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The EU has just taken a big step toward establishing stronger right to repair rules, with the the European Parliament voting overwhelmingly in support of a resolution on a sustainable single market, according to iFixit.
Can we make a friendly Libre Desktop operating system with focus on simplicity, minimalist elegance, and usability?
A new survey found widespread concern among Americans about government tracking of their whereabouts through their digital devices, with an overwhelming majority saying that a warrant should be required to obtain such data.
Hardly any writer has chronicled their own drift toward death with more dignified composure and attentive aliveness than Alice James
Amazon has embarked on an extraordinary hiring binge this year, vacuuming up an average of 1,400 new workers a day and solidifying its power as online shopping becomes more entrenched in the coronavirus pandemic.
But if you surround yourself with independent-minded people, you'll have the opposite experience: hearing other people say surprising things will encourage you to, and to think of more.
Your brains most important job isnt thinking; its running the systems of your body to keep you alive and well.
People Cant Vacuum Or Use Their Doorbell Because Amazons Cloud Servers Are Down
The 1937 edition of the songbook is a 54-page monument to glassey-eyed corporate inhumanity, with every page overflowing with trite praise to The Company and Its Men.
The day of action includes strikes and protests from garment manufacturers in Bangladesh to call center workers in the Philippines to warehouse workers in the U.S., Europe, and Mexico.
There's room for a little novelty in most kinds of work, but in practice there's a fairly sharp distinction between the kinds of work where it's essential to be independent-minded, and the kinds where it's not.
Salesforce is in talks to acquire Slack, and a deal could be announced as soon as next week, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Id love to write full-time, but I struggle with confidence, self-discipline and focus. Will that change with a positive mindset? I set out on a mission to manifest 1,000 in five days.
Our recent large-scale analyses and lab experiments confirmed that simultaneous surges in sales of both Big Macs and kale salads are logical expressions of two key emotions that consumers are experiencing right now: disgust and fear.
The federal government has taken first steps to allow psilocybin-assisted therapy. A Victoria non-profit says much more can be done.
The English football season may be drawing to a close but behind the scenes, work is just getting started on a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit that could have major ramifications for the game.
The police surveillance center in Jackson, Mississippi, will be conducting a 45-day pilot program to live stream the security cameras, including Amazon Ring cameras, of participating residents.
Now, all three companies embody a new trend: Their chief executives are leaving the Bay Area. Dropbox CEO Drew Houston and Splunk CEO Douglas Merritt both recently bought homes in Austin, with plans to make the Texas capital their permanent residences,
Phase 3 interim analysis including 131 Covid-19 cases indicates that the vaccine is 70.4% effective when combining data from two dosing regimens
Fun, eh? Boring! Why dont we try to boot from a record player for a change?
Many of the apartments have vanished, too, absorbed back into the buildings through renovations for more modern uses. Today there are just 13 library apartments left in the New York Public Library system.
Most of us grew up in the industrial age of politics, when the great divide was over class and economics. But that is something of an anomaly and the culture wars that were first identified in the mid-90s are just the return to normal, of people sc...
Were not just focused on the payment transactions, which is of course very important, but also on account takeover, loyalty fraud, return and promotion abuse, Mr. Reitblat said. Essentially any fraud challenges that can arrive from the simple fac...
In this article, Ill share with you 10 thoughts after reading 100 books. The goal is not only to help you become a better reader and better book-picker, but also to share with you some insights about how books can change you for the better.
AirBnB handed over phone numbers, email addresses, and messages between users and the company to the Chinese government.
Ageing can, indeed, be targeted and reversed at the basic cellular-biological level, lead researcher says
For both religious and practical reasons, the Japanese mostly avoided eating meat for more than 12 centuries. Beef was especially taboo, with certain shrines demanding more than 100 days of fasting as penance for consuming it.
Despite how weird it is, I still miss working out of the office.
The largest collection of public internet censorship data ever compiled shows that even citizens of what are considered the worlds freest countries arent safe from internet censorship.
Rather than combat the rampant disinformation and hate on its platform, Facebook has decided to go after the people who are helping voters understand who is trying to influence their votes.
Idea Napkins make a great gift for the dreamer, entrepreneur, or creative in your life!
