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Apr 14, 2014
Don’t Have Google Glass Yet? Now’s Your Chance!

Google must get more free advertising than any firm on the planet. When they recently announced they’d briefly open their Glass Explorer Program to everyone in the US on April …

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Apr 1, 2014
Jason Silva’s Latest: To Be Human Is to Be Transhuman

The term ‘transhuman’ inevitably (for me) summons grotesque visions of humans and machines merging into a Borg-like race bent on eradicating biological imperfection. These creatures’ cold rationality calls it an …

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Mar 29, 2014
Contact Lenses with Infrared Vision? Ultra-thin Graphene Opens Up The Possibilities

Seeing the infrared spectrum has a number of applications that go beyond the nighttime war games glamorized in adventure flicks. Doctors can use the wavelengths to monitor blood flow, and …

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Mar 6, 2014
In Depth With Jason Silva: Brain Games, Trance States, and The Abomination of Death

Jason Silva talks fast. His enthusiasm is contagious. The future, he says, is going to blow your mind. You have no idea. When I first talked to him, I had …

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Mar 4, 2014
Inside the Future of Healthcare With Singularity University’s Daniel Kraft

The benefits of modern medicine are clear. Lower infant mortality, longer life expectancy, a range of once killer diseases all but eradicated—fewer “therapeutic” leeches. But challenges? Yes, there are still …

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Jan 18, 2014
Google Dips Into Med-Tech With Glucose-Monitoring Contact Lenses

When Larry Page took the stage at Google’s big developer’s conference last June and talked about the power of technology to change peoples lives and encouraging his company to take …

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Jan 12, 2014
Facial Recognition App for Glass Challenges Google’s Ban on the Technology

Facial recognition technology is, in some ways, the epitome of the loss of privacy in a digital world. No longer can a person disappear into a crowd or trust that …

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Jan 9, 2014
Intel Aims For Post-Smartphone Era With SD Card-Sized Computer

Up to now, wearable computing has been a niche market dominated, but for Google Glass, by startups. Yet, with the tiny size and low cost of sensors and chips, wearable …

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Dec 30, 2013
2013 in Review: The Eight Biggest Stories In Exponential Tech

It’s been a fast-moving year, so before diving headlong into 2014, we thought we’d tap the brakes and revisit some of the year’s most notable stories in exponential technology. Keep …

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Dec 19, 2013
Meta Launches Its AR Eyeglass Hologram Computer To Compete With Glass

The wearable computing industry is a fascinating one. The spotlight found it before it was quite ready for its star turn, since the functionality users have come to expect still …

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Dec 1, 2013
Google Glass Makes Its Way Into Operating Rooms

Hands-free devices like Google Glass can be really transformative when the hands they free are those of a surgeon. And leading hospitals, including Stanford and the University of California at …

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Nov 14, 2013
New Chip to Detect Gestures in Front of Tiny Wearable Screens

Wearable computers are drumming up lots of attention and sales, but innovators have yet to settle on the best interface. Google Glass has touch and voice; others have one of …

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