If you can’t opt for a sit stand setup, you can at least invest in a gizmo that will improve your seated posture. It’s a wearable placed on your lower back, which then wirelessly connects to a smartphone app. It comes ready charged and provides real time feedback while you wear it; slouch forward, and it’ll gently buzz to remind you to sit up straight.
2. New Mexico (Bush, 50 percent): The coming fall election looks like a slam dunk for Democrats in the Land of Enchantment. Senate Republicans have given up on the open seat race to replace Pete Domenici, and House Democrats are optimistic about their chances in taking over two open seats.
The new guys Brinkley and Gachkar are MIKEs who can play all LB spots and Wilber has been a quality contributor. Marinelli wants flexible guys and whether McClain returns or not, I think a new LB next month is very likely. Either way, I feel good already if we trot out Lee and Hitchens on opening day nickel packages..
And then on Sunday, we’ll see the latest from heavy rockers American Hitmen. The group (seen above) have had a pretty steady career in Utah with their debut self titled album coming out in 2009 along with two EPs and a live album, not to mention a decent following online. Now they’re back with their sophomore release, Soundtrack Of Violence.
For the first time, GDC will play host to the Virtual Reality Developers Conference, a spin off summit dedicated to VR creators learning more about their 360 degree craft. VRDC will feature talks with such titles as “Enabling Hands in VR” and “This is Your Brain on VR: A Look at The Psychology of Doing VR Right.””It’s another example of how VR is legitimate now,” said Adam Orth, creator of “Adr1ft,” a first person VR experience set to launch alongside the Rift that transports players inside a stranded astronaut’s space suit.Orth is among the VR creators influenced by traditional games, films and apps who will in attendance at VRDC, confronting issues facing the emerging medium.”It’s still so new, and there are still so many challenges to overcome,” said Orth. “For instance, if someone is doing something simple as using a shovel in VR, how would that look and feel? It wouldn’t look and feel like it does in a typical game.
The Senate planned to give final congressional approval Monday evening to a 10 year extension of the prohibition against guns that can slip past metal detectors and X ray machines. The quarter century old ban has been renewed twice and would expire Tuesday without action. Some plastic guns meet the letter of current law with a metal piece that can be removed, making them a threat to be slipped past security screeners at schools, airports and elsewhere..