Four years after offering special placement in a top stories carousel in search results to entice publishers to use a format it created for mobile pages, called AMP, Google announced last week that it will end that preferential treatment
Curious about some odd behavior by droplets of food coloring, a trio of Stanford bioengineers discovered the physics that enables certain fluid mixtures to sense one another and move in a molecular minuet.
Apple today announced an industry-leading new developer program to accelerate innovation and help small businesses and independent developers propel their businesses forward with the next generation of groundbreaking apps on the App Store.
Horseshoe crabs have undergone little morphological evolution during their 480 millionyear historythe fossil record shows them to be virtually unchanged.
A lover of solitude who manages teams, an engineer who writes poetry and paints, a family man who spends several months a year on remote Antarctic glaciers, installing delicate scientific instruments.
An Indonesian man became a millionaire overnight after a meteor crashed through his roof. Josua Hutagalung, 33, is a coffin maker from Sumatra whobecame astronomically richer after he recently sold the meteorite for over 1 million pounds
YouTube just changed its rules on video monetization, and YouTube creators arent happy. Essentially, Google will now show ads on all videos, even if their creators dont want ads.
Rachels rare condition means that a bath is agony; even her own tears will scorch her face. How can the human body reject lifes most basic necessity?
Our science-first approach creates music that sounds differentand affects your brain differentlythan any other music.
t Twitter TWTR.N Inc, under increased threat of regulation and plagued by serious security breaches, is appointing one of the world's best-regarded hackers to tackle everything from engineering missteps to misinformation.
Amazon is making its biggest push into the healthcare industry yet with the launch today of Amazon Pharmacy: a new service offering home delivery for prescription medication.
A group of astronomers from The University of Texas at Austin has found that a telescope idea shelved by NASA a decade ago can solve a problem that no other telescope can
The company that makes NotMilk, a nondairy milk-like beverage designed by artificial intelligence, just landed an $85 million funding C round that includes Jeff Bezos's VC firm Bezos Expeditions
lifestyle factors such as less screen time, adequate sleep, a better-quality diet, and physical activity strongly impact depression.
General Motors Co GM.N said on Friday it was recalling 68,677 electric cars worldwide that pose a fire risk after five reported fires and two minor injuries.
the Austrian Supreme Court ordered, pursuant to local defamation rules, that Facebook remove a post insulting a former Green Party leader, keep equivalent posts off its site, and do so on a global scale.
Every respectable service allows you to create accounts using your email address, so please use that method to create your accounts.
As false claims declaring that Joe Biden isnt the president-elect flourish on his platform, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees on Thursday that the Democratic nominee is going to be our next president.
Top official on U.S. election cybersecurity tells associates he expects to be fired
When I saw this post about a Google engineer who built an e-ink device that displays the current front page of The New York Times on his wall, I immediately wanted one.
Optical illusions dont trick the eye nor fool the brain, nor reveal that our brain sucks, but are fascinating!
The second year of the Close-Up Photographer of the Year competition has just come to a close, and the winners have been announced.
What if major elections, wars and events had turned out differently? Samuel Arbesman explores the detail and delights of maps that plot alternative worlds to our own.
After five years of offering unlimited free photo backups at high quality, Google Photos will start charging for storage once more than 15 gigs on the account have been used.
Divorce in America has been falling fast in recent years, and it just hit a record low in 2019. For every 1,000 marriages in the last year, only 14.9 ended in divorce
Today I'd like to show why the practice of paying for dates on sites like Match.com and eHarmony is fundamentally broken, and broken in ways that most people don't realize.
Google Maps knows everything. Not just about every street, and every cafe, bar and shop on that street, but the people who go to them.
An American passport isnt worth what it used to bebut its also never opened as many doors as you mightve thought.
Slingbox will no longer function as of November 9, 2022. Sling Media, a subsidiary of DISH, announced that they were closing shop on November 9, 2020.
The company is promising the new chips will deliver improved performance with less power consumption, and the switch also means Apple computers will support native iOS apps due to Apples A-series mobile and tablet chips sharing 64-bit Arm architecture.
Since Apple Silicon Macs will have the same processors as iPhone and iPad, Apple will let users download and install iOS apps on these Macs even if the developer doesnt offer a specific version of the app for macOS.
The EU has hit Amazon with formal antitrust charges over the way it treats the 150,000 European merchants selling goods through its website.
The president-elects transition plan also recommends research and development funding for batteries, renewable hydrogen and advanced nuclear.
