Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

How a Turkish Airlines Jet Flew an Extra 800 Miles and Landed on Time

https://www.wired.com/story/turkish-airlines-flight-800-panama-city-istanbul Most of the time, passengers on Turkish Airlines Flight 800, flying from Panama City to Istanbul, can look down on Puerto Rico just after takeoff, then the blue of the Atlantic Ocean for a few hours, then Southern France … Continue reading

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Why China Can Do AI More Quickly and Effectively Than the US

https://www.wired.com/story/why-china-can-do-ai-more-quickly-and-effectively-than-the-us When Enrico Fermi decided to leave Benito Mussolini’s Italy and emigrate to the United States, he changed the global balance of power. After arriving in the US, Fermi led the world’s first self-sustaining nuclear reaction at the University of … Continue reading

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Google Play Movies upgrading past purchases to 4K UHD for free

https://slickdeals.net/f/12154504-google-play-movies-upgrading-past-purchases-to-4k-uhd-for-free?utm_source=rss&utm_content=ht&utm_medium=RSS2 Thumb Score: +67 PSA: Google Play Movies is now upgrading past purchases, either SD or HD to 4K UHD. https://www.blog.google/products/…movies-tv/ Quote: Movies you own will automatically be upgraded to 4K, on us: When 4K titles are available from participating … Continue reading

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China took nine years to build the world’s largest sea-crossing bridge

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/10/23/hong-kong-macau-zhuhai-bridge-open/ It took China nine years to go 34 miles from Hong Kong to Macau. That’s a rate of 0.00043 mph. Of course, a bridge was built along the way. Opening to the public tomorrow, the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhai bridge will … Continue reading

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BMW to recall 1.6 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk

https://www.autoblog.com/2018/10/23/bmw-recall-fire-risk/ FRANKFURT, Germany — BMW says it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire. BMW said Tuesday that in some diesel vehicles, coolant could leak from … Continue reading

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