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Social Status calculator shows what "class" you would have been in Shakespeare"s time

Researchers from the University of Kent, King's College London and the University of Birmingham have developed a class calculator to explore the cultural and social world of the 16th and 17th Century England. The calculator will allow individuals to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 20th, 2021

SpaceX Might Try To Fly the First Starship Prototype To Successfully Land a Second Time

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: SpaceX is fresh off a high for its Starship spacecraft development program, but according to CEO Elon Musk, it's already looking ahead to potentially repeating its latest success with an unplanned.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News9 hr. 0 min. ago

Another Virtual 5K in Boulder As Spring Emerges in Full Bloom

I received a lot of positive feedback on my post highlighting the 2nd annual Emerge Virtual 5k Run so … It’s time for the 10th Annual Happy Smackah 5k Fun Run and Walk.   This would have been the 11th Annual, but due to the COVID-19.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

Sony faces lawsuit over alleged “monopoly pricing” of PlayStation downloads

Proposed class action says Sony's moves have increased prices for PlayStation games. Enlarge / A gift card like this goes less far because of Sony's monopolistic control of the PlayStation downloads market, according to a new lawsuit. In Appl.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News10 hr. 29 min. ago

Novel CBD analog shows promising pain-halting effects in mice

Studies have shown that while CBD reduces pain sensation in animals, its ability to do so in humans is limited by low bioavailability, the extent to which the drug successfully reaches its site of action. Now, new research suggests this obstacle may.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Targeted methods to control SARS-CoV-2 spread

Researchers analyze more palatable alternatives to the kind of social distancing mandates that threw a wrench at how businesses, schools and even family gatherings work......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Robbins LLP Announces That BlueCity Holdings Limited (BLCT) is Being Sued for Misleading Shareholders

SAN DIEGO & BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$BLCT #Shareholders–Shareholder rights law firm Robbins LLP announces that a purchaser of BlueCity Holdings Limited American depository shares (NASDAQ: BLCT) filed a class action complaint against.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Growth of satire during "age of politeness" saw worries ridicule could lead to abuse, research shows

The explosion of satire in the Georgian period saw philosophers worry mockery could lead to abuse, research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

How to Iterate or Loop Through Strings in Python using For Loop

This Python programming cheat sheet shows you how to iterate and loop through a string using the Python For loop. Try it out. .....»»

Category: topSource:  devxRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Stellantis to adopt hybrid workplace strategy

The automaker envisions a hybrid working model that will see employees spend 70 percent of their time working remotely and the rest spent on-site......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News15 hr. 1 min. ago

BizAcuity Banks on Vertica for Blazing-fast Online Gaming Analytics

The rise of online gaming is due in part to its ability to attract users of all social classes. According to Reportlinker (Jan 2021), “Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Gambling estimated at US$443.2 Billion in the year 2020, is p.....»»

Category: blogSource:  verticaRelated News15 hr. 1 min. ago

Covid Killed Universal Basic Income. Long Live Guaranteed Income

Universal basic income has become a favored cause for many high-profile Silicon Valley entrepreneurs as a solution to the job losses and social conflict that would be wrought by automation and artificial intelligence -- the very technologies their ow.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News16 hr. 0 min. ago

A conversation with Bison Trails, the AWS-like service inside of Coinbase

Coinbase shares tumbled today to their lowest point since the company began trading publicly on April 14. The market often moves in mysterious ways, but several drivers could be at play, including Coinbase’s high opening price at the time of it.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

To buy time for a failing startup, recreate the engineering process

The drastic approach I took to recovering our company is often referred to as a “full reset" -- the old company is essentially annihilated and a new company is formed from the remaining pieces. Jason Meller Contributo.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Perseverance Mars rover captures video, audio of fourth Ingenuity flight

For the first time, a spacecraft on another planet has recorded the sounds of a separate spacecraft. NASA's Perseverance Mars rover used one of its two microphones to listen as the Ingenuity helicopter flew for the fourth time on April 30, 2021. A ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Sherpa guide scales Mount Everest for record 25th time

A Sherpa guide scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time on Friday, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world's highest peak......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Study helps to better understand the link between indoor and outdoor air quality

People spend about 80-90% of their time indoors. Compared to outdoor air quality, the indoor air quality is more relevant to people's health. Therefore, understanding the levels, sources and evolution of particulate matter (PM) indoors is important f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Chiral Faraday effect breakthrough, thanks to helices made of nickel

Physicists at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have for the first time been able to prove a long-predicted but as yet unconfirmed fundamental effect. In Faraday chiral anisotropy, the propagation characteristics of light wave.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 0 min. ago

Yakuza spinoff Lost Judgment launching this fall, keeping real-time combat

Sega and RGG Studio have announced Lost Judgment, a sequel to 2018's Judgment. It features real-time combat, while Yakuza games will continue as turn-based......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

14 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy to Paper Girls, we've put together a preview of the next batch of science fiction TV series being adapted from books......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 1 min. ago

Microsoft Shelves Windows 10X, It is not Shipping in 2021

In late 2019, Microsoft announced Windows 10X, a new flavor of Windows 10 designed for dual-screen PCs. Windows 10X, Microsoft said at the time, will power dual-screen PCs from Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, and of course Microsoft. But it appears Microsoft.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 0 min. ago