The Tell of Digital Truth: Where We Are, and What’s to Attain in 2019

Mikhail Zavid

Throughout 2018, I’ve spent a considerable amount of time thinking and writing about virtual reality (VR).  I’ve attended VR developer conferences, experimented with using different headsets, and have conducted research on public sentiment toward the technology. Now, with VRX — an annual VR industry conference and expo — in session this week, I’ve gotten a…

Now not all “cowl cowl time” is created equal

Mikhail Zavid

The debates about screen time and kids are really confused: the studies have contradictory findings, and the ones that find negative outcomes in kids who spend a lot of time on their screens struggle to figure out the cause-and-effect relationship (are depressed kids using screens more because that’s how they get help, or do kids…

14 issues you didn’t know were recyclable

Mikhail Zavid

Although it’s obvious that you should recycle your water bottles, it’s less obvious eyeglasses and other obscure items are recyclable.Toothbrushes and lightly used bras can be recycled.You can recycle your phone, laptop, and most other electronic devices. When the word “recycling” comes to mind, most people think of soda cans, water bottles, and cardboard boxes.…

Our Cellphones Aren’t Win

Mikhail Zavid

Security flaws threaten our privacy and bank accounts. So why aren’t we fixing them?By Cooper QuintinMr. Quintin is a senior staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation.Dec. 26, 2018ImageCreditCreditAndrew DegraffAmerica’s cellular network is as vital to society as the highway system and power grids. Vulnerabilities in the mobile phone infrastructure threaten not only personal privacy…

A startup’s recordsdata to CES

Mikhail Zavid

The Consumer Electronics Show, like Burning Man, is a massive event in the middle of the desert. Also like Burning Man it is populated by some of the greatest minds in technology. But, unlike Burning Man, these people are all dressed and only a few of them are on hard psychotropic drugs. Also CES is…

How scientists are discovering out dreams in the lab

Mikhail Zavid

Once, studying dreams was the domain of mystics, prophets, and a certain sex-obsessed Austrian psychoanalyst. With neuroimaging techniques and better technology, dreams have become a focus of scientific research, from efforts to record dreams to studies investigating how lucid dreaming might be beneficial to mental health. Journalist Alice Robb is the author of Why We…

Don’t submit your minute one online

Mikhail Zavid

As we set out on a two-hour drive, my pregnant girlfriend told me she didn’t want anyone, including ourselves, to share pictures of our child on social media. I was completely opposed, and we got into a heated argument. The argument lasted most of the ride home. I didn’t understand the problem with other people…

Simplify Technology with Limits

Mikhail Zavid

By Leo Babauta I am no technophobe, but I do believe in living consciously … and technology has a tendency to overrun our attention and our lives. It’s designed to do that: tech companies are motivated to keep our attention in their apps, their websites, their devices. They’ve found incentives for us to keep using…

Formulation E gears up with car batteries that would possibly perhaps well final a entire hotfoot | Giles Richards

Mikhail Zavid

Formula E has always enjoyed grand city centre destinations as a central tenet of the all-electric series. Beginning its fifth season on Saturday, however, there is a sense that it is in a position to deliver the drama such grand stages demand, now boasting technology, drivers and manufacturers coming together with greater coherence and credibility…

Tesla Names Current Chairwoman as It Seeks a More Stable Image

Mikhail Zavid

ImageRobyn Denholm, Tesla’s new chairwoman, has an extensive background in technology.CreditCreditTesla Inc., via Associated PressSix weeks after settling a securities-fraud lawsuit with federal regulators, Tesla and Elon Musk have made good on one of the agreement’s key provisions — naming a new board chief to impose order on a company whose automaking has often been…

2018’s political mess is a boon for VR escapism in 2019

Mikhail Zavid

As the late screenwriting legend William Goldman famously said; “nobody knows anything” so predictions – especially about technology – always run the risk of making people look silly in the not-so-distant-future. That said, I’m going to go out on a limb and say in the next few years we’re going to see more people becoming…

Notes on the Custom: Why Is Japan Aloof So Connected to Paper?

