How we got our modern microwaves

If you ever wanted to know how the humble microwave came about this episode of the The Secret Genius of Modern Life has got you covered. Riveting stuff! Check it out.

Hide My Email

Apple’s execution of the Hide My Email feature is pretty dope. Worth a shot to shop prostituting your email address all over the place.

Sunsets on Dark Sky

Dark Sky was the best weather app I had ever used. This app would tell me that rain would start in 15 minutes, I’d be driving and sure enough 15 minutes later and rain would start falling. Apple bought Dark Sky, sunsetted it in its current form and incorporated some of its features into its …

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Staying Smart in a Smart World

Gerd Gigerenzer, of the Max Planck Institute, says some interesting things about the increasing role algorithms play in our lives and how we must stay smart in a smart world. “Complex problems do not always require complex answers.”