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Comment author: morganism 30 November 2017 11:46:41PM 0 points [-]

Wrong number fone tones, to get spam callers and robo callers will auto hang up

http://yourhomenow.com/sit.html

https://www.3amsystems.com/World_Tone_Database?q=,Special_information_tone

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What if consciousness is not what drives the human mind?

https://theconversation.com/what-if-consciousness-is-not-what-drives-the-human-mind-86785

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01924/full

"We suggest that our personal awareness does not create, cause or choose our beliefs, feelings or perceptions. Instead, the contents of consciousness are generated “behind the scenes” by fast, efficient, non-conscious systems in our brains. All this happens without any interference from our personal awareness, which sits passively in the passenger seat while these processes occur. "

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Comment author: morganism 25 November 2017 10:21:34PM 0 points [-]

SAGE: A Test to Detect Signs of Alzheimer's and Dementia

https://wexnermedical.osu.edu/brain-spine-neuro/memory-disorders/sage#SAGETest

"The Self-Administered Gerocognitive Exam (SAGE) is designed to detect early signs of cognitive, memory or thinking impairments. It evaluates your thinking abilities and helps physicians to know how well your brain is working."

Comment author: morganism 25 November 2017 10:20:16PM 0 points [-]

"Here Bostrom and I discuss applications of his book across any number of fields — from history to philosophy to public policy to practices of everyday life (both now and in millennia to come)."

[Link] Letter from Utopia: Talking to Nick Bostrom

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there are volunteer openings. They just launched a cubesatt to ISS, so they want to be considered a space-faring nation by the UN.

Vacancies in the Civics Division

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BydyXO59FB2GdngwSVI2azc2aG8/view

[Link] Asgardia - The Space Kingdom

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Hibernating ground squirrels provide clues to new stroke treatments.

" A treatment to help brain cells survive a stroke-induced lack of oxygen and glucose could dramatically improve patient outcomes, but no such neuroprotective agents for stroke patients exist."

"ebselen - was found to both boost SUMOylation in rat cells and keep them alive in the absence of oxygen and glucose."

http://www.sciencecodex.com/hibernating-ground-squirrels-provide-clues-new-stroke-treatments-617126

This is also important for space travel to the Belt and beyond. There is some research on-going on hibernation for humans.

and this, reverses brain trauma injury in mice.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171117195341.htm

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