Category Archives: Technology

What the complex math of fire modeling tells us about the future of California’s forests

Pioneering scientists like Rothermel dealt with this intractable problem by ignoring it. Instead, they searched for factors, such as wind speed and slope, that could help them predict a fire’s next move in real time. Looking back, Finney says, it’s a miracle that Rothermel’s equations work for wildfires at all. There’s the sheer difference in […]

6 Advanced Tooltips in Minecraft to Up Your Game

When you’re new to Minecraft, you’re more concerned with surviving the first day and getting a shelter built. Higher-level players rely on different tricks – and advanced tool tips – to give them an edge, especially when playing on Hardcore Mode. Minecraft has an oft-ignored tooltip feature that displays additional information about items within the […]

Police are flying surveillance over Washington. Where were they last week?

Nor were resources an issue. The United States Capitol Police, or USCP, is one of the most well-funded police forces in the country. It is responsible for security across just 0.4 square miles of land, but that area hosts some of the most high-profile events in American politics, including presidential inaugurations, lying-in-state ceremonies, and major […]

8 Best Social Media Alternatives to Facebook and Twitter

Social media was already a thing (remember Myspace?) before mainstream juggernauts like Facebook and Twitter took over the industry. These days it can feel like you can either use these services or nothing else. However, there are many competing sites that might offer more of what you want or, at least, less of what you […]

Will your neighbors get vaccinated?

As the coronavirus vaccines have rolled out across the US, the process has been confusing and disastrous. States, left by the federal government to fend for themselves, have struggled to get a handle on the logistics of distribution. Many, including Georgia, Virginia, and California, have fallen woefully behind schedule. But even if there were a […]

SEO in Malaysia has Never Been More Important

Over the past ten years, businesses across nearly every major industry in Malaysia have redirected their growth strategies to take advantage of the internet. Digital marketing has significantly replaced traditional offline marketing, leaving those who do not adapt to their new landscape to have their businesses fail. One of the most powerful tools on the […]

Banks need to strike the right balance for digital transformation

Every financial institution is looking to digital transformation to meet rising customer expectations for speed and convenience, lower its operating cost, and fend off competition, including from tech companies moving into financial services. Some are spending over 10% of yearly revenue on technology investments, according to Bloomberg. “This is a huge investment and most financial […]