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Useful Sleep Compression: Where I Do Sign?

Ever have those times when your brain is going ninety to nothing and you can’t sleep? Ever wish you could get by on four hours sleep but you need eight?

Hold on, brothers and sisters. They’re working on it.

And here’s something very encouraging:

Although an electronic power-napper sounds like a product whose time has come, Tononi is chasing a larger quarry: learning why sleep is necessary in the first place.

That’s right! Once we learn why we need it, we can work even further…and eliminate it. Work faster! For the love of all the gods, Dr. Tononi, work faster!

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