Judge orders Borgata to amend its lawsuit against Phil Ivey | Casino News : CalvinAyre.com

April 15, 2014

A lawsuit with incomplete details seems like an elementary mistake for a casino that has seen its share of them over the years.

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Daniel Cates Says it All – The Jungleman Story – Poker interviews – IGaming.org

April 14, 2014

Daniel Cates Says it All – The Jungleman Story – Poker interviews – IGaming.org.

A few tricks to adapt PokerSnowie to the real world!

April 14, 2014

A few tricks to adapt PokerSnowie to the real world!.

A Peek Inside The Girls Of Glitter Gulch

March 31, 2014

A Peek Inside The Girls Of Glitter Gulch.

Elemis Biotec

March 31, 2014

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@princess86em @Elemis Thanks Emma! The technology’s really impressive. You should check out the #BIOTEC site: http://t.co/5lCwl21NAY

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Huffington, Sandberg say Sleep Your Way to Success

March 31, 2014

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Arianna Huffington and Sheryl Sandberg appeared onstage together in San Francisco to redefine success — the theme of Huffington’s book, Thrive.

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An important letter to our Community

March 30, 2014

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Duleepa WijayawardhanaI want to personally thank you from the bottom of my heart for being part of the Empire Avenue Community and family.

From a small social stock market we created four years ago in the northern reaches of Canada, we’ve climbed the Alexa rankings, reached over 75 countries, and our Missions socially engage communities in ways that cannot be easily duplicated on the web.

Our entire team is committed to move Empire Avenue to greater heights, but we need your help.

While I will remain on the Board of Directors, we have decided that we need a new leader and an enhanced management team to lead Empire Avenue into the next phase of its worldwide growth.

In order to do that we urgently need to raise sufficient funds to transition to a new team, raise institutional capital, and significantly grow our Empire Avenue membership to better serve our entire…

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Qua Nightlight and Humidifier

March 30, 2014

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Augmented Reality allowing us to live in a real life game could be closer than you think.

March 30, 2014

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Robot Genius (Eran May-raz and Daniel Lazo) are the creative duo behind the sci-fi short film, Sight.
Sight focuses on the manipulation of reality. Imagine if…

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Perfect memory, enhanced vision, an expert golf swing: The future of brain implants

March 29, 2014

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How soon can we expect to see brain implants for perfect memory, enhanced vision, hypernormal focus or an expert golf swing? We’re closer than you might think.

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What would you give for a retinal chip that let you see in the dark or for a next-generation cochlear implant that let you hear any conversation in a noisy restaurant, no matter how loud? Or for a memory chip, wired directly into your brain’s hippocampus, that gave you perfect recall of everything you read? Or for an implanted interface with the Internet that automatically translated a clearly articulated silent thought (“the French sun king”) into an online search that digested the relevant Wikipedia page and projected a summary directly into your brain?

Science fiction? Perhaps not for very much longer. Brain implants today are where laser eye surgery was several decades ago. They are not risk-free and make sense only for a narrowly defined set of patients—but they are a sign of things to come.

Unlike pacemakers, dental crowns or implantable insulin pumps, neuroprosthetics—devices that restore or supplement the mind’s capacities with electronics inserted directly into the nervous system—change how we perceive the world and move through it. For better or worse, these devices become part of who we are.

Neuroprosthetics aren’t new. They have been around commercially for three decades, in the form of the cochlear implants used in the ears (the outer reaches of the nervous system) of more than 300,000 hearing-impaired people around the world. Last year, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first retinal implant, made by the company Second Sight.

Both technologies exploit the same principle: An external device, either a microphone or a video camera, captures sounds or images and processes them, using the results to drive a set of electrodes that stimulate either the auditory or the optic nerve, approximating the naturally occurring output from the ear or the eye.

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