Mikhail Zavid

Notes on the CultureWashi is to the Japanese something like what wine is to the French — a national obsession and point of pride.ImageJapan’s centuries-long fascination with traditional papermaking means there’s still a robust analog culture in a country known for its embrace of the modern.CreditCreditPhotograph by Kyoko Hamada. Set Design by Arielle Casale and…

Chromecast vs. Roku Premiere: What’s the distinction and which one is ultimate?

Mikhail Zavid

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. By Genevieve ScaranoMashable Deals2018-11-13 16:22:24 UTC Who doesn’t live binge-watching during downtime? It usually involves us enjoying flicks, wearing sweats, and eating delicious takeout. Especially after a long day, it’s great to watch movies, TV episodes, or exclusive…

Wall Side road is jumpy that a $1 billion acquisition will enable Virtu to scrutinize on purchasers, however the agency has a huge conception to quell those anxieties

Mikhail Zavid

Virtu Financial got its start in the secretive world of high-frequency trading. But in recent years it has been trying to break into a business dominated by Wall Street’s bulge bracket banks: buying stock on behalf of large asset-management clients such as hedge funds and pension firms. The acquisition of New York broker dealer ITG…

The Contemporary Iron Johns

Mikhail Zavid

In meetings and retreats, chastened menfolk are working stuff out.ImageThis won’t hurt a bit: A member of the ManKind Project is invited to explore his emotions with the help of others at a weekly meeting in Midtown Manhattan.CreditCreditCasey Kelbaugh for The New York TimesOn a Monday night in a sparsely decorated room in Midtown Manhattan,…

The ‘Next The usa’

Mikhail Zavid

How do we govern in the age that will begin with the 2020 election? Dec. 4, 2018ImageCreditCreditSteven Senne/Associated PressI have this feeling that the 2020 presidential election in the United States will be unlike any in my lifetime — and not only because it will likely involve Donald Trump running as an incumbent — he…

Mature Facebook exec Mary Lou Jepsen acknowledged her new company will get telepathy doable. However first, it’s going to upend the clinical-imaging industrial (FB, GOOG, GOOGL)

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Openwater CEO Mary Lou Jepsen said her company’s imaging technology has numerous potential applications. Jin S. Lee At Business Insider’s IGNITION conference on Monday, Mary Lou Jepsen, a former executive at Facebook and Google, discussed the technology being developed by her new company. Openwater is working on a new kind of imaging technology that relies…

The Technology That Changed Air Budge

Mikhail Zavid

This piece was originally published on the Retool blog.A lot has changed about air travel since it went mainstream in the 1930s. On-board smoking, free-flowing booze, and five-star meals have given way to baggage fees, cramped seats, and mystery meat. It ain’t all bad, though — flying is also more safe, affordable and accessible than ever before.Through…

What Passed off Previous the Western Entrance

Mikhail Zavid

In the Middle East during World War I, the British invented the military technologies and techniques that inspired the tactics of WWII. British machine gunners firing during the Battle of the Somme. Hulton-Deutsch Collection/Corbis via Getty Images Future Tense is a partnership of Slate, New America, and Arizona State University that examines emerging technologies, public…

The Snapdragon 855 is a 7nm CPU primed for 5G, AI and extra

Mikhail Zavid

To be clear, there are a lot of highlights here. This is the first mobile processor to support multi-gigabit 5G, and is one of the first chips built on 7-nanometer architecture. The Snapdragon 855 also features (among other things) advances in AI processing and graphics prowess — let’s take a closer look.Wireless connectivityFor all of…

The First Wicked-Nation, Self ample-Car Commute Is an Moral Minefield

Mikhail Zavid

GIF: Gizmodo (Pronto.ai)Anthony Levandowski—formerly of Google, where he reportedly contributed to at least one serious crash and did not alert the police while overseeing its self-driving car program, and of Uber, where he allegedly imported stolen secrets from Google and was fired after being sued over it—rides again.Levandowski claims to have taken the first ever…

