Jaron Lanier: The Internet destroyed the middle class – Salon.com The interesting thing about it is that people advertise, “Oh, what an incredible life. She’s this incredibly lucky person who’s worked really hard.” And that’s all true. She’s in her 20s, and it’s great that she’s found this success, but what this success is that [...]
Samsung demos a tablet controlled by your brain | MedCity News Samsung researchers are testing how people can use their thoughts to launch an application, select a contact, select a song from a playlist, or power up or down a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1. While Samsung has no immediate plans to offer a brain-controlled phone, [...]
Scientists make monkeys smarter using brain implants. Could you be next? For the very first time, scientists have demonstrated that a brain implant can improve thinking ability in primates. By implanting an electrode array into the cerebral cortex of monkeys, researchers were able to restore — and even improve — their decision-making abilities. The implications [...]
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Ray says his goal is not to undermine police, but to make them aware of their handcuffs’ vulnerabilities. Police are supposed to monitor detainees even when they’re cuffed, but a false sense of security could lead them to ignore protocol.This isn’t the only way that 3-D printing can come in handy for criminals. Gangs have [...]
The bottom line: the more types of work computers do on your behalf to make your life easier, the more access you must grant them to the intimacies of your personal life. And that means it’s time for Google and Google users think carefully about whether it’s time to shift from ad-supported free services toward [...]
This trend has great implications for the future of humanity and should not be overlooked… The day we become able to fulfill our emotional needs in virtual worlds with virtual friends and relationships, then we’ll be just one step awawy form trascending completely into another era, where we leave behind our physical bodies. Fertility levels, [...]keep looking »