Science & Technology

Multitasking

You Suck at Multitasking So Stop Trying 

In our fast-paced modern society, the art of multitasking has become a widespread practice among the masses. Whether it is splitting attention while eating and watching videos, driving and applying makeup, or studying and listening to music, most of us cannot focus solely on one single task without engaging with another simultaneously. With this constant …

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Looking Upward… To the Beginning

“The absence of evidence is not the evidence of absence.” – Carl Sagan,Cosmos “Of all the creatures who had yet walked the Earth, the man-apes were the first to look steadfastly at the moon. […] Moon-Watcher would sometimes reach out and try to touch that ghostly face rising above the hills. He had never succeeded, …

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AI in Supply Chain - Network View from Space

Supply Chain 2.0: The AI Revolution

Introduction The supply-chain industry is witnessing a path-breaking revolution. Unsurprisingly, this revolution is being driven by artificial intelligence (AI) solutions. These AI-powered act like potent instruments for exponential growth and development. The AI in supply chain market is expected to grow from USD 47.85 billion in 2023 to USD 78.06 billion in 2030, which shows …

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Spectre Science

I shall not commit the fashionable stupidity of regarding everything I cannot explain as a fraud – Carl G. Jung, in an address to the Society for Psychical Research in England.  The Maritimes and its folklore What is our fascination with ghosts, those things that go bump in the night? What is it about a …

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Climate Change: How Can Nova Scotians Adapt

Climate change is what we expect, weather is what we get — Mark Twain These are not words spoken by a present-day climatologist or environmentalist. In fact, they were uttered in the 1800s by one of America’s most inspiring writers, Samuel Clements (alias Mark Twain). The present-day truth of his words would have him bemused. …

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The Halloween Pumpkin Problem

The carving of pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns has long been a creative and spooky Halloween tradition. But few understand how the mutilation of produce came to be a common October custom.  Carving pumpkins during Halloween is derived from an Irish myth recounting the story of a man known as Stingy Jack. Stingy Jack tricked the devil for monetary …

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