If you’ve got long hair, you’ll be very familiar with the dent in your wrist that comes of wearing an emergency hairband like a bracelet. You’ll also have noticed that it doesn’t exactly look good in photos, especially when you’re otherwise dressed up. Show More Summary
?In March of 2014, a 57 year old man arrived at an emergency room in Paris. He was sweating with a 101 degree fever and complained of generalized pain in his lower limbs. He also had a startlingly low heartbeat of 40 beats per minute. Show More Summary
Global events such as climate change and an international trade have caused a number of dangerous parasites to emerge in countries where they haven’t been found before. The parasites, which can invade and damage vital body organs such as the brain, range from one-celled organisms to relatively large tape worms. Show More Summary
Juniper Research believes that the next-generation smartphone -- enabled by an associated software application -- is set to become a means of linking external Smart Wireless Devices to the mobile cloud.
Coal-related jobs are going up in flames, but new ones will emerge from the ashes. That’s the conclusion of a new economic study that examines the Obama administration’s energy policy and its potential impact on the broader economy. Appalachia’s coal counties are smoldering for a multitude of reasons, namely the decline [...]
Although it’s not fun to think about rainy days, it’s always good to have some information to help deal with them. This app from the American Red Cross is full of how-to tips, quizzes and shelter lists designed to help you prepare for severe weather such as tornadoes and natural disasters such as earthquakes. Show More Summary
Just when you thought it was safe to use AFNetworking apps, a new threat emerges.
Earlier this week, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts reached out to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler in a last-ditch effort to lobby for the cable giant’s $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. Roberts argued that the...Show More Summary
Given that both heads up displays for our cars and smart glasses are emerging (if still niche) product categories, it’s not surprising that a company would try to combine the two into a single product. Earlier this week we had the opportunity...Show More Summary
via Glenn Fleishman for Six Colors: A new interest in newsletters has emerged as banner-ad rates and Google AdSense rates declined. Several cartoonists I know have $20-per-year newsletters that have attracted hundreds of subscribers or more who get early access to cartoons, some original content, and the exclusive thoughts of the creator. Patreon has also […]
The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. It originally appears each week on Global Voices Advocacy. Ellery Roberts Biddle, Weiping Li, Hae-in...Show More Summary
I recently sat down with Jonathan Follett, principal of Involution Studios and editor and author of the recently released O’Reilly book Designing for Emerging Technologies. We talked about the ways in which emerging technologies are disrupting the product life cycle …
Want to pull off a MacGyver, but do not have the smarts to do so? Perhaps having the right tools would help in the first place. If that is the case, then the $39.99 Tactical Auto Rescue Tool would definitely be worth having in your “arsenal” of tools, as one can never tell just when one will be involved in an emergency. No longer do you need to remain helpless...
Video is emerging as one of the top digital advertising formats on desktop and mobile. Mobile will be the biggest driver of digital-video ad spend over the next few years. Advertisers are rushing to snap up video ad spots as video viewership increases on mobile devices. Show More Summary
Whether by gathering data from your gut, your womb, or your head, new digital devices are designed to track wellness in ways that could transform how individuals manage their own health. Four leaders of the emerging “Internet of BioShow More Summary
TECH NEWS - Four students from the Jamaica College (JC) emerged winners of the first Hacking Generation Y hackathon held in Jamaica, with their creation of an app, which aims to simplify the career selection process for students. The students: Shumba Brown, Gavin Smith, Howard Johnson and Dane Edwards of the team, Code Veterans, were […]
The day is coming when designer babies are the norm, space travel is available to everyone, and robots have personhood and even pay taxes. It may not be coming soon, but a number of futurist political parties have emerged in the last few years to make sure we’re ready when it does. Read more...
When you get on a plane, the last thing you want to think about is what you’ll have to do to survive an emergency crash landing in the water. But knowing exactly how to safely evacuate a plane could one day save your life, so researches created a terrifying Oculus Rift emergency landing simulation that looks far more effective than a safety pamphlet ever could be. Read more...
Data agility has emerged as one of the hottest business topics today, with people weighing in on its importance, to everyone from the CIO to the sales team. And what is data agility, exactly? I think one of the best ways to define data agility is to think of it [...]
Avaya Inc. is expanding its networking portfolio with a new family of stackable switches designed to power emerging categories of connected devices, literally. The series implements beefed-up Power over Ethernet (PoE) wiring to conduct twice the electricity as more conventional … Continue reading ?