The Very Simplest Noise-Canceling Headphones

Mikhail Zavid

If you ever fly on airplanes, you probably need noise-canceling headphones. If you work in an open plan office, you probably need noise-canceling headphones. If you ever feel the world is attacking your ears, you probably need noise-canceling headphones. Therapy might help but try noise-canceling headphones first. They’re really good these days!The basic idea behind…

A Spell binding Fresh E book Explores the Eerie Connection Between Tech and the Supernatural

Mikhail Zavid

A page of Willem ’s Gravesande’s 1720 book Physices Elementa Mathematica with Jan van Musschenbroek’s magic lantern projecting a monster.Image: Public DomainThese days, the idea of trying to contact spirits using technology calls to mind those reality shows that send obnoxious “ghost hunters” into abandoned hospitals. But as a new book investigates, the practice has…

How the genome-edited babies revelation will hang an affect on evaluation

Mikhail Zavid

Credit: Zephyr/Science Photo Library A day after news broke of a Chinese scientist who claims to have helped make the world’s first genome-edited babies, researchers fear the startling announcement will hinder their efforts to safely translate gene-editing technology into treatments. As scientists gathered for the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing in Hong Kong…

How we can relieve modern alternatives to poverty and inequality

Mikhail Zavid

By Louise Lee5 minute ReadScience and technology research can make drastic improvements to health, education, and well-being, but far too few innovations are reaching people who need them most.Despite many advances, “we haven’t seen many large-scale applications to problems of the poor,” says Susan Athey, a professor of economics at Stanford Graduate School of Business.Athey…

The Tech Toys That Secretly Pronounce My Teens Coding Abilities

Mikhail Zavid

For children of all ages. This article is published through a partnership with New York Media’s Strategist. The partnership is designed to surface the most useful, expert recommendations for things to buy across the vast e-commerce landscape. We update links when possible, but note that deals can expire and all prices are subject to change.…

What’s next? The halt media executives on the job market

Mikhail Zavid

Keep an eye out for the next moves by these entrepreneurs and executives. A number of the biggest names in media left their jobs over the last year (or announced they will be leaving soon), including a handful of now-billionaires who have resources, ambition, and time on their hands to explore something new. We are…

The GPS wars have begun

Mikhail Zavid

Where are you? That’s not just a metaphysical question, but increasingly a geopolitical challenge that is putting tech giants like Apple and Alphabet in a tough position. Countries around the world, including China, Japan, India and the United Kingdom plus the European Union are exploring, testing and deploying satellites to build out their own positioning…

Two Corporations In the spoil Focus on Up

Mikhail Zavid

But their response to the Wisconsin power grab remains too weak. And some companies are still silent.Dec. 14, 2018ImagePeople protested Republican-backed bills stripping incoming Democrats of power outside the Wisconsin state Capitol in Madison, Wis., last week.CreditCreditJohn Hart/Wisconsin State Journal, via Associated PressThis article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up…

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