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Cookies are Not Accepted - New York Times. Citymapper "redesigns the bus" with new London transport service based on demand. Privacy In The Competency Marketplace: Who Owns Your Profile Metadata? 6 Technology Trends That Aren’t AI, Blockchain or VR. Why Ring, Not Amazon Echo, Is The Killer IoT Product. Why Is The Home Automation Industry So Obsessed With Voice Control?

How Leaders Dream Boldly to Bring New Futures to Life. #weaccept. February 5, 2017 We believe in the simple idea that no matter who you are, where you're from, who you love, or who you worship, you deserve to belong.

#weaccept

We know this is an idealistic notion that faces huge obstacles because of something that also seems simple, but isn't - that not everyone is accepted. The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016. Sometimes the world is not yet ready for a new technology to enter the fray.

The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016

Creating the World’s First Neural Lace Network. Elon Musk recently added a new twist to his vision for tech-related accomplishments by saying he was interested in creating a “neural lace.”

Creating the World’s First Neural Lace Network

For a little background, science fiction author Iain M. Snapchat secretly acquires Seene, a computer vision startup that lets mobile users make 3D selfies. Snapchat has acquired 3D photo app maker Seene (also known as Obvious Engineering) a couple of months ago, TechCrunch has learned.

Snapchat secretly acquires Seene, a computer vision startup that lets mobile users make 3D selfies

Seene lets you capture 3D models from your phone with a simple smartphone camera. Snapchat could use Seene’s format for a brand new category of selfie lenses, a new 3D photo format, and potentially for future virtual reality projects. According to our sources, Snapchat was interested in Seene’s computer vision technology and its engineering team more than for its consumer product. Loi travail : un effroyable gâchis. The Personal Factory Is Here—and It Will Bring a Wild New Era of Invention. MakerNurse Is Tapping Grassroots Innovation To Improve Patient Care. Anna Young helps nurses get creative when treating their patients.

MakerNurse Is Tapping Grassroots Innovation To Improve Patient Care

In the last year, she’s set up two "maker-spaces" inside hospitals and she’s continued to document nurse-made fixes and workarounds that make patients’ lives a little more bearable. Examples include glow-in-the-dark pill bottles, bed-shower overlays, and a TV remote control for patients with tremors in their fingers. Soon We Won’t Program Computers. We’ll Train Them Like Dogs. Before the invention of the computer, most experimental psychologists thought the brain was an unknowable black box.

Soon We Won’t Program Computers. We’ll Train Them Like Dogs

You could analyze a subject’s behavior—ring bell, dog salivates—but thoughts, memories, emotions? That stuff was obscure and inscrutable, beyond the reach of science. So these behaviorists, as they called themselves, confined their work to the study of stimulus and response, feedback and reinforcement, bells and saliva.

They gave up trying to understand the inner workings of the mind. They ruled their field for four decades. Game Room: Blockchain Meets Virtual Reality. In 2010, IFTF’s Ten-Year Forecast suggested that the future is a high-resolution game: "Never before has humanity been able to encounter the future in such detail, to measure the forces of change at such vast scales, and to fill in the details with such fine grain.

Game Room: Blockchain Meets Virtual Reality

When Women Have Power. The Age of Em: Work, Love and Life when Robots Rule the Earth: Robin Hanson: 9780198754626: Amazon.com: Books. IBM Announces Magic Bullet To Zap All Kinds of Killer Viruses. Soon your bathroom might have antimicrobial soap that doesn't just kill bacteria, but also wipes out Ebola, Zika, dengue, or herpes.

IBM Announces Magic Bullet To Zap All Kinds of Killer Viruses

That's the promise of a new chemical just announced by IBM and the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) in Singapore. Such a soap is just one of the potential uses of this "macromolecule," says James Hedrick, one of the lead researchers on the project at IBM's Almaden Research Center in San Jose, CA. Do international NGOs still have the right to exist? It’s highly unlikely that corporate bosses regularly ask themselves if their businesses have a right to exist.

Do international NGOs still have the right to exist?

Their goal is to sell stuff and make a profit. INTHEBLACK - Here's why robots won't take over the economy anytime soon. Le premier collier pour comprendre votre chat pourrait très vite voir le jour. China seeks more balanced growth via new Gross Ecosystem Product index. 19 May, 2015 China seeks more balanced growth via new Gross Ecosystem Product index.

China seeks more balanced growth via new Gross Ecosystem Product index

Measuring the Value of Free by Charles Bean. The next AI is no AI. What If the Robot Utopia Leads to an Existential Crisis for Humans? PolicyMagazineJulyAugust 2015 Lynch. « La révolution sera numérique » : le manifeste de John Doe, le lanceur d’alerte des « Panama papers » Le lanceur d’alerte anonyme dénonce, au-delà du cabinet Mossack Fonseca, les dérives d’un système que ni la justice ni les politiques n’ont su réguler. Le lanceur d’alerte anonyme des « Panama papers », qui utilise le pseudonyme « John Doe », a transmis au journal allemand Süddeutsche Zeitung un manifeste écrit en anglais pour expliquer pourquoi il a remis à la presse les 11,5 millions de fichiers des archives de Mossack Fonseca. Le Monde reproduit une traduction intégrale de ce texte.

Les citations ont été mise en exergue par la rédaction. Pour en savoir plus : Le lanceur d’alerte des « Panama papers » sort du bois pour expliquer sa démarche L’inégalité des revenus est un des marqueurs de notre époque. Les « Panama papers » fournissent une réponse convaincante à ces questions : une corruption massive et généralisée.

Entre-temps, un débat international a démarré, ce qui est encourageant. In Deeply Divided Chicago, Most Agree: City Is Off Course. How Child Protection Agencies Are Trying to Predict Which Parents Will Abuse Kids. Photo by Allen Donikowski/Getty Images. For the First Time, Scientists Have Found our "Happiness" Genes. In Brief A huge study involving over 190 researchers in 17 countries has located genetic variants associated with happiness and other emotional traits. It is one of the largest studies ever published on genes involved in human behavior. The Science of Emotion. To Help Students Learn, Engage the Emotions. The Hidden Dangers of AI for Queer and Trans People by Alyx Baldwin.

Disability-Simulating VR Promotes Empathy. Researchers uncover molecular event that controls neuron development. The Economics of Power — Pacific Standard. We Could Be Witnessing the Death of the Fossil Fuel Industry—Will It Take the Rest of the Economy Down With It? The Case Against Reality. Against Empathy: Yale Professor Paul Bloom's Argument.