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From quantum dot televisions to safe germicidal ultraviolet lighting fixtures, IEEE Spectrum's Eliza Strickland sums up "10 Exciting Engineering Milestones to Look for in 2021." Here are two of the more interesting developments on the very near-term horizon: Winds of Change Developers of offshore wind power quickly find themselves in deep water off the coast… READ THE REST
Civil rights groups say they will organize an advertiser boycott unless Google removes Trump's YouTube channel, Reuters reports on Tuesday, one week after Trump-loyal mob attacked the U.S. Capitol in an assault that left at least 5 dead. Excerpt: Jim Steyer, one of the organizers of the "Stop Hate for Profit" campaign which led over… READ THE REST
GitHub fired a Jewish employee after he posted in the company's internal Slack to, "stay safe homies, Nazis are about," during the attack on the US Capitol, reports Business Insider. Read the full report at Business insider (paywalled). The fired employee says concern for relatives and co-workers living in Washington, DC motivated his comment —… READ THE REST
Thanks to machine learning, algorithms know us now as well as we know ourselves. Once artificial intelligence starts building a file on you and your habits, assessing data, then extrapolating outcomes, it becomes very clear how much we each follow our own particular patterns – and how easy it is for some smart AI to… READ THE REST
When you buy an item to perform a task you need done, but there's such beauty to it that you'd gladly display it even if it did nothing at all, you know you've hit a sweet spot. The Tree of Lyte Motion Sensor Bird Night Light Tree and Illuminated Eggs by Lift Care absolutely fits… READ THE REST
and Drums Master Class Bundle – $59.99; originally $1,791 You've gotta walk before you can run…which is why these instrument lesson packages are the perfect starting point for any budding musician. For ax men and women, The Ultimate Beginner to Expert Guitar Lessons Bundle includes almost 60 hours of training in learning the guitar, proper… READ THE REST