Alex Davin

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7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Yes, you can beat Fallout: New Vegas in under 30 minutes

Yes, it's possible. This is a <i>Fallout: New Vegas</i> speedrun where the game is completed in under 30 minutes.<p>"First, for those who aren't familiar with the game, I skip dialogues at the beginning by quicksaving/quickloading," Ryderc33 wrote.<p>"Also, I'm playing in very easy, that explain why the damage …

This infinitely customizable keyboard only does everything

Keyboards are great for typing numbers and letters and stuff, but don’t they seem a little static sometimes?<p>This awesome-looking Bluetooth peripheral aims to solve that problem you may or may not actually have, and it does so with a lot of style and a crisp, simple design.<p>The Sonder keyboard …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

When Teachers Cheat

Rampant conspiracies to alter kids' scores, including the one that resulted in the recent conviction of 11 Atlanta educators, attest to the dangers of high-stakes testing.<p>The social scientist Donald T. Campbell offered an insightful analysis of American education in his 1976 paper, "Assessing the …

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No service? goTenna hardware and iOS app let you text off-the-grid

If you’ve ever been on a hike, out of the country, or at a crowded concert with no service, goTenna is aiming to be your connectivity solution. The hardware accessory combined with an application for both iOS and Android says it will allow you to create a local network that works reliably. The …

Portal hits Nvidia Shield on May 12

Valve's <i>Portal</i> will launch for the Nvidia Shield Android-based handheld gaming console on May 12, Nvidia confirmed with Polygon today.<p>Android Authority initially reported the release date for <i>Portal</i> along with a price tag of $9.99. The game will be available for purchase through the Google Play Store …

Why won't Nintendo let you be gay in its new life simulator?

The whimsical world of 'Tomodachi Life' is the latest battleground for marriage equality<p><i>Tomodachi Life</i> is an upcoming life-simulation game for the Nintendo 3DS that lets you explore a strange island where you can hang out with friends, play games, and even fall in love while playing as your Mii …

From Paper to iPad, Pixel Press Turns Drawings Into Videogames

If you've ever dreamt of designing your own videogames, get this app.<p>I loved playing videogames as a kid, but I can’t say that I ever spent any time sketching out ideas for my own games like my brother and his friends did. (My doodles usually involved cute animals or spelling out my crush’s name in …

Adobe clarifies license: It's OK to use new Voice app for business

Some folks were eager to use Adobe Systems' new Voice app for creating video presentations but were concerned about licensing terms that seemed to indicate they weren't allowed to use the iPad app commercially.<p>Not to worry, Adobe said in response: commercial use is fine.<p>"We absolutely allow (and …

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