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.
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.
No time for exercise? How about 7 minutes?
Check out this routine for a good daily amount of exercise.
The human brain and its connections
What is a connectome, anyway?
A connectome is a wiring diagram of the brain.
One-way trip to Mars seeking volunteers
Wanna spend the rest of your life on Mars?
Free courses from MIT and Harvard
Free online courses for those people interested in real learning!
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.
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!