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David J. Hill / Singularity Hub:
Exclusive Interview With Ray Kurzweil On Future AI Project At Google   —  In an exclusive with Singularity Hub, Ray Kurzweil gave one of his first interviews since the December announcement that he joined Google full time as Director of Engineering.  Speaking with Singularity Hub Founder Keith Kleiner …
Jan 10, 2013, 10:05 PMIn context
David J. Hill / Singularity Hub:
Patented Book Writing System Creates, Sells Hundreds Of Thousands Of Books On Amazon   —  Philip M. Parker, Professor of Marketing at INSEAD Business School, has had a side project for over 10 years.  He's created a computer system that can write books about specific subjects in about 20 minutes.
Dec 14, 2012, 10:10 PMIn context
Peter Murray / Singularity Hub:
Supercomputer Predicts Revolution   —  The writing's on the wall...or in the fine print of the world's news media.  A new software claims that the recent Arab Spring revolutions could have been predicted by tracking global news “tone.”  —  A new type of software has been shown to predict revolutions …
Sep 26, 2011, 1:55 AMIn context
Jeremy Ford / Singularity Hub:
$80 Android Phone Sells Like Hotcakes in Kenya, the World Next?   —  Hwawei's IDEOS smartphone is making waves in Kenya.  Where else will Android phones leave their mark?  —  It seems like just yesterday when only the slickest kid on the block had a smartphone, but now …
Aug 17, 2011, 4:20 PMIn context
Peter Murray / Singularity Hub:
New Japanese Pop Idol Shocks Fans With News-She's Not Real (video)   —  A star is born! (and she only takes up 150 gigs of memory)  —  Only 15 seconds in the limelight and she'd already created an overnight buzz.  She was the newest member of the very popular all-girl Japanese idol group AKB 48.
Jun 23, 2011, 7:30 AMIn context
Peter Murray / Singularity Hub:
Robots, Not Humans, Retrieve Your Books at $81 Million “Library of the Future” (video)   —  You enter the 8,000-square foot elliptical Grand Reading Room of the Joe and Rika Mansueto library, admiring the arched dome of glass panels overhead.  You walk past the circulation desk …
May 25, 2011, 9:40 PMIn context
Aaron Saenz / Singularity Hub:
Japan's Nuclear Woes Give Rise to Crowd-Sourced Radiation Maps In Asia and US   —  Crowd-sourced maps like this one allow the public to view radiation levels as monitored by users.  —  The world's eyes have been on Japan, watching the nation cope with earthquakes, tsunamis, and now the threat of poisoning from nuclear radiation.
Mar 25, 2011, 1:30 AMIn context
Aaron Saenz / Singularity Hub:
Yes, The Khan Academy IS the Future of Education (video)   —  Salman Khan has taken a simple idea, YouTube videos that explain math, and transformed it into the future of education.  —  I'm just going to come out and say it: the Khan Academy is the best thing that has happened to education since Socrates.
Feb 13, 2011, 4:35 PMIn context
Aaron Saenz / Singularity Hub:
What's the Internet?  Hilarious Video of NBC's The Today Show 1994   —  The Today Show cast asks, “What's the Internet?”  —  Let me take you back seventeen years - Ace of Base was on the radio, Mrs. Doubtfire was dominating the box office, and The Today Show's Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel had no freakin' clue what the internet was.
Feb 1, 2011, 3:40 PMIn context
Aaron Saenz / Singularity Hub:
Presentation for ‘Minority Report Interface’ That Blew People's Minds at TED (video)   —  Underkoffler's vision of a new user interface is coming true.  —  The movie Minority Report features one of the most discussed and influential user interfaces ever shown on the silver screen.
Jul 4, 2010, 1:30 AMIn context

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