News tagged with everyday life

Are you afraid of technology? You shouldn't be

Nary a week goes by that doesn't see a new mainstream media story on the dangers of technology use. Just the other day I spotted one talking about how smartphones are making us dumber. ...

dateMar 18, 2015 in Other
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Math makes mobile maps meaningful

Due to the success of navigation devices and smartphones, digital maps are used widely in everyday life. They guide us safely along motorways or to the next bakery as long as the map is good and clear. However, ...

dateMay 08, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Papyrus, parchment and paper trails

In a pioneering project funded by the Mellon Foundation, scholars at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich are compiling a database of Arabic documents, many dating from the early years of Islam. The online ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Archaeology & Fossils
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