Invisible rays are all around us, and most of us never even notice. In today’s technology-saturated world, it’s hard to imagine living life without …
Detecting sickness by the way you smell is on the cutting edge of medical technology. We all have a unique smell called an odorprint. And it depends on our age, sex, health, and the food we eat.
We live in an age where people pay a pretty penny to go under the knife and change their appearance. Tummy tucks, lip fillers, nose jobs, and breast implants are all now commonplace. According to neuroscientist, Moran Cerf, one day there will even be an operation to make you super intelligent.
We see with our eyes and hear with our ears. At least that’s the conventional way to do things, but no one is calling Neil Harbisson conventional. Neil is colorblind. Unlike many colorblind people, who are unable to see just a few specific colors, like red or blue, Neil can’t see any colors except for grey. He has spent his whole life experiencing the world as only different shades of grey. That is until recently.
A game changer is an expression that describes an idea so different and original that the system or “game” cannot continue in the same way. Copernicus’s idea was a complete game changer that changed the way we see the world.
Can you tell the difference between a computer and a human? As computers become more intelligent, it will become more difficult to say which is which. In 1950, a scientist named Alan Turing predicted that machines would one day become intelligent and able to think. He made a test called the Turing test. According to this test, a machine is intelligent, if it can fool people into thinking it is human.