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Richard Resnick: Welcome to the genomic revolution

In this accessible talk from TEDxBoston, Richard Resnick shows how cheap and fast genome sequencing is about to turn health care (and insurance, and politics) upside down.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:17

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Sergey Brin talks about Google Glass at TED 2013

To address comments about Sergey's poor delivery, I want to emphasize that this is NOT a "TED Talk", despite it being recorded during TED conference. It is pretty much a spontaneous appearance to show the latest technology and wasn't prepared or rehearsed. Google Glass is also not available for purchase yet so it is not strictly speaking a product promotion either. This video is posted mostly because it has details about Glass that were unknown or unconfirmed before.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:13

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Rethink Disruption - Paul McEuen

Keynote address on what is the next big thing in nanotechnology delivered by Paul McEuen, Professor of Physics at Cornell University and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, at the Rethink Disruption conference.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:11

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Alastair Parvin: Architecture for the people by the people

Designer Alastair Parvin presents a simple but provocative idea: what if, instead of architects creating buildings for those who can afford to commission them, regular citizens could design and build their own houses? The concept is at the heart of WikiHouse, an open source construction kit that means just about anyone can build a house, anywhere.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:09

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Speaking of the Future: Nanotechnology

Explore Nanotechnology - Imagine a world where unique phenomena at the molecular scale can lead to entirely new, innovative, and transformative product designs—all done by harnessing properties of materials at the nanoscale level. Nanotechnology will revolutionize the way we engineer new technologies, impacting areas of next-generation energy storage, high-performance electronics and multi-functional materials.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:06

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Nanotechnology in Action: “Solid Smoke”

It looks like frozen smoke. And it's the lightest solid material on the planet. Aerogel insulates space suits, makes tennis rackets stronger and could be used one day to clean up oil spills. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientist Alex Gash shows us some remarkable properties of this truly unique substance.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:04

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Game Changer: Shannon Loftis (Future of StoryTelling 2013)

Game Changer: The New Art of Approachable Immersion - Shannon Loftis works for Xbox Entertainment Studios, designing video game technology that centers “around full-body motion”– reading the movements, facial expressions, and even the heartbeat of the player. Merging the mediums of television and gaming creates freedom for a new kind of gamer—because there are no handheld controls, the player is physically integrated into the game, without any unnatural barriers to exploring the story. The player can deeply engage and fully immerse himself into the narrative, letting natural curiosity guide his progress.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 12:02

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Game Changing Technologies

The Game Changing Development Program seeks to identify and rapidly mature innovative/high impact capabilities and technologies for infusion in a broad array of future NASA missions. NASA X explores a new composite cryotank and a revolutionary Exoskeleton, called X1. Both of these game changing technologies will help not only NASA, but people here on Earth.

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 11:55

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Gamechangers: Energy Science, Innovation, and the Future of America

In the National Laboratory system, we are working on new energy technologies that could transform the ways we generate, store and use energy, and that could protect our environment while recharging our national economy. But as we tackle the fundamental scientific research we need to discover and develop disruptive new energy technologies, it's worthwhile to ask: What does it really mean to change the game? What does game-changing technology look like, and what are currently our best prospects for gamechangers? Ultimately, can we really change the energy game in this country? I believe the answer is yes -- but only if we bring together the right people and give them the right tools to address the right questions. --Eric D. Isaacs

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 11:53

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Present and future of nanotechnology- An IT industry perspective

Present and future of nanotechnology - An IT industry perspective

Last Updated on Saturday, 01 February 2014 11:48

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