Brave New World – Is Brain Hacking Here?

Is the technology mature enough to allow hackers to penetrate our mind? By: Pierluigi Paganini. H+ Blog. Source. Brain hacking refers the possibility to attack the human brain to extract sensitive information such as data and memories, including also the capability to inject new information. Hacking the brain makes possible the disclosure of sensitive information such as the debit card PIN, home location and month of birth. Exactly as any other information processor, the human brain may be vulnerable to hacking attacks, and state of the art of technology already allows researchers to measure changes in the electromagnetic field related to brain activity Read More

Is DIY Internet The Future Of Unscripted & Uncensored Media?

Is DIY Internet The Future Of Unscripted & Uncensored Media? By Joe Kloc, The Daily Dot. Source. In an effort to buck the expensive rates of unreliable corporate telecom companies, a community in Athens, Greece has created its own private Internet. Built from a network of wireless rooftop antennas, the Athens Wireless Metropolitan Network (AWMN) now has more than 1,000 members. Data moves “through” the AWMN mesh up to 30 times faster than it does on the telecom-provided Internet. According to Mother Jones, this off-the-grid community has become so popular in Athens and on nearby islands that it has developed its own Craigslist-esque Read More