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January 18, 2018

An elegant demonstration of the Pythagorean theorem

January 18, 2018 at 12:01 PM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Change your screen to greyscale to combat phone addiction


Melissa Kirsch, editor-in-chief of Lifehacker, explains how to do it.

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What I like is the Easter egg in iPhone X's application of this interesting concept, namely the fact that once you've done it, you can switch back and forth from color to B&W instantly by triple clicking the side button.

So easy, even a TechnoDolt®© can do it.


All credit to Tristan Harris, who thought up and popularized the idea, and Nellie Bowles, whose New York Times story glanced off my pea brain with enough inertia transfer to enable me to twig how cool it is.

January 18, 2018 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

TechDAS Air Force One Turntable


"Any adverse effects caused by various obstructive oscillations, which used to be the archnemeses of analog turntables, have been thoroughly wiped out by the Air Force One."


Among other things, it weighs 174 pounds and uses a vacuum pump to clamp the record to the platter.


Made in Japan.


January 18, 2018 at 08:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (1)

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