Check out “20 Ways the World Could End” among Discover.com‘s list of 2020 stuff. And here’s another list: Beyond2000.com’s article of the Ig Nobel Prizes, the offspring of Harvard’s Annals of Improbable Research (AIR) journal. How does your cellular phone fare on CNET.com‘s Cell Phone Radiation Chart? Handspring just released the Visor Prism, a colored-screen version of their PDA. Time Digital has an aritcle on tracing your roots using the Internet, and here’s a cool pic of Sony’s new PCG-GT1 video-camera equipped laptop.
20 Ways, AIR, Radiation, etc.
- Netflix hid a fake biotech booth in t... — Netflix hid a fake biotech booth in the middle of CEShttps://www.engadget.com/2018/01/10/netflix-fake-ces-2018-altered-carbon/Venture beyond tech whales like Samsung and Sony, beyond the rows of smart speakers and giant TVs and you’ll discover that there are weirder things to be found at CES. [...]
- Which museums are taking part in the ... — Which museums are taking part in the upcoming free-admission day? Here's the complete list – LA Timeshttp://www.latimes.com/entertainment/arts/la-et-cm-free-museums-day-20180102-story.htmlDozens of Southern California museums will offer free admission on Jan. 28, saving upward of $25 per person. Here’s who’s participating in the Museums Free-for-All. [...]
- Energous WattUp Wirelessly Charges Ga... — News: Energous WattUp Wirelessly Charges Gadgets 3 Feet Awayhttp://sea.pcmag.com/news/18817/energous-wattup-wirelessly-charges-gadgets-3-feet-awayFCC certification received for this radio frequency charging system that requires no contact and allows multiple gadgets to be charged at once from distance. SaveSave SaveSave [...]
- IT Jobs in 2020: A Leader’s Gui... — IT jobs in 2020: Preparing for the next industrial revolution | ZDNethttp://www.zdnet.com/article/it-jobs-in-2020-preparing-for-the-next-industrial-revolution/?ftag=TRE684d531&bhid=27689259515740508250262421970472We examine recent research on how the ‘fourth industrial revolution’, driven primarily by AI and automation, is likely to affect the jobs market, both generally and in the IT sector. [...]
- The Best TV Shows of 2017 — Emily Nussbaum: The Best TV Shows of 2017 | The New Yorkerhttps://www.newyorker.com/culture/2017-in-review/definitely-not-a-top-ten-list-the-best-tv-shows-of-2017?mbid=nl_Daily%20123017&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=12654648&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1302620420&spReportId=MTMwMjYyMDQyMAS2They’re mostly shows that took big risks; but, equally important, they offered big pleasures. [...]