Susmita Baral

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Susmita Baral

Susmita is a NYC based writer covering science, health, technology and culture.

Fitness Trackers Are Terrible At Counting Calories

Fitness Trackers Are Terrible At Counting Calories

A fitness wearable promises to aid you in your quest for a healthier life by providing data on how your body responds to physical activity. They’re good at providing some bits of information and not so good at others. In particular, a new small-scaled study from Stanford University suggests that…

Twitter Changed Their Privacy Policy, So Update Your Settings

Twitter Changed Their Privacy Policy, So Update Your Settings

Twitter introduced an updated privacy policy this week that has users worried about how their private information is being tracked, stored and used. In the policy, the micro-blogging platform announced its plans to discontinue a privacy preference it previously honoured, store your cookies for a longer period of time, and…