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Inside the Artificial Brain That’s Remaking the Google Empire

Posted by Aaron Claassens on July 17, 2014 at 4:29pm 0 Comments

It was one of the most tedious jobs on the internet. A team of Googlers would spend day after day staring at computer screens, scrutinizing tiny snippets of street photographs, asking themselves the same question over and over again: “Am I looking at an address or not?’ Click. Yes. Click. Yes. Click.…

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David Chalmers: How do you explain consciousness?

Posted by Aaron Claassens on July 15, 2014 at 5:40pm 0 Comments

Our consciousness is a fundamental aspect of our existence, says philosopher David Chalmers: "There's nothing we know about more directly.... but at the same time it's the most mysterious phenomenon in the universe." He shares some ways to think about the movie playing in our heads.

Ray Kurzweil: Get ready for hybrid thinking

Posted by Aaron Claassens on June 4, 2014 at 3:09pm 0 Comments

Two hundred million years ago, our mammal ancestors developed a new brain feature: the neocortex. This stamp-sized piece of tissue (wrapped around a brain the size of a walnut) is the key to what humanity has become. Now, futurist Ray Kurzweil suggests, we should get ready for the next big leap in brain power, as we tap into the computing power in the cloud.

UFO Europe: The untold stories

Posted by Aaron Claassens on June 3, 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

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This Is Big: Scientists Just Found Earth's First Cousin

Posted by Aaron Claassens on April 23, 2014 at 11:05am 0 Comments

Meet Kepler-186f, the closest thing to our planet ever discovered—and maybe our best shot at locating life elsewhere in the universe.

Right now, 500 light years away from Earth, there's a planet that looks a lot like our own. It is bathed in dim orangeish light, which at high noon is only as bright…

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The Power of the Placebo

Posted by Aaron Claassens on February 21, 2014 at 3:48pm 0 Comments

Seeing The World Is Like Dancing With It

Posted by Aaron Claassens on February 6, 2014 at 1:43pm 0 Comments

by ALVA NOË

When we gaze up into the night sky, we look out into the past. Adam Frank makes this point eloquently in a recent post. And it is a point redolent with consequence in the field of physics. It is the starting point…

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Is this life real?

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 23, 2014 at 3:14pm 0 Comments

Philosophers and physicists say we might be living in a computer simulation, but how can we tell? And does it matter?

r species is not going to last forever. One way or another, humanity will vanish from the Universe, but before it does, it might summon together sufficient computing power to emulate…

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From i to u: Searching for the quantum master bit

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 23, 2014 at 2:38pm 0 Comments

Our best theory of nature has imaginary numbers at its heart. Making quantum physics more real conjures up a monstrous entity pulling the universe's strings

IF YOU'VE ever tried counting yourself to sleep, it's unlikely you did it using the square roots of sheep. The square root of a…

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Cosmic rays offer clue our universe could be a computer simulation

Posted by Aaron Claassens on January 16, 2014 at 4:17pm 0 Comments

If recent measurements of cosmic ray particles are correct, then we may have the first evidence that the universe as we know it is really a giant computer simulation.

Humans have explored the laws of our universe for many years now, and it's not uncommon to hear people talk about how…

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