In the early 1980s, we had a theory that as we live longer, were going to stay in better health. You know, at 70, were going to be like our parents were when they were 50. Well, if you look at the data, maybe not. Were having more disabilities. We...
The core idea behind this approach is that users control their data in online storage entities called Personal Online Data Stores or Pods for short. The enterprise version consists of Solid Server to manage the Pods, and developers can build applicat...
You almost forgot the whole point of a free society was to let people decide important questions in their own lives.
The best warm emails are honest, actionable, and waste no time for the reader. There is no fluff nor beating around the bush and ideally, it wouldnt even cross 2 or 3 paragraphs.
Ground very fine, cheap iron powder burns readily at high temperatures, releasing energy as it oxidizes in a process that emits no carbon and produces easily collectable rust, or iron oxide, as its only emission.
How can you go from an unknown David to a standard in a market governed by Goliaths?The answer can be summed up in one phrase. Conquer a niche market.
In a new survey of 2,800 U.S. employees by staffing company Robert Half, 29 percent of those age 55 and older said they are feeling more burned out today than a year ago.
Greyhound has been busing Americans around for a century. It's hard to believe that after all these years, the company is still riding high.
In a press statement, US Attorney David L. Anderson celebrated the operation as a big success for the government. Silk Road was the most notorious online criminal marketplace of its day, said Anderson.
A series of tweets by one Miami University student that were critical of a proctoring software company have been hidden by Twitter after the company filed a copyright takedown notice.
These privacy nutrition labels were first introduced at WWDC over the summer, with Apple saying the goal is to better inform consumers of the privacy practices of individual applications.
Apple also has two more new devices: the iPhone 12 mini and iPhone 12 Pro Max. One is Apples smallest iPhone in years and the other is its biggest iPhone ever.
Bannon, speaking with co-host Jack Maxey, was discussing what Trump should do in a hypothetical second term. He suggested firing Wray and Fauci, but then went further, saying Id actually like to go back to the old times of Tudor England
In this video we'll be building an artificial SUN!
I HATE PRINTERS. Just when we need them the most, with print shops locked down, online schooling in session, and everyone working from home, they fail to step up.
Students at University of Miami are outraged after learning that university police used recognition technology to target and intimidate students protesting the administrations insufficient COVID-19 safety precautions.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) today directed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac (the Enterprises) to delay the implementation date of their Adverse Market Refinance Fee until December 1, 2020.
I get a few calls every week these days from folks wanting to buy a small farm, start growing food, and even maybe settle down there now or later.
David Robinson, the regional anti-corruption advisor at the UNs Office on Drugs and Crime, believes that new technologies like blockchain will help Kenya combat government corruption and other economic crimes.
More than 19 million people have downloaded the English contact-tracing app since 24 September, but it has had the wrong settings to record whether these people were close enough to each other to transmit the coronavirus.
Amid screams and smoke, a man in a tie-dye T-shirt pulled an officer to the ground and punched him in the face, before disappearing into the chaos, according to charging documents.
. As more shoppers flock to online delivery and pickup because of Covid-19 concerns, Walmart has more workers walking the aisles frequently to collect online orders, gleaning new data on inventory problems, said some of these people.
Apple has promised the first Apple Silicon Mac with an Arm-based chip is coming before the end of 2020, and it looks like the November event will be all about Apple Silicon Macs.
During a contentious presidential election in the US, Facebook quietly stopped recommending that people join online groups dealing with political or social issues.
Apple One, a bundle combining services like Apple Music, Apple TV Plus, and Apple Arcade into one monthly subscription, is now available.
InIn its first report on its autonomous vehicle operations in Phoenix, Arizona, Waymo said that it was involved in 18 crashes and 29 near-miss collisions during 2019 and the first nine months of 2020.
A self-taught technologist with a storyteller's voice, Kelsey Hightower defied the enterprise tech sector's notorious diversity problems to become one of the industry's leading figures. Now he wants everyone's voice to be heard.
Sir Sean died overnight in his sleep, while in the Bahamas. It is understood he had been unwell for some time.
Now, researchers from the Victoria University of Wellington School of Engineering and Computer Science have introduced the HSIC (Hilbert-Schemidt independence criterion) bottleneck as an alternative to backpropagation for finding good representations.