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Urgent need to reform image of farming to prevent "disastrous" labor shortages

There is an urgent need to change the image of farming in order to prevent "disastrous" agriculture labor shortages, a new report warns......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 17th, 2021

Proposed Federal Standard Would Require Cars To "Prevent or Limit Operation" By Impaired Drivers

On Sunday, a bipartisan group of Senators published draft text of a massive new bipartisan infrastructure bill, proposing more than a trillion dollars in spending and a vast array of far-reaching provisions. But a little-noticed section in the bill c.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News8 hr. 50 min. ago

Highlights of the day: Notebook shipments to see weak growth in 3Q21

Global notebook shipments wee weaker than expected in second-quarter 2021, thanks to components shortages. Global notebook shipments will see less than 2% sequential growth in the third quarter. Smartphone AP shipments into China grew about 3% sequen.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

One of world"s rarest chameleons found clinging to survival

Urgent conservation measures are needed to save a Critically Endangered species of chameleon which has been found clinging to survival in patches of rainforest in Malawi......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News22 hr. 21 min. ago

Amazon union election results should be set aside due to misconduct, NLRB officer recommends

A National Labor Relations Board official is recommending that the results of the milestone union election at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama held earlier this year be scrapped and that a new election be held due to illegal misconduct on the part of t.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

How we see better by "looking away"

When we fixate an object, its image does not appear at the place where photoreceptors are packed most densely. Instead, its position is shifted slightly nasally and upwards from the cellular peak. This is shown in a recent study conducted at the Univ.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

The Lord of the Rings TV series has finished filming, and it has a release date

Plus, Amazon shared one of the first visuals from the series. Enlarge / The first live action promotional image for Amazon's new The Lord of the Rings-related series. (credit: Amazon Studios) Today, Amazon Studios announced that its new TV ser.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

SpaceX installed 29 Raptor engines on a Super Heavy rocket last night

Progress on the regulatory side of things remains murky, though. Image of 29 Raptor rocket engines installed on a Super Heavy booster. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) Sometimes it is difficult to write objectively about the rate at which SpaceX ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Image: Hubble spots squabbling galactic siblings

A dramatic triplet of galaxies takes center stage in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, which captures a three-way gravitational tug-of-war between interacting galaxies. This system—known as Arp 195—is featured in the Atlas of P.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Deliveroo could leave Spanish market ahead of on-demand labor reclassification

Deliveroo said it is considering leaving the Spanish market, citing limited market share and a long road of investment with 'highly uncertain long-term potential returns' on the horizon. Deliveroo announced today that it is considering leav.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

Act on Climate Emergency Now to Prevent Millions of Deaths, Study Shows

The human toll of carbon emissions will vastly magnify climate change’s economic costs -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Pinterest shares drop as company misses on user growth … again

Pinterest’s shares had popped last week when Snap posted its best quarter in four years, as investors were betting Pinterest’s image-based social app would also see a return in advertiser spending. Those expectations now appear to be corr.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Pinterest shares drop as company misses on user growth…again

Pinterest’s shares had popped last week when Snap posted its best quarter in four years, as investors were betting Pinterest’s image-based social app would also see a return in advertiser spending. Those expectations now appear to be corr.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

World pledges $4B in push to repair COVID"s education damage

International governments and companies have pledged more than $4 billion to educate 175 million children around the world and prevent a generation's chances being blighted by the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Novel method of imaging silicon anode degradation may lead to better batteries

A novel method of characterizing the structural and chemical evolution of silicon and a thin layer that governs battery stability may help resolve issues that prevent using silicon for high-capacity batteries, according to a group of researchers. .....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

AI learns physics to optimize particle accelerator performance

Machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence, vastly speeds up computational tasks and enables new technology in areas as broad as speech and image recognition, self-driving cars, stock market trading and medical diagnosis......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Deep learning improves image reconstruction in optical coherence tomography using less data

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a non-invasive imaging method that can provide 3D information of biological samples. The first generation of OCT systems were based on time-domain imaging, using a mechanical scanning set-up. However, the relativ.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Taiwan supply chain gearing up shipments for new iPhones

TSMC and other Taiwan partners in the chips supply chain for iPhones are gearing up to start fulfilling initial orders for new iPhones slated for launch later this year including 60 million 5G mmWave models, but shortages of peripheral chips such as.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Apple, AMD, and Intel shift priorities as chip shortages continue

Apple, AMD, and Intel each acknowledge their preparation for ongoing shortages. Enlarge / Sure, it's cheaply produced clip art... but it's also a disturbingly accurate picture of the current state of supply and demand in the semiconductor produc.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Microsoft: Component Shortages Not Going Away Any Time Soon

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: In reporting its Q4 FY21 earnings, Microsoft disclosed that both its Surface and Windows revenues were affected negatively by supply-chain constraints. While remote work has continued to fuel PC demand,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021

Apple reports record $81.4 billion quarter despite chip shortages

Apple is one of several tech companies that have reported positive financial results this week, exceeding Wall Street expectations. The Cupertino company said it made $81.4 billion in the quarter ending in June, which is a 36 percent year-over-year i.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsJul 29th, 2021