Monthly Archives: April 2018

Now There’s A Death Algorithm

‘How Long Do I Have Left?’ AI Can Help Answer That Question — Wall Street Journal paywall, but Reader View is your friend with Firefox. A new algorithm developed at Stanford Medicine could help. Analyzing data from hundreds of thousands … Continue reading

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Weekend Review, April 28-29, 2018

I saw: 7 Boosted boards, 1 Acton board, 1 Evolve board, 1 Halo Board, 1 unidentified eScooter, 1 electric unicycle, and had my first in-real-life sighting of a Xiaomi-style eScooter. I say “Xiaomi-style” because there are now clones coming out … Continue reading

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Tiny Houses Passed A Huge Hurdle In 2016: The Building Code

It’s a measure of how thoroughly I had purged Tiny Houses from my mind back in 2015 that I missed this milestone back in 2016 and accidentally (via YouTube Recommendation) learned of it in 2018: Tiny houses are getting a … Continue reading

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The MacBook Pro: Apple Lays An Egg

Don’t buy the MacBook Pros even on sale, in my opinion A few months ago, I wrote about how my one-year-old MacBook Pro’s keyboard keys stopped working if a single piece of dust slipped under there, and more importantly, that … Continue reading

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If your emailbox is beginning to fill up with Subject lines like, “We’re updating our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service,” this is why: General Data Protection Regulation. The EU had to force them into that. They wouldn’t have otherwise … Continue reading

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Another Example Of 4K Video Editing On An iPad Mini 4

From the Description: Yes, it can be done, at least for basic editing, this is an example of 2 4K footage, trimmed, added transition, title and color adjusted within LumaFusion and it works. Both of the Mavic Air footage are … Continue reading

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NYC Weather Alert: Winter Is Over

Click = big Finally! What a difference just three weeks makes: Less Than Two Weeks After The FOURTH Nor’easter…

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First, ZTE. Second Will Be Huawei?

Huawei Is Under U.S. Criminal Investigation For Illegal Iran Sales: Here’s What’s Next On Wednesday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Justice Department is investigating whether Huawei violated U.S. export sanctions related to Iran. After the Trump Administration imposed … Continue reading

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“… And Death Shall Flee From Them.”

Enzyme that affects ageing, cancer decoded: study Elated scientists announced Wednesday the completion of a 20-year quest to map the complex enzyme thought to forestall ageing by repairing the tips of chromosomes in plants and animals, including humans. As far … Continue reading

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iPad Mini 4 Can Edit 4K Video

VinGin continues to push the iPad Mini 4. Two videos after the break. First, him trying LumaFusion to edit a 4K video. Second, the actual edited video put on YouTube (which can be seen in full 4K!).

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