Daily Archives: October 16, 2018

Internet Celebrity Imprisoned for Short, Goofy Rendition of China’s National Anthem 

https://gizmodo.com/internet-celebrity-imprisoned-for-short-goofy-renditio-1829783491 Yang Kaili, a young internet star in China, was detained for five days for singing the country’s national anthem in a non-serious manner during a livestream. On October 7, clad in a fuzzy antler headband, Yang waved her hands … Continue reading

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Comcast complains it will make less money under Calif. net neutrality law

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1394975 0 California’s net neutrality law will cause “significant lost revenues” for Comcast, the nation’s largest cable company said in a court filing this month. Comcast described the net neutrality law’s potential impact on its ability to charge online service … Continue reading

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Infiltrator Benchmark Shows DLSS Performance

http://www.legitreviews.com/infiltrator-benchmark-shows-dlss-performance_208481 Posted by Nathan Kirsch | Tue, Oct 16, 2018 – 9:42 AM NVIDIA has touted how deep learning technology on their Turing GPU architecture will change gaming and is finally showing off some detailed benchmark results. NVIDIA is using … Continue reading

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Amazon makes Kindle Paperwhite waterproof—and it still starts at $129

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1394759 0 Amazon’s new Kindle Paperwhite is now waterproof and has more storage for more e-books. Amazon The IPX8 rating lets it withstand dunks in the pool, in the ocean, and other wet places. Amazon The 6-inch, 300ppi screen now … Continue reading

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Blue Origin and Jeff Bezos Want Us All to Leave Earth—for Good

https://www.wired.com/story/jeff-bezos-blue-origin It’s July 17 and the temperature in the West Texas desert is marching, predictably, toward 100 degrees. But the air is cool inside the one-story prefab building where Jeff Bezos, wearing a North Face hiking shirt and a cap … Continue reading

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The Engineer in the Google vs. Uber ‘Stolen Tech’ Case Really Was Terrible

https://jalopnik.com/the-engineer-in-the-google-vs-uber-stolen-tech-case-1829768721 Anthony Levandowski, the controversial former Google engineer at the center of the major lawsuit between Uber and Waymo over trade secrets last year, is the subject of a new extensive, scathing, head-spinning story featured in this month’s New Yorker. … Continue reading

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Skydivers Take Turns Falling Through A Ring Of Other Skydivers Holding Hands

https://geekologie.com/2018/10/skydivers-take-turns-falling-through-a-r.php This is a video of a bunch of skydivers holding hands to form a ring while other skydivers take turns falling through their little mile-high friendship circle. Why? I’m not really sure, but I assume they got bored of … Continue reading

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