Category Archives: Technology

How five US schools reopened without sparking a covid outbreak

“Cleaning high-touch areas is very important in schools,” Cogan said. But mask-wearing, physical distancing, vaccinations, and other measures are “higher protective factors.” 8. Give agency to parents and teachers in protecting their kids. Last school year, many districts used temperature checks and symptom screenings as an attempt to catch infected students before they gave the […]

Securing the energy revolution and IoT future

In early 2021, Americans living on the East Coast got a sharp lesson on the growing importance of cybersecurity in the energy industry. A ransomware attack hit the company that operates the Colonial Pipeline—the major infrastructure artery that carries almost half of all liquid fuels from the Gulf Coast to the eastern United States. Knowing […]

How Amazon Ring uses domestic violence to market doorbell cameras

A similar video was captured in Arcadia, California, in September 2019. Dressed in what looks like pajamas, a woman runs into the frame of another doorbell camera. She, too, is looking over her shoulder as she knocks, but her perpetrator catches up quickly. As she screams “No!” and tries to resist, the man drags her […]

This AI could predict 10 years of scientific priorities—if we let it

The survey committee, which receives input from a host of smaller panels, takes into account a gargantuan amount of information to create research strategies. Although the Academies won’t release the committee’s final recommendation to NASA for a few more weeks, scientists are itching to know which of their questions will make it in, and which will be […]

Start an Online Journal With These 6 Best Websites and Apps

According to research, journaling is a great way to manage stress, boost your health, and increase creativity and productivity. The problem is, it takes dedication. Finding an excellent journaling app or website can help you establish a routine and fully commit to journaling.  If you’ve been wondering how to start online journaling, we’ve got you […]

How to Get Rid of Yahoo Search in Chrome

Sketchy programs, malicious extensions, and browser hijackers can modify the default settings in Google Chrome without your permission. So if you suddenly keep seeing search results from Yahoo! Search (or something passing off to be Yahoo!’s search engine), that’s likely the reason why. Work your way through the list of fixes and suggestions below, and […]

Companies hoping to grow carbon-sucking kelp may be rushing ahead of the science

In late January, Elon Musk tweeted that he planned to give $100 million to promising carbon removal technologies, stirring the hopes of researchers and entrepreneurs. A few weeks later, Arin Crumley, a filmmaker who went on to develop electric skateboards, announced that a team was forming on Clubhouse, the audio app popular in Silicon Valley, […]

7 Ways to View & Monitor Your Credit Score Online for Free

Your credit score directly affects many facets of your financial well-being. However, did you know that there are free credit score check tools online that can help you monitor your credit score?  This post will help you visualize your current financial health by listing the most popular platforms to check your credit score for free. […]