Expect Labs' MindMeld app uses predictive computing to push information to us, instead of us having to ask. Courtesy of Expect Labs hide caption

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Scoot McNairy (left) and Lee Pace star in AMC's upcoming show Halt and Catch Fire. Tina Rowden/AMC hide caption

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A set of littleBits comes with more than 40 different types of electronic pieces that connect with magnets. NPR hide caption

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SXSW Interactive Festival attendees crowd the Austin Convention Center at the 2013 event. The festival's typically sprawling range of topics this year took a turn toward online privacy and surveillance implications. Jack Plunkett/AP hide caption

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