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  1. ‘Physics Of The Future’: How We’ll Live In 2100? : NPR

    Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku describes some of the inventions he thinks will appear in the coming century —€” including Internet-ready contact lenses, space elevators and driverless cars —€” in his book Physics of the Future.

    http://www.npr.org/2011/11/29/142717081/physics-of-the-future-how-well-live-in-2100

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  2. Julian Assange and the rise of nerd supremacy

    This week Jaron Lanier — composer, performer, computer scientist, philosopher and pioneer of virtual reality — gets seriously sceptical about somebody a lot of people think of as a hero: Julian Assange. The Internet, according to Lanier, was influenced in equal degrees by 1960s romanticism and cold war paranoia. If the political world becomes a mirror of the Internet, then the world will be restructured around secretive digital power centres surrounded by a sea of chaotic, underachieving openness. WikiLeaks is such a centre. It’s the world of nerd supremacy.

    http://www.abc.net.au/rn/philosopherszone/stories/2011/3139205.htm

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