Google Doodle digs into the Turkana Human
Google Google Doodle marked the 1984 discovery of the Turkana Human, the most complete early human skeleton ever found, on Sunday. The animated doodle shows dozens of bone fragments assembling into a skull, next to a full skeleton. The Turkana Human has also been known as Turkana Boy. According... Read more
Are Virtual Surround Gaming Headsets Worth It?
This can also vary from game to game. Just look at the painstakingly crafted sound design of Overwatch, where every footstep and vocal cue conveys crucial information to the player. Or how Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice uses binaural audio recording techniques to reproduce the effects of psychosis, with the voices... Read more
What gaming can teach the movie industry about fan engagement
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Over the years, movies and gaming have developed a symbiotic relationship that permits their combined appeal to become greater than the sum of their parts. Franchises such as Star Wars, The Walking Dead, and The Lord of... Read more
Best electric bike for 2021
Even only a few years ago, seeing an electric commuter bike would have been a rare occurrence, but these days there are a lot of great options out there if you’re hoping to decrease your carbon footprint while whizzing around your city or neighborhood. Plus, with the start of... Read more
Air Purifiers, Dehumidifiers, and Air Quality Testers for Breathing Easier
Our homes are our sanctuaries—a fact that became clear to a lot of people this past year when they suddenly had to spend all their time there. But your indoor air might be dirtier than you think, and that could be making it uncomfortable at home, and potentially even... Read more
Aqua Security: 97% unaware of crucial cloud native security principles
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Ninety-seven percent of cloud-native security practitioners are broadly unaware of essential container security principles, according to a report from Aqua Security. Just 3% of respondents correctly noted that a container is not a security boundary. This finding,... Read more
Best rewards credit cards for August 2021
A rewards credit card is a great way to get value from your card every time you shop. With the right rewards credit card, whenever you use your card to make a purchase, you get rewarded — whether it’s in the form of cash back, points, gift cards, a welcome bonus, or... Read more
How to Get the Most Out of Your Meditation App
Diana Winston, director of mindfulness education at UCLA’s Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC), notes that there is a lot of research on mindfulness, which is why a lot of the apps are mindfulness-based. This includes Headspace and Calm—which are some of the most well known—and even UCLA Mindful, guided... Read more
Invisibly wants to pay you for your data
All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Can the tech world put food on the table? Not just for the programmers, but for the users too? That’s the question that a startup called Invisibly is asking. They’re developing a way for users — that... Read more