A graveyard for comets Implanting fake memories with optogenetics Blowing up the sun (on purpose) The hyperloop high-speed vacuum rail transit system It’s easier for aliens to visit than previously thought
Author Archives: Rob Boyle
Five for the Future 06-23-13
DNA fog to identify trespassers How transparent aluminum armor works Some unexpected outcomes that could follow the singularity If Earth had rings The Seager Equation, a companion to the Drake Equation for calculating our odds at finding alien life These and similar links can be found at https://delicious.com/infomorph
Five for the Future 05-15-13
Why would aliens obliterate our moon? Nanosponges to sop up bloodstream toxins New DNA-binding protein (fungal life only) The praxis of anarchist economics Intelligence explosion microeconomics We have a week left on our kickstarter for Transhuman! Check it out and help us reach our final stretch goals!
Five for the Future 05-08-13
Analyzing brainwaves to authenticate users Optogenetic mind control via pleasurable stimulation 11 of the weirdest solutions to the Fermi Paradox Metacognition not limited to humans Hallmarks of psychiatric illness revealed remotely Also, our Kickstarter campaign for the next EP book, Transhuman, continues to go strong! Check out our next batch of stretch goals!
Five for the Future 05-01-13
Software to reconstruct ancient languages Moore’s Law and the origin of life Blobs of computational “intelligent” goo Is there a case for robot slaves? Squeezing a washcloth in zero-g (video) Also, if you haven’t seen it yet, check out the Kickstarter campaign for our next EP book, Transhuman!