Gizmos & Gadgets: Mind Controlled Robot Helps the Disabled Get Out in the World

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November 30, 2015 - Research into brain-machine interfaces (BMI) is making it possible for those with severe motor disabilities to become mobile and interact with the physical world through telepresence.

Peter Diamandis Talks About Disruptive Adjacencies

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October 26, 2015 - The best example I know of disruptive adjacencies is the evolution of mobile phone technology. Today a smartphone is more than the sum of so many technologies - a camera, a music and video player, a calendar, a phone, a messaging service, a browser, an administrative assistant, a game platform and a home to tens of thousands of applications.

New Invention Boosts Fiber Optic Transmission Up to 400%

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June 30, 2015 - Just in case you were worried that we didn't have enough data traveling through fiber optic cables, engineers at

Is There Mental Telepathy in Our Future?

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June 17, 2015 - Researchers in Germany and the United States are decoding speech from brainwaves and turning them into text in a "brain-to-text" system that records signals from the cerebral cortex of epileptic patients.

Then and Now from Peter Diamandis

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May 4, 2015 - In his weekly email blast Peter Diamandis of XPrize and Singularity University fame presents us with a snapshot of a decade ago and today.

The Internet of Everything and How It Will Change the World

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April 20, 2015 - Peter Diamandis, author of "Bold" and "Abundance" sends out a weekly email in which he describes a technology and its potential impact. This came to my desk yesterday and I had to share it with my readers.

The "Rising Billions" Will Alter the Global Economy in the Next Decade

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April 6, 2015 - I'm currently reading Peter Diamandis and Steven Kotler's book, Bold: How to Go Big, Create Wealth, and Impact

Ever Notice How the Internet Can Shape the Messages You See and Read?

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March 30, 2015 - When I post something new on 21st Century Tech blog the advertisements that appear above and beside the content reflect it. Why? Because tagged words and descriptors are picked up by Google and matched to paid advertisers' content. You as my reader may then choose to click on one of those advertisements.

A Wave of Wearables

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While techies are trying to find valuable uses for the new Apple watch, our work at suggests this could be the start of big-time wearable computing.

Gizmos & Gadgets: Blancride Fills Empty Car Seats

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March 8, 2015 - I got an email from a Toronto start up a few days ago telling me about a new smartphone app the company had created that takes Uber one step further. Uber is a headline-making disruptive alternative to the taxi industry that in many cities is leading to all types of controversy.

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