Biological and Genetic Computing Methods and the Human Mind

tatoeage old school go [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0375415467″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41KXDV672PL._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″] Have you heard of concepts such as biocomputing, computational gene, DNA computing and nanobiotechnology? In lay terms, these are fields of study or research involving computing or programming using enzymes, molecules, cells and DNA. This includes computing for the storage of memory in DNA, as if it were a hard-disk.…

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FutureMed 2020: The Future of Health

http://halfit.xyz/2018/08 in time download in hindi Serious Wonder has the opportunity to attend and cover FutureMed2020 this year. As describe on the site:  FutureMed “educates, informs and prepares physicians, innovators, inventors, investors and senior healthcare executives to understand and recognize the opportunities and disruptive influences of exponentially growing technologies within medicine and healthcare, and to understand how many rapidly developing and converging…

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Digital Outcasts

Digital outcasts are defined by Kel Smith as “those with physical and cognitive challenges left behind in the technological juggernaut that has defined that last quarter century”. These “outcasts” are not typically those with high disposable incomes in the usual 18-34 age demographic. They are often of the older generations. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”012404705X” locale=”us” height=”100″…

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Will We Start Living Through Surrogates?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B001Q4FGXK” locale=”us” height=”128″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/411oOsuvh9L._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]This article is inspired by the 2009 movie, Surrogates, and the reason is the oft occurrence of life imitating fiction, where the technology we read about in novels or see in movies appears eventually in real life. Fantasy or imagination has nothing to do with this article, save the declared inspiration…

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Inverting a Techno-Political Trope (Part Three)

Inverting a Techno-Political Trope: On The Hubris of Neo-Luddis (Part Two) (Editor’s Note: This article is Part Three of a series. Read Part One and Part Two.) [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B000VM4P9Y” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41mlV3t79IL._SL160_.jpg” width=”120″]The dichotomy between knowledge and device, between technology and methodology, doesn’t have a stable ontological ground in the first place. What is technology but…

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Marvels September 9th -16th 1.      Robo Bugs for Your Brain The disgusting, slimy, creepy crawlies might just one day save your life.  J. Marc Simard of the University of Maryland School of Medicine is working on the first ever “robot maggot” prototype designed to eat away brain tumors. These…

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