Chris Mckend

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Why You Should Learn to Nap Like a Pro

One thing I love more than anything else is a good nap. However, I used to feel guilty about it -- until I learned that napping is becoming a more accepted practice in today’s workplace.<p>Companies like Google, Ben & Jerry’s and Zappos are unapologetic about their pro-napping stances, but a majority …

Adobe Lightroom mobile (iOS) review

Companion app for Lightroom supplies basic photo retouching<p><b>The Good</b> Lightroom mobile incorporates a fluid interface and sufficient adjustment options to be useful.<p><b>The Bad</b> The app doesn't support metadata editing or color labels; you can't use saved presets or Smart Collections; and the synced …

Why are these V8 Supercars drivers on ice?

Australia on ice.<p>Give Volvo team drivers Scott McLaughlin and Robert Dahlgren the keys to a Polestar S60 on a wide-open frozen lake, and you're going to end up with a great video.<p>McLaughlin, who has taken the Australian V8 Supercars series by storm with a second-place finish and a win in the first …

College Sports

Stanford engineers' Xbox 360 controller modification measures player engagement

In collaboration with Texas Instruments, Stanford engineers have modified an Xbox 360 controller to monitor a player's physiological signals to help determine if the player becomes bored.<p>The prototype controller was based on research conducted at the lab of Gregory Kovacs, a professor of electrical …