The kitchen, the bedroom, and other places should be off-limits to devices, says psychologist
Source: Sherry Turkle’s Rules for Using Your Phone – The Atlantic
In a landmark public health finding, a new study from the Harvard School of Public Health finds that carbon dioxide (CO2) has a direct and negative impact on human cognition and decision-making…
Source: Exclusive: Elevated CO2 Levels Directly Affect Human Cognition, New Harvard Study Shows
An evolutionary biologist studies how flocks of birds, slime molds, networks of neurons, and other biological collectives jointly process information.
Source: Jessica Flack and the Countless Computers Embedded in Nature – The Atlantic
There isn’t a great deal of macro cinematography and after drinking in this video, you might wonder “Why not?” German photographer and filmmaker Roman De Giuli creates beautiful and complex scenes using simple ingredients on areas sometimes smaller than the surface of a coin.
Source: Macro Photographer Creates Amazing Organic Video FX Inspired by the Big Bang | Fstoppers
The EFF’s annual Who Has Your Back report singles out giant telecommunications providers for their prioritization of government requests for data over privacy.
Source: Telcos Singled Out for Prioritizing Government Requests for Data Over Privacy | Threatpost | The first stop for security news
The millions of photos uploaded to social media are a massive untapped resource for studying humanity. But machine learning is beginning to tap this mother lode.
Source: Data-Mining 100 Million Instagram Photos Reveals Global Clothing Patterns – MIT Technology Review