Passive-aggressive postcards you can print and send to your terrible Congressperson

April 23, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/mashable Real activism requires sacrifice. And the greatest sacrifice of all is being forced to talk to a random stranger on the phone. Calls to Congress increased 164 percent in Trump’s first month in office, according to the a report by calling profile company Hiya. But not everyone who’s anxious about the fate of the world has the strength to talk to their representatives directly. Some of…

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Get the right camera for shooting 360 video

April 23, 2017

Image: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Samsung Yes, those 360-degree videos you see sometimes on YouTube and Facebook are purty, not just because they’re new and shiny, but because they’re more immersive than even the most stunning two-dimensional Instagram images. But how do those video wizards create them, you may ask? Although some of those videos were definitely created using very expensive and sophisticated cameras, it’s absolutely possible to create your…

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‘Digital wellness lady’ wants students to unplug or at least look up

April 23, 2017

Put down the phone.Image: bob al-greene/mashalbe Step into the Center for Digital Wellness and you’ll likely hear people chatting and that’s about it. Because that’s what the Wi-Fi disabled room at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia, is for re-connecting and interacting with your fellow humans no screens, gizmos, or gadgets in the way. You might find the center’s founder, Sylvia Frejd, a minister and counselor by training, in the conversation…

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Ilie Nastase must be evicted from tennis for his behaviour at Fed Cup | Kevin Mitchell

April 23, 2017

Ilie Nastase gave endless entertainment in his day, but he has crossed a line with his cowardly abuse of Johanna Konta, Anne Keothavong and Serena Williams at the Fed Cup It is 45 years since Centre Court at Wimbledon rose to applaud the charismatic entertainer that was Ilie Nastase, loser of a memorable five-set final against the American Stan Smith. After the Romanians appalling behaviour in Constanta this weekend during…

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Waymo accuses Uber of hiding a secret LiDAR device

April 23, 2017

In preparation for a preliminary injunction hearing next month, Waymo today filed new claims in its lawsuit against Uber, alleging that its competitor withheld information about technology Uber is using in its development of self-driving cars. Waymo is in the midst of a code-named Fuji, isnt ready and therefore isnt being used in its self-driving cars, which rely instead on commercial systems furnished by Velodyne. Waymo now says that Uber…

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PowerRay is an underwater drone for filmmakers or fishermen

April 23, 2017

The creator of the PowerRay, the waterproof device can find, attract and record fish. It operates at a depth of 30 meters, or about 98 feet, for up to four hours at a time. It issuitable for use in fresh-, salt-or chlorinated-water. The PowerRay garnered buzz when PowerVision Technology Group first announced it at The mid-level package, the PowerRay Angler, gives fishermen a way to cheat, homing in on prey…

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Bill Nye: Science made America great

April 23, 2017

( CNN) I was proud to join thousands of pertained citizens, canadian researchers and architects in Saturday’s March for Science. With more than 600 marches taking place around the world, we imparted that discipline is political , not adherent, and discipline should shape our policies. Although it is the necessitates by which humankind detects objective truths in quality, discipline is and has always been political. Section I, Section 8 of…

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Is a robot tax really an innovation penalty?

April 23, 2017

The problem with this definition is that its so broad, it would categorize almost all technology including most modern household appliances, computers, and smartphones as robots. So where do we draw the line? Indeed, why single out robots to be taxed and not other technology that increases automation, productivity, or quality? Is the technology that translates a surgeons hand movements into more precise movements of tiny instruments considered a robot?…

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Manchester United: Ibrahimovic and Rojo suffer significant ligament damage

April 23, 2017

Manchester United have confirmed that the knee injuries sustained by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo involve significant ligament damage Manchester United have confirmed that the knee injuries sustained by Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo involve significant ligament damage and said that both players will require specialist treatment in the near future. Ibrahimovic suffered what looked a serious injury to his right knee towards the end of normal time against Anderlecht…

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