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The Sensorium: A Multimodal Neurofeedback Environment

The Sensorium: A Multimodal Neurofeedback Environment

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Sensorium is a neurofeedback environment that allows people to experience signals from their non-perceptible body processes visually and auditorily. Various (neuro-)physiological rhythms and frequencies are projected simultaneously as soundscapes and “lightscapes” into the environment. A wireless physiological amplifier device se...

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Tutorial:Tracking Mental Improvements due to Nootropics

Tutorial:Tracking Mental Improvements due to Nootropics

There are countless studies on the efficacy of nootropics, and racetams in particular, but there is an individualist element missing from all of these. Whether piracetam can improve cognitive ability in rats or even large groups of other people might make it worthwhile to try it yourself. However, without an understanding of whether or not the nootropics are actually improving your brain, it becom...

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Bigger Than Google

Bigger Than Google

Former Chief Technology Officer of Siemens Infrastructure and Cities Peter Torrellas shares his vision for a business opportunity that is bigger than Google: sharing our experiences and emotions.

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Doctors are practicing reimbursement based medicine and not evidence based medicine.

Attending Futuremed this year at the Hotel Coronado this year was an eye opener and reaffirmed much of what I learned over the years by the top innovators and healthcare professionals from around the world. Why would I write an article on this theme and what does this have to do with transhumanism? Well one important point I wanted to make was if you want to make it to the singularity you have to ...

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Molecules in the Blood that Signal Self-Destruction

Molecules in the Blood that Signal Self-Destruction

My theme the last few weeks has been the signals that trigger the body’s self-destruction with age. The easiest to target are molecules that circulate in the blood. Last week, I covered a few that decrease in blood concentration as we age, and that cripple our defenses. This week, I’ll talk about signals that increase as we age, and that activate self-destruction. There are two principal mecha...

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Vaccinate your life against B.S.O.D – Insure your memories.

Vaccinate your life against B.S.O.D – Insure your memories.

As our Biological (analog) life get’s more entwined with the Digital world we have created, chances are, there might be options worth exploring. It all comes down to “Sampling” – taking snapshots of our analog lives and storing them digitally. Today, with reasonable precision we can sample, store and re-create most of our primary senses, digitally. Sight via cameras, sound via microphones, touch v...

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Stylometric analysis to track anonymous users in the underground

Stylometric analysis to track anonymous users in the underground

According an interesting study presented by researcher Sadia Afroz at last edition of Chaos Communication Congress in Germany, the 29C3, up to 80 percent of certain anonymous underground forum users can be identified using linguistics, a data that is stunning in my opinion. Sadia is member of the The Drexel and George Mason universities research team composed of Aylin Caliskan Islam, Ariel Stolerm...

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