Order & Chaos

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This is an eclectic roundup of science, technology, business and psychology topics from Age of Robots, The Science of Psychotherapy, The Neuropsychotherapist magazine, The Well Developed Mind, Dahlitz Media Lab, Safineia, and affiliated projects.

  • New Algorithm Efficiently Finds Antibiotic Candidates
    Search Technique Avoids Wasting Time, Expense on Rediscovering Known Compounds If you’re looking for a needle in a haystack, it’s best to know what hay looks like. An international team of researchers has applied this idea to the search for new pharmaceuticals, developing a technique that reduces the chances of ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-27
  • Implantable, biodegradable devices speed nerve regeneration in rats
    New research sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies “At issue is intuitive moral judgment, which is the snap decision that people make about whether something is ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-26
  • Researchers demonstrate first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine
    Biodegradable implant provides electrical stimulation that speeds nerve regeneration Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed the first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve. The ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-25
  • Implantable, biodegradable devices speed nerve regeneration in rats
    Pulses of electrical stimulation help heal injured nerves Car accidents, sports injuries, even too much typing and texting can injure the peripheral nerves, leaving people with numbness, tingling and weakness in their hands, arms or legs. Recovery can take months, and doctors have little to offer to speed it along. ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-22
  • Scientists use AI to develop better predictions of why children struggle at school
    Scientists using machine learning – a type of artificial intelligence – with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given. The researchers from the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-21
  • AI Algortithm Rediscovers Ancient Chinese Wisdom
    by S.N. Geiger and E. D’Alessandro Artificial Intelligence rediscovering Ancient Chinese medical wisdom Heinrich Schliemann is regarded as the discoverer of the historical city of Troy. While there are many criticisms about the way he conducted his excavations and about how he used to credit himself with accomplishments he didn’t ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-15
  • Children’s Violent Video Game Play Associated with Increased Physical Aggressive Behavior
    Dartmouth Analysis of Multiple Studies Demonstrates How Effect Varies Across Ethnicity Violent video game play by adolescents is associated with increases in physical aggression over time, according to a Dartmouth meta-analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Although most researchers on the subject agree that playing ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-14
  • Virtual Reality can improve performance during exercise
    Researchers report virtual reality can help to lower pain levels and increase performance when undertaking physical activity The research, led by PhD candidate Maria Matsangidou from EDA, set out to determine how using VR while exercising could affect performance by measuring a raft of criteria: heart rate, including pain intensity, perceived ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-13
  • The State of The Future? Maybe it’s not as bad as you think
    Is the glass half full or half empty?  When it comes to the state of our future as a civilization, all too many people see no middle ground The glass is either bone dry or overflowing.  Hollywood’s apocalyptic future visions haunt all too many of us.  On the other hand, ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-12
  • BCP collaborates with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre on reconfigurable floor structure
    Working in conjunction with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, BCP (Bespoke Composite Panels) have manufactured a reconfigurable floor structure used to mount various robots and machinery AMRC has a global reputation for helping companies overcome manufacturing problems and one of the areas they can ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-11
  • Smart devices could soon tap their owners as a battery source
    In a study published by the Advanced Energy Materials journal, scientists from Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) detail an innovative solution for powering the next generation of electronic devices by using Triboelectric Nanogenerators (TENGs). Along with human movements, TENGs can capture energy from common energy ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-07
  • WSU researchers develop sugar-powered sensor to detect, prevent disease
    Researchers at Washington State University have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body’s biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases A cross-disciplinary research team led by Subhanshu Gupta, assistant professor in WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, developed the unique sensor, ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-06
  • A Self-Powered Heart Monitor Taped To The Skin
    Scientists have developed a human-friendly, ultra-flexible organic sensor powered by sunlight, which acts as a self-powered heart monitor Previously, they developed a flexible photovoltaic cell that could be incorporated into textiles. In this study, they directly integrated a sensory device, called an organic electrochemical transistor—a type of electronic device that ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-05
  • Scientists Unlock Secret Of How The Brain Encodes Speech
    Progress toward decoding speech to help completely paralyzed people like Stephen Hawking talk again People like the late Stephen Hawking can think about what they want to say, but are unable to speak because their muscles are paralyzed. In order to communicate, they can use devices that sense a person’s ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-04
