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|Social media’s role in spreading coronavirus misinformation|
Added: 23.02.2020 0:08 | 3 views | 0 comments
Social media has fueled the spread of misinformation about the coronavirus. Tanya Basu, a senior reporter covering humans and technology at MIT Technology Review, joined CBSN AM to talk about the scope of the problem.
|VAR: Frank Lampard questions the technology after more controversy in the Premier League|
Added: 22.02.2020 20:02 | 12 views | 0 comments
VAR caused controversy in the Premier League on Saturday, with Chelsea boss Frank Lampard saying there is 'another huge question mark' over the technology.
|The technology revolutionising the way we travel|
Added: 22.02.2020 17:23 | 3 views | 0 comments
Holiday like it's 2050. Clara Strunck takes a voyage with the latest tech and gadgetry that's already upgrading the way we get away
|Let there be 'circadian' light|
Added: 22.02.2020 15:19 | 16 views | 0 comments
Researchers describe the science behind creating lighting to make us all happy and productive indoors. A company is using the technology to create commercial lightbulbs available later this year.
|The 5 most powerful armies in the world|
Added: 22.02.2020 11:48 | 10 views | 0 comments
Battlefields are constantly evolving, leading countries around the world to pump hundreds of billions of dollars each year into their armed forces in a race to develop the most advanced training, technology and weaponry.
|Game Boarding Regional Development|
Added: 22.02.2020 4:00 | 3 views | 0 comments
What happens when the sensor-imbued city acquires the ability to see – almost as if it had eyes? Ahead of the 2019 Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture (UABB), titled "Urban Interactions," ArchDaily is working with the curators of the "Eyes of the City" section at the to stimulate a discussion on how new technologies – and Artificial Intelligence in particular – might impact architecture and urban life. you can read the “Eyes of the City” curatorial statement by , the Politecnico di Torino and SCUT.
|HBG Big News This Week: April 15-19, 2019|
Added: 21.02.2020 23:32 | 3 views | 0 comments
Following is a recap of major news at Hachette Book Group for the week of April 15-19, 2019:
HBG Community Service Day: we had our second annual Community Service Day on Wednesday, and close to 600 HBG employees volunteered in a wide variety of activities – preparing food in community kitchens, delivering hot meals to homebound seniors, reading with children, repainting rooms in community centers, gardening in green spaces, caring for animals in rescue shelters, assisting with literacy and mental health awareness projects, creating handmade cards for hospitalized children, and much more.
Bestseller news: James Patterson’s The Fall of Crazy House (JIMMY Patterson) debuts at #4 on the New York Times YA Hardcover list. Also, debuting on the NYT lists are William W. Li’s Eat to Beat Disease (GCP) at #10 on the Advice, How-To, & Misc., and Miracle at St. Andrews by James Patterson & Peter de Jonge (LB) at #13 on the Print HC Fiction list. HBG’s distribution clients have a #1 bestseller with Jeff Kinney’s new addition to the Diary of the Wimpy Kid franchise, Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid (Abrams) at the top of the Middle Grade Hardcover list. And David Sax’s The Revenge of the Analog (PublicAffairs) makes a surprise appearance at #1 on the Washington Post bestseller list this week.
LA Times Book Prize: Beth Macy’s Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company that Addicted America (LB) has won the 2018 for Science & Technology.
Ondaatje Prize shortlist: Adam Weymouth’s Kings of the Yukon (LB) has been named to the Royal Society of Literature’s 2019 shortlist. The £10,000 prize is awarded annually to a book of the highest literary merit – fiction, non-fiction, or poetry – which best evokes the spirit of a place. The winner will be announced May 13.
Major launch: Ali Benjamin’s highly anticipated The Next Great Paulie Fink (LBYR) went on sale this week with an interview on NPR’s Here & Now, coverage to come in The Denver Post, New York Times, People, and the Wall Street Journal, and a two-week national tour.
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|Heart rate measurements of wearable monitors vary by activity, not skin color|
Added: 21.02.2020 21:28 | 3 views | 0 comments
Biomedical engineers have demonstrated that while different wearable technologies, like smart watches and fitness trackers, can accurately measure heart rate across a variety of skin tones, the accuracy between devices begins to vary wildly when they measure heart rate during different types of everyday activities, like typing.
|Tech-savvy Democrats, alarmed by the debacle in Iowa, race to fill gaps in Nevada|
Added: 21.02.2020 21:18 | 21 views | 0 comments
The software that caucus chairs will use to tabulate results was devised at the last minute by a former DNC technology director.
|New Army technology fast-tracks damaged tanks back to combat|
Added: 21.02.2020 20:07 | 10 views | 0 comments
Should U.S. forces be facing a massive armored enemy ground vehicle assault, they would need their own heavily armored vehicles -- such as infantry carriers, ground forces, unmanned attack vehicles and, perhaps of greatest significance, Abrams tanks.