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Reflections on Avatar by Ray Kurzweil

March 7, 2010 by Ray Kurzweil

3D information visualization displays and interactive multi-touch screens as featured in this scene from Avatar already exist and are in use today.

How computers are helping solve information overload by learning to ‘understand’ text

February 23, 2010 by Amara D. Angelica

understandingtext

comic | Science Montage

February 23, 2010

© xkcd webcomics

Source: xkcd webcomics

comic | Devotion to duty

February 23, 2010

© xkcd webcomics

Source: xkcd webcomics

Surrogates vs. avatars

February 18, 2010 by L. Stephen Coles

mannequin

HUMOR | Found: Hawking’s initials written into the universe

February 8, 2010

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Source: New Scientist Space — February 7, 2010

book review | Technology’s Promise: Expert Knowledge on the Transformation of Business and Society

January 28, 2010

COMIC | Researcher Translation

January 23, 2010

Researcher Translation

Source: xkcd webcomics

COMIC | Spam filter

January 21, 2010

spam filter

Source: Dilbert — January 22, 2010

COMIC | Extrapolating

January 21, 2010

Source: xkcd webcomics

COMIC | New pet

January 21, 2010

© xkcd

Source: xkcd webcomics

Medieval tech support

January 21, 2010

medieval-tech-support

Source: "Øystein og jeg" on Norwegian Broadcasting — 2001

COMIC | Protesting Against New Technology: The Early Days

January 21, 2010

Protesting Against Technology

Source: INKCINCT — June 4, 2007

book review | The Hidden Brain

January 18, 2010

hidden brain

Source: The New York Times — January 14, 2010 | Susan Pinker

book review | The Department of Mad Scientists

January 14, 2010

The Department of Mad Scientists

Source: The New York Times — December 24, 2009 | William Saletan

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