Carlo Monsanto

26 Flips | 9 Magazines | 1 Follower | @carlomonsanto | Carlo Monsanto has contributed to fundamental, theoretical and experiential research and development in the field of applied consciousness learning for over twenty years, a form of whole-person-learning that strengthens the awareness and sensitivity of individuals to release limiting ways of thinking, feeling and behaving, resulting in balance and flow, establishing a base for the development of conscious culture.

The Case Against Reality

A professor of cognitive science argues that the world is nothing like the one we experience through our senses.<p>As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions—sights, sounds, textures, tastes—are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

Many users experiencing a hidden /Users folder after upgrading to OS X 10.9.3, here’s how to fix

<b>Update</b>: The glitch may be related with the latest versions of Find My Mac and iTunes, according to testing by The Mac Observer.<p>Since upgrading to OS X 10.9.3, some users are reporting that their /Users folder is now hidden. This means the folder is no longer visible when looking at the root of the …

10 Ways to Pay Using Your Mobile Smartphone

<i>Jon Norris is a freelance content specialist for audience.io and writes for the Fueled blog. This post comes courtesy of Fueled, a mobile design and development company based in New York and London.</i><p>The mobile wallet dream may still be a way off for the average consumer, but a cashless and cardless …

Securing your private messages with cryptography apps and services for iOS and OS X

Advertisement<p>16 Comments<p>Credit: Maksim Kabakou<p>Sending secure messages, know also as cryptography, has been a part of our collective history for …

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10 Plants That Repel Garden Insect Pests

The idea of <i>selecting plants for insect control</i> is not a new one – and is part of the overall subject of <i>companion planting</i>. Companion planting has …

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14 Winter Survival Tips

October 28, 2013 by Melanie Swick | 4 Comments<p>Winter brings the holidays, visions of sugar plums dancing in our heads, and awkward time with family …

Shark Design

by Mark Hordon<p>This video was filmed at the Bushcraft Magazine - May Meet 2014 by Zed Outdoors.<p><b>SUBJECT: -</b> <i>Beginners Guide To 'Flint & Steel' Fire</i> …

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Bow Drill - Basic Bow-Drill

Basic Bow-Drill<p>by Peter Moc <br>(photos by Peter Moc except where otherwise indicated)<p><b>Introduction to Bow-Drill</b><p>When you are first learning bow-drill …

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CatchApp Helps Managers Track Teamwork

We’ve previously covered Hojoki’s efforts in the enterprise space, as it has gradually beefed out its newsfeed for cloud apps. Now, it’s looking to build on this groundwork with the launch of a brand new standalone app for iPhone.<p>CatchApp serves as a newsfeed for the workplace, offering users an …

Reveel: a portable headphone amp that promises to enhance your music

Have you ever been to a concert and bought a keep-sake CD? Did you find it somehow didn't quite conjure up the same heady, ethereal experience? Musician Barry Stephen Goldfarb evidently did, inspiring him to create Reveel -- a small device that claims to recreate the authentic live sound. By using …

Why Has the First Medical Tricorder Come from Scanadu?

At the Dublin Web Summit last week, I met Sam de Brouwer, co-founder of one of the most interesting startups of the past couple of years, Scanadu.<p>Following its successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Scanadu’s Scout tricorder is set to go to market in March 2014. The aim is to get one of …

Networked Intelligent Bicycles Are Transforming Urban Riding

<i>ReadWriteDrive is an ongoing series covering the future of transportation.</i><p>The world’s first open source piece of hardware was the bicycle, according to the Open Source Hardware Association. To be more precise, it was the draisine, introduced as a two-wheeled human-propelled walking machine in …

How one guy's $24 investment in bitcoins turned into an $886,000 payday

Bitcoins are the digital, peer-to-peer currency now accepted as payment in bars from Berlin to London and many other stores. They were first introduced in 2008.<p>A year later, Norwegian engineer Kristoffer Koch bought about $24 worth on a whim.<p>For years, Koch's bitcoins sat forgotten in his online …

Coursera teams up with State Department on series of MOOC-based 'learning hubs' around the world

Coursera is already one of the leading providers of MOOCs (or massive open online courses) in the US, and its now getting a helping hand from none other than the US government in broadening its worldwide ambitions. The company announced a new initiative today that will see it partner with the State …

Quantum computer passes speed test

The world’s only commercially-available quantum computer has faced much controversy about whether it is actually faster or better than a conventional …

Dear Apple, Let’s Talk About Photos

We’ve been managing our photos together for almost a decade now. Things were nice and simple at the start and we both knew what to expect from each …

The Next Generation of Flipboard, Now on Android

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2013<p>After nearly a year of enjoying Flipboard as readers, now people with an Android phone or tablet can be editors, too. …