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The Cognicity Challenge — Initiative To Give Smart-City Technologies Opportunity For Real-World Testing

Twelve new “smart-city technologies–based” startups will soon be getting the opportunity to test out their technologies in the real world — at the recently opened High Growth Space:24 in One Canada Square. The initiative has been dubbed...Show More Summary

NPR is launching a new innovation lab

NPR is hiring for a new initiative called Storytelling Lab, a sort of skunkworks to test out ideas for creative audio projects, Chris Turpin, acting senior vice president for news, and Loren Mayor, chief operating officer, announcedShow More Summary

Do patient satisfaction ratings counteract the high value care initiative?

All physicians know the scenario. You want to reassure the patient; the patient wants another (usually expensive) test. In our new metric age, we may have a conflict between overuse and patient satisfaction. The article provides some hospitalist data – Hospitalists know guidelines but overuse tests to reassure selves, patients How do we balance making […]

Initial diagnostic test in ED for chest pain did not affect low rate of heart attack

Patients seen in the emergency department for chest pain who did not have a heart attack appeared to be at low risk of experiencing a heart attack during short- and longer-term follow-up and that risk was not affected by the initial diagnostic testing strategy, according to a study.

Manned commercial trips to ISS on track for 2017

4 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

Boeing and SpaceX are planning for initial piloted test flights of new International Space Station ferries in 2017, officials say

Quality Control Bun

"Mom! While you were out I heard a radio report that the supermarket was having a recall on some greens." "So I took the initiative and tested all our greens for freshness and quality." "Good news! We're ok. I can...

National Briefing | Rockies: Montana: Tests Show Water Appears Free of Carcinogens

last weekHealth : NYT: Health

Initial tests of water supplies show no sign of a cancer-causing element for the first time since they were contaminated by a crude oil spill over the weekend, a state official said.

Real-world samples: Sony Alpha 7 II in Kauai

Our initial samples gallery from the Sony a7 II saw the camera tested in a variety of real-world conditions, and now we've followed it up with even more samples from the mirrorless full-frame camera. Better yet, we tested it out in what is arguably one of the most photogenic places on Earth. Show More Summary

10 news organizations join drone-test program

Ten US media organizations including the New York Times and Washington Post announced a coalition Thursday to test drones for news gathering in collaboration with Virginia Tech University. The initiative is “designed to conduct controlled safety testing of a series […]

Unit tests vs. functional tests: Round 1

"Long story short - I made the initial set of tests pass, but when I ran the code in Tamy (my game engine editor) on the sample assets I had, it broke spectacularly."...

Facebook has started testing Facebook at Work, the colleagues-only app it is designing to encourage

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Facebook has started testing Facebook at Work, the colleagues-only app it is designing to encourage workday use. "Pilot partners" began using the app today. It will initially debut on iOS and Android, and will also be available from the mobile site. [ The Guardian ] Read more...

Terrorism as Rorschach Test

(John Hinderaker) Pretty much everyone in the world is opposed to terrorism in principle, or pretends to be, so the interesting part of anyone’s response to a terrorist atrocity is not the initial condemnation, but what follows after. Show More Summary

Genetics testing company Invitae files for an initial public offering

The company developed a test that sequences 218 types of genes to find markers that might mean future health problems. It's focused on hereditary cancers now.

Jon Jones, UFC Issue Statements Following Jones' Positive Drug Test

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the UFC have each issued a statement in the wake of reports that Jones tested positive for a cocaine metabolite during a pre -fight drug test and will enter a rehab facility. The initial news...Show More Summary

Challenges using the iPod Touch for a Mobile Testing Environment

In previous blog posts we’ve discussed the results of our initial user testing. In this blog post we’ll talk about the process and challenges of getting...

Orange Bowl 2014: TV Info, Spread, Injury Updates, Game Time and More

If the initial College Football Playoff games are the main course for the New Year’s six bowls, an Orange Bowl showdown between Georgia Tech and Mississippi State is a worthy appetizer. The Yellow Jackets will test their effective and difficult-to-prepare-for triple-option offense against the stout SEC defense of the Bulldogs. Show More Summary

Ukraine should put Russia to the test

Ukraine is now strong enough to seize the initiative to create a lasting cease-fire in its Donbas Rust Belt, currently occupied by Russia and its proxies. And Russia may be weak enough to be receptive. It is in Kiev's interest to do so. A state of permanent war with Russia would damage...

5 Rules for AB Testing in Startup Companies

AB testing is critically important when launching a new marketing campaign. There's a lot of pressure on startups to perform well in their initial marketing and advertising campaigns. If you succeed, you'll earn a wealth of new business,...Show More Summary

Man Tests First Dual Shoulder-Down Cyborg Arms

last monthOdd : Geekologie

Meet Les Baugh. Les had both arms amputated at the shoulder after a freak electrical accident 40 years ago (and not from being torn off by an angry bear like I initially suspected). Now he's the first person to successfully use the bilateral...Show More Summary

Free Speech Rights Won't Protect Porn Producers From Condom Law

In 2012, Los Angeles voters passed an initiative requiring adult film performers to wear condoms while filming. This, predictably, drew the ire of porn studios, producers, and stars, all of whom had adhered to a biweekly STD testing protocol to address concerns about the health risks of unprotected sex. The......

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