Virtual Reality: The Future of Social Media

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B0018QOWEU” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31BdF6eXTzL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] Whether you dismiss it as science fiction or not, virtual reality is inevitable. Just as self-flushing toilets that rely on sensor flush systems are a common reality today, though once probably a subject of humor, the communication of tomorrow is voiceless, virtually telepathic and touch-free; in other words,…

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Spyware for Your Brain

Since the launch of Google Glass, Oculus Rift, and the Google Chip, there is seemingly only a matter of time before the majority of human interface will take place through some type of virtual or internal lens.[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B002SUCMUG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/21ZgWG46YaL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″] These innovations offer new opportunities for interpersonal growth and technological expansion; and…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels : August 12th – 19th [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1613744307″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51xsdw3gf0L._SL160_.jpg” width=”108″]1.) The Jet Pack has Finally Arrived The long awaited Martin Jet Pack has now officially been granted permission to begin test flights by the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority. The inventor Glen Martin is confident that a military prototype will be…

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Cognition Control: How to Operate Your Awareness

Cognition Control Manual:  A philosophical drivers education for operating awareness along dendritic highways of the mind. Our brains contain miles upon miles of dendritic highways. Our awareness of these roads comes from within a perceptual windshield built upon our experiences, memories and thoughts. With this understanding of how the brain operates, how do we take…

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Your Next GUI Will be a BUI

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”012375030X” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61M9NAaydvL._SL160_.jpg” width=”129″]When the common language of computers was first being established, engineers had to agree that the piece of code 1101 was the equivalent to an A (example). This collaboration helped create a standard working model that current and future developers could use to build off of. As computers continued…

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Intellectual Orgasm: The New Digital Impulse

Intellectual Orgasm could be viewed as the new digital impulse to procreate advanced memes and to spread our cognitive DNA. It is this new “Trans-Sapien” drive that urges us to create more complex intellectual foreplay. We send pictures, texts and tweets of intellectual enlightenment. The digital universe is not a passive place. We are constantly…

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A Letter to Sergey Brin

Dear Mr. Brin, I’ve heard you are interested in the topics of aging and longevity. This is very cool, because fighting for radical life extension is the wisest and most humanitarian strategy. I would like to tell you what needs to be done, but, unfortunately, I haven’t got your email address, or any other way…

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The Psychology of Failed Predictions

Psychology plays a role in every decision that we make, from choosing a mate and starting a family to the advertisements that persuade us in purchasing the latest electronics. But what role does [easyazon-link asin=”1482098229″ locale=”us”]psychology[/easyazon-link] play when it comes to our ability to predict world events or the latest emerging technologies? Is it possible that we…

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I’s: Film Project Takes on the Singularity

For anyone with their eyes on the future, the merging of biological existence with technology seems certain. There are several different predictions for how this will all play out, and many points of view that are heavily dystopic in nature. However, on the more positive side of things, individuals such as Ray Kurzwiel have predicted…

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Technology and the Age of Transparency

Fears and concerns about an individual’s right to privacy have often been felt or vocalized in some respect, ever since surveillance technologies became widespread.  While measures like the Patriot Act and NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act) continue to raise flags and cause unrest in many, perhaps none of the above has garnered as much attention…

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