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MIT Technology Review’s annual list of breakthrough technologies profiles technologies that hold the potential of solving intractable problems and expanding the scope of human possibilities. They are: Deep Learning Temporary Social Media Prenatal DNA Sequencing Additive Manufacturing Baxter: The Blue-Collar … Continue reading
Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary, Ray Kurzweil is widely recognized as one of the finer minds of the age. He invented the first optical character recognition software, the first print-to-speech software for the blind, the first text-to-speech synthesizer and many other … Continue reading
Once, queues would snake around the block when they launched a new product. In the mid 1990′s they paid 3 million dollars to The Stones to use one of their songs in a product launch; they were the pinnacle of … Continue reading
Undergarments that tell you what part of your body needs a workout? Shirts that charge your cell phone? Michelin-star TV dinners? Shopping carts that tell you what need for your home? Drinks that give you the buzz but no hangover? … Continue reading
What’s the ideal class size? 10 students? 20, 30, 50? Actually it can go up to 100,000 or even more as Peter Norvig, Director of Research at Google, explains in this extraordinary TED talk.