Hack Your Way To Space: 2015 Hackaday Prize Competition Begins

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: In a world increasingly controlled by computers, the idea that you can control your own life without knowing some form of code is completely asinine. Coders rule this world, and for hackers, this world is their playground. What we do on this very large playground,…

Terrafugia’s TF-X: Say Hello to the First Ever Self-Flying Car!

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER:  The year is 2015 and people are still complaining about their flying cars. We were told we’d have flying cars by 2015 on Back to the Future Part II, so where are they today? Well, we already have flying cars, thanks to AeroMobil. But like most technological innovations,…

To Wander Is To Wonder, For We Are Wonder Junkies!

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: Is the meaning of life the answers in which we seek, or is it merely the act of seeking answers which give us our meaning? We have this biological trait of wonder – an innate desire to wander out into the darkness – in order…

ORIGIBOT: Our Very First Real-World Avatar Has Arrived

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: There are many today who are contemplating ways in which they’ll achieve indefinite life extension. There are those opting for a more biological route through genetic tools like CRISPR/Cas9 and organ printing using stem cells and 3D printers. There are even those opting for a more…

Present Day Memetic Simulations Of Our Spacefaring Future

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER:  Just over a week ago Mars One announced their round three astronaut candidate selection, which consists of 100 finalists who’ll venture to Mars in less than a decade from now and never come back. Whether or not Mars One succeeds in their mission, the prospect…

The Internet of Things Will Soon Be Joining Us In Space

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER:  NASA astrobiologist Paul Davies once noted in his book, The Eerie Silence: Renewing Our Search for Alien Intelligence, “I think it very likely – in fact, inevitable – that biological intelligence is only a transitory phenomenon… If we ever encounter extraterrestrial intelligence, I believe it is…

The Brain Hack: Inside the Symmetry You’ll Expose God

My following article below was originally published by SERIOUS WONDER: What if the belief in religious superstitions stemmed from the chemical reactions in your brain? Could such a biological encryption be decoded? And if so, how? A new sci-fi short, The Brain Hack, attempts to create a thrilling narrative in not only the decryption of said code…