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Neuralink will open the door to the Matrix
Posted: 12 May 2017

Elon Musk's new company Neuralink has the ambition to create a whole-brain digital interface, so that you can communicate with people and computers just with your thoughts - pure thoughts undistorted by language or descriptions. Imagine if you could install a 'wizard hat' on your brain that made the cloud completely accessible at the speed of thought, on demand. Pretty scary stuff, but pretty ...

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink wants to turn cloud-based AI into an extension of our brains
12 May 2017
Elon Musk has been working on a Neuralink, a human-computer brain interface company, in whatever spare moments he has between running Tesla and also ...
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Now you can upload new skills to your brain
Dateline: 10 April 2029
Need a new skill or ability? There's an app for that! Neuroscience and neuroprosthetics have advanced to the point where, if you need to learn Arabic in a ...

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Published on: 11 May 2017 1 Comment

Now you can upload new skills to your brain

Dateline: 10 April 2029

Need a new skill or ability? There's an app for that! Neuroscience and neuroprosthetics have advanced to the point where, if you need to learn Arabic in a hurry, or how to make sense of DNA analysis, you can just upload it to your brain. On demand, just like an app for your phone. The first breakthrough was the 'hardware'; memory chips wired into the brains of stroke and accident victims have been replaced by nanoparticle 'liquid electronics', implantable with minimally invasive techniques. They ...

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Drones getting a bad reputation
Posted: 5 April 2017

Drones are becoming a pest, and complaints are soaring in the UK over non-military drones invading privacy and abetting criminals. How long before we see 'drone hunting' becoming a popular sport, as suggested in this MindBullet?

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Drone complaints soar as concerns grow over snooping
5 April 2017
Complaints to police include claims of burglary ‘scoping’, mid-air near-misses and the smuggling of contraband into prisons
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...
High tech Olympics pics
Posted: 27 July 2016

Six years ago, we wrote about how high-tech interactive media could add value to major sporting events, like the Soccer World Cup. Now Getty Images has plans to make a big impact with the latest in photo technology at this year's Olympics. They're finally catching on!

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‘Incredible evolution’: How Getty Images will cover the Rio Olympics with robot cameras, 360-degree
27 July 2016
Getty Images will capture and transmit imagery from the 2016 Summer Olympics using technology in ways that it hopes will leave a long-lasting impression.
MindBullet logo FANS LOVE INTERACTIVE HIGH-TECH WORLD CUP
New technologies give massive boost to the bottom line
Dateline: 28 June 2018
It seems like the furor around 'the bizarre secret society of fallible referees' that so dominated the 2010 World Cup is now a distant memory. Technology ...
Dubai plans to become 3D biomedical global leader
Posted: 18 June 2016

In the past few weeks, we say Dubai announcing the launch of the world's first fully-functional 3D printed office building. Now Dubai's Health authority reveals ambitious plans to become a world leader in 3D printed biomedical devices, from tissue to limbs. Amazing what visionary leadership can do.

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Dubai Health Authority reveals initiative for $100 3D printed artificial limbs
18 June 2016
The Dubai Health Authority has just revealed plans for a huge (bio)medical 3D printing initiative that is expected to be worth $350 million by 2025 and ...
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Prosthetic limbs are the latest teen craze
Dateline: 20 December 2020
"I'm getting them upgraded for the New Year," beams a happy Deon Pretorious, aged 15. Pretorious is one of thousands of teenagers around the world ...
Sport in 25 years from now
Posted: 30 January 2016

We spend plenty of time talking about the future of business. But sport is a big business too - and what does the future hold for sport? Here's a provocative and fascinating report on sport in 25 years time - from AI-controlled stadiums to genetically enhanced athletes. Perhaps our MindBullet published way back in 2009 is on the money...

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What could the world of sports look like in 25 years?
30 January 2016
The Future of Sports is a 50-page document that imagines what's ahead in the industry over the next 25 years.
MindBullet logo NEW LEGS FOR THE NEW YEAR
Prosthetic limbs are the latest teen craze
Dateline: 20 December 2020
"I'm getting them upgraded for the New Year," beams a happy Deon Pretorious, aged 15. Pretorious is one of thousands of teenagers around the world ...
Let the drone wars begin
Posted: 19 December 2015

It had to happen. Police attacking illegal drones with... drones!

