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In doing research for our upcoming series, we followed the pioneers of today’s virtual psychedelic movement, documenting psychological dependency in the post-Internet age, and interviewing some of its first casualties: the kids lost to digital addiction. This is Keri, 22, from Van Nuys, CA.
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Robot band!! (Would have thought that robot bands were into Metal...)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkUq4sO4LQM

78-finger Guitar, 22 Drums, Beyond-Human. Squarepusher and robot band from Japan in Music of the Future collaboration. Referred to as "an attempt to break ne...
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Love the smart stuff. Who's in?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYGzRB4Pnq8

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More press on our (r)evolution. (The battery is on the verge of being inserted.....)

BitTorrent has had ambitions to be a player in the content space for some time now. The company's BitTorrent Bundles currently offer a variety of movies and music — most of which are smaller,...
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Some press out there today about this wild, wired, sorta post-apocalyptic ride we're gonna take together!

BitTorrent has entered into an exclusive partnership with Marco Weber's Rapid Eye Studios to identify, produce, and distribute original video content for the BitTorrent Bundle platform, to be known...
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Reservations already available! Bleep blorp, did someone say room service?

http://www.cnn.com/…/04/travel/japan-hotel-robots/index.html

Huis Ten Bosch theme park plans to introduce a cost-saving hotel run by porter-bots and reception-bots.
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"In ten or 15 years social media will probably just be a 3D hologram of a Coca-Cola bottle angrily shouting at us to buy Coca-Cola, then rewarding us with a meme .GIF if we buy Coca-Cola, or shocking us with a high-voltage electrical current if we don't."

http://www.vice.com/read/the-future-of-social-media-121

If you think it, they will come..... The merging of digital and real experience -- let the games begin!

Microsoft's event this afternoon may have focused on Windows 10, but the biggest news out of it was HoloLens — a headset that lets its wearer augment their world with apps, games, and other...
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Robert Kinoshita, designer of the B9 on "Lost In Space" (Danger Will Robinson!) has an obituary in the Los Angeles Times today.... which got me to thinking about how much that particular robot danced around in my childhood imagination.... (Many years later, here we are, dreaming up an Android Revolution!)

Here's the best youtube clip I could find highlighting the B9 (and some of the wondrous-weirdness of the show!)

This is a video we produced for the June 2007 launch of STS-117. During preflight activities, Irwin Allen's wife Shelia donated a B9 to the KSC Visitors Center.
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Androids Do Vegas. Long live CES!

Toshiba Android Robot on TechCrunch CES 15 created by joezolnoski on the TechCrunch CESshow from TechCrunch TV
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This week so far at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas:
Robots that you can wear.
Rollkers, shoes with moving wheels to make you walk faster; Belty, a smart belt that adjusts to your belly as you move; bracelet drones, and much more! Check it.

http://abcnews.go.com/Tech…/ces-2015-robots-las-vegas/story…

Robots are taking over Las Vegas this week at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show.
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It's this thing called "deep learning". The robot learns information through several different representations of the idea and layers them through pattern recognition, adding depth to the information....
The idea is, get the robots to understand complicated ideas deeply and they can do things like...cook!

http://gizmodo.com/how-do-robots-learn-to-cook-youtube-obvi…

Scientists have been toying around with something called "deep learning" (a massive, internet-based robot brain) for a while now. But a newly published paper details the latest advancement in the robotic processing system: Learning how to cook simply from watching YouTube videos. Robots—they're just…
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Happy 2015, everyone! Welcome to the future!

http://www.cbsnews.com/…/jibo-wants-to-be-your-familys-fir…/

The robots are taking over -- and this one could be in your home by next December
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They're all incredible. Especially Bina48 - who's got memories, morals and a personality. Check it.

http://weburbanist.com/…/almost-human-15-frighteningly-rea…/

How would you react if you were chased down the street by a sprinting android wearing head-to-toe camouflage and a gas mask? Probably about the same way you'd react to finding a dead-eyed mannequin...
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BitTorrent versus Dingbat Humorless Hacker A#$holes! We're big fans of BitTorrent's bundle -- a flat-out kick-ass way of rewardingly distributing creative content. (Oh, yes, now that you ask: "Children of the Machine" is really looking forward to debuting on BitTorrent!)

As part of Sony Picture Entertainment's media blitz today to defend its decision of pulling The Interview after President Barack Obama called the move "a mistake," SPE CEO told NPR that Sony "very ...
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Check it out, folks - huge advances in cyborg technology! John Hopkins University developed robot arms that this guy can control with his thoughts. Imagine that!

http://www.theverge.com/…/robotic-shoulder-level-arms-mind-…

Thanks to a neural surgery and robotic technology, a man in Colorado named Les Baugh is the first person to gain the ability to control two shoulder-level robotic arms with his mind. The limbs and...
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Today it's the arms. And by 2031?

Thanks to a neural surgery and robotic technology, a man in Colorado named Les Baugh is the first person to gain the ability to control two shoulder-level robotic arms with his mind. The limbs and...
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