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    Apprehending scientific theories is complex enough. Understanding neuroscience even more so. Have no fear, Michio Kaku is here to pose this fascinating look at humanities journey to interpret, enhance, and empower the mind. As Kaku advises, the two greatest mysteries of nature are the universe and the mind. We (humans) have the capability to accomplish improbable feats of scientific ability nevertheless, these two mysteries, the universe, and the mind, perpetually elude and tantalize us. We are left asking the basic philosophical questions like: How did it all begin? What is the purpose of it all? Plausibly, from a scientific viewpoint, the greatest question of all: Where do we, as humans, fit into the grand cosmic scheme? Through an exposition of the previous, current, and future abilities of humanity to understand the human mind, Kaku unfolds an intriguing amalgamation of neuroscience, physics, science-fiction, psychology, and philosophy. The information is stylistically formatted – that is not overly scientific or boring – and it coerces the reader to consider possibilities for the future. The word visualization employed by Kaku's of the brain's biology, and the equipment used to research the brain, are immensely informative and explained with clarity.…

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    . The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10 thousand other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in the known universe. – Michio Kaku This quote isn’t classified as a motivational quote and it may not make sense to others why I’d choose this one. When I read this quote it always gets me thinking to how complex and intriguing the mind really is and how we all go about our daily lives not fascinated by this. Once I start thinking about all of…

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    This is a lecture given by Michio Kaku, one of the world 's most celebrated and infamous physicists and spokesperson of 'the future. ' He is often called upon to discuss new technology and discoveries as well as to comment on the impact these developments may have on humanity. Write 5 things you learned by listening to this lecture and then write your own reflection about how technology is impacting the human condition and how it will shape or influence human personality from this day forward. …

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    life, but also elaborates on who has a conscious and which way they use it. Kaku's theory talks about Consciousness from a Physicians viewpoint. His theory is based on the quantifying consciousness that is the “number of feedback loops required to create a model of your position in space with relation to other organisms and time.” (Kaku). The level one conscious is used with animals, they understand their position space. Level two is used by monkeys, they understand their relationship to other…

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    The Future Of Singularity

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    on the technology regarding our paychecks, doing taxes, and even our personal identifications have been recorded in a computer. So what happens if all the technologies were to be vanished? There will be a person with no identity. Ben Goertzel believes that an artificial general intelligence could lead to a positive singularity but due to lack of resources, and the amount of time that we human are devoting into, slacks off. Personally, I do believe “positive singularity” would be beneficial in…

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    Ben Clutter Case Study

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    High school science teacher Ben Clutter recently returned from Denver, Colorado where he had an opportunity to present to some of the more than 19,000 educators at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference and Expo. Clutter, and other members of his College Ready Ohio team, were selected to present two, two-hour poster sessions at the forum: “Using Google Hangouts to Enhance Your Distance PLC,” and “Social Media: Taboo or Allowed in Edu.?” Through his training…

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    computer-driven cars are not available on the market, but they exist. In 2007, six teams of engineers were able to complete a 60-mile driving course using a completely autonomous vehicle. The most advanced cars on the market today can already do corrective steering, parallel parking, location detection, and internet and phone connection. Within the next decade it would not be overzealous to claim that if not for political issues, driverless cars could appear regularly on the road. Though this is…

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    we sit here doing nothing while those resources are being taken away when you can use your position as one of the largest exporters in the world as a pressure point in diplomatic negotiations. Oil spills can happen. In the harsh weather of the arctic oil behaves differently and if an accident were to happen it would be more difficult and costly to clean up than a normal spill. If all the money that was spent in fossil fuel extraction was used for renewable energies we could still sustain…

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    In his video “"The Laws of Thermodynamics and Fate of the Universe," Michio Kaku, an American theoretical physicist, states that “one day, Universe will freeze to death.” He supports his idea by using the first and second laws of thermodynamics, which highlight such as frightening prediction. However, I don’t think it’s enough to make the final conclusion. It’s not just thermodynamics that reveal molecular life and its processes. Biological and physical conditions should also be applied even…

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    Albert einstein Albert Einstein was an immigrant. He was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. According to the text, “ He was theoretical physicist for almost his entire life”. His dad was Hermann Einstein his mom was Pauline Einstein and his sister was Maja Einstein. Albert Einstein immigrated to the US on October 17, 1933. He immigrated because the appointment of adolf hitler as a chancellor took affect. Also he faced bad weather. He took…

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