Stop Adding Cancer-Causing Chemicals To Bacon, Experts Tell Meat Industry

The reputation of the meat industry will sink to that of big tobacco unless it removes cancer-causing chemicals from processed products such as bacon and ham, a coalition of experts and politicians in UK warn this week. From a report: Led by Professor Chris Elliott, the food scientist who ran the UK government's investigation into the horse-meat scandal, and Dr Aseem Malhotra, a cardiologist, the coalition claims there is a "consensus of scientific opinion" that the nitrites used to cure meats p...
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The Year that was 2018

2018 got over really fast. Much faster than any other year I can remember. Quite a few things happened. I didn’t get much time to enjoy while I was in it. It could be, because we didn’t take our regular travel break. But all in all a great year. We are all healthy. Though max isn’t doing as great. He is still doing good for his age. I started Nagarathna Memorial Grant this year. Here are the first year results. I got more positive responses than I expected. I am very happy. From this year onwa...
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A look inside the Taipei 101 New Year’s Eve fireworks show as it goes green

One of the tallest buildings in the world, Taipei 101’s New Year’s Eve fireworks have become an iconic celebration since the first show at the end of 2004. But despite being a major tourism draw, the fireworks haven’t been immune from criticism. Over the past couple of years, as poor air quality becomes an increasingly serious issue throughout the country, the show has been targeted by Taiwanese environmental groups. The major of Taipei City, Ko Wen-je, said at the beginning of this year that th...
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The 2018 ‘good tech’ awards, for projects that are actually trying to improve the world

Here are a handful of companies, people and organizations that use technology to help others in real, tangible ways. They remind us that although scandals and wrongdoing in tech rightly get a lot of attention, there’s good happening elsewhere.
Tags: Business, Technology, News

Here’s how to play a game from Black Mirror’s Bandersnatch episode

If you’ve gone down the rabbit hole with Netflix’s latest Black Mirror release, there’s (at least) one more easter egg out there. As some intrepid Reddit users discovered, you can actually visit two different versions of fictional software company Tuckersoft’s website and… spoilers ahead. On the regular Tuckersoft site, discovered through a QR code embedded in the show itself, Tuckersoft advertises its game lineup including Bandersnatch, a “revolutionary game from Stefan Butler.” In this timelin...
Tags: TC, Gaming, Tech, Netflix, Reddit, Black Mirror, Colin, Rumour, Stefan, Bandersnatch, Tuckersoft, Nohzdyve, Colin Ritman, Stefan Butler, Metl Hedd

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'Super Blood Wolf Moon,' Bird Box, and Apple's Rotten Future: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Well, we did it. In spite of everything, we made it through 2018, a year that felt eternal. Even the last week of 2018 was trying it with that “super blood wolf moon” bologna. There were definitely some fantastic comics and great movies, though—including Bird Box, our review of which you definitely shouldn’t miss.Read more...
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New Year’s Resolutions for Second Amendment Supporters ~ VIDEO

Opinion AmmoLand New Years Resolution New York – -( As 2018 fades away and we come to 2019, it is time for us to review the past year, and think about how things went, and what can be done to better protect our Second Amendment rights. Reflection and assessment might sound odd, but it is an essential thing for any endeavor – and protecting our rights is a significant endeavor, indeed. A considerable part of this involves taking an honest and realistic look at the situations Sec...
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Lawrence Roberts, Who Helped Design Internet's Precursor, Dies at 81

In late 1966, a 29-year-old computer scientist drew a series of abstract figures on tracing paper and a quadrille pad. Some resembled a game of cat's cradle; others looked like heavenly constellations; still others like dress patterns. Those curious drawings were the earliest topological maps of what we now know as the internet. The doodler, Lawrence G. Roberts, died on Dec. 26 at his home in Redwood City, Calif. He was 81. The New York Times: The cause was a heart attack, said his son Pasha. A...
Tags: Tech, New York Times, Pentagon, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Roberts, Pasha, Redwood City Calif, ARPA, Advanced Research Projects Agency, Lawrence Roberts, Lawrence G Roberts, Leonard Kleinrock, Licklider

UK invests millions in micro-robots able to work in dangerous sites

Devices could be deployed in underground pipe networks, reducing need for roadworksThe UK government is investing millions in the development of micro-robots designed to work in underground pipe networks and dangerous sites such as decommissioned nuclear facilities.The ambition is for the robots, developed in British universities, to mark the end of disruptive and expensive roadworks by carrying out repairs without the need to dig up the roads. Continue reading...
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Why Growth Mindset is the New Roadmap that Leverage Hotel Performance and Customer Experience

