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July 23 Meetup: Brain Science and the Military in The 21st Century, 40% Off Tech Books, 3D Expo

From: mike t
Sent on: Thursday, April 11, 2013 2:23 PM


What happens at DARPA, stays at DARPA… except when it doesn’t. A prime example is the invention of the Internet. The military has long funded research on unconventional ways to confer physical and mental advantages to our soldiers.  From faster healing to hibernation, enhanced memory to deliberate memory loss to save captured soldiers. Electrical stimulation, embedded chips, personal identity and the latest in neuroscience have all been explored by Jonathan Moreno in his recent book, Mind Wars. He’ll share what might be on tap, potential civilian applications and the complex ethics involved.  Please join us July 23rd at Giraldo’s Café – Brooklyn Law School. Jonathan’s books will be available for purchase onsite and here:

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Our May Mobile Technology Meetup has four member presenters. Still open to a few more – get creative and email us your futuristic 5-10 minute topic. We want ideas beyond smartphones and apps. Early May date to be set shortly.  


Enjoy our latest perk: Focal Press, a top tech and media book publisher. They cover film and digital video production, photography, digital imaging, graphics, animation and new media, broadcast and media distribution technologies, music recording and production, mass communications, and theatre technology. Use code MEET4 on to get 40% off all books plus free shipping on US orders over $35.


You’re invited to the Inside 3D Printing Conference, April 22-23, at the Javits Center in NYC. You'll hear keynote presentations from leaders in the field including  Avi Reichental, President and CEO of 3D Systems, Peter Weijmarshausen, CEO and Co-Founder of Shapeways, and Terry Wohlers, Principal Consultant and President of Wohlers Associates, Inc. Save 15% off your gold passport with our promo-code: BKRegister here: 


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