The Rise of the Data Natives
Monica Rogati, recode.net
Some­time at the start of the decade, YouTube was abuzz with viral videos of small chil­dren — yet to speak, read or write — “pinch­ing” mag­a­zine arti­cles with their fin­gers as they would an iPad. These chil­dren were her­ald­ed as mem­bers of…

The Rise of the Data Natives
Monica Rogati, recode.net

Some­time at the start of the decade, YouTube was abuzz with viral videos of small chil­dren — yet to speak, read or write — “pinch­ing” mag­a­zine arti­cles with their fin­gers as they would an iPad. These chil­dren were her­ald­ed as mem­bers of…



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You got my body now you want my soul…
Don’t even think about it, say no go

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Facebook might soon let you be anonymous for the first time

bitshare:

imageFor the entire history of Facebook, there’s one thing that has always been pushed on it’s users - real identity. Facebook is known for using identity verification for user accounts, and users having to use real names.

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3-D printing takes shape
Daniel Cohen, Matthew Sargeant, and Ken Somers, mckinsey.com
Additive manufacturing is evolving quickly. Senior executives should begin preparing for five disruptions that will accompany it.


Accelerated product-development cycles
New manufacturing strategies and footprints
Shifting sources of profit
New capabilities
Disruptive competitors

futuramb:

3-D printing takes shape
Daniel Cohen, Matthew Sargeant, and Ken Somers, mckinsey.com

Additive manufacturing is evolving quickly. Senior executives should begin preparing for five disruptions that will accompany it.

  1. Accelerated product-development cycles
  2. New manufacturing strategies and footprints
  3. Shifting sources of profit
  4. New capabilities
  5. Disruptive competitors


With Emotion Recognition Algorithms, Computers Know What You’re Thinking

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See on Scoop.it - Cyborg Lives

A handful of companies are developing algorithms that can read the human emotions behind nuanced and fleeting facial expressions to maximize advertising and market research campaigns.

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Back when Google was first getting started, there were plenty of…



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Relayr’s innovative WunderBar for the Internet of Things and App Development.
European startup relayr, founded in January last year and currently based at the StartupBootcamp accelerator, has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign for a hardware kit for developers aimed at making it easier for them to experiment with building apps for the long-promised Internet of Things. (via TechCrunch)

smarterplanet:

Relayr’s innovative WunderBar for the Internet of Things and App Development.

European startup relayr, founded in January last year and currently based at the StartupBootcamp accelerator, has kicked off a crowdfunding campaign for a hardware kit for developers aimed at making it easier for them to experiment with building apps for the long-promised Internet of Things. (via TechCrunch)



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A look at the history of computing.
infographicjournal:

A Visual History of Computing

futurist-foresight:

A look at the history of computing.

infographicjournal:

A Visual History of Computing



26 social media truths.



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Gravity-defying levitating superconductor on a magnetic Möbius strip

Nothing to add. Absolutely amazing. Except that a real life wipeout is closer than you think. From BoingBoing:

Andy from the Royal Institution made a large, suspended Möbius strip out of rare-earth magnets, then cooled down an object until it became a superconductor, and set it levitating and running around the track. The result is amazing, plus Andy’s explanation is cogent and fascinating. Plus, gravity-defying levitation!

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Back to the Future: hover boards on the horizon? ;)