ANA Mileage Club used to be a key program for those interested in booking Star Alliance awards. That was partly because of an inexpensive distance-based award chart. and partly because of a very accurate search tool. These changed in...Show More Summary
Tiny satellites called Cubesats are a relatively cheap tool scientists are now using to better understand Earth. Produced by Matt Stuart. Reporting by Rebecca Harrington. Video courtesy of NASA. Follow TI: On Facebook SEE ALSO: Orbital eyes first customer for in-space satellite servicing Join the conversation about this story »
Scientists at the University of Utah, ARUP Laboratories, and IDbyDNA, Inc., have developed ultra-fast, meta-genomics analysis software called Taxonomer that dramatically improves the accuracy and speed of pathogen detection. In a paper...Show More Summary
Wearable tech like fitness bands and GPS trackers are all the rage, and our pets are starting to use them, too. These tools can help us monitor and track our companion animals. But these devices are also changing our pets’ capabilities and how we interact with them. We’ve entered the age of cyborg animals. More »
While cholera has hardly changed over the past centuries, the tools used to study it have not ceased to evolve. Using mobile phone records of 150,000 users, an EPFL-led study has shown to what extent human mobility patterns contributed to the spread of a cholera epidemic in Senegal in 2005. read more
Anthropics Technology, the makers of the PortraitPro software application, has announced a program that it claims ‘radically simplifies and speeds up’ dramatic reworking of landscape images. LandscapePro offers tools for replacing skies,...Show More Summary
For years now, Halo content creators have been making incredible things in the series' Forge mode. Today, Microsoft announced a change in the tools that could potentially give those creators a level of precision they never thought possible. Later this year, Halo 5's Forge will be available on Windows 10 PC for free. Show More Summary
I know that both as a teacher and a mother of three little kids that Microsoft OneNote with the Class Notebook add-in and Learning Tools have truly changed my life. It has significantly impacted my teaching and has given me back theShow More Summary
It’s no secret that social media has now consumed most of our lives. It’s everywhere and there’s really no avoiding it. Don’t get me wrong, social media is a powerful tool and when used appropriately a lot of good things can come out of it. For instance, as a medical student who moved from New […]
Apple is still trying to figure out how to improve the usability of iTunes. Today, the company released an update that tweaked the interface a bit, adding a sidebar and media selection tool that make navigating through libraries a bit easier. Show More Summary
The world of SEO has changed dramatically over the past decade, but one area that remains relevant and important is keyword research, and the new Moz Keyword Explorer tool is a powerful weapon in that area. I’ve always been very skeptical...Show More Summary
By Rick Green, Everyone who has been diagnosed with ADHD has their own version of this horror story. You’re struggling in life. You finally get diagnosed. You start making changes, trying some ADHD-friendly tools, finally understanding why some tasks are so hard, and others are a breeze. Show More Summary
You know not to post drunken photos on Facebook, but do you know that your social media presence should change as your career moves forward? You already know social media is a handy job-search tool. You dutifully update your LinkedIn account and scrub your Facebook profile of incriminating photos. Show More Summary
Nvidia's Ansel is designed to give you all the tools you need to create artistic in-game screenshots of your favorite scenes. Take control of the camera, change the lighting, add a vignette, or snap a 360-degree image.
The internet is an incredible resource full of invaluable information and tools to keep us connected to friends and family all over the world. It's also a nightmare place that has permanently changed the way that we interact with one another. That's why Louis C.K. Show More Summary
Climate change has condensed the cycles of devastating drought, and agriculture across Africa and the world is feeling the heat. Lack of rain in southern Africa delayed this year’s planting season by up to two months. Planted areas have shrunk, crops have wilted and food production in South Africa...
Netflix has released a tool to help you control how much data you use when you're streaming on your smartphone or tablet. You will now be able to change the settings in the app to use more or less data, depending on what kind of data...Show More Summary
When it comes to search engine optimization, nothing is as constant as change. This fact can cause desperation amongst page operators. A single update from Google can destroy the work of the past weeks or months. This causes a painful breakdown in visitor count that, in the case of commercial websites, comes alongside heavy sales losses. Show More Summary
‘Climate change’ is not mentioned once in the 248 pages of text of the huge proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal, despite the fact that the text includes rules that would restrict the tools that the United States and EU could use to tackle climate change, according to the Sierra Club.
Negotiating sales of excess inventory into the "off-price" market hadn't changed since the Excel spreadsheet came out. In the apparel world, the term "off-price" is used for excess inventory in fashion outlets and other lower-price retail stores. Show More Summary