In 1995, Jean-Dominique Bauby suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed and speechless, with only the ability to blink his left eyelid. Using just that eye, he silently dictated his memoir, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, later adapted into a film. Bauby suffered from “locked-in syndrome,” in which patients are completely paralyzed except […]
Monthly Archives: January 2017
Introducing the New Privacy Basics | Facebook Newsroom
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Poland, Ireland, Latvia and Sweden Have the Lowest Mobile Broadband Usage Prices.
Across the OECD countries there is a 14:1 range from highest to lowest MBB price per GB. Mobile Broadband price data shows that the price per GB of post-paid MBB services is declining at an average rate of 10% per year. However, there is still a huge variation in prices from USD $1 per GB […]
Influence 2.0 – The Future of Influencer Marketing Research Report 2017
Apple Campus 2 February 2017 Construction Update 4K
$3 billion can buy a pretty incredible corporate office! One of the more amazing projects ever. Hope to tour it someday. Seems like Apple is thinking of everything. We will keep posting the progress as it nears completion. This article originally appeared at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvkh5udzKds.
Meet America’s Newest, High-Techiest Weather Satellite
The GOES-16 atmospheric satellite is a super-powered machine that can predict the future. At least as far as weather is concerned. This article originally appeared at: https://www.wired.com/video/2017/01/meet-america-s-newest-high-techiest-weather-satellite/.
More adventures in replying to spam | James Veitch
James Veitch has spent years doing the tireless, thankless work of replying to spam emailers so you don’t have to. He returns to TED to tell the tale of yet another spam email adventure, this time with a vital lesson attached: How to annoy your way off any spammer’s mailing list. If you liked this […]
Dogs Have Music Preferences But Most Like To Chill With Reggae, Says Study
If their music taste is anything to go by, dogs are super chilled. The University of Glasgow has released new research, in partnership with Scotland’s Animal Welfare Charity (SPCA), looking at the musical taste of dogs. The study consisted of playing five different genres of music to a group of dogs through sound systems installed […]
Evaluating the Economic Impacts of Local and Regional Food Systems: Best Practices
Lot’s of people are hungry even though there’s an abundance of food. Here’s one approach to shortening the link between the food and the hungry. Transcript of Webinar Rich Pirog: Hello. This is Rich Pirog. I’m the Senior Associate Director for the Michigan State University’s Center for Regional Food Systems. I’d like to welcome you […]