John Mayan

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How to Use Mind Maps to Unleash Your Brain's Creativity and Potential

Mind mapping is one of the best ways to capture your thoughts and bring them to life in visual form. Beyond just note-taking, though, mind maps can …

We’d all be better off with our health records on Facebook

A Facebook user’s timeline provides both a snapshot of who that user is and a historical record of the user’s activity on Facebook. My Facebook timeline is about me, and fittingly, I control it. It’s also one, single profile. Anyone I allow to view my timeline views my timeline—they don’t each …

About Us - HarmoniMD

HarmoniMD™ is the only truly affordable Electronic Health Record (EHR) system that can manage all aspects of clinical care in a busy hospital …

Let's Bring The Polymath — and the Dabblers — Back

I noticed recently that books with the phrase “The Last Man Who Knew Everything” all share in common that their subjects lived during the period …

Nanodoc | Introducing NanoDoc

How tech will change the future of work | Gadgets Now

I decided to break free,” recalls a Bangalore-based techie about the decision he took two years ago to quit the fourth MNC he worked for, writing …

Why Cognition-as-a-Service is the next operating system battlefield

The Semantic Web may have failed, but higher intelligence is coming to applications anyway, in another form: Cognition-as-a-Service (CaaS). And this …

Augmenting Memory With A Neuroprosthesis - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | December 7, 2013 3:14 am<p>The research – from Sam Deadwyler’s team at Wake Forest University (and funded by DARPA) really is pretty …

You can't get entangled without a wormhole: Physicist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole

Quantum entanglement is one of the more bizarre theories to come out of the study of quantum mechanics -- so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein …

Life Sack Solves Drinking Water Issues for the Third World

In many areas of the world the water crisis is not an issue of scarcity — it’s an issue of providing access to a clean supply. The lack of access to …

A Teddy Bear That Monitors Your Child’s Health

BERLIN—A teddy bear that measures heart rate, temperature and blood-oxygen level when a child hugs or plays with it was one of the more engaging startup products on show at the TechCrunch Disrupt show here in the German capital.<p>Called Teddy the Guardian, the toy is the work of two young …

Singularity University plots hi-tech future for humans

<b>Rob Nail walks into the room looking like a Silicon Valley Doctor Who as played by David Tennant - tailored suit, 3D-printed trainers and the Californian twist on the sonic screwdriver, Google Glass.</b><p>But despite spending most of his days predicting what the future will look like, he doesn't want to …

Sentient code: An inside look at Stephen Wolfram’s utterly new, insanely ambitious computational paradigm

In 2002 Stephen Wolfram released <i>A New Kind of Science</i> and immediately unleashed a firestorm of wonder, controversy, and criticism as the British-born scientist, programmer, and entrepreneur overturned conventional ideas on how to pursue knowledge. Earlier this month, he teased something with the …

Smaller Than Your Phone, This Device Could Keep You Healthy

Isabel Hoffmann's daughter fell sick after the family moved to the U.S. from Europe. The 14-year-old's illness got progressively worse — hives, low …

Scientific Data Has Become So Complex, We Have to Invent New Math to Deal With It

Simon DeDeo, a research fellow in applied mathematics and complex systems at the Santa Fe Institute, had a problem. He was collaborating on a new …

AMIA Years in Review

Background<p>In 2005 the Scientific Program Committee of the AMIA Annual Symposium launched the idea of a "year in review" session. The overall approach …

Okay Google | Complete list of 70+ useful Google Now voice commands

Most Android users are probably familiar with Google’s smart personal assistant Google Now. At least since the Android 4.4 KitKatnew commands update …

Hal Varian: the economics of the newspaper business

26 September 2013<p>The text below is that of the speech given by Hal Varian, Chief Economist at Google, on 25 September 2013 in Milan at the awards …

Angela Duckworth

About Angela<p>In her late twenties, Angela left a demanding job as a management consultant to teach math to seventh graders in the New York City public …

Makers: the New Explorers of the Universe

“[In] the last century, discovery was basically finding things. And in this century, discovery is basically making things.”<p>So explained Stewart Brand at the TED conference this past February. He was referring to the National Geographic Society’s rationale for hosting the first-ever meeting on …