technology brain

Many young adults spend a third of their waking lives on their device.
"Once I was a scuba diver in the sea of words. Now I zip along the surface like a guy on a Jet Ski."
This leading neuroengineer thinks it's dangerous to even try.
“The results are surprising,” says Robert Scheidt, a biomechanical engineer at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Millennials' memories are rapidly degenerating. The bottom line? If you lose the bigger story, you're likely lose the smaller
Hackers can wreak havoc by taking control of your computer, or your bank account -- but what about your brain? Such technology
In the opening session of Techonomy 2012 today, Techonomy founder David Kirkpatrick interviewed Ray Kurzweil, the futurist and transhumanist who has developed a cult following for his prediction of the merging of humans and computers.
One of the wonderful things about teaching through conversation is that we get to help our students unplug from the inputs they have customized to reinforce their own tastes, expectations and identities.