Peter Giordano

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USB-C's new audio spec could get rid of your headphone jack

Like it or not, the effort to get rid of the headphone jack is well underway. The USB Implementers Forum has published its long-expected Audio Device Class 3.0 specification, giving device makers the standard they need to pipe sound through USB-C ports on everything from phones to PCs. And the …

Here's why the world's largest hedge fund makes applicants take 5 personality tests before sitting through hours of intensive interviews

If someone wants to be part of the world's largest hedge fund, they will typically go through around five hours of personality surveys, a verbal logic assessment, and a thorough personal interview.<p>Bridgewater, which has $150 billion in assets under management, is based in the woods of Westport, …

Schools are finally teaching what kids need to be successful in life

Research shows that teaching kids things like perseverance and self-control can improve their health, academic achievement, and happiness in life.<p>But teaching character, or social and emotional learning, has proven dicey. The science was sometimes squishy, the curriculum often felt driven by those …

Pedagogy

Vicarious Is The AI Company That Includes Zuckerberg, Bezos, Musk, And Thiel As Investors

Vicarious has the mission to “build the next generation of artificial intelligence algorithms.” That said, its objectives are longer-term in nature. Vicarious has assembled a who’s who of technology legends as investors, including Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and Mark Zuckerberg. Co-founder, …

The Fantastical, Highly Questionable, Totally Exciting Future of the Flying Car

We've been writing about flying cars since 1906. This time is different. Maybe.<p>If you want to see it up close<i>,</i> you have to wait for the three or four people in front of you to finish taking pictures or lose interest. You feel as if you're standing three-deep at a bar, only here, on the floor of the …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

Time Management

This Tiny Glass Disc Can Store 360TB of Data For 13.8 Billion Years

Our knowledge will live on.<p>It's estimated that humans are producing the equivalent of 10 million Blu-ray discs' worth of data every single day - and …

Cubee Displays Your Favorite Instagram Photos in a Glowing Photo Cube

Since its launch in October of 2010, Instagram has inspired many a product meant to help you print, use and interact with the photos you take on the …

DIY: How to Turn Your Canon T2i Into a Full-Fledged Infrared Camera

“Until the 20th century, ‘reality’ was everything humans could touch, smell, see and hear. Since the initial publication of the chartered …

Super Trippy Abstract Time-Lapse Covers Everything from Riots to Decaying Roadkill

There are times where words don’t do a piece of artwork justice. Such is the case with <i>Circle of Abstract Ritual</i>: a trippy, creepy and downright weird …