Another item on the mind-blowing lineup of Goop products is a device to spurt hot coffee up your keister. The $135 enema device is called—I kid you not—the Implant O’Rama. There are also water bottles with giant crystals inside to infuse your beverage with “positive energy,” bags of “magically charged” stones, and “energy healing” body stickers falsely claimed to be made of “NASA space suit material.” Goop also sold $90 vitamins and a $350 rose gold crazy drink straw. It endorsed being repeatedly stung by bees, which can be deadly. … [Read more...] about Gwyneth Paltrow’s pseudoscience Goop series renewed on Netflix
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And nine years later, one thing appears certain: it is hard to imagine the government ever matching top Silicon Valley unicorns without a digital leader empowered to coordinate change at the very top. It remains to be seen what tools the future GCDO and CDO will have at their disposal to drive the transformation of government – that is, when and if the recruitment process finally succeeds. … [Read more...] about It’s the biggest job in tech. So why can’t they find anyone to do it?
Exposure notification APIs developed by Google and Apple for the Android and iOS operating systems which comprise the vast majority have been utilized, with varying degrees of success, while also causing some friction. The claim was that no location data would be collected. However it has been argued that Google still asked for location data to be turned on, even though not collected, to actually be able to notify users via Bluetooth. … [Read more...] about AI and automation vs. the COVID-19 pandemic: Trading liberty for safety
It’s this opening section of the game that sets Aloy apart from other typical game protagonists. Horizon Zero Dawn’s story is one of a young woman’s strive to discover who she is and where she is from. This relatable struggle leads to the player also finding out about the world and its people, but it is all secondary to Aloy. It’s refreshing to have a game protagonist that isn’t just a bloodthirsty killer on a mission, but instead an young woman unraveling a personal mystery. … [Read more...] about Games of the Generation: Horizon Zero Dawn gave us an instant fan-favorite in Aloy