"You visit an exotic garden and become enchanted by some plants. As you go near them, all the interesting information is beamed to your mobile device. You also get the upcoming spring flower show information with the option to buy a ticket for the event at a discount along with some great bargain deals for plants of your interest. "
Dr. Ranasinghe’s novel approach is to use a digital method for simulating the sensation of taste instead of a chemical method. He has successfully deciphered the way our tongue and the roof of our mouth bestowed with taste -buds sense tastes and has recreated it – digitally. Dr. Ranasinghe and his team has stimulated the tongue in such a way so as to evoke the sense of the desired taste.
Want to improve the efficiency of solar cells? Just play rock! That is exactly what scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Imperial College London have recently reported in their paper titled “Acoustic Enhancement of Polymer/ ZnO Nanorod Photovoltaic Device Performance”.
Even if you’re not Edward Snowden, there are times when excising your social media presence is necessary. Companies usually don’t make it easy, though, often hiding the delete button inside myriad confusing menus and settings. Save some time and bookmark justdelete.me, a new page that collects direct links for killing various accounts dead and puts them all on one, easy-to-use page.
Justdelete.me is an excellent resource and evidently quite a bit of work went into it. For instance, for Facebook, the link goes directly to the delete button (no “deactivation” shenanigans here.) But not all accounts are as simple: Sometimes you’ve got to contact customer service, or, like Netflix, they’ll cancel your account but won’t delete your data. Even here justdelete.me excels, linking to the relevant help pages and contact forms.
Give Robb Lewis the good Netizen of the month award. Although most competent computer users could eventually find all these various methods to delete online accounts, it’s quite a bit faster (and less frustrating) when they’re all on one page. He even put the source for justdelete.me on Github too — so if he loses interest or the various social media companies change their policies, this killer idea can live on.
A slew of controversial, DIY methods of brain stimulation have culminated in the Focus headset. But take note: It's not yet known whether augmenting the mind is truly safe. Read this article by Nick Statt on CNET News.
With 184500 words and phrases, 57000 synonyms and opposites and 83000 collocations besides a number of illustrations, rich grammar of verbs, nouns and adjectives, coupled with real British and American voices speaking the words and example sentences, it is a learner’s treasure trove.
NASA has recently made history in space communication – a record breaking data transmission rate of 622 Mbps between earth and NASA’s ‘Lunar Atmosphere And Dust Environment Explorer’ (LADEE), NASA’s space craft orbiting the moon across a distance of 238,855 miles (384,000 Km).