Future of Interior Lighting is Laser

qz.com Steven DenBaars, a research scientist at UC Santa Barbara, has been working on LED lights for 20 years. He has been instrumental in pushing them to the point that they are the true heir to Edison’s electric bulb. But in his own head,..

MIT’S MEDIA LAB HAS UNVEILED A FUTURISTIC DISPLAY

MIT’S MEDIA LAB HAS UNVEILED A FUTURISTIC DISPLAY MADE OF ATOMS, NOT PIXELS. http://lnkd.in/bV92bw7

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The Tangible Media Group at MIT’s Media Lab has unveiled a futuristic display made of atoms not pixels.

Google’s latest ‘moonshot’: improving health and extending your life

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You’d think Google (s GOOG) already has its hands full building driverless cars, working on green energy projects and deploying internet-connected balloons – on top of running its search business. But it seems that the company is just beginning to embark on what could be its most ambitious venture yet: improving health and extending the human lifespan.

In a Time magazine story and Google+ post today, Google CEO Larry Page said that as part of its latest “moonshot,” the company plans to launch a new company called Calico, focused on health and aging.

“OK … so you’re probably thinking wow!  That’s a lot different from what Google does today.  And you’re right.  But as we explained in our first letter to shareholders, there’s tremendous potential for technology more generally to improve people’s lives,” Page wrote in his post. “[We] are excited about tackling aging and illness. These issues affect us…

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