Great Year for TED – Bill Gates Unplugged

Feb 6th, 2009 | By

Caught this talk from Bill Gates this week and although he may not be the most inspiring or poetic of speakers he is perhaps the most influential man in our lifetimes and that alone puts me in a state of awe to listen to. A man that can forever change the world perhaps more than
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Understanding the 10th Dimension

Jan 29th, 2009 | By

For all of us saps who are stuck thinking in 3 dimensional terms(which was sooooooo 1992 by the way) it is time your perspective on time and space and take a crash course on understanding the 10th dimension. An interesting video none-the-less

Weizmann Institute of Science Creates Artificial Nervous System / Genetic Circuit

Jan 28th, 2009 | By

It can go either way: Is it a synthetic nervous system or is it a genetic computer? Either way Prof. Elisha Moses of the Physics of Complex Systems Department, Drs. Ofer Feinerman and Assaf Rotem crossed the first bridge creating circuits and logic gates with live lab grown nerves. Test-tube neurons don’t automatically form complex
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Why do people vote Republican?

Jan 26th, 2009 | By So the Question is: Why the heck do people, especially those in business, vote towards a right-winged party when the opposition is painfully the clear choice for better business or other things? By Jonathan Haidt tackles this from a psychological point of view in his September 16th, 2008 Alternet article.  He starts off by
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Katalyst Celebrity Pledge Video – Powerful signs of the change Obama is a sign of

Jan 21st, 2009 | By

Saw this on Myspace today and was moved by the power.. We’ve seen videos like this in the past, and well a ton of them leading up to the victory of Obama but for some reason this one resonated even more powerfully.  The key will be to continue this message for years and years, saturating
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QWERTY vs Dvorak Myth Debunked – and how!

Jan 19th, 2009 | By Wow this is an insanely indepth article on one of the myths that has been touting by people ranging from Spielburg to Wazniak.  Next time you hear someone try to use the QWERTY vs Nvorak line to back up a claim that superior products don’t always win market position you have ammo.  Great article
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Strike one more up for Evolution – First tool use shown in Wild Gorillas

Jan 17th, 2009 | By

In an article submitted in 2005 scientists observed the first tool use from Wild Gorilla’s, scientists Thomas Breuer1,2*, Mireille Ndoundou-Hockemba1, and Vicki Fishlock1 (working with Wildlife Conservation Society, Mbeli Bai Study, Nouabalé-Ndoki Project, Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, and the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany ) observerd a Gorilla using a walking stick
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Japanese Researches successfully reconstruct images from the brain into Images on a screen

Dec 11th, 2008 | By

In a historic moment Researches at the Japanese ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratory were able to digitize images from thought patterns in a human brain directly onto a computer screen. Researches(Yukiyasu Kamitani, who is with the ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories in Kyoto, Japan, and Frank Tong from Princeton University), under the direction of Mitsua Kawato first
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Mike Huckabee on Jon Stewart

Dec 10th, 2008 | By One of the best engaging discussions I have seen on his show in a very long time..  Jon makes some great points that will stay in my mind for a while and while I disagree whole-heartedly, especially when it came to gay marriage, with the man my respect for Mr. Huckabee ballooned after seeing
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Laser TV not Vaporware afterall – Mitsubishi releases LaserVue

Nov 27th, 2008 | By I’ve been following Laser TV technology for some time now and for a bit there I was convinced this was all Vaporware.  Years of promises and nothing to show for them.  Well that is all changed now with the release of Mitsubishi’s ‘LaserVue’ TV.  The 65-inch LaserVue (L65A90) TV features 500 nits of brightness;
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