When language is a tool for coercion, nobody wins. T he current discussion about political correctness is the result of a perfect storm. Changing gender norms, new social media platforms, and deepening class divisions has led to a renewed...Show More Summary
An improved sequencing tool reveals dynamic changes of poly(A) tails in eggs and embryos. By revealing the dynamic poly(A) regulation during the translation of RNA into protein, the study furthered our understanding as to how the fabric of life is shaped: from the color of your skin to your hair to how tall you will grow.
The improved sequencing tool from the IBS Center for RNA Research reveals dynamic changes of poly(A) tails in eggs and embryos. By revealing the dynamic poly(A) regulation during the translation of RNA into protein, the study furthered our understanding as to how the fabric of life is shaped: from the color of your skin to your hair to how tall you will grow. read more
Compact OS is a new command line tool that Microsoft introduced in the Windows 10 operating system in an effort to reduce the system's disk footprint. Probably the biggest change to previous versions of Windows in this regard is that Windows 10 does not need recovery images anymore, as the operating system will use existing […] Ghacks needs you. Show More Summary
Right now, Pokemon Go is changing the landscape. A major new gaming presence, one of the first big attempts at augmented reality gaming, a major marketing tool, and a host of other points are driving use of and interest in this product. Show More Summary
Twitter's testing out a range of new tools and functions to improve the user experience and get more people tweeting more often.
Marketers are rethinking the tools and platforms used to engage with customers at different stages of the customer journey. Here's a look at how the customer technology stack is changing. Read the full article at MarketingProfs
In our last installment of Tools of the Trade, we had just finished doing the inspection of the surface mount part of the PCB. Next in the process is the through hole components. Depending on the PCB, the order may change slightly, but...Show More Summary
New Haven, Conn.-- A Yale-led team of researchers developed a new approach to scanning the brain for changes in synapses that are associated with common brain disorders. The technique may provide insights into the diagnosis and treatment...Show More Summary
A new approach has been developed to scanning the brain for changes in synapses that are associated with common brain disorders. The technique may provide insights into the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of disorders, including epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease, say authors of a new report.
“For centuries, opera has been a tool of power, a spectacle developed and organized by influential Western nations and the elites within them. It is long past time for the art form to be more open about this heritage, and to make reparations for it. Using opera to understand the connections between cultures and to […]
In a piece on a new production of Mozart’s “Abduction from the Seraglio,” the New York Times makes a case for this old art form’s role as an agent of change in our tumultuous cultural reality: For centuries, opera has been a tool of power, a spectacle developed and organized by influential Western nations and the elites within them.
Exploring the rise of conversational interfaces, how AI will change the way programmers create software, and open source tools for AI and machine learning. Continue reading Applications of AI technologies: Peter Norvig in conversation with Tim O'Reilly.
It’s not news that technology has been changing the way we live and work for some time now, but over the last few years, it’s been making more and more of an impact in how we plan our weddings too. There are the obvious tools like wedding websites, paperless invites, Etsy, Pinterest, wedding day hashtags and […]
What is it? WeightNot is a weight loss diet plan made to help people through natural foods, supplements, coaching, and online tools. They claim to offer fast and healthy results, through a full lifestyle change. Their program is offered in … Continue reading ?
Lots of startup want to reinvent email and some, like Slack, occasionally manage to change the way we work. At the end of the day, though, email isn’t going away and company-wide collaboration tools only really work when everybody is on the same platform. Show More Summary
Snapchat is introducing a big new feature called Memories. It not only introduces a convenient backup tool for users to take advantage of, but it brings new features that will forever change the way you use Snapchat. In our post, we walk you through every new feature. Check it out.
Bread: what can't it do? It's a pre-dinner snack. It's a vessel for cheese or jam or Nutella. Oprah loves it, like, a lot. And, in the case of Wesleyan grad/poet Emily Weitzman, it's a tool to take down a nasty slut-shamer. Team bread! In her poem "Bread Thread," 23-year-old Weitzman explains how it all went down. Show More Summary
Google has revealed some huge Google Now on Tap changes today. The biggest that may excite some of you is the ability to translate foreign text from within any app's screen, though there are also some great new discovery tools at your fingertips.
What would be the qualifications of a Korean diplomat in response to the rapidly changing nature of diplomacy in our age? Here is a lecture entitled, "What does diplomacy mean in our age?" by Prof. Emanuel Pastreich, Senior Advisor of AsiaToday and director of The Asia Institute. Show More Summary