News Wrap: Middle East violence flares, leaving at least 3 dead

News Wrap: Middle East violence flares, leaving at least 3 dead

In the day’s other news: The national chair of the Democratic Party is calling for a recanvass of the Iowa presidential caucus results. Tom Perez said today that the public must have confidence in the outcome, after technical glitches marred the process. As of tonight, former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Vermont Senator Read more about News Wrap: Middle East violence flares, leaving at least 3 dead[…]

Is Technology the Answer to World Peace Or the Problem? | FULL DEBATE | Doha Debates

Is Technology the Answer to World Peace Or the Problem? | FULL DEBATE | Doha Debates

– Welcome. Hello, thank you for coming to this very special Doha Debate event. Now, our question for tonight for your consideration, peace tech. Can technology unlock world peace? We thought we’d start with a little one then. Now, we’ve stripped things right back. We are going to take the debate tonight to its simplest Read more about Is Technology the Answer to World Peace Or the Problem? | FULL DEBATE | Doha Debates[…]

Breathing may change your mind about free will

Breathing may change your mind about free will

So we studied the brain process of free will. What’s free? Take an example from dinner, whether you want water, beer or wine, or whether you want chocolate for dessert. Compare this with involuntary actions like trembling or other movements, withdrawing the hand from a hot plate. What we found, surprisingly, is that free will, Read more about Breathing may change your mind about free will[…]

Seeing is with the heart, action is with the lungs

Seeing is with the heart, action is with the lungs

What are the brain mechanisms of free will? Free will can be something like deciding to smell your favorite rose or to watch the sunset. Or perhaps you’re thirsty. Maybe your mouth is dry. Maybe you’re in a terribly hot desert, maybe you find a well in the desert. What exactly happens in your brain Read more about Seeing is with the heart, action is with the lungs[…]

Anne Kjaer Riechert: Tech for Peace

Anne Kjaer Riechert: Tech for Peace

How do we get, say, 600,000 people to collaborate on solving a problem together? It’s incredibly complex. That is where we need the technology to step in and create that kind of platform that allows people to communicate and talk. The great opportunity is, of course, we know exactly who is talking to whom at Read more about Anne Kjaer Riechert: Tech for Peace[…]

Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED

Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED

Worms. They’re weird, primitive creatures that seem to just squirm around senselessly. BUT this simplistic behavior is exactly what we are looking for in our endeavours to digitize a living brain. Now look at this. This..this looks like a robot being controlled by an ewok. But actually, this robot isn’t being controlled AT ALL. What Read more about Scientists Put the Brain of a Worm Into a Robot… and It MOVED[…]

Michio Kaku: The Universe in a Nutshell (Full Presentation) | Big Think
Cognite Tech Update | January 2020

Cognite Tech Update | January 2020

Hi! I’m Martin, and I’m back with a new Cognite Scoop, a quick update on the most exciting and interesting tech news from the Cognite team every month. There have been a lot of questions regarding our mentions of ADI and Console in the previous videos, so I thought we could go further into detail Read more about Cognite Tech Update | January 2020[…]