Information Overload

The government is ratcheting up its surveillance powers. But we can stop this | Scott Ludlam

The political template can change: it’s not written in stone that it has to keep being this way<p>The good news is, the war on maths is postponed, because maths won. The government appears to have given up on its ambition of undermining the global encryption standards that underpin secure …

Surveillance

Turning Leaf Games kick off in Winnipeg

A unique series of games in Winnipeg is offering athletes a chance to connect, as well as compete.<p>The Turning Leaf Games kicked off Wednesday along a …

University of Manitoba

New Trailer For Gaspar Noé‘s CLIMAX Drops The Beat in Hell

The good folks at A24 released a brand-new trailer for Gaspar Noé's <i>Climax</i> this morning (<i>phrasing</i>), and it looks a lot like it did the last time we …

Trailers

In the Brain of the Beholder

Information overload is a major obstacle toward efficient learning, and thus our ability to attend to specific thoughts and sensory inputs is …

Magic

Hollyoaks spoilers: Has Imran Maalik hurt Brooke Hathaway?

<b>An unfortunate accident leads to Imran lashing out violently at Misbah once again.</b><p>Brooke and Imran are closer than ever and Brooke comes over to …

Entertainment (UK)

Aldo Tambellini – Display at Tate Modern | Tate

Andy Warhol and the Guerrilla Girls share an interest in the visual language and strategies of advertising but use them ...<p>Free entry<p>Feel the …

Art

Peabody Autism Nonprofit Gets Grant From Flutie Foundation

The funds were used to purchase six 10.5-inch iPads for Bridgewell's Rosewood III Day Program in Billerica.<p><b>From Bridgewell</b>: Bridgewell, a nonprofit …

Autism

Extremely Essential Camera Skills

Extremely Essential Camera Skills is a downloadable tutorial that teaches you how to take control over your camera, and get creative and confident …

Mobile Photography

Hollyoaks spoiler: Imran is accused of attacking Brooke

Brooke is at Imran's house for lunch. Just as things are going well, it all gets too much for Brooke as she suffers a sensory overload from the smell …

Soap Operas

This Retro Speaker Adds a Splash of Color to Your Favorite Songs

<b>Specs</b><p>Color: red<br>• Dimensions: 3.2"H x 3.9"L x 3.2"W<br>• Driver size: 2'' full range<br>• Output power: 6W<br>• Materials: ABS and iron<br>• 3rd-gen MCU processor<br>• 256 …

Pixel Art

Shared items

I left Facebook and Twitter more than 2 years go (with excellent results, I have to say), and due to being a bit tired, I stopped publishing the <i>Data</i> …

Data Science

The modern workplace doesn’t work for introverts

When I was a both a new mother and budding entrepreneur, I often had to pump while meeting clients at their offices. When I finally found the “wellness” room, I can’t tell you how many times it was already occupied by someone seeking refuge from an open office plan. Even the conference rooms would …

Personality

B2B Branding: From Boring 2 Beautiful – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Decibel’s product is complex, so it was important for both on- and offline content to provide a jargon-free route to understanding that converts …

Graphic Design

MMA Behind The Lens: Inside the world of combat sports photography

An exploration of MMA photography with Esther Lin, Ryan Loco, Gary Vasquez, Andy Cowan, and Amy Kaplan.MMMA is chaos. Watching a fight – be it live, …

MMA & UFC

McKinney officer gives scared 7-year-old a tour of his cruiser and becomes his hero

A McKinney police officer is being praised for helping a young boy who “was freaked out” when his mom was stopped for speeding on Aug. 4.<p>Jacob …

Motherhood

Alvin Toffler Investigated by FBI for Communist Activities According to Newly Released Files

Alvin Toffler, who died in 2016, will be remembered for his many contributions to the work of futurism. Toffler was a prolific writer, most notably …

Communist Party

Sensory overload -- the good kind -- in slim 'Seeds' | Comic Box

We start with bees -- a lamentation over a lost queen -- and move to a reporter at The Barrier.

Comics

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Feature Trailer (2018)

Feature Trailer for <b>The Nutcracker and the Four Realms</b>, starring Keira Knightley, Morgan Freeman, Matthew Macfadyen, Mackenzie Foy and Helen …

Movie Trailers

Writing, Insecurity, and Eighth Grade

“I don’t talk a lot at school,” says Kayla, the main character of the new indie film <i>Eighth Grade</i> about the difficulties and awkwardness of growing up …

Digital Age

ACMA prepares to test performance of NBN modems

The Australian Communications and Media Authority is preparing to launch a new program that will test the performance of VDSL2 modems and …

Technology (Australia)

Google and Phones Contribute to Information Overload, Political Tribalism

A recent Pew Research Center survey caught my eye. It looked at President Trump’s approval ratings. Pew indicated that the results are "unusually …

Conservative View

Ozzie Smith and the Clydesdales make PGA entrance

Related<p>The 2018 PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club will have no shortage of stories to foll…<p>Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas will …

Golf

Tech Talk: Taking Control of Your Smartphone Usage - Center for Democracy & Technology

<i>CDT’s Tech Talk is a podcast where we dish on tech and Internet policy, while also explaining what these policies mean to our daily lives. You can</i> …

Duke University

India's 1st Spa For Babies Opens In Hyderabad. Here's How It Helps Them

When babies are are overexcited and stimulated all the time, the information overload may adversely affect their learning skills. This may even lead …

Learning

Recording Audio on the Go Just Got a Whole Lot Easier with RØDE's Mobile Interview Kit

This kit from RØDE simplifies not only recording audio on the fly but also monitoring it.RØDE wants to take the guesswork out of your audio recording …

Filmmaking

The Deadspin Idiots Eat A Shitload Of Oysters

The Deadspin Idiots were slightly salty that our friends at Jezebel told the internet, and us, to “cool it on the bivalves this summer.” Bullshit! …

Oysters

Go Large: Share Your Message Full Screen

“Could you share the link?” asks a workshop participant. It’s a question that comes up often. At a time when sharing resources has gotten easier with …

Chrome Browser

CYBER NATION

This compact, stand-alone title unsuccessfully attempts to explain how digital technologies have radically transformed all facets of society.The …

Fake News

Psydell debuts brain-bending 'Lorcepts'

By: Anand Harsh<p>Make no mistake about it: <b>Psydell</b> is one of the most exciting acts in the glitch-hop scene today. With a sound akin to his peers in the …

Electronic Music

VPI Industries Voyager MM / MC Phono Stage Amplifier VPI's new MM / MC phono stage delivers a spatially refined, detailed, and realistic musical performance. Review By Ron Nagle

<b>August 2018</b> <b><br>World Premiere Review!<br>VPI Industries Voyager MM / MC Phono Stage Amplifier</b> <b><br>VPI's new MM / MC phono stage delivers a spatially refined,</b> …

Audiophile