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This Neuroscientist Is Trying to Upload His Entire Brain to a Computer

Randal Koene wants to move humanity from Earth to the The Cloud, making us part-robot and completely immortal.<p>Humans, if you hadn't already noticed, have stopped evolving. As David Attenborough recently reminded us, our species is the first – by our free will – to remove itself from the process of …

Singularity

Critical Thinking Questions Students Should Be Able to Ask

December 18, 2014<br>As I argued in an earlier post titled ”Critical Thinking Questions Based on Bloom's Taxonomy”, questioning is the key to critical …

Review: The Interview, The Movie You Almost Never Got to See

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Cybercrime

It’s Time For Industrial Design To Grow Up

Traditional industrial design can’t deliver what it takes to create tech devices. Besides new skills, we need new language.<p>I am an industrial designer by training, but it’s been a while since I called myself one. Industrial design has changed, and what I do has changed, too.<p>The kinds of projects I …

Product Design

9 now-and-then images of melting glaciers

Even as we witness rising sea levels, record high temperatures and increasingly violent storm systems, it's still easy for us to ignore the …

6 Classic, Mad Men-Inspired Cocktails to Serve at Your Next Party

Try these fun new takes.<p>Classic cocktails made with whiskey, bourbon, rye, and gin are more popular than ever. Get to know them again, then try these fun new takes.

New York City

How To Improve Your Communication By Up To 93%

You’ve scrutinized what you plan to say. You’ve mentally calculated every word that will comes out of your mouth in that big meeting, pitch, or presentation. That’s good – that’s the ante to play. But you’re only going to be 7% effective in your communication. Not to be blunt, but 7% isn’t going to …

Three parent babies given green light by government

Parliament will now vote on whether to allow a change in legislation which would see the first three parent babies born by 2016<p>Controversial laws to allow three parents babies will be voted on by Parliament and could come into force next year.<p>The government has laid down draft legislation which …