Marvel's next Netflix show, 'Jessica Jones,' gets teaser, premiere date - CNET
First there was "Daredevil." Now Marvel advances the assembly of its Netflix-based team with "Jessica Jones," slated to debut November 20.
Apple's Live Photos will hog twice as much storage on your new iPhone
Apple's new Live Photos feature on the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus will eat up your storage twice as fast as regular photos.
This new Destiny: The Taken King trailer is pure sci-fi hype
Destiny's mega-expansion / massive overhaul The Taken King is launching next week, and it's being promoted with a new live-action trailer. Three guardians land inside the titular king's giant...
Stephen Colbert calls Elon Musk a supervillain after hearing plan to nuke Mars
Drop nuclear bombs on Mars. That's how Elon Musk suggests making the red planet inhabitable. In an interview on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, Musk says this is the "fast way" to warm up Mars,...
The Seaboard Rise is Roli's more affordable rubber-keyed piano
The keys on this unusual keyboard can be bent, twisted, pinched, etc. to produce different sounds.
OnePlus: Sorry for Botched Phone Rollouts
The $389 OnePlus 2 remains under lock and key to anyone without an invitation.
Orwell already warned us about apps that censor you
Don't do it, don't tolerate it. The right to be offended doesn't exist.
Articles, Answers, and Jobs for Nurses and Nursing Students
Education, experience, and shared knowledge makes a well-informed nurse. allnurses is the leading networking site for nurses and nursing students in all levels of the profession.
A fully 3D printable GlaDOS Robotic ceiling arm lamp
In this instructable I will show you how to make a fully 3D printable GlaDOS from Portal (1 and 2), that is also a lamp and can be converted into a ro...
SpaceX releases first interior photos of its astronaut-carrying spacecraft
SpaceX's new Crew Dragon capsule may be reserved for astronauts traveling to and from the International Space Station — but now you can take a virtual tour of the vehicle's insides. The company...
Transforming Bar Desk
Living in a small apartment means having to make a choice: desk or bar? You can have both with the Transforming Bar / Desk!The design includes a cork-...
'Drunk History' newlyweds dazzle with spellbinding first dance
After showing wedding guests a 'Drunk History' parody telling their "how we met" tale, Justin Tillman and Jillian Sipkins debuted a magical first dance.
Fall 2015 music guide: the 48 albums we can't wait to hear
It's never been easier to feel like you're drowning in a sea of new music. There are surprise releases, delayed releases, singles and EPs and mini-albums and mixtapes, streaming platform...
Right now (September 2015) there are droughts going on in California, Puerto Rico, India, São Paulo, and North Korea, among other places, I'm sure.But...
No solder nylon wrapped phone cable!
Whether you have broken 3 of your fingers attempting to run in stilts and need to call your mom or need to order some life saving pizza delivered to y...
The birth of a black hole, live
Black holes fascinate us. We easily conjure up images of them swallowing spaceships, but we know very little about these strange objects. In fact, we’ve never even seen a black hole form. Scientists on neutrino experiments such as the upcoming Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment hope to change that.
Facebook ‘Likes’ Mean a Computer Knows You Better Than Your Mother
There are advantages to being able to predict your intimate traits: Netflix and Pandora, for example, improve your entertainment suggestions by observing your digital behavior. But there’s also a lot of room for manipulation. If I as a company want to sell you something, and I already know your psychological traits, I can produce a far more convincing marketing message to talk you into buying something that you don’t need. Or think of the employees of a company working in places that aren’t so liberal. Local security forces, or even corporate competitors, could figure out which employee is gay, or which is atheist. This could impact the safety of the employees.
Wall Street Officially Opens Its Arms to Bitcoin Invaders
In his annual letter to shareholders this past spring, Dimon warned the Wall Street old guard that their way of doing things was under siege from “hundreds of startups with a lot of brains and money.” Traditional banking was facing a world of more “seamless and competitive” alternatives. JP Morgan, he said, would work to modernize its own services and, if need be, partner with those same Silicon Valley startups striving to undermine the way the banking industry has long done business.
The Most Misread Poem in America
A young man hiking through a forest is abruptly confronted with a fork in the path. He pauses, his hands in his pockets, and looks back and forth between his options. As he hesitates, images from possible futures flicker past: the young man wading into the ocean, hitchhiking, riding a bus, kissing a beautiful woman, working, laughing, eating, running, weeping. The series resolves at last into a view of a different young man, with his thumb out on the side of a road. As a car slows to pick him up, we realize the driver is the original man from the crossroads, only now he’s accompanied by a lovely woman and a child. The man smiles slightly, as if confident in the life he’s chosen and happy to lend that confidence to a fellow traveler. As the car pulls away and the screen is lit with gold—for it’s a commercial we’ve been watching—the emblem of the Ford Motor Company briefly appears.
