View this email in your browser Inside - Sweden is not afraid of robots; brain implants; CIA's robotic dragonfly; predictions for 2018 and 2050; and more! MORE THAN A HUMAN Shockingly, DARPA’s Brain Stimulator Might Not be Complete Nonsense You might hear about transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), also known as zapping your brain to improve mental capabilities. Different journal articles have suggested improvements in cognition, learning, and/or the potential treatment of various diseases. Some people built their own tDCS devices to zap their brains and there are companies offering such devices. The science behind tDCS was inconsistent, but a recent study (which looks like did everything as it should be) found that there is something behind tDCS.