The Secular Roots of Gezi Trees

In the last hundred years, Turkey went through a series of political standoffs between the secular and Islamist/Muslim Conservative groups. For many years the Turkish Armed Forces undemocratically implemented secular domination in upper society and government organizations. Secularism was made an official state ideology. Even though Turkish elites, who were educated with Western values disapproved…

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The Cyborg Roach

The co-founders of Backyard Brains, Greg Gage and Tim Marzullo created a project where you can control a cockroach. The company ship live cockroaches attached with a microelectronic hardware and a surgical kit to control the cockroach to the people who want it. Electrodes that feed into their antennae control their movements. Even though Gage…

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