Coming Soon, Maybe: ‘Knowledge Pills’ That You Eat To Automatically Learn Anything

Coming Soon, Maybe: ‘Knowledge Pills’ That You Eat To Automatically Learn Anything
DYLAN LOVE TECH MAR. 19, 2014, 1:25 AM
Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Lab, appeared on stage in Vancouver at TED’s 30th anniversary event last night and made a number of predictions about what technology will do over the next 30 years. Via Ars Technica, here’s his most startling one:

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How A Powerful Mathematical Principle Spelled Doom For Absurdly Large Centipedes

How A Powerful Mathematical Principle Spelled Doom For Absurdly Large Centipedes
ANDY KIERSZ SCIENCE MAR. 19, 2014, 2:27 AM
One of the great things about mathematics is its ability to bring together apparently completely unrelated phenomena, and explain them all with the same simple concept. It turns out that a very basic mathematical idea — power laws — describes the economics of pizza, limitations on the sizes of insects, income inequality, and countless other things.

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Yoga-wear Lululemon Has Entered Completely New Territory With A New Clothing Line; The line, called “&Go,” targets women who are “out the door at daybreak and moving until midnight”

Lululemon Has Entered Completely New Territory With A New Clothing Line
HAYLEY PETERSON RETAIL MAR. 19, 2014, 4:37 AM

This $198 dress is part of Lululemon’s new clothing line, &Go.

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Lululemon has launched a brand new line of casual clothes for outside the yoga studio that includes sundresses, pants and tank tops.

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No easy answers in key leases standard debate

No easy answers in key leases standard debate
BY KEN TYSIAC
MARCH 18, 2014
FASB and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) are struggling to find common ground in their efforts to create a converged standard for financial reporting on leases.

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12 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday

12 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday
JACQUELYN SMITH CAREERS MAR. 19, 2014, 9:00 PM
The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can impact your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.

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Regulations threaten S Korea’s gaming industry

March 18, 2014 5:45 pm
Regulations threaten S Korea’s gaming industry
By Song Jung-a in Seoul
Kim Jin-woo, a high school student in Incheon, South Korea, used to play online games like League of Legend, Fifa Online 3 and Sudden Attack for up to 10 hours a day in smoke-filled internet cafés, having instant noodles when hungry or sometimes even skipping meals.

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Online fashion retailer Asos suffers growing pains as costs rise

March 18, 2014 6:58 pm
Asos suffers growing pains as costs rise
By Duncan Robinson
On Thursday night, Asos chief executive Nick Robertson stood in front of the retail world’s glitterati and accepted a gong for retail leader of the year at a black-tie do in a swanky hotel on Park Lane.

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