A new study of different countries’ slumber habits hints at how culture shapes bedtimes.
Category: Social Business
Inside Noma’s Science Bunker, Their New Culinary Research Hub – Eater
Traditional Chinese food ways and the refrigerator
The technology was once considered superfluous, until contemporary capitalism made it a necessity.
Source: Why Refrigerators Were So Slow to Catch On in China – The Atlantic
Apple, Inc. is onto something with non GAAP content and information services metric
The hidden value in the tech titan’s services segment is finally revealed.
Source: Apple, Inc. Is On to Something With Its New Metric — The Motley Fool
New health tech innovator joins Apple; publishes letter on her own experience with medical leave
The next hot job in Silicon Valley is for poets
The next hot job in Silicon Valley is something you’ve never heard of.
Source: The next hot job in Silicon Valley is for poets – The Washington Post
Anthropologists use data mining to chart the evolution of American automobiles
By treating the birth and death of car models as a kind of “fossil record,” anthropologists have been able to chart the evolution of American automobiles for the first time.
Source: How Data Mining Reveals the Hidden Evolution of American Automobiles
1000+ yr shelf life: Microsoft buys into synthetic DNA for data storage
Microsoft has purchased ten million strands of synthetic DNA to advance cutting edge digital data storage technology. With the amount of digital data doubling nearly every two years, the tech industry is on a quest for a long-term solution to keep track.
Source: 1000+ yr shelf life: Microsoft buys into synthetic DNA for data storage — RT America
Coursera Just Launched A Big Data Degree
The master’s in data science with University of Illinois costs $20,000
Source: Edtech: Silicon Valley’s Coursera Just Launched A Big Data Degree — It’s Entirely Online | BusinessBecause
It’s easy to diagnose a problem, it’s harder to do something about it: debating climate change solutions
Hillary Clinton agrees, but doesn’t think he’s being realistic.
Source: Bernie Sanders Calls for Clean Energy Reform “Not Tomorrow, but Yesterday” | Inverse
Ethnographers stitch together millions of selfies and snapshots
Regulatory science degrees help researchers think outside the lab – The Washington Post
These days, it’s not enough to come up with a great idea for a product or medicine. Understanding the steps necessary for gaining regulatory approval is crucial.
Source: Regulatory science degrees help researchers think outside the lab – The Washington Post
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