Voice recognition technology is beginning to compete with typing. Would the end of typing change the business world forever?
“After decades of development, voice recognition technology is beginning to compete with typing when it comes to sending texts, interacting with computers, and even writing whole articles. The end of typing could shake things up, judging from how much typing changed the world when it was first introduced.”
Source: How Typewriters Changed Everything | JSTOR Daily
A total eclipse is nature at its most incredible. It lasts less than three minutes and along its path, twilight suddenly descends where there
Source: Total Eclipse 2017 | National Park Foundation
Clare Kelley practices “forest bathing” along the edge of an urban forest on Roosevelt Island, in the middle of the Potomac River. In contrast to hiking, forest bathing is less directed, melding mindfulness and nature immersion to improve health. Allison Aubrey/NPR
If hiking is about a destination, forest bathing is about an immersion of the senses into the natural world. It’s a wellness trend, and studies suggest several health benefits.
Source: Forest Bathing Melds Nature With Mindfulness To Improve Health : Shots – Health News : NPR
My so-called film career. I worked on films to learn more about the production, but mostly to learn to write better screenplays. Still working on them…
Source: IMDb: MyMovies: Helped Create – a list by DrWeb
North Carolina Blue Ridge Parkway There is no lack of breathtaking vistas along the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. Near Asheville, the 450-mile stretch connects the Shenandoah with the Great Smoky Mountains.(Photo: jaredkay, Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The parkway carves a path of stunning beauty through the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Source: Blue Ridge Parkway: A nearly 469-mile photo op
Cherry season has begun, and Here & Now resident chef Kathy Gunst has been experimenting with the fruit’s sweet and savory sides.
Source: Everything You Need To Know About Buying, Storing And Eating Cherries | Here & Now
Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty
“The timing of it was exactly right to catch the spirit of a new generation,” Eric Burdon says of the original Monterey Pop. Marianna Burdon
Booker T. Jones, Phil Lesh, Norah Jones and others look ahead to the new Monterey Pop, and reflect on whether the original message can still resonate.
Source: Monterey Pop 50 Years Later: Phil Lesh, Jack Johnson and More – Rolling Stone
Dog owners often say the best thing about dogs is their unconditional love.But new research suggests there’s another benefit, too. Dog owners walk more.
Source: Owning A Dog Leads To More Walking And Exercise For Older Adults : Shots – Health News : NPR
4 Smart Tips for a Happy Retirement – From Someone Who’s Been There
After a long career, retirement is uncharted territory. It’s pure bliss to some people but an uncomfortable transition for others, who find the task of constructing a new life to be daunting.
Source: 4 Tips to a Happy Retirement | Money