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Japanese Police Combat Illegal Drone Operations - Using More Drones - SERIOUS WONDER
19 December 2015
Japanese government prepares for cyberpunk future of bad guys using drones. - B.J. Murphy for Serious Wonder
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...
Recalling That Moment
Posted: 4 November 2015

Well, personally, i don't have any thing bad against south Africa. May be this is just racism by other countries. In the first place, anyone can host FIFA except for the fact that they are not capable of accommodating millions of people from different countries. On the other hand, I'm thinking that sports betting website like http://www.dafabetsports.com/ would be at most time the winners. ...

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MindBullet logo FIFA OUTRAGED BY RIVAL WORLD CUP
South Africa exploits 2010 success to expand the game
Dateline: 21 January 2011
South Africa has announced that it will host the first Alternative Football World Cup in 2012. Following the spectacular success of the 2010 World Cup, the country has decided to cash in on the infrastructure and tourism boom. "We have secured full commitment from six sporting bodies and expect to host an event similar in size to last year's FIFA World Cup," said Danny Jordaan, chief ...
Drone defender
Posted: 15 October 2015

Much in the vein of our DRONE HUNTING MindBullet, innovation company Battelle has announced a 'radio energy' weapon to bring down rogue drones.

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Rogue Drones Have Met their Match
15 October 2015
Battelle’s DroneDefenderTM Brings Immediate, Portable, Effective Defense
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...
Fly by wireless
Posted: 1 September 2015

When you've got a huge super drone that you can fly by remote control, why not put in a seat and fly it, and yourself, somewhere? That's the next step in drones, personalized air vehicles, operated by geeks, not pilots!

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Watch This Guy Fly In A 54-Propeller Super Drone
1 September 2015
Flying drones are all the rage right now. The latest DJI Phantom is smoking hot. But sitting in your very own one and flying it? That's uncharted..
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...
Drone hunting with a laser
Posted: 30 August 2015

Security agencies are terrified of drones that might be used to carry explosives or worse. Boeing showed off a laser cannon that can bring them down.

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Welcome to the World, Drone-Killing Laser Cannon
30 August 2015
The new portable weapon system is more like burning ants with a really expensive magnifying glass than obliterating Alderaan.
MindBullet logo DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL
Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons
Dateline: 27 August 2017
Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically ...

DRONE HUNTING GOES VIRAL

Published on: 27 August 2015 5 Comments

Bullet-proof paint creates need for cyber weapons

Dateline: 27 August 2017

Since the development of bullet-proof paint two years ago, drone manufacturers were quick to protect their products from the 'drone hunters' who typically shot them down at every opportunity, using special shotgun cartridges called "dronemunition." Drone hunting goes beyond vandalism. Many people feel drones are a threat to their privacy, trespassing on their individual rights, so why not shoot them down? So what if they're legal, or even helping the police and city managers, performing useful ...

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A Sports Newspaper from the Future
Posted: 11 June 2014

Here's a look at the future of football, with the impact of technology, presented as a news story from the future.

Sounds a lot like the MindBullet we published years ago! ...

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Winning Formula
11 June 2014
A newspaper that puts a possible day in the future of data and football in your hands
MindBullet logo FANS LOVE INTERACTIVE HIGH-TECH WORLD CUP
New technologies give massive boost to the bottom line
Dateline: 28 June 2018
It seems like the furor around 'the bizarre secret society of fallible referees' that so dominated the 2010 World Cup is now a distant memory. Technology ...
3D printed robotic hand changes a boy's life!
Posted: 10 February 2013 1 Comment

The amazing convergence of new technologies - 3D printing, robotics and healthcare! And it has changed a life forever...when will it change yours in unthinkable ways...and you wont have to lose you hand for this to happen!

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SA boy gets robotic hand
10 February 2013
A South African boy has received a mechanical 3D-printed robotic hand thanks to his mother and a unique collaboration between a SA carpenter and a US prop ...
MindBullet logo NEW LEGS FOR THE NEW YEAR
Prosthetic limbs are the latest teen craze
Dateline: 20 December 2020
"I'm getting them upgraded for the New Year," beams a happy Deon Pretorious, aged 15. Pretorious is one of thousands of teenagers around the world ...
Forces shaping your tomorrow
Posted: 11 February 2013

These and combinations of these trends and forces will shape our business landscape tomorrow - how well do YOU understand these and how to capitalise on them in your business?

