According to a relatively recent change in the Companies Act in India, large companies must now allocate two per cent of their net profits to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. This is meant to act as a stick approach to drive better corporate responsibility amongst corporates, integrate sustainability and thinking [...]
Photo by Christian Petersen/Zuffa LLC Along with bench presses, climate change legislation, and bursting out of tool sheds with machetes and axes, actor, seven-time Mr. Olympia, and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has added watching mixed martial arts to his list of interests in recent years. Show More Summary
Google created a full set of blob-like emoji for Android and Hangouts, but so far you haven’t actually been able to use them in your emails on the Web. That changes today with the most recent update to Gmail. Now you can use all the same emoji you’re already used to on Hangouts, which are a step up from the old tiny squarish ones. Show More Summary
A mockup of Fresco's GPS-driven tool to find local users for a breaking story. Image via Fresco. Fresco wants to change the way the news is made. The New York-based company’s app creates a feed of news stories connected to photos taken by its network of users who happened to be [...]
Google announced big changes for developers today in a post to the official Android Developers blog, stating the company is to stop development and support for Android Developer Tools (ADT) in Eclipse at the end of this year. Over the...Show More Summary
Fhotoroom, a popular photography network and mobile editor for Windows devices just got updated to v14.26 with few new changes. Read below for the full list of changes. v14.26 Updates: – NEW Edit Mask and Brush Tools. – Bug Fixes and Improvements. v14.24 Updates: – Completely Rewritten TiltShift filter, now supports Mask Brush, +2x Faster, […]
Sexual health and safety tools have just been kicked up a notch, thanks to a group of teenaged UK designers. The Health Category winners of the TeenTech 2015 Awards proposed the conceptual condom that changes color once they detect sexually transmitted
Adrian Grenier sits down alongside Aimee Mullins to debate in a panel on Game Changing Partnerships That Galvanize Social Change held during the 2016 Cannes Lions Festival on Monday (June 22) in Cannes, France. “I can’t just be a spokesperson [for a brand], I have to authentically live the advocacy I am preaching,” the 38-year-old [...]
The new tool allows users to choose a delay time from 5 to 30 seconds in case of a change of heart.
It still costs less than all of the higher quality substitutes, right? This week Amazon changed the terms for a service that has become a standard tool in social-science research, and many scholars are complaining that it will mean higher costs to conduct surveys. The service is called Mechanical Turk,...
I've been enjoying the work of Commishbob over at The Five Tool Collector for a long time now, but until recently we'd never interacted personally. Well, that all changed when Bob dropped an impressive array of vintage Red Sox cardsShow More Summary
An interesting Q&A with the author of a new book that examines how concerned citizens could use shame to change the behaviour of corporations and even governments. Jennifer Jacquet offers a provocative argument for why, particularly in the realm of environmental activism, shame may be a more useful emotion than guilt.
Lately, WhatsApp went through major changes, starting with the addition of the voice calling feature, then the changed calling interface, the support for money transfers and the temporary backups on the Google Drive. The latest beta version is 2.12.126 and the APK is found on the official website of WhatsApp. Show More Summary
The West imposed anti-Russian economic sanctions and restrictions on certain individuals in 2014, after the Black Sea peninsula of Crimea broke away from Ukraine and rejoined Russia, following a referendum.
In May Google acquired Timeful. Timeful was built as an app to allow users to use artificial intelligence to help them keep track of both their personal and professional lives. These changes integrated behavioral science. Instead of introducing a new tool, Timeful changed the environment users were working in. Show More Summary
Obfuscation is an important tool in the kit of any snake oil salesman, which helps to explain why the Royal London Homoeopathic Hospital has changed its name. It’s now known… Continue reading The post Labour is up to its neck in the black spider memo scandal when it comes to homeopathy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Food is the fastest acting and most powerful medicine you can take. Welcome to the science of "nutrigenomics." The most powerful tool you have to change your brain and your health is your fork. Food is not just calories or energy. Food contains information that talks to your genes, turning them on or off and affecting their function moment to moment. Show More Summary
Running two blogs has become more of a pain than a useful tool for readers. Please know nothing is really changing regarding the mileage run blog, just that is being folded into the main Delta Points blog. What does this mean for you? Really not all that much. Show More Summary
There’s never been a comprehensive study on the safety of lane-splitting. The University of California Berkeley just changed that, and the research shows that it’s safe – if you’re not a tool. Bookmark this page now. Read more...
May was another busy month in the world of social change. For a start there was: a behavioral economics approach to social change, continued focus on civic tech, a tool for calculating a nonprofit’s true costs, new definitions of membership in the digital age, the evolving public library, digital sabbaticals, and much more. Show More Summary