And if it does, YouTube will cut its monthly subscription fee by $10 for customers who stay with the service.
If you’re a subscriber to Google’s YouTube TV service your channel offerings are about to get a lot lighter. The reason? A carriage dispute between NBCUniversal (NBCU) on YouTube over the cost NBCU says its content is worth.Read Full Story
Neuroscientist Sheila Nirenberg’s breakthrough neural code is restoring sight in humans and expanding visual capabilities in computing, but some of her academic peers would like to see more transparency in her data.
On the eighth night of Hanukkah last year, Barry Honig saw light. He could see the shape of the menorah, the flames like fuzzy buds at the top of long sticks.Read Full Story
Artist-provocateur Stuart Semple has cloned one of the most famous, and protected, blues in the world.
Tiffany Blue. Close your eyes, and you can see it in your mind—adorning all those precious jewelry boxes of the multi-billion dollar jewelry empire. The company has used this particular shade of blue since it was created by Tiffany & Co.’s cofounders in 1837, roughly two decades before the luxury-goods company began focusing on jewelry. Then in 1998, Tiffany trademarked the color for its own brand.Read Full Story
Phykos is trying to pioneer a new form of carbon sequestration: using automated boats to grow seaweed in the middle of the ocean, then sinking it to the ocean floor.
A new prototype of a small, solar-powered robotic vessel recently started sailing in the Pacific Ocean, pulling an underwater rack filled with seaweed. The startup developing the technology, called Phykos, says each platform holding the fast-growing kelp may be able to capture as much CO2 as 250 trees—and though the approach still needs to be proven, the company thinks that it could be a viable way to quickly sequester carbon by sinking the seaweed to the ocean floor.Read Full Story
Across the country, old office parks are being turned into vibrant, mixed-use spaces.
When it was built in the 1980s, Connell Corporate Park in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey, was the typical office park: a cluster of Class A office buildings surrounded by parking lots right next to the interstate and within an hour’s drive of the big city next door, New York. In what would grow to 1.5 million square feet of offices on a 185-acre property, Connell Corporate Park became home to companies like AT&T, AIG, L’Oréal, and hundreds of smaller outfits over the years. It was the sort of anonymous officescape you might find a certain distance from any major city in America, where the cars flowed in like the tide, and people went to work.Read Full Story
Researchers say there are things you can do to help someone you care about who believes in misinformation.
My best friend from high school believes that President Biden is dead, and the guy in the White House is a doppelgänger. What do I say? Read Full Story
These ruts could go on for a week, a month, a year, or even decades. After all, life happens, time gets thin, and expectations get higher.
Creative blocks are the bane of every person’s existence. These ruts could go on for a week, a month, a year, or even decades. After all, life happens, time gets thin, and expectations get higher.Read Full Story
Simple strategies like setting reminders to make eye contact can go a long way to engaging everyone you’re speaking to, especially in a hybrid environment.
Remember the days when everyone who was presenting, and everyone involved in a discussion, was in the same room? That was straightforward. Everyone could see the speaker, the slides, and the other people. Maybe there was a written agenda or other handouts.Read Full Story
Save time, block distractions, work smarter, and more.
Google’s popular Chrome web browser sports a nearly endless supply of add-ons, called extensions, that provide extra functionality.Read Full Story