Institute for the Bio-Cultural Study of Religion

Exploring the Nexus of Culture, Mind & Religion

Science On Religion.org

Visit IBCSR's public outreach site for the latest news on research in the scientific study of religion.

IBCSR Research Review

IBCSR Research Review is a free email newsletter surveying recent work in the scientific study of religion.

Exploring My Religion.org

emr sq80Get instant feedback on your spirituality and contribute to scientific research at Exploring My Religion.org.

Religion, Brain & Behavior

The flagship journal in the bio-cultural study of religion, included in an IBCSR membership. Read more about the journal.

Membership

Membership includes many benefits, including a discounted journal subscription; read more here. Join IBCSR today!

News Feeds

NYT > Technology

Technology
NYT > Technology
  1. Hewlett-Packard Revenue and Cash Flow Improve, but Earnings Fall
    Restructuring and cost management initiated by Meg Whitman were reflected in third-quarter earnings.






  2. Nickel Allergies on Rise as Devices Meet Skin
    Some consumers are finding that their electronic devices cause allergic reactions, a problem that is increasing as the devices become wearable.






  3. Bits Blog: UPS Confirms Security Breach
    The hacking is the latest in a string of incidents at major retailers, including Target, Neiman Marcus and Supervalu.






  4. Disruptions: At Burning Man, the Tech Elite One-Up One Another
    The rich are flown in on private planes, then picked up at the Burning Man airport, driven to their camp and served like kings and queens for a week.
  5. DealBook: Thumbtack, an Online Market for Services, Raises $100 Million
    The online marketplace for hiring workers for complete tasks has raised $150 million of financing to date, including from Google Capital and Sequoia Capital.






  6. Machine Learning: Sharing, and Borrowing From, the Vacation Album
    Collaborative online albums allow people to submit photos and share photos, and they can generally be shared with only the people you choose.






  7. Q&A: Making Old Video Less Shaky
    Plus, how to change the password that unlocks a Windows 8.1 tablet.






  8. State of the Art: Police Cameras Can Shed Light, but Raise Privacy Concerns
    Cameras worn by officers are being deployed in a rising number of police departments across the country, in some cases exposing problem officers.






  9. DealBook: Infineon to Buy International Rectifier, a Chip Maker, for $3 Billion
    The merger, the biggest ever by Infineon, will bolster the Germany manufacturer’s presence in Asia and the United States.






  10. Bits Blog: Michael Halbherr, Head of Nokia’s Mapping Division, Steps Down
    Mr. Halbherr is the latest casualty in the corporate shake-up after Microsoft’s purchase of Nokia’s handset business.






  11. Case Study: Yesware’s Matthew Bellows on His Ironic Challenge
    The chief executive of Yesware has come up with three solutions to address weak software sales. Outside experts offer advice on which path to pursue.
  12. App Smart: Games for Your Itchy Trigger Finger
    First-person shooters, from retro to sophisticated. Also, Foursquare’s Swarm app comes to Windows Phone.






  13. Sinosphere Blog: Theaters in China Screen Movies, and Viewers’ Text Messages
    With a “bullet screen,” moviegoers’ comments are projected on screen while a film is playing so that at any given time, a scene may be overlaid with multiple text messages.
  14. Bits Blog: Square Expands Its Cash Advance Service
    A deal with Victory Park Capital, a Chicago-based firm known for backing small-business financing ventures, will broaden the start-up’s efforts to provide small capital extensions.






  15. DealBook: Overstock to Allow International Customers to Pay in Bitcoin
    The move by popular retailers like Overstock to accept Bitcoins for international transactions could lead to more widespread adoption of the virtual currency.






  16. Despite Lip Service, Silicon Valley Venture Capital Still a Man’s World
    In recent years, the industry’s gender balance hasn’t budged, even as other industries with poor gender diversity show improvements.
  17. RadioShack in Need of Rewiring
    RadioShack’s ubiquitous stores flourished when consumers fixed their own gadgets. Now, the chain is trying out brighter, more inviting stores to lure shoppers.
  18. Steve Ballmer Quits Microsoft Board, Citing His Outside Duties
    The tech company’s former chief executive said new responsibilities, including ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, have made him too busy to serve.






  19. Reviews: Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, Metrico, Hohokum and Road Not Taken
    Reviews of Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, a satire on celebrity culture; Metrico, a puzzle game for Sony’s Vita mobile console; and other releases.
  20. Video: Nicholas Felton’s Quantified Life
    An information designer who used to work at Facebook, Mr. Felton has tracked almost every aspect of his life, from the miles he’s walked to the average length of his personal conversations.






You are here: Home