How to reclaim identity in a virtual world

How to reclaim identity in a virtual world

We’re bringing information and devices online at an unprecedented rate, raising one of the fundamental questions of our time: how do we represent ourselves in this digital world that we are creating? And more importantly, how do we secure our identity in a digital world? We’ve heard about blockchain for currencies and smart contracts, a compelling and crucial application is in securing online identity.

Is life at its heart a quantum problem?

Is life at its heart a quantum problem?

Credit: Originally published by the Mail & Guardian. In the beginning, during the first billion years (Gyr) of the Earth’s 4.5Gyr life, space debris bombarded the planet. High-energy collisions with meteorites up to 500km in diameter frequently disintegrated newly...
The power of quantum biology

The power of quantum biology

Credit: Originally published by the Mail & Guardian. A scientific response to the big question—“What is life?”—may remain elusive for some time, but research in the quickly emerging area of “quantum biology” offers intriguing possibilities. As the name suggests,...