Ronald Gibbs

28 Added | 1 Magazine | 2 Likes | 1 Follower | @rgibbs | Keep up with Ronald Gibbs on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Ronald Gibbs”

GE Meets Glass - GE

El Cáncer: el secreto mejor guardado

Han pasado más de 8 décadas de este descubrimiento y nadie te ha contado que la causa de la mayor y gran parte de las enfermedades la generamos …

Teenagers say goodbye to Facebook and hello to messenger apps

Gradual exodus of young people towards WhatsApp, WeChat and KakaoTalk is just as their mums and dads get the hang of social networking<p>Facebook made a startling admission in its earnings announcement this month: it was seeing a "decrease in daily users, specifically among teens". In other words, …

New startup economics: Why Amazon (web services) and Dropbox need each other

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Earlier this week, I stopped by at the offices of Dropbox, the San Francisco-based online storage and syncing service. It was …

An Exoskeleton That Boosts Biceps Wins James Dyson’s $45,000 Prize

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 11.07.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>The winner of this year's James Dyson …

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is <i>really</i> hard. For one thing quantum bits in a super positioned state (or qubits, the basic unit of data for quantum computing) have a hard time surviving at room temperature. Typically, these superposition states last for only a …

In A Landmark Legal Decision, Google Wins The Right To Scan Pretty Much Every Book Ever

The decision was formally made that Google Books can continue its efforts to digitally capture around 20 million books without legal repercussions, reports GigaOM.<p>Judge Denny Chin made the ruling based on the fact that Google's digitization of the source material is "highly transformative" and …

Google Books

Confirmado: Elegimos como amigos a personas con ADN similar al nuestro

¿Cuántas veces has llamado a un amigo “hermano” o “primo” de forma cariñosa? Pues este acto quizá tenga un trasfondo científico de veracidad. La …

Not Too Hard, Not Too Easy: Finding Flow In Your Work

You sit down to work and you lose yourself in the task at hand. You feel alive and engaged. The concerns of everyday life fall away as you immerse …

Productivity

Brains Sweep Themselves Clean Of Toxins During Sleep

While the brain sleeps, it clears out harmful toxins, a process that may reduce the risk of Alzheimer's, researchers say.<p>During sleep, the flow of cerebrospinal fluid in the brain increases dramatically, washing away harmful waste proteins that build up between brain cells during waking hours, a …

12 Famous Quotes That Always Get Misattributed

As it turns out, insanity might be crediting that quote to Einstein over and over again. He never said it.<p>Misattributions like this happen pretty often. One person quotes someone else without a shoutout, and all of a sudden, they become the original speaker. Or we just decide a quote sounds like …

P. T. Barnum

Artificial leaf hopes to power the world

The tiny piece of technology that has enormous potential – converting sunlight into storable energy.<p>Imagine if you could draw energy from almost unlimited sources found in nature – water and light. That’s one possibility if Harvard professor Daniel Nocera’s idea for a device that can harness and …

Clean Energy

With iBeacon, Apple is going to dump on NFC and embrace the internet of things

Advertisement<p>182 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>At WWDC in June, Apple (s aapl) quietly announced iBeacon, one of the more prominent features of iOS 7. …

Internet of Things

Bookless Public Library Opens In Texas

An all-digital public library is opening today, as officials in Bexar County, Texas, celebrate the opening of the BiblioTech library. The facility offers about 10,000 free e-books for the 1.7 million residents of the county, which includes San Antonio.<p>On its website, the Bexar County BiblioTech …

Scientists create new memories by directly altering neurons in the brain - ExtremeTech

By on September 13, 2013 at 11:07 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Neurobiologists at UC Irvine …

The Brain

La Sabiduria Namaste

7 Questions You Are Too Scared to Ask

<i>It’s not about finding the right answers;<br>it’s about asking the right questions.</i><p>Angel and I often forget to ask the right questions. We get so caught …

CHART OF THE DAY: iPhone Buyers Are Younger, Richer, And Better Educated Than Samsung Smartphone Buyers

For the past couple of years, Samsung has been mocking Apple in its advertising.<p>One of the overt messages delivered repeatedly is that Apple's iPhone is no longer hip. It is for old dorks. Samsung is for the hipsters, says the advertising.<p>Well, the latest data from Consumer Intelligence Research …

Mobile

Study: The more sex you have, the more money you make

Apparently, higher wages are what you get for makin’ whoopee<p>People who have sex more than four times a week make an average of 5 percent more in wages than their less sexually active peers, according to a study published by the German economic research institute, the Institute for the Study of …

George Takei

“La mitad de los presidentes de las 100 empresas más grandes de Chile viene de 5 colegios privados”

El profesor de gobierno de la Universidad de Harvard, James Robinson, quien es autor junto a Daron Acemoglu del libro “Por qué fracasan los países”, …

People who play video games are less able to control impulsive aggressive behaviour, reveals a new study.

People who play video games are less able to control impulsive aggressive behaviour, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found video games boost visual attention, but reduce impulse control.<p>A person playing a first-person shooter video game, such as Halo or Unreal Tournament, must make decisions …

How Artificial Chromosomes Could Transform Humanity

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Landscape Photography

10 Huge Breakthroughs That Came From All-Nighters

Getting enough sleep is important, but don't be afraid to work through the night when necessary.<p>Eric Epstein's new book, 24 Hours Genius: Unlocking Your Brain's Potential with Strategic All-Nighters, chronicles some memorable stories of how successful people pulled all-nighters that led to some …