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arstechnica.com — In the US, it's cheaper to build and operate wind farms than buy fossil fuels. Wind is even cheaper at the moment because of a tax credit given to renewable energy generation. But that credit is in the process of fading out, leading to long term uncertainty in a power market where demand is general…
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electrek.co — As electric bicycles have become more popular and more affordable, their use has taken off around the world. Today there are e-bikes available for as little as $499, while many great quality options can still be found for under $1,500. That has created a large base of e-bike riders, which helped th…
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unilad.co.uk — For many people, the ‘back to school’ shop was a regular fixture of the summer holidays. Whether you were someone who got excited by new stationery or not, the pre-school purchase of a new pencil case, pens, books, maybe even a new back pack, was as inevitable as forgetting what day of the week it …
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engadget.com — The system was trained on instrument tracks from 665 songs.   Sony is the latest company to dip its toes into AI-powered music. The company revealed this week that its researchers have created a machine learning model that can create kick-drum tracking. According to Sony, the artificial intelligen…
06.08.2019 0 comments From Alex
theverge.com — After a failed attempt at the end of July, French inventor Franky Zapata successfully crossed the English Channel early this morning on his Flyboard Air, a jet-powered hoverboard. Zapata departed from Sangatte, France and arrived in Dover, England 22 minutes later, reaching speeds of up to 106 mile…
05.08.2019 0 comments From Alex
quantamagazine.org — Three experiments have vetted quantum Darwinism, a theory that explains how quantum possibilities can give rise to objective, classical reality. It’s not surprising that quantum physics has a reputation for being weird and counterintuitive. The world we’re living in sure doesn’t feel quantum mechan…
29.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
futurism.com — Sony claims its new wearable air conditioner, the Reon Pocket, can drop your body's surface temperature by 23 degrees Fahrenheit. Full Article >>
28.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
scientificamerican.com — The spacecraft is set to harness the power of sunlight alone to alter its orbit around Earth. A square of silvery foil large enough to cover the floor of a boxing ring is now circling high above Earth. What it is about to do next may change the course of spaceflight. The Planetary Society’s LightS…
24.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
wired.com — Elon Musk doesn’t think his newest endeavor, revealed Tuesday night after two years of relative secrecy, will end all human suffering. Just a lot of it. Eventually. At a presentation at the California Academy of Sciences, hastily announced via Twitter and beginning a half hour late, Musk presented …
18.07.2019 0 comments From Alex
breitbart.com — FaceApp now owns access to images of over 150 million users’ faces and names, according to a Wednesday-published Forbes report. Owned by Russian parent company Wireless Labs, FaceApp is a popular mobile app allowing users to add visual effects to photos of their faces to alter their facial expressi…
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