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Magic Leap wants to build AR “Layers” over the entire earth

March 5th, 2019 at 12:11 pm » Comments Off

 Augmented reality startup Magic Leap wants to merge the digital and the physical worlds. In October, CEO Rony Abovitz first shared the idea of the “Magicverse,” a series of digital layers that would exist in AR over the physical world. On Saturday, the company elaborated on the concept with a blog post and new interview […]



How to want what you’ve got in a world of infinite choice

January 10th, 2019 at 11:56 am » Comments Off

  “Choose things that are good enough, and do not worry about whether they’re the best.” Psychologist Barry Schwartz is best known for his immensely popular TED Talk and his book The Paradox of Choice. He recently joined Ryan Hawk, host of The Learning Leader Show, to discuss what having too much of a good […]



This bizarre-looking font helps you remember what you read

October 27th, 2018 at 10:32 am » Comments Off

The half-finished letters are designed to make us more engaged with what we’re reading, which increases memory retention. Could the shape of the words also shape your ability to remember them? MIT Cramming for exams, learning new languages, and remembering your to-do list can be tough — but a team of Australian researchers think they […]



Music made by AI composers can help you improve concentration

September 2nd, 2018 at 9:16 am » Comments Off

Through purposefully designed sound and endless playlists, music made by AI composers will trick your brain into improving your focus and productivity.



Pioneering ‘liquid air’ project can help store excess electricity

June 7th, 2018 at 7:52 am » Comments Off

A pioneering project in north-west England will turn air into liquid for energy storage to help electricity grids cope with a growing amount of wind and solar power. The world’s first full-scale “liquid air” plant is based on a technology that advocates say is cheaper and able to provide power for longer periods than lithium-ion […]



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