DARPA funds $70 million for brain implants for emotional mind control

The positive spin is DARPA is spending $70 million for a program that will try to develop brain implants able to regulate emotions in the mentally ill and the negative spin is US military researchers are developing brain implants for mind control. The U.S. military has a goal to use brain implants to read, and …

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More published evidence of Quantum Entanglement with Dwave Systems Qubits

A new paper published today in Phys Rev X demonstrates eight qubit entanglement in a D-Wave processor, which is a world record for solid state qubits. This is an exceptional paper with an important result. The picture below measures a quantity that, if negative, verifies entanglement. The quantity s is the time — the quantum …

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Robotic Truck Convoys that closely follow a human driven lead truck for energy efficiency drafting

A recent demonstration involving two trucks tethered by computer control shows how automation and vehicle-to-vehicle communication are creeping onto the roads. A pair of trucks convoying 10 meters apart on Interstate 80 just outside Reno, Nevada, might seem like an unusual sight—not to mention unsafe. But the two trucks doing this a couple of weeks …

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Robotic Truck Convoys that closely follow a human driven lead truck for energy efficiency drafting

A recent demonstration involving two trucks tethered by computer control shows how automation and vehicle-to-vehicle communication are creeping onto the roads. A pair of trucks convoying 10 meters apart on Interstate 80 just outside Reno, Nevada, might seem like an unusual sight—not to mention unsafe. But the two trucks doing this a couple of weeks …

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Google demographics are less White than General US Workforce and many commentators group Google’s Asian Demographics in with White

Google released the demographics of its almost 50,000 person workforce. Thirty percent of Google’s 46,170 employees worldwide are women, the company said, and 17 percent of its technical employees are women. Comparatively, 47 percent of the total work force in the United States is women and 20 percent of software developers are women, according to …

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Google demographics are less White than General US Workforce and many commentators group Google’s Asian Demographics in with White

Google released the demographics of its almost 50,000 person workforce. Thirty percent of Google’s 46,170 employees worldwide are women, the company said, and 17 percent of its technical employees are women. Comparatively, 47 percent of the total work force in the United States is women and 20 percent of software developers are women, according to …

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Wrist Mounted Flamethrowers, Magnetic Boots from the inventor of stainless steel retractable Wolverine Claws

Spiting 12ft flames from your wrist sounds a tough challenge but really it boils down to how badass you want to feel. So here is how it all comes together in a loverly stainless steel peice of art. Magnetic boots for walking upside down on a ceiling The whole process of making the magnets and …

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Wrist Mounted Flamethrowers, Magnetic Boots from the inventor of stainless steel retractable Wolverine Claws

Spiting 12ft flames from your wrist sounds a tough challenge but really it boils down to how badass you want to feel. So here is how it all comes together in a loverly stainless steel peice of art. Magnetic boots for walking upside down on a ceiling The whole process of making the magnets and …

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Ultrasonics and 3D printed casts can help bones and wounds heal 40-80% faster

3d printed custom casts combine low-intensity, pulsed ultrasound (LIPUS) bone stimulator system: Single 20 minute daily sessions this system promises to reduce the healing process up to 38% and increase the heal rate up to 80% in non-union fractures. Osteoid Medical cast, attachable bone stimulator by Deniz Karasahin won a design award. In order to …

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