Erdem Pulcu

Pulku-IMG_20150725_175506 I am a neuroscientist studying human social and financial decision-making processes. I am interested in artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile technologies and the Android platform which brings us all together.

Erdem's Posts

Can apps shape our brains, thoughts, and personalities?

Smartphones are shaping the world we live in, they also have a real impact on our inner world. Let's take a look at how our beloved phones can change the way we think and feel.
Erdem PulcuAugust 18, 2016

Four ways smartphones are changing the world for the better

In this post we'll be looking at some of the ways smartphones have changed our world for the better.
Erdem PulcuJuly 24, 2016

The Lunar XPRIZE: For Google, sky’s the limit

In 2017, Google wants to help independent R&D teams send a rover up to the Moon! Welcome to the Lunar XPRIZE, which I think is the most fascinating Google-sponsored competition yet.
Erdem PulcuJuly 22, 2016

Fairphone 2 impressions: an environmentally friendly, modular smartphone (Update: now in stock)

Today, we're bringing you our impressions of the Fairphone 2, an environmentally-friendly smartphone with a modular design.
Erdem PulcuMay 17, 2016

AlphaGo’s victory: how it was achieved and why it matters

AlphaGo just proved that artificial intelligence is advancing much faster than anyone predicted. But how did AlphaGo became so advanced? And what are the implications for all of us?
Erdem PulcuMarch 15, 2016

We interviewed Fairphone, a smartphone company that sets an example for fairer electronics

Fairphone is two things: a "smartphone with social values" and a "social enterprise that is building a movement for fairer electronics." In other words, it's more than just a device - ...
Erdem PulcuMarch 4, 2016

The Age of Graphene and how it will transform our mobile experiences

What exactly is graphene? Let's dive in!
Erdem PulcuJanuary 29, 2016

Out of sight: the human and environmental costs of our smartphone addiction

There's a dark side of the smartphone phenomenon, that that we don't think about so often: its negative environmental and social effects. Let's explore.
Erdem PulcuDecember 30, 2015

Back to the future: What will a flagship from late 2016 look like?

We take a look at the prominent trends in the flagship evolution, and discuss what to expect from a top of the line Android device coming out at the end of 2016.
Erdem PulcuDecember 17, 2015
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