“So could immune system problems contribute to an inability to have normal social interactions? The answer appears to be yes, and that finding could have significant implications for neurological diseases such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.”
From the article: Following last year’s groundbreaking discovery of a direct link between the brain and the immune system, UVA researchers have determined that the immune system affects – and even controls – social behavior. Their discovery could profoundly affect treatment of several neurological disorders.
make sure your icloud/apple password is unique, peeps!!
From the article: Hackers are using Apple’s “Find My” service to remotely hold devices for ransom, reports MacRumors. Multiple people have tweeted about stolen accounts in the past week. Two-factor authentication does not prevent the hack.
also please note WPwatercooler all up in the house, cuz we at 5 years on that homiez.
“Disbelief is not just about men disbelieving us. It is about our own disbelief in ourselves.
I have been afraid of speaking out or asking things of men in positions of power for years. What I have experienced as an actress working in a business whose business is to objectify women is frightening. It is the deep end of a pool where I cannot swim. It is a famous man telling you that you are a liar for what you have remembered. For what you must have misremembered, unless you have proof.
The women I know, myself included, are done, though, playing the credentials game. We are learning that the more we open our mouths, the more we become a choir. And the more we are a choir, the more the tune is forced to change.” – Amber Tamblyn
From the article: A man called me a liar, and it reminded me of all the people who have doubted me.
the machines learn from the people and the algorithms are not moral.
From the article: After being contacted by ProPublica, Facebook removed several anti-Semitic ad categories and promised to improve monitoring.
Hey Long Beach, heads up! Here’s what’s on its way. #newlongbeach #longbeachcity
From the article: More than a dozen major projects are on the way to the heart of the city.
From the article: Technology and small retail continue to be at odds with each other. What we need is not to replace the mom-and-pops, and siphon off their livelihoods, but to bring the technology to them!
“Consider the fact that, for 500 years, white/European women were literally executed for doing so much as resisting or disagreeing with a man for any reason. Generation after generation of mothers taught their daughter to STFU, so they could simply stay alive.
Directing hate towards women who are simply trying to exist within a culture that offers them only three options (maiden, mother, whore, if you will) is a pretty narrow way to look a the big picture. They may be cowards, but they are not the enemy.”
From the article: Or “How to (maybe) keep yourself from being raped, beaten, forced into poverty, and/or publicly shamed by your friends and family”