Anne Gibbon

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On the Road Documenting Bioartists and Biohackers

Meet the duo behind DIYSECT, a web series that explores the politics surrounding a growing movement<p>While other graduates were starting their first jobs, in the summer of 2013 Mary Tsang and Ben Welmond, having completed their degrees at Carnegie Mellon, took to the road. Their plan: to film a …

The future of machine learning: 5 trends to watch around algorithms, cloud, IoT, and big data

Algorithms. Cloud. Internet of Things. Data.<p>No one can predict the future of technology with 100 percent accuracy. But these four pillars are …

Machine Learning

Halo is building a wearable to make athletes better, stronger, faster

Halo Neuroscience wants to build a new category of wearable. Not for passively tracking human activity, as so many existing wearables do, but for actively and positively influencing physical abilities — or that’s the claim — using an existing neurostimulation technique called transcranial direct …

George R.R. Martin & Tony DiTerlizzi: The Minds & Processes That Build Fantasy Worlds

George R.R. Martin

GUIDE: How to Spend a Wallet-Friendly Weekend in Big Sur

As we all know, week-long vacations are life-enhancing, soul-enriching…and expensive as hell. The good news: living in the Bay Area means you’ve got …

Kuvee: Improving The Wine UX

The wine industry is filled with romance and tradition. The beauty of a wine bottle is a big part of that tradition and wine in a can or wine in a …

Your guide to wearable trackers that can change your health and life

For people like Medha Pant, 47, a Type-1 diabetic with frequent blood sugar lows (hypoglycaemia), the stick-on continuous glucose-monitoring device …

How Medical Nanotech Will Change Humanity Forever

Futurists have long speculated that nanotechnology — the engineering of materials and devices at the molecular scale — will revolutionise virtually …

Nanotech

Coca-Cola's new 'premium milk' beverage is coming at the worst possible time

The beverage giant introduced its protein- and calcium-fortified Fairlife milk drink a little over a year ago, during which time it's reportedly generated some $90 million in sales. Analysts say Fairlife gave the broad specialty milk category -- which includes products like lactose-free milk, milk …

A Loving-Kindness Meditation to Boost Compassion

Time required15 minutes dailyHow to do itThis exercise draws on a guided meditation created by researcher Emma Seppala, Science Director of Stanford …

The Irish Startup Taking A Bite Out Of The Booming Health Food Market

Healthy food used to be a niche market, until everyone started becoming more aware of the impact of what they were eating was having on their health and wellbeing. Now it’s gone mainstream, and provided huge opportunities for startups like Dublin-based Wyldsson, an online snack maker for people who …

Why "Clean Eating" Is Total B.S.

It's time to put this trendy food claim to rest.<p>The "clean-eating" craze — which can attribute a lot of its popularity to food photos and social-media hashtagging (#CleanEating's cousin is #EatClean) — is one that's been bugging me more and more lately, so I feel like it's time to clarify a few …

A Hidden Factor in Stroke Severity: The Microbes in Your Gut

The bacteria that inhabit our guts have become key players for neuroscientists. A growing body of research links them to a wide array of mental and …

Medical Research

Meet the Meat Bar: The Next Big Food Trend You've Never Heard of

Forget kale, quinoa and kambucha: The next big food trend to take over supermarket shelves in the U.S. is going to be meat bars and other similar …

General Mills

This Exhibit Helps 8-Year-Olds (And Anyone) Learn The Basics Of Synthetic Biology

The San Jose Tech Museum is getting the kiddos comfortable with humankind’s new mastery over the genetic universe.<p>At the creature creation station at the new BioDesign Studio, visitors act like bioengineers. By sticking together a kit of computerized blocks that represent genes for various traits, …

Robots grow up: Building the emotional machine

From the sci-fi classic “Bladerunner” to the recent films “Her” and “Ex Machina,” pop culture is filled with stories demonstrating our simultaneous …

Psychology

How the Moon landing inspired Google Brain

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1234000/1234204_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524669893_fca8df9fded691f0c234e07b0ee1d1eb<p><b>Growing up in a small village in Vietnam, Quoc Le had no electricity till he was nine. A little over 20 years later he has helped design artificial</b> …

How Is US Biotechnology Helping Indian Bananas Get Fresher?

India produces almost one third of the world’s banana supply. Most of India’s banana production is for domestic consumption. Yet though it is one of the largest banana producers in the world, only a tiny fraction of India’s bananas make it into the global export market. The country is working to …

How Maple Built An Insanely Efficient, Chipotle-Crushing Food Delivery Machine

The app-based restaurant operates at almost three times the speed of the super-fast burrito chain.<p>Maple, a David Chang-backed restaurant in New York City, doesn’t have any tables, cash registers, or waiters. Instead, its customers order meals through its website or mobile app, and a fleet of bike …

Mariana Uses Artificial Intelligence to Build Personas and Find Target Audiences

Can computers understand an individual human’s personality (and then, presumably, use that understanding to better target marketing messages)? It …

Artificial Intelligence

Edible Flower Petals Are Preserved in These Unique Lollipops

Janet Best (of Sugar Bakers Bakery) has perfected the uncommon art of flower lollipops. Using high-quality ingredients and edible flowers, Best jokes, “It looks as though I'll be growing lollipops this year!” She boasts a playful aesthetic by incorporating these natural ingredients into her treats, …

Sprint: How to Solve Big Problems and Test New Ideas in Just Five Days

I finally finished reading <i>Sprint</i>, a book published by the Google Venture designers Jake Knapp, John Zeratsky and Braden Kowitz. I knew about design …

Drone-Proofing The Boston Marathon

Detectors and net guns protected against a threat that never materialized<p>To protect this year's Boston Marathon runners and spectators from drone-borne threats, a Washington, D.C.-based company patrolled the event with drone-detecting sensors and net guns.<p>Boston Police Commissioner William Evans …

The Creative Mind

The <b>Talent Development Resources</b> and <b>Creative Mind</b> network of sites has been growing over the course of more than fifteen years, and has many hundreds …