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January 7th, 2014 at 10:39 am

Eight Reason Why Future Computers will make better Decisions than Doctors

…and eight reasons why we will still need doctors

Futurist Thomas Frey:  “2014 will be the year the ’quantified self’ goes mainstream.” Those were the words Silicon Valley prodigy Marc Andreessen used in a recent article to describe changes about to happen to American healthcare.

 

 

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January 4th, 2014 at 8:49 am

Computer programming holds the key, says Zach Sims, Codeacademy CEO

Programming skills can be a ticket to upward mobility.

If you are looking for a sure route to a job, learn to code, says Codeacademy co-founder Zach Sims.

 

 

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November 25th, 2013 at 9:45 am

Developing apps for wearable computing poses new challenges for developers

There will be a job market for wearable computer developers and engineers.

Developers are still learning how to use Google Glass. The Glass Development Kit is expected to be unveiled shortly and will build on the Android toolkits that a small but growing developer community is learning their way around the platform. But there are unique challenges for wearable computer software creation. How do you create apps for a wearable computer that lacks a mouse, a keyboard, and a touchscreen? How do you create programs for a hybrid of glasses and a computer that depends on a voice interface and a single button? It creates challenges.

 

 

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November 15th, 2013 at 10:25 am

Coding is a privilege which is not available to most Americans: Code.org creators

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A video on coding education trended higher on February 26th than the video of Jennifer Lawrence’s adorable fall at the Oscars. The short YouTube film, dubbed “What most schools don’t teach,” features interviews with Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. The goal, according to the video’s creator Hadi Partovi, is to make coding seem cool to kids.

 

 

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October 10th, 2013 at 8:19 am

60% of Americans suffer from Silicon Valley Syndrome: Infographic

Do you have Silicon Valley Syndrome?

Do you sit at a computer all day?  Are you achy, your back hurts, you have trouble sleeping, and your head is pounding? You could have Silicon Valley syndrome.

 

 

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October 3rd, 2013 at 11:02 am

Stanford engineers successfully build world’s first carbon nanotube computer

Researchers unveil the first working computer built entirely from carbon nanotube transistors.

A group of  researchers at Stanford University have moved a step closer to answering the question of what happens when silicon, the standard material in today’s microelectronic circuits, reaches its fundamental limits for use in increasingly small transistors.

 

 

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October 2nd, 2013 at 10:15 am

Top 8 futuristic office technologies that will change how we work

“There’s a lot of potential to build off existing technologies if you can recognize the right business use.”

The Kiplinger Letter has forecast future trends set to change the way we work for 90 years. According to a statement released by the letter, In 1959, they forecast copiers and printers, and in 1963, it mentioned “pocket gadgets” that would allow workers to call anyone from anywhere.

 

 

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September 26th, 2013 at 1:31 pm

Can DARPA jumpstart the DIY brain-scanning movement?

In New York last week, A working prototype of a low-cost electroencephalography device funded by the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) made its debut, the first step in the agency’s effort to jumpstart a do-it-yourself revolution in neuroscience.

 

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May 31st, 2013 at 10:58 am

Programming is the core skill of the 21st Century

Learn-to-code programs bent on teaching anyone, even children, programming skills are on the upswing.

Meaningful education was all about learning your ABCs in the 20th Century. Today, it’s centered on Alphas, Betas and C++. Programming skills are becoming ever more important, quickly turning into the core competency for all kinds of 21st Century workers.

 

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May 20th, 2013 at 10:23 am

How soon will humans be able to upload their brains to computers?

In Upload, a new techno-thriller, a young computer scientist with a sketchy past and distrust of society decides to take the ultimate leap forward by scanning his brain and uploading his memories, personality and consciousness into a simulated world of his own making.

 

 

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