Productivity Tips for Keeping Things in Focus

How do we block out the distractions, get work done, and avoid acting like the troll living under a bridge?  Here are some of the techniques I use that might just work for you as well.

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With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit

In a new paper published in Clinical Psychological Science, my colleagues and I found that the increases in depression, suicide attempts and suicide appeared among teens from every background – more privileged and less privileged, across all races and ethnicities and in every region of the country. All told, our analysis found that the generation of teens I call “iGen” – those born after 1995 – is much more likely to experience mental health issues than their millennial predecessors.

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Spy satellites – Photo Reconnaissance

Satellites fly across the sky unhindered by borders. With a camera on board they can take photographs of the ground below (if there are no clouds in the way). Many satellites carry cameras for benign reasons such as weather forecasting or environmental monitoring, but some are explicitly seeking military information, and these we call spy satellites.

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#Tech ALERT: Severe Vulnerability in ALL Wi-Fi Devices

Products that are known to be affected by this at this time include Android, Linux, Apple, Microsoft Windows, Linksys and more. The list of affected vendors is enormous, and vendors including Amazon, Cisco and Netgear are scrambling to release patches to fix this issue.

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Why I didn’t buy a Samsung or iPhone

The current design trend is the elimination of bezels (the frame around the display) to allow for the largest screen possible while still minimizing the form factor.

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Nazi-Killing Video Game Wolfenstein II Angers Nazis

It’s a hell of a time in America when a video game taking an anti-Nazi stance is considered by some to be to controversial. Yet here we are. The video game Wolfenstein II, the latest iteration of an exercies in killing virtual Nazis, has angered Nazis with an online presence because it is about…killing Nazis. “Make…

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Early Spy Satellites-Nazi Germany and US-Russian Space Race

The threat of a third world war emerged almost immediately after the second came to an end. Two nations had emerged as superpowers, the United States & the Soviet Union. Their ideological differences were vast. Western leaders were worried that the Soviets would develop nuclear weapons of their own & launch them against Europe & the US in a massive surprise attack. T

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Report: Sonic hit with data breach, millions of customers possibly affected

Fast-food chain Sonic Drive-In may have been the victim of a massive data breach affecting millions of customers, according to news reports. Millions could be affected by Sonic data breach The Oklahoma City-based company, which serves 3 million people a day, indicated that credit card customers were most likely at risk after the burger and shake…

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Facebook to provide ads bought by Russian company to congressional committees

WASHINGTON — Facebook said Thursday that it would turn over to Congress copies of more than 3,000 ads linked to a shadowy Russian company, for House and Senate committees’ investigations of Kremlin interference in the 2016 election. The move is an about-face for Facebook, which earlier this month said it had given the ads and other…

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Flying car debuts at Frankfort Auto Show, costs $1 million

As a child I always enjoyed the cartoon “The Jetson’s” with their futuristic robot housemaid and flying cars. Now a childhood dream is soon to become a reality, if you’re a millionaire anyway. This flying car by AeroMobil built in Slovakia only carries two passengers but looks pretty cool and aerodynamic. It still needs a runway to take off, and during flight it appeared a little shaky in the video, but it appeared to land safely and smoothly.  What do you think? Share your thoughts in the comments below and share with others.

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