Science and Medicine

Monday links

Scientists Report Finding Reliable Way to Teleport DataIn a paper published in the journal Science, physicists at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience at the Delft University of Technology reported that they were able to reliably teleport information between two quantum bits separated by three meters, or about 10 feet—John Markoff in the New York Times […]

Monday links

Top Shelf 017: inside the home of the futureVideo at The Verge showing what a home may be like in the future Social Media OverloadAt PCMag, Coco Rocha says there are too many social networks taking up too much of people’s time and effort How the mobile revolution will transform health care around the worldConnected […]

Brain to brain connection

It’s getting more and more like science fiction. Here is a report of hooking together the brains of two human beings over the Internet and having one person move the other person’s hand by thinking about it. It’s a little scary.

Monday links

Computer Can Read Letters Directly from the BrainBy analysing MRI images of the brain with an elegant mathematical model, it is possible to reconstruct thoughts more accurately than ever before—ScienceDaily Why The App Won The Software WarThe rise of mobile applications has transformed the way we talk about technology—At ReadWrite, Devanshi Garg writes about the […]

Monday links

Microsoft’s bet on touch PCs fails to pay offBuyers reject touchscreen notebooks, spooked by higher prices and concerns about value of Windows 8′s touch UI—Gregg Keizer at Computerworld How You Can Buy Whatever Reputation You WantIn NY Magazine, Graeme Wood writes about how you can buy whatever reputation on the web that you want. High-Tech […]