Operational Abilities in Industrial IoT Can’t Tolerate IT-Model Patching. “Risk Prognosis” is a Well-behaved and Grand Reply

Mikhail Zavid

Speaking about the Industrial Internet of Things – (IIoT). Operational technology in industrial internet of things (IoT) can’t tolerate IT style patching. Using “Threat Analysis” is a Safe and Powerful Solution. Within companies and across the entire global the IIoT ecosystem – is an intricately intertwined and negotiated merger of IT and OT. OT systems are…

How Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’s Technical Wizardy Introduced Comedian Books to Existence

Mikhail Zavid

Miles Morales hangs out in adorable concept art from Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.Image: Jesus Alonso Iglesias (Titan)Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse looks like a goddamn living comic book. It’s vibrant and bold, and jam packed with cutting-edge animation technology that helped pioneer its inventive aesthetic. We’ve got an exclusive look at Titan’s upcoming guide to the…

Open sourcing diagnosis, plus US, China and HQ2

Mikhail Zavid

The big news today is that — finally — we have Amazon’s selection of cities for its dual second headquarters (Northern Virginia and NYC). Then some notes on China. But first, semiconductors and open sourcing analysis. We are experimenting with new content forms at TechCrunch. This is a rough draft of something new — provide…

Involving Ideas: Kari Byron Interviews Debra Ansell

Mikhail Zavid

In her new book Crash Test Girl: An Unlikely Experiment in Using the Scientific Method to Answer Life’s Toughest Questions, MythBuster Kari Byron presents all facets of her background as science experiments, stepping bravely through her education, relationships, career, and more, analyzing the lessons learned in each part and giving smart advice to readers based on the results.…

Chinese Executive’s Arrest Sets Trump Priorities on a Collision Direction

Mikhail Zavid

ImageMeng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei and a daughter of the company’s founder, was arrested in Canada on Saturday.CreditCreditAlexander Bibik/ReutersWASHINGTON — At dinner with China’s president, Xi Jinping, on Saturday night in Buenos Aires, President Trump celebrated their “special” relationship and all but predicted they would emerge with a truce in the trade…

Is Natty Know-how Making Us Tiresome?

Mikhail Zavid

Yes and no: there are reasonable arguments on both sides of the question Credit: Guido Mieth Getty Images We still haven’t grappled with the deep questions Nicholas Carr brought to public attention in his seminal book, The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains (2010). Is the internet making us dumb? Is the…

7 of the real outdoors safety cameras on Amazon

Mikhail Zavid

It seems like everyone’s getting home security cameras these days. Here are your best options. DisclosureEvery product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. By Kevin Billings2018-12-24 10:00:00 UTC Home security cameras used to be only for the rich…

How the atmosphere is linked to financial growth — and the finest device to develop both

Mikhail Zavid

Earth’s natural resources largely determine the global economy’s ebb and flow. As such, the effects of climate change continue to cause concern among economists and environmentalists alike.  In 2018, professors William Nordhaus and Paul Romer won the Nobel Prize in Economics for their work exploring how climate change affects economic stability. Ultimately, the pair’s research…

The zero.33 annual AI Now document: 10 extra ways to develop AI stable for human flourishing

Mikhail Zavid

Every year, NYU’s nonprofit, critical activist group AI Now releases a report on the state of AI, with ten recommendations for making machine learning systems equitable, transparent and fail-safe (2016, 2017); this year’s report just published, written by a fantastic panel, including Meredith Whittaker (previously — one of the leaders of the successful googler uprising…

It is Time to Realizing for How Quantum Computing Might perchance perchance Coast Unhappy, Pronounce Entrepreneurs and Physicists

