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Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation for MS

Accepted for Publication: October 30, 2014. Corresponding Author: Richard A. Nash, MD, Colorado Blood Cancer Institute, 1721 E 19th Ave, Stes 200 and 300, Denver, CO 80218 ( richard.nash@healthonecares.com). Published Online: December 29, 2014. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2014.3780.

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Technological rethinks spark Silicon Valley's race to embrace AI - FT.com

Silicon Valley loves a new fad. To judge by the spate of fundraising by start-ups in recent weeks, it has found one in an idea that is more than half a century old: artificial intelligence. "This is the hot place to be at the moment," says Stephen

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How the technology industry is beginning to rethink Moore's Law

Is confidence in Moore's Law dwindling? Is it dead already? Or did the concept actually exist prior to Gordon Moore's coined theory and has continually evolved over time as it will continue to do long past the end of a silicon-centric era?

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What would happen if the passing of inheritance was made illegal and instead it had to be donated back to the public? * /r/Futurology

In this case, anyone well off in society would have made it for themselves in their lifetime, rags to riches. Could modern society handle such a...

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Will there ever be a machine that can fully replace a chef? * /r/Futurology

A chef does a lot of complex work in order to cook a meal. Peeling onions, mincing garlic, pounding meat, brining, marinating, baking, frying,...

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Audi's 550-mile self-driving gamble - CNET

Audi takes its self-driving A7 development car on a 550-mile trip from the San Francisco Bay Area to CES 2015 in Las Vegas. During a ride in Audi's self-driving car along a freeway in Las Vegas at last year's CES, the system failed and the driver had to take over.

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What will government be like when we are an interstellar species? * /r/Futurology

In my personal opinion, government on the macro scale will lean towards voluntaryism/anarcho-capitalism. Individual planets and star systems will...

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We are becoming a new species, we are becoming Homo Evolutis

At TED 2009, now halfway through the near-weeklong binge of activities and presentations, Juan Enriquez energized and perhaps terrorized attendees with his brief look into the future of human affairs, and indeed, of the human species.

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The War Against the Wheel. Why Automation is beneficial. * /r/Futurology

The War Against the Wheel Many people are scared of automation taking people's jobs but automation is actually great for the economy and...

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What do you think the repercussions of direct brain interfaces will be? Of being able to type, draw, or create create video, just by thinking about it? * /r/Futurology

And to directly experience the creations of others, bypassing our sensory organs? It becomes immediately easier to create media involving taste,...

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How Our Inventions Reinvent Us

How Our Inventions Reinvent Us 26 0 In two recent videos, Jason Silva visits the idea of ontological design-that as we design our tools, so our tools design us in return. We devise and engineer computers and the internet, and now computers and the internet are remaking us.

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How Will Google "Read" & Rank Your Images in the Near Future

Image Reading and Object Recognition in Images is an important task and challenge in image processing and computer vision. A simple search for "automatic object recognition" on Google scholar will provide you with a long list of articles mixing all sort of sophisticated equations and algorithms, dating from early '90s until present.

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Final Speech of Dutch physicist Prof. dr. Wubbo Ockels

Wubbo Johannes Ockels (March 28, 1946 - May 18, 2014) was a Dutch physicist and an astronaut of the European Space Agency (ESA). In 1985 he participated in a flight on a space shuttle (STS-61-A), making him the first Dutch citizen in space.

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What the World Will Speak in 2115

In 1880 a Bavarian priest created a language that he hoped the whole world could use. He mixed words from French, German and English and gave his creation the name Volapük, which didn't do it any favors. Worse, Volapük was hard to use, sprinkled with odd sounds and case endings like Latin.

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