Tiago Maciel Soares Pereira

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This Princeton Professor's CV of Failures Is Something We Should All Learn From

No one's perfect.<p>Searching for a job requires the perfect résumé or CV, and there are countless online guides dedicated to CV-crafting that promise …

Albert Einstein

The Next Phase Of Human Evolution Could Include Immortality

People may merge with machines.<p>What will humans be like in 1,000 years? They will likely be taller, bionic and maybe even immortal.<p>TechInsider looked at the possible future of the human race after another 10 centuries of evolution and found people and machines could literally join together ― …

Time travel has been proven mathematically possible – we just need exotic matter to build a machine

Time travel is possible – at least in theory. Two physicists have come up with a mathematical model that describes a viable time machine.<p>The …

2017 April 23 - The Holographic Principle

<b>The Holographic Principle</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> Caltech<p><b>Explanation:</b> Is this picture worth a thousand words? According to the Holographic Principle, the most …

The First Quantum Computer You Own Could Be Powered by a Time Crystal

Understanding the Bizarre<p>Time crystals can exist — it’s already been proven. Previously, two teams of researchers created their own time crystals …

Our Machines Now Have Knowledge We’ll Never Understand

The new availability of huge amounts of data, along with the statistical tools to crunch these numbers, offers a whole new way of understanding the …

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Is Evolution Yielding to Newer "Algorithmic Forces"?

1. “The 21st century will be dominated by algorithms,” says Yuval Harari. That makes “‘algorithm’ arguably the single most important concept in our …

The Future of Technology Is Hiding on the Ocean Floor

In March 1968, a Soviet Golf II submarine carrying nuclear ballistic missiles exploded and sank 1,500 nautical miles northwest of Hawaii. Five months …

Rare Earth

The Scientific Case For Cold Showers

Chilly water increases blood circulation, releases endorphins, and could make you a more productive human—if you can handle it.<p>It’s 7:30 a.m. on a wintry March morning. I’m standing in my apartment’s cramped bathroom wearing little more than a towel and a determined look on my face. The shower is …

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

General Hospital

Ivy League’s meritocracy lie: How Harvard and Yale cook the books for the 1 percent

“We are credentializing a new elite by legitimizing people with an inflated sense of their own merit”<p><i>A special lottery is to be held to select the student who will live in the only deluxe room in a dormitory. There are 100 seniors, 150 juniors, and 200 sophomores who applied. Each senior’s name is</i> …