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Mar 6, 2016

VR Animated Series ‘Sequenced’ Creates Truly Reactive Storytelling in VR

Posted by in category: virtual reality

Sequenced is an upcoming animated series by Apelab for VR headsets that’s pioneering a new method of delivering episodic content, one that tailors itself to the individual viewer in the slightest way imaginable. And all that Sequenced wants from you, the passive observer, is your attention.

Enter Raven, a thirteen year old girl soon to become the ‘chosen one’ of a post apocalyptic society. The world, a bleak but hauntingly beautiful landscape, only has a single city left in existence, and it’s the last remaining seat of high technology.

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Mar 6, 2016

Hot Bot Official Trailer 2016 HD

Posted by in categories: robotics/AI, sex

From director: Michael Polish
Writers: Mark Polish, Mark Polish
Hot Bot is the hilarious journey of two sexually repressed and unpopular teenage geeks who accidentally discover a life-like super-model sex bot (Bardot).

Cast: zack pearlman, doug haley, cynthia kirchner, anthony anderson, donald faison, danny masterson.

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Mar 6, 2016

Bioluminescent Bacteria Could Light Up The Streets Of Paris

Posted by in category: futurism

When science does amazing things; it definitely creates the “WOW” factor like nothing else can.

A French company is harnessing the power of bioluminescent bacteria to light up public areas.

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Mar 6, 2016

Children’s 3D printer

Posted by in category: 3D printing

Mattel just unveiled a $300 3D printer for children to print their own toys.

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Mar 6, 2016

I’m creating telepathy technology to get brains talking

Posted by in categories: computing, neuroscience

Brain-to-brain communication is becoming a reality, says Andrea Stocco, who sees a future where minds meet to share ideas.

You are working on brain-to-brain communication. Can one person’s thoughts ever truly be experienced by another person?

Each brain is different. And while differences in anatomy are relatively easy to account for, differences in function are difficult to characterise. And then we have differences in experience – my idea of flying could be completely unlike your idea of flying, for example. When you think about flying, a bunch of associated experiences come into your mind, competing for your attention. We somehow need to strip away the individual differences to grasp the basic, shared factors.

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Mar 6, 2016

The Human Face Of Big Data

Posted by in category: information science

The reach of #BigData: Connecting the world for more collaboration. With Jay Walker from TEDMED.

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Mar 6, 2016

Can You Download Knowledge Into Your Brain With Electricity?

Posted by in categories: military, neuroscience, transportation

A cognitive neuroscientist and his team at HRL Laboratories in Malibu, California, seem to have achieved the impossible.

According to a press release, the team “measured the brain activity patterns of six commercial and military pilots, and then transmitted these patterns into novice subjects as they learned to pilot an airplane in a realistic flight simulator.”

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Mar 6, 2016

Monkeys Controlling Wheelchairs With Only Their Minds

Posted by in categories: neuroscience, robotics/AI

Researchers at Duke have developed a wireless brain interface that allows monkeys to control a robotic wheelchair using only their minds.

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Mar 6, 2016

Welcome to the future

Posted by in category: futurism

More Videos by Steven Jo.

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Mar 6, 2016

Scientists trying to clone extinct Ice Age cave lions using DNA from 12,000 year old remains

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

The project is a joint venture by Russian and South Korean scientists at the Joint Foundation of Molecular Paleontology at North East Russia University in the city of Yakutsk. They will use one of the cubs for the cloning process whilst the other will be kept in a museum.

Remains of two lion cubs were found in Russia’s north-eastern Sakha Republic in August 2015.

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