Ayaan Alam

15 Flips | 3 Magazines | 10 Likes | @AyaanAlam | Keep up with Ayaan Alam on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ayaan Alam”

6 Key Attributes of the CEO You Need for Your Business | Inc.com

Every business needs that ultimate leader and decision maker at the top, commonly given the title of Chief Executive Officer (CEO).<p>Sometimes it's the business founder, and in other cases the CEO is recruited by the founder or investors to complement the skills of the technical team. Everyone …

Team Building

Scientists discover neuron-producing stem cells in the membranes covering the brain

In a cross-domain study directed by professor Peter Carmeliet (VIB – KU Leuven), researchers discovered unexpected cells in the protective membranes …

Neuroscience

5 innovations in radiology that could impact everything from the Zika virus to dermatology

From virtual reality to machine learning, there are ways to apply some of the biggest concepts in technology right now to what's happening in the medical field.<p>We'll be at the Radiological Society of North America's conference in Chicago for the next few days, checking out all the cutting-edge …

Harvard scientists think they've pinpointed the physical source of consciousness

Scientists have struggled for millennia to understand human consciousness — the awareness of one's existence. Despite advances in neuroscience, we still don't really know where it comes from, and how it arises.<p>But researchers think they might have finally figured out its physical origins, after …

Passionate Entrepreneurs Can Find Success Even in the Sock Business

Four "sockpreneurs" combined their diverse skills to create an out-of-the box business idea.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Four ordinary guys from Kansas City are most likely the last group of people you would expect to be running a highly successful fashion company. …

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics - MIT Technology Review

Science fiction has, for many years, looked to a future in which robots are intelligent and cyborgs are commonplace. <i>The Terminator, The Matrix, Blade</i> …

Singularity

The real risks of artificial intelligence

Fears of a robot apocalypse mask the actual problems that we face by increasingly letting our lives be run by algorithms<p>If you believe some AI-watchers, we are racing towards the Singularity – a point at which artificial intelligence outstrips our own and machines go on to improve themselves at an …

Artificial Intelligence

For The First Time, a Wireless Brain Implant Has Enabled Paralysed Primates to Walk Again

A new hope.<p>Scientists have used a wireless brain implant to bypass the spinal cord injuries of two paralysed rhesus macaques, giving them the ability …

Reactor that produces liquid fuel from CO2 in the air to be tested in portable pilot plant

The fuels we burn add carbon dioxide to the atmosphere, which contributes to climate change. A new compact power plant is starting up in Finland that …

A material from shapeshifting planes could heal human flesh

What generates voltage when you warm it up, push on it, or blow on it?<p>Get your mind out of the gutter. The correct answer is polyvinylidene fluoride, a material NASA researchers have refined for use in morphing aircraft that shapeshift in response to their environment. But wait! There’s more: It …

Stunning new theory of gravity suggests there's no such thing as dark matter

A new theory of gravity explains the way galaxies rotate without the need for the theoretical presence of dark matter, according to a renowned expert …

Dark Matter