Microsoft names general counsel Brad Smith as chief legal officer
Microsoft Corp on Friday appointed its general counsel, Brad Smith, as the company's president and chief legal officer, effective Friday.
Visa, Nasdaq, Others Invest $30 Million in Bitcoin-Related Startup
Some of the biggest companies in the financial sector have invested $30 million in Chain Inc., a San Francisco-based company that works with banks and other institutions to develop ways to trade and transfer financial assets using the system that underpins the virtual currency Bitcoin.
Ellen Pao drops lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins, will not appeal
To resolve the lawsuit, I will pay Kleiner Perkins for its legal costs as awarded by the court, although I firmly believe people who bring employment discrimination claims in good faith should not be forced to pay their employer’s legal bills. I will also drop my appeal, since I cannot afford the risk of even more costs to fight against a firm with tremendous financial resources and massive legal and PR armies.
How agile marketing can help you learn from your mistakes
So why is this so relevant now? Today’s marketing landscape is rapidly changing due to fluctuating market conditions and snowballing consumer opinions. Marketers can no longer afford to gamble on the success of a few long-term campaigns. Today, successful marketers are iterating on every aspect of a campaign to stay ahead of the game, deliver more value to their customers, and create more success for their organization. And internal teams need to adapt to those demands in new ways.
Don't use waterproof Xperia phones underwater, Sony says
The impact on you at home: If you have an Xperia waterproof phone you should heed Sony’s warning even if you’ve taken underwater shots with your phone in the past. Should it get damaged during such an excursion, Sony could refuse to help and point to its support materials that warn against taking them into the water. Sure, it has tons of marketing materials encouraging the opposite, but those images aren’t to be taken literally, it seems.
The wait for 'Super Mario Maker' tools to unlock just got shorter
In the Wii U game's original design, a new set of tools unlocked every day over the course of nine days, provided you played around with each day's helping of new unlocks for a few minutes. Although the whole thing could be circumvented by fiddling with you console's system clock, the feature's existence drew enough criticism to encourage the change in Nintendo 's v1.01 patch.
Apple’s iPhone Upgrade Program is a brilliant strategy to turn carriers into “dumb pipes”
Instead of choosing a carrier first and a phone second—the way many people still buy mobile phones—you’re now choosing Apple first and a carrier next. Today, more than 60% of consumer-purchased smartphones in the US are still bought from an operator retail store or website, according to comScore.
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21 of our favorite typefaces from August 2015
We took a small hiatus for the past couple of months, but now we’re back with more favorite fonts for all your typographic needs. Have a look below:
New Horizons offers a closer look at Pluto's desolate surface
The complete set offer a detailed look at possible dunes, valleys, and nitrogen ice flows that NASA thinks erupted from some of the dwarf planet's mountainous regions. "Seeing dunes on Pluto -- if that is what they are -- would be completely wild, because Pluto's atmosphere today is so thin," said William B. McKinnon, a deputy lead on the New Horizons Geology, Geophysics and Imaging team. "Either Pluto had a thicker atmosphere in the past, or some process we haven't figured out is at work. It's a head-scratcher." New Horizons began sending these photos and other data back to Earth on September 5th . It's an agonizing process -- because the craft is so far away, it can only send data at a rate of 1 to 4 kilobits per second. NASA hopes to publish new, unprocessed photos every Friday , so hopefully these are just the first of many memorable Pluto snapshots this year.
Surprise $2B Bid Could Be Trouble for Bezos’ Space Company
Rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne reportedly has offered $2 billion in cash for United Launch Alliance, the government’s longtime favorite rocket builder. You know who probably isn’t at all happy to hear this? Jeff Bezos. You see, the Amazon CEO has a pet space company, Blue Origin, that could lose big money if the offer goes through.
Boeing and Jeff Bezos move closer to putting US rockets in orbit
The announcement comes just two days after rumors surfaced that rival Aerojet Rocketdyne -- which is also building a rocket engine for the Vulcan -- offered $2 billion to purchase ULA. However, ULA said that "the BE-4 engine offers the fastest path to a domestic alternative to the Russian RD-180." By contrast, Rocketdyne's AR1 Vulcan engine is at least 16 months behind, so ULA regards it as a backup if the BE-4 doesn't work out. The Vulcan will eventually launch satellites and carry astronauts into space aboard Boeing's CST-100 capsule. The CST-100 will first launch on ULA's existing Atlas V rocket in 2017, presumably with the Russian engines.
