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Is Artificial Intelligence Dangerous?

Compelled by a nascent desire for innovation and advancement, mankind’s quest for technological prowess is rooted in its earliest days. In fact, we have always been tinkerers. Through the use of an abundant imagination and burning desire to bend the limitations of what was once deemed impossible, …

Artificial Intelligence

Hacking Brain’s Decision Making Algorithms

<b>Although it is still a young field, decision neuroscience has evolved continuously in the last decade and it provides a solid basis for</b> …

Google Has Quietly Changed How You See Ads On Its Site

Google has removed ads from the right side of its desktop search results, and has placed them on the top and bottom of search pages.<p>Instead, the …

Does neuromarketing live up to the hype?

It seems like a day doesn’t go by without some sort of controversial brain-related study coming up in the media. It’s a phenomenon that is born out of the fact that brains are inherently interesting objects; everyone has one, everyone loves them. But all too often, as has been pointed out countless …

Brain and Cognitive Sciences | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

Featured Courses<p>The human brain is the most complex, sophisticated, and powerful information-processing device known.<p>To study its complexities, the …

How Unconscious Thought and Perception Affect Our Every Waking Moment

When psychologists try to understand the way our mind works, they frequently come to a conclusion that may seem startling: people often make …

Consciousness

Neuroelectrical Brain Imaging Tools for the Efficacy of TV Advertising Stimuli and their Application to Neuromarketing (Book Review)

Below you can read the book review of <b>Neuroelectrical Brain Imaging Tools for the Efficacy of TV Advertising Stimuli and their Application to</b> …

The Limits of Current Neuroscience

<b>There is increasing media attention to conclusions from neuroscience research, many of which affect society. Unfortunately, often these conclusions</b> …

How Siri can maximize your iPhone music experience

Siri, the iPhone's built-in virtual assistant, can help you out in a number of ways, from dialing numbers to giving you a weather report to reading …

New Apple Store front display for Apple Watch, new gold model details revealed

Apple will begin dressing up the front of its stores with a new Apple Watch-themed promotion on April 10th to coincide with the beginning of in-store Apple Watch try-on appointments. The new, unique display will be shown at all Apple Stores with glass front windows and it is themed akin to the …

13 features we'd like to see in iOS 9

Apple will reportedly focus on under-the-hood improvements, mainly for the sake of refining and polishing the current experience on its mobile devices.<p>According to 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman, Apple is placing a big emphasis on bug fixes and performance enhancements to make everything run faster and more …

Laser Chip Could Turn Smartphones Into Handheld 3D Scanners

Forget point and shoot, it's point and scan<p>Taking 2D photos with your phone is rather popular these days, but thanks to Caltech scientists, soon you may be able to wave your phone at an object and capture a 3D scan of it. You could scan a particularly nice coffee cup, and then instantly send the 3D …

Judge allows woman to serve divorce papers over Facebook

A woman who's been unable to get in touch with her husband will be allowed to serve him divorce papers over Facebook, a Manhattan judge has decided. According to the <i>New York Daily News</i>, a Manhattan Supreme Court justice will allow the woman to serve divorce papers through a Facebook Message, since …

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Twitter is finally fixing the quote tweet button

Twitter is finally fixing one of the worst things about its services: the “Quote Tweet” button.<p>In an update that’s rolling out today, the button now embeds the tweet instead of just quoting it as text.<p>Previously, when you hit “quote tweet” on mobile, it just loaded the text of the entire tweet into …

Social Media

Tim Cook: Apple employees will get 50% off Apple Watch, 1000+ apps submitted

Apple CEO Tim Cook today sent out a memo to all employees ahead of the Apple Watch’s retail try-on kickoff this Friday. Cook thanks employees who have worked on the Apple Watch by saying, “congratulations to everyone who has worked so hard for years to help this product reach our customers.” Cook …

Samsung Denies Galaxy S6 Edge Phone Bends More Easily Than Competition

After a video posted by electronics warranty provider SquareTrade appeared to show a Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone bending and breaking under less pressure than competing phones, Samsung issued a statement Monday saying that not only was the test inaccurate, but unfair. The SquareTrade video, posted …

Accessories | Samsung Galaxy S6 - The Official Samsung Galaxy Site

ACCESSORIES<p><i>SERIOUSLY REFINED.</i> Montblanc’s dignified design lends a touch of luxury to your digital lifestyle.<p><i>SHADES OF BRILLIANCE.</i> Add the right …

Crashing Glass Waves Frozen Into Elegant Vessels by Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma | Colossal

<p>Husband and wife team Paul DeSomma and Marsha Blaker translate their oceanic inspirations directly into their collaborative glass sculptures, frozen …

Thync Will Zap You in the Mood: New Wearable Headset Will Hack Your Brain in Fifteen Minutes

Tap your smartphone and zap your head.<p>That’s right, there’s a new mood-changing headset that just hit the market and it’s proven to perk you up, keep …

How your brain actually makes decisions while you sleep

The idea that during sleep our minds shut down from the outside world is ancient and one that is still deeply anchored in our view of sleep today, despite some everyday life experiences and recent scientific discoveries that would tend to prove that our brains don’t completely switch off from our …

Sleep's memory role discovered

<b>The mechanism by which a good night's sleep improves learning and memory has been discovered by scientists.</b><p>The team in China and the US used advanced microscopy to witness new connections between brain cells - synapses - forming during sleep.<p>Their study, published in the journal Science, showed …

Top 5 Neuroscience Discoveries of 2014

The business world embraced neuroscience as the key to breakthrough performance in 2014.<p>In 2014, neuroscience leapt out of the research laboratories and became an integral part of how we think (literally) about business. Here are the discoveries and insights that have changed the workplace over the …

Neuroscience

Brain activity decoded to play back heard words

The brain's representation of speech can be read out, decoded and reconstructed to play back words that a person is hearing, reports a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley. Brian Pasley and his colleagues recorded neural representations of speech sounds directly from the …

3 Neuroscience Findings That'll Make You a Better Marketer

The Neurological Pleasures of Fast Fashion

Research shows that the brain finds pleasure in the pursuit of inexpensive things, and high-street chains and online retailers sites alike are cashing in.<p>In wealthy countries around the world, clothes shopping has become a widespread pastime, a powerfully pleasurable and sometimes addictive …

From Neuroscience to Data Science

<i>Project: Root cause analysis of difference in support hours<br>ROI: Model suggests saving of 500-1,000 support hours on average weekly (up to $5M</i> …

New 'guided tour' videos explain how to use the Apple Watch's main features

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A Harvard Neuroscience Scheme To Change Decisions In Your Brain

A researcher wants to reverse your choices before you even know you've made them.<p>This week at the British Neuroscience Association, Harvard scientist Gabriel Kreiman described a rather diabolical-sounding experiment: He wants to reverse someone's decision to push a button before the person is even …