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Forrester's top 15 emerging technologies
11 February 2013
Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. ...
MindBullet logo 2010-2020: A DECADE OF STEP-CHANGE THINKING
A review of the past decade’s most important trends – PART 1
Dateline: 1 January 2020
FIFA TechBall Doubles Viewers and ProfitabilityFIFA's new executive team has now employed active technology in games - to the delight of players and ...
The battle for the future of disability
Posted: 6 September 2012

At the Paralympics 2012 the ultra-competive norms of sport at the highest level have been put into the spotlight for the first time in the world of the disabled. In a year when the Lance Armstrong case has highlighted the dark side of competitiveness, we have to ask what the future will be like for the Paralympics 2020 and beyond. Our MindBullet published five years ago already hinted at a ...

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Jonnie Peacock takes on Oscar Pistorius in 100m final
6 September 2012
Britain's Jonnie Peacock will start as favourite against Oscar Pistorius, his hero who led South Africa to relay gold in world record time
MindBullet logo 'DISABLED' RUNNER BEATS THREE WORLD RECORDS BUT NOT CRITICS
Uproar over "unfair advantage" and "immoral surgery"
Dateline: 12 May 2012
A disabled athlete has disrupted the annual Paralympics in London by setting new world records in the 100m, 200m and 400m distances - faster than any ...
Real world needs to catch up!
Posted: 29 December 2011

Another example of how the real world needs to keep pace with rapid developments in the virtual world...when will educators catch on to the learning benefits of using gaming to teach maths, science and others. Companies will also have to wake up to the learning and development potential of using gaming theories to excite employees in training sessions.

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Ministry of Defence forced to update its war games for Xbox generation
29 December 2011
Troops used to playing commercial games tend to lose concentration unless MoD simulations look equally realistic
MindBullet logo FIFA OUTRAGED BY RIVAL WORLD CUP
South Africa exploits 2010 success to expand the game
Dateline: 21 January 2011
South Africa has announced that it will host the first Alternative Football World Cup in 2012. Following the spectacular success of the 2010 World Cup, ...
'Pistorius Effect' deepens
Posted: 25 August 2011

Critics are circling these issues and they are likely to come to a head in the run-up to the Olympics!

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Can Oscar Pistorius blur the boundaries between able and disabled?
25 August 2011
The amputee athlete's World Championships appearance has stoked the debate about whether his blades offer an advantage
MindBullet logo 'DISABLED' RUNNER BEATS THREE WORLD RECORDS BUT NOT CRITICS
Uproar over "unfair advantage" and "immoral surgery"
Dateline: 12 May 2012
A disabled athlete has disrupted the annual Paralympics in London by setting new world records in the 100m, 200m and 400m distances - faster than any ...
More breakthroughs in medical transplants
Posted: 19 July 2011

Advances in medical science are making things possible that sound like science fiction. Read about these two new transplant breakthroughs. How long before the Mindbullet we wrote in 2009 becomes reality?

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Two more transplant firsts: false teeth and double legs
19 July 2011
Last week’s first synthetic organ transplant – a totally artificial windpipe – was pretty amazing. Well, here’re two transplant wins from this week.
MindBullet logo NEW LEGS FOR THE NEW YEAR
Prosthetic limbs are the latest teen craze
Dateline: 20 December 2020
"I'm getting them upgraded for the New Year," beams a happy Deon Pretorious, aged 15. Pretorious is one of thousands of teenagers around the world ...
Japan gets it for 2022
Posted: 15 August 2010

Holographic TV Dreams in Japan 2022 World Cup Bid (Network World) … Forget 3D TV, Japan is promoting the idea of ultra-realistic holographic broadcasts and the ability to zoom a virtual camera in behind players on the pitch if it secures the 2022 World Cup. Japan proposes expanding the World Cup to all 208 FIFA member nations through fan-fest events that will feature live, holographic ...

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MindBullet logo FANS LOVE INTERACTIVE HIGH-TECH WORLD CUP
New technologies give massive boost to the bottom line
Dateline: 28 June 2018
It seems like the furor around 'the bizarre secret society of fallible referees' that so dominated the 2010 World Cup is now a distant memory. Technology has finally won the day and become an integral part of this game too. The technology is now an absolute pre-requisite of every first class football match; social interaction with the fan base has blossomed and profits have come flowing back ...

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