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Jane McGonigal, author of Reality is Broken, explains how to make real life more ‘gameful.’
Sherry Turkle discusses Alone Together, and whether our devices detract from human relationships.
Bit.ly's Hilary Mason talks about services sites hope to provide by collecting online browsing data.Bit.ly's Hilary Mason talks about services sites hope to provide by collecting online browsing data.
Gleick writes of information sharing through the ages, from African drum languages to the internet.
Researchers attempt to measure the amount of information humanity can store and transmit.
The nautilus, the “living fossil” of cephalopods, can uncover the origins of the...
Could a stash of ancient bones be the work of a giant cephalopod?
In less than a second, cephalopods can change the color, pattern and shape of th...
Biologist Sarah Zylinski studies how cuttlefish see the world by looking at thei...
\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.