Technology doesn't just change the world — it runs it. In 2016, the algorithms, networks and slabs of glass and metal that make up today's digital tools had a direct impact on our lives in some very unexpected ways. From Facebook's...Show More Summary
The film industry has always been one that embraces and runs with new technology, so it’s no surprise that the explosion of the drone industry is making waves in the way movies are made. Before the FAA approved the use of UAVs (drones) for filmmaking, aerial shots could only be achieved with the use of
With the rise of technology, the availability of instant communication and collaboration tools that bring the virtual world into the boardroom, the face of the modern office is rapidly changing. According to Gallup’s most recent Work and Education poll, 37 percent of U.S. workers say they have telecommuted. And with GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.comreporting that at least half...
Do you hate that Siri is in the upper right corner of the Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro? You can change that! The Touch Bar on the MacBook Pro has a lot of customization features. You can add or remove a lot of tools in the Touch Bar settings section of various apps. Show More Summary
This tool from the Minneapolis Fed is crazy cool: Change in US Employment: Recoveries Source: Minneapolis Fed If you go to the site there are all sorts of interesting things you can do... The post Compare Recessions and Recoveries via Employment and Output appeared first on The Big Picture.
This awesome interactive tool from data scientist and mathematician Kevin Wilson lets you reassign counties from one state to any other state. As you can see above, even just a few minor changes could radically alter the balance of power in a given state, and consequently the Electoral College, too. Show More Summary
Tom Winterbottom reports that “Using digital tools and literature to explore the evolution of the Spanish language, Stanford researcher Cuauhtémoc García-García reveals a new historical perspective on linguistic changes in Latin America and Spain”: “I wanted to study language evolution through data found in written work to add historical depth to how, where and when […]
When the first teardown of Apple’s new 2016 MacBook Pro was published earlier this month, a couple notable changes were spotted related to the machine’s SSD. Components for the SSD are now soldered onto the logic board, which likely allows for some design and thinness enhancements, but hurts overall repairability. Show More Summary
Surviving breast cancer changed the course of Regina Barzilay's research. The experience showed her, in stark relief, that oncologists and their patients lack tools for data-driven decision making. That includes what treatments to recommend, but also whether a patient's sample even warrants a cancer diagnosis, she explained at the Nov. Show More Summary
Every business wants to stay ahead of new trends. It is not merely a luxury any longer to have the latest piece of software, it is a requirement to stay ahead of competition, keep up with frequent changes, and stay in touch with other collaborators. SmallBizDaily says that small businesses in particular need to adapt […]
By charting the slopes and crags on animals' teeth as if they were mountain ranges, scientists at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History have created a powerful new way to learn about the diets of extinct animals from the fossil record.
(Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History) By charting the slopes and crags on animals' teeth as if they were mountain ranges, scientists at the Smithsonian's Natural History Museum have created a powerful new way to learn about the diets of extinct animals from the fossil record. Show More Summary
Chopping vegetables is one of the most tedious, time-consuming, and messy cooking tasks. Thankfully, there's an ingenious shortcut you can take using a tool you probably already have: a food processor. When making recipes that call for...Show More Summary
SEO will always be a hot topic since the trends change from year to year, even season to season. Staying on top of your SEO game will keep you in the forefront and in turn, build your webpage to new heights. Here are some analysis tools to keep in your back pocket for the coming […] The post 6 SEO Analysis Tools Every SEO Needs to Know For 2017 appeared first on The Blog Herald.
by Heidi Groover Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole says the department's policies dealing with undocumented immigrants will not change under a Trump administration. City of Seattle "The Policies of the Seattle Police Department Regarding...Show More Summary
Adobe recently gave a sneak peak of new software called #VoCo with an amazing (and potentially alarming) capacity to edit recorded speech. Users will easily be able to change word order and even to invent new words using a simple keyboard interface. Show More Summary
Twitter is launching another update in a long string of incremental changes intended to curb harassment and improve abuse reporting. Like prior tweaks, these aren’t likely to change Twitter’s reputation as a haven of hate.
Twitter has a long history of lacking basic usability tools and filters to prevent harassment, but a brand new feature rolling out today could help change that. The company just announced several big tweaks to its "mute" feature that...Show More Summary
It's no secret that waiting for the cable guy is one of the biggest annoyances in the world, next to stubbing your toe or getting pineapple on your pizza (seriously, what's up with pineapple?), but Rogers wants to change that — the first...Show More Summary
Have you noticed how bizarre social media and the news cycle has been lately? In the age of digital media, journalism is changing significantly. Widely available storytelling and distribution tools, misinformation spreading like wildfire,...Show More Summary