Thursday, November 18, 2010

Scientists report molecular structure of dopamine receptor

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has solved the structure of one of the receptors that responds to the neurotransmitter dopamine. Although dopamine transmission is essential to normal brain functioning, the biological assembly of the molecules involved in this crucial neuronal interplay had not been known—until now.


Scientists report molecular structure of dopamine receptor

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Curiosity Cam, Ustream.TV: INFORMATION ABOUT 'CURIOSITY CAM' AND THE MISSION Look inside the clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,...


watch the next Mars rover being built.

LIVE!

Curiosity Cam, Ustream.TV: INFORMATION ABOUT 'CURIOSITY CAM' AND THE MISSION Look inside the clean room at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena,...

Meet Suzette, the chat program that convinced an expert she was human

A Venn diagram illustrating one of the weaknes...Image via WikipediaHave you met Suzette? If you have, you might not know it — because Suzette has passed the Turing Test. This chatbot convinced a judge that she was a human.
The Loebner Prize is given out every year for the machine that can fool a judge they're talking to a person for the space of a conversation.
Meet Suzette, the chat program that convinced an expert she was human
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A Note on Tags / Labels Used in this Blog

I only recently started to use tags and labels in this blog. So the older blog posts (which are really good) may not - probably do not - have tags / labels associated with them. I wish there was a way to speed up / automate tagging. Let me know if you are aware of any methods.

Declassified Documents Released to NARA - NSA/CSS

Declassified Documents Released to NARA - NSA/CSS

Schneier on Security: Seymour Hersh on Cyberwar

Schneier on Security: Seymour Hersh on Cyberwar

Seymour Hersh on Cyberwar

Excellent article from The New Yorker.

Google Strikes Back at Paul Allen, Calling Complaint ‘Scattershot’ - Law Blog - WSJ

Google Strikes Back at Paul Allen, Calling Complaint ‘Scattershot’ - Law Blog - WSJ

What is Insider Trading?

From the New York Times Deal Book Blog.
Blog post regarding Sorkin's Column on Insider Trading.

Social Media Marketing Checklist - Online Marketing Blog

A good brief checklist regarding Social Media Marketing Social Media Marketing Checklist - Online Marketing Blog

Monday, October 25, 2010

Mark Cuban Offers to Bankroll S.E.C. Lawyers to Speed Case


Mr. Cuban, the Internet entrepreneur turned owner of the Dallas Mavericks who the S.E.C. has accused of insider trading, is hoping to speed up the case, which S.E.C. lawyers have said could take eight months to review, Bloomberg News reported.
A lawyer for Mr. Cuban, Stephen Best, told United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton that Mr. Cuban was seeking a creative solution to shorten the time of the review, the news service reported.
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Friday, October 15, 2010

My friend Mark Poncy's Blog

I am helping my friend Mark Poncy set-up and manage (i.e., I'm teaching him) about social media. Please visit his blog at: Mark Poncy Blog and follow him on Twitter at MarkPoncy on Twitter, etc. He's a very smart scientist, writer, inventor, entrepreneur, etc.

You can also see his Amazon.com Profile at Mark Poncy on Amazon.com

Twitter / People SingularityNews is following

I found this Twitter account to follow and it seems very interesting: Twitter / People SingularityNews is following