Kevin Kelly and I recently interviewed researcher and journalist Ramona Pringle on the Cool Tools podcast. Ramona's work focuses on the interactions between humans, technology and the world around us. She's a contributor to numerous media outlets, including tech columnist with the CBC (Canadian broadcasting corp), and Director of the Creative Innovation Studio at Ryerson University, in Toronto. You can find her on Twitter @ramonapringle.
An X-Wing Starfighter has landed at a Smithsonian museum facility in Chantilly, Virginia where it's undergoing preparation for eventual display at the National Air and Space Museum. On longterm loan from Industrial Light &Magic, this particular model is a T-70 X-Wing as seen in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. From Smithsonian: The massive movie prop,… READ THE REST
Do whales really hug? This drone-shot video (below) shows two endangered North Atlantic right whales taking a leisurely swim while embracing one another with their flippers. From AP: Wildlife photographer Brian Skerry and scientists from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the New England Aquarium captured the moment on Feb. 28 as the whales interacted. Woods… READ THE REST
A lake monster briefly emerged from the water during Sunday's Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. According the tournament's director of communication, it was most likely a large catfish's fin, but we know the truth. (WCNC) READ THE REST
There are so many ways a math or science education can go horribly sideways. With subjects that require such intricate learning techniques to understand things correctly, all it takes is one false move for a student to be thrown off track only to find themselves hopelessly lost. Loads of young professionals who had bad experiences… READ THE REST
A company's CEO is its true leader, heading up every move a firm makes. As befitting their position at the head of the table, CEOs reap the benefits when new projects and ideas succeed — and take the ultimate responsibility when they don't. But just as in every organization, success and failure have many contributors.… READ THE REST
You can have a house packed to the rafters with smart home technology. But if you don't have a quality router poised and ready to handle the load of a modern household, all those tech toys are…well, just that. Toys. Obviously, spotty Wi-Fi these days is unacceptable, so employing a top-notch piece of equipment like… READ THE REST