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To Singularity, or Not To Singularity?

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Sean Follmer: Shape-shifting tech will change work as we know it. Ed Ulbrich: How Benjamin Button got his face. Legislativas 2011 - Resultados Globais. Governo anuncia hoje novas medidas de austeridade. Já nem com tachos lá vai « Wehavekaosinthegarden. Facebook. Facebook. Passos Coelho anuncia novas medidas de austeridade antes do futebol. O primeiro-ministro vai fazer hoje às 19h20 horas uma declaração ao país, anunciou o gabinete de Passos Coelho através de uma nota oficial. A nota do gabinete do primeiro-ministro não adianta o tema da declaração. Passos Coelho afirmou, esta semana que, após a quinta avaliação da troika, não se poderia descartar a possibilidade de um novo aumento de impostos, embora isso não fosse desejável. O Diário Económico avança que o Governo estaria a ponderar um novo aumento do IVA em alguns bens e serviços, de forma a compensar a necessidade de reverter o corte de um dos subsídios na Função Pública.

No entanto, apesar das especulações, ainda não foi possível apurar quais serão as medidas a anunciar por Passos Coelho. O Presidente da República, Anibal Cavaco Silva, esteve presente na inauguração de uma fábrica de nanomateriais em Coimbra onde insistiu na ideia de que é preciso repartir os sacrifícios.

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Majora Carter's tale of urban renewal. Majora Carter: 3 stories of local eco-entrepreneurship. Ray Kurzweil on how technology will transform us | Video on TED. Jeff Han demos his breakthrough touchscreen. Woody Norris invents amazing things. Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos Photosynth. Gary Flake: is Pivot a turning point for web exploration? Johnny Lee demos Wii Remote hacks. Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world | Video on Philip Rosedale on Second Life. Jesse Schell: When games invade real life.

Peter Molyneux demos Milo, the virtual boy. Seth Priebatsch: The game layer on top of the world. Shilo Shiv Suleman: Using tech to enable dreaming. David Merrill demos Siftables. Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry demo SixthSense. John Underkoffler points to the future of UI. Tan Le: A headset that reads your brainwaves. Pranav Mistry: The thrilling potential of SixthSense technology.

Fabian Hemmert: The shape-shifting future of the mobile phone. Blaise Aguera y Arcas demos augmented-reality maps. Luis von Ahn: Massive-scale online collaboration. David McCandless: The beauty of data visualization. Siegfried Woldhek shows how he found the true face of Leonardo | Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child. Alan Kay shares a powerful idea about ideas. Iqbal Quadir says mobiles fight poverty. Sugata Mitra shows how kids teach themselves. Sugata Mitra: The child-driven education. Jan Chipchase on our mobile phones. Nicholas Negroponte, in 1984, makes 5 predictions | Video on TED. Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library. Torsten Reil builds better animations. Negroponte takes OLPC to Colombia. Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, two years on | Vide.

Matt Ridley: When ideas have sex. Robert Full on engineering and evolution. Theo Jansen creates new creatures. Rodney Brooks says robots will invade our lives | Video on TED.c. David Hanson: Robots that "show emotion" PW Singer on military robots and the future of war | Video on TE. Hod Lipson builds "self-aware" robots. Dennis Hong: My seven species of robot. Juan Enriquez on genomics and our future. Barry Schuler: Genomics 101. Juan Enriquez shares mindboggling science. Susan Blackmore on memes and "temes"

Ray Kurzweil: A university for the coming singularity | Video on. Bill Joy: What I'm worried about, what I'm excited about | Video. Gregory Stock: To upgrade is human. Nellie McKay sings "Clonie" Kevin Kelly tells technology's epic story. Chris Anderson of WIRED on tech's Long Tail. Kevin Kelly on how technology evolves. Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web.

Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web. Gordon Brown: Wiring a web for global good. Hector Ruiz on connecting the world. George Dyson at the birth of the computer. Debate: Does the world need nuclear energy? Richard Sears: Planning for the end of oil. Amory Lovins on winning the oil endgame. Rob Hopkins: Transition to a world without oil | Video on

Juan Enriquez wants to grow energy. Bill Gates on energy: Innovating to zero! Steven Cowley: Fusion is energy's future. Bill Gross on new energy. Saul Griffith's kites tap wind energy. John La Grou plugs smart power outlets. Catherine Mohr builds green. Shai Agassi's bold plan for electric cars. Robin Chase on Zipcar and her next big idea.