feature | Ray Kurzweil fondly remembers his mentor Marvin Minksy PhD

A fond memorial of Marvin Minsky, PhD by Ray Kurzweil.
January 1, 2016

Spirited machines: The robots of acclaimed high tech artist David Bent

January 1, 2010

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The Onion | World’s oldest neurosurgeon turns 100

October 21, 2010

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Accelerate with Acceler8or!

June 7, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

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Why SIRT1 in your brain may keep you smart

August 10, 2010 by David Despain

Can a protein called SIRT1 in your head boost brain power, learning and memory?

Health Tips | Cardio risks, Vitamin D, alcohol, salt, and yogurt

November 19, 2010 by David Despain

How to measure emotions

July 6, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Q Sensor Curve is designed to wear on the wrist, so it is comfortable and unobtrusive to wear all day at work, play, or sleep. This makes it ideal for long-term measurement in clinical and therapeutic research. (Credit: Affectiva)

essay | Reflections on the movie S1m0ne

August 25, 2002

Are ‘net neutrality’ rules a fed takeover of the Internet or a sell-out?

December 23, 2010 by Amara D. Angelica

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A + E | The musical stylings of Janelle Monae

February 1, 2013

Film Preview | Source Code movie combines mind-uploading, parallel universes, time travel, simulated reality

April 1, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

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New supercomputer on a chip ‘sees’ well enough to drive a car someday

September 16, 2010 by Amara D. Angelica

Convolutional neural networks or ConvNets are a multi-stage neural network that can model the way brain visual processing area V1, V2, V4, IT create invariance to size and position to identify objects. Each stage is composed of three layers: a filter bank layer, a non-linearity layer, and a feature pooling layer. A typical ConvNet is composed of one, two or three such 3-layer stages, followed by a classification module. (Yale University)

Visionary transhumanism and radical design to merge in New York City

May 10, 2011 by Amara D. Angelica

Still frame from "Generation 243," commissioned by Carnegie Mellon School of Computer Science for the lobby of their new building, the Gates/Hillman Center (credit: Scott Draves)

THE HUMAN MACHINE MERGER: ARE WE HEADED FOR THE MATRIX?

March 2, 2003 by Ray Kurzweil

Health Tips | Starting the New Year right

December 30, 2010 by David Despain
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