Jeremy Paxman continues his personal account of Britain’s empire, looking at how the empire began as a pirates’ treasure hunt, grew into an informal empire based on trade and developed into a global financial network. He travels from...Show More Summary
Apple's HealthKit API has the ability to hold extremely important personal health data like heart rate, exercise habits, and blood pressure, but the company is now clarifying its guidelines on what third party developers are allowed to do with that...
Quirky Inc., a startup specializing in crowd-sourced development of small household products, dropped out of the pursuit for General Electric Co.'s appliances unit, a person with knowledge of the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Australian intelligence and law enforcement agencies are pushing for access to more personal data and other records with a minimum of court oversight. The most recent development tells us they should be trusted as much with this additional info as the guy standing in front of an empty barn asking for more horses. Show More Summary
WildStar developer Carbine Studios is undergoing a leadership change. President Jeremy Gaffney announced today that he's stepping down from his post for professional and personal reasons.Click To Continue Reading
by Dish Staff Jelani Cobb brings a personal perspective: I spent eight days in Ferguson, and in that time I developed a kind of between-the-world-and-Ferguson view of the events surrounding Brown’s death. I was once a linebacker-sized eighteen-year-old, too. What I knew then, what black people have been required to know, is that there are […]
Developer Michael Hicks has announced a new project for the PS4 -- it's called Pillar. It will consist of a collection of minigames, each modeled after a different personality type. Examples given are introverts, logical people, andShow More Summary
Although the development of excellent budgeting skills is important throughout the year, utilizing restraint and prudence with respect to personal finance is particularly important during the months that proceed the Christmas season. As the summer comes to a close and December looms near, individuals who want to be able to spend freely during the holidays […]
Giving back to your community is a gift that gives right back, and habits and viewpoints instilled at a young age are much more likely to stick with a person than those developed later in life. Because of this, it's great for kids to get used to the idea of being involved in their community through volunteer work and other types of service. Show More Summary
Big Data presents scientists with unfolding opportunities, including, for instance, the possibility of discovering heterogeneous characteristics in the population leading to the development of personalized treatments and highly individualized services. Show More Summary
A new software tool developed at Columbia University is providing valuable insights into how some very popular websites make use of the sensitive data they collect from their users. The software could help sniff out potential abusesShow More Summary
Having a better knowledge of who it is that marketing efforts are being aimed at is imperative for the success of any product or application. Telephone data that provides accurate information, such as a person's name, address and gender, gives the marketer or developer a real advantage and a much better chance of hitting the mark.
Workplace productivity and personal relationships the world over could soon be taking a hit: The man behind the world-wide mobile gaming sensation "Flappy Bird" has unleashed his newest effort.
Let it go. Move on. Live in the moment. These are valid sentiments — words of wisdom that are featured in self-help books and spoken by personal development gurus. And I honestly adhere to those notions; moving forward from certain chapters and releasing old ghosts is freeing. And healthy. Staying present encourages appreciation, of beauty, […]
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has launched the Penn Center for Advanced Retinal and Ocular Therapeutics (CAROT) to build on its previous success developing novel therapies for the personalized diagnosis and treatment of retinal and ocular disorders.
Take the Narcissistic Personality Inventory, developed by Robert Raskin and Howard Terry.
According to the Center of Disease Control, Cerebral Palsy is the most common motor disability in childhood and causes abnormal brain development or damage to the developing brain that affects a person’s ability to control his or her muscles. In the United States, 1 in 323 children have cerebral palsy. Although Cerebral Palsy is known […]
Designer and Web developer Amine Zafri has created an absolutely beautiful Facebook concept inspired by Google Now. In short, he has taken the cards that power Google’s intelligent personal assistant and applied them to the Facebook Timeline. Show More Summary
Regarding its deal with Ditto Labs to help it scan all the images on its site for insight into a person's affiliation with a brand, Tumblr Head of Business Development T.R. Newcomb said, "Right now, we're not planning to do anything ad-related." And "right now" would be the key word in that phrase. Show More Summary
Portable solar power has already taken off, but what about when the sun goes down? Could massive wind turbines be scaled down for personal use? Poznan, Poland-based 3D printer manufacturer Omni3d has developed a 3D-printed, foldable wind turbine that can generate