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This software sees if your brain is busy before interrupting

There’s a modern-day malady that everyone suffers from – getting distracted by phone notifications in the middle of something important and struggling to regain focus again. But now computer scientists have developed software that automatically screens out low-priority emails or texts. It’s called Phylter, and uses a headband to detect when you’re concentrating on something. Changes in blood flow in the prefrontal cortex can signal brain activity, allowing the program

This software sees if your brain is busy before interrupting

There’s a modern-day malady that everyone suffers from – getting distracted by phone notifications in the middle of something important and struggling to regain focus again. But now computer scientists have developed software that automatically screens out low-priority emails or texts. It’s called Phylter, and uses a headband to detect when you’re concentrating on something. Changes in blood flow in the prefrontal cortex can signal brain activity, allowing the program

Dombrowski says there were no contract talks with Tigers (Yahoo Sports)

Dave Dombrowski says there had been no talks with Tigers ownership about a new contract, so as the end of the season drew closer, he began to have doubts about his future in Detroit. ”You’re sort of suspicious there’s a chance it could go the other direction,” Dombrowski said. The Tigers announced Tuesday that Dombrowski’s tenure as president and general manager was over, naming Al Avila the new GM.

Dombrowski says there were no contract talks with Tigers (Yahoo Sports)

Dave Dombrowski says there had been no talks with Tigers ownership about a new contract, so as the end of the season drew closer, he began to have doubts about his future in Detroit. ”You’re sort of suspicious there’s a chance it could go the other direction,” Dombrowski said. The Tigers announced Tuesday that Dombrowski’s tenure as president and general manager was over, naming Al Avila the new GM.

Blue Jays' Aaron Sanchez suspended 3 games, John Gibbons 1 (Yahoo Sports)

Toronto pitcher Aaron Sanchez was suspended for three games and manager John Gibbons for one for their roles in Sunday’s brawling game between the Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals. Major League Baseball on Tuesday also fined Sanchez an undisclosed sum for intentionally throwing at Alcides Escobar with warnings in place during the top of the eighth inning of Toronto’s 7-6 win. Sanchez contends his pitch just got away.

Updated: Best printer: our recommendations for inkjets and lasers

Overview and inkjets #1-5 This article was recently updated. In choosing the right printer, your first decision should be whether to go for a standard printer, or a multifunction device that includes a scanner and that can also work as a standalone copier. These aren’t much larger than regular printers, but they’re a whole lot more versatile, especially when you need to keep a copy of a letter, a bill

Harrods celebrates love of craft through multichannel campaign

Image from Harrods’ August Made With Love magazine issue British department store Harrods is showcasing the passion behind the handcrafted luxury goods it sells with a month-long storewide campaign that brings artisans and consumers together. During Made With Love, the store will host a number of limited-edition and exclusive items designed specifically for the retailer and will also bring in representatives from brands to provide demonstrations or personalization services. Introducing

Harrods celebrates love of craft through multichannel campaign

Image from Harrods’ August Made With Love magazine issue British department store Harrods is showcasing the passion behind the handcrafted luxury goods it sells with a month-long storewide campaign that brings artisans and consumers together. During Made With Love, the store will host a number of limited-edition and exclusive items designed specifically for the retailer and will also bring in representatives from brands to provide demonstrations or personalization services. Introducing