VR developers: Stop shipping glitchy, half-baked games

OPINION: On the 1-10 spectrum of “game developers should be able to sell completely broken demos” to “every game should be thoroughly vetted before release to earn the Nintendo seal of quality,” I’m somewhere in the middle. For years, I’ve hated how app stores and “games as a service” have cultivated …Read More

How to Overcome Your Irrational Fears (That Stop You from Succeeding)

She could hear her beautiful baby crying but was frozen in the doorway unable to move. The crying got worse and she knew that unless she comforted the infant soon the baby would be inconsolable, and yet her feet wouldn’t move. She didn’t look at the cot but the floor in front, where the venomous […]

Americans received a record-breaking 3.4 billion robocalls last month — here are some ways to stop them

In April alone, Americans received an estimated 3.4 billion scam calls from automated machines — more than any month on record, according to The New York Times. The spike didn’t come out of nowhere. That number was about 2.5 billion in the same month last year, and consumer advocates worry that the number will only continue […]

As AI advances rapidly, More Human Than Human says, “Stop, let’s think about this”

Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting More Human Than Human comes along at a time when perhaps no reminder is necessary: leaving life to bots—whether that means machine learning, artificial intelligence, genuine human-like androids, etc.—might get messy for us humans. Westworld gives us one version of a sentient-machine uprising every Sunday, and news cycles like those involving […]

How to get rid of hiccups: Bite on this fruit to help stop involuntary contractions

Hiccups are sudden, involuntary contractions of the diaphragm muscle. According to the NHS, there is often no obvious reason why you get them, but some people find certain things trigger their hiccups, such as stress, strong emotions, like excitement, eating and drinking. Usually, hiccups disappear within a few minutes, but for those with less patience, […]

How to get rid of hiccups: Bite on this fruit to help stop involuntary contractions

HOW TO get rid of hiccups: They’re a common occurrence, and most cases last just a few minutes, but having a case of hiccups can cause anxiety and stress. While you can usually wait for them to go away, people over time have found a variety of methods have helped, including biting on a specific […]

How to Stop Worrying About Your Future (and Start Saving Time!)

Have you ever lost sleep worrying about something that has yet to happen? Has worrying about the future interrupted your productivity? Your flow? Your day? Your mood? If you answered “yes”, you are not alone. Worry happens to all of us, particularly when it comes to events, people, and things that are important. The trouble […]

Hay fever symptoms – five ways to stop your nose streaming this spring

Hay fever is one of the most common allergic conditions in the UK, according to the NHS. About 18 million people in England suffer from hay fever, and every person has a different reaction. Symptoms of hay fever can include sneezing, itchy eyes, a runny or blocked nose, headaches, and a pain around your forehead. […]