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Twitter relaunches test that asks users to revise harmful replies

Twitter is running a new test that will ask users to pause and think before they tweet. According to the company’s announcement, when Twitter detects what appears to be a potentially harmful or offensive reply to someone else’s tweet, it.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchFeb 23rd, 2021

Quick-learning cuttlefish pass "the marshmallow test"

Much like the popular TikTok challenge where kids resist eating snacks, cuttlefish can do the same! Cuttlefish can delay gratification—wait for a better meal rather than be tempted by the one at hand—and those that can wait longest also do better.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

Leaving LastPass? Here’s how to take all your passwords with you

LastPass's changes to its free tier have users wondering if they will stick around. If you're leaving LastPass, here's how to take your passwords with you......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 52 min. ago

Cuttlefish can pass the marshmallow test

Cuttlefish that were better at self-control also performed better on learning tests. Enlarge / A common cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis, in the Marine Resources Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA. A new study finds the cut.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

6 tips for SaaS founders who don’t want VC money

Bootstrapping a SaaS company is not only possible — I believe it’s a saner, more sustainable way to build and scale a business. Aytekin Tank Contributor Share on Twitter Ayt.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News10 hr. 52 min. ago

Will audio-only apps change our use of social networks?

From Clubhouse to Twitter's Spaces, LJ Rich looks at the rise of a new type of social network......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News11 hr. 20 min. ago

Anti-Covid vaccine tweets face five-strikes ban policy

Twitter warns users who post Covid vaccine-related misinformation that they face permanent bans......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News12 hr. 20 min. ago

Placebo effect may explain reported benefits of psychedelic microdoses

Positive psychological effects associated with taking small doses of psychedelic drugs are likely the result of users' expectations, suggests a new study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Twitter Spaces arrives on Android ahead of Clubhouse

Twitter announced today it’s opening up its live audio chat rooms, known as Twitter Spaces, to users on Android. Previously, the experience was only open to select users on iOS following the product’s private beta launch in late December.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 19 min. ago

Six tips for SaaS founders who don’t want VC money

Bootstrapping a SaaS company is not only possible – I believe it’s a saner, more sustainable way to build and scale a business. Aytekin Tank Contributor Share on Twitter Ayt.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

Bitter receptor involved in anti-inflammatory effect of resveratrol?

At least in cell-based test systems, the plant compound resveratrol has anti-inflammatory properties. A recent collaborative study has now shown that the bitter receptor TAS2R50 is involved in this effect......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News15 hr. 19 min. ago

Silicon Valley’s myths and realities of existential risk

Existential risk has been on many of our minds the past year. Sales of survival goods from food kits to nuclear-proof bunkers are way up, we doomscroll on Twitter all day, and it seems like there isn’t a week that goes by where civilizational colla.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 52 min. ago

Bitter receptor involved in anti-inflammatory effect of resveratrol?

Resveratrol is a plant compound found primarily in red grapes and Japanese knotweed. Its synthetic variant has been approved as a food ingredient in the EU since 2016. At least in cell-based test systems, the substance has anti-inflammatory propertie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 52 min. ago

I crashed the DJI FPV drone the first time I took it for a spin

The DJI FPV drone is a beast that can only be tamed by seasoned pilots. I thought I was worthy, but I crashed it on my first test flight......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 52 min. ago

Summon this amazing Twitter bot to colorize your black-and-white photos

Colorizing black-and-white photos used to require hours of skilled work from a trained human, but this A.I. powered Twitter bot can make it happen in seconds......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 52 min. ago

Nintendo reaffirms plans to halt production of Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary products later this month

In a recent post on its Japanese Twitter account, Nintendo reminded fans that the Super Mario Bros. 35th anniversary campaign will come to a close at the end of March 2021. As such, the production and sales of some related products will also end at t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Parabol raises $8M after reaching 100,000 users of its agile meeting software

This morning Parabol, a startup that provides retrospective meeting software to agile development teams, announced that it has closed an $8 million Series A. Microsoft’s venture capital arm, M12, led the deal. The investment also saw participat.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News19 hr. 19 min. ago

Parents" school reviews correlated with test scores and demographics, not school effectiveness

A first-of-its-kind analysis of parents' reviews of U.S. public K-12 schools, posted primarily from 2009 to 2019 on the popular school information site GreatSchools.org, found that most reviews were written by parents at schools in affluent neighborh.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 20 min. ago

Microsoft brings tighter integration to Dynamics 365 and Teams

As the pandemic drags on and we learn about the requirements of working from home with distributed teams, users could be craving more integration across their tools to help reduce the clicks required to complete a set of tasks. Today at the Ignite Co.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 51 min. ago

Microsoft’s Power Automate Desktop is now free for all Windows 10 users

Microsoft today announced that it is making Power Automate Desktop, its enterprise-level tool for creating automated desktop-centric workflows, available to all Windows 10 users for free. Power Automate Desktop is what Microsoft calls its “atte.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 51 min. ago

Arlo’s Essential Indoor Camera is the anti-Big Brother

The Arlo Essential Indoor Camera provides users with a physical privacy shield that disables video recording......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 52 min. ago