We may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more. Save some money today! John Levite 15 Dec 2019 0 We've gathered all of the day's best deals on tech and more below to save you having to hunt them down alone. Most are limited in time, so make sure you don't miss out. Best Deals December 15 Sony true wireless earbuds Google Pixel 3a smartphone Sony 85-inch 4K HDR TV Apple HomePod with gift card Anker PowerWave wireless charging pad Oculus Go VR headset Vizio 36-inch sound bar TaoTronics true wireless earbuds Sony WF-1000XM3 true wireless earbuds - $30 off The Sony earbuds use indsutry-leading noise-cancelling technology with a QN1e HD processor, and they have 24bit audio signal processing for improved sound quality. That means you get a full range of powerful sound without the distracting noises of the everyday world around you. Plus, the earbuds have smart listening technology that automatically switches to an ambient sound mode based on your … [Read more...] about Sunday’s best deals: true wireless earbuds, the Pixel 3a, and more!
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Harford County Public Library's 8th Annual Comic Con, a celebration of all things nerdy, will be held October 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bel Air Library, 100 East Pennsylvania Avenue. All Comic Con activities are free of charge. All day events at Comic Con include virtual reality exploration, board games, paint and take figures, green screen photo opportunities, child-friendly crafts and augmented reality coloring sheets, Magic the Gathering, Pokemon and recycled book art. Other activities include Dungeon & Dragons, crafts, sewing tutorials, trivia, discussion panels, vendors and more. A costume contest with prizes will also be held. Special activities include "Retro Video Games" from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; "Nerdy Storytime" from 10:15 to 11 a.m.; "Star War Bloxels and Labo" from noon to 1 p.m.; "Character Development in Comics Panel" from noon to 1 p.m.; "Injustice 2 Video Game Tournament, Rated Mature" from 1 to 5 p.m.; "Dragon Eye Craft" from 2 to 3 p.m.; "Sew a Harry Potter … [Read more...] about Get Your Geek on With 8th Comic Con October 20
Shooting and sharing videos has never been so easy, with a wide selection of mobile apps available to capture, edit and distribute your footage. Some are squeezed-down smartphone versions of powerful, desktop, video-editing software, while others are inventive new tools for the Instagram generation of social sharers. There are specialist video-making apps for special effects, stop-motion and even virtual reality film-making, and novelty apps to raise a smile with face swapping or retro filters. Here are 20 of the best apps to try in 2016, whatever your level of expertise. iMovie (iOS) If you’re looking to edit video on an iPhone or iPad, Apple’s own app continues to be one of the most accessible options. Simple touch controls belie powerful tools for editing your clips together, before sharing them with friends.All free unless otherwise stated Vine (Android/iOS) Twitter’s Vine app started off as a way to make looping six-second videos, but it recently announced plans … [Read more...] about The 20 best apps for making videos
Harford County Public Library celebrates Black History Month in February with six events at library locations throughout the county. The Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Iota Nu Chapter, will make its annual book presentation to Harford County Public Library on Saturday, February 2, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Havre de Grace Library, 120 North Union Avenue. This year's book is "Gentlemen's Guide to Tailored Clothing Style," and the author, Charles P. Summers, will speak at the dedication. "African American Genealogy: Beyond the Basics" is the topic of a discussion that takes place Monday, February 4, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Edgewood Library, 629 Edgewood Road. Designed for genealogists with experience, this session will explore the library's digital resources, popular genealogy databases such as Ancestry.com, independent record repositories such as the Freedmen's Bureau, and federal and state government websites. There will also be a discussion of how slave narratives, census records, … [Read more...] about Harford County Public Library Hosts Black History Month Events
Source: Simon Hayhurst/Flickr Status quo bias is a cognitive bias that explains our preference for familiarity. Many of us tend to resist change and prefer the current state of affairs. How powerful is this cognitive bias? Consider this thought experiment from the renowned philosopher, Robert Nozick: "Suppose there was an experience machine that would give you any experience you desired. Super-duper neuropsychologists could stimulate your brain so that you would think and feel like you were writing a great novel, or making a friend, or reading an interesting book. All the time you would be floating in a tank, with electrodes attached to your brain. Of course, while in the tank you won't know that you're there; you'll think that it's all actually happening. Would you plug into this machine for life?" For most of us, our intuition is to say no. We might say something like, “There is more to life than pleasure," and cite the importance of our relationships with … [Read more...] about How Powerful Is Status Quo Bias?