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Screentime can make you feel sick – here are ways to manage cybersickness

Your devices can trigger symptoms similar to motion sickness. Bakal/Stock via Getty Images Plus Angelica Jasper, Iowa State University Do you ever feel like the light of your computer screen is burrowing into your eyes and making your head pulse? Or feel dizzy or nauseous after looking at your phone? While you might think these

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Ecologists compare accuracy of lidar technologies for monitoring forest vegetation

As light detection and ranging (lidar) technology evolves, forest ecology and ecological restoration researchers have been using these tools in a wide range of applications. “We needed an accounting of relative accuracy and errors among lidar platforms within a range of forest types and structural configurations,” said associate professor Andrew Sánchez Meador, executive director of NAU’s

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Probe: Journalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets

An investigation by a global media consortium based on leaked targeting data provides further evidence that military-grade malware from Israel-based NSO Group, the world’s most infamous hacker-for-hire outfit, is being used to spy on journalists, human rights activists and political dissidents. From a list of more than 50,000 cellphone numbers obtained by the Paris-based journalism

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Our Ever-Dwindling Attention Span

There are so many crises that make the news, all of which are digested in bite-size morsels: political divisiveness, crime and policing, race relations, environmentalism, and the list goes on. What’s not on the list but should be?  Our short and ever-dwindling attention span. I’d happily take a bite-sized version of our concentration disorder. Consider

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Global glitch: Swaths of internet go down after cloud outage

Dozens of websites went down briefly around the globe Tuesday, including CNN, The New York Times and Britain’s government home page, after an outage at the cloud computing service Fastly, illustrating how vital a small number of behind-the-scenes companies have become to running the internet. The sites that could not be reached also included some

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Sparklight® Invests $27 Million to Keep Prescott & Cottonwood Connected

 Sparklight® is working to bridge the digital divide and connect residents and businesses to what matters most with infrastructure investments of more than $27 million over the past three years to provide fast and reliable internet service to the Prescott and Cottonwood areas. “As a result of the company’s continued investment in our network, we

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