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Is Blockchain the future of voting?

Few terms in the tech industry have been more overused than Blockchain within the last few years. What started as a niche, avant-garde thought-experiment of cryptography experts who called themselves cypherpunks has now been reduced to a buzzword used by startups to catch public interest. Blockchain is a computer network architecture, made public by an […]

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Agency and communication: is there a link?

In an effort to better understand how we communicate with each other, an MIT lead article published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience attempted to define the specific areas of the brain dedicated to storytelling; a “narrative hub” of the mind. MIT researchers used fMRI scans to determine what would happen when participants were introduced […]