Archive for the 'tech' Category

Phone Comparisons: Google Pixel 4 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 | Android Headlines

November 2, 2019

https://www.androidheadlines.com/2019/10/phone-comparisons-google-pixel-4-vs-samsung-galaxy-s10.html

The engineering of living organisms could soon start changing everything – Synthetic biology

May 19, 2019

https://www.economist.com/technology-quarterly/2019/04/04/the-engineering-of-living-organisms-could-soon-start-changing-everything

Synthetic biology
The engineering of living organisms could soon start changing everything Synthetic biology has only just begun, says Oliver Morton

Nikon Z6 Review: Digital Photography Review

May 19, 2019

FYI…

https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/nikon-z6

Fusion power is attracting private-sector interest – Alternative energy

May 12, 2019

https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2019/05/04/fusion-power-is-attracting-private-sector-interest

Best F-mount lenses for Nikon Z | TechRadar

May 7, 2019

https://www.techradar.com/best/best-f-mount-lenses-for-nikon-z

Hope, hype and heresy as blockchains enter the energy business

October 14, 2018

Hope, hype & heresy as #blockchains enter the energy business
https://www.Economist.com/business/2018/08/02/hope-hype-and-heresy-as-blockchains-enter-the-energy-business Quote: “Digiconomist…estimates that just 1 #bitcoin transaction uses as much electricity as an average household in the Netherlands uses in a month.”

FITBIT tracking activity

October 4, 2018

.@Fitbit’s 150 billion hours of heart data reveal secrets about health, by @Pogue
https://finance.Yahoo.com/news/exclusive-fitbits-150-billion-hours-heart-data-reveals-secrets-human-health-133124215.html One interesting observation: “You see heart rate go up before your family reunions, & then tend to really take a long time to come back after it.”
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“Kind of wild to see how starting to use a treadmill — the first regular cardio workouts I’ve ever really gotten — visibly lowered my entire heart-rate range.
Also, it turns out that having kidney stones is bad for you. My heart rate went through the roof both times.
I was surprised and amused, though, to see the second most stressful events on my graph: holiday get-togethers.
“You see the heart rate go up before your family reunions, and then tend to really take a long time to come back after it,” notes McLean. In other words — who knew?? — holidays with the family are not a guarantee of peace, relaxation, and joy.
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The New Satellite Arms Race Threatening to Explode in Space | WIRED

September 3, 2018

https://www.wired.com/story/new-arms-race-threatening-to-explode-in-space/

iPhone, iPad, Mac Buyer’s Guide: Know When to Buy

July 20, 2018

https://buyersguide.macrumors.com/

Shows each product relative to its “cycle”

Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet Excerpt, Part 1: Scientific American

June 28, 2018

https://www.amazon.com/Spam-Shadow-History-Internet-Infrastructures-ebook/dp/B00C4UU2E8

Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet [excerpt, Part 1]: Scientific
American http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=spam-shadow-history-of-internet-excerpt-part-one

discusses naive bayes