SALT LAKE CITY — Clayton Christensen, whose theory of disruptive innovation made him a key influence on Silicon Valley powerhouses like Netflix and Intel and twice earned him the title of the world’s most influential living management thinker, died Jan. 23 at age 67.
The world’s first soft robotic heart is in development which could clear NHS transplant waiting lists. The “hybrid heart” will be the first ever made of soft artificial muscles and sensors and then coated in human tissue grown in a lab.
It’s been difficult to track down all things Radiohead on the web for a while. Even though the group recently posted its entire catalog to YouTube, you’ve still had to search fan sites and other sources for every last little bit of art, video or merch.
The Cardiff University team discovered a method of killing prostate, breast, lung and other cancers in lab tests. The findings, published in Nature Immunology, have not been tested in patients, but the researchers say they have “enormous potential”.
The tech giant is creating checkout terminals that could be placed in stores and allow shoppers to link their card information to their hands.
I wrote a throwaway line in last week’s set of charts about just how the Apple of 2020 is not the Apple of 2010 just as the Apple of 2010 was not the Apple of 2000. I deleted the reference because I thought the thought deserved its own chart and its own article, which is this one.
“We reject the characterization that Apple has not provided substantive assistance in the Pensacola investigation. Our responses to their many requests since the attack have been timely, thorough and are ongoing,” the company said in a statement.
Bookmark (Bloomberg) — Middle age is miserable, according to a new economic study which pinpoints 47.2 years old as the moment of peak unhappiness in the developed world.
When Barron’s gathers some of Wall Street’s best minds—as we do every January for our annual Roundtable—we expect some consensus, some disagreement, and one or two off-the-wall notions that sometimes turn out to be surprisingly prescient. This year did not disappoint.
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STANFORD, Calif. — Way back in 1851 German physician Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich declared that the standard human body temperature was 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. Ever since, that reading has been universally considered the optimal body temperature of a healthy, “normal” human being.
This weekend my wife’s engagement ring had a loose stone. To back up a bit, when we first got engaged in 2003, I didn’t have two nickels to rub together, so the ring I proposed with was very modest. But I did promise her that as soon as I could, I’d get it upgraded.
While vehicles have become increasingly more advanced, the sun visor has stayed almost the same for more than nine decades. And yet, it remains a problematic feature that can obscure a driver’s field of view, especially at dusk and dawn.
Being busy is not the same as being productive. It’s the difference between running on a treadmill and running to a destination. They’re both running, but being busy is running in place. I was coaching Sanjay,* a leader in a technology firm who felt stuck and frustrated.
Predicting the future is hard, even for the people with the most power to influence it. In 2013, Jeff Bezos said he expected Amazon would be delivering packages by drone in four to five years.
It’s no secret that we’re pretty big fans of machine learning and we love thinking of new and exciting ways to use it in Pixelmator Pro.
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