These dorks had the pizza bread argument in the chat this morning and it reminded me that despite Jumin being genuinely clueless about some stuff, sometimes he knows exactly what he’s doing. He truly finds joy in pissing off Zen. XD
There’s a long-lasting rumor that Samsung has a foldable phone in the works. Now reports indicate that 2017 will see a working version of the device — called “Project Valley” and “Galaxy X” — that will feature a screen that can bend and fold.
According to Korean news site ETNews,
a prototype of the handset is ready to be released this year, but not
for commercial use.
Instead, “thousands” of devices will be handed out
to partners of the company so they can play around with it and determine demand.
Following the soft release, the smartphone will be mass produced for a debut in 2018. Read more (3/16/17 3:09 PM)
Maybe the smart phone’s hegemony makes perfect evolutionary sense: Humans are tapping a deep urge to seek out information. Our ancient food-foraging survival instinct has evolved into an info-foraging obsession; one that prompts many of us today to constantly check our phones and multitask.
Monkey see. Click. Swipe. Reward.
But how do we learn, in this age of distraction? A new book The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World explores the implications of, and brain science behind, this evolution (some might say devolution).