Who Invented Air Conditioning?

Who Invented Air Conditioning?

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With the U.S. in the midst of a massive heat wave during one of the warmest years on record, it is, in a word, hot. As temperatures rise—and look to keep rising over the coming years—the dangers of remaining outside for too long are very real. And so is the relief that comes with entering…

via Who Invented Air Conditioning? — TIME

Onde Magnetique Will Wow And Flutter Your Ears

 

Onde Magnetique Will Wow And Flutter Your Ears

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[Scott Campbell] built a cassette-based synthesizer that sounds exactly like everything you’ve heard before. The sound generation comes straight off cassettes, but the brainbox of this synth varies the volume and pitch. It’s called the Onde Magnetique, and it is what you would get if you combined a Mellotron and Ondes Martenot. The key component…

via Onde Magnetique Will Wow And Flutter Your Ears — Hackaday

Return of the Topps Trading Cards – A Star Wars Story

Return of the Topps Trading Cards – A Star Wars Story

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Did you collect Star Wars trading cards as a child? Did you use them as inserts in your bicycle spokes to make that clickety-clack sound? Or did you over the years “outgrow” your collection…only to wish that you hadn’t thrown them away? Abrams ComicArts brings back this classic collection in book format, complete with card […]

via Return of the Topps Trading Cards – A Star Wars Story — Disney Nerds

How To Jump start A Lucrative Career In Data Science

How To Jump start A Lucrative Career In Data Science

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Data science has been dubbed the sexiest career of the 21st century, according to Harvard Business Review. The discipline involves using a variety of tools and analytical methods to compile and interpret data, usually to help companies gain insights and make predictions. According to Glassdoor, the national average salary for a Data Scientist is $113,436. […]

via How To Jumpstart A Lucrative Career In Data Science — BI Corner

Brie Larson Will Officially Play Captain Marvel

Brie Larson Will Officially Play Captain Marvel

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It’s official: Brie Larson will play Captain Marvel. Captain Marvel, due out in 2018, will be Marvel’s first solo female superhero movie. The announcement came at the end of the Marvel panel at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday night. Larson, who won an Oscar for Room this year, was rumored to have been cast as…

via Brie Larson Will Officially Play Captain Marvel — TIME

Active Social Media Users 2016 — Cuenca Tech Life

Active Social Media Users 2016

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CBS Sunday Morning was doing a piece on Social Media Users and the graphic below popped up. They were discussing the vitriol of Twitter Trolls. I found the graphic interesting and did not know that QQ was a Chinese messaging service. Personally, I use Facebook, FB Messenger, Whatsapp and Instagram. I have a Twitter account […]

via Active Social Media Users 2016 — Cuenca Tech Life

This New Google Camera Could Be Your New Watchdog

This New Google Camera Could Be Your New Watchdog

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Google goog is now taking pre-orders of an outdoor version of Nest Cam, which is touted to keep an extra digital eye on its owner’s lawn while sending activty alerts and video to designated smartphones. The camera, which the company claims is as easy to install as the inaugural indoor Dropcam products, offers a 130-degree…

via This New Google Camera Could Be Your New Watchdog — Fortune