Posts filed under “Technology”

Steve Jobs: The Man In The Machine

Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney (Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief) pulls no punches in his portrait of Apple founder Steve Jobs and his legacy. This probing and unflinching look at the life and aftermath of the bold, brilliant and at times ruthless iconoclast explores what accounted for the grief of so many when he died. Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine is evocative and nuanced in capturing the essence of the Apple legend and his values, which continue to shape the culture of Silicon Valley to this day.


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Category: Film, Technology, Video

Why we crave what’s cool

What does it mean to be cool? It’s a means of standing out, as well as a way of fitting in. In studying the brain, economists have found that when we consume products from status brands, it actually gives us a way to create social networks, friendships, alliances

Category: Technology, Video, Weekend

Thinking About Fermi’s Paradox

As the story goes, famed physicist Enrico Fermi looked up one starry night, noticed thousands of visible stars and the billions more they represent, and wondered “Where is everybody?” If the physicist knew then what we know today, might he have asked that famous question? Fermi, who died in 1954, certainly missed a lot of…Read More

Category: Philosophy, Psychology, Science, Technology

Lily Drone Camera

Source: Lily and Lily Tech Specs

Category: Technology, Video

Top 100 Metro Areas for STEM Jobs

Click to see the stats for each city. Source: Bloomberg

Category: Digital Media, Employment, Technology

A Supercomputer In Your Pocket

Source: Visual Capitalist

Category: Technology

Alan Adler, Inventor of AeroPress and Aerobie

Apparently, he mostly invents things that are round and begin with the words of Aero:

Inventor Portrait: Alan Adler (AeroPress; Aerobie) from David Friedman on Vimeo.
Source: Vimeo

Category: Food and Drink, Science, Technology, Video

How IEX Prevents Stale Quote Arbitrage

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Category: Finance, Markets, Technology

When do scientists believe computers will surpass the human brain?

Source: Mic

Category: Technology

Market is Thinning Out

Source: WSJ

Category: Markets, Technology