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Like Instagram’s Nametags, which worked with a QR code to be scanned by viewers in order to get more information on products identified in a photo, Snapchat’s new Scan camera feature quenches our mind’s need for thinking. The feature is an impressive AI technology that has been years in the making as Snapchat has been continuously adding several identification app partners to increase the array of products Scan can recognize, including dogs. When activated, the Scan makes several screens pop up displaying information about a particular product in the photo you are looking at as well as links to where…

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We all know the importance of sleep for our basic functioning in life, yet most of us can’t put our screens away at night when we know it’s past our planned bedtime. Sleep cycles are hindered, roommates get angry, necks stiffened in the process of getting just one more swipe in. How Modern Medicine Explains Your Sleep Procrastination Sleep experts attribute this to various causes including genetics, lack of self-regulation, maybe even some FOMO going on. These experts offer a variety of sleep routines involving winding-down schedules as the go to solution. If the problem is that you are wanting…

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Lately, I’ve been reading a lot about the epidemic of anxiety in America. It is affecting people of all ages and the factors contributing to anxiety are many. Still, the root cause of the affliction remains a mystery, specially when it comes to explaining anxiety in teens. The addiction to electronics remains a top concern. We would all be wise to put our phones down and pick up a book or play a table game every once in a while, adults and teens alike. But, after getting through another of my customary abstentions from coffee for a week — note,…

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