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  1. The Ethics of Treating Ebola

    A ribbons molecular model of Botulinum Toxin, commonly known as Botox. This protein produced by the botulism bacteria is highly neurotoxic.

    Discovery - News
  2. Driving in Circles

    A good technology demonstration so wows you with what the product can do that you might forget to ask about what it can't. Case in point: Google's self-driving car.

    Slate - Articles
  3. This Technology Could Change the Way Deaf People Live

    Ryan Hait-Campbell says his San Francisco company's invention is really about jobs. Deaf people like himself, explains the MotionSavvy CEO, are too often shunted into positions that don't require talking to anyone--washing dishes, fishing or other solitary vocations that often have low wages, little opportunity for advancement and no need for an employer to hire an interpreter.

    TIME >> Tech
  4. Gartner's Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2015

    Gartner's top 10 strategy technology trends have the potential for significant impact on organizations in the next three years. While this doesn't mean adoption and investment in all of the trends will occur at the same rate, companies should make deliberate decisions about them during the next two years.

    Forbes - Tech
  5. MIT computer scientists can predict the price of Bitcoin

    Scientists have crunched data to predict crime, hospital visits, and government uprisings -- so why not the price of Bitcoin? A researcher at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems recently developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict the price of the infamously volatile cryptocurrency Bitcoin, allowing his team to nearly double its investment over a period of 50 days.

    MIT News