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September 23, 2011
Gallant Lab at University of California Berkeley | The left clip is a segment of a Hollywood movie trailer that the subject viewed while in the magnet. The right clip shows the reconstruction of this segment from brain activity measured using fMRI.
The procedure is as follows:
-  Record brain activity while the subject watches several hours of movie trailers.
-  Build dictionaries (i.e., regression models) that
July 11, 2012
There have been remarkable advances in understanding the brain, but how do you actually study the neurons inside it? Using gorgeous imagery, neuroscientist and TED Fellow Carl Schoonover shows the tools that let us see inside our brains.
Carl Schoonover is a neuroscientist and one of the founders of NeuWrite, a collaboration between writers and neuroscientist.
Video Source: TED
October 24, 2014
Eustace made history with a near space dive from a high altitude balloon at approximately 135,000 feet. Eustace broke several records, including national record for highest exit altitude; world and national record for free fall under a drogue chute; national record for vertical… read more
January 25, 2010
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March 10, 2010
FILM WEBSITE | Imagine a 120-year-old living like today’s 50 year-olds. Possible? Yes, according to the scientists in Robert Kane Pappas’ new film, To Age or Not to Age. The scientists featured have found the means to postpone and possibly mitigate diseases tied to aging, such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative diseases, and diabetes. Genes that control aging, among them SIRT2/SIRT1 genes, when altered, may, as a side effect increase… read more
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Film's Official Website and Blog
September 9, 2010
3D images have made work a little easier for surgeons at the University Hospitals of Geneva. The imaging helps plan operations and improve doctors’ precision, allowing them to see inside the body they’re about to go to work on.
Video Source: euronews
January 2, 2011
Creators Brian Yung & Hanson Jiang, Cornell University | The Rhythm Ring interactive rhythm sequencer is an engaging musical device that enables the user to create a plethora of rhythms and beat patterns with the touch of their own fingers.
Besides being fun to play with, the Rhythm Ring provides a tangible method of arranging a musical rhythm. In our design, the user can arrange beats and… read more
Video Source: Brian Yung & Hanson Jiang, Cornell University
Rhythm Ring website
February 17, 2011
IBM Labs | IBM explores its “Next Five in Five” — a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years. The “Next Five in Five” is based on market and societal trends expected to transform our lives, as well as emerging technologies from IBM’s Labs around the world that can make these innovations possible.
Video Source: IBM Labs
IBM Labs YouTube Channel
March 23, 2010
DAVID ORBAN | Conversation with Vernor Vinge on the Technological Singularity. Vernor Vinge published the original article at a NASA conference in 1993 that reintroduced and popularized the concept of the Technological Singularity.
Video Source: David Orban
September 10, 2010
When it comes to making driving safer, much has been done over the past decades but there is still much work to do. The European Union is currently backing a scheme to analyse drivers’ habits in order to reduce the number of road accidents.
Video Source: Euronews
January 27, 2011
New Scientist | Microsoft Kinect’s game controllers have been popular with hackers since their launch in November last year. The sophisticated depth-sensing camera can detect your gestures from afar, typically to play video games. But we’ve seen it hacked to control a digital bird, morph an image and even to apply digital clothing to a topless man (watch these hacks here). Now developer Taylor Veltrop has used the system… read more
Video Source: New Scientist
Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360
February 13, 2011
IBM | Ultra-low power device could greatly further energy efficient computing: IBM scientists today unveiled a significant step towards replacing electrical signals that communicate via copper wires between computer chips with tiny silicon circuits that communicate using pulses of light. As reported in the recent issue of the scientific journal Nature, this is an important advancement in changing the way computer chips talk to each other.
The device, called… read more
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Original IBM press release