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Futurist Ray Kurzweil hired by Google to advance language processing and artificial intelligence

Echoes

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Three strangely echoing visions of the future: 2010: "As humans rely on the Internet for all aspects of our lives, our ability to think increasingly depends on fast, reliable applications. The web is our collective consciousness, which means web operators become the brain surgeons of our distributed nervous system. Each...
Echoes

Deux visions politiques : compromis contre radicalité.

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Deux visions politiques : compromis contre radicalité.
Stiktu creates virtual graffiti you can only see on your phone

Sharp reportedly getting cozy with Hon Hai Precision, helping to make phone and tablet LCDs in Chengdu

www.engadget.com
If we believe Japan's Nikkei, the decision by Hon Hai Precision Industry (that is, Foxconn's daddy) to buy a stake in Sharp was really just the start of a long, torrid love affair in LCD production. While Hon Hai is getting the rosy side of the deal for Sharp's...
Sharp reportedly getting cozy with Hon Hai Precision, helping to make phone and tablet LCDs in Chengdu
Ray Ozzie on startups: Don't underestimate the power of your connections

Does Europe lack ambition? No, but some Europeans do

gigaom.com
It’s no great secret that things are pretty gloomy across Europe right now. Everywhere startups and investors see problems, whether it’s in the precarious situation across the Eurozone, local concerns about political changes, or complaints that the environment is too “negative”. We recently spoke to a couple of local entrepreneurs...
Does Europe lack ambition? No, but some Europeans do

Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors

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Facebook just shook the tech world by announcing several major initiatives that collectively constitute an aggressive move to weave the social net on top of the existing Web.The rumors were that the leading social network would launch a "Like" button for the entire Web. Instead, Zuckerberg & Co. unveiled a...
Facebook Open Graph: The Definitive Guide For Publishers, Users and Competitors

Two Strategic Visions for Enterprise 2.0 http://bit.ly/aG8zSj >remind me of Steve Barth on PKM http://bit.ly/aDLTlk + me http://bit.ly/z62IB

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Two Strategic Visions for Enterprise 2.0 http://bit.ly/aG8zSj >remind me of Steve Barth on PKM http://bit.ly/aDLTlk + me http://bit.ly/z62IB

New Cybersecurity Bill May Actually Take Privacy Concerns Seriously

www.techdirt.com
After all the concerns raised about CISPA and other cybersecurity legislation, Senators Lieberman and Collins introduced a heavily revised version of their cybersecurity bill. The entire thing is an insane 211 pages, but as a first pass, the ACLU (who has been highly critical of nearly all previous proposals) sounds...
New Cybersecurity Bill May Actually Take Privacy Concerns Seriously

TechStars NYC 2011: 7 startups to watch

gigaom.com
Thirteen would-be darlings of New York’s tech scene are hitting the stage today. In downtown Manhattan, startup incubator TechStars NYC is hosting its third Demo Day to present its latest class of graduates.  The 13 companies, which were culled from more than 1,600 applicants, have been working with TechStars for...
TechStars NYC 2011: 7 startups to watch

Deux visions politiques : compromis contre radicalité.

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Deux visions politiques : compromis contre radicalité.

What's Next? Join With AlterNet in Looking into the Future

www.alternet.org
It's time to generate a new conversation about how to create the future we want. That's why we're launching a full-fledged Visions section....
What's Next? Join With AlterNet in Looking into the Future

In Soviet Russian Concept Art, Fiction Sciences You! [Scifi Art]

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Ever wonder what sort of galactic visions brewed in the Eastern Bloc? These vintage illustrations from Soviet science and technology publication Teknika Molodezhi give an awesome look at (fictional) Reds in space. Also, behold the incredible Soviet corkscrew-wheeled truck! [via Dark Roasted Blend] Teknika Molodezhi - USSR, 1950. Teknika Molodezhi...
In Soviet Russian Concept Art, Fiction Sciences You! [Scifi Art]

