for Cancer

Absent an outright cure, it’s thought that early diagnosis of terminal diseases like cancer make treatment more effective and raise the probability of survival. But... more

Written By: | Posted: 08/1/14

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Evidence of Abundance #2: Maternal and Infant Mortality

100 years ago, child birth was risky and infant mortality rates were horrific. How would you feel if 30% of infants died? Or if 900 expectant mothers out of every... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/31/14

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How to Virtually ‘Possess’ Another Person’s Body Using Oculus Rift and Kinect

Virtual reality can put you in another world—but what about another body? Yifei Chai, a student at the Imperial College London, is using the latest in virtual reality... more

Written By: | Posted: 07/30/14

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