The 4 personality types of your customers
The temperaments shouldn’t be treated as a list of properties and traits that must exist in each of our customers. Most people fit within one or two temperaments and it’s the combination of them together that determines the more accurate story of our customer. A temperament is a complex of biological and psychological elements of a human being – the body and soul, both have to be balanced in our everyday life decisions. At the end of the day we have to listen to our customers, understand their story and help them achieve their goals to be able to convert more customers.
Google just launched Android Pay, so why do I have two Wallet apps?
That’s pretty unfortunate, given Android Pay is supposed to simplify contactless payments. I reckon it would’ve been easier to simply make Android Pay a separate app, rather than updating the old Wallet one.
Watch Disney Animation legend behind Aladdin and Ariel draw in VR
The film, directed by Ashley Rodholm, shows how virtual reality allows Keane to finally bring his characters to life. "When you draw, you're expressing something that's real, visceral," he says in the short. "By making a line, it's sort of a seismograph of your soul." Instead of a paper and pencil, Keane draws life-sized versions of Ariel and Beast in the short with an HTC Vive headset and the 3D painting app Tilt Brush app (which is now owned by Google ). And rather than just being static on a page, he's able to walk around his characters as if they were fully three-dimensional. Most impressively, the short, which was shot in a day, only documents Keane's second time using VR tech. There's still plenty of room for improvement.
Airbnb Acquires Multi-City Trip Planning Service Vamo, Will Shut Down Product
Airbnb might not use Vamo, but the company’s appetite for a team like Vamo CEO Ari Steinberg’s makes sense. Airbnb isn’t just about booking a residence — there’s a whole additional layer of experiences that sit on top of that, like communication between hosts and guests. And of course, for a team like Steinberg’s, the attraction of a company like Airbnb is the opportunity to work in the same field at a much larger scale and with more resources.
This nasty Android ransomware changes your phone's PIN code
Researchers at security company ESET have found a type of malware that changes an Android device's PIN, the first of its kind in an ever-evolving landscape of ransomware attacks.
Cracking Open the Sphero BB-8 Star Wars toy
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" opens in theaters this December, but you don't have to wait until then to get up close and personal with one of the movie's new characters. Thanks to robot maker Sphero, fans can buy their very own version of BB-8, one of the astromech droids from the movie.
How to Live With the 16GB iPhone’s Pitiful Storage
The most important thing to remember about a 16GB iPhone is that it’s not really 16GB. Or rather, much of that 16GB isn’t actually yours. They’ve been claimed by Apple, both through iOS and preloaded, non-deletable apps like iBooks, Music, Photo Booth, and nearly two dozen (!) more. We won’t know how much space truly belongs to you until the iPhone 6S ships, but 10GB would be a very generous estimate.
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Etsy Will Test Same-Day Delivery Option in New York City
Etsy sellers who want to offer the delivery option can enable it for some or all of their product catalogue and can choose which time windows they are available to hand off goods to a Postmates courier. Buyers who choose the delivery option will be able to choose a delivery window for the day they place the order, or the next day. They’ll also be able to track the delivery while it’s in progress. The express delivery method will cost shoppers $20.
Microsoft is automatically downloading Windows 10 to your PC
If you’ve noticed that your PC’s hard drive is a little cramped lately, it might be because Microsoft is automatically downloading between 3.5GB to 6GB of Windows 10 installation files — even if you haven’t opted into the upgrade.
Never forgetting 9/11: 14 years later in photos
Senator Charles "Chuck" Schumer (2nd from left), New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (5th from left), former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (3rd from right), former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (2nd from right) and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (on right) attend the September 11 Commemoration Ceremony on September 11, 2015, in New York, NY. Today marks the 14th Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
Germany’s Merkel says Facebook needs to do more against racist posts
German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Facebook to do more against racist comments and hate posts, in comments due to be published in a regional newspaper on Friday.
Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook Pages Are Mobile Presence for Small Businesses
Facebook and Instagram get more than one in five minutes (that users spend) on mobile phones. So as users’ time and attention is shifting to the mobile screen, (Facebook) pages are the mobile presence for most of these small businesses. And there’s nothing else out there that’s this easy and this simple to use.
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Justin Timberlake Shows Us How Dumb We Sound When We Use Hashtags
Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon, comedy skit best friends and the human couple equivalent of a pair of colorful striped socks, teamed up yet again to shed light on a disease that's been plaguing phone-connected humans for years now: the ridiculous overuse of hashtags .
Adult women are now the largest demographic in gaming
Congratulations, gamer girls—you're officially at the top of the food chain when it comes to games. A new study released by the Entertainment Software Association has revealed that adult women now occupy the largest demographic in the gaming industry. Women over 18 made up a whopping 36 percent of the gaming population, followed by adult men at 35 percent.
