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hmm..interesting April 8, 2019 posted by

AI Judges – Estonia wants to replace government workers with AI

The world is becoming more automated, anyone paying even a little bit of attention is likely aware of that. AI is being used in a variety of ways for research to news reporting in our fast paced society but in Estonia, they want to take it further. They want to bring AI into the court room.


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AI Judges – Estonia wants to replace government workers with AI
hmm..interesting April 5, 2019 posted by

Microsoft Books Store Closing – readers have to July to read what they brought

Most people buy their ebooks from Google, Apple, and Amazon but there are other retailers out there. One of of which was Microsoft until recently. The company is shuttering the service and this means that people will lose access to the books they’ve brought, a long time problem with digital media.


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Microsoft Books Store Closing – readers have to July to read what they brought
hmm..interesting April 1, 2019 posted by

Nuclear Future – the hunt for clean energy may already be over

Nuclear power causes no emissions and generates energy but we’re not to keen on jumping on that bandwagon because despite its high points, reactor meltdowns are real and still a part of modern memory. Still, with the idea of it being a “clean” energy, is it possible that it will make a come back? Some people say yes.


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Nuclear Future – the hunt for clean energy may already be over
hmm..interesting March 27, 2019 posted by

Tough Houseplants – start here if you want to garden but have a black thumb

Adding a little green to your household or office can really brighten things up around the place. Plus they freshen the air if you get enough of them going. What’s that you say? You don’t exactly have a green thumb? No worries, here’s a handy list of really hard to kill house plants.


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Tough Houseplants – start here if you want to garden but have a black thumb
hmm..interesting March 22, 2019 posted by

Science Feedback – check out this network of scientists fighting back against misleading news

Reading the news can be scary. Our practical minds know that headlines are meant to pull us in and articles are written with bias. In a perfect world we’ll do our research but sometimes we just don’t have the time. When it comes to science articles, Science Feedback is the site that sorts out the news so you know what to trust.


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Science Feedback – check out this network of scientists fighting back against misleading news
Eco Friendly March 21, 2019 posted by

We’re Recycling Wrong – here are some tips for being better

Recycling is having some problems in the west. What most people don’t realize is that we ship most of our waste to other countries to be processed but unfortunately for us, those countries aren’t taking our trash anymore and we aren’t very good at making sure that our garbage is sorted properly which keeps it from getting recycled. We’ve gotta do better and this article gives some tips how.


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We’re Recycling Wrong – here are some tips for being better
future tech March 18, 2019 posted by

SnowWhite – LG’s prototype ice cream maker is very neat but maybe not the best idea

One of the major hits at SXSW this year has been the SnowWhite, LG’s prototype pod based ice cream machine. This thing sounds awesome but honestly but this concept is a miss for us unless those pods are made from at least recyclable plastics or else it’s the Keurig K-cup disaster all over again.


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SnowWhite – LG’s prototype ice cream maker is very neat but maybe not the best idea
hmm..interesting March 18, 2019 posted by

Climate Change Now – report shows that we’re already suffering

Climate change is something that we tend to think about in future terms. Which is to say we have to do something now because tomorrow (many years from now) will be bad if we don’t but this isn’t the case. Climate change is hurting us right now and people are not really so aware of that but they should be.


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Climate Change Now – report shows that we’re already suffering
hmm..interesting February 5, 2019 posted by

Mindfulness and Climate Change – using these techniques can help us rethink the issue

Mindfulness is a technique to help us reduce stress and remain more present in our lives. This article makes an interesting claim on how it can help us live more sustainably with less waste as well as handle our reactions to climate change.


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Mindfulness and Climate Change – using these techniques can help us rethink the issue
hmm..interesting February 4, 2019 posted by

Mantra Binary Bracelet – bring someone you care about to the coding side

There’s a movement to encourage girls to code or in general just be more involved in STEM fields which is great. Diversity is awesome. The Mantra Binary Bracelet has an interesting approach to encouraging people. This piece of jewelry comes with free lessons on coding.


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Mantra Binary Bracelet – bring someone you care about to the coding side
hmm..interesting February 4, 2019 posted by

Hive 2.0 – grow your own mealworms and keep food waste out of landfills

Food waste is something that we’re all trying to cut down on. You probably toss food in the garbage. Maybe they’re leftovers that you don’t want or parts of the food that you don’t even eat. Don’t throw them in the trash so they end up in a landfill, use it to farm mealworms instead with the Hive 2.0, your personal mealworm farm.


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Hive 2.0 – grow your own mealworms and keep food waste out of landfills
hmm..interesting January 31, 2019 posted by

Fast Food Chains Called Out – to help curb the climate change they cause

There’s been a lot of focus on food when it comes to helping climate change. Not just farming practices but transport and supply systems. Along pretty much every step, food is at the root of a lot of emissions. Now groups are turning to fast food chains to help push some big changes to help lower emissions.


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Fast Food Chains Called Out – to help curb the climate change they cause