Posts Tagged With: science

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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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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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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To Make An Unbreakable Code, Use Quantum Physics

To Make An Unbreakable Code, Use Quantum Physics

Perfect encryption!

http://arxiv.org/pdf/1307.0380v1.pdf

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Free courses from MIT and Harvard

Free courses from MIT and Harvard

Free online courses for those people interested in real learning!

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Meet my friend Nell

Meet my friend Nell

Nell is a computer system attempting to learn from reading web content.

Their description reads as follows:

Can computers learn to read? We think so. “Read the Web” is a research project that attempts to create a computer system that learns over time to read the web.

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TED library of topic grouped playlists

TED library of topic grouped playlists

TED are probably the best general scientific talks on the planet. If you have some spare time check them out!

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How MIT Is Hacking Thousands Of Worms To Print Buildings

How MIT Is Hacking Thousands Of Worms To Print Buildings

The ultimate 3D printing. Biological 3D printing.

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