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Bitcoin in Kenya

Bitcoin in Kenya

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A pretty interesting short film about the potential for Bitcoin to rise in Kenya.

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Bionic Body — Better, Stronger, Faster

Bionic Body — Better, Stronger, Faster

In the future, a woman with a spinal cord injury could make a full recovery; a baby with a weak heart could pump his own blood. How close are we today to the bold promise of bionics—and could this technology be used to improve normal human functions, as well as to repair us?

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Krishnamurti on The Singularity

Krishnamurti on The Singularity

A couple of videos of Jiddu Krishnamurti talking about artificial intelligence and the future of humanity have come to my attention and I thought they might also be of interest to h+ Readers.

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Video Friday: Barbara Webb on Insect Robots

Video Friday: Barbara Webb on Insect Robots

Today's VIdeo Friday features Barbara Webb from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, talks about using robots to model biological systems, including human and insect brains, and her cricket-robot experiments.

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Video Friday: Markerless Tracking for Virtual Reality

Video Friday: Markerless Tracking for Virtual Reality

The many cameras are used to remove occlusion and generate a 3D representation of the person's full body without the need for markers, equipment or any special garments. It's an entirely unencumbered full body VR-chamber that can be used to dynamically control avatars, create 3D models, and more. Add a wireless head mounted display and you have a simple "holodeck" system. Hmm, we might have room f...

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