The coming medical revolution. We need HYPERINNOVATION to fix Health Care Crisis

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the FutureTechnology has the potential to transform our concept of sickness.   There’s nothing in the 2,000-plus page [Healthcare] bill that gets into this kind of hyper innovative individual medicine, biosensor leveraging, genome and…

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Upcoming Mini-tutorial at BigDataCamp: How to Build a Hadoop Cluster from Scratch in 20 Minutes by CTO of Infochimps

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Flip  Kromer (@mrflip), CTO of Infochimps will give a an overview and tutorial on using the latest version of Ironfan (which until today was called cluster_chef)  at the BigDataCamp unconference put on by  Dave Nielsen just before O’Reilly’s Strata Conference Feb 27 from 5:30pm…

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I have a bad feeling about this (Star Wars meets the RIAA/MPAA)

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationStar Wars meets the RIAA, the MPAA, Intellectual Ventures, and everyone else scheming to enthral the people with digital “rights” management and criminal prosecution of “file sharing.”Via raganwald.posterous.com

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The Real Goal Of Regulating Buffer Copies? So Hollywood Can Put A Tollbooth On Innovation

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Via Scoop.it – Demand TransformationOne jaw-dropping leak is that that the treaty contemplates requiring licenses for ephemeral copies made in a computer’s buffer. That means that the buffers in your machine could need a separate, negotiated license for…

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MoNETA: A Mind Made from Memristors – IEEE Spectrum

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Via Scoop.it – Creating the Future DARPA’s new memristor-based approach to AI consists of a chip that mimics how neurons process information…   MoNETA will be a general-purpose mammalian-type intelligence, an artificial, generic creature known as an animat….

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Lessig: The tyranny of tiny minds and big money: Time to rout the Cancer of Washington DC Insiders

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Via Scoop.it – Demand Transformation After three years, it’s time for Obama to deliver on his promise to curb money in politics…   The corruption of this government is a cancer. And you don’t launch an attack on…

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