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    Pentagon bans use of geolocators on fitness trackers and smartphones

    The Pentagon is banning deployed personnel from using fitness trackers, smartphones and potentially even dating apps that use geolocating features that could reveal the user's location. The ban was announced in a Pentagon memorandum issued Friday and signed by Deputy Secretary of Defense...
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    Are LED lights and smartphones making us sick?

    Over the last decade, much of Europe and the US have changed the way they illuminate city and town streets. Earlier this year, the World Journal of Biological Psychiatry published a paper by a group of prominent psychiatrists that warned of the potential effects of LED lighting on mental...
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    Have smartphones destroyed a generation?

    Interesting article. "I’ve been researching generational differences for 25 years, starting when I was a 22-year-old doctoral student in psychology. Typically, the characteristics that come to define a generation appear gradually, and along a continuum. Around 2012, I noticed abrupt shifts...
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    Colorado group wants to ban smartphones under the age of 13

    Yay or nay? Tim Farnum is leading the charge on a proposed ballot initiative in Colorado that would be the first of its kind in the country. Farnum's proposal would ban the sale of smartphones to children younger than 13, or more likely, to parents who intend to give the smartphone to kids in...