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Cells are quickly and crowded places
Cells are quickly and crowded places

I recently learned that cells are extremely crowded and busy places. I knew there's a lot of activity in cells, but I didn't realize just how much until I was reading Molecular Biology of the Cell. I was reading this molecular biology textbook to find out what's happened in molecular biology in the last decade…

NVIDIA publicizes Jetson Nano 2GB, a single board computer with makers in strategies
NVIDIA publicizes Jetson Nano 2GB, a single board ...

NVIDIA kicked off their line of GPU-accelerated single board computers back in 2014 with the Jetson TK1, a $200 USD development system for those looking to get involved with the burgeoning world of so-called “edge computing”. It was designed to put high performance computing in a small and energy efficient enough package that it could…

The Shockwave Rider: A sci-fi traditional, whose future we live in (2018)
The Shockwave Rider: A sci-fi traditional, whose f...

“If you’d told me twenty-five years ago that the SF that would get it most right, up to a point, was not Heinlein or Asimov but J.G. Ballard and Philip K. Dick, I would not have laughed at you, just looked puzzled, just as I would if you had told me that the root form…

Police are inquiring for recordsdata from successfully-organized audio gadget
Police are inquiring for recordsdata from successf...

In July 2019, police rushed to the home of 32-year-old Silvia Galva. Galva’s friend, also in the home, called 911, claiming she overheard a violent argument between Galva and her boyfriend, 43-year-old Adam Crespo. The two lived together in Hallandale Beach, Florida, about 20 miles from Miami.When officers arrived, Galva was dead, impaled through her…

Tips of Files Oriented Programming
Tips of Files Oriented Programming

This article is an excerpt from my upcoming book about Data Oriented Programming. The book will be published by Manning, once it is completed (hopefully in 2021). More excerpts are available on my blog. Enter your email address below to get notified when the book is published. This chapter is an attempt to illustrate what…

I built a lay-down desk
I built a lay-down desk

After spending part of the last 12 months travelling in Europe I'm now settling down around Paris and I need to adapt my multi-screens setup. You probably have seen an ads for the altwork desk a $7000 desk that let you work laying down. Spending a big part of my day in front of a…

India’s new paper Covid-19 test would perchance moreover be a ‘sport changer’
India’s new paper Covid-19 test would percha...

Publishedduration14 hours agoimage captionThe new Feluda test uses a gene-editing technology to detect the virusA team of scientists in India has developed an inexpensive paper-based test for coronavirus that could give fast results similar to a pregnancy test. The BBC's Soutik Biswas and Krutika Pathi unpack how it works.The test, named after a famous Indian…

The economics of merchandising machines
The economics of merchandising machines

Three months ago, Jalea Pippens — a phlebotomist at St. John Hospital in Detroit — had her hours cut. In the midst of the pandemic, the 23-year-old found herself in dire need of a second income stream. One night, while scrolling through search results for “ways to make extra money,” she came across vending machines.…

Covid-19 contact tracing glimpse finds younger of us key to spread
Covid-19 contact tracing glimpse finds younger of ...

A study of more than a half-million people in India who were exposed to the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 suggests that the virus’ continued spread is driven by only a small percentage of those who become infected. Furthermore, children and young adults were found to be potentially much more important to transmitting the virus — especially within…

A modular, extensible DIY NAS
A modular, extensible DIY NAS

This post was extensively discussed on Hacker News. I’ve been running for a decade a self-built NAS at home, so I thought I’d write down my experience so that others might gloat over my many failures and gasp in awe at my few triumphs. The HP Proliant microsever gen8 is affordable, compact and runs on…

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