All posts tagged: peace

Soft Data Bio Feedback

One of my favourite parts of the redesign process for the EEG Mirror was the bio-feedback mechanism. The current laboratory set up uses this graph: So the lower the line, the deeper into flow state you are. My research suggests that the type of feedback […]

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Behind the Film

The Expansion chapter of the Metacognition Revolution (see Project Map) is about the potential Meditation has to positively transform not just the individual, but the larger community. The personal benefits of Meditation are, in many places, becoming fairly widely known and accepted, but I also […]

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Reading lust

I’ve read some fantastic books during my research, with plenty more in stacked up and in the post that I’m looking forward to. My own meditation practise has been immeasurably improved by reading more about what is actually happening the my brain, and I have […]

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The Three Jewels of Buddhism

During my fascinating discussion with Robin Cooper is learnt more about a concept I’ve stumbled upon before, the Three Jewels of Buddhism. The ideals at the heart of Buddhism are collectively known as the ‘Three Jewels’, or the ‘Three Treasures’. These are the Buddha (the yellow jewel), the Dharma (the […]

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Talking with some teachers

This week I had the pleasure of meeting and discussing the project with two teachers of meditation, both conversations were very illuminating, I hope to speak to many more in the coming months. I started out by attending a free introductory evening into Vedic meditation […]

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What is an EEG Mirror?

So having looked at various technologies claiming to aid meditation and talking with an expert in the field of mindfulness neuroscience (Thank you Judson Brewer) I have decided to start focusing on EEG Mirrors. So what is an EEG Mirror? Electroencephalography (EEG) is an electrophysiological monitoring method to record […]

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Hackerfarm Residency Prep

I can’t believe it, only 5 weeks left until I leave Japan. Or rather I don’t want to believe it. It will be almost two years to the day when I leave, but I am certainly leaving wanting more, which perhaps is the best way. […]

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Complex Simplicity

Yesterday was an amazing day. It really felt like the first day of my favourite season, summer, due to the beautiful intense heat the buzz of the cicadas. I woke up very early and ran down to the workshop to try an idea that I […]

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Sand is water

I recently took a weekend trip to see some friends and have a chance to view some beautiful Japanese sand gardens. Fukuoka is the site of the very first Zen temple, Shofuku-ji was built 1195 by Yosai Eisai, it’s a quiet temple, housing the largest […]

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