Even though technology has been advancing at a rapid rate, our lives don’t seem to be getting any easier. In fact, sometimes I wonder if developers are poisoning my life with an overload of computers and productivity apps that make me spend more time organizing what I’m supposed to do rather than actually doing it.… Continue reading 9 Better Ways to Design Stuff We Use Every Day
Anxiety disorders like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are a difficulty all-too-real in our country; the number of annual cases of PTSD among soldiers, for example, has risen sharply since September 11, since soldiers started serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. These disorders create huge, sometimes unscalable hurdles for suffering… Continue reading What If We Could Wire Our Brains to Rewrite Bad Memories?
Many of us look to lead normal and happy lives, but sometimes being normal is a more costly choice than you think. It could mean always trying to keep up with the pack instead of straying out on your own path to discover new ideas. It means never taking too big of a risk, no… Continue reading Why Normal is Expensive
Have you ever struggled with a mathematics or physics problem? If so, you know that finding the right answer can take numerous calculations, additional research, and experimentation. In the end, you’re far more likely to come up with the wrong answer several times before actually discovering the right one.
Many great scientists happened to develop their curiosity for science and the unknown at an early age. So earlier this year, Google asked some of the brightest young minds from around the world to present innovative ideas that could one day change the world for the better. The 2013 Google Science Fair has attracted many exciting… Continue reading 90 Ideas to Change the World: Announcing the Finalists for the 2013 Google Science Fair
Are you ready for the future of computer processing and superior visual graphics? Intel is releasing an exciting new line of 4th-generation processors (codename “Haswell”) that will deliver a significant increase in battery life, with improved peak performance and incredible integrated graphics for Windows PCs and tablets. These chips for the i3, i5 and i7… Continue reading Intel Introduces 4th-generation Processors Offering 3X Faster Speeds and Increased Battery Life
I’ve been blogging for a few months and I’ve started to notice an astounding pattern emerge. I happen to write some of my most creative and entertaining pieces in the wee hours of the night. I’ve always been somewhat of a night owl, but could there be something more to it? 1. Peace and Silence… Continue reading 5 Reasons You Are More Creative at Night
Last week Intel hosted their International Science and Engineering Fair in Phoenix. There, 1,600 students from around the world were invited to present their award-winning projects and compete for over $4 million in awards and scholarships. Here are some of the coolest new technologies invented by these stellar high schoolers.