This red arid-looking planet, named after the Roman War God Mars, has been luring mankind since it was first sighted by Galileo Galilei in 1610 and has once again gained notoriety. How feasible is the colonization of Mars? What are the major obstacles aside from water and harsh living conditions?
The structures that exist in our languages profoundly shape how we construct our reality. Language shapes how we understand, space, time, and causality.
Modern technology is drawing inspiration from endless possibilities and applications of brain-to-brain communications by studying the sensing, emitting, and receiving principles at work in telepathic communication. Aside from the possible medicinal uses, brain-to-brain communication could find interested players across many disciplines, from sports to business and the military.
The internet may have set to pasture the rules of grammar and punctuation for our texting purposes, however never before has it been so important to observe the way we use words.
The detrimental effects of hoarding on the quality of life are overwhelming and devastating. Studies indicate that hoarding affects over 6% of the population in the USA. That is a whopping 19 million Americans. These are reportedly conservative estimates.
Removing a fixed workspace also means getting rid of an established community, lunch partners, friends. For managers it may prove more difficult to observe and evaluate their employees. There is the question of how much of a connection remote workers can form with their company if they only know their colleagues via group chats or Skype and have only seen the headquarters in photos.