Among other things I am testing these days there’s @producthunt. Most useful website I’ve seen in a long time. Too bad I can’t comment there

Gergely Boganyi’s Concert Piano Redesign

If you hear voices in your head, that’s bad. If you hear piano music in your head, that’s not so bad, particularly if you’re a professional pianist. Yet Gergely Bogányi still found it disturbing, because the sonorous quality of the music in his brain exceeded the sound a piano can actually pr…

Brain-to-brain communication has arrived. How we did it


You may remember neuroscientist Miguel Nicolelis — he built the brain-controlled exoskeleton that allowed a paralyzed man to kick the first ball of the 2014 World Cup. What’s he working on now? Building ways for two minds (rats and monkeys, for now) to send messages brain to brain. Watch to the end…

The Shape of the App Store

Every developer knows how tough it can be to make a living on the App Store. There’s a lot of money being made there, but it’s not spread very evenly. Those at the top of the charts make the lion’s…

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Medieval Selfies

Self-portraits of medieval book artisans are as exciting as they are rare. In the age before the modern camera there were limited means to show others what you looked like. In the very late medieva…

The emergent genius of ant colonies

One of the most fascinating talk I have ever seen.

Deborah Gordon studies ant colonies in the Arizona desert to understand their complex social system. She asks: How do these chitinous creatures get down to business — and even multitask when they need to — with no language, memory or visible leadership? Her answers could lead to a better understan…

Hyperthymesia – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Individuals with hyperthymesia can recall almost every day of their lives in near perfect detail, as well as public events that hold some personal significance to them. Those affected describe their memories as uncontrollable associations, when they encounter a date, they “see” a vivid depiction of that day in their heads. Recollection occurs without hesitation or conscious effort.

Hyperthymesia is the condition of possessing an extremely detailed autobiographical memory. Hyperthymesiacs remember an abnormally vast number of their life experiences.

Na nanna na nanna nannanananna nanna na nah

(and no: I am not going to open it and build it)