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An Internet for DNA
Posted: 19 December 2014  
The new age of collaboration will deliver massive benefits - and we've only just begun.
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Global Alliance Plans Internet for Genomes | MIT Technology Review
19 December 2014
Scientists are starting to open their DNA databases online, creating a network that could pave the way for gene analysis at a new scale.
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At home on the city farm
Posted: 18 December 2014  
A while ago, seven years to be exact, we published this MindBullet about farms in city skyscrapers. Now it's an actual proposal for a retirement complex in Singapore. Could it work?
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HOMEFARM VERTICAL FARMING RETIREMENT HOUSING - SERIOUS WONDER
18 December 2014
HOMEFARM VERTICAL FARMING RETIREMENT HOUSING could be the future of elderly care. Futurist GRAY SCOTT for SERIOUS WONDER.
MindBullet logo SKYSCRAPER FARMS SOLVE URBAN FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
Indoor farming produces fresh food where it's needed - in the store
Dateline: 1 May 2030
New thinking in urban design, plus new technologies, are turning city blocks into self-contained 'country villages'. Hydrogen fuel cells and community ...
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FACEBOOK ROLLS OUT FREE WEB
Published on: 18 December 2014  
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India gets free internet and messaging, non-video calls
Dateline: 20 December 2017
Following the successful blanketing of most of the African continent with Facebook's free internet service, Zuckerberg has announced the roll out of similar coverage for South America and Mexico, and the Indian sub-continent. By targeting countries where internet communications are still relatively expensive, Facebook is hoping to become the de facto home network for billions of users. Most people in these communities use smartphones and tablets rather than laptops and PCs, and the free internet ...
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Neil Jacobsohn Neil Jacobsohn
Cellphones without the network!
Posted: 17 December 2014  
It's so easy for a successful industry to think its future is safe and secure, Think of the answering machine business, or the VCR industry, as just two examples. Suddenly a dramatic technological shift occurs that turns your business redundant overnight. It can happen to anyone, for example, the cellular ...
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A New Chat App Uses Mesh Networking to Bypass Carriers | MIT Technology Review
17 December 2014
An app called MeshMe lets you communicate without a cellular or Wi-Fi connection, providing enough other users are close by.
MindBullet logo IT'S AN ONLINE WORLD AS 'PEOPLENET' TAKES OFF!
Human-to-human transmission wins the day for mobile broadband
Dateline: 14 September 2019
First we tied the world in a tangle of copper cables. Next came miles of fiber optics. And all the time, the ultimate communications conduit was right ...
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