Category Archives: Science

The world is going to end – thank god for science! 

The world is ending on September 23, according to a biblical prophecy. [UPDATE: it didn’t :)]

The earth will not completely perish, but the world will no longer be the same as we know it. That’s what Christian numerologist David Meade says to The Washington Post. On the basis of figures from the Bible, he calculated that next Saturday will be the end of the times. Continue reading The world is going to end – thank god for science! 

Amazon down? Then so is your Trello, Mashable and other sites

 

If you are a techie like we are, chances are you find yourself regularly at great sites like Mashable and you know which tools to use, so Trello is your best friend for organising processes. Well, good for you hipster-geek, but today is not your best day: It somehow didn’t break the internet, but these and other big sites and services are being hosted by Amazon Web Services and for the first time in a long while Amazon is down..

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Google’s digital assistant comes to new Android phones

Google’s digital assistant comes to new Android phones
Alphabet Inc’s Google announced on Sunday that it will bring its digital assistant to smartphones running the latest versions of its Android operating system.

Waiting for the Google Home? No need, you might as well talk to your phone. It looks more natural as well 🙂

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Science’s questions rarely have clear, easy answers | Science News

There are few simple answers in science.

Even seemingly straightforward questions, when probed by people in search of proof, lead to more questions. Those questions lead to nuances, layers of complexity and, more often than we might expect, conclusions that contradict initial intuition.

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