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Unequal Access to Technology: What Can We Learn From Smartphones?

Unequal Access to Technology: What Can We Learn From Smartphones?

The smartphone industry has made a remarkable impact on numerous aspects of human life, and can be seen as a foretaste of what might be achieved by emerging new technologies of human enhancement. Core smartphone technology frequently dropped in price, making benefits available to people in all social classes worldwide. But other examples of high tech products suggest disturbing ‘winner takes all’ scenario...

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Video Friday: Why Being Proactive is Crucial for Your Health

Video Friday: Why Being Proactive is Crucial for Your Health

The wearable revolution has just started and will see a huge number of home-diagnostic and monitoring devices coming to the market in the coming months and years, but being healthy starts with simple things. I have logged details about my health for over 6400 days! I use apps and gadgets to motivate myself to do exercises. You have to find your own way to stay healthy! Dr. Bertalan Mesko, Medical Futurist and author ...

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Digital Physics Trailer

Digital Physics Trailer

"Set in a hostel in the 1980s, 'Digital Physics' follows Khatchig, a man searching for truth in mathematics, physics, logic, and life. As he monopolizes the sole computer in the hostel to make sense of a counter-intuitive result, he has an epiphany: We may be living in a computer simulation."

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The Fermi Paradox, Self-Replicating Probes, and the Interstellar Transportation Bandwidth

The Fermi Paradox, Self-Replicating Probes, and the Interstellar Transportation Bandwidth

Keith B. Wiley kwiley@keithwiley.com Affiliation at the time of writing: Univ. of Washington, Dept. of Astronomy, Box 351580, Seattle WA 98195, USA Originally written November 25, 2011 Citation: Wiley K. The Fermi Paradox, Self-Replicating Probes, and the Interstellar Transportation Bandwidth. arXiv:1111.6131. 2011. Video Interview with Adam Ford [[Subscribe to Adam Ford’s YouTube Channel]] Abstract It has been...

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Exponential Medicine Conference Live Stream

Exponential Medicine Conference Live Stream

Exponential Medicine is a four-day conference by Singularity University that brings together top experts to inform medical services leaders how technology is impacting healthcare and medicine. Watch the live stream.

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Tiny Bubbles

Tiny Bubbles

In response to their surrounding environment, tiny, soapy bubbles can reorganize their membranes to let material flow in and out.

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