  • Light Exchange
    A quantum gate between atoms and photons may help in scaling up quantum computers The quantum computers of the future will be able to perform computations that cannot be done on today’s computers. These may likely include the ability to crack the encryption that is currently used for secure electronic ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-29
  • Artificial Intelligence Guides Rapid Data-Driven Exploration of Changing Underwater Habitats
    Researchers aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor used autonomous underwater robots, along with the Institute’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) SuBastian, to acquire 1.3 million high resolution images of the seafloor at Hydrate Ridge, composing them into the largest known high resolution color 3D model of the seafloor. Using unsupervised ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-28
  • How unsecured, obsolete medical record systems and medical devices put patient lives at risk
    A team of physicians and computer scientists at the University of California has shown that it is easy to modify medical test results remotely by attacking the connection between hospital laboratory devices and medical record systems These types of attacks might be more likely used against high-profile targets, such as ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-24
  • New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance
    A self-powered sensor developed at the University of Waterloo could allow doctors to remotely monitor the recovery of surgical patients. The small, tube-like device is designed to be fitted to braces after joint surgery to wirelessly send information to computers, smartphones or smartwatches to track range of motion and other ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-23
  • Research Brief: Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’
    A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface This discovery marks a significant step toward creating a “bionic eye” that could someday help blind people see or sighted people see better. The ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-22
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain
    The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and Matthew Dahlitz By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy to education, this book answers many of the questions that teachers ponder at one time or another during their career. Questions such as: Why do some students ease into ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-08-03
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide To The Brain
    I’m proud to announce the release of the second book in our “Essential Guide to the Brain” series: The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and myself. Here’s a bit of what Karen had to say in the preface: By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-30
  • A Guide to Setting Up a Podcast
    efore we get into any of the details below you could go straight to smartpassiveincome.com and take the free course on podcasting by Pat Flynn Pat is an absolute hero in this space and is killing it when it comes to podcasting. If you haven’t done so I’d encourage you ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-07
  • How much to pay freelance writers
    Working out how much a freelancer is worth hinges on a lot of variables. The infographic below is a great summary of some of those variables with actual rates (in US dollars). This very helpful graphic comes from FAQ: How Much Should I Pay a Freelance Writer? ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-27
  • Creating a Wikipedia Account
    A step by step guide on creating an account with Wikipedia ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-26
  • Make Money Online Through Book Depository
    What is Book Depository Affiliate Program It’s a way to monetize books that are sold by The Book Depository by putting links to their books on your website or social media platforms.  When someone makes a book purchase using that referred link then you automatically earn commissions for each validated ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-26
  • How To Create An Amazon Affiliate Account
    Being an Amazon affiliate is a great way to create some passive income from your active website. You can advertise books and items that are closely related to the subject matter of your content and people who click through to Amazon via those advertisements are tracked with your unique code ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-17
  • Setting up a YouTube channel for business
    What You Need To Know To Set Up Your YouTube Channel For Business 1. Create a Google Account To get started on creating you YouTube channel you must first have a Google account. If you are doing this for business then create a separate account for your business (or use an ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-12
  • Mind-Brain-Gene Mastermind
    Mind-Brain-Gene Mastermind with special guest John Arden Tuesday 6 March 2018, 12:00pm-2pm (GMT-07:00) Mountain Time (US & Canada) The focus for this mastermind group: John Arden has synthesized the substantial literature on psychoneuroimmunology and epigenetics, combining it with the neuroscience of emotional, interpersonal, cognitive, dynamics, with psychotherapeutic approaches and offers ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-01-19
  • Entrepreneurial Growth: Unlocking Your Maximum Potential
    Entrepreneurial Growth: Unlocking Your Maximum Potential Tuesday, January 30 at 6 PM – 8 PM Logan Startup Hub 1/6 Booran Drive, Underwood QLD 4119 Book Here Free presentation at the Logan Startup Hub! Have you experienced roadblocks or plateaus in the growth of your business or entrepreneurial venture? Getting to ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-01-10

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