Thoughts, information and reflections about technology


Discussions about technology and health including health risks and improvements in health from technology.

Don’t sleep next to your cell phone (or carry it in your pocket)

There is  a new study that says you should keep your distance from your cell phone.

The research suggests cellphones could increase our risk for brain cancer and tumors, low sperm count, headaches, as well as impaired memory, hearing, and sleep.”

This does make sense. Radiation can affect the body. Cell Phones are a source of radiation. Continue reading

Bias Lighting for your TV and monitor plus color temperature adjustment – Save your eyes!!

I was under the assumption that the best way to view a TV was to have the room dark.  Apparently this isn’t the cast for TVs or monitors.  The idea is to have lighting behind the TV.

This article from howtogeek gives a more detailed explanation.

A couple of months ago, I added an application called flux to my computer. The application changes the color temperature of your monitor to match incandescent lights after sunset. For my unsophisticated eye, it means it makes it less white and a bit dimmer. Changing the color temperature at night is supposed to help your body rhythms.  My experience with this free app has been very positive. Continue reading

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