With Virtual Reality headsets coming out right around the corner, how can the gap with experience become more immersive?
Source: Stimulating Reality with Forced Haptic Feedback
A newly founded artificial intelligence lab, called Vicarious, wants to build the world’s first, unified artificial intelligence that can match human intelligence.
Source: Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg invested in the ultimate AI
Have you ever thought about what to do after graduation? Have you prepared yourself during graduate school for getting a job? Have you ever thought to work outside of academia after graduation? Have you ever thought to pursue an academic research career? Do you know how to find a job in research settings? If all of your answers for these questions are “NO”, YOU ARE VERY WELCOME TO OUR EVENT: “Leaving the Hallowed Halls: Various Ways of Working in Research” You will have a chance for LISTENING, ASKING QUESTIONS, and NETWORKING to the outstanding professionals working in various research settings after their graduate school. Panelists: Andy Nealen, Assistant Professor- Game Innovation Lab-NYU Computer Science and Engineering Anita Schmid, Senior Data Scientist, OnDesk Jennifer Drake, Assistant Professor- CUNY Brooklyn College, Psychology Department Joanna Serafin, Research Coordinator- SUNY Downstate Medical School, Department of Anesthesiology John Capman, Research Analyst- CUNY Robert Duncan, Associate Professor- CUNY York College-CUNY The Games Network
Source: Leaving the Hallowed Halls: Various Ways of Working in Research Tickets, New York | Eventbrite
Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.
Source: BBC – Future – What is it like to have never felt an emotion?
“When you are courting a nice girl an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity,” Einstein.
Source: Time slows down when people try to fight their racial bias
A new study takes a look at how the human brain creates new thoughts. Their find a sort of conceptual algebra similar to the workings of silicon computers.
Source: How does our brain form new thoughts
Scientists have developed devices that move us one step closer towards eliminating the need for animal testing.
Source: $0.25 “mini-brains” could replace animal testing
Not everybody is able to perceive, appreciate or memorize music, to sing or to dance. But exactly what makes some people unable to enjoy music?
Source: Life without music – study looks at brain with amusia
People think they like creativity. But teachers, scientists, and executives are biased against new ways of thinking.
Source: Why Experts Reject Creativity – The Atlantic
Why did a respected psychiatrist and beloved grandfather become a major drug dealer?
Source: A Criminal Mind — The California Sunday Magazine