How Heartbleed Happened Last week during the Heartbleed chaos I wrote two articles, one outlining how to stay safe and the other explaining what heartbleed actually is. As we enter this week it is clear that we are far from out of the woods,...
Apr 14 2014, 9:11am CDT
When It Comes To Sleep, Believing Is Good Medicine In my last article I discussed research that put the “sleep debt” theory to the test. In some ways the theory held up – catch-up sleep helped ward off daytime sleepiness and reduced tissue inflammation. What catch-up...
Feb 27 2014, 6:01pm CST
Steve Jobs Rejected The First Medical App In 1977 There’s been a lot of speculation that future Apple products will include health-related apps and biometric sensors. Here’s the story of what might have been the first Apple medical app, except for the fact that in...
Feb 27 2014, 10:31am CST
Using Big Data And Game Play To Improve Mental Fitness By Bonnie Feldman This article was written together with Ellen M. Martin and Melinda Speckmann. Games have been part of human culture for millennia. It is no surprise that elements of play can be powerful digital tools...
Feb 21 2014, 6:41pm CST
Ten Annoying Video Game Trends There are lots of little, annoying game design elements and practices that have come up over time. Some have lived out their welcome and disappeared into memory. Others, like the ever-irritating Quick-Time Events (QTEs...
Feb 12 2014, 3:20pm CST
Google Ad Chief Susan Wojcicki Talks about Next Big Battle Straightforward and unflashy, Susan Wojcicki doesn’t come off like the most powerful woman in advertising that Forbes and others have labeled her. When we meet outside her office at the Googleplex in Mountain View, she’...
Jan 23 2014, 2:31am CST
How A Little Caffeine Can Boost Your Memory If you’re trying to commit a set of items to memory, you may want to give your brain a bit of caffeine. But how you time it matters, finds a new study out today in Nature Neuroscience. The researchers found that giving...
Jan 13 2014, 9:41am CST
Five Crazy Easy Tricks To Boost Your Memory If you think your memory is getting worse, you’re probably right. There’s considerable research that as we rely on technology for information retrieval, we’re losing our ability to keep content in our heads and access...
Dec 23 2013, 12:36pm CST
Dolphins' Social Memory is Longest Among Non-Humans Among non-human species it is dolphins that have been found to have the longest social memory. Scientists found that they can remember each others whistling calls even after twenty years of separation.
Aug 7 2013, 7:59am CDT
Sony TX55 Cyber-Shot Camera unveiled Ultra-thin DSC-TX55 Camera Delivers Full HD Video, 3D and Picture Effect Mode with up to 10x Clear Image Zoom at Maximum Resolution. Features OLED display.
Jul 25 2011, 2:49am CDT
2011 Mac mini is here Apple updates Mac mini (still not dead) with Thunderbolt and more.
Jul 20 2011, 8:03am CDT
LG Optimus 3D goes on Sale LG Rolls Out Optimus 3D, calls it World's First Tri-Dual Architecture Smartphone With Full 3D.
Jun 17 2011, 2:39am CDT
Dell XPS 15z is Official Supposedly the thinnest 15-inch PC on the Planet. Apparently Dell does not count Apple Macs as PCs.
May 24 2011, 8:08am CDT
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