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Ask the Singularity University Team How They See the Future [UPDATED]

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[Update: comments are now closed] The singularity may a nebulous, ominous concept, but there are many groups working in the present to bring us closer to this future state, and ensure that we're prepared to make the most of it when we get there. Singularity University (SU) is one such organization, and Rob Nail (CEO… »3/28/14 12:06pm3/28/14 12:06pm

We've Known Texting Was Going to Destroy Conversation for Over a Century

If you've ever thought "man, texting is really ruining verbal communication" stop right now, before you start feeling like you've had an original thought. People were thinking the same thing about the telegraph in 1906. Then again, depending on who you are, maybe it's an improvement. [Kip W via Buzzfeed] »1/14/13 6:20pm1/14/13 6:20pm

Reflect Noise-Sensitive Table Calls Out Conversation Hogs

Every office has one. The loud-mouthed, conversation-hogging know-it-all who interrupts meetings with long-winded diatribes, and then holds them hostage until the sweet release of 5 o' clock. The Reflect table tries to tackle this problem, and help quieter meeting attendees, perhaps, with a series of LED bulbs and… »6/28/08 10:00pm6/28/08 10:00pm