A UX designer breaks down the intentionally malicious design of Trump’s campaign website

Elroy Mariano

Beyond a mere source of entertainment, the video-sharing social media app TikTok has become a hub for quick educational videos, as users turn its 60-second video format into an opportunity to share interesting and informative lessons. User experience (UX) designer Mary Formanek (@UXWithMary) has become a viral TikTok influencer in this regard, in particular for her series of TikTok explainer videos breaking down politicians’ campaign websites for laypersons who may not know a lot about design. 

One recent series of Formanek’s videos that blew up featured her explaining the design principles behind Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign website. In these TikTok videos, Formanek describes how Trump’s campaign uses design principles in a shady way, to manipulate users into getting trapped on donation pages and accidentally donating more money than they might intend. As Formanek explains, this practice — of using design psychology to obfuscate and manipulate rather than illuminate — is

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UC San Diego Health First Facility in the U.S. to Install Canon Medical’s 3T MRI System with AI-Based Reconstruction Technology

Elroy Mariano

Vantage Galan with Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) Provides High-Quality Images and Fast Exam Times

Clinicians at the University of California, San Diego Health now have access to Canon Medical Systems USA Inc.’s most advanced MR technology, the Vantage Galan 3T system, with Advanced intelligent Clear-IQ Engine (AiCE) Deep Learning Reconstruction (DLR), for innovative imaging capabilities for neurology, musculoskeletal (MSK) and non-contrast MRA exams.

The Vantage Galan 3T system is designed for streamlined workflow with exceptional image quality, while maximizing patient comfort during exams. Clinicians at University of California, San Diego Health are using the system for a full range of MR exams, from breast imaging to neurology and MSK imaging. With AiCE, the system brings the power of AI to routine imaging, allowing clinicians at the facility to explore more possibilities in improving patient care than ever before, with fast exams that produce high-quality diagnostic images with increased resolution

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Quantum Computer Developed by Chinese Physicists May Achieve Quantum Supremacy One Million Times Greater than Sycamore from Google

Elroy Mariano

The team at Quantum Resistant Ledger (QRL), a post-Quantum value store and decentralized communication layer, notes that there’s recently been what appears to be “another quantum leap” in the field of quantum computing.

The QRL team states:

“The team at @ustc potentially achieved ‘quantum supremacy’ one million times greater than the record currently held by Sycamore. Things can advance quickly and unexpectedly, and $QRL is ready for it, today.”

As reported by the SCMP, China now claims that it has taken “a quantum leap” with a machine that may be able to process information a million times faster than Google’s latest quantum computer, called Sycamore.

Physicist Pan Jianwei and his research team may have achieved quantum supremacy, however, we need more verification at this time. Jianwei’s team is backed by the Chinese government.

He works as a physicist at the University of Science and Technology of China, where he

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Behind the scenes of the US Air Force’s second test of its game-changing battle management system

Elroy Mariano

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. — It’s Sept. 2, the day before the U.S. Air Force’s second test of its new developmental battle management system. Tomorrow, troops will attempt to defend the American homeland against a simulated cruise missile attack using air- and ground-launched missiles as well as a high-velocity bullet.

But the success of the experiment ultimately rides on a makeshift control center set up at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, which Defense News and several other media outlets were invited to see on Wednesday. The control center displays a digital picture of the battlefield that seems to give an almost omniscient view of both American and adversarial capabilities.

In the movies, this is how command-and-control systems work: Troops toil on modern computers with stylish-looking graphic interfaces that, with a click of a button, pull up real-time maps of Russian missile sites or live data on the availability of fighter

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The Chef’n Garliczoom Minces Garlic in Seconds

Elroy Mariano

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One alternative to this cycle of chopping and washing is a $13 tool that does all the work for you. The Chef’n Garliczoom looks like a toy, and it kind of is one. It’s a round container that comes with a built-in blade that moves and chops with each roll. Imagine your younger self playing with a toy car— you’ll use the same motions for the Garliczoom, and according to shoppers, you’ll have just as good of a time. 

“These roller mincers are fun and effective,” wrote one five-star reviewer. “Plus they rinse out quickly, are easy to load, and separate the paper skin from the meat.”

The gadget has a vast following—nearly 1,300 reviewers have given it a solid 4.4-star rating—thanks to

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