Outside the Human Body

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“It’s April 2020, and the world is in the grip of a terrible viral pandemic”

We’ve all been asked to stay at home to flatten the curve and save lives.

The race is on to find a vaccine or a treatment for Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

Meanwhile, one of the most pressing problems we’ve seen across the globe is the shortage of ventilators for the most vulnerable and critically ill patients.

I heard some acquaintances from the tech meetup scene in Dublin had founded a group with the intention of building emergency use ventilators using 3D printing and open-source hardware.

I wanted to get involved — and decided to do so at nights and over weekends. …

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Buffett: Net Worth $82 Billion, Image Credit: investbound.com

The strongest force in the universe is Compound Interest. — Albert Einstein

The High Probability Route to Becoming a Millionaire

Warren Buffett, the so-called Oracle of Omaha is a man who needs no introduction.

He is considered one of the most successful investors in the world and has a net worth of $82.5 billion, making him the third-wealthiest person in the world.

He amassed this fortune by perfecting the value investment philosophy pioneered by his former teacher Benjamin Graham. At its core this involves studying very deeply the annual reports of companies and picking stocks that appear undervalued but, crucially have real potential and pay dividends.

Buffett would take these yearly dividends — even though they may often be small — and re-invest them back into the same company stocks. This has the effect of compounding the returns he gets. …

(And How You Can Use Them to Your Advantage)

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Image Credit: Syd Mead

“ Myths which are believed in tend to become true.”

— George Orwell


Neuromyth — A commonly-held false belief about how the mind and brain function.


The term “neuromyths” was first coined by an OECD report on understanding the brain. The term refers to the translation of scientific findings into misinformation regarding education.

Once these myths take hold in the public consciousness, it’s often difficult for people to separate brain facts from fiction.

Separating Fact from Fiction

Let’s examine some of these myths more deeply.

The use of neuroscience in education is very young, relatively speaking. …


Thomas Moran

Full Stack Engineer, Blockchain and AI Enthusiast, Lifelong Learner, Founder at http://optimizme.com & http://immunoblock.com/

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