“It gives you the intimate ability to turn and say, ‘Whoa. Please tell me you saw that, too.’”
Rabbit: A Free Video Chat That Makes It Easy To Watch Netflix With Friends
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Ahh, I love technology!!
“Educate the children and it won’t be necessary to punish the men.”
The sharing economy runs into some trouble taking to the skies.
Ah, the sharing economy. You can share rides to the office. You can share apartments. You can even share boats. What you can’t share, though, is your airplane, should you be lucky enough to own one.
Facebook bet big on the technology earlier this year, purchasing the pioneering company Oculus VR in a $2 billion dollar deal. VR has taken center stage at events like South By Southwest and Comic-Con as marketers have turned out immersive experiences for everything from Game of Thrones to X-Men.
Tucked into all that buzz is an uncomfortable fact about VR: Some people experience a kind of motion sickness, known as “sim sickness,” when they use head-mounted virtual reality displays like the Oculus Rift or Sony’s Project Morpheus prototype. And even virtual reality game makers aren’t immune at first.
Ahhh the dreaded Sim Sickness!!
President Theodore Roosevelt reminds us of the importance of hard work! #WednesdayWisdom #WorkHard #inspiration #inspire #advice #wisdom #quotes #noexcuses
“Nine days before the World Health Organization announced the African Ebola outbreak now making headlines, an algorithm had already spotted it.”
– How This Algorithm Detected The Ebola Outbreak Before Humans Could (via fastcompany)
You can unplug the Internet and pull the shades—or you can phone a friend.
You’re reaching the frayed ends of over-caffeinated overtime and if your inbox pings one more time, you might throw your laptop at a wall. If you had the time to read a whole self-help book on being overwhelmed, well, you wouldn’t need it, would you?
A study published in the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology looks at your options for bailing out of a burnout, before the meltdown starts.
Using a psychology model of coping mechanisms called selection, optimization, and compensation, the researchers tested each method with a sample of 294 employees and their supervisors. Only one of these strategies actually worked. But first, a review of their definitions:
Good to know!
Everything in this 1991 RadioShack ad exists in a single smartphone. This one and some other unexpected facts at Thinking Humanity: Unbelievable…These 23 Mind Blowing Facts Will DESTROY Your Understanding Of Time. I’m pretty sure more than one surprises you.
Technology is amazing.
The concept is bizarre, combining a building material from the time of Julius Caesar with a Jetsons aesthetic, but the approach has already worked before.
This newly-revived technique could provide low-cost housing for refugees and displaced people, and generally provide architects with a cost-effective way to explore convex construction.