Who Invented Air Conditioning? ————————————– With the U.S. in the midst of a massive heat wave during one of the warmest years on record, it is, in a word, hot. As temperatures rise—and look to keep rising over the coming years—the dangers of remaining outside for too long are very real. And so is the … More Who Invented Air Conditioning?
Onde Magnetique Will Wow And Flutter Your Ears —————————————————– [Scott Campbell] built a cassette-based synthesizer that sounds exactly like everything you’ve heard before. The sound generation comes straight off cassettes, but the brainbox of this synth varies the volume and pitch. It’s called the Onde Magnetique, and it is what you would get … More Onde Magnetique Will Wow And Flutter Your Ears
Return of the Topps Trading Cards – A Star Wars Story —————————————————————- Did you collect Star Wars trading cards as a child? Did you use them as inserts in your bicycle spokes to make that clickety-clack sound? Or did you over the years “outgrow” your collection…only to wish that you hadn’t thrown them away? … More Return of the Topps Trading Cards – A Star Wars Story
How To Jump start A Lucrative Career In Data Science —————————————————— Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions. According … More How To Jump start A Lucrative Career In Data Science
Brie Larson Will Officially Play Captain Marvel —————————————————– It’s official: Brie Larson will play Captain Marvel. Captain Marvel, due out in 2018, will be Marvel’s first solo female superhero movie. The announcement came at the end of the Marvel panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday night. Larson, who won an Oscar for Room … More Brie Larson Will Officially Play Captain Marvel
Active Social Media Users 2016 ———————————————– CBS Sunday Morning was doing a piece on Social Media Users and the graphic below popped up. They were discussing the vitriol of Twitter Trolls. I found the graphic interesting and did not know that QQ was a Chinese messaging service. Personally, I use Facebook, FB Messenger, Whatsapp and … More Active Social Media Users 2016 — Cuenca Tech Life
This New Google Camera Could Be Your New Watchdog —————————————————– Google goog is now taking pre-orders of an outdoor version of Nest Cam, which is touted to keep an extra digital eye on its owner’s lawn while sending activty alerts and video to designated smartphones. The camera, which the company claims is as … More This New Google Camera Could Be Your New Watchdog