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About scienceHacker

Raymond is a doctoral student in Computer Science at West Virginia University. He holds a M.S. in Computer Science from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico and a B.S. in Computer Engineering from Universidad del Turabo, also located in Puerto Rico. He also holds a number of technological certifications. More @ http://www.raymondborges.com

Mind

Some interesting thoughts on what it means to have a mind.

http://www.popsci.com/article/science/simulated-brain-conscious

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The brain may multitask but the mind does not imnsho.

The brain may multitask but the mind does not imnsho.

This was a question I had wondered for a long time. Does the mind operate serially or in parallel. I got my answer from multiple sources in multiple contexts. Answer: the mind works serially. 

http://www.forbes.com/sites/douglasmerrill/2012/08/17/why-multitasking-doesnt-work/

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Crowd sourcing drawings

Crowd sourcing drawings

The amazing power of crowd sourcing. Check out the video composed of thousand of people’s drawings.

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Creepy Sciene – Fractals and Shepard’s Tone

Beware when science gets close to expressing the real nature of the universe we may encounter things like this. 😛

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Self-assembling self-contained robots by MIT

Self-assembling self-contained robots by MIT

Pretty interesting designed. They just need to scale good and get much smaller and we can see pretty cool stuff happen.

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No time for exercise? How about 7 minutes?

No time for exercise? How about 7 minutes?

Check out this routine for a good daily amount of exercise.

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Be happy

Be happy

Tips for a happy life!

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The human brain and its connections

The human brain and its connections

What is a connectome, anyway?

A connectome is a wiring diagram of the brain.

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One-way trip to Mars seeking volunteers

One-way trip to Mars seeking volunteers

Wanna spend the rest of your life on Mars?

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Kickstarter Info Sharing RIng via RFID 15 days left

Interesting use of NFC tech

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