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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 …

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In the startup world, personality types can become a prison

If you’ve been keeping your finger on the pulse of the startup world, you’ll have noticed that the topic of introverts in the workplace has come up a …

Robot city: how the machines are driving Pittsburgh's future

After more than a century, steel production in Pittsburgh is all but over, leaving in its wake industries based on higher education, health care, academic research, and robots. Lots of robots. And when it comes to robots, the goal is more focused on building a framework for the future than an …

Context is king: Cover for Android changes your lock screen as you move

Contextual features that use information such as time of day and your location are becoming increasingly important on smartphones today. Today’s smartphones know where you are, where you’re going, who you’re with, and what you like to do. After years and years of claims from smartphone companies …

Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks review

It's been almost exactly a year since Scott Forstall left Apple and Jony Ive and Craig Federighi were put in charge of both iOS and OS X. That gave Apple a chance to create a single, unified design, to make the iPad and Mac into one. Apple's long talked about “bringing together the OS teams” and …

Hankook's i-Flex 'twheels' bid farewell to flat tires

One day, we'll live in a world where you can never get a flat tire. Hankook hopes to make that happen by combining a tire and wheel together into a single object.<p>Improvements to the common car tire have occurred incrementally since its inception, but over the next decade, the average rubber roller …

Oily Bits: Introduction

In a ten part series, our very own Mechanic will talk us through just what goes on 'under the hood'.<p>Accelerating hard out of a corner, my rear view mirror suddenly filled with clouds of white smoke.<p>I accepted that this, most likely, was a bad thing. My car at the time, an old Triumph Dolomite …

How my body rejected activity trackers and the 'quantified self'

After living with activity trackers meant to help him stay fit, columnist Danny Sullivan finds "big data" didn't translate into more motivation.<p>Earlier this year, I set out on a grand journey. I tested several activity trackers all at once, to decide which was the best in accuracy and in motivating …