The single biggest reason why startups succeed
Bill Gross has founded a lot of startups, and incubated many others — and he got curious about why some succeeded and others failed. So he gathered data from hundreds of companies, his own and other people's, and ranked each company on five key factors. He found one factor that stands out from the others — and surprised even him.
A Month After Launch, Discount Shopping Site Jet.com Becomes #4 Marketplace
Founded by Quidsi (Soap.com, Diapers.com) founder and chief exec Marc Lore, Jet’s model means the company is operating at a loss until it reaches scale. Lore has said before that when Jet reaches $20 billion in products per year – which he expects it to do by 2020 – it would have 15 million paying customers, who would pay its membership fees of $50 per year. And only then would the e-commerce company become successful.
How to make stress your friend
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
Science Knowledge Quiz
Test your knowledge of science facts and applications of scientific principles by taking our short 12-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with a nationally representative group of 3,278 randomly selected U.S. adults surveyed online and by mail between Aug. 11 and Sept. 3, 2014 as members of the Pew Research Center’s American Trends Panel.
Why you will fail to have a great career
In this funny and blunt talk, Larry Smith pulls no punches when he calls out the absurd excuses people invent when they fail to pursue their passions.
How to manage for collective creativity
What's the secret to unlocking the creativity hidden inside your daily work, and giving every great idea a chance? Harvard professor Linda Hill, co-author of "Collective Genius," has studied some of the world's most creative companies to come up with a set of tools and tactics to keep great ideas flowing — from everyone in the company, not just the designated "creatives."
Why we all need to practice emotional first aid
We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don’t we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don’t have to. He makes a compelling case to practice emotional hygiene — taking care of our emotions, our minds, with the same diligence we take care of our bodies.
All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists - The New Yorker
I see a direct link, in short, between the ethics that guide science and those that guide civic life. Cosmology, my specialty, may appear to be far removed from Kim Davis’s refusal to grant marriage licenses to gay couples, but in fact the same values apply in both realms. Whenever scientific claims are presented as unquestionable, they undermine science. Similarly, when religious actions or claims about sanctity can be made with impunity in our society, we undermine the very basis of modern secular democracy. We owe it to ourselves and to our children not to give a free pass to governments—totalitarian, theocratic, or democratic—that endorse, encourage, enforce, or otherwise legitimize the suppression of open questioning in order to protect ideas that are considered “sacred.” Five hundred years of science have liberated humanity from the shackles of enforced ignorance. We should celebrate this openly and enthusiastically, regardless of whom it may offend.
Airbnb's logo found in decades-old trademark book
There’s no questioning that the logo belongs to Airbnb now, as the company wouldn’t use a logo it didn’t have full rights to and protections for. But it’s an interesting little coincidence, and shows how even hours and months of design can produce results that have already been seen before.
Vice President Joe Biden Interview, Part 1
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Before I die I want to...
In her New Orleans neighborhood, artist and TED Fellow Candy Chang turned an abandoned house into a giant chalkboard asking a fill-in-the-blank question: “Before I die I want to ___.” Her neighbors' answers — surprising, poignant, funny — became an unexpected mirror for the community. (What's your answer?)
Mobile Messaging and Social Media 2015
Both of these kinds of apps are particularly popular among young adults. Half (49%) of smartphone owners ages 18 to 29 use messaging apps, while 41% use apps that automatically delete sent messages. These apps are free, and when connected to Wi-Fi, they do not use up SMS (Short Messaging Service) or other data. Furthermore, they offer a more private kind of social interaction than traditional social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter.
So we leaned in ... now what?
Sheryl Sandberg admits she was terrified to step onto the TED stage in 2010 — because she was going to talk, for the first time, about the lonely experience of being a woman in the top tiers of business. Millions of views (and a best-selling book) later, the Facebook COO talks with the woman who pushed her to give that first talk, Pat Mitchell. Sandberg opens up about the reaction to her idea, and explores the ways that women still struggle with success.
How to let altruism be your guide
What is altruism? Put simply, it's the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life.
Olympus Air A01 Review: A taste of the future of photography
The modular form factor is also a ton of fun when you detach the camera from your phone. It’s hard getting used to aiming the A01 with one hand and holding your phone in the other, but it leads to a lot of creative angles that would be difficult with just a cellphone camera, like setting up large group photos or placing the Air at odd angles. And of course, you could just stick to high quality selfies.
Russian five-year-olds dig their way out of nursery to buy sports car
Two boys used spades from their kindergarten’s sand pit to dig a hole under a fence and escape, before walking to a sports car showroom.
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Why we laugh
Did you know that you're 30 times more likely to laugh if you're with somebody else than if you're alone? Cognitive neuroscientist Sophie Scott shares this and other surprising facts about laughter in this fast-paced, action-packed and, yes, hilarious dash through the science of the topic.