Pluto Loves you more than the NFL

As we look at the last week of the New Horizons mission, I can assure you without a doubt that the $720 million dollars spent on this project was put to good use and has resulted in some amazing new information. So let us summarize everything we have found so far, and keep in mind, this is just what we have had time to analyze:

How will Meshnets get adopted beyond early adopters and enthusiasts? Entertainment.

Last week I got a VIP offer from Spotify [2] for a new device called a Gramofon [3] (They had a Kickstarter [4] that completed in lat May earlier this year. It connects to an audio system and acts like a Spotify receiver, and your phone or tablet act as the remote control. The true
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Scientists crack the code as to how modular design can evolve. A potential AI milestone?

Our computers, our cars, our societies, our bodies, our automobile traffic, our network traffic, our brains and even our own solar system – all modular by design. Smaller mechanisms to complete a larger function. Where did it come from? And the bigger question – how did it happen?   Jeff Clune [2], Hod Lipson [3],
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Designing for the Brain: A Muse for Innovation

On June 27th, Google demoed work [2] that was being done for Google Glass (its augmented reality head-mounted display project) a device that would allow a heads up display to every day life by comfortably setting it in-front of the eye taking advantage of our field of view so it “feels” natural. Certain innovations need
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CH Review: Mitch Altmans NeuroDreamer Kickstarter

[2] Couple weeks ago, @BrainAnalyser [3] made a mention of Mitch Altmans NeuroDreamer Kickstarter on Twitter and was instantly excited and reached out to Mitch for a demo device, and have to say, for a demo device, and the first implementation of the NeuroDreamer, it’s pretty fantastic. I’m a big advocate of binaural beats and
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What can electronic brains dream about?

It only seems fitting that IBM (in conjunction with 5 other major universities and DARPA), the company that brought us Jeopardy champ, artificial intelligence computer, Watson, would be who brings us something straight out of science fiction novels. The NeuroSynaptic Chip The first of its kind to process in the same fashion as the brain
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Increased Physical Activity Confirmed Link to Cognitive Health in Older Adults

This may seem as no surprise at first glance; however, the difference is this time around University of Florida researchers actually monitored and collected activity data. In a news report released by University of Florida News, this new research improves on previous studies by recording the actual energy expended, as well as monitoring the consumption
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3D Realtime representation of Conscience

In mid-June, Professor Brian Pollard of Manchester spoke to the European Anesthesiology Congress in Amsterdam regarding a 3D real time representation of changes in electricity in the brain as it slips from consciousness using a light weight machine that can fit on a small push cart called fEITER (“functional electrical impedance tomography by evoked response)
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CES 2011 Brings the Ultimate Battle of the Minds!

  Thanks to a friend at CES looks like Mattel has found good fortune using NeuroSkyS Think Gear Technology. We were sent pictures from CES 2011 of what looks to be the ultimate battle of the minds: Mind Flex DUAL! We have a video too but are waiting for the upload. No further information has been
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BCInet releases Neural Impulse Actuator SDK!

So it looks like after many months the Beta SDK for the (once OCZ now) BCInet NIA (Neural Impulse Actuator) has finally been released. When going to the site [3] you will see the following message: Thank you for your interest in the Windows SDK. Due to popular response, our open beta test has
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