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When Woman Is Boss: Tesla On Wifi And Gender Equality

Nikola Tesla predicted the empowerment of women through wireless technology in 1926.  (July 29,2015) – Hollywood, CA  In 1926, John B. Kennedy published an interview with…


Free Online Complexity Course Will Change Your World (No Math Required)

Topics include dynamics, chaos, fractals, information theory, self organization and agent based modeling and networks.  (July 6, 2015) – Santa Fe, NM Has it ever…


A Physicist’s Humanity in “Einstein!” (a play by Jack Fry)

“I wish I could blame falling in love on gravity.” – Albert Einstein  (June 21, 2015) – Santa Monica, CA It is easy to focus…


Google’s DeepMind Uses News Articles To Teach Computers To Read

The Daily Mail reported this story, making it perhaps the ultimate symbol of the recursive nature of deep machine learning. (June 18, 2015) – London,…


Birds Survived Meteor Strike 66M Years Ago To Evolve Human Speech

Most of life was wiped out 66 million years ago after a meteor strike and only a few species of birds survived life on…


Prep for Full-Body Cloaking: Body Can “Feel” Invisible with VR

What is it like to be invisible? Source – Nature, “Illusory ownership of an invisible body reduces autonomic and subjective social anxiety responses” There…


AI “Ava” from Film Ex Machina Can Schedule Your Meetings

The film studio A 24 teamed up with AI-powered personal assistant service x.ai so Ava can schedule your meetings. Source – Fastcocreate.com by Jeff Breer…


Bracewell’s Last Interview: Have Scientists Died Out?

Dr. Ronald Bracewell gave his last interview during the destruction of the Bracewell Observatory at Stanford University (March 10, 2006). Bracewell was a renowned…


FTW! Stanford Bioengineers Study Concussions

Researchers at Stanford study forces to better predict mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Sources – NIH, Stanford Magazine, Medium There has been a growing body of…