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Here’s how to create the perfect pump-up playlist

As more people work remotely and spend time at home, we all listen to more music. White explains that Pandora has seen a surge in interest as its playlist programming expands. “These new playlists support Pandora’s recent findings that Americans are relying more on music than ever to adapt to the change of spending more time at home.” When do …

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It is time for a discussion about end of life care homes

Adapt is pushing for nursing homes so residents can walk by themselves and find safer homes in the community. “If the local care facility were on fire, we would hurry to get people out. If a hurricane came, people would be asked to evacuate and get to safety. But what is happening is […] We watch people die in these …

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Apple’s virtual WWDC was no better than the real one

I also think about the fact that we are having a lot of talks about race, racism, the black community and other under-represented black people in the technology industry. And I’ve heard that they have this experience where they look around and say, “OK, people here are mostly white.” This is the experience they have. And every year when you …

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It is time to restart the violent video game debate

Christopher J. Ferguson is a psychology professor who often appears on television to defend violent video games. He grew up during the satanic panic of the 1980s and is all too aware that adults tend to be hysterical about youth culture. “Generally, be suspicious of people who” save children “by trying to restrict people’s access to fictional media,” says Ferguson …

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Twitch faces its role in # MeToo billing for streaming

A few weeks after the conversation, one of his channel moderators, who passed Snookville, wrote her a message warning her of Earney’s alleged behavior towards women. The presenter said he saw Earney take several women – aspiring Twitch streamers – into and out of his room at congresses, even after telling another woman he was only going to see her. …

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Amazon shakes the race for self-driving – and ride-hailing

About CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says his company wants to be the “Amazon for transportation”. On Friday, Amazon made it clear that it intends to be the Amazon for transportation. The e-commerce giant has agreed to take over the Bay Area-based autonomous vehicle company Zoox, which is said to be worth over $ 1 billion. (Amazon did not answer WIRED’s questions.) …

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Old drugs could show a new way to attack the corona virus

“It is much more important to identify Where This medication works because you don’t want to end up blindly participating in a human or animal experiment, ”says Jason Kindrachuk, a microbiologist at the University of Manitoba who is not involved in the research. The approach is by no means a guarantee, but it is a good way to generate leads …

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Virtual conferences mean all-access – unless this is not the case

The completion of Apple’s major Shindig software this week concludes a month-long experiment in virtual tech conferences. The experiment is not yet over – far from it, since the coronavirus pandemic in the USA shows no real signs of relaxation and most tech events will be marketed as “virtual” events from now until the end of 2020. Typically, between April …

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The debate about burning dead trees to produce biomass energy

This story originally appeared on Yale Environment 360 and is part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Jonathan Kusel owns three pickups and a 45-foot truck to transport wood chips containers. He runs a wood chip farm and 35-kilowatt biomass plant that burns dead trees, and he heads a crew that marks trees for lumberjacks who work in national forests. These …

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