When I was at LCOGT one of the things I helped make was Star In A Box - an interactive tool to explore how stars change during their lives. During the summer it went through some user testing in school classrooms with students in Years 8 (12-13 years olds from sets 1 and; 2) and 10 (14-15 years old). Show More Summary
Bloomberg Launches First Tool to Measure Risk of Carbon Assets Still in Ground Elizabeth Douglass, December 9, 2013 (Inside Climate News via EcoWatch) “In a move that underscores Wall Street’s growing unease over the business-as-usual strategy of the world’s fossil fuel companies, Bloomberg L.P. Show More Summary
Interplay between genes and the environment has been pondered at least since the phrase "nature versus nurture" was coined in the mid-1800s. But until the arrival of modern genomic sequencing tools, it was hard to measure the extent that the environment had on a species' genetic makeup. read more
Y Combinator funds early stage startups and accelerates the brand, often regarded as a leader in the field, their new finance tool is the focus of the startup world. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
Subbable has the opportunity to change the way we consume content. The crowdfunded content platform was introduced back in July, and has been growing steadily since then. It is a powerful tool that allows users to not only subscribe to amazing content, but to support it as well and get a few perks in return. Show More Summary
Trends in shell fragmentation as evidence of mid-Paleozoic changes in marine predationAuthors:Salamon et alAbstract:Recent observations indicate that shell fragmentation can be a useful tool in assessing crushing predation in marine communities. Show More Summary
New risk-scoring tool allows surgeons to better counsel and potentially change an operative plan for women at higher risk for implant failure after mastectomy, Journal of the American College of Surgeons study reports.New research findings...Show More Summary
Following the launch of Chang’e-3 lunar probe in Xichang Satellite Launch Centre, the Camera Pointing System is now getting closer for landing on the moon’s surface.
It’s December, and you know that that means… It’s time for the year-in-review post! So let’s take a look back at some of the best content my blog and other blogs put out there for the world to see and benefit from. The Best Tools and Resources We Could Find 1. Show More Summary
It can be tempting to create complicated tools or platforms, but keeping things simple for users can multiply results.
Social media is never static. It is an an ever-changing array of tools and platforms built for any number of purposes. Over the last 5 years social media has changed the world in innumerable ways. The following infographic offers a snapshot of the last 5 years of social media, how it has evolved and impacted our lives. read more
Make the most of writing as a powerful personal and professional development tool. The post How Writing Things Down Can Change Your Life appeared first on Lifehack.
Though he bemoans bloated prisons and unfair sentencing, the president has barely used the tools at his disposal. But that might be about to change.
If you are anything like me, you fire up your Photoshop to create a first visual prototype of your next client’s website. And if you’re anything like me, you’re not bound to change that in the foreseeable future. All the clients I had over the last 20 years wanted to see a visual prototype before coding started. Show More Summary
For those who aren’t too comfortable with technology, changing the homepage or the search engine of the browser can be a difficult job, let alone fiddling around with settings like default browsers, tools, add-ons and browsing data.Show More Summary
This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. Apocalyptic climate change is upon us. For shorthand, let's call it a slow-motion apocalypse to distinguish it from an intergalactic attack out of the blue or a suddenly surging Genesis-style flood. Slow-motion, however, is not no-motion. Show More Summary
First-Light USA, the leading innovator in the design and manufacturing of hands-enabling lighting tools, is pleased to announce the release of a newly designed and renamed website, www.firstlight-usa.com. Along with the name change, comes improved nav...
Google's Matt Cutts has put out an open call on his personal blog asking for suggestions for what people would like to see added or changed in Webmaster Tools for 2014. Cutts first did this in 2007, and many of those suggestions were implemented.
In splashes of brilliant colors, Earth From Space gives a thorough portrait of the changing earth. An avid environmental activist and founder of GoodPlanet, Arthus-Bertrand has turned his love for photography into a tool to document environmental changes and
Node.js has quickly become one of the most popular platforms for writing server-side code. Windows, however, was never quite the right operating system to develop node.js applications on. That may be changing now, however. MicrosoftShow More Summary