David Gerwing

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What to Do When You Wake Up in the Middle of the Night and Can't Fall Back Asleep

A dead simple fix for those who find themselves awake and restless in the middle of the night.<p>Insomnia is a catch-22. Not being able to sleep when you know you need to is stressful, but stress keeps you awake. Thanks to this paradox we've all had the deeply unpleasant experience of waking in the …

The Secret to Getting Noticed on LinkedIn

LinkedIn recently revealed a few specific ways you can get noticed and generate more leads on the platform. Here's how to take advantage.<p>Creating (and sharing) valuable, free content with a targeted, niche audience is the price you must pay in order to buy a prospect's time, attention and interest …

Artificial Intelligence Technologies To Use Before Einstein Is Released

Three AI technologies that are available right now.<p>Salesforce garnered mega headlines recently for unveiling its first artificial intelligence (AI) platform at its Dreamforce conference in San Francisco. The platform, called Einstein, is one of the largest A.I. technologies to be released by a …

Reddit Is a 'Reflection of Humanity,' Says CEO

Steve Huffman says the website--one of the most popular in the U.S.--functions as a platform for all manner of user-generated content and opinion.<p>It hasn't been an easy week to be Mark Zuckerberg. He's been stating over and over again that fake news stories make up only a tiny fraction of the …

How Trump Can Make Himself One of the Greatest Presidents in History, in 2 Steps

He is uniquely positioned to advance America as much as anyone before, in 2 steps.<p>A man who ridicules global warming won the presidency. Being miserable doesn't help, so while some protest and others counter-protest, I look ahead to what is to come and what can be done about it.<p>I believe global …

Mars-bound astronauts face brain damage from galactic cosmic ray exposure, says NASA-funded study

An (unshielded) view of Mars (credit: SpaceX)A NASA-funded study of rodents exposed to highly energetic charged particles — similar to the galactic …

Neuroscience

Too Much Nighttime iPhone Use May Have Long-Term Health Consequences

Photo: Getty Images<p>Can't tear yourself away from Pinterest when it's time for bed? You might be seriously hurting yourself. According to a new study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i>, using gadgets before bed can not only shake up your sleep patterns—which we already …

Rescued scientists bring back a warning from the Antarctic

Photograph: Unimedia/Barcroft Media<p>Passengers aboard Akademik Shokalskiy were successfully transferred by Chinese helicopter to the ice surface near Australian rescue ship Aurora Australis in …

Articles about stair remember 7 ingenious staircase ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Somehow stairs have become the object of "design porn" of late, and while it seems as likely …

Los Angeles

Ask Anything: Will We Ever Run Out Of Potable Water?

Short answer: Not if we get creative.<p>“There’s a lot of hype around this issue,” says Upmanu Lall, professor of earth and environmental engineering at Columbia University and director of its Water Center. But, he says, we’re in little danger of running out of water overall. One could conceive of a …