Strap an iPad to your face with this virtual-reality gadget for iOS (nope, not weird-looking at all)!
A handy summary chart of what type of images in post gets shared/engaged with most on Twitter and Facebook. We’re a little surprised to see “hand-drawn images” as a clear 2nd…
When is the best time to see the judge?
After the judge has had something to eat.
"…Kahneman discusses how external factors can affect our tendency to fall back on easy “default” decisions instead of taking a few minutes to think the decision through. To drive his point home, he provides one disturbing example from a research article published in PNAS a few years ago.”
(H/T to Randal Olsen for the cool post)
#FridayFunFact: the death of the CD has been one of, not a thousand small cuts, but definitely 4 big ones.
Predicting the World With Maths - for fans of ‘big data’, maths, predictive analytics etc.
The 2014 Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition has just released its cosmically awesome shortlisted entries. Capturing scenes across the solar system, galaxy, and beyond, the images are spectacular reminders that we’re all living on a “mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam,” as astronomer Carl Sagan famously put it in “Pale Blue Dot.”
#FridayFunFact3: Great article with tons of charts and numbers for analytical geeks about how soccer and the World Cup dwarf the Super Bowl in terms of interest worldwide.