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How 'Minority Report' has distorted our vision of interface design
A computer that learns the rules of a game by watching you play

Dog With Human Hands: Video http://bit.ly/9oVr2s

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Dog With Human Hands: Video http://bit.ly/9oVr2s

Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

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Another commercial firm is about to enter the race to mine asteroids for profit. Deep Space Industries is due to reveal its plans to mine asteroids. The announcement will occur later today in Santa Monica's Museum of Flying. Within just two years Deep Space Industries says it will send...
Asteroid Mining To Become A Two-Horse Race

Switched On: A handset for human hands

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In the golden era of the PDA, many debated whether future consumers would adopt a one-device or two-device approach. The two-devicers argued that the connectivity for phone calls would come from a simple, bare-bones cellphone while all...
Switched On: A handset for human hands

Panasonic shampoo robot hits the salon

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This sensual machine 'offers a degree of comfort that users cannot experience with human hands.' [Read more]...
Panasonic shampoo robot hits the salon

The Human Body, As You Know It, Is Over

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Here is what happens. Human invent technology.  Then technology re-invents humans. According to NewScientist, most humans were pretty lousy at using hand tools when they were first invented 1.7 million years ago. The reason: primitive wrists that were "good for hanging from branches, but too weak to grasp and handle...
The Human Body, As You Know It, Is Over

"the sun, the moon, and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands."

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"the sun, the moon, and the stars would have disappeared long ago, had they happened to be within reach of predatory human hands."

Touch Bionics releases new prosthetic fingers, flip the old ones the bird

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The only upgrades available for our puny human hands are gaming controller calluses, but if you're sporting an i-LIMB digits hand prosthesis, you can now grab a set of improved fingers. Touch Bionics' "smaller, lighter and more anatomically accurate" appendages are now available worldwide, as well as a new...
Touch Bionics releases new prosthetic fingers, flip the old ones the bird

Angelina: the experimental AI that's coming for our game dev jobs

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Ok so, maybe Angelina couldn't have created Skyrim all on her own, but the experimental AI from Michael Cook (a computer scientist at Imperial College London) is still quite impressive. The artificial dev is able program enemy behavior, layout levels, and distribute power ups with random attributes. While many...
Angelina: the experimental AI that's coming for our game dev jobs
This Week In Bots: Saluting The First President Of The Robot Epoch

A Tour Of The Foxconn Factory Where Teenagers Are Making Your iPhone For $1.78 An Hour (AAPL)

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Apple and its manufacturing partner Foxconn opened their doors to ABC News so the world could get an inside look at the factory where iPhones and iPads are made. We've watched the report taken some screen shots and given you a condensed version of the report to flip through....
A Tour Of The Foxconn Factory Where Teenagers Are Making Your iPhone For $1.78 An Hour (AAPL)

Switched On: Trading places

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. If widespread rumors hold true, the coming weeks will see two of the most successful tablet vendors invade each other's screen size turf. Apple, which once rebuked the 7-inch tablet as unfit for normally proportioned human hands,...
Switched On: Trading places

Foxconn 'considers plan to open factories in US'

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Taiwan company's reportedly evaluating LA and Detroit as site for TV assembly plants owing to rising labour costs at homeFoxconn, the controversial Taiwanese manufacturer that has become one of the world's largest employers thanks to booming demand for the Apple products it assembles, is reportedly planning to open factories in...
Foxconn 'considers plan to open factories in US'
MIT's New Self-Assembly Lab Is Building A Paradigm Shift To 4-D Manufacturing
Giant NASA spider robots could 3D print lunar base

App Discovery Startup AppHero Hits Version 2.0, Shares Details On What Makes Their Recommendations Tick

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Toronto-based startup AppHero launched version 2.0 of its service today, with a brand new interface and big behind-the-scenes changes to how it offers up recommendations to users. AppHero is on a roll, fresh off funding and a spot on NBC this morning, but the app discovery space is a crowded...
App Discovery Startup AppHero Hits Version 2.0, Shares Details On What Makes Their Recommendations Tick
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