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Gifts to buy your climate-denying uncle

2019-11-11 14:00:00 UTC

Gifts to buy your climate-denying uncleNASA scientists, who once engineered spaceships that allowed humans to explore the dusty moon, have also provided evidence, for decades, that humans are unequivocally warming Earth. This warming ushered in by the highest atmospheric concentrations of heat-t Read more at Mashable

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next year[To top]

2019-11-14 06:25:41 UTC

Disney+ to launch in India, Southeast Asian markets next yearDisney plans to bring its on-demand video streaming service to India and some Southeast Asian markets as soon as the second half of next year, two sources familiar with the companys plans told TechCrunch. In India, the company plans to bring Disney+s catalo Read more at TechCrunch

The Top 5 Startups to Watch in 2020[To top]

2019-11-14 16:00:00 UTC

The Top 5 Startups to Watch in 2020The new year holds great promise for emerging tech firms looking to disrupt multiple industry sectors.
Read more at Entrepreneur.com

Ancestry Taps AI To Sift Through Millions of Obituaries[To top]

2019-11-16 11:45:00 UTC

Ancestry Taps AI To Sift Through Millions of ObituariesAlgorithms identified death notices in old newspaper pages, then another set of algorithms pulled names and other key details into a searchable database. From a report: Ancestry used artificial intelligence to extract obituary details hidden in a half-billion Read more at Slashdot.org

Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Service Agreements[To top]

2019-11-12 15:00:00 UTC

Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Service AgreementsThe European Unions General Data Protection Regulation is the most significant advance in data privacy in history, but little about the actual end-user experience of data privacy has changed. Heres why tech companies need simpler terms of service agreements Read more at Readwrite.com

China is still harvesting organs from prisoners and covering it up[To top]

2019-11-17 17:16:27 UTC

China is still harvesting organs from prisoners and covering it upLast June, an independent tribunal concluded that the Chinese state was nonconsensually harvesting organs from prisoners despite promises that the practice had ended in 2014. Now, a new report in BMC Medical Ethics Journal has affirmed the tribunal's conclusi Read more at Boingboing.net

Inside Alan Moore's Head[To top]

2019-11-18 19:08:42 UTC

Inside Alan MooreWith The Watchmen now on teevee, I hope that many more people will dive into the magickal brilliance of Alan Moore who co-created the original comic in 1987 along with other seminal works like V for Vendetta and Batman: The Killing Joke. Over at the Daily Gra Read more at Boingboing.net

The godfather of the self-driving car shares his bold, AI-driven vision for the future of the oil and gas industry and provides a peek into his disruptive mindset[To top]

2019-11-13 12:42:00 UTC

The godfather of the self-driving car shares his bold, AI-driven vision for the future of the oil and gas industry  and provides a peek into his disruptive mindsetSebastian Thrun the CEO of KittyHawk, cofounder of Udacity, and pioneer of Google's first self-driving car delivered a keynote address at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC). He spoke about how important artificial intel Read more at Business Insider

Why scientists need to be better at visualization[To top]

2019-11-14 12:07:40 UTC

Why scientists need to be better at visualizationFor Knowable Magazine, Betsy Mason looks at the state of (not so good) data visualization in science and offers some direction for how it can improve: [S]cience is littered with poor data visualiza Read more at Flowingdata.com

Apple Watches and iPhones want to track your period to make reproductive health better for all[To top]

2019-11-15 16:00:12 UTC

Apple Watches and iPhones want to track your period to make reproductive health better for allThe goal is to gain insight on sub-clinical conditionswomens health issues that dont quite fit into a tidy diagnosis, or arent severe enough to receive oneso physicians can offer relief. But what happens to the data otherwise? Read more at Popsci.com

Americans support space exploration, but for partisan reasons[To top]

2019-11-12 13:17:02 UTC

Americans support space exploration, but for partisan reasonsDemocrats want it for the environment, Republicans want it for national security.
Read more at Ars Technica

Intel's major chip flaw still hasn't been fixed[To top]

2019-11-13 17:16:40 UTC

IntelDutch researchers have decided enough is enough. What you need to know A patch released by Intel on Tuesday was purported to have fixed flaws in its processors. Researchers at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam claim that problems are still not solved. The group al Read more at Androidcentral.com

The Outer Worlds science weapon locations[To top]

2019-11-11 14:44:28 UTC

The Outer Worlds science weapon locationsHaving weapons is cool and all and most of them deal more damage than the science weapons, but The Outer Worlds has some unique gadgets and gizmos that are worth seeking out. Theyre the most bizarre items, capable of shrinking foes, or making them fight each Read more at Rockpapershotgun.com

The EPA's Science Restrictions Go from Bad to Worse[To top]

2019-11-13 20:00:00 UTC

The EPANew rules on what studies the agency can cite in making regulations would endanger the publics health and safety -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Read more at Scientificamerican.com

Stay safer online by leveling up your cybersecurity vocabulary[To top]

2019-11-12 22:38:12 UTC

Stay safer online by leveling up your cybersecurity vocabularyWith so much talk of viruses, data breaches, and ransomware, youd be forgiven for never wanting to set virtual foot online ever again. But in todays connected world, avoiding the internet is pretty much impossible. Thats why its important to know exactly Read more at Popsci.com

This mesmerizing 3D map visualizes millions of scientific studies[To top]

2019-11-11 08:00:45 UTC

This mesmerizing 3D map visualizes millions of scientific studiesThe dense, interconnected network charts decades of collaboration and research. Nature, the multidisciplinary scientific journal founded in London in 1869, celebrates its 150th anniversary this week. Known for its innovative approach to publishing original re Read more at Fastcompany.com

The Need for a Nuremberg Code for the 21st Century[To top]

2019-11-13 17:00:00 UTC

The Need for a Nuremberg Code for the 21st CenturyScience continues to be weaponized in the name of oppression -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Read more at Scientificamerican.com

Smashing Monthly Roundup: Community Resources And Favorite Posts[To top]

2019-11-15 14:00:00 UTC

Smashing Monthly Roundup: Community Resources And Favorite PostsOn behalf of the Smashing team, welcome to another monthly update to keep you all in the loop about all things smashing. Join us as we share the latest news and highlight the things we have enjoyed reading over the past month. Many of the included posts are s Read more at Smashingmagazine.com

Cardiac arrest on weekends has fewer chances of survival - The Asian Age[To top]

2019-11-12 04:04:00 UTC

Cardiac arrest on weekends has fewer chances of survival - The Asian AgeCardiac arrest on weekends has fewer chances of survival The Asian Age
Read more at Asianage.com

Mars Scientists Investigate Ancient Life in Australia - Jet Propulsion Laboratory[To top]

2019-11-15 17:46:07 UTC

Mars Scientists Investigate Ancient Life in Australia - Jet Propulsion LaboratoryTeams with NASA's Mars 2020 and ESA's ExoMars practiced hunting for fossilized microbial life in the Australian Outback in preparation for their Red Planet missions. Read more at Nasa.gov


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