May, 2014

Is Some Tech Too Addictive?

help tech Addiction can be a difficult thing to see. From outward appearances, Dr. Zoe Chance looked fine. A professor at the Yale School of Management with a doctorate from Harvard, Chance’s pedigree made what she revealed in front of a crowded TEDx audience all the more shocking. “I’m coming clean today telling this story for the very first time in its raw ugly detail,” she said. Read More

Viral Video Recap: The Glorious Return of Keyboard Cat and More



One of the Internet’s favorite cats is back in this week’s viral video recap.

Keyboard Cat makes a return, playing “96 Tears” by Question Mark and the Mysterians. While this isn’t the same as the original magical cat, which first gained popularity in 2009, it still has all the charm of the original.

Our recap also features the latest, greatest thing on the Internet: Morgan Freeman on helium. The segment was part of the Science Channel’s science-documentary television series Through the Wormhole; in it, Freeman discusses physics concepts, while sampling a bit of the gas Read more…

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Teleportation Is Closer to Moving Data, But Not People



Humanity is one step nearer to quicker computers, but still very far away from Harry Potter-like apparating

Dutch physicists have successfully transported data from one electron to another three meters away, rendering previous doubts about quantum physics unfounded. The discovery — which took place at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, a branch of Delft University of Technology — was announced in a research paper released in Science, a journal published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

While quantum teleportation has been achieved in the past, this is the first time all of the data has transferred successfully, according to an report on CNET. Read more…

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