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Lake Michigan"s November surface temperature—hovering around 50 degrees—"really warm for this time of year"

Weeks before the official start of the winter season, Great Lakes surface temperatures are still trending above average, following summer and fall evenings that didn't cool down—a feature of climate change in Illinois......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 29th, 2021

This 22-Year-Old Builds Semiconductors in His Parents" Garage

Wired reports on 22-year-old Sam Zeloof, who builds semiconductors in his family's New Jersey garage, "about 30 miles from where the first transistor was made at Bell Labs in 1947." With a collection of salvaged and homemade equipment, Zeloof produc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News1 hr. 18 min. ago

This 22-Year-Old Builds Semiconductors in His Parents Garage

Wired reports on 22-year-old Sam Zeloof, who builds semiconductors in his family's New Jersey garage, "about 30 miles from where the first transistor was made at Bell Labs in 1947." With a collection of salvaged and homemade equipment, Zeloof produc.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News6 hr. 50 min. ago

Samsung teases the Galaxy S22 for its February Unpacked event

Samsung seems confident that its upcoming Galaxy S22 will set a new standard for smartphones. Such claims are not new or surprising, but then this year's iteration of the Galaxy S series is expected to resurrect the Galaxy Note under the rumored S22.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Netflix loses a quarter of its value on slowing subscriber growth

Netflix finished the quarter with 222 million paying subscribers, adding 8.3 million members during the last three months of 2021. Revenue for the quarter was $7.7 billion, up 16.0 percent compared to the same period a year earlier......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

EA is reportedly considering turning Battlefield 2042 into a free-to-play model

Two months after being considered one of the worst-rated titles of all time on Steam, Battlefield 2042 remains at the bottom of Steam user ratings despite DICE launching various patches to fix the game. Sure, they brought noticeable gameplay improvem.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

The Legend of Zelda: Majora"s Mask is coming to Nintendo Switch Online in February

Majora’s Mask arrived in 2000 as the sixth game in the mainline Zelda series. It was the second title to utilize 3D graphics following The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, a brilliant game that managed to sell 2.5 million copies in the final 39 da.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Niantic shuts down Pokémon Go trading on hearing one player got 100 "lucky" trades

Getting just one lucky Pokémon is not easy, let alone being granted 100. Nintendo Life points out there are a couple of things that can increase your chances, like owning a monster for more than a year or trading with a "Lucky Friend." This last one.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Nvidia raises the price of Founders Edition GPUs in Europe, officially

One likely explanation is the value of the Euro versus the American dollar has fallen nearly seven percent in the past year. Nvidia, an American company, could be adjusting its European prices by a corresponding amount so that they’re back in line.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Euler’s 243-Year-Old ‘Impossible’ Puzzle Gets a Quantum Solution

A surprising new solution to the famous “36 officers puzzle” offers a novel way of encoding quantum information......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Dozens of Indian turtles die in suspected poisoning

Deliberate poisoning is likely to blame for the death of dozens of turtles at a lake near Mumbai, Indian wildlife experts told AFP Sunday......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News10 hr. 17 min. ago

Blender 3.0 Released With More New Features and Improvements

Long-time Slashdot reader Qbertino writes: The Free Open Source 3D production software Blender has been released in version 3.0 (official showreel) with more new features, improvements and performance optimizations as well as further improved workflo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News11 hr. 50 min. ago

A Conway "Game of Life" Conjecture Settled After 29 years

In 1992 John Conway raised a question about the patterns in his famous mathematical Game of Life: "Is there a Godlike still-life, one that can only have existed for all time (apart from things that don't interfere with it)?" Conway closed his note.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 50 min. ago

Europe is in the middle of a messy nuclear showdown

Will green energy goals suffer as aging nuclear infrastructure is phased out? (credit: Felix König) On the last day of 2021, as final preparations were being made for the New Year’s Eve firework display in central Berlin,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 18 min. ago

It’s a good time to learn the immune system—and this is the book for it

Philipp Dettmer, a self-described immune enthusiast, invites us into his world. Enlarge If ever there was a moment to brush up on your knowledge of the immune system, this is that moment. (Okay, March-April 2020 may have been.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 18 min. ago

I made mashed potatoes in an Instant Pot, and it was far easier than usual

Love mashed potatoes but struggle to get it right every time. We made mashed potatoes in an Instant Pot and found it was easier than ever before......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News21 hr. 18 min. ago

Analysts Weigh In: Will We Ever See the Year of the Linux Desktop?

How popular is Linux? The Windows Central site admits Linux is starting to tempt them. "It made such an imprint on Windows Central that not all of us even bother much with Windows anymore." "Heck, Germany (part of it, to be specific) is taking anot.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2022

Microsoft Released an Out-of-Band Update to Rollback January Patch"s VPN Issues

"Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday for 2022 was a rocky start to the year, giving admins and users numerous headaches to deal with..." reports ZDNet. "The Windows Update on January 11 was intended to address 96 security flaws but also brought a load of.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Wearable Helmet for Non-Invasive Optical Brain Imaging

Kernel, a medtech company based in California, has developed the Kernel Flow, a wearable helmet that can perform time domain functional near-infrared spectroscopy (TD-fNIRS) imaging of the brain. The system has a smaller footprint, is less expensive.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  medgadgetRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Instagram’s Value Jumped to $100 Billion in 6 Years

Instagram is now worth over $100 billion. When Facebook bought the photo-sharing company in 2012 it was worth 100 times less. Instagram now has 1 billion users every month. Bloomberg analysts expect the company to further grow this year by an extra $.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022

Facebook Could Soon Notify You on the Time Spent on the Facebook App

TechCrunch sources claim that Facebook is working on a new feature that could keep track of your time spent on the Facebook app. The feature dubbed “Your Time on Facebook” will enable you to manage your time spent online. Jane Manchun Wo.....»»

Category: topSource:  thenextdigitRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2022