Mechanical and Computer Science remains the top priorities of engineering students. Today Digital Electronics goes very fast in daily life. Every buddy use the digital devices for their personal and business use and also for making the communication channels. This book gives the information about the various digital electronics devices and their use in details. Some UCLA wireless initiatives are already changing lives. About three years ago, Maxim Batalin, associate director of UCLA Engineering’s Institute for Technology Advancement, created an app for off-the-shelf heart monitoring devices that could remotely chart the activity and stress levels of emergency responders, who carry a high risk of heart attack due to their professions. All of these technological advances have led to the average computer user being able to access millions of bytes of information ready to be downloaded at their fingertips. Video and audio data files that once took hours to download now … Read the rest...
A blood test that may be able to spot more than 50 types of cancer will be piloted by the NHS, chief executive Sir Simon Stevens has announced.
The Galleri blood test, which can detect early stage cancers through a simple blood test, will be piloted with 165,000 patients in a deal struck by NHS England.
NHS England said research on patients with signs of cancer suggests the test can identify many types that are difficult to diagnose early, such as head and neck, ovarian, pancreatic, oesophageal and some blood cancers.
Developed by US-based company Grail, the test checks for molecular changes.
If the programme shows that the test also works as expected for people without symptoms, it will be rolled out to become routinely available.
The test could help meet the NHS goal of increasing the … Read the rest...
Walking around with a naked iPhone can lead to all sorts of scrapes, scratches, and scuffs. If you want to wrap your iPhone X in a protective layer, you might as well buy a case for it! The Spigen Neo Hybrid is an excellent choice, but there are a lot of exceptional iPhone X cases. Our list of the best cases for the iPhone X is a great way to find protection that will keep your device in pristine condition. Note that the iPhone XS is the same size, with a very slightly different size camera bump, so most iPhone XS will fit the iPhone X as well. It’s always best to check the listing of each case to be sure.
Best Overall: Spigen Neo Hybrid for iPhone X
It offers excellent protection, has enough style to stand out from ordinary cases. The seamless two-piece design is delightful to hold
- SpaceX gained regulatory approval to offer its high-speed internet service, Starlink, in Canada.
- The company hopes to provide high-speed data service to individuals in areas where it just hasn’t been available before.
- In the United States and Canada, rural customers are often left with few or no options for high-speed internet service.
SpaceX’s Starlink satellite-based internet service aims to provide high-speed data to places where it just wasn’t available previously, and the company just took a big step toward that goal. The company has reportedly gained regulatory approval from Canada’s Innovation, Science and Economic Development Ministry. With that red tape out of the way, the company is free to offer its service in the country when it’s ready.
Starlink has gained a lot of attention in the United States as a potential alternative to high-priced cable internet providers, but its aim, at least at first, will be to provide … Read the rest...
Julia Borges was at her cousin’s 12th birthday party when she was shot. The 17-year-old had been standing on a third-floor balcony when a stray bullet hit her in the back, lodging in the muscle between her lungs and aorta.
That was November 8. Luckily, Borges was taken to hospital and has since recovered. Many are not so fortunate. At least 106 people have been killed by stray bullets in Rio this year so far.
Among the most dangerous areas are the narrow streets of the city’s favelas, where more than a million people currently live. Here, the houses are piled up on each other, and the alleys that wind between them are dotted with small squares. These same streets regularly echo with the sounds of gunfire: shooutouts between police and drug traffickers, rival groups of traffickers, or even police-backed militias take place on a daily basis.
Innocent victims are often caught … Read the rest...
Stitch Fix’s Mike Smith is leaving the online apparel retailer.
Mike Smith is a versatile and well-respected executive in the e-commerce industry. He also happens to one of the few Black C-level leaders in tech.
Now he wants to play a bigger role in changing that.
Smith has served as president, COO, and interim CFO over eight-plus years at Stitch Fix, the online apparel retailer and personal styling service. But he told Recode on Thursday that he plans to leave his executive role at the $4 billion publicly traded company in the coming months to start a venture capital firm. His goal is to get more money into the hands of tech entrepreneurs from underrepresented backgrounds, namely Black, Latinx, and women founders.
“I’ve been fortunate that I’ve done well being out in this ecosystem, and I want [there to be] more … Read the rest...
Working from home during the pandemic means many of us may be getting even less exercise than before.
There’s no more walking to the office, or running to catch a train or a bus. The lunchtime stroll may have vanished and getting to the gym is out of the question at the moment.
Sadly, the sedentary lifestyles of many officer workers – whether at a corporate or home office – is having an impact on our physical health.
Exceeding weekly recommended physical activity levels could ‘offset’ the harms caused by prolonged sitting, the World Heath Organisation (WHO) has now said.
Its recommendation, published in a special issue of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, is part of the new global guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour.… Read the rest ...
If you’ve got an iPhone 12, you might well find yourself looking for a charger to go along with it. Black Friday is the perfect time to pick up a charger for the iPhone 12, or indeed any other previous device for that matter. This range of Belkin charging accessories for iPhone comes with savings of up to 50%. Check it out!
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This 15W charger is perfect for charging any Qi-enabled device including iPhone 12 and previous models, as well as Samsung and other Android devices, AirPods, and
- Sony has announced the PS5 and PS4 games that will be free on PS Plus in December.
- PlayStation Plus subscribers with active subscriptions will be able to grab Worms Rumble, Just Cause 4, and Rocket Arena for free next month.
- Sony is also running a free online multiplayer weekend for PS4 and PS5 owners from midnight local time on December 19th until 11:59 pm local time on December 20th.
Finding a PS5 has been an even more difficult challenge than many of us had anticipated, but if you were lucky enough to secure the console, the next step is to load it up with games. Thankfully, the PS5 supports virtually every PS4 game ever released, and if you subscribe to PlayStation Plus, you can download the free PS4 and PS5 games that Sony gives away every month. As in November, Sony is giving away three games this month, … Read the rest...
Astronaut Scott Kelly famously lived and worked