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University of Maryland, Human-Computer Interaction Lab

University of Maryland, Human-Computer Interaction Lab

Engineering Anomalies Research The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research (PEAR) program, which flourished for nearly three decades under the aegis of Princeton University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science, has completed its experimental agenda of studying the interaction of human consciousness with sensitive physical devices, systems, and processes, and developing complementary theoretical models to enable better understanding of the role of consciousness in the establishment of physical reality. PEAR has now incorporated its present and future operations into the broader venue of the ICRL, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit research organization, in addition to Psyleron—a company that provides Random Event Generator devices to enable the continued exploration of PEAR’s findings by the general public and research communities. On the accompanying menu of pages we have attempted to sketch the substance, spirit, and findings of this scholarly endeavor.

40 Ways of Visualizing Brazil’s Historical Election This is a special guest post by Tiago Veloso from Visual Loop – a non-stop stream of Infographics, Maps, Charts and many other Visualization Goodies, with lots of new posts everyday. User submissions are always welcome, opened to artists and designers from all over the world. Be sure to check out Tiago’s first massive hit on Inspired Mag – Info-Visualization Through the Eyes and Talent of 10 Brazilian Designers There was a lot of buzz surrounding the Midterm elections in the U.S., but, for the last couple of months, another big election happened: the Brazil’s Presidential Election. As some of you may know, I currently live in Brazil – that’s why my first post was about the amazing information designers we have here – , so, I’m really happy to make this post, for a couple of reasons. First, we’re talking about one of the greatest emerging nations of the world – and I mean both economically as well as for its uniqueness and beauty. Época Magazine The Vote’s Geography Political Alliances

United Nations University WordNet Nick Bostrom's Home Page The Connectome — Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Lead investigators Hanspeter Pfister (SEAS ), Jeff Lichtman (FAS/Molecular & Cellular Biology, Center for Brain Science) and Clay Reid (HMS/Neurobiology, Center for Brain Science) Description The overall goal of the Connectome project is to map, store, analyze and visualize the actual neural circuitry of the peripheral and central nervous systems in experimental organisms, based on a very large number of images from high-resolution microscopy. The proposing team from the Center for Brain Sciences has already demonstrated its capacity for, and expertise in, high-throughput imaging.

Main Page - Social Justice Wiki Center for African American Studies We thank the supportive and generous Princeton University alumni who recognize the important work of the Center for African American Studies. On March 11, we dedicated the Hobson-Rogers Seminar Room and the Barfield-Johnson Seminar Room of Stanhope Hall, our historic home. Professor Naomi Murakawa joins the faculty at the Center for African American Studies as an associate professor of African American Studies. In addition to taking AAS 201, which was offered this fall, undergraduates seeking a certificate in African American studies must take five additional courses or seminars either originating in the center, or formally cross-listed by it.

Brief Answers to Cosmic Questions Structure of the Universe Does the Universe have an edge, beyond which there is nothing? Are the galaxies arranged on the surface of a sphere? Why can't we see the whole universe? Evolution of the Universe Did the Universe expand from a point? More about the Big Bang When they say "the universe is expanding," what exactly is expanding? Structure of the Universe Does the Universe have an edge, beyond which there is nothing? Are the galaxies arranged on the surface of a sphere? Why can't we see the whole universe? If you could suddenly freeze time everywhere in the universe, and magically survey all of creation, you would find galaxies extending out far beyond what we can see today. Does the term "universe" refer to space, or to the matter in it, or to both? Today, the situation is reversed. Discovering the properties of space remains one of the deepest and most important problems in modern science. Evolution of the Universe Did the Universe expand from a point? More about the Big Bang

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Global Consciousness Project The Global Consciousness Project (GCP, also called the EGG Project) is a parapsychology experiment begun in 1998 as an attempt to detect possible interactions of "global consciousness" with physical systems. The project monitors a geographically distributed network of hardware random number generators in a bid to identify anomalous outputs that correlate with widespread emotional responses to sets of world events, or periods of focused attention by large numbers of people.[1][non-primary source needed] The GCP is privately funded through the Institute of Noetic Sciences[2][non-primary source needed] and describes itself as an international collaboration of about 100 research scientists and engineers. Skeptics such as Robert T. Background[edit] Roger D. In an extension of the laboratory research called FieldREG, investigators examined the outputs of REGs in the field, before, during and after highly focused or coherent group events. Research[edit] Criticism[edit] See also[edit]

Global Consciousness Project -- consciousness, group consciousness, mind University of Toronto