Daniel Lemire is a computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ) in Montreal. His research is focused on software performance and data engineering. He is a techno-optimist and a free-speech advocate.
Science and Technology (October 31st 2021)
Though exoskeletons are exciting and they allow some of us to carry one with physical activities despite handicaps, they appear to require quite a bit of brain power. In effect, though they may help you move, they require a lot of mental effort which can be distracting.
It is difficult to make people smarter by changing their environment. Socioeconomic background effects on children’s cognitive development and student achievement are likely to be spurious according to new research.