Tag Archive: mind

Auto Self Training

We train neural networks by pushing data through them repeatedly and correcting mistakes in the output, tweaking the pathways toward higher success rates. We also train the neural pathways in our brains in similar fashion, using repetition to lock knowledge into place, so it can be retrieved later. It is possible to train our brains …

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SLOMO

Disillusioned with his life, Dr. John Kitchin abandons his career as a neurologist and moves to Pacific Beach. There, he undergoes a radical transformation into SLOMO, trading his lab coat for a pair of rollerblades and his IRA for a taste of divinity.

The Sayings of Confucius – an AudioBook

THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUS – FULL AudioBook | Greatest Audio Books | Eastern Philosophy THE SAYINGS OF CONFUCIUS – FULL AudioBook | Greatest Audio Books – Confucianism is an ethical and philosophical system developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (孔夫子 Kǒng Fūzǐ, or K’ung-fu-tzu, lit. “Master Kong”, 551–479 BC). Confucianism originated as …

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Coursera Course List

Coursera has expanded their course list. Coursera – Courses at a Glance – [coursera.org] Here are a few examples from the list: A History of the World Since 1300 Algorithms Automata Calculus Cryptography Fantasy and Science Fiction: The Human Mind, Our Modern World Game Theory Human-Computer Interaction Internet History, Technology, and Security Logic Music Machine …

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College Degrees Must be Transformed

The way in which we use and maintain our educational base of knowledge is changing, and so must the way in which we measure that education. The college degree has long been one of the primary measures, but it is faced with pressure to transform itself into something new. As the price of a college …

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Strong Emotions Synchronize Brain Activity

Group consciousness and mob psychology have been experienced by many but explained by few. At the Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland, a research team has produced evidence that shared experiences producing an emotional reaction can lead to synchronized brain activity. Feeling strong emotions makes peoples’ brains ‘tick together’ Research team at Aalto University and Turku …

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