Zeishawn Khalid

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Going Wireless and Restoring Memories: The Incredible Future of Brain Implants

Neuroprostheses are already bridging the divide between man and machine to treat diseases and allow paralyzed people to move prosthetic limbs. And the next generation of brain-machine interfaces will be even more incredible.<p><b>In some ways, the human brain isn't much</b> different from a computer. Both …

17 Tips on Being More Productive With Email

Great e-mail suggestions to help you, and your colleagues, be more productive from David Grossman of The Grossman Group and author of You Can’t Not …

Marinara Sauce Recipe

Ingredients (9)<p>2 (28-ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes, preferably San Marzano<br>• 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 1 medium yellow onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 …

Italian Food

Microsoft's Xbox One policy answers raise even more questions

Earlier this week, Microsoft finally clarified some of its policies regarding the Xbox One — specifically, privacy concerns surrounding the always-listening Kinect; whether the console is an always-on device; and the ability to play used games on it. The company had dodged questions about those …

Clapper admits secret NSA surveillance program to access user data

The US has admitted using a secret system to mine the systems of the biggest technology companies to spy on millions of people's online activity, …

The Smart Citizen Kit: Crowdsourced Environmental Monitoring

This citizen-led approach, dubbed the Smart Citizen project, fosters public participation in the process of monitoring the environment. Once enough …

Google must obey FBI's warrantless requests for user data for now, judge rules

Google's attempts to fight FBI National Security Letters, controversial requests to hand over users' data without telling them and without getting a search warrant, aren't going so well. A US District Court Judge in California recently rejected Google's petition to have 19 letters requesting user …

Why SaaS fragmentation is giving rise to new markets

<i>This is a guest post by freelance writer Mark Boyd</i><p>Fragmentation between software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions is beginning to affect the average business that has moved from server-based software to the cloud.<p>Christian Staples runs spa installation business Arctic Spas Utah, and uses eight SaaS …

There’s actually reason to throw good money after bad

“Don’t throw good money after bad.” Any student of economics knows this basic rule, which states that rational agents should not take irrecoverable or “sunk” costs into account when making decisions about present or future investments. Nevertheless, human beings break this rule all the time, …

Sunk Costs

7 Tips From Entrepreneurs On How To Have A Fearless Career

But fears at work can be particularly debilitating. <i>What if I fail? What if I'm not good enough? What if the ground opens up and swallows my cubicle whole?</i><p>Letting fear get the best of you at your job can keep you from getting the recognition that you deserve—whether it hinders you from nabbing a …