Shane Locker

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A group of industry insiders is putting Russian election meddling up for ad awards

A small group of advertising industry insiders have developed a novel campaign for this years’ ad awards season — nominating Russia’s misinformation and manipulation efforts for an award.<p>According to a report in <i>The New</i> <i>Yorker</i>, these ad insiders have already put the case study they made for Russia’s …

Morality

55 SEO Facts All Small Business Website Owners Need to Know [Infographic]

SEO is crucial for small businesses - this infographic provides an essential overview of the process to help optimize your approach.

Small Business

7 Digital Marketing Trends to Watch in 2018 [Infographic]

What are the key trends to keep an eye on this year? BannerOwl share their tips in this infographic.

Marketing

13 Statistics That Prove the Value of SEO [Infographic]

The good news: Four out of five marketing influencers (81%) describe their SEO strategy as successful, and SEO is 85% more likely to drive website …

Mozilla Offers a Slick New Way to Control Your Smart Home

Mozilla may have put Firefox OS for smartphones on ice, but they didn’t just walk away from the operating system completely. They went looking for …

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What is ‘sustainable cocoa’ under the Swiss chocolate industry pledge?

The newly created Swiss Platform for Sustainable Cocoa has set three criteria to define sustainable cocoa.

When Your Body Needs Nourishment, Your Brain Eats First

Even if you're a generous person who believes in sharing, helping the needy and spreading wealth, your brain is a selfish glutton.<p>Sometimes your body …

Want To Have Lucid Dreams? A New Study Shows How You Can Boost Your Ability To Control Your Dreams

Have you ever wondered if there are ways you can take control of your dreams and enjoy a night of lucid dreaming? If so, a new study conducted has …

MAVEN mission finds Mars has a twisted tail

Mars has an invisible magnetic "tail" that is twisted by interaction with the solar wind, according to new research using data from NASA's MAVEN …

Magnetism

How to Get to Space on the Cheap

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Major Gains for Prusa and HP in New 3D Hubs Trend Report

<i>Prusa! HP! Formlabs! London! Some dramatic developments in the 3D printing industry, if the latest 3D Hubs Trend Report is any indication.</i><b>Don’t Miss:</b> …

3D Printing

22 Experts Predict How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact The Enterprise Workplace

Artificial Intelligence is the hottest buzzword in the tech industry. There have been a lot of predictions and speculations on how AI is going to …

A new sulfur-based battery takes on the problem of energy storage “at the terawatt scale”

Renewable energy sources are only as reliable as the natural world that fuels them. A cloud passing overhead cuts off solar power; the wind stops blowing and windmills stop working. In order for us to depend on undependable power sources, we need a grid-sized backup to acts of God.<p>In 2012, …

Clean Energy

Science Says Time Really Does Seem to Fly as We Get Older. This Is the Best Way to Slow It Back Down

Where did the summer go? As we age, time seems to whiz by. The 'why' is interesting... but what you can do about it is what really matters.<p>Time flies as we get older. But why?<p>Research shows your brain's internal clock runs more slowly as you age -- which means the pace of life appears to speed up. …

Self-improvement

New Therapy Halts Rare Brain Disease Depicted in 'Lorenzo's Oil'

Doctors have successfully suppressed a rare brain disease that typically strikes young boys, by using a novel type of therapy that alters a patient's …

Medicine

This 2-Word Quote From Writer Kurt Vonnegut Will Change the Way You Work

You're always going to be in the process of becoming who you want to be, so you may as well learn to enjoy it.<p>When it comes to insights about work, there are tweaks and there are game changers. Which isn't to diminish tweaks. Sometimes, the perfect scheduling hack or productivity ritual can …

Kurt Vonnegut

After Listening to 25,000 Pitches, Richard Branson Has 1 Simple Tip for Entrepreneurs

If your pitch can't fit in this format, don't bother pitching the Virgin billionaire.<p>The spark that created one of the fastest growing companies in Richard Branson's Virgin empire came courtesy of a beer coaster.<p>In his new autobiography, <i>Finding My Virginity</i>, the billionaire entrepreneur recalls the …

What exactly is Bitcoin, and should you invest in it?

<b>Video by Newsweek</b><p>Bitcoin, the best-known of the upstart digital currencies, is still a mystery to many Americans.<p>Load Error<p>If you've heard about …

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ ranks Elon Musk alongside Wright Brothers and warp drive

SpaceX founder Elon Musk hasn’t yet scored a cameo on the Star Trek stage, as fellow billionaire Jeff Bezos did last year, but he won a high-level …

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Deutsche Bank has just made 150,000 lines of code for its electronic trading platform available publicly for the first time ever, and now it wants to …

JP Morgan Chase

This AI blockchain could be the most disruptive tech of the year

AI ICO<p>The idea of an Initial Coin Offering has entered the public parlance as part of the rise of cryptocurrency. Now, an ambitious artificial …

Chinese researchers find Google's AlphaGo smarter than Siri, Bing and Baidu

(Tech Xplore)—A trio of researchers in China has developed a system for measuring the intelligence of AI systems. They have also created a …

Is This Chinese Company the Next SpaceX?

China won't give up the "new space race" without a fight.<p>You'll never guess where the latest challenge to SpaceX is coming from. Well ... unless you …

New York neighbours power up blockchain-based Brooklyn Microgrid

Neighbours in Brooklyn are buying and selling solar power from each other on a blockchain platform that will keep things going in the event of a …

It's Official: Russia And The US Will Work Together on The First-Ever Moon Station

There are no borders in space.<p>In Spring of 2017, NASA revealed their plans for what the massive Space Launch System (SLS) rocket would be used for: …

Space Exploration

Wheelchair-bound Man Walks Again After Stem Cell Injections!

Engineers in California have achieved 3-D printing of high-strength aluminium and solved an ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles.

25th September 2017<p>Engineers 3-D print high-strength aluminium<p><b>Engineers in California have achieved 3-D printing of high-strength aluminium and</b> …

Watch World's First Flight of Automated Flying Taxi Soaring Over Dubai

New footage has shown the maiden voyage of what inventors hope will be the world’s first unmanned aerial taxi service over the futuristic skyline of …

The Dark Web

We have heard of the dark web. But what is actually sold on it? The Dark Web infographic from Weforum.org reports the revenue totals from 3 …

There's more to life than being happy | Emily Esfahani Smith

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