Milagros Lester

Milagros Lester

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Confusing? Yes. Geeky? As all hell. But also absolutely fascinating? Definitely.
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An order guide has turned up online that shows Jeep intends to launch a couple of new model options for the Gladiator mid-sized pickup. The 2021 Jeep Gladiator line will include a Willys version and an 80th Anniversary Edition according to the leak. Both versions are packed with special exterior and interior enhancements. The 2021 Gladiator Willys features 17-inch black … Continue reading
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As someone living in Australia... thank you.
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In his free time, the billionaire philanthropist also takes walks in his neighborhood, but always wears a mask
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Samsung Unpacked 2020 is only a couple of days away, but that won’t dissuade Samsung from teasing and previewing the heck out of what’s expected to be its big Galaxy Note 20 launch. We’re already readying ourselves for a five device flood on August 5, as per Samsung’s own mobile division chief, but now the company is wheeling in some … Continue reading
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Google has announced that it is getting rid of YouTube’s Community Contributions feature because it is hardly ever used on videos and when these captions are present, they’re often low-quality, spammy, or otherwise problematic. These captions aren’t going away immediately, however, with YouTube giving its users time to switch their videos to other caption options. If you’re unfamiliar with YouTube’s … Continue reading
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(National Research Council of Science & Technology) Research on solar cells to secure renewable energy sources are ongoing around the world. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in South Korea succeeded in developing eco-friendly color Cu(In,Ga)Se2 (CIGS) thin-film solar cells.
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Thousands of Chinese nationalists sent death threats to an author for writing a diary documenting the world's first coronavirus lockdown. Why?
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We were supposed to lock him up on a volcanic island on July 29, 2020.
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It just goes to show you that the blockchain is good for something – crime!
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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge A congressional hearing with the chief executives of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple has been rescheduled for noon Eastern time on Wednesday. Originally scheduled for Monday, the hearing was bumped back a few days to allow members of Congress to pay respects to the late Rep. John Lewis, who died July 17th. Lewis will lie in state at the US Capitol next week. The House Judiciary Committee hearing with Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, and Sundar Pichai will focus on the various antitrust issues each CEO’s company is dealing with. It’s part of a yearlong investigation into the tech sector’s anti-competitive behavior. The hearing will be conducted remotely to adhere to coronavirus social distancing guidelines. Twitter CEO Jack... Continue reading…
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Smaller housing, denser neighborhoods, and heat pumps are key.
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Garmin Fenix smartwatch and Garmin Connect app. | Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Garmin fitness devices have been left disconnected for nearly a day after the company suffered a major outage, possibly caused by a ransomware attack. The outage first reported by Garmin over 20 hours ago, as of this writing, affects Garmin wearables and apps, as well as Garmin call centers. “We are currently experiencing an outage that affects Garmin.com and Garmin Connect. This outage also affects our call centers, and we are currently unable to receive any calls, emails or online chats,” wrote the company on Twitter and its Garmin Connect website. The outage as seen from the Garmin Connect app. Garmin Connect is the service that allows owners of Garmin devices like Forerunner smartwatches to obsessively track... Continue reading…
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(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite obtained visible imagery as Tropical Storm Hanna formed in the Gulf of Mexico and continued to organize. A new animation from NASA shows how Hanna developed and intensified as it heads toward landfall in Texas this weekend.
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It’s been a couple of years since we’ve seen a new version of Gorilla Glass, but today, Corning announced just that. Corning has revealed Gorilla Glass Victus, a new type of strengthened glass for smartphones that should (hopefully) be better at preventing scratches and damage. For what it’s worth, Corning says that Victus is the strongest Gorilla Glass it’s manufactured … Continue reading
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Elon also put out a call to attract new, excited and brilliant manufacturing engineers to Tesla during the company's earnings call.
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60 fps will make the movement appear much smoother and more realistic, with less motion blur.
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In two weeks, Samsung will be holding its 2020 Galaxy Unpacked event. It will reveal a plethora of new devices on August 5 including the ... The post Samsung Life Unstoppable event scheduled for September 2 appeared first on Gizchina.com.
