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NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – The End of Cash

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NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – The End of Cash, “Don’t show me the money: Why eliminating cash may be the secret to prosperity” By Dominic Basulto at The Washington Post… Sweden’s push to become the first-ever nation to phase out physical bills and coins marks the next major evolution in... Read more »

Brain-Computer Bypasses Spinal Cord Injuries

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Researchers create brain-computer interface that bypasses spinal cord injury paralysis @ ExtremeTech: Scientists at Northwestern University in Chicago, with funding from the National Institutes of Health, have successfully bypassed the spinal cord and restored fine motor control to paralyzed limbs using a brain-computer interface. The researchers have created a neuroprosthesis... Read more »

NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – Car Makers Create Engine Sounds for Electric Cars

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[brightcove vid=1557170105001&exp=1568207170&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=0987&pk=AQ%2E,AA6piFs%2E,wGgA-paaPK&w=580&h=412] NEWS FROM THE FUTURE – Car Makers Create Engine Sounds for Electric Cars: Audi is adding sound to its silent, electric car models with a synthetic solution called Audi e-sound. Sounds like a TRON cycle. I wonder if they’ll eventually make download-able and purchase-able “engine tones”… Read more »