Mikhail Zavid

More of that weird quantum art that always comes with quantum computing press releases.Illustration: E. Edwards/JQI (NIST)Quantum computers that can crack our strongest encryption methods might be decades away—but a group of entrepreneurs and researchers think we better start talking ethics now. Perhaps one of the year’s biggest stories was our collective realization that our…

OpenStack regroups

Mikhail Zavid

Only a few years ago, OpenStack was the hottest open-source project around, with a bustling startup ecosystem to boot. The project, which gives enterprises the tools to run the equivalent of AWS in their own private data centers, ran into trouble as it tried to tackle too many individual projects at the same time and…

Cybersecurity and human rights

Mikhail Zavid

Tehilla Shwartz Altshuler Contributor More posts by this contributor A cyberattack has the power to paralyze cellular communications; alter or erase information in computerized systems; prevent access to computer servers; and directly harm a country’s economy and security by attacking its electricity networks or banking system. The necessity is clear for any country, but especially…

Take a look at Out the Unique Amazon 4-star Retail outlets — And Pick up 4 Pointers for Any Industry

Mikhail Zavid

Amazon Amazon now has over 100 physical stores. Image credit: Courtesy of Nicole Leinbach Reyhle November 16, 2018 8 min read Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Amazon recently opened two of its three Amazon 4-star stores, making its collective brick-and-mortar experiences tally up at over 100 locations between Amazon Books, Amazon Pop-Up, Amazon…

Basis, backed with $133 million from high VCs to originate a impress-staunch cryptocurrency, says it’s shutting down and returning the money

Mikhail Zavid

Earlier this year, we told you about a now 18-month-old, Hoboken, N.J.-based cryptocurrency startup working on a “stable coin” whose elastic supply would ostensibly expand and contract to keep its value at about a dollar instead of all over the map. The company’s big idea: to develop a new token that people would actually use,…

How the genome-edited babies revelation can salvage an affect on analysis

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…

Performed With Michael Cohen, Federal Prosecutors Shift Level of interest to Trump Household Commerce

Mikhail Zavid

ImageMichael D. Cohen, President Trump’s longtime lawyer, leaving court in Manhattan last month. Prosecutors have been examining whether other Trump Organization executives were involved in campaign finance violations.CreditCreditAndrew Kelly/ReutersWhen federal prosecutors recommended a substantial prison term for President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, they linked Mr. Trump to the crimes Mr. Cohen had committed…

Huawei chairman challenges security probability concerns, demands proof that tech huge is a pawn of Beijing – The Globe and Mail

Mikhail Zavid

Ottawa Published December 18, 2018Updated December 19, 2018 Huawei research and development centre in Dongguan in south China’s Guangdong province, on Dec. 18, 2018. Andy Wong/The Associated Press The chairman of Huawei challenged the United States and its allies to provide evidence that the flagship Chinese tech giant poses security risks and is a pawn…

This Used to be the Year the Robot Takeover of Service Jobs Started

Mikhail Zavid

Out of the three major sectors of the economy—agriculture, manufacturing, and service—two are already largely automated. Farm labor, which about half the American workforce used to do, now comprises around 2 percent of American jobs. And we all know the rust belt song and dance, beat out to outsourcing and mechanization. Which is largely why…

San Francisco Symphony Lands a Disrupter: Esa-Pekka Salonen

Mikhail Zavid

ImageThe visionary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, who long said he wanted to concentrate on composing, will be the next music director of the San Francisco Symphony.CreditCreditPeter Prato for The New York TimesSAN FRANCISCO — He never said never.For years, orchestras have courted the visionary conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen. Critics have frequently put his name at the top…

What would occur if a solar storm hit Earth?

