Peter Diamandis Talks About Directed Goals for Billionaire Philanthropists

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July 7, 2015 - In his latest email blast Peter Diamandis talks about "impact pledges." What are they and how do they differ from the type of investment Bi

Is There Mental Telepathy in Our Future?

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June 17, 2015 - Researchers in Germany and the United States are decoding speech from brainwaves and turning them into text in a "brain-to-text" system that records signals from the cerebral cortex of epileptic patients.

Take Viagra to Fight Malaria - Are You Kidding?

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June 8, 2015 - A new study appearing in the journal PLOS Pathogens last month demonstrates that the drug sildenafil, known popularly as Viagra, could prevent

Multiple Sclerosis Research Identifies Role of Problem T Cells and Potential Treatments

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May 20, 2015 - I have previously written about autoimmune diseases of which multiple sclerosis (MS) is one.

Cosmetics Giant to Partner with 3D Printer to Create Skin for Product Testing

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May 13, 2015 - L'Oreal, the cosmetics company is into 3D printing seeing it as the future for skincare product testing.

Why I Give Loans to Kiva

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March 23, 2015 - Today I got an update on one of my recent loans to the Asociacion De Agua Oriental - Eden Group, who raised just under $20,000 U.S.

The Mayo Clinic Saves Victims of Stroke Remotely

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March 10, 2015 - I have the greatest of respect for the role Mayo Clinic has played in my family's life.

Gizmos & Gadgets - A Computer on a Thumb Drive

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January 4, 2015 - I am involved with the Global Learning XPrize Community. In my weekly information digest I learned about an invention that is democratizing computer usage in the Developing World. It takes advantage of the millions of nearly obsolescent personal computers and laptops in this world that have USB ports.

The Inevitable Cruelty of Algorithmic Mediation


On Christmas Eve, Eric Meyer posted a devastating personal account reminding us of the extraordinary cruelty of the lived experience of ever more prevailing algorithmic mediation.

Personal Space, Anonymity and Security in the 21st Century

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December 26, 2014 - A recent Pew Research poll, the results released in November, paint a disturbing picture about American concerns regarding the full implications of "big data." If unfamiliar with the term "big data" it refers to collections of data sets that can be mined and analyzed for patterns and trends providing insight into human behavior.

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