Amanda Moore

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These guys created an app that stops college students from using their phones — and it's so successful they dropped out of college

Richardson, a computer science major, noticed something that was bugging him.<p>While in class, everyone was looking at their phones, texting, and doing whatever, with "no one paying attention to the teachers" as Gardner recalls.<p>The more they talked about it, the more annoyed they were. If technology …

The Only Thing You Need to Know to Get Things Done

Breaking down, step by step, the ruthless art of prioritization.<p>One of the biggest struggles millennials face is wading through the information overload to figure out what we should be doing with our time.<p>Can you really blame us?<p>Every time you look at your phone, dozens of pings, notifications and …

Time Management

Zaha Hadid "pretty much chose herself" to design Women Fashion Power exhibition

"There was no discussion" over the choice of architect Zaha Hadid to design the new exhibition at London's Design Museum about how women in positions …

Wildlife Triage – Who Can Be Saved?

Resources for saving many species are pretty scarce and often only a few individuals are supporting a whole species. It begs the question: which …

Meriam Ibrahim: Sudan death sentence condemned by UK leaders

<b>UK political leaders have united to urge Sudan to lift the "barbaric" death sentence handed down to a Christian woman accused of abandoning Islam.</b><p>A court ruled that Meriam Ibrahim, who was raised by her Christian mother and married a Christian, was Muslim in line with her father - which she rejects.<p>…

MIT iPhone App Makes You Intimate With A Stranger

Over 20 days, MIT’s new app gives you a peek into someone’s life. Caveat: You never speak.<p>20 Day Stranger, an iPhone app by MIT Media Lab’s Playful Systems group, wants to burst the sociographic bubble of our “friend” network.<p>Our social media world, after all, is highly curated–it’s filled with …

Stereotypes

Open Humanities Awards: second round

We are excited to announce the second round of the Open Humanities Awards, running from 30 April until<p>30 May 2014(UPDATED) June 6. There are <b>€20,000</b> …

Technology law will soon be reshaped by people who don't use email

There's been much discussion – and derision – of the US supreme court's recent forays into cellphones and the internet, but as more and more of these cases bubble up to the high chamber, including surveillance reform, we won't be laughing for long: the future of technology and privacy law will …

Dots that are moving around in a circle! Connect them and you'll get a moving...

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All the passwords you should change because of Heartbleed, in one handy graphic

The Heartbleed security flaw was fixed in the newest version of OpenSSL, but you should still change your passwords on all of the sites affected by the bug.<p>If you’re still not sure which sites were affected, we have the perfect chart for you, created by the “digital forensic specialists” at LWG …

Breaking: Jetpack Releases Critical Security Update, Immediate Action Required

Jetpack released version 2.9.3 today. This is a critical security update that fixes a potentially serious threat that has been present in Jetpack …

NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise & Original Star Trek TV Series

<b>NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise & Original Star Trek TV Series</b><b><br>Pictured here are Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry and the principle television cast in front of America's first Space Shuttle, named Enterprise at the North American Rockwell assembly facility in Palmdale, California, on September 17, 1976.</b><p><b>Representatives of the original Star Trek television series attending the debut of the new Space Shuttle Enterprise, include DeForest Kelly, George Takei, Nichelle Nichols, Leonard Nimoy, Gene</b> …

Why voice is the next big internet wave

At first glance, few technologies feel as unsexy as voice. From a user’s perspective, little has changed since the days of Alexander Graham Bell. …

Responsibility to Protect? A History of Humanitarian Intervention [rebroadcast]

We don't want your crap databases, says Twitter: We've made OUR OWN

<b>Exclusive</b> Twitter is growing up and, like an adult, is beginning to desire consistent guarantees about its data rather than instant availability.<p>At …

How slime mold can design transportation networks and maybe even transform computing

The yellow blobs of slime mold normally grow in dark forests, not on computer chips or on gelatinous squares shaped like the United States. But …

Animatronic 'man' to test protective equipment for army

Ministry of Defence unveils 'The Porton Man', a new robot made to test anti-chemical suits and equipment for the British armed forces<p>The Ministry of Defence has invested £1.1m in a new state-of-the-art robotic mannequin that will test protective suits and equipment for the UK’s Armed Forces.<p>The …

Why Facebook Is Spending Billions On Companies It Doesn't Need

<i>Why?!</i><p>As the dust settles on Facebook’s $2BN purchase of virtual reality headset maker Oculus Rift last week this remains the question on everyone’s lips. What’s more it is the second time we’ve made this exclamation in as many months after Facebook spent a seemingly ludicrous amount of money …

Tech knowledge gaps that appeared when I gave a talk at my old school

The last thing I wanted to do when I left high school was to go back there. The learning part was fine, but emotionally it was exhausting – if you remember – being with 900 other 12- to 16-year-olds all hyper-social to the point of paranoia. We lived in our bubble of school and friends and felt …

Scientists, private firms wrangle over statewide quake alert system

Tom Heaton was sitting in his kitchen in Pasadena on Monday morning when an alert went off on his laptop warning him that an earthquake had struck about 40 miles away in Encino.<p>Seconds later, he felt the shaking.<p>"It was fantastic," said Heaton, director of Caltech's Earthquake Engineering Research …

Why I’m glad I never abandoned Android for an iPhone

I've written about and reviewed mobile phones for almost a decade and a half. Everything from flip phones, to BlackBerrys, to today's hottest Android models, and yes, Apple iPhones, have passed through my hands. That experience is why, more than anything, I've ultimately settled on Google Android …

Android News

Geospatial Cultural Analysis and Literary Production

The distribution of US city-level locations, revealing a preponderance of literary–geographic occurrences in what we would now call the Northeast …

How close did the world come to peace in 1914? - BBC World War One

Facebook Drones Fight Google Balloons to Rule Web

Big Data & Analytics: How Companies can unlock the Power of Big Data

Islamic Art, Culture, and Politics: The Connections

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Digital Dialogue 62: Practicing Openness at #DH2013

Lee Skallerup Bessette and Jarah Moesch join the Digital Dialogue for episode 62 at the 2013 Digital Humanities Conference in Lincoln, Nebraska.<p>Lee, …