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Old age isn"t a modern phenomenon: Many people lived long enough to grow old in the olden days, too

Every year I ask the college students in the course I teach about the 14th-century Black Death to imagine they are farmers or nuns or nobles in the Middle Ages. What would their lives have been like in the face of this terrifying disease that killed.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgAug 11th, 2022

Are You Using the Right Customer Experience Analytics?

Gone are the days when a simple survey could tell you everything you need to know about your customer experience. Take a look at the future of CX analytics. Continue reading........»»

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Continental recruits outside auto to spark innovation

Continental is looking for help with its technology and product innovations these days — turning to its own employees. The company encourages new ideas and supports them as they move toward commercialization......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News6 hr. 34 min. ago

How disability is informing better products—and better organizations

Designing with disability and accessibility in mind has finally gone mainstream. It wasn’t so long ago that businesses were operating in what Jenny Lay-Flurrie calls the “dark ages.” As Microsoft’s chief accessibility offi.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated News16 hr. 56 min. ago

Data analytics engineer: Defining the role and skill requirements

The role of the data analytics engineer is a fairly new niche, but it is fast gaining traction and recognition as more and more people realize its worth. The role of the data analytics engineer is a fairly new niche, but it is fast gaining tracti.....»»

Category: topSource:  venturebeatRelated News16 hr. 57 min. ago

Asteroid-bound DART spacecraft snaps Jupiter and moon Europa

With just a few days to go before NASA deliberately crashes it into an asteroid, the DART spacecraft has snapped an image of Jupiter and its moon Europa......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Lenovo ThinkPad X13s 5G Review: Is Mobile Speed Enough?

The Lenovo ThinkPad X13s 5G delivers high-speed data for the modern mobile worker -- is that enough, or does a business notebook need processing power, too? The Leno.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Music on the brain: Listening can influence our brain’s activity

The "Mozart effect" isn't real—but music does affect our mental processes. Enlarge People have long tried to use music as a tool to improve their abilities. Soldiers chanted songs when marching into battle, sailors sang son.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

How to watch Intel’s 13th-gen Raptor Lake launch (and what to expect)

Intel is set to announce its next generation Raptor Lake CPUs in just a few short days. Here's how you can watch Intel's event live and what to expect......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

The different effects on storm tracks between upper- and lower-level eddy growth over the North Pacific

A well-known phenomenon in the atmospheric sciences that challenges the classical baroclinic instability theory of cyclone development is midwinter suppression. That is, the North Pacific storm-track activity has a minimum in midwinter, despite the s.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Higher temperatures make it difficult for fig tree pollinators

Researchers from Uppsala University and elsewhere have been studying the effect of rising temperatures on the lifespan of pollinating fig wasps. The findings show that the wasps lived much shorter lives at high temperatures, which would make it diffi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Neoliberals are most receptive to political tricks, study finds

Do we fall for political tricks—when politicians tell us things that seem completely meaningless? Social psychologists of the University of Amsterdam tested how people respond to vague and meaningless statements like "To politically lead the people.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Starlink is getting a lot slower as more people use it, speed tests show

Starlink capacity limits hit users—SpaceX says more satellites will make it faster. Enlarge (credit: Starlink) Starlink's median download speeds in the US dropped from 90.6Mbps to 62.5Mbps between the first and second quarte.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Amazon hires unsafe trucking firms twice as often as peers, WSJ finds

Since 2015, crashes involving Amazon vehicles have killed more than 75 people. Enlarge (credit: Robert Nickelsberg / Contributor | Getty Images News) For years, people in cars stuck behind blue delivery trucks in traffic have.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

This massive smartwatch works with iPhones or Android for only $199

We can pretty much guarantee that you’ve never seen another smartwatch like the Kospet Max S smartwatch. For many people out there, it could be the best Android smartwatch you’ll ever come across. Even if you’ve been using smartwat.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Taylor Swift reportedly set to play first Apple Music-sponsored Super Bowl halftime show

Taylor Swift is reportedly set to play the Super Bowl halftime show for the first time in 2023, according to a new report from Variety. The report points out that one of the reasons this long-awaited performance is finally happening is that Apple is.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Tencent Cracks Down on PUBG Cheaters

Tencent comes up with a new way to slow down cheaters. The post Tencent Cracks Down on PUBG Cheaters first appeared on Phandroid. One of the disadvantages of modern online gaming – whether it be on consoles, PC or mobile – is th.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

T-Mobile brings in-flight coverage to United Airlines

If you’re flying on United Airlines, you will be able to connect to T-Mobile’s network for free if you’re a T-Mobile customer. The post T-Mobile brings in-flight coverage to United Airlines first appeared on Phandroid. Long flights ca.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Garmin"s new gadget capitalizes on missing smartwatch feature

Currently available for sale, the Index BPM can measure the blood pressure of up 16 different people......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsSep 24th, 2022

Pluto TV gives 60 Minutes its own dedicated channel

CBS' long-running television newsmagazine, 60 Minutes, will soon have its own streaming channel on Pluto TV......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2022

Update: Tech provider"s auto contract pipeline reaches $30 billion

Qualcomm's rapidly growing automotive business and its new deal with Mercedes are a reflection of how well-positioned the company is to grow as vehicles become more high-tech and connected, CEO Cristiano Amon said......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2022