Check out NPR's Radiolab interview with Caleb... →
about artificial life forms, robotics, and human psychology
5 random prizes for our Tumblr followers →
emergentfutures: We passed 3000 Tumblr followers sometime in the last 24 hours and so to celebrate we are offering five free year long subscriptions to our premium scanning service. This scanning service is a fully searchable database using Evernote that we use for our strategic thinking, client work, and conference presentation preparation. It contains similar material to what we post here on...
What's the real minimum wage? →
newsweek: cheatsheet: With unemployment in the U.S. sticking at a stubborn 9 percent, we wondered how desperate people might be to get paid. So we decided to conduct an experiment to figure out the real minimum wage, not only in the U.S., but around the world. Here’s how we did it: Over several weeks, we used Mechanical Turk, an online marketplace for freelance work operated by Amazon.com,...
Bitcoin was hacked →
Best holograms in the world today
andyjdean: This is a real hologram, not a (word) rip-off. Zebra Imaging ZScape™ 3D digital holographic are superb. I am a hologram geek to say the very least but you have to agree these are amazing. Also see http://youtu.be/6AVAzGQMxEg
(via dailybunch) SmartGlass UI Elements
U.S. Army Orders Virtual Reality Training for... →
infoneer-pulse: Instead of using wood and metal models, the soldier of the future will train in a virtual reality world that essentially mixes “Call of Duty” with “Star Trek’s” holodeck. Such immersion offers more flexibility compared to live training exercises based on physical mock-ups that can’t replicate the danger of live bullets or artillery explosions, said John Foster, assistant project...
RT @JtreeSEO: Google Acquires PostRank, a Social Measurement Firm http://bit.ly/kWGOu4 #SEO #SEM
Klout: hierarchal meritocracy? →
When I see “extensive algorithm” I think of Tumblr’s “Tumblarity” and I trust it as much.
“Thingsearch” (German) shows how augment reality might look when looking for your keys, or going to the library. (via videovaultmedia)