Here’s What Dating In The Digital Age Looks Like 2018

With a vast array of apps and online matchmaking services available to the lovelorn, dating in 2018 can turn into something like a daily job. Among the 29 percent of respondents who have used online dating apps or services in a Jan. 18-20 Morning Consult poll of 2,204 U.S. adults, 53 percent say they log into them at least once a...

World’s First Fully Automated Indoor Farm Is Being Built in Ohio

Farming has changed drastically in the last couple decades, but the mental image of people toiling in the fields from sun-up to sundown still persists. Alas, those days are quickly changing. Farming is now a high-tech business, and many farm owners are now using robotics and artificial intelligence to get the job done. In the latest example of this trend, Forbes reports...

90% of Active Twitter Users Retweet Or Like ‘Fake News’

Of the many harms that affect the political, economic, and social well-being, the most out-of-line practice is that of spreading false news. Littered with fake news, how exactly social media’s active users plug away at the potential fake news? According to a new study from the University of Buffalo, nearly 90% of ‘active’ Twitter users spread misinformation, especially during public emergencies or disasters....

Big Data: India’s Mumbai and Delhi Among The World’s Most ‘We Get High’ Cities

Indians just keep on rolling! Delhi and Mumbai ranked among the world’s top 10 cities with the highest rates of cannabis (marijuana or weed) consumption per year, according to a study by Seedo, an Israel-based firm that sells devices to grow weed at home. Across the border, Pakistan’s commercial capital, Karachi, where cannabis trade is illegal, is the second-largest consumer of cannabis across the...

Who The Fkuc Actually Used Bitcoin In 2018?

Who the fkuc actually use bitcoin and how many people use bitcoin? It is hard to say, but there are a few data points that provide some tantalizing clues. Bitcoin Users At a Glance Almost 22 million bitcoin wallets have been set up globally. An estimated five percent of Americans hold bitcoin. 2.9 to 5.8 million active bitcoin users according to a Cambridge University study. Leading...

Amazon’s Rival Alibaba & Fashion Lifestyle Brand Guess Opens World’s First AI Run Clothing Store in Hong Kong

E-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding and fashion lifestyle brand Guess on Wednesday showed off a new artificial intelligence driven concept for future fashion stores, as retailers incorporate technology into offline shopping to improve customer experience and drive sales. A concept store showing off Alibaba’s FashionAI technology has been set up on the campus grounds of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, will...

Amazon: Echo Device Sent Conversation To Family’s Fontact

An “unlikely” string of events prompted Amazon’s Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family’s private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday. The woman told KIRO-TV that two weeks ago an employee of her husband contacted them to say he thought their device had been hacked. He told them he had...

Trending Now: The Rise of Self-Harm Among Girls

Suicide rates among American teens are rising, as are rates of depression and anxiety. A new study in JAMA shows the pattern is similar for self-harm, with alarmingly high rates among young girls. Until 2008, the rate of self-inflicted injuries bad enough to land a young person in the emergency room was relatively stable. But since 2009, the rate of girls aged 10 to 14...

8 ‘Dope’ New Marijuana-Related Mobile Apps To Know

Now that everyone has a smartphone, we’re constantly looking for useful apps that will help justify the large amount of dough we drop on these expensive devices. And if you’re a marijuana user, you’re probably looking for apps that will help your cannabis using experience. If that’s the case, we have eight recommendations for you. 1. WeedMaps Need to know where the nearest dispensary is...

Google Looking to Future After 20 Years of Search

Google was set to mark its 20th anniversary with an event in San Francisco devoted to the future of online search, promising a few surprise announcements. Google celebrated its 20th birthday Monday, marking two decades in which it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name...