Sen.se Mother : La pervasivité enfin réalisée

Il y a dix ans Rafi Haladjian publiait une note sur les réseaux pervasifs (cf internetactu) dans lequel il posait la base de l’internet des objets comme connection des objets du quotidien plutôt qu’invention de nouveaux usages. Il proposait par exemple de connecter des pèse-personnes. Aujourd’hui sa « Mother » est disponible et à cet occasion il redonne son point de vue …

Elon Musk: We Should Fear a ‘Terminator’ Future

Sure, Elon Musk wants to make science fiction reality by building a city on Mars. But when it comes to other sci-fi scenarios — namely, a robot apocalypse — the founder of Tesla and SpaceX is much less optimistic. via Pocket http://ift.tt/Udh7zZ

The Rise of the Three-Parent Family

Babies with three parents are no longer the stuff of science fiction. A British ethics board has just approved an experimental treatment that results in babies with genetic material from two women and one man. Also, there’s evidence that babies born using egg and sperm donors receive genetic input from more than two parents. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1oiIG4l

When Funk Went White

In its heyday in the late 60′s and all the way through to the 70′s, simply put for the most part, funk music was a very black experience. The bands were black, the fans were black, and the movement was black. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1nWkdSe

​How to Comprehend Incomprehensibly Large Numbers

We humans are a smart bunch, but we really suck when it comes to understanding and handling excessively large numbers. Here’s why we’re so bad at it — and what you can do to make sense of concepts and figures that are unreasonably huge. via Pocket http://ift.tt/MuoQVN

7 great companies that really should not exist

Airbnb, Tinder, Yplan. These youth-focused, mobile-savvy companies are all seeing rocketing user figures and phenomenal growth. But they didn’t disrupt the travel, dating, or box office bookings markets. That had already happened thanks to the likes of Expedia and eHarmomy. via Pocket http://ift.tt/1g8gpcd

Google: World domination starts today

Right off the bat in Google’s conference call to discuss earnings Thursday, CEO Larry Page had this to say: “People tend to overestimate the impact of technology in the short-term, yet underestimate the scale of change longer term. via Pocket http://ift.tt/GUnAc6