As drinks the Irishman, Boing Boing founder Mark Frauenfelder just always had it: The Algorithm of Geek. In this interview, he talks about Boing Boing’s cyberpunk roots and what it’s like to live online today.
After conducting a series of research sessions with a severely autistic 9-year old girl, neuroscientist Dr. Diane Hennacy Powell concluded that her data was “highly suggestive” of telepathic potential in people born with impaired language abilities.
In this episode of the Maraya Karena Show, Maraya confronts the “Shit New Age Girls Say” meme, the troubling spot in which the new age/spiritual subculture finds itself, and the parallels to what has happened in other Western subcultures.
A recent study by Johns Hopkins University sheds light on the complex relationship between music and language, finding that jazz musicians, when playing together, use syntactic areas in their brain to communicate.