3D Printing Goes Mainstream liveblog

www.engadget.com
3D printers might one day be as common as inkjets, letting you conjure up plastic visions of whatever pops into your head. At least, that's the vision of its promoters and there's now a wide variety of models and form factors in the market ranging from sub-$1,000 price tags...
3D Printing Goes Mainstream liveblog

Data scientist DJ Patil on why big data must have a purpose

thenextweb.com
DJ Patil, Data Scientist in residence at Greylock Partners is planning his on-stage appearance at LeWeb2012 London. He says that he is going to do some ‘live science’. Which brings to mind explosive visions of crazy-haired men in white coats. Patil himself is affable, chatty, friendly and does not look...
Data scientist DJ Patil on why big data must have a purpose

Today's Scuttlebot: iFactory Visions and eBay's Data Power

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The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar news. Wednesday's selection includes items on how a Facebook stock offering could affect California's budget, Apple's chance to reinvent manufacturing, eBay's data center and Neil Young's take on record companies and piracy....
Today's Scuttlebot: iFactory Visions and eBay's Data Power
Amazon Studios launches Storyteller tool to automatically create storyboards from scripts

Open Compute Project to ask college students for hardware ideas

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In its quest to figure out how best to build efficient, scalable data centers, the Open Compute Project is looking to students and other independent people for ideas. Thus the hackathon at the Open Compute Summit on Wednesday. While most hackathons focus on coding, Facebook and Open Compute are hoping to use...
Open Compute Project to ask college students for hardware ideas

Notable: Harvard Didn't Try To Claim Ownership Of Facebook

www.techdirt.com
With the big Facebook IPO dominating the tech news, the folks over at the Boston Globe have highlighted a point that hasn't received much, if any, attention. Mark Zuckerberg created Facebook (with the vestigial "the" as a prefix) while he was a student at Harvard. Many universities these days claim...
Notable: Harvard Didn't Try To Claim Ownership Of Facebook
'Skyhouse' outfits early NYC skyscraper with giant tubular slide and climbing column
Mercenaries in the midst: The lesson from Facebook and Zynga's IPOs

Cebit offers visions of future

www.bbc.co.uk
Pole-dancing robots and cars that can shrink in size are among the new tech on display at this year's Cebit trade show in Germany....
Cebit offers visions of future

Why Linux Vendors Need To Sell More Than Linux

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jfruh writes "Mandriva, a venerable Linux distro, is on the verge of shutting down. One of its main problems is that it never grew into more than just an OS vendor. The big players in the commercial Linux space — Red Hat, SuSE, Canonical — all built Linux into...
Why Linux Vendors Need To Sell More Than Linux

Meet FUSE Labs, the formerly-obscure Microsoft division that built So.cl

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So.cl has been around for some time now, but it only recently ripped off its mask, and barred its teeth to the world. Microsoft is spinning the social app as as search-infused project for students, while some in the press are already calling shenanigans on that narrative. Either way, who...
Meet FUSE Labs, the formerly-obscure Microsoft division that built So.cl
This is the new Nexus: a first look at Samsung's Galaxy S4 with stock Android
The New "Handmade" (Part Two)
Science fiction and fantasy when the awesome has become ordinary

RIM chief: we looked 'seriously' at Android, didn't want to join the herd

www.engadget.com
RIM's current CEO Thorsten Heins has been very candid about his company's plans and past, but he has usually given the impression that the company wouldn't even consider deviating from its one true vision of a BlackBerry OS future. Although BlackBerry 10 is very much the center of RIM's...
RIM chief: we looked 'seriously' at Android, didn't want to join the herd

Maybe You Should Start Paying Attention to Indie Games Developers

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Big video games like Mass Effect 3 and Halo 4 aren’t going away anytime soon. But a growing cadre of independent games developers is taking the road less traveled — keeping teams tiny and visions narrow. In fact, they say they don’t want to grow. And despite that unorthodox...
Maybe You Should Start Paying Attention to Indie Games Developers
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