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The Smartphone Brain Scanner: A Portable Real-Time Neuroimaging System. Corrections 25 Apr 2014: The PLOS ONE Staff(2014)Correction: The Smartphone Brain Scanner: A Portable Real-Time Neuroimaging System.PLoS ONE 9(4):e96652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096652 | View correction Combining low-cost wireless EEG sensors with smartphones offers novel opportunities for mobile brain imaging in an everyday context.

The Smartphone Brain Scanner: A Portable Real-Time Neuroimaging System

Here we present the technical details and validation of a framework for building multi-platform, portable EEG applications with real-time 3D source reconstruction. Social Innovation Generation ( Using Neuroscience To Design a Better Blog - AdPushup. Many of us have read about case studies where a simple alteration resulted in higher conversions, whether it be increase in opt-ins, decreased bounce rate, more traffic, or even sales.

Using Neuroscience To Design a Better Blog - AdPushup

Take these for example: A Tiny Self-Contained Darknet. Austerity U: Preparing University and College Students for Precarious Lives. By Alan Sears and James Cairns Almost everywhere you look around the world, policy-makers are introducing big changes to university systems and pondering deeper transformation.

Austerity U: Preparing University and College Students for Precarious Lives

It isn’t surprising that these changes take different forms on campuses in countries as different as Canada, Britain, the United States, Chile, Greece, and India, but there are also important common themes in the change agenda globally. Imperial Conquest: America’s “Long War” against Humanity. The following text was presented at the Rosa Luxemburg Conference, Berlin, January 11, 2014.

Imperial Conquest: America’s “Long War” against Humanity

The event was organized by the German daily “junge Welt”. Type IPA phonetic symbols - online keyboard. Welcome to the Orion's Arm Universe Project. The Second Apocalypse - Index. Grassroots Advertising. Tor Project: Anonymity Online. On Early Warning Signs. At a closed meeting held in Boston in October 2009, the room was packed with high-flyers in foreign policy and finance: Henry Kissinger, Paul Volcker, Andy Haldane, and Joseph Stiglitz, among others, as well as representatives of sovereign wealth funds, pensions, and endowments worth more than a trillion dollars—a significant slice of the world’s wealth.

On Early Warning Signs

The session opened with the following telling question: “Have the last couple of years shown that our traditional finance/risk models are irretrievably broken and that models and approaches from other fields (for example, ecology) may offer a better understanding of the interconnectedness and fragility of complex financial systems?” Science is a creative human enterprise. Collective Intelligence. It's also possible for groups of people to work together in ways that seem pretty stupid, and I think collective stupidity is just as possible as collective intelligence.

Collective Intelligence

Part of what I want to understand and part of what the people I'm working with want to understand is what are the conditions that lead to collective intelligence rather than collective stupidity. But in whatever form, either intelligence or stupidity, this collective behavior has existed for a long time. What's new, though, is a new kind of collective intelligence enabled by the Internet. Think of Google, for instance, where millions of people all over the world create web pages, and link those web pages to each other. Then all that knowledge is harvested by the Google technology so that when you type a question in the Google search bar the answers you get often seem amazingly intelligent, at least by some definition of the word "intelligence.

" 198 Methods of Nonviolent Action. Cover / Mental Health / Protest / Self Care. Blog: Street Art and Social Movements. Posted February 17, 2009 by jmacphee in Street Art & Graffiti So, here is the English version of the article I had published in Zapruder magazine.

Blog: Street Art and Social Movements

Street Art As Provocations To Change The World. By Clément Bommel - September 2, 2011 I've always been attracted to the street art movement.

Street Art As Provocations To Change The World

Although I hate stupid tags without meaning, I have fallen in love with artists who open your mind while looking at their art, while providing beauty to the towns they work in. Banksy (UK), Invader (FR), or Zibe (IT) are just a few. It all started with markers and spray cans years ago, but lately the street art movement has evolved; artists are getting more creative and are using a wide variety of tools and supports to open our eyes to the society in which we live!

Here are two examples of powerful street art project: Street art. John Fekner: Broken Promises/Falsas Promesas, South Bronx, 1980. The terms "urban art", "guerrilla art", "post-graffiti" and "neo-graffiti" are also sometimes used when referring to artwork created in these contexts.[1] Traditional spray-painted graffiti artwork itself is often included in this category, excluding territorial graffiti or pure vandalism. Artists who choose the streets as their gallery are often doing so from a preference to communicate directly with the public at large, free from perceived confines of the formal art world.[2] Street artists sometimes present socially relevant content infused with esthetic value, to attract attention to a cause or as a form of "art provocation".[3] Street artists often travel between countries to spread their designs.

EyeWire - Help Map the Retinal Connectome. Global Research. Street artist. Street artist in Place du Tertre, Paris A street artist is a person who creates their art or craft in public, most usually on streets, for monetary reward.

Street artist

Some artists also sell their art or craft. Artists include portrait artists, caricatures), artists who replicate famous paintings on the street itself or on large canvases, hair braiders, friendship bracelet makers and many others. The term 'street artist' is sometimes used more broadly to mean any persons involved in street performance or busking. How To Occupy. Answer to Henry Baum. Occupy Gaia in 2012: Subtle Activism Meets Street Activism. In early October of 1939, one month after Germany invaded Poland, British esotericist Dion Fortune sent a letter to her network announcing the start of a magical project to support the war effort by opening a channel to allow spiritual influences to uplift the "group mind" of the nation.

Occupy Gaia in 2012: Subtle Activism Meets Street Activism

The project came to be known as the "Magical Battle of Britain. " The letter contained instructions for a specific meditation practice that all members were asked to perform each Sunday from 12:15-12:30 p.m. and then again daily at any regular time of their choosing. A small group of experienced practitioners under Fortune's guidance formed the focusing point for the meditation work, sitting in circle together each Sunday at Fortune's home in London.