Bryan Alvarado

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Preparing Learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Do you like change? If you do, then living in the present is an exhilarating experience. For those who don’t, buckle up as we are only going to see …

Someone wrote a kids' book to explain bitcoin and blockchain

At around 7 p.m. every night you can catch me reading bedtime stories for my two children. On current rotation: Dave's Cave, a weird Avengers book and a million bedtime stories about dinosaurs.<p>But those books can go straight in the trash because finally -- <i>finally</i> -- someone has written a children's …

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'The New Yorker' review of 'Avengers: Infinity War' is getting roasted

<i>The New Yorker</i> reviewed <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> and people are not having it. At all.<p><i>The New Yorker</i> movie reviewer Richard Brody wasn't a big fan of</i> …

A Physicist Has Calculated The Best Place to Put Your Router

It's time to get serious about your wifi signal.<p>Forget the trial and error - mathematics has proved where the best spot to place your router …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

How to switch on the awesome new Gmail interface

Gmail’s sweet new interface is rolling out to users. It offers the familiar simple text-based interface from the Gmail you all know and “love,” but it manages to be both less messy, and more useful. If you want to take it for a spin, then switching it on is easy.<p>Why bother? What’s new in Gmail?<p>Our …

T-Mobile and Sprint will merge to create a 5G powerhouse

After years of on-again, off-again talks, it's official: T-Mobile and Sprint have announced plans to merge. The all-stock, $26 billion deal values Sprint at $59 billion (the combined company would be worth $146 billion) and will give T-Mobile the reins, with the carrier's John Legere serving as CEO …

This Is How You Should Be Prioritizing Your Work And Life

Giving all of your time to what seems urgent will leave you exhausted. Here’s how to know the difference between what is necessary and what is expendable.<p>We all have priorities. Identifying them, however, isn’t as easy as it sounds. Urgent issues and misdirected intentions can get in the way of …

Viewers Are Ditching Cable For Streaming Faster Than Anyone Expected

“Cord cutting” has been a kind of ghost story for cable providers for much of the past decade—a tale that, while foreboding, didn’t seem entirely …

Trump praises Kim Jong Un as honorable, refuses to explain why

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump said Tuesday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un -- the man he once mocked as "Little Rocket Man" -- "has really been very open and I think very honorable based on what we are seeing" as the two gear up for an anticipated face-to-face meeting in the …

These Are America's 100 Favorite Books of All Time, According to Data

A battle between 100 much-loved novels. At the end, only one will prevail.<p>There's one simple and surefire way to get smarter: Read more books. Many of the most respected entrepreneurs--from Bill Gates to Elon Musk--are voracious readers.<p>Take a page out of one CEO's book, and you can find a way to …

Bad News: These "Healthy" Foods May Not Be Good For Your Heart

Eating healthy is never one size fits all. Our bodies are so different, all with various needs and quirks to attend to. So while a seemingly healthy …

19 NYC Secrets Even New Yorkers Don't Know

When you're living in a city whose history dates back to the 1600s, every day is an opportunity to discover another mind-blowing piece of historical …

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Medical Research

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Used Steven Soderbergh for Inspiration and Shot With A New Kind of IMAX Camera

The Russo Brothers used the same mobile IMAX camera Christopher Nolan used on "Dunkirk" to film their latest Marvel tentpole.<p>The Russo Brothers are …

Avengers: Infinity War

Shooting Infinity War All on New IMAX Camera Tech Was 'Amazing'

Advertising [x]<p>by Thomas Bacon<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p><b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> directors explain the benefits of the film being the first movie ever to be …

Comics

Alien & Aliens Get Thrilling Modern-Style Trailers

Ridley Scott’s <b>Alien</b> and James Cameron’s <b>Aliens</b> just got brand new, modernized trailers… for no reason at all. Scott’s original 1979 <i>Alien</i> film – based …

2001: A Space Odyssey returns to theaters in 70mm for its 50th anniversary

Stanley Kubrick’s <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> was released in American theaters 50 years ago this week, blowing the minds of a generation primed for its …

YouTube CEO addresses demonetization anger: ‘We know the last year has not been easy’

“We are working to make this faster,” Susan Wojcicki said<p>YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki today addressed ongoing frustration and anger within the creator community over demonetization.<p>Wojcicki published a blog post looking at the past year, focusing on the last few months following the company’s changes …

The first step to better grilled cheese is losing the butter. Trust us

Grilled cheese, is it ever <i>really</i> the wrong choice? No, it is not. Is your version the best it can be? Are you sure? A swipe of mayonnaise is a surefire way to up your grilled cheese game.<p>What? Yes. I learned this trick by watching the Gabrielle Hamilton season of <i>Mind of a Chef</i>. If the food-bro …

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Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

This Disney/Pixar Bracket Is Tearing the Internet Apart, So Tear It Some More and Show Us Yours

The internet is made for many wonderful things, but also, it’s made for yelling at each other loudly about beloved animated movies. So why not add …

Cinego is an ultra-lightweight personal cinema that simulates an 800-In. screen

Everyone seems to be making a VR headset these days, some great, some not. One common theme among many is weight, as in the headset weighs quite a bit and can become tiresome to wear. There are a few reasons for this, including the tons of computing power built into the headset itself and the …

Samsung’s foldable Galaxy X sounds like a game changer, new details emerge

While Google was taking over CES, Samsung was quietly meeting with industry leaders to show off its next big innovation. Now, details from these …

Google starts certificate program to fill empty IT jobs

There are 150,000 open IT jobs in the U.S., and Google wants to make it easier to fill them. Today the company is announcing a certificate program on …

Trump Administration

Scientists could one day make humans immortal

On Jan. 12, 1967, James Bedford, a psychology professor at Glendale College in California who had just died of cancer, took his first step toward …

Everyone Is Schooling Trump After He Called Himself A ‘Very Stable Genius’ On Twitter

Whenever President Trump tweets as much (and as randomly) as he did Saturday morning, most of Twitter tends to target the dumber entries for ridicule — like when he claimed credit for there being no commercial aviation failures in 2017. Trump’s claims regarding his “mental stability,” which he …

Social Media

LG Display's crazy 65-inch OLED TV can roll up like a poster

When you roll your future TV out of sight into a little box, thank LG Display.<p>The leader in big-screen OLED manufacturing, not satisfied to debut the first 88-inch 8K OLED TV, showed off another world's first at CES: a 65-inch 4K OLED display that's, get this, rollable.<p>Although some concept …

Gear & Gadgets

Acer just announced the "thinnest computer in the world"

Along with updates to the Nitro 5 and Spin 3<p>Generally, laptops at CES tend to be toward the middle of the pack, with companies saving their more unique or impressive models for less crowded times. While Acer has shown up at CES this year with a trio of updated versions of older models, there is at …