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Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more.More than 140 offenders were housed in hotels and B&Bs after being released from prison during lockdown in a “last resort” by the government. The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said the decision to move freed inmates into hotels was made in a bid to prevent offenders becoming homeless and to reduce the risk of spreading Covid-19.Of the 304 prisoners who were due for release and provided with accommodation, 136 were housed in hotels or B&Bs after all other options were exhausted, the MoJ said.Meanwhile, of the 172 offenders released under the End of Custody Temporary Release scheme – in which prisoners who are within two months of their release date are temporarily released from custody – six were housed in hotels.An MoJ spokesman said: “All offenders due for release are thoroughly risk-assessed and hotels have only been used as a last resort to reduce any potential spread of coronavirus.“These temporary measures are part of the unprecedented response to the pandemic which has helped protect the NHS and save lives.”The MoJ has been using hotels as part of its Conditional Release Date accommodation (CRD) scheme which launched in May and will run until the end of this month.The ministry said the scheme also helped former prisoners with their long-term resettlement and rehabilitation.It comes after a survey by NHS England found that inmates at the closed category women’s jails HMP Send and HMP Downview in Surrey felt their physical and mental health had “deteriorated” due to lockdown restrictions.Chief inspector of prisons Peter Clarke said: “The suspension of visits has had a particularly acute impact in the women’s estate; many prisoners in Send and Downview had not seen their children for over three months.“Video calling provision had only recently been rolled out in both sites, which women appreciated.” Related... Boris Johnson Says Social Distancing Might End In November Exclusive: AstraZeneca 'Could Price Poor Out Of Covid Vaccine After Pandemic'
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Some retailers are still selling the iPhone 8 despite Apple discontinuing the device. But you should just get the new iPhone SE instead.
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The older 1-800 number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline will remain operational.
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Star Trek is filled with fantastic guest actors, but there are perhaps few more prolific, as prominent, or as downright varied as Jeffrey Combs.
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(Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) Electric field modulation of the graphene-adsorbate interaction induces unique van der Waals (vdW) bonding which were previously assumed to be randomized by thermal energy after the electric field is turned off. We show that the vdW bonding lasts for hours after turning-off the electric field, exhibiting a charge-transfer and carrier scattering memory useful for 'beyond sensing' applications in molecular identification, memory devices and conformational switches.
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The rare find suggests H. erectus toolmakers were more versatile than we realized.
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Let’s face it, robots are cool. They’re also going to run the world some day, and hopefully, at that time they will take pity on their poor soft fleshy creators (a.k.a. robotics developers) and help us build a space utopia filled with plenty. I’m joking of course, but only sort of. In my ambition to have some small influence over the matter, I took a course in autonomous robot control theory last year, which culminated in my building a Python-based robotic simulator that allowed me to practice control theory on a simple, mobile, programmable robot. In this article, I’m going to show how to… This story continues at The Next Web
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The rumored AirPods 3 could – and probably should – look more like the AirPods Pro than their predecessors.
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It only takes a few weeks of living in a busy city where the streets and pavements are crammed with tourists to appreciate the genius behind Yosef Lerner’s Pedestrian Horn invention.It makes the most useful feature of a car – its blaring horn – available to those who prefer to walk.The Pedestrian Horn is worn around the neck with a seatbelt strap so that the steering wheel – which appears to have been lifted from a swanky Cadillac – hangs at the perfect height to make the horn button readily and easily accessible.Lerner demonstrates the extreme usefulness of his creation in a video shot in and around New York where, not surprisingly, it’s just as effective at grabbing the attention of drivers as it is at startling selfie-snapping tourists.Why do people feel the need to frame their photos in the middle of a busy pavement when visiting a different city?Lerner has listed the Pedestrian Horn as being available for sale – in a limited run of 10 horns – on his personal website for $699 (£544), which sounds a little expensive until you find yourself trying to fight your way past a group of people who’ve decided to catch up on the past 30 years of their lives at a busy intersection.
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With Disney last month revealing what it will and won't have when it launches its streaming service Disney Plus in November, it's become apparent that there are a few Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) titles missing.A new video released Sunday on Marvel's YouTube channel cements the underwhelming hole in Marvel's cinematic lineup.While Disney Plus tweeted out what seemed like a never-ending list of launch titles back in mid-October, there were scant MCU movies to be seen, as reported earlier by Digital Spy.At launch, Disney Plus tweeted it will have Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man, Iron Man 3, Captain Marvel, Thor: The Dark World, Guardians of the Galaxy and Ant-Man.Almost a month after these announcements, Disney Plus said it has now also moved up Avengers: Endgame to be available to stream at launch.AvengersEndgame is coming to DisneyPlus.
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the Entries in the gamingsektorn has been significantly reduced in number over the past few years, the companies have chosen to be acquired instead.But now Redeye spelanalytiker Thomas Otterbeck for a change.the game developers Avalanche Studios and Fatshark have both been identified as two of the industry's hottest börskandidater over the last couple of years.as early as January 2018 and lifted Thomas Otterbeck, an analyst at Redeye, arrive Back at a noteringskandidat.However, a couple of months later, I stepped out of the Danish Nordisk Film, into the picture and bought the company for 1.2 billion dollars.In this area there is a lot of flops and flips, and, in particular Avalanches of the cases, it has been mostly a flop in the last couple of years, I think we would first like to see a couple of flips before, it should be noted,” said Thomas Otterbeck.
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