Patrick Conley

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An uphill battle for transhumanists

Notwithstanding a wide range of approaches, the ultimate goal of all transhumanists is the indefinite extension of life. But according to Steve …

Humans In Different Buildings Linked Brain-To-Brain

Interface lets a person read another's thoughts<p>In one lab, an image of an object is shown to a study participant on a computer screen. The subject wears a cap connected to an electroencephalography (EEG) machine that monitors his brain waves.<p>Another participant, the asker, sits in another lab on …

The Brain

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AS FAR back as the Industrial Revolution there have been periodic panics about the impact of automation. Handloom weavers’ resistance to new machines …

Step Inside the Virtual Universe—How VR Will Transform the Web

A little over a year ago, a small team was formed within Mozilla’s research arm with a mandate to explore the intersection of virtual reality and the …

Virtual Reality

This is How to Create True Freedom for Humanity

Humanity is plagued with systemic dysfunction that is either causing or amplifying so many social issues. We have come a long way and achieved so …

Learning in an Era of Abundant Information and Fleeting Expertise

How to learn is changing, and it’s changing fast.<p>In the past, we used to learn by doing — we called them apprenticeships.<p>Then the model shifted, and …

Scientists find first evidence that many universes exist

(PhysOrg.com) -- By looking far out into space and observing what’s going on there, scientists have been led to theorize that it all started with a …

A Raised Bed Like No Other! Behold The Benefits of Hugelkultur

Hugelkultur is a type of raised bed that does a fantastic job at holding moisture, allowing fertility, maximizing space and… well, I guess the list …

How the internet is becoming a part of us

Symphonic Intelligence: The Next Revolution in Learning?

<i>“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them.”</i> ~Galileo Galilei<p>Watching the film “Lucy” over the …

Emotional Intelligence

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …

Scientists reverse aging in human cell lines and give theory of aging a new lease of life

Can the process of aging be delayed or even reversed? Research has shown that, in human cell lines at least, it can. They also found that the …

What Is the Metaverse? Philip Rosedale’s Big Dream for Immersive Virtual Worlds

What is the metaverse? It’s Philip Rosedale’s second crack at playing god—at least in the virtual sense. Rosedale created his first virtual world, …

Grow Your Own Food Year-Round with DIY Solar Greenhouse

If you've ever thought about growing your own food, the Greenhouse of the Future might be the answer you're looking for.<p>This sustainable, …

Skype Translator Hands-On: Close But No Babel Fish

Skype Translator is one of those technologies that makes you stop and say “woah, future.” A mythical service that can translate your speech in …

Florida Makes Off Grid Living Illegal – Mandates All Homes Must Be Connected To Electricity Water Grid

Robin Speronis lives off the grid in Florida, completely independent of the city’s water and electric system. A few weeks ago, officials ruled her …

The Rise of the 4th Platform: Pervasive Community, Data, Devices, and Intelligence

These days it’s still pretty common to talk about social business, mobility, analytics (especially when it’s called big data), cloud, and the …

How to Construct a Greenhouse Using Plastic Water Bottles! And 22 Amazing Photo Examples.

Well I think from the picture you have already seen (<b>Plus many more pictures below!!</b>), I reckon you will have a good idea as how to make your …

Immortality 101

Fairy tale immortality, whereby you drink an elixir and there, you’re indestructible, is a fool’s errand. It comes from a simplistic and sometimes …

Alzheimer's Disease

This Couple Spent 20 Years Building A Self-Sustaining, Floatable Off-Grid Island

Living off grid doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice <i>the good life</i>, just look at what this inventive couple created off the coast of Vancouver Island, …

RIP Email: What Digital Messaging Will Look Like in 2020

This is what digital messaging will look like in 2020.<p>The king is dead, long live the king.<p>Recently, when I wrote about how email as we know it will become obsolete by 2020, several readers took issue with the prediction, arguing that email might change but we will still rely on it as a primary …

If you Love a Tiny House, Then You'll Really Love A Tiny Houseboat!

Have you ever wanted to just up and quit your job, build a boat, and travel the world? Sure, that might seem a little extreme, but maybe one day at …

Diply

Diply is a leading social entertainment publisher that creates captivating content for millennials. We are a ComScore Top 10 Lifestyle property with …

Watch the Magic Leap demo Magic Leap didn’t show at TED

As virtual reality and augmented reality get more sophisticated, new demos appear every day that showcase what’s possible with the technologies.<p>Today, Magic Leap, an augmented reality company that recently took $500 million in funding from Google, sent out this demo video, showing its own …

Augmented Reality

The Art of Making Real Connections

We live in a connected world. Certainly anecdotal and research evidence exists indicating that internet connections can enhance perceptions of …

The future of useful wearables is big data not Bluetooth connected devices

The internet of things isn't living up to its big picture potential.<p>We're not spotting diseases before they develop yet or saving money on repairs or …

"Unschedule" Your Work by Adding Fun Time to Your Calendar

Letting your schedule fill up with other people's priorities is the quickest way to get overwhelmed and burn out. Start your scheduling by adding …

We Are a Culture Obsessed with Optimization

Our obsession with optimization has edged out our use for a gut. Instead of relying on instinct, we fall back on data to tell us how to optimize …

Productivity

How To Build This 400 Square Foot Solar Powered Off Grid Cabin for $2k

How to build a nice small cabin powered by solar panels. Lamar Alexander built this cute little 400 square foot cabin for approximately $2000, and …

Something Horrible Was Done To Our Wheat In The 60's That We're Just Realizing Now

Gluten intolerance is no longer a fringe medical concept. Researchers are fully aware there is a very big problem with modern wheat cultivation. …