“Top 10 images released from commercial eye-in-the-sky” – Interesting and visually striking photographs by the one-meter resolution Ikonos satellite are showcased on the company’s Web site. These images show the Great Pyramids of Egypt; California’s Hollywood sign; the Olympic Park venue in Sydney, Australia; Hoover Dam; London’s Millennium Wheel; San Francisco Harbor; Hong Kong Harbor; Mecca, Saudi Arabia; and a before and after of the bombing of Grozny, Chechnya. Click here to check them out.
- Discovery: Mosquito — Now that the rainy season is upon us under the curtain of climate change here in these islands, do we have to wait until these pesky pests proliferate before we act? React as usual? If only we could devote as much murderous intent to life-saving solutions instead of life-taking ones. If only… </donvy> Mosquito (TV [...]
- Capture amazing fireworks shots with ... — Oh! And if your photos aren’t amazing, and you’re older than a toddler, we’ve all seen fireworks and know how they look like so spare us your mediocre photography. 😃 Capture amazing fireworks shots with your iPhone – CNEThttps://www.cnet.com/how-to/how-to-capture-amazing-fireworks-photos-with-your-iphone-camera/The Fourth of July provides an annual chance to test our smartphone photography skills. Even though it [...]
- Blockchain Dictionary — Blockchain Dictionary – Hacker Noonhttps://hackernoon.com/blockchain-dictionary-f4d098c9ef89An in-depth list of the most common terms used in blockchain space [...]
- Michelangelo’s Anxious, Modern Faces,... — Michelangelo’s Anxious, Modern Faces, at the Sistine Chapel in the Ocu | The New Yorkerhttp://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/michelangelos-anxious-modern-faces-at-the-sistine-chapel-in-the-oculus?mbid=nl__daily&CNDID=50268964&mbid=nl_TNY%20Template%20-%20With%20Photo%20(187)&CNDID=50268964&spMailingID=11363353&spUserID=MjA0NTE2Mjc4MjE5S0&spJobID=1182466159&spReportId=MTE4MjQ2NjE1OQS2Michelangelo’s frescoes on the Sistine Chapel ceiling have been so murdered by mass tourism that going to look at them is an exhausting, not to mention occasionally frightening, experience. It’s easy to mock the dialogue between the mall space and the [...]
- The Quantum Computer Factory That’s T... — https://www.wired.com/story/quantum-computing-factory-taking-on-google-ibm/A few yards from the stockpile of La Croix in the warehouse space behind startup Rigetti Computing’s offices in Fremont, California, sits a machine like a steampunk illustration made real. Rigetti is using the machine and millions of dollars’ worth of other equipment housed here in hermetically sealed glass lab spaces to try and build [...]