Shingo Kawamura

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The country’s first virtual, augmented, and mixed reality hub opens in Vancouver

The Cube, it’s hoped, will stimulate the genesis of even more startups, and cement B.C.’s status as a leader of virtual production.

Serious Question: Does Coffee Dehydrate You?

We've all grown accustomed to the idea that coffee dehydrates you. A study from as early as 1928 suggested that caffeine was a diuretic because …

Sorry, But Your Husband’s Most Disgusting Habit Is Helping You Live Longer

That one particularly awful thing he does? Turns out it could actually be helping your health. Here's the scientific research he's been waiting his …

This video is the best 5 minutes you will see on the NFL protests. Seriously, watch it.

No, you aren't a 'visual' learner

The idea that people have different styles of learning — that the visually inclined do best by seeing new information, for example, or others by …

How to Make Every Grade More Like Kindergarten

When Mitch Resnick was growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, he and his little brother were always making up new games. For example, he says, "In the basement, throw a tennis ball so it goes between the pipes in the ceiling for two points, and bounces off the pipe for one point."<p>His parents …

Makerspaces

The Power of Visualization in Math

©Jeremiah Ruesch<p>The author’s cartoon photon reframed his question for students.<p>My students couldn’t get past the language, the sizes of the different …

The math behind basketball's wildest moves

Basketball is a fast-moving game of improvisation, contact and, ahem, spatio-temporal pattern recognition. Rajiv Maheswaran and his colleagues are …

Facebook is locking down the technology to help you see things that aren’t there

Today, Facebook is a dominant social network—that’s not enough for CEO Mark Zuckerberg. He wants to help us see things that aren’t there.<p>Facebook is working on designing augmented reality glasses that could display digital objects in the physical world, according to a patent application filed Aug. …

Augmented Reality

Why do you hate me? A brown woman talks to a former white nationalist

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> <i>Everybody's writing about white nationalists</i><i>. But nobody's asking them the things I really want to know, as a woman of color and a mom of two kids. I reached out to Arno Michaelis, a former activist in the white power movement, to better understand how their world might affect mine.</i> …

Rights & Freedoms

Capitalism's excesses belong in the dustbin of history. What's next is up to us | Martin Kirk

It’s time to dethrone capitalism’s single-minded directive and replace it with a more balanced logic, laying the foundations for a better, more equitable world<p>Back in February, a college sophomore called Trevor Hill stood up during a televised town hall meeting in New York and put a simple question …

Judy Graves eyes Geoff Meggs' council seat

Judy Graves, a longtime advocate for the homeless, has her sights on the city council seat vacated by Vision Vancouver’s Geoff Meggs.<p>She cites the …

Periodic Table of Typefaces

The Periodic Table of Typefaces (Popular, Influential & Notorious) is an online project by graphic designer Cam Wilde. It joins a distinguished canon that includes not only the Periodic Table of Elements we all learned in high school, but also The Periodic Table of Awesoments and the Table of …

Typography

Drinking More Coffee Is Associated With a Longer Life, New Studies Show

Load us up!<p>There's something truly magical about a cup of coffee. A steaming cup in the morning can help you face the day, a sweating glass of iced …

4 powerful poems about Parkinson's and growing older

When poet Robin Morgan found herself facing Parkinson’s disease, she distilled her experiences into these four quietly powerful poems — meditating on …

Former B.C. teacher who inspired School of Rock warns against VSB music program cuts

Parents, students and musicians gathered outside the Vancouver School Board offices Tuesday with musical instruments in their hands to stage a …

New documentary on the history of graphic design and technology

The long-awaited documentary <i>Graphic Means</i> just premiered at the ByDesign film festival, describing a half-century of world-changing analog-to-digital …

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The $74 trillion global economy in one chart

The latest GDP numbers from the World Bank were released earlier this month, and today's visualization from HowMuch.net breaks them down to show the relative share of the global economy for each country.<p>The full circle, known as a Voronoi Diagram, represents the entirety of the $74 trillion global …

Economy

Sorry, Trump: 3 in 4 Evangelicals Don't Want Pastors Endorsing Politicians from Pulpits

However, survey finds they also don't want pastors who do campaign to be punished. Since the 1950s, the IRS has banned preachers from endorsing …

Lyndon Johnson

Public university liberalizes free-speech policy after backlash

After being criticized by a free speech watchdog group, a public university in Louisiana has revised its speech policy to bolster open discourse on …

Rights & Freedoms

Resources

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eBooks

Trump’s Ghostwriter Tells All

“The Art of the Deal” made America see Trump as a charmer with an unfailing knack for business. Tony Schwartz helped create that myth—and regrets it.<p>Last June, as dusk fell outside Tony Schwartz’s sprawling house, on a leafy back road in Riverdale, New York, he pulled out his laptop and caught up …

Podcast - Learn Jazz Standards - The Ultimate Jazz Resource

Welcome to episode 127 of the LJS Podcast where today I spend some time maintenance practicing. Maintenance practicing is a great way to keep up your …

Electric Guitar

The 4 Rituals That Will Make You an Expert at Anything

We hear a lot about “10,000 hours” being what it takes to become an expert. But the majority of people totally misunderstand the idea.<p>So I decided to …