Monthly Archives: January 2017
The New LinkedIn… Are You Leveraging It To Increase Your Sales?
Have you seen the new LinkedIn Interface yet? It’s not live on my account yet, but I have seen it on a few friends posts about the changes. The look and feel is more like the new mobile interface of the app. It’s simplified and has lost a little functionality, but overall it’s still LinkedIn! […]
What Is Docker Swarm?
As more and more people jump on the Docker bandwagon, more and more people are wondering just exactly how we scale this thing. Some will have heard of Docker-Compose, some will have heard of Docker Swarm, and then there’s some folks out there with their Kubernetes and Mesos clusters. Docker Swarm became native to Docker […]
Cost of offshore wind power in UK has dropped 32 percent in four years
The cost of offshore wind power in Britain has fallen to £97 ($121) per MWh. According to an industry report (PDF), this represents a 32 percent drop from £142 ($178) four years ago. The Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB), a part of The Crown Estate, which manages the UK seabed, released its report on Tuesday. […]
Can a powerful new quantum computer convince skeptics of its worth?
The quantum computing company D-Wave Systems has announced that its latest device features twice the computing capacity of its previous model, which it claims makes it incredibly fast compared to conventional hardware. But even so, the company still faces a struggle in convincing parts of the scientific community of its worth. D-Wave’s new 2000Q quantum […]
Why Google Killed 1.7 Billion Ads Last Year – And Kicked 200 Publishers Off Its Network
It might seem strange for a web company that makes virtually all its money from advertising to be blocking more and more ads from its site, but that’s exactly what Google Inc. is doing. Last year, the search giant killed some 1.7 billion ads that violated its advertising policies, the company said today, more than […]
Elon Musk plans to start digging tunnels to beat traffic
Musk raised eyebrows in mid-December when he announced plans via Twitter to buy a tunnel boring machine and “just start digging.” He promised to call the effort The Boring Company. “Traffic is driving me nuts,” he tweeted. Since then it’s been unclear whether Musk was momentarily frustrated with Los Angeles traffic, or would actually follow […]
When You Scramble Names, It’s Because of Love
“Sammy, Marie, Baxter, Lauren!” Your parents might have run through your siblings’ names and the dog’s before landing on yours. But why do we do that? Samantha Deffler, a cognitive scientist at Rollins College, in Winter Park, Florida, set out with her colleagues, Cassidy Fox, Christin Ogle, and senior researcher David Rubin, to conduct a […]