Kelsey LaRose

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Will we ever… read at superspeed?

Some companies promise that they can make us all read at five times the speed. But given what we know about the brain, what’s realistically possible?<p>How quickly can you read? Are you the sort of person who finishes the daily newspaper before breakfast? Catches up with the gossip on social media in …

The Brain

‘I was blind… now I have bionic eyes’

What is it like to see again after years of blindness? Rose Eveleth asks a woman whose sight was restored with a remarkable new eye implant.<p>Fran Fulton is 66, and she’s been fully blind for about 10 years. A few weeks ago, all that changed.<p>Fulton suffers from retinitis pigmentosa – a degenerative …

Time I

How con artists trick your mind

Scammers play sophisticated psychological tricks to fool their marks, says Colin Barras, and that means anyone can be vulnerable unless they know what to look for.<p>None of us likes being scammed, and David Modic is no different. But it’s not the fact that scammers try to trick us into handing over …

Identity Theft

Emoji++ Is an Emoji Keyboard That Makes Sense – MacStories

I wouldn't consider myself a professional emoji user as Casey Liss, but, like many others, I do use emoji to enrich communications with friends and colleagues on a daily basis. Apple's Emoji keyboard never made much sense to me: it's hard to find the right emoji in the keyboard's questionable …