Daily Archives: July 9, 2018

Reuters Reporters To Face Trial In Myanmar After Covering Rohingya Massacre

https://www.npr.org/2018/07/09/627234234/reuters-reporters-to-face-trial-in-myanmar-after-covering-rohingya-crisis?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=news Wa Lone, 32, speaks to reporters as police escort him from the courthouse following his pretrial hearing Monday in Yongon. He is one of two Reuters reporters charged with breaking the country’s secrecy law, which carries the possibility of … Continue reading

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MIT researchers automate drug design with machine learning

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/06/mit-automate-drug-design-machine-learning/ Jin et al. Developing and improving medications is typically a long and very involved process. Chemists build and tweak molecules, sometimes aiming to create a new treatment for a specific disease or symptom, other times working to improve a … Continue reading

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NASA’s new climate science satellites switch on their lasers

https://www.engadget.com/2018/07/08/nasa-grace-fo-lasers-first-light/ NASA/JPL-Caltech NASA’s new climate-monitoring satellites, which SpaceX ferried to orbit in May, are almost ready to keep an eye on our planet’s ice sheets, atmosphere and ocean levels. On June 13th, the twin Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On … Continue reading

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Netflix is killing off user reviews

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1340365 reader comments 0 User reviews on Netflix will soon become a thing of the past. According to a CNET report, Netflix will remove user reviews from its service this summer. The removal rollout will happen in stages: by July … Continue reading

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“Stylish” extension with 2M downloads banned for tracking every site visit

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1340459 Enlarge / Google results sent to remote servers. reader comments 35 Google, Mozilla, and Opera have pulled a browser extension with more than two million downloads after it was caught tracking every website its users visited—and sending the data … Continue reading

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YouTuber’s Board Game Tutorials Teach The Rules Wrong, And Way Better

https://kotaku.com/youtubers-board-game-tutorials-teach-the-rules-wrong-a-1827397872 Jeff Kornberg’s YouTube channel, The Dragon’s Tomb, does not stand out from the throng of other channels hosting tutorials for board games. Like his peers, Kornberg explains the rules in a slow, gentle voice with frequent cutaways to each … Continue reading

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6 military technologies you didn’t know about

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/07/06/6-military-technologies-you-didn-t-know-about/ Ground X-Vehicle Technologies (GXV-T) is DARPA’s military program that aims to improve mobility, survivability, safety, and effectiveness. The main focus is to advance the technology for future combat vehicles. Learn more at darpa.mil Transcript: 6 military technologies you didn’t … Continue reading

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