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Substack lets writers connect with their audience on their own terms and earn money doing it. We make it simple for writers to publish to an email list that they own, get discovered on the web, and charge for subscriptions.More than 100,000 people pay to subscribe to writers across the Substack network, and the top…

Kindergarten Quantum Mechanics

[Submitted on 4 Oct 2005] Download PDF Abstract: These lecture notes survey some joint work with Samson Abramsky as it was presented by me at several conferences in the summer of 2005. It concerns `doing quantum mechanics using only pictures of lines, squares, triangles and diamonds'. This picture calculus can be seen as a very…

Why the Mauritius oil spill is so serious

Image copyright Greenpeace The amount of oil spilled from the Japanese-owned ship nearby the lagoons and coastal areas of south-east Mauritius is relatively low compared to the big oil spills the world has seen in the past, but the damage it will do is going to be huge and long-lasting, experts say. Unlike most previous…

rossumur/espflix

Find yourself stuck indoors during a pandemic? Why not build an open source settop box and connect to the only microcontroller powered video streaming service? See it in action on YouTube. Source at https://github.com/rossumur/espflix. ESPFLIX is designed to run on the ESP32 within the Arduino IDE framework. Like the ESP_8_BIT, the schematic is pretty simple:…

naiveHobo/InvoiceNet

Deep neural network to extract intelligent information from invoice documents. TL;DR An easy to use UI to view PDF/JPG/PNG invoices and extract information. Train custom models using the Trainer UI on your own dataset. Add or remove invoice fields as per your convenience. Save the extracted information into your system with the click of a…

The 2020 McLaren GT—never strategies the looks, just like the manner it drives

but is it a GT? — A magic carpet ride and rocketship speed, but the styling isn't everyone's taste. Jonathan M. Gitlin - Aug 13, 2020 7:28 pm UTC I'm not in love with the way the McLaren GT looks, but I did fall in love with the way it drives. Jonathan Gitlin There are…

Xbox’s Phil Spencer on Halo Limitless Delay, How Game Stir Is Key to Xbox Series X

With the announcement of Halo Infinite's delay to 2021 earlier this week came reassurance that the Xbox Series X console is still set for a holiday, specifically November, global launch. And Xbox head Phil Spencer has elaborated on the tough call to delay the flagship Xbox game, and why the company didn't consider a staggered…

What if Apple was compelled to enable app sales outside of the iOS store?

The obvious worry is that losing Apple as gatekeeper would erode the protections that iOS is famous for. People buy iPhones because Apple promises to keep your data private, a promise that Google cannot match given the nature of its business and its operating system. Would breaking the App Store render iOS as insecure and…

Tony Hawk Helped Commerce An Ableist Skateboarding Trick Name To Honor Its Creator

Celebrity·Updated 3 minutes ago. Posted 1 hour agoThe change will be featured in the upcoming remake of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 & 2. If you skateboard, or if — like me — you just know a bunch of skateboarding terminology from playing Tony Hawk's Pro Skater back in the '90s, then you might know…

Apple gets rid of Fortnite from App Store after Memoir attempts to bypass charges

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Apple good kicked Fortnite off the App Store

Apple has removed Epic Games’ battle royale game Fortnite from the App Store after the developer on Thursday implemented its own in-app payment system that bypassed Apple’s standard 30 percent fee. The decision marks a significant escalation in the feud between Epic and one of the world’s most dominant mobile software marketplaces. It also comes…

Google strikes again!

PAINS THERAPY THEORY NEW BOOKS CONTACT microblog Paul Ingraham • Aug 11, 2020 ARCHIVED POST REMOVED With my apologies, I decided to un-publish this post. It attracted a great deal more attention than I expected, and I need to reconsider what I want to say on this topic, if anything. Please read about something else…

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Kamala Harris modified into once known as too daring. Tim Kaine modified into once not

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