How to Use Technology to Fuel Long-Distance Love

Nov 28, 2022

Video chatting and texting are essential tools in the digital dating world, especially when you and your partner are apart. However, there is only so much you can do with multicolored heart emojis, minute-long voice memos, and animated GIFs. Here are my favorite ways to keep a long-distance relationship alive and well: Share Reminder Photos Who doesn’t adore sending and receiving cute–and sometimes spicy–pics? Photos are an excellent way to stay in touch and share daily activities and a ...read more

Researchers test mRNA technology for universal flu vaccine - Edmonton Journal

Nov 28, 2022

Author of the article: Publishing date: Nov 24, 2022  •  3 days ago  •  2 minute read Join the conversation A registered nurse administers a flu shot at Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre in Calgary on Oct. 17, 2022. Photo by Azin Ghaffari /Postmedia Network An experimental vaccine provided broad protection against all 20 known influenza A and B virus subtypes in initial tests in mice and ferrets, potentially opening a pathway to a u ...read more

Digital Ads Killed a Beloved NBA Uniform

Nov 28, 2022

Just when you thought companies couldn’t possibly shove more advertisements into your eye sockets, technology proved it was possible. Digital (or virtual) ads are promos inserted into media post-production or in real time. They first emerged in video games , then started creeping into TV shows on streaming platforms. And during the pandemic, digital ads began making their way onto the basketball court in NBA broadcasts. On top of ensuring that nowhere in sports is safe ...read more

Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 157 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Nov 28, 2022

Monday November 7, 2022 12:54 pm PST by Juli Clover Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release 157 includes bug fixes and performance improvements for Web Inspector, CSS, Rendering, JavaScript, WebCodecs, Web API, Media, Web Animati ...read more

Researchers test mRNA technology for universal flu vaccine - Edmonton Journal

Nov 27, 2022

Author of the article: Publishing date: Nov 24, 2022  •  2 days ago  •  2 minute read Join the conversation A registered nurse administers a flu shot at Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre in Calgary on Oct. 17, 2022. Photo by Azin Ghaffari /Postmedia Network An experimental vaccine provided broad protection against all 20 known influenza A and B virus subtypes in initial tests in mice and ferrets, potentially opening a pathway to a u ...read more

What Has Technology Done To Soccer?

Nov 26, 2022

Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading! What Has Technology Done To Soccer? Posted by msmash on Wednesday November 23, 2022 @11:01AM from the closer-look dept. Perfect referees are a soccer fan's nightmare, it is increasingly appearing. From a report: The past four years have smoothed out some of those early kinks. Offside calls are now hyper-accurate and semiautomated. And VAR really has done some go ...read more

The World Needs Processed Food

Nov 26, 2022

The word “processed” has become something of a slur. Say “processed food” and most of us picture unhealthy, cheap junk. Fresh food straight from the garden or the field is good. Once we’ve put it through a processing plant or a laboratory, we’ve removed its halo qualities and added a bunch of bad ones. That means meat substitutes are no better than junk food. But this perspective is short-sighted. We’re not going to feed billions a nutritious diet sustainably without food proce ...read more

Top Technology Companies You Should Know

Nov 25, 2022

Today’s modern world is completely based on technology. Due to the technological advancements in today’s world, people are enjoying their lives even more, today than ever before. Since the inventive products and business strategies of superior technology companies have revolutionized the way people live, top technology companies have seen tremendous growth in this period. In the future to come, the influence of those top technology companies will further revolutionize the world. Today’s w ...read more

Tiny Aerosols Pose a Big Predicament in a Warming World

Nov 25, 2022

Fossil fuels are rapidly warming the planet, and the aerosols from their combustion kill millions of people each year. So we need to rapidly decarbonize. But in an ironic twist, those aerosols actually have one beneficial side effect: They cool the atmosphere. It creates an odd climate contradiction. If we burn less gas, oil, and coal, we’ll stop loading the sky with planet-warming carbon, but we’ll also load it with fewer planet-cooling aerosols.  But exactly how much cooling we ge ...read more

A Carbon Capture Company Wants to Sell Credits on Tech That Hasn’t Been Commercially Tested Yet

Nov 25, 2022

A general view of Drax Group Plc’s Coal fired power station on October 09, 2021 in Drax, England. Photo: Dan Kitwood (Getty Images) UK-based “clean” energy company Drax Group is looking to sell offset credits tied to U.S.-based power plants that the company hasn’t even built yet, Bloomberg reports . While the company is being vague about specifics, Drax says its first biomass plant with carbon capture technology is expected to be up and running 2030. The future U.S. ...read more