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In case you've missed them... Here are this week's must-reads for those who need inspiration to act on their Day After Tomorrow. Feed your mind with some of our favorite innovation stories. Nono. No need to thank us.

nexxworks’ Best of the Web - week February 25 to March 3

Softbank CEO: The Singularity Will Happen by 2047

DOM GALEON - FUTURISM

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has again predicted the technological singularity will occur by 2047, claiming a single computer chip will have an IQ equivalent to 10,000 by then.

Medical Devices Are the Next Security Nightmare

LILY HAY NEWMAN - WIRED

As hackers increasingly take advantage of historically lax security on embedded devices, defending medical instruments has taken on new urgency. 

Why the Potential of Augmented Reality Is Greater Than You Think

JITEN DAJEE - SINGULARITY HUB 

How AR technologies interface, integrate and converge with other future innovations will help unlock the multi-billion-dollar potential of what may initially seem like just a clunky device.

Robots won't just take our jobs – they'll make the rich even richer

BEN TARNOFF - THE GUARDIAN 

Robotics and artificial intelligence will continue to improve – but without political change such as a tax, the outcome will range from bad to apocalyptic. 

China Is Replacing 70,000 Taxis With Electric Cars

DOM GALEON - FUTURISM

The Chinese city of Beijing plans to spend $1.3 billion to convert its fleet of 70,000 taxis to electric power. The move will potentially save the taxi companies money and reduce pollution in the city, which reaches hazardous levels on a semi-regular basis.