Category: Science

Look into my Orb

                                                       

This post comes from my newsletter, Startup Strategies. Startups, at their core, are hypothesis testing machines. You have an idea—Fitbit for dogs—and you build a prototype. It flops and you pivot, maybe creating a health monitor for pooches. Pivot. Then…

Watch NASA’s all-woman spacewalk LIVE

                                                       

NASA is streaming the first all-woman spacewalk on YouTube. The big walk has already happened – you can scroll back and see the Earth in all its global glory near the beginning of the video – but the rest of…

Study: Fake news leads to false memories

                                                       

New research in Psychological Science has found that votes create “false memories after seeing fabricated news stories, especially if those stories align with their political beliefs.” “In highly emotional, partisan political contests, such as the 2020 US Presidential election, voters…

New tool helps the blind browse the web

                                                       

A new study led by University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics student, Alexandra Vtyurina, who collaborated with Microsoft researchers has created a way to merge a voice assistant with a web browser to allow the visually impaired to surf the…