“In Google Maps, we use aggregated, anonymized data showing how busy certain types of places are — helping identify when a local business tends to be the most crowded,” Jen Fitzpatrick, SVP of Geo and Karen DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer at Google Health, wrote in a blog post. “We have heard from public health officials that this same type of aggregated, anonymized data could be helpful as they make critical decisions to combat COVID-19.” … [Read more...] about Google Maps data shows whether people in your area are staying at home
Staying safe in the sun
Spring has officially arrived which means flowers will come in full bloom and the grass turns green once more. Nowadays, it may be safer for us to stay in the confines of our home but that doesn’t mean we can’t breathe in some fresh air and have some fun in our yards. Picnics and barbeques can still be well on the way if we’ve done our responsibility as homeowners to mow our lawns. The thought of cutting grass is hardly exciting but it sure is one thing while we’re stuck at home. If you don’t have a lawn mower hiding in the shed, you can buy a cheap lawn mower and expect it to deliver optimal results. And we’ve made it simpler for you by pooling together the best lawn mower deals available right now. … [Read more...] about These are the best lawn mower deals for April 2020
Your budget is understandably a factor to consider but you’d want to make sure your humidifier is able to cover your room’s square footage. Although it is safe to assume that bigger units can humidify larger areas, you want it to be just the right size to avoid condensation on surfaces that could lead to mold growth. Next up is the water tank’s capacity as this would determine how long it can run in a given period of time and how frequent you’d have to refill it. You’d also want to check if the water tank is easy to remove to prevent messy spills. … [Read more...] about These are the best humidifier deals for April 2020
“I do think one can try to balance emotional self-preservation with a civic duty to stay informed,” said Jenni. “We don’t need to watch hours of news or listen to public radio all day to get the basics of the situation down each day. Still, there’s a danger of self-deception here: Some people will say they can’t bear to know what’s going on, when in fact they could and should bear it. But if someone just decides, ‘I’ve had enough of this bad news’ and unplugs completely, they are failing in the moral obligations.” … [Read more...] about Is it ethical to do a digital detox during the coronavirus pandemic?
The Sony X850G offers the same 3,840 x 2,160 resolution as the other TVs — but if there’s one thing that justifies the premium price, it is its exclusive 4K X-Reality PRO, empowered by the 4K Processor X1. What this does is it creates photorealistic shot-by-shot visuals with incredibly lucid detail work that converts an already captivating 4K video into cinematic dynamite. Lifelike colors and world-class color accuracy make this TV a must-have for any self-respecting cinephile. Not only that but with IPS technology built into its display, you never lose image quality no matter where you’re angled towards the TV, allowing for wide audience reach. … [Read more...] about These 75-inch LG, Samsung, Sony 4K TVs are on sale for up to $300 off