Inducing/Experimenting with Hypnagogia & trance states with the Bangle.js #WearableWednesday
Fascinating look into using wearables to explore transitional states between sleep and wakefulness. This tip was sent in from Ben Jabituya:
In this post I’m going to give an overview of how we can explore the transitional state between wakefulness and sleep, which has associations with various phenomena including Out of body experiences/Astral Projection and hallucinations related to loss of sense of self and distortion in perception of space and time. This state has always been of interest in human history, it has been the inspiration of Salvador Dali’s art, Aristotle’s writings and Thomas Edison, who attributed a lot of his insights to lucid thoughts within Hypnagogia.
Eink, E-paper, Think Ink – Collin shares six segments pondering the unusual low-power display technology that somehow still seems a bit sci-fi – http://adafruit.com/thinkink
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