You are looking at the current disease outbreaks in the United States, as displayed in real time by Global Incidents Map. They have many more: Forest fires, hazardous materials accidents, amber alerts, border security, drug interdictions, gang crime, and now two new ones: Human trafficking and food/medicine incidents.
iPad: We've talked before about the value of teaching kids to code and about Scratch, the MIT project designed to teach kids ages 8 to 16 to code. Using Scratch as the groundwork, Scratchjr is designed to teach even younger kids (ages 5 to 7) some coding basics.
More than a million volunteer users of the smarthphone app Carat have helped researchers identify those apps that really suck battery power in both the Android operating system and iOS. Larry Greenemeier reports.
M. Reddy-Hjelmfelt's insight:
Posting this, should any of you care to try it but I went to the App Store and the handful of reviews were awful. There was a competitor app that was not free (99 cents) but there weren't any reviews of that, or even ratings.
The internet is full of brilliant articles you haven't read. So is your read-it-later app of choice, whether it's Pocket, Readability, Instapaper or any other. Here's how to finally tackle that reading list, with a little help from technology.
Sharing your laptop's Internet connection isn't hard, but you need two network cards to do it. If your laptop only has a single wireless card, add a second wireless adapter to turn your laptop into a Wi-Fi hotspot.
Securing your online life is no joke, but many people still use the same password across different sites for the sake of convenience. Of course, that's bad practice and the most secure password is one that you can't remember. Which is why you need a tool to manager your online security like 1Password.