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Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

May 26, 2015
The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari

Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.

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Technology

One step closer to artificial intelligence: Scientists create cells replicating human brain processes

May 23, 2015

Australian scientists have for the first time developed an electronic long-term memory cell that mimics the work of a human brain. Researchers say the discovery is a step towards creating a bionic brain. 494 more words

Technology

How Does Meditation Make You Smarter?

What’s encouraging about meditation is that even if we shut down, we can no longer shut down in ignorance. We see very clearly that we’re closing off.

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Google patents robots with personalities in first step towards the singularity

April 27, 2015

Google has been awarded a patent for the ‘methods and systems for robot personality development’, a glimpse at a future where robots react based on data they mine from us and hopefully don’t unite and march on city hall. 255 more words

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The Owner's Manual for the Brain

Everyday Applications from Mind-Brain Research By Pierce J. Howard PhD

This is an owner’s manual that you weren’t given at birth or afterwards to accompany your (theoretical) possession- your own brain. 270 more words

Books

3 Things Psychopaths Can Teach You About Being A Happier Person

You’re a good person. Or at least you’re trying to be. Me too. But that doesn’t mean we can’t learn a thing or two from the bad guys. 876 more words

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Zapping the Brain With Electricity Boosts People’s Creativity

British neuroscientists have claimed it can make people better at learning math. A team at Harvard has found promise for depression and chronic pain. Others are looking into using it to treat tinnitus and eating disorders and to speed up stroke recovery.

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Creativity