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Age over youth? How the "grandfather effect" is shaping world politics

As millennial and post-millennial voters become the largest group of voters around the world, Flinders University experts warn that the 'grandfather effect' has seen people from previous generations retain or elected to officeat an advanced age......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 25th, 2023

Major publishers are banning ChatGPT from being listed as an academic author. What"s the big deal?

Unless you've spent your summer on a digital detox, you've probably heard of ChatGPT: the latest AI chatbot taking the world by storm......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Researchers complete first real-world study of Martian helicopter dust dynamics

Mars is a dusty planet. From tiny dust devils to vast storms that shroud the planet, dust is a constant challenge for research missions. That was especially true for Ingenuity, the rotorcraft that since February 2021 has been exploring Mars alongside.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

How companies can improve the retention of employees returning from abroad

Multinational enterprises are currently facing a serious challenge. These organizations are companies with multiple locations or operations around the world. They often send employees abroad on assignments so they can gain personal growth and promoti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 46 min. ago

The Spaceport at the Edge of the World

A tiny Scottish village is betting its future on rocket launches. But the plan may threaten the fragile landscape—and a tenacious billionaire’s ambitions......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

"Regulation by reputation": Rating program can help combat migrant abuse in the Gulf

In a world increasingly dependent on social media, consumers rely on reviews and ratings for everything from restaurants to service providers. And those opinions, published instantly online, can make or break a business......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Deer browsing is just one of many factors shaping North American forests

In a new study, a Penn State-led research team discovered evidence that browsing by white-tailed deer had relatively little long-term impact on two tree species in a northern forest......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Investigations reveal more evidence that Mimas is a stealth ocean world

When a Southwest Research Institute scientist discovered surprising evidence that Saturn's smallest, innermost moon could generate the right amount of heat to support a liquid internal ocean, colleagues began studying Mimas' surface to understand how.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 46 min. ago

Facebook apps can deliberately drain iPhone and Android batteries, says former employee

A data scientist formerly working for Meta says that Facebook apps can deliberately drain the batteries of both iPhones and Android smartphones, in order to examine the effect of low battery power on app performance … more… The post Facebook a.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News7 hr. 18 min. ago

3 ways to stop cybersecurity concerns from hindering utility infrastructure modernization efforts

Utility infrastructure is in dire need of modernization. In many parts of the world, the infrastructure delivering power and water to consumers is not ready to withstand natural disasters and rising energy demands. Integrating real-time data analytic.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated News11 hr. 46 min. ago

Generations of semiconductor talent give Taiwan an edge as global competition intensifies

The regionalization of semiconductor production has become a clear trend, which may even result in many 'semiconductor powers' rising simultaneously around the world. However, Taiwan will not lose its core advantage in the global semiconductor arena.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

STMicroelectronics unveils world"s first MCU Edge-AI Developer Cloud

STMicroelectronics is continuing to expand its solutions for embedded AI developers and data scientists with a new, industry-first set of tools and services to get edge AI technology on the market faster and with less complexity by aiding hardware an.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

Samsung Electronics Achieves Life Cycle Assessment Verification on Product Carbon Footprint for Semiconductors

Samsung Electronics Co. announced on January 30 that it has established a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) on the product carbon footprint of its semiconductor business and achieved verification from DNV, one of the world's leading independent certificat.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News12 hr. 18 min. ago

Auckland floods: Even stormwater reform won"t be enough. We need a "sponge city" to avoid future disasters

We've built our cities to be vulnerable to—and exacerbate—major weather events such as the one we saw in Auckland on Friday. While almost no city in the world could fully escape the effects of four months' worth of rain in 24 hours, there are man.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News13 hr. 46 min. ago

Manu Jain, leader behind Xiaomi India"s growth, departs

Manu Kumar Jain, the poster boy of Xiaomi India's rise to the top in the world's second-largest smartphone market, has confirmed his leaving Xiaomi when the company faces a series of challenges in India......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 18 min. ago

Warmer climate may drive fungi to be more dangerous to our health

The world is filled with tiny creatures that find us delicious. Bacteria and viruses are the obvious bad guys, drivers of deadly global pandemics and annoying infections. But the pathogens we haven't had to reckon with as much—yet—are the fungi......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 18 min. ago

Apple drops COVID-19 test requirement, could WWDC expand in 2023?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of companies around the world to change the way they work, and that includes Apple. However, as the situation is now more under control, Apple is changing its policies for employees again, who will no longer ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Spotify currently down for many users; second outage in two weeks

Update: Spotify has said: “Something’s not quite right, and we’re looking into it. Thanks for your reports!” It’s not just you: Spotify is facing an ongoing outage that is affecting many of its users around the world. According to posts o.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

Apple Watch is now the ‘official wearable’ of the World Surf League, its first such endorsement

The Apple Watch is set to make a splash throughout the World Surf League’s season this year. The WSL has announced that the Apple Watch is now “the official wearable equipment” of the league, and there’s a new WSL Surfer app that will “pro.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023

iPhone 14’s Emergency SOS via satellite feature touted as a ‘game changer’ by search and rescue teams

Apple debuted its new Emergency SOS via satellite feature for iPhone 14 users back in November, and we’ve already seen multiple stories about the feature being used in the real world. A new story out of Canada today offers another example of Emerg.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023