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Cranial Circuitry

In order to appreciate vast complexity it is necessary to zoom in. It does not do to try and grasp the entirety of the rain forest, to stand at its edge and to simply muse on the knowledge that there are nearly two million unique species that reside in its depths. 1,030 more words


Where Synapse meets Human+ | An open bibliography

“Reimagining human as user and user as not necessarily human.”
—Benjamin Bratton at #premsela15

The exhibition HUMAN+. The future of our species is being held as part of the CCCB’s Beta series of exhibitions. 854 more words


The Human Connectome

Last time we looked at the basic requirements for a software model of a computer and put a rough estimate on the size of such a model (about 2.5 terabytes). 1,924 more words


New discovery explains why binge drinking leads to alcohol dependence and suggests new treatments

“Why can’t you stop drinking?” This week at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Chicago, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago announced a new finding that provides a fresh answer to this persistent question that plagues people addicted to alcohol. 1,281 more words

Manos: The Hands of Fate (1967) - Blu-ray Review

Purchase Manos: The Hands of Fate  on Blu-ray from Amazon

If You’re Running Late, You Should Have Started Earlier

There’s not much that I could say about… 1,278 more words

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