Jari Watson

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7 Ways Relationships Change Over Time

Remember when we featured Sarah C. Andersen and her hilariously honest comics last year? Well, there’s some good news, Pandas: Andersen never stopped …

Company behind Kickstarter's thinnest ever watch declares bankruptcy

Central Standard Timing first showed off its "world's thinnest" E-ink watch back in 2013, raising more than $1 million on Kickstarter to mass-produce the device. The company ran into manufacturing problems in 2015, though, and last June told backers they could no longer see a way to ship the watch. …

China's Army Turns to Rap, Hip-Hop in Bid to Boost PLA Recruitment

BEIJING — China is hoping that rap and rhymes will help recruit more young men to the world’s largest standing army.<p>A hip-hop beat backs lyrics like "Kill! Kill! Kill" in an action-packed video released by China's People's Liberation Army (PLA). The slick production has racked up nearly 100,000 …

U.S. judges can now issue search warrants on computers in any jurisdiction

<i>(Reuters)</i> – The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI’s hacking authority.<p>U.S. Chief Justice John …

Surveillance

Futuristic Apple touchscreen will let you feel textures and temperatures

3D Touch is all well and good, but future Apple devices may incorporate advanced haptic technology which lets software simulate textures ranging from the grain of wood surface to the cold feeling of metal.<p>That’s according to a new patent published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Procrastinating at work makes you more creative, research suggests

Chronic procrastinators are likely to be more creative, a new book claims<p>Here’s some very good news for all the procrastinators out there.<p>Next time your boss questions why you haven’t yet completed that important task you can point them towards this research.<p>Avoiding certain tasks may seem like a …

The importance of human innovation in A.I. ethics

Introspection has become a commodity.<p>The idea that our ability to reflect has been outsourced to algorithms may seem hyperbolic. We assume we have …

Philosopher of the month: Karl Marx

This October, the OUP Philosophy team are highlighting German social and political theorist Karl Heinrich Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) as their …

William Lane Craig debates Alex Rosenberg: Does God Exist? Video, audio and summary

Below, please find my summary of the Craig-Rosenberg debate, which occurred on February 1st, 2013 at Purdue University.<p>Brian Auten has posted the MP3 …

The theology and philosophy of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

<i>“Avengers: Age of Ultron” is new on Blu-ray and DVD; it is also streaming via Amazon and other services.</i><p>Is “Avengers: Age of Ultron” the “Most …

11 Untouchable Truths About Consciousness and Being Human

No matter how divided the world may seem, and no matter how many differences people can put between themselves and others, the untouchable truth of …

Enough Richard Dawkins bashing: Let us praise a hero of science and atheism

<b>(AP/Fiona Hanson)</b><p>Unfollow him on Twitter if you must. But for his courage on faith and brilliance with genetics, we owe him praise<p>Jeffrey Tayler<p>October 4, 2015 10:00am (UTC)<p>The religious and their apologists have no fury more ardent than that which they reserve for those who would expose the truth …

Fish Can Recognize Faces, a Surprisingly Human Skill

Weird & Wild<p>A coral reef fish can discriminate between individual fish by their unique facial patterns—just like we do.<p>A school of fish might seem like a sea of identical faces, but at least one species has no problem telling its comrades—and even strangers—apart, new research says.<p>To human eyes, …

Fish

All Entrepreneurs Should Watch These 6 TED Talks Right Now

When starting a business, you need all the help you can get. Use these six TED Talks to help guide you on your entrepreneurial journey.<p>Some entrepreneurs are fortunate enough to have connected with a valuable mentor to guide them as they jumpstart a new business idea or venture. The wise words of a …

Neptune's Android Smartwatch Will Power a Suite of Devices

Last month, we wrote about the upcoming Neptune Duo, a dual-device offering that included the Hub, a smartwatch capable of running Android Lollipop independently, and a phone-sized display accessory. The company is now offering a bunch of mobile devices to complement the Hub.<p>The Neptune Suite adds …

Mobile Devices

Nokia Releases Beta HERE App for Galaxy Smartphones

Nokia has launched a beta version of its HERE maps and navigation app in the Samsung Galaxy Apps store, giving the smartphone maker a viable alternative to the wildly popular Google Maps.<p>The app is technically a beta build and, for now, exclusive to Samsung’s Galaxy-branded Android smartphones. It …

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

Making An Impact At An Early-Stage Startup If You're Inexperienced And Don't Code

As a startup founder with many friends between 20-30 years old, I’m often asked for advice on how to break into the early-stage startup scene. If you’re an engineer or have a proven track record, you just put your resume out there and many startups will come to you. However, if you don’t code nor …

Samsung Offers $200 Trade-in For Any Working Smartphone With Galaxy Note 4 Pre-order

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is up for pre-orders in the US on AT&T and Verizon for $299.99 on-contract. If you’re thinking about pre-ordering the device, …