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Open Sourcing the Brain

Posted By on September 26, 2016
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OpenBCI has developed a 3D-printed headset that allows our brains to interact with software. Want to measure the effect of meditation on your brain? It’s possible. Want to control a prosthetic limb with your mind? It’s possible. Right now, the only thing OpenBCI’s tech can’t do are the things we haven’t thought of. Your brain

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YVR 2037: Welcome to the Airport of the Future

Posted By on September 7, 2016
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As a Futurist I get asked a lot about what the future holds (no surprise there) but, when you get asked to think about a travel hub that hundreds of thousands of people use every year and what it will be like in 20 years then I find myself faced with a difficult challenge. To

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The Human Face of Big Data Life (documentary)

Posted By on May 31, 2016
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With the rapid emergence of digital devices, an unstoppable, invisible force is changing human lives in incredible ways. Every two days the human race is now generating as much data as was generated from the dawn of humanity through the year 2003. The massive gathering and analyzing of data in real time is allowing us

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Foodline Radio: The Future of Agriculture

Posted By on March 31, 2016
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How will we grow food in 2025? How does technology change farming in Canada? What is a drone bee? How can we solve the bread crisis in Africa? Learn from the experts and join the conversation with Annika Rheinhardt GUESTS Nikolas Badminton | The Futurist | @NikolasFuturist (skip to 16:50 for the beginning of Nikolas’ segment)

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The Internet of Useless Things: Part Two, Fitness

Posted By on September 7, 2015
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Ok, we’ve covered the home and kitchen in my last post. Even more ridiculous things are happening on that front, but we’ll save the for another time. In ‘The Internet of Useless Things: Part Two, Fitness’ it’s time to really look at the bottom of the Internet of Things barrel and see what people have

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