Opinion: The Pseudo-Intellectualism of Explainer Videos


October 3, 2018

It’s a new market, this business of explaining movies and TV shows, or video games. Many of these videos are just an attempt to explain a very big concept, and it’ll have a title like ‘Why the Beach Boys are

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Octopuses Respond Positively to MDMA


September 26, 2018

In a recent scientific study, octopuses were given small doses of MDMA, also known as ecstasy, a designer drug that became well-known as part of rave and party culture in the lates 2000s.

According to researchers, the octopuses involved in …

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Your Smart Device Might Be Listening

Left Brain, Tech, Uncategorized

April 15, 2018

Google and Amazon, tech giants and the leading sellers of digital assistants, have filed patent applications to collect data from millions of smart devices. The New York Times reports that the companies both “filed patent applications that outline an array

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