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The mad scientists of Blizzard | Polygon

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The mad scientists of Blizzard | Polygon

Share Tweet The methods behind sound in video games, explained.Senior sound designer Chris Kowalski arrived at the Aliso and Wood Canyons Regional Park with two Blizzard team members and a duffel bag in tow….read more

@blizzard, @megan_nicolett, sound, soundscience

10 Hacks to Have a Discussion with Almost Anyone

10 Hacks to Have a Discussion with Almost Anyone

Growth hacking is above all a mindset. Having a deep understanding of how people interact with each other in today’s digital world and making use of some psychological tricks is a powerful asset to create a discussion from nowhere….read more

conversation, growthhacking

Not Every Drop of a Person’s Blood Is the Same, a Study Says

Not Every Drop of a Person’s Blood Is the Same, a Study Says

As diagnostic tests rely on ever-tinier amounts of blood, some scientists are striking a note of caution. As it turns out, not all drops of blood are identical….read more

blood, medtech

Instagram Follower Counter

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Instagram Follower Counter

Skyrocket your Instagram audience

Our real-time connected Instagram Counter is the first object bringing social media to offices and stores. A terrific way to showcase your Instagram page to customers and coworkers.

We deliver worldwide!….read more

@instagram, coolproducts, growthhacking

Google robot is ‘the end of manual labor’: VC

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Google robot is ‘the end of manual labor’: VC

Boston Dynamics’ new “Atlas” robot is a game changer, not just for companies, but for society…read more

ai, futuretech, jobs, robots

Impact of automation puts up to 85% of jobs in developing countries at risk

Impact of automation puts up to 85% of jobs in developing countries at risk

The risk of jobs being replaced by automation varies by country (credit: World Bank Development Report, 2016) A new report from the Oxford Martin School and Citi considers the risks of job automation to developing countries, estimated to range from 55% in Uzbekistan to 85% in Ethiopia — a substa…read more

ai, automation, jobs, robots, workforce

Implantable ‘stentrode’ to allow paralyzed patients to control an exoskeleton with their mind

Implantable ‘stentrode’ to allow paralyzed patients to control an exoskeleton with their mind

A DARPA-funded research team has created a novel minimally invasive brain-machine interface and recording device that can be implanted into the brain through blood vessels, reducing the need for invasive surgery and the risks associated with breaching the blood-brain barrier when treating pati…read more

bionics, exoskeleton, implants, paralyzed

Clearing out the clutter: ‘senolytic’ drugs improve vascular health in mice

Clearing out the clutter: ‘senolytic’ drugs improve vascular health in mice

Mayo Clinic researchers have demonstrated the first study in which repeated treatments to remove senescent cells (cells that stop dividing due to age or stress) in mice improve age-related vascular conditions — and may possibly reduce cardiovascular disease and death….read more

arteries, health

The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

The robots are coming for jobs that pay $20 an hour or less, White House finds

It’s intuitive that automation will take low-wage jobs. But the White House, in its annual economic report of the president, has broken down just how much that is so….read more

ai, jobs, robots, workforce

If you hate telemarketers, you’ll love this robot designed to waste their time

If you hate telemarketers, you’ll love this robot designed to waste their time

Anyone frustrated with telemarketers may have a new best friend. A Los Angeles man with an unusual passion for phone systems created a new robotic answering service that wastes telemarketers’ time….read more

automation, robot, telemarketing

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