In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly hallucinating:
Right now, billions of neurons in your brain are working together to generate a conscious experience -- and not just any conscious experience, your experience of the world around you and of yourself within it. How does this happen? According to neuroscientist Anil Seth, we're all hallucinating all the time; when we agree about our hallucinations, we call it "reality." Join Seth for a delightfully disorienting talk that may leave you questioning the very nature of your existence.
Donning a rad vest made with googly eyes, Shitty Robots’ inventor extraordinaire Simone Giertz (who recently announced she has a brain tumor) makes a solid case for creating “useless” things in a TED Talk (!) she gave in April. In this joyful, heartfelt talk featuring demos of her wonderfully wacky creations, Simone Giertz shares her […]
These stats are just staggering. According to Amit Kalra, the fashion industry is the second largest polluter in the world, right behind oil and gas. He says that in the United States alone, 85% of unsold apparel, a whopping 13 million tons a year, ends up in landfills instead of being donated or recycled. In […]
Will Stephen is an SNL writer who manages to pull off a five-and-a-half minute TED talk that isn’t about anything except the talk itself. Through gestures and emotions, he makes it interesting.
These days, there isn’t much our iPhone camera can’t do – except feel like an actual phone. Despite years of steadily increasing resolution and image sensing technology, we’re still taking shots awkwardly with two hands, fumbling for the shutter button. Leave it to an avid photographer to design Shuttercase, a versatile iPhone case that solves […]
Still determined to keep those New Year’s health resolutions? If you’re going to stick with the exercise plan, it’s enough of a challenge to budget your time. No need for your financial budget to take a hit, too. Here’s a more convenient – and cheaper – alternative to a gym membership or Peloton bike: Two […]
Want a career in web design? It’s true that these days, most anyone can throw up a page or two. But for true workhorse web design, you’ll sometimes need to match the platform to the project. Enter the Complete Front-End Developer Bundle, an educational grand tour around the best tools for the web. For beginners, […]