Eric Korhonen

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The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

Singularity

Prozac Alters Prawns' Behavior, Reproduction, Even Their Color

Antidepressants aren't cheering up aquatic life<p>The idea that tiny amounts of antidepressants present in our rivers and estuaries may be affecting aquatic life is generally met with surprise, sometimes skepticism, or even a degree of humor.<p>The public were first alerted to pharmaceuticals in the …

New Interface Allows Humans to Move a Rat’s Tail With Their Thoughts

In what might be the first documented case of technologically-assisted interspecies telepathy, an international team of researchers has successfully …

Syndrome of our times

Fictional characters are not immune: a blogger on the ABC website recently suggested that Hugo, the destructive brat from the novel and TV series <i>The</i> …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

Dragon Released for Departure, Prepares for Splashdown

This Is Now The World's Lightest Material

This one's made of carbon, and it's super absorbent, too!<p>Check out this contender for the title of "world's lightest solid." To demonstrate just how light it is, Zhejiang University in China, where the material's creators are based, has published pictures of chunks of it perched on small leaves, …

Lucky Number Seven

Frank X. Shaw, Microsoft:<p>Windows Phone has reached 10 percent market share in a number of countries, and according to IDC’s latest report, has …