|Original articles from Stuart Heater.|
|Yelp Finally Shuts Down Yelper Rating Her Dates|
We've all heard of Yelp, the popular review site for places like restaurants and nightclubs. What about reviewing your dates? What if the review you gave an establishment had nothing to do with how great the food was or how great the ambiance might have been, but instead how your date was? When I say “date,” I mean the person you are out with, not the experience.
|Pepsi Imperfect and Back to the Future Day|
The day was October 21, 2015. Marty McFly sipped on the perfect iteration of Pepsi, aptly named Pepsi Perfect.
The movie Back To The Future 2 gave moviegoers a glimpse of what the future might be. A world of self-tying shoes, hoverboards, and the perfect soft drink. The film was released in 1989, and with it a state of wonder crept into the minds of moviegoers.
|Are Smart Jeans the Clothing of the Future?|
We live in a world where numerous items we use daily have been transformed into smart items. We have smartphones, smartwatches, smart TVs, smart thermostats, and the list goes on. Well, get ready for smart jeans. That’s right! Those jeans you love to wear are about to become smart.
Earlier this week Levi’s and Google announced what they call Project Jacquard. However, this project won’t be limited to just jeans. We’re talking jackets, shirts, even underwear, and you should expect each piece of clothing to feature the same functionality as standard wearable gadgets.
|Heavy Lifting is About to Get Easy|
When I say the word "exosuit," what comes to your mind? Something out a sci-fi movie, perhaps? Or maybe a popular video game, Call of Duty? I’ll bet you wouldn’t think of a banker, though, and that’s where I’m going with this. In Japan, there is a bank that has begun to issue exosuits to some of its senior employees to help with heavy lifting.
|What's Next for Legal Documents and Social Media?|
Sometimes, when two people love each other, they get married. Unfortunately, not every marriage has a fairytale ending. When things don’t work out, people turn to divorce. But what happens when you can’t find your husband to serve the papers to? You turn to Facebook, of course.
No, this not a joke. For one New York woman, this is exactly the step she was forced to take...
|Dumb Phone, No Smart Problems|
Smartphones have done many great things for us. They help us get where we’re going when we can’t find our way, give us updates when we need to know how our favorite sports team is doing, and even remind us when it’s our anniversary! Basically, they help us with all the important details we need and want on a day-to-day basis. The problem with receiving all this help is that it can become quite addicting.
That’s exactly what happened to Ed Miliband, a politician in the U.K. He became addicted to his iPhone...