Daily Archives: March 23, 2019

Here’s how many avocados it would take to kill you

https://www.popsci.com/how-many-avocados-it-would-take-to-kill-you?dom=rss-default&src=syn Science You really can have too much of a good thing. You really can have too much of a good thing. Case in point: have you ever asked yourself how much chocolate would do you in? via Popular Science … Continue reading

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This supercomputer will perform 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 operations per second

https://www.popsci.com/aurora-supercomputer-quintillion-operations?dom=rss-default&src=syn Technology Understanding Aurora, by the numbers. Aurora will be able carry out a quintillion operations each second—a billion billion. via Popular Science – New Technology, Science News, The Future Now https://ift.tt/2k2uJQn March 21, 2019 at 04:23PM

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How to Automate Parenting With IFTTT 

https://offspring.lifehacker.com/how-to-automate-parenting-with-ifttt-1833498110 IFTTT, the tool that lets you automate your digital life, can help any parent whose mental load has reached max capacity—and you kind of feel like a tech magician every time you use it. Here are some great IFTTT … Continue reading

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All the Game Streaming Services Google Stadia Is Up Against

https://gizmodo.com/all-the-game-streaming-services-google-stadia-is-up-aga-1833457411 Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) This week Google announced Stadia, a gaming service that runs from the cloud rather than a console in your living room or a souped-up gaming rig in your study. The concept of streaming games over … Continue reading

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I Tried Google Maps’ Experimental Walking Directions of the Future

https://gizmodo.com/i-tried-google-maps-experimental-walking-directions-of-1833225629 Augmented reality is coming to Google Maps.Image: Google The perfect scenario for Google’s new Visual Position System, or VPS, is one you’ve probably been in already: Emerging from a subway station in a strange city. You’ve got your route … Continue reading

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MIT’s AI can train neural networks faster than ever before

https://www.engadget.com/2019/03/22/mit-ai-automated-neural-network-design/ In an effort "to democratize AI," researchers at MIT have found a way to use artificial intelligence to train machine-learning systems much more efficiently. Their hope is that the new time- and cost-saving algorithm will allow resource-strapped researchers and … Continue reading

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AT&T’s “5G E” is actually slower than Verizon and T-Mobile 4G, study finds

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1478303 Enlarge / Screenshot from an AT&T commercial. 0 with 0 posters participating AT&T’s “5G E” service is slightly slower than Verizon’s and T-Mobile’s advanced 4G LTE networks, a study by OpenSignal has found. As Ars readers know, AT&T renamed … Continue reading

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