Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative

“The Cognitive Rhythms Collaborative (CRC) is a group of scientists in the Boston area who work together to advance our understanding of the brain dynamics underlying cognitive functions such as sensory processing, attention, learning, memory and motor planning.”

Mind and Life Institute

” Mind & Life emerged in 1987 from a meeting of three visionaries: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama—the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people and a global advocate for compassion; Francisco Varela, a scientist and philosopher; and Adam Engle, a lawyer and entrepreneur. The trio understood that science was the dominant framework for investigating … Read more

Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

“The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies is a nonprofit think tank which promotes ideas about how technological progress can increase freedom, happiness, and human flourishing in democratic societies. We believe that technological progress can be a catalyst for positive human development so long as we ensure that technologies are safe and equitably distributed. We … Read more

Hackerspace Prague [brmlab]

Excellent hackerspace/makerspace operating out of Prague. In mainstream discourse, terms like “biohacking” or “neurohacking” have typically conferred negative connotations, perhaps due to popular notions that “hacker” communities are inherently comprised of anarchists who break rules for the purpose of antagonizing governing authorities. This is certainly a possible narrative for some participants, in some spaces, and … Read more

Cochrane Crowd

“Become a Cochrane citizen scientist. Anyone can join our collaborative volunteer effort to help categorise and summarise healthcare evidence so that we can make better healthcare decisions.” …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… An open science platform for the curation and translation of rigorous, mixed-methods health research. All people welcome.

Dev4X

“The project aims to help innovators create “innovation bricks” that tackle specific problems, helps entrepreneurs use those bricks, stack them together and create viable businesses, and help investors fund successful innovation in a positive-sum economy, where an investment in 1 is an investment in many”

Avatar Therapy Project at University College London

Virtual reality-based human computer interface (HCI) designed to facilitate a form of exposure therapy for individiduals who hear distressing voices. The structure of the simulation serves the purpose of mediating tension between voice hearer and voice, allowing for an adaptive relational pneumonic to emerge (as opposed to an unbalanced relational process such as one characterized … Read more

Scholio Project

An experimental project exploring the use of machine learning based scaffolds in the structure of computer-mediated-communication spaces (for example news forums) in order to facilitate constructive dialogue and deliberation

The School of Life

Connecting people with eachother and themselves via humanistic philosophical inquiry and dialogue, relevant literature, and counsel.

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