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analyticsPulsed ultrasound makes microbubbles which temporarily open the blood brain barrier for treatment of brain cancer, alzheimers and stroke

For the first time, doctors have temporarily opened the protective barrier of the human brain and shown that it helps to boost the delivery of cancer medication to brain tumors. The new approach may allow us to temporarily lift the …

5gLenovo and Samsung will have smartphones that will wrap around your wrist in 2017 and Folio has 7.8 inch tablet that folds to 5.5 inch phone

Samsung and Lenovo are both promising bendable phones that can wrap around your wrist for 2017. Lenovo says the screen features innovative bonding technology that allows for a strong grip when curled up; that means you can use it during …

communicationSpacex lands another rocket stage on the floating platform and Elon tweets Spacex may need to increase size of rocket storage

SpaceX now has two successful rocket stage landings at sea and one on land. Four previous sea landing attempts resulted in the stage tipping over or landing too hard. This rocket launch was to geosynchronous orbit which meant it was …

communicationStar Wars Rogue One Trailer

Star Wars Rogue one trailer. This is Disney’s first attempt at creating a standalone movie that exists inside the Star Wars universe. Action looks good. Effects look good. It is set just before a Star Wars IV A New Hope.

AGIWill The Simple Act Of Building Cheap Energy Make Possible Superrapid Economic Growth?

A guest article by Joseph Friedlander Neil Craig back in 2012 made a few posts on direct correlation of energy + economic growth that made the astonishing assertion, IIRC that simply building enough energy sources would generate very rapid economic …

futureBillionaire Says Tech Will Kill White-Collar Jobs so he gathers rich and powerful at Palm Beach resort to talk about it

Touch-screen ordering at fast food restaurants, robots welding car parts at Tesla factories, apps like Uber taking a bite out of the taxi and limo industry: They’re all good for innovation but perhaps not so great for the workers whose …

batteriesChina’s Social Credit system, computerized Orwell with a government reputation and trust score

The Chinese government is building an omnipotent “social credit” system that is meant to rate each citizen’s trustworthiness. By 2020, everyone in China will be enrolled in a vast national database that compiles fiscal and government information, including minor traffic …

big dataChina and Russia try to catch up to US Military Exoskeletons

The US has several military exoskeleton programs. * TALOS commando exoskeleton * Warrior web soft exoskeleton * Lockheed HULC lower body exoskeleton DARPA and Special Ops Commands plan a 2018 debut for the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS …

internetChina reveals updated J-31 Gyrfalcon stealth fighter

China has unveiled an updated version of the J-31 “Gyrfalcon” fighter jet, which is expected to be marketed internationally within the next five years, reports the Beijing-based Sina Military Network. An updated model of the J-31 — a single-seat, twin-engine, …

batteryBAE Wireless charging of soldier gear can reduce batteries and weight carried by soldiers

Broadsword is a product family of interconnecting components for the next generation of soldier systems. Broadsword delivers ground breaking technology to the 21st century warfighter. Spine uses so-called e-textiles to wirelessly charge military equipment and this energy use can be …