LATEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY NEWS

LATEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY NEWS

The world’s fastest video camera

May 6, 2017

 

Elias Kristensson and Andreas Ehn (credit: Kennet Ruona)Can capture rapid processes in chemistry, physics, biology and biomedicine that so far have never been caught on film

A research group at Lund University in Sweden has developed a video camera* that can record at a rate equivalent to five trillion images per second, or events as short as 0.2 trillionths of a second. This is far faster than has previously been possible (100,000 images per second). The new super-fast camera can capture … more…

NEW BLOG POSTS

The Guardian | God in the Machine: my strange journey into transhumanism

May 8, 2017

 

The Guardian - B3Essay on the future of human spirituality inspired by Ray Kurzweil’s writings

publication: The Guardian column: The Long Read story title: God in the Machine: my strange journey into transhumanism story author: by Meghan O’Gieblyn date: April 18, 2017 story excerpts from essay with Ray Kurzweil: 1. |  Humanity will change the nature of mortality in our post-biological future I first read Ray Kurzweil’s book The Age of …more…

NEW BOOKS

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

author | Cal Newport

 

deep-work-coverIn this strong self-help book, Cal Newport (So Good They Can’t Ignore You) declares that the habits of modern professionals—checking email at all hours, rushing from meeting to meeting, and valuing multitasking above all else—only stand in the way of truly valuable work. According to him, everyone should practice deep work: “professional activities performed in … more…