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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The story about my book …

Astralian Readings just published a short stort about the making of MONA. Read full story here.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Field-report from Italy



A friend just sent me a couple of pictures from local bookshops in Santa Margherita Ligure and Chiavari.




Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Vials of deadly SARS virus 'go missing' in France

Thousand of vials of the contagious respiratory disease SARS (SARS-CoV) go missing from its high-security laboratory in France. This event is quit similar to the events that occur at Cryonordic in MONA sequel SINON.

Read more here.







Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Interview from Krimimessen in Denmark


Short interview from the event Kriminalmässan in Horsens, Denmark. See Youtube clip here.


Monday, April 14, 2014

Finally, a computer can read your mind ...

Researchers have been able to read brain activity and recreate memories using techniques similar to Mind surf, so called noninvasive "caps" (based on Brain Computer Interface technology) that reads and interprets data directly from the brain.

Before the actual test, the test subject looks at a photograph. Later, when they are connected to the system, they are asked to think hard about the memory of that image. The computer can then recreate the memory on a display. The result is not exact but nevertheless amazing. The computer reads the defacto person's memories / thoughts.


The biggest problem for researchers is that the noninvasive systems gives weak signals, a problem that Eric Söderqvist’s Nanogel would have resolved easily.

Read more on CNN

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Visiting the home of Mind surf ...


In SINON, sequel to MONA, protagonist Eric Söderqvist, together with journalist Carl Öberg sneaks  into the KTH campus. The target is the research lab of Mind surf, at the top floor of the office building at Teknikringen 14.


Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Luminato 2014

I will participate at the Luminato festival in Toronto, Canada. The arrangement, which is one of the largest cultural events, runs between the 6:th and the 15:th of June.
Read more here.