Jacqui Hall

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The art of missing out, or how to beat 'FOMO'

Tim Winton reckons surfing saved his life.<p>The celebrated Australian novelist was an angsty teenager who found solace in the waves rolling onto the …

Follow This One Rule To Make Sure Your Strength-Training Workouts Really Yield RESULTS

Consider this the new golden rule of training.<p>Even if you knew how to properly execute every weight-lifting exercise in the world (let’s say you were a real-life fitness encyclopedia), the effectiveness of those moves would still depend on one major factor: how much resistance you use. And, without …

Android Tutorial #3 (Code explanation for Hello World - Android)

Android<p>This tutorial contains a detailed explanation of the Hello World application created in Android Tutorial #1.<p>MainActivity.java<p>A '<b>package</b>' in …

Anti-GM protesters don't understand how science works

Protesters cheering the collapse of a £1m genetically-modified wheat trial seem too dim to realise that progress requires failure<p>Back in 2012, a group of clueless protesters tried to disrupt a trial of genetically-modified wheat, which was taking place in a field in Hertfordshire. The trial was the …

I couldn’t be their “happy girl”: Pixar’s “Inside Out,” childhood depression and the emotional stranglehold of “Minnesota nice”

<b>"Inside Out" (Disney/Pixar)</b><p>When appearing pleasant at any cost is a defining cultural value, admitting you’re unhappy is the biggest struggle<p>Libby Hill<p>June 26, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>There’s a story I tell people about my childhood growing up in South Dakota that involves me sitting in my bedroom and …

Mental Disorders

AI tells its creators it isn’t in the mood for a philosophical debate

Natural language processing is an essential part in creating machines which can interact with humans, not with a mouse and keyboard, but by deconstructing natural language and formulating an appropriate response. We already see this with system like Google Now, Hound, Siri and Cortana, however as …