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JUNE 7 - JUNE 13, 2014
New Tablet is a portable
augmented reality sketch pad that
allows you to create designs that appear
to hover in the air overhue tablet.
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MIT Students create solar panels that
work in the shade and can recover
double the energy compared to
existing power optimization methods.
Google buys satellite company
Skybox Imaging for to use the
world' s smallest high resolution
satellites to act as a relay to spread
wireless internet across the world.
INTERNET
Researcher develops system that allows
people to move objects with their mind
by processing thoughts and then
translating them into a command.
New emotion sensing robot that can
recognize expressions and voice tones
to go on sale in japan next year for
ROBOTICS
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> hey anon, wanna give your opinion?
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#3 - namdelliks
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One step closer.
User avatar #9 to #3 - fargfive
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Why do people always use the Nervgear as their example. That thing worked like ****.
Are we forgetting the whole "can turn users' brains into popcorn" design flaw?
#10 to #9 - hodhandr
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It's a feature, not a bug. Well, was. They fixed it after that "whole killing thousands gamers" business. Also, IRL it would probably be inspected by a third party before they could sell it.
However, the design (put helmet on, lie down, activate) is a pretty good idea.

Incidentally I intend to work on making Total Immersion Virtual Reality, well, a reality, as soon as I finish my bachelor Game programming(eg. programming with focus on interaction and simulation) . I just need engineers to make the physical thing and neuroscienctists to figure out how to actually interact with the brain. Y'know, to avoid frying it.

ATM I'm working on some blog posts explaining the basic problems with and principles behind the idea. When that's done I'll figure out what we You need a large team to be able to make this **** a reality need to know/be able to do to make the thing. Also teach myself some neuroscience with OpenCourseWare.
#11 to #10 - hodhandr
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that whole "killing thousands of gamers" business.
Man I can't write today
User avatar #14 to #3 - mobbcommunist
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Hey if your into that sort of thing, go check out the Emotiv EPOC.
It is a brain interfacing tool that has been used to play WoW.
User avatar #20 to #3 - swagasauruss
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Thats actually not new tech I saw it on a TEDTalks thing over a year ago... Though it is pretty freaking neato
User avatar #8 to #3 - dsendz
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I give it about five more years.



SAO took place in 2019
#24 to #8 - namdelliks
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Well, actually. IT was in 2022. The beta started in August 2022 and ended September 2022. And the servers first became available on November 6th, 2022 at 1 PM. Then (almost exactly 2 years later) it "ends" on November 7th 2024.
Well, actually. IT was in 2022. The beta started in August 2022 and ended September 2022. And the servers first became available on November 6th, 2022 at 1 PM. Then (almost exactly 2 years later) it "ends" on November 7th 2024.
User avatar #2 - huntergriff
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what a time to be alive *****.
#4 - anon id: 41a9c47f
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no warp drive idea that could possibly bend space and allow us to travel over light speed
#5 to #4 - jaked
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No, because the Alcubierre drive concept has been around for ages.
#18 - betesta
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Coming soon in the future near you
Coming soon in the future near you
#19 to #18 - whitie
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User avatar #23 to #18 - biscuitsunited
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Haven't seen this in a while, have a thumb
User avatar #6 - the fuzzball
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emotions and robots should not go together. srsly, how many movies do we have to make before scientists stop trying to kill us.
User avatar #16 - freebrainsforall
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The neurotech one is almost decade old technology.
User avatar #15 - angelusprimus
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I am very sceptical about hologram one.
ways to fake it have been around for a very long time, like Tupac reflective glass that's been around since 19th century.
real hologram would have to be projected in voxels, for example, a standard 24 bits per pixel, 1024×768 resolution, flat/2D display requires about 135 MB/s to be sent to the display hardware to sustain 60 frames per second, whereas a 24 bits per voxel, 1024×768×1024 (1024 "pixel layers" in the Z axis) volumetric display would need to send about three orders of magnitude more (135 GB/s) to the display hardware to sustain 60 volumes per second.
In short, it will have to be either tiny or have pathetic resolution and still not work very well, because bandwidth demands are huge.
User avatar #17 to #15 - RiflemanFunny
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That, and since it requires a very powerful diode to project the hologram, it could kill a cellphone battery in minutes. Also, with all the Cellphone companies being absolute crony capitalist pigs that they are, they will probably not implement this idea anyway because it would cause them to spend money.
User avatar #21 to #17 - whitie
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i think they'll milk rich idiots (and poor people who don't know how to spend their money) for a $1000+ phone with a ****** but cool sounding app
User avatar #22 to #21 - RiflemanFunny
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They also abuse the damn grid is if it were their own. The grid was laid with tax payer money, and instead of using those tax breaks for improving the infrastructure, they pocket the money, which is against the law.
User avatar #12 - trojanmannn
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I feel like i've seen a lot of these and yet I haven't seen one of the techs put into circulation
#13 to #12 - anon id: 774c6903
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The thing is they take years or decades before coming to commercial use.
#7 - anon id: c2b9f003
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Hi iscrewbabies How do you do? ;)
User avatar #1 - platinuminfernape
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(06/13/2014) [-]
I can now draw dicks with the power of 3d mapping.