Mikhail Zavid

Image copyright Getty Images A violent storm on the Sun could cripple communications on Earth and cause huge economic damage, scientists have warned. Why are solar storms such a threat? In 1972, dozens of sea mines off the coast of Vietnam mysteriously exploded.It was recently confirmed the cause was solar storms, which can significantly disrupt…

How Plato Foresaw Fb’s Foibles

Mikhail Zavid

Technology promises to make easy things that, by their intrinsic nature, have to be hard.Nov. 16, 2018ImageMark Zuckerberg testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington in April.CreditCreditChip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesIn ancient Egypt there lived a wise king named Thamus. One day he was visited by a clever god called Theuth.Theuth was an inventor…

Making a wager on a new system to salvage concrete that doesn’t pollute

Mikhail Zavid

ImageConcrete blocks made by Solidia Technologies in Leighton Buzzard, England, which aims to tweak the formula for making cement to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York TimesLEIGHTON BUZZARD, England — Just after sunrise, a concrete plant located in a muddy industrial zone north of London stirs to life. Workers in orange suits…

U.Okay. Cabinet Backs Theresa Could maybe’s Brexit Belief

Mikhail Zavid

VideoBritain’s prime minister, Theresa May, announced that she reached a deal with cabinet members to move forward with a plan to exit the European Union.Published OnNov. 14, 2018CreditCreditJack Taylor/Getty ImagesLONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain faced down hard-line critics Wednesday and won the support of a jittery and divided cabinet for a plan…

Ought to Twin-Class Shares Be Banned?

Mikhail Zavid

CAPTION TEXT HERE/Getty Images Voices against dual-class shares, which violate the principles of corporate democracy and the precept of “one share one vote,” have increased over time. An influential 50-member Investor Stewardship Group (ISG), overseeing $22 trillion in assets, demands a total elimination of dual-class stock. Council of Institutional Investors (CII), representing managers of $25…

Construct An Interactive Infographic With Vue.js

Mikhail Zavid

About The Author Krutie is technical business analyst and a front-end consultant with expertise in Vue.js and Nuxt.js, alongside back-end proficiency in Laravel. She has an … More about Krutie November 19, 2018 Leave a comment Have you ever had a requirement in which you had to design and build an interactive web experience but…

Apoll01 needs to remake education by decentralizing the diploma

Mikhail Zavid

Dan Genduso spent nearly a decade working in consulting before landing on the Disrupt Berlin stage to launch his first startup, Apoll01 — a small company with a big idea about how to solve America’s expanding education crisis.  First at Accenture and then at Slalom Consulting in San Francisco, Genduso focused on building out customer…

25 Classy Classic Fonts

Mikhail Zavid

Before the birth of modern technology, designers specialized in exquisite hand lettering. And designers today pay homage to the legacy of vintage signage with extraordinary retro typefaces.Curated from the font sections of GraphicRiver and Envato Elements, this collection features 25 nostalgic vintage typefaces that are sure to bring back amazing memories.Need a custom font for…

California This present day: California This present day: Why Robots Are Changing Folks in the Fields

Mikhail Zavid

California TodayImageAn automated harvesting machine at Taylor Farms in Salinas, Calif., uses a high pressure water stream to cut romaine lettuce heads. It replaces a crew of many farmworkers.CreditCreditJim Wilson/The New York TimesGood morning.(Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.)When Mark Borman, chief operating officer of Taylor Farms, surveys the expansive fields…

Discontinue of yr crypto roundup: How did IOTA develop in 2018?

Mikhail Zavid

At a time when cryptocurrency was synonymous with blockchain technology, IOTA proposed a modification. IOTA, as its name would suggest, aspired to be a cryptocurrency for the future of Internet of Things (IoT). But its founders thought that the blockchain had “too sluggish transaction times and skyrocketing fees” to be able to power the world of connected…

Right here’s how Night Gaze on the Google Pixel three works

Mikhail Zavid

One of the most interesting features Google showed off at the New York launch for this year’s Pixel smartphones was one the phones didn’t actually ship with. Night Sight appeared to quite literally challenge the limits of low light imagery. Looking back, it is quite obvious why people were very sceptical of Google pulling it…

Technology will swap the which manner of intelligence

Mikhail Zavid

This story is part of What Happens Next, our complete guide to understanding the future. Read more predictions about the Future of College.The curriculum for a well-educated Victorian was much simpler than a student of today: There would have been Latin and mathematics to learn, of course, along with geography and history. But when it comes to…

China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

Mikhail Zavid

1 / 10People hold a sign at a Vancouver, British Columbia courthouse prior to the bail hearing for Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer on Monday, December 10, 2018. Meng Wanzhou was detained at the request of the U.S. during a layover at the Vancouver airport on Dec. 1.(Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)VANCOUVER, British…

The Recent Radicalization of the Web

Mikhail Zavid

Jihadists and right-wing extremists use remarkably similar social media strategies. By The Editorial BoardThe editorial board represents the opinions of the board, its editor and the publisher. It is separate from the newsroom and the Op-Ed section.Nov. 24, 2018ImageCreditCreditWoody HarringtonSocial media has played a key role in the recent rise of violent right-wing extremism in…

Stress mounts to bury carbon emissions, but who pays?

Mikhail Zavid

LONDON (Reuters) – When countries gather on Sunday to hammer out how they will enact pledges to cut carbon emissions, a Norwegian-led oil consortium will offer a solution: pump some of your excess carbon dioxide to us and we could store it for you. Smoke and steam billows from Belchatow Power Station, Europe’s largest coal-fired…

Weird and wonderful: U.S. to give ‘sunless field’ nuclear atomize tech to assorted worldwide locations

Mikhail Zavid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Energy’s nuclear security office is developing a project to help other countries handle nuclear waste, an effort to keep the United States competitive against global rivals in disposal technology, according to two sources familiar with the matter. FILE PHOTO: A technician looks at the pool storage where spent…

What are the IoT Applications in the Transportation Replace?

Mikhail Zavid

The internet of things (IoT) is a popular term these days that are used to interrelate computing devices, digital machines, and mechanical objects. IoT technology is used to transfer data over a network without any human interaction. A plenty of organizations are using IoT to improve their efficiency and to better understand their customers. This…

Allotted: A secret patch, a $31 million pay package, and Amazon’s ambitions in a $300 billion healthcare-know-how market

Mikhail Zavid

Welcome to Dispensed: A weekly dose of pharma, biotech, and healthcare news Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Hello! Welcome to Dispensed, your weekly dose of the biotech, pharma, and healthcare stories that kept Business Insider’s healthcare team busy this week. I just got back from Seattle — stay tuned next week for some stories gathered from my…

Airstream’s Nest is a at ease, futuristic trailer

Mikhail Zavid

But after decades of shimmering tubes, Airstream is changing things up with its latest offering, the fiberglass encased Nest. Starting at $45,900, the 16-foot, seven-inch rolling home breaks the mold and goes for a minimalist design. The two-tone gray and white Nest might not look like the rest of the Airstream lineup, but inside, it’s…

5 Ways Charitable Giving Is Likely to Switch in 2019

Mikhail Zavid

Humanitarian crises, natural disasters, disease outbreaks — the needs today as pressing as ever, but the way we give is evolving. Thanks to tax law and technology, along with changing consciousness and shifting social mores, philanthropy experts say there are notable shifts afoot in where, when and how Americans open their wallets to charitable causes.…

The Simplest Wi-fi Headphones You Can Procure Correct Now

Mikhail Zavid

Admit it: you need to get some wireless headphones. With the technology getting so good and with headphone jacks disappearing, it just makes sense to invest in a future without wires if like listening to music or watching videos or just making the outside world less loud. How you use your headphones ought to inform…

Bots Distorted the 2016 Election. Will the Midterms Be a Sequel?

Mikhail Zavid

Tiffany Olson Kleemann Contributor Tiffany Olson Kleemann is the chief executive officer of Distil Networks. She formerly served in executive roles at Symantec and FireEye and was deputy chief of staff for cybersecurity operations under President George W. Bush. The fact that Russian-linked bots penetrated social media to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election has…

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