Perhaps for the first time ever, our noggins have stolen the spotlight from our hips. The media, popular culture, science and business are paying more attention to the brain than ever.…
Source: Curious to crack the neural code? Listen carefully | TechCrunch
So far we’ve seen when you will die and how other people tend to die. Now let’s put the two together to see how and when you will die, given your sex, race, and age.
Source: How You Will Die | FlowingData
The Republican health-care plan is especially bad for the elderly—which means it’s especially bad for everyone.
Source: Being Healthy Is a Temporary Condition – The Atlantic
The automaker says starting in 2019 it will make only electric or hybrid cars.
Source: Volvo to Go All-Electric Starting in 2019 – The Atlantic
Kevin Esvelt argues that the tremendous power of CRISPR can only be contained if scientists are open about their research.
Source: One Man’s Plan to Make Sure Gene Editing Doesn’t Go Haywire – The Atlantic
Like so few things in life, Google’s photo book service works exactly as advertised.
Source: Google Photo Books Review: Reasonable Price, Excellent Quality | WIRED
Would you trust an Amazon worker in your home?
Source: Amazon is launching its own Geek Squad competitor
Instead, they’re given a behavioral assessment and assigned a “Chimpanion.”
Source: Why MailChimp Doesn’t Let New Hires Work For Their First Week On The Job
My mother died on June 5th, at the age of 57, after a long fight with breast cancer. Every day since has been filled with a hollow, echoing loneliness — like someone shouting into an empty room. So when the feeling is too much, I reach for her iPhone. I watch the videos of her […]
Source: Why I choose to keep my late mother’s iPhone