What is your greatest failure? The greatest values come with change and what we learn from it. Start dive into why Growth Mindset is the new roadmap that leverage Hotel Performance and Customer Experience. Failure is really OK! We as human beings are often our own worst enemies. There are a lot of things we as humans can’t control, and one of them is a failure. I don’t know about you, but I fail on a daily basis. A wise person told me once that if you don’t fail you are just not trying hard e...
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World's Rarest Bird, Madagascar Pochard, Gets New Home

The rarest bird in the world -- a species of duck called the Madagascar pochard -- has been given a new home in time for the new year. From a report: An international team of researchers released 21 of the birds at a lake in the north of Madagascar. It is a step towards the recovery of a species that just over a decade ago was thought to be extinct. Rescuing the species could also be a first step in protecting Madagascar's threatened wetlands. When it wasn't seen for 15 years, the Madagascar poc...
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Non Sequiturs: 12.30.18

* In 2018, what did Donald Trump talk about when he talked about the courts? Adam Feldman dives into the data to find out. [Empirical SCOTUS] * Speaking of President Trump and the judiciary, he continues to appoint federal judges at a record pace -- but the Democrats are doing everything they can to slow down his progress. [Bench Memos / National Review] * If you care at all about affordable housing, then you should be heartened by these developments in the fight against exclusionary zoning, a...
Tags: Real Estate, Technology, Supreme Court, Law, Scotus, Artificial Intelligence, Health Care, Federal Judges, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Litigation, Legal Technology, Litigators, Trump, Adam Feldman

Two Problems With American Airlines Lavatories: Size and… Sexism?

Google's Head of Home and Nest Product Planning called out American Airlines lavatories not because they’re too small for baby changing, but because their baby changing sign is sexist. Continue reading Two Problems With American Airlines Lavatories: Size and… Sexism?...
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Several Popular Apps Share Data With Facebook Without User Consent

Some of the most popular apps for Android smartphones, including Skyscanner, TripAdvisor and MyFitnessPal, are transmitting data to Facebook without the consent of users in a potential breach of EU regulations. From a report: In a study of 34 popular Android apps, the campaign group Privacy International found that at least 20 of them send certain data to Facebook the second that they are opened on a phone, before users can be asked for permission. Information sent instantly included the app's n...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Tech, Eu, Tripadvisor, Privacy International

Investors and entrepreneurs need to address the mental health crisis in startups

Jake Chapman Contributor Share on Twitter Jake Chapman is a managing partner at Alpha Bridge Partners. More posts by this contributor Driving the new American century Specialization, Polymaths And The Pareto Principle In A Convergence Economy Colin Kroll, was the co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, both consumer sensations that brought joy to millions; Anthony Bourdain, had been a chef, journali...
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From Knickers the steer to Turnbull's 'delicious wife': the 2018 Australian news quiz

It’s been another year of inane statements, improbable beasts and plain baffling news stories. What can you remember about the fringe events of 2018 in Australia and beyond?“This is the type of intolerant censorship we have warned about for such a long time.” What was Cory Bernardi talking about?The campaign to refuse a visa to far-right provocateur Lauren SouthernSavage Garden’s complaint about their music being on his Australia Day playlistThe suspension of Adam Giles from Sky News for hosting...
Tags: Google, England, Kim Kardashian, Instagram, Abc, Australia, Washington, US, Australia news, Earth, Paris, Queensland, Sydney, New Zealand, Jesus, Victoria

How a group of students discovered the sounds of solar storms

We are now truly living in the era of big data. And it’s not just companies like Facebook and YouTube that are reaping the benefits, big data is transforming science too. In the space sciences, we have an unprecedented number of satellites and ground-based instruments that monitor Earth’s space environment – routinely producing tonnes of data. But how do you process it all? While you may have heard about algorithms and artificial intelligence, there are some decidedly more human approaches too. ...
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NYPD Deploying Drone for First Time To Secure New Year's Party

New York City police will deploy a camera-equipped drone above Times Square, along with new "counter-drone technology" blocking other devices from the area, where they expect as many as 2 million New Year's Eve revelers. From a report: The drone technology is the newest innovation developed by the largest U.S. police department as it prepares for an annual event that already features a broad array of anti-terrorism tactics. They will be used along with police airplanes and helicopters as surveil...
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How to print from an Android smartphone or tablet

These days, you don't need a computer to print a document or photo -- you can easily print them straight from your smartphone or tablet. There are a few ways to do so, but once you're set up, it should be easy. Here's how to do it. The post How to print from an Android smartphone or tablet appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Google, Android, Mobile, Trends, Printing, Cloud Print

Got Christmas money to burn? Get an iPhone Wireless Charger for under $20

Whether you're looking for stocking stuffers or gift ideas, these deals from Samsung, Seneo, and others can get you a wireless charging pad for cheap. Don't settle for wired charging if you don't have to. The post Got Christmas money to burn? Get an iPhone Wireless Charger for under $20 appeared first on Digital Trends.
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95% of People Fail Because They Just Don't Try

I was going to go to college to be a programmer. I remember prepping. I remember buying the computer, packing all my stuff and moving to a college town with my friends who were already enrolled, with a plan of enrolling the next year. That never happened. I never got a degree. And I spent the next 8 years working retail and construction jobs. Somewhere around the end of that 8 year period, I started programming. I started writing software for things I needed. Then I realized that other people m...
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Facing Soil Crisis, US Farmers Look Beyond Corn and Soybeans

Corn and soybean crops have been good to farmers in the American Midwest and Plains. But these staple crops have taken a toll on the very earth they draw nourishment from. Now, a new generation of farmers is looking underground to try to replenish their soils in a way that both restores nutrients and reduces chemical runoff into the environment. From a report: "Mainstream agriculture, they just don't get it," says North Dakota farmer Jerry Doan. "You have got to feed the biology of the soil." So...
Tags: Tech, North Dakota, American Midwest, US Farmers Look Beyond Corn, Jerry Doan, Washington County Iowa

As More Retailers Ban Paper Money, It's Making Things Awkward For Customers Without Plastic

An anonymous reader shared a report: Sam Schreiber was mid-shampoo at a Drybar blow-dry salon in Los Angeles when someone from the front desk approached her stylist with an emergency: a woman was trying to pay for her blow-out with cash. "There was this beat of silence," says Ms. Schreiber, 33 years old. "She literally brought $40." More and more businesses like Drybar don't want your money -- the paper kind at least. It's making things awkward for those who come ill prepared. After all, you can...
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The career rise of Susan Wojcicki, who rented her garage to Google's founders in 1998 and is now the CEO of YouTube (GOOG, GOOGL)

In 1998, Susan Wojcicki rented her Menlo Park, California, garage to Sergey Brin and Larry Page for $1,700 per month.  The next year, she would join Google as its 16th employee. Below is a glimpse at the life of Susan Wojcicki and her rise at Google, from an early employee to YouTube's chief exec.  Most landlords only hope their renters pay on time, keep a tidy space, and don't disturb the neighbors.  But for Susan Wojcicki, her renters ended up offering up a bit more: the chance to become em...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Usa, Steve Jobs, Youtube, Satya Nadella, Trends, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, James Franco, Silicon Valley, Susan Wojcicki, Stanford University, Palo Alto California, Palo Alto High School, Menlo Park California

Avvo Defeats False Advertising Lawsuit Alleging Pay-to-Play–Davis v. Avvo

The plaintiff alleges that Avvo provides editorial benefits to lawyers who advertise on Avvo, which causes the advertisers to get prospective clients who would have chosen the non-advertising lawyers. There are some parallels to the lawsuits against Yelp alleging pay-to-play, most of which went nowhere. This lawsuit also goes nowhere. Avvo’s Ratings. Applying the narrow definition of commercial speech, the court says the ratings don’t constitute commercial speech because they don’t propose a tra...
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Dev vs. Ops: The State of Accountability

Here's an analysis by OverOps on how shared accountability affects the delivery of reliable software in a DevOps environment, and what are some of the top challenges teams face when it comes to building and maintaining quality applications. Conclusion from the report [PDF], which relies on a survey of over 2,000 IT professionals around the globe : At the center of this DevOps adoption chaos is the evolving relationship between development and operations. Many organizations are already taking a s...
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Apple Releases Creative ‘Color Flood’ Ad Campaign for iPhone XR

Apple has released a colorful new ad promoting the iPhone XR called 'Color Flood.' The minute-long video shows a stream of people running, jumping, and flipping through empty streets dressed in various colours.The colours are supposed to highlight the iPhone XR's available shell options — black, white, red, blue, yellow, and coral — although there are mixes of green and purple uniforms in the ad as well.The ad concludes with the tagline “Make room for color” shown on the a blue iPhone XR before...
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Ford designs a noise-canceling dog kennel for pups bothered by fireworks

The kennel project started as just a way of showing noise-control technology that’s now available in cars but often invisible to the consumer.
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