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    Is your brain a computer?

    But perhaps what brains and computers do is fundamentally the same, even if the architecture is different. “What the brain seems to be doing is quite aptly described as information processing,” says Megan Peters, a cognitive scientist at the University of California, Irvine. “The brain takes spikes [brief bursts of activity that last about a tenth of a second] and sound waves and photons and converts it into neural activity—and that neural activity represents information.” Richards, who agrees with Cobb that brains work very differently from today’s digital computers, nonetheless believes the brain is, in fact, a computer. “A  

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    10 Fantastic Web Design Portfolio To Spark Your Brain

    Are you looking to revamp your web design portfolio, or you wanted to create an excellent web design portfolio? Here are some of the fantastic tools offering inspiration to make things look great. Irrespective of whether you are an experienced or a newbie, any of these graphic design portfolios will boost your creativity. A portfolio website design is a great way to create the first impression on your audiences and build your brand. It attracts a lot of clients keeping things well-organized and crisp. The portfolio sites listed here are the best and help you create your own portfolio.  

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    New Brain Implant Turns Visualized Letters into Text

    When we move, sense or speak—or do just about anything—our brain generates a specific pattern of electrical activity. And for decades, scientists have been connecting those impulses to machines, not only to understand and treat brain diseases but also to help people with disabilities. Brain-computer interfaces, or BCIs, can restore movement in people with paralysis and may help treat neurological and psychiatric diseases. The next frontier in BCIs may be things like the lowly text message; typing still poses maddeningly difficult challenges to bioengineers. A study published today in Nature reports on a brain implant that will allow people with  

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    Facebook Teases Technology That Allows Your Brain To Control A Computer

    National Review Beyond Bitcoin, It’s Time for Cryptocurrency Boards In 1999, Milton Friedman, the world’s foremost monetary luminary, foretold the rise of cryptocurrencies. Here’s what he had to say: I think that the Internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. The one thing that’s missing, but that will soon be developed, is a reliable e-cash method whereby on the Internet you can transfer funds from A to B without A knowing B or B knowing A. The way I can take a $20 bill, hand it over to you, and then  

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