US and Iran Reach Historic Nuclear Deal
Lynch previously wrote Foreign Policy's Turtle Bay blog, for which he was awarded the 2011 National Magazine Award for best reporting in digital media. He is also a recipient of the 2013 Elizabeth Neuffer Memorial Silver Prize for his coverage of the ...
July 14, 2015
Hands On With Amazon's Echo Speaker: Hey, This Thing Is Remarkably Smart
Or perhaps it could replace your alarm clock in your bedroom: After its gentle, ambient tone wakes you up, you can ask it for the weather and a newscast. Really, any scenario in which you'd want to listen to music or podcasts and find out basic ...
June 25, 2015
Luzi Smart Lamp is voice-activated and moonlights as a charger and organizer
When it's time to get up, the lamp will adjust to play new sounds for a gentle wake-up. Use voice-command The lamp has an integrated Bluetooth speaker, temperature sensors, alarm clock, USB ports, and wireless charging stations. It even charges ...
July 2, 2015
Ivation GLOW Review
The GLOW combines a modern design and the most essential digital audio functions in one attractive bedside clock and lamp form. The all-in-one device is easy to use and it works with any These alarms sound gentle, not screechy. If you prefer waking ...
July 1, 2015
Julian Assange on Google, surveillance and predatory capitalism
Some say that the watchman is fast becoming a forgotten hero of resistance to state secrecy, or that in publicity terms he doesn't measure up to the straight-laced liberal American genius of Edward Snowden. None of this is true. Julian Assange was ...
July 6, 2015
Renesas Electronics Delivers Industry-Leading Power Efficiency and Digital ...
The RX231 Group also supports an additional low power timer (LPT), which consumes only an additional 0.4 µA and allows the user to program the device to wake up from the low power modes with a very wide range of possible timings, minimizing current ...
July 7, 2015
Review: Gentle Wake Alarm Clock for iOS
We all need to get up, so why not do it to the sound of a Pipe and Drum band? Not so keen on bagpipes? Your loss. How about some nice ocean waves or wind chimes then? Gentle Wake Alarm Clock The app name is spot on here: Gentle Wake. No more ...
December 14, 2014
Colum Lynch is Foreign Policy 's award-winning U. N. -based senior diplomatic reporter. Lynch previously wrote Foreign Policy 's Turtle Bay blog, for which he was awarded the 2011 National Magazine Award for best reporting in digital media. Before moving to Foreign Policy , Lynch reported on diplomacy and national security for the Washington Post for more than a decade. As the Washington Post 's United Nations reporter, Lynch had been involved in the paper's diplomatic coverage of crises in Afghanistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan, and Somalia, as well as the nuclear standoffs with Iran and North Korea. He has also moderated public discussions on foreign policy, including interviews with Susan E. Rice, the U. S. national security advisor, Gerard Araud, France's U. N. ambassador, and other senior diplomatic leaders. Born in Los Angeles, California, Lynch received a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1985 and a master's degree from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism in 1987. He previously worked for the Boston...
Since the last time we were together inside his prison lodgings at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, a few things have changed. Julian Assange has grown a beard, looks more pallid and pauses when I ask after his general health. His legal team are warning that the shadows of detention without charge are now taking their toll. The caution is not just legal jousting: for more than a thousand days, locked down in cramped space that is nowhere, the pale rebel with a fearless grin has not lived a normal life. Physical confinement and round-the-clock deep surveillance are his fate. And the conviction that he continues to be punished for doing what he had to do, for following to the letter Kafka’s advice: when the earth grows cold and people everywhere fall asleep, blanketed in the darkness of innocent self-deception, someone... Google is the Future Some say that the watchman is fast becoming a forgotten hero of resistance to state secrecy, or that in publicity terms he doesn’t measure up to the straight-laced liberal American genius of Edward Snowden. Julian Assange was instrumental in arranging Edward Snowden’s great escape from the United States to Russia. So does ongoing media coverage of his legal fight against confinement and extradition.
Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the development of the RX231 Group of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), which offers industrial and healthcare designers an optimal... The RX231 Group is ideal for applications that require high processing performance in environments with low current supply capacity, such as industrial sensors , healthcare devices , and wearable devices , and building automation devices such as... “Industrial sensor and healthcare design in the era of IoT requires embedded solutions that not only deliver low power and fast processing, but also the peripherals to support safe and secure operation in the connected environment,” said Semir... Batteries for these types of systems are designed to support low current supply capacity, but during signal measurement, they must handle high processing loads, such as eliminating noise from digital signals and performing floating-point... The new RX231 Group provides an optimal combination of power-efficient MCU technology and the high-performance RXv2 CPU core with powerful DSP/FPU operation capabilities.
This is how to stay productive after a bad night's sleep
Get up as soon as your alarm ... and it affects your body clock. See Also: Having trouble sleeping? Here are some tips on curing insomnia "The circadian rhythms that govern your internal timer want you to wake when the alarm sounds - the first time ...
July 19, 2015
A survival guide for insomniacs: How to stay productive after a bad night's sleep
Get up as soon as your alarm goes off to avoid ... and it affects your body clock. "The circadian rhythms that govern your internal timer want you to wake when the alarm sounds - the first time," he said. "Retreat back into sleep however and these rhythms ...
July 16, 2015
Go to Sleep with Arianna: Tips for Getting More ZZZs
“When people come to me and say, ‘Ach, I’ve been working around the clock,’ I say to them, ‘That’s so sad. Why are you so disorganized? Why are you managing your life that way?’” Huffington’s own wake-up call came in 2007, after she ...
Smart device voices from HAL to Siri to celebrities
The Echo is a small household device — shaped like a “jet-black can of tennis balls” in the recent words of Globe technology writer Hiawatha Bray — that serves as a combination alarm clock ... only digital assistant that you have to wake up rather ...
July 15, 2015
Sounds like tomorrow
An invisible choir hovers in the air behind Brett Leonard ’06, wrapping around from the 3 o’clock position ... MP3,” a digital compression format that “wrecked audio as it was being coded.” Given that an entire generation “grew up with bad ...
July 15, 2015
Tachyon Project' is a shoot ‘em up created by Eclipse Games ... Defeating an enemy leaves energy pills in its wake, which can be collected to increase the score. The campaign has 10 levels, and every level has a half-dozen waves that must be completed ...
July 15, 2015
ESPN ready to tell the story of this British Open at the Home of Golf
"We realize that if you're up at 4 o'clock in the morning on Thursday morning ... There will also be replays of the coverage each day and content delivered through the Watch ESPN digital platform. It's a dizzying amount of coverage, but something golf ...
July 15, 2015