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EU Internet regulations are falling into the ‘China trap’ – POLITICO

Konstantinos Komaitis is a veteran of developing and analyzing Internet policy to ensure an open global Internet. He’s currently with the New York Times’ Data Governance team. This article represents the views of the author. In 2018, French President Emmanuel Macron took the stage during the annual Internet Governance Forum in Paris and proclaimed: “I …

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Why An 18th Century Paint Pigment May One Day Help Recycle Your Cell Phone

The pigment Prussian Blue has been used by artists since the 18th century to create affordable blue paints. These days, the pigment’s main purpose is to treat heavy metal poisoning and radioactive waste cleanup, but recently researchers from Japan suggested that it could perhaps also be used to recycle old electronic waste. Hokusai’s print The …

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France’s international Vivatech fair shows off world pioneers of Web3 frontier

The annual Vivatech trade fair is underway in Paris until Saturday. Four days of conferences and exchanges around Web3, the new generation of internet technology, touching on innovations such as cryptocurrency, blockchain, NFT, and of course the latest hype known as Metaverse. In the history of the internet, Web 1.0 was the breakthrough for sharing …

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Google’s ‘Dynamic World’ Offers a Real Sense of Earth’s Surface

Satellite imagery showing off the devestation and transition to shrubland in El Dorado County, California after the Caldor Fire burned 221,775 acres of land in 2021.GIF: Google I can remember when Google Earth was simply a tool for me and friends to zoom in on our old streets and homes. I recall squinting at the …

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Virtualization within Healthcare; Why is it Important?

IntroductionShifting the industry towards Virtualization and DigitalizationEmerging Technologies that enable VirtualizationUtility of Virtualization Technologies in HealthcareThe Value of a Virtual PresenceAugmented RealityUtility within healthcare‘Nixi for Kids’‘I’m going to have a transplant’Concluding thoughtsReferences The transition of healthcare to a virtual environment is a global social movement toward a better and more convenient organization of medical care …

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The Diablo Canyon control room turned this mom into a nuclear advocate

Heather Hoff was working in the control room of the Diablo Canyon nuclear plant near in San Luis Obispo County, Calif., when an earthquake caused a tsunami that shut off the power supply cooling three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan. Three nuclear reactor cores at Fukushima melted down. “It …

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GBT is Researching the Development of a Unified, Machine Learning-driven, Automated IC Design Environment

The solution aims to provide one comprehensive integrated circuit design platform including planning, implementation and verification in a single, unified environment SAN DIEGO, June 06, 2022 — GBT Technologies Inc. (OTC PINK: GTCH ) (“GBT” or the “Company”), is researching the development of a machine learning-driven, automated integrated circuits design environment, enabling Fast-Track, Design-to-Silicon capabilities. …

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When the Internet Knows Where You Live

On April 28, Weibo, China’s equivalent to Twitter, announced that it would begin displaying users’ IP address locations on their profile pages and on all replies posted to the site. The company framed the feature as a necessary measure for “maintaining a healthy and orderly environment for discussion.” According to Weibo’s official community account, the …

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Farmers Don’t Have Enough Water. Can AI Help?

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. For the fourth time in 10 years, farmers I know in California are facing a harsh reality — they won’t see a drop of water from federal government reserves to supplement the little bit they’ll get from Mother Nature. Water allocations have become a hot-button issue throughout …

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Are ‘Climate-Friendly’ Options on Restaurant Menus Coming Soon? | Health News

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) THURSDAY, May 12, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Is there a way to make eating out more environmentally friendly? A team of German researchers thinks the answer is a bright green yes. They’d like restaurants to offer menus that clearly label the environmental impact — or “carbon footprint” — of …

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