1.12 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Kyle Cole
October 29, 2013

How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot!
The world forgetting, by the world forgot.
Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind!
Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d;”

-Alexander Pope, “Eloisa to Abelard”

 

MIT Mice Tet1

http://news.ninemsn.com.au/technology/2013/09/24/14/30/memory-erasing-gene-found-in-mice

Time Magazine Article

http://science.time.com/2013/09/11/memories-can-now-be-created-and-erased-in-a-lab/

Creating and Erasing Memories

http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1319867-creating-and-erasing-memories-lab-possible-now

 

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1.11 Holodecks

Kyle Cole
October 22, 2013

 

Touchscreen that morphs itself:

http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/onepercent/2012/06/morphing-touchscreen-lets-you.html

Projection technology:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystic_Manor

Prototype this episode:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1310479/

Real-life holodeck:

http://www.kurzweilai.net/a-real-life-holodeck-in-10-years

Holography:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Holography

Astral Projection:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Astral_projection

Pepper’s Ghost:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pepper’s_ghost

 

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1.8 Who Wants To Live Forever?

Kyle Cole
October 2, 2013

This week, we discuss immortality…do you want to live forever?

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1.7 Downloading A Human Brain

Kyle Cole
September 23, 2013

Hey friends!

This week, we discuss the process and possibility of downloading and operating a human brain within a computer. Enjoy!

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1.6 Flying Cars

Kyle Cole
September 20, 2013

This week, we discussed Flying Cars and the possibility and IM-possibility of that technology.

Spoiler Alert: Jesse is a nay-sayer.

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1.5 Hyperloop

Kyle Cole
September 10, 2013

This week the team discusses Elon Musk’s Hyperloop high-speed rail system.

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1.4 Lightspeed

Kyle Cole
September 3, 2013

This week, we discussed the properties of humans traveling at lightspeed.

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1.3 Teleportation

Jimmy Donahue
August 26, 2013

Ever wish you could get beamed up to work? listen to find out how it could work!!

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1.2 Computer Sentience

Jimmy Donahue
August 19, 2013

The gang discusses the impossibility of AI and other types of self-aware computers.

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