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Study: Tesla Autopilot misleading, overestimated more than similar technology

Study: Tesla Autopilot misleading, overestimated more than similar technology

More than any other driver-assist system out there today, people overestimate what Tesla’s Autopilot can do, according to a new study. “The name ‘Autopilot’ was associated with the highest likelihood that drivers believed a behavior was safe while in operation, for every behavior measured, compared with other system names,” said the study released this week…
New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines

It's a bird! It's a... no, it's definitely a bird. — Identifying the species in the Nasca Lines could tell us why they were made. Kiona N. Smith - Jun 20, 2019 8:34 pm UTC At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But…
Study Finds Nearly 400 Medical Devices, Procedures And Practices That Are Ineffective

Study Finds Nearly 400 Medical Devices, Procedures And Practices That Are Ineffective

(BeyzaSultanDURNA/iStock) CARLY CASSELLA 13 JUN 2019 We like to view modern medicine as based on rigorous science, and while it certainly beats the various dangerous alternatives out there, sometimes physicians still end up adopting practices based on little evidence. When a medical treatment, device or procedure is no better than previous or lesser alternatives, it's…
Study: Poor teens and tweens spend more time on screens than rich ones

Study: Poor teens and tweens spend more time on screens than rich ones

Tweens and teens from families that make less than $35,000 per year spent nearly two hours more with screen media each day than their peers with incomes over $100,000, according to new data from media nonprofit Common Sense. Lower-income teens (13- to 18-year-olds) spent more than 8.5 hours each day on smartphones, tablets, video games,…
Study finds blue light filters like ‘Night Light’ might actually keep you awake – 9to5Google

Study finds blue light filters like ‘Night Light’ might actually keep you awake –...

A couple of years ago, science was convinced that the blue light coming from our screens was not only harmful, but could keep us awake at night, too. The countermeasure to that was blue light filters that were widely adopted, but now it seems those filters are just as bad. Nomad case for Pixel 3…
Study concludes 33,000-year-old-skull shows signs of blunt force trauma

Study concludes 33,000-year-old-skull shows signs of blunt force trauma

A paleolithic cold case — The killer was probably left-handed and used a club to administer the fatal blow. Jennifer Ouellette - Jul 6, 2019 6:00 pm UTC Enlarge / Right lateral view of the Cioclovina calvaria exhibiting a large depressed fracture. A new paper concludes this is evidence of fatal blunt force trauma.Kranoti et…
Study casts doubt on value of WHO’s “gaming disorder” diagnoses

Study casts doubt on value of WHO’s “gaming disorder” diagnoses

What's the problem? — "Dysfunctional gaming" seems to be more symptom than cause of psychological issues. Kyle Orland - Oct 22, 2019 7:35 pm UTC Enlarge / Two gamers with obvious unmet psychological needs.Since the World Health Organization proposed new diagnoses for "hazardous gaming" and "gaming disorder" last year, there's been an ongoing scientific debate…
A New Study Casts Doubt on ‘Gaming Disorder’ Diagnoses

A New Study Casts Doubt on ‘Gaming Disorder’ Diagnoses

Since the World Health Organization proposed new diagnoses for "hazardous gaming" and "gaming disorder" last year, there's been an ongoing scientific debate about which way the causation for these issues really goes. Does an excessive or addictive relationship with gaming actually cause psychological problems, or are people with existing psychological problems simply more likely to…
Study: You can tie a quantum knot in a superfluid, but it will soon “untie” itself

Study: You can tie a quantum knot in a superfluid, but it will soon...

A knotty conundrum — Research has implications for future topological quantum computers. Jennifer Ouellette - Nov 15, 2019 8:10 pm UTC Enlarge / Researchers captured the decay of a quantum knot (left), which untied itself after a few microseconds and eventually turned into a spin vortex (right).Tuomas Ollikainen/Aalto UniversityThe same team who tied the first…

Study shows it is impossible for an individual to day trade stocks for a...

16 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2019 Last revised: 22 Aug 2019 Date Written: August 14, 2019 Abstract We show that it is virtually impossible for an individual to day trade for a living, contrary to what course providers claim. We observe all individuals who began to day trade between 2013 and 2015 in the Brazilian…

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Items of this type are applications that are intentionally created to be Vim-like in some respect (possibly disabled by default). Mutt is a small but very powerful text-based mail client for Unix operating systems. E-mail indexer/framework, which provides plugin for Vim. A console-based e-mail client for people with a lot of e-mail. A text-based front-end…

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