How even a short walk can boost your memory: Exercise improves concentration and problem-solving skills, scientists discover

The authors, from Jonkoping and Linkoping universities, conclude: ‘This systematic review strongly suggests that aerobic, physical exercise followed by a brief recovery… improves attention, concentration, and learning and memory functions in young adults.’

The best Mac games (September 2020)

Further reading The best Apple Arcade games The best iPhone games The best Nintendo Switch games Disco Elysium Disco Elysium isn’t just one of the best PC games, it’s one of the best games ever made. Thankfully, it’s available on MacOS. You play as an alcohol- and drug-addicted detective who wakes up in a trashed motel […]

Evaluating People “by the Content of Their Character”

We call these omnipotent and impotent personalities. We discovered that those with omnipotent personalities both think and act as if they are emotionally strong and powerful, capable of solving most problems, especially for others. Those with impotent personalities act emotionally weak. They are skilled at getting others to solve problems so that they don’t have […]

N-Power not solving Nigeria’s unemployment problem

Back home, the transferable skills garnered through the exchange programmes would empower Nigerian graduates to manufacture sophisticated and research driven products. Human capacity doesn’t have immediate impact on the economy but, in the long run, the beneficial and exponential impact on the economy is worth the investment. Human capacity development, enabling environment and business friendly […]

5 Ways Kids Need Screens If You’re Not a Silicon Valley Exec

I’ve got some bad news for those who want to eliminate screens, especially during the COVID-19 quarantine: they are not going away. I want to share five reasons why your kids need screen time. This isn’t to say that once the pandemic has passed, we should give up on having device-free meals, not insist that our […]

The sharks are already circling as May struggles to keep her Brexit afloat

Some might wonder why I put Hunt at the top of the list. A long record as health secretary, business background and calm temperament would allow him to claim the mantle of expertise (which is back in vogue, it seems) in dealing with spending constraints and problem-solving. The disadvantages include a tendency to “disappear into […]

Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific

To expand the talent pipeline for partners and connect job-seeking PwDs to tech roles, the program will also feature a virtual job fair, held at the end of second quarter of 2021, that brings together the Microsoft partners and NPOs. PwDs can use the opportunity to showcase their skills, experience from their job attachments and […]

Can New Education Policy boost tech adoption?

AI can also point out tasks to educators where majority students face difficulties, so educators can work on improvement areas and make the classroom inclusive for all. It offers students ways to experiment and learn in a relatively judgment-free environment, providing personalized learning environments.

Scarcity of key material squeezes medical mask manufacturing

Mike Clark, a division president at Hollingsworth and Vose, a meltblown maker based in East Walpole, Massachusetts, said his company has tripled production of meltblown for masks by ramping up and exiting other markets. But he and other makers have reservations about investing significant amounts of their own money .

Scarcity of raw material still squeezes N95 mask makers

“I’m not going to sit here and tell you that we’re going to guarantee purchases in 2021 or whatever date you pick,” said Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, who heads the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Supply Chain Stabilization Task Force. He denies there are shortages.