As We Watch the Trayvon Martin Case, All of Us... →
'Cocktail Party Effect' Identified In The Brain
curiositycounts: Weaving your way through a crowded party, you spot an old friend. Despite the surrounding chatter you have no trouble filtering out the other voices to focus on her words alone. How the brain performs this trick, dubbed the “cocktail party effect” has been identified for the first time. The discovery could help generate voice recognition systems that pick out one voice among...
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You’re going to discover that conversations are best at 4am. The heavier the...– Jeff Stuckel (via soulhunting)
What Everyone Needs To Know About The Smear...
differentkitchen: via @ThinkProgress: Over the last 48 hours, there has been a sustained effort to smear Trayvon Martin, the 17-year old African-American who was shot dead by George Zimmerman a month ago. Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, said, “They killed my son, now they’re trying to kill his reputation.” CLICK HERE to read the full article…. It makes me sick that anyone would try and...
Racist Hunger Games Fans Are Very Disappointed →
Let us begin our activism right here: with the money-driven villainy at the...– The White Savior Industrial Complex - Teju Cole - International - The Atlantic Great article, thanks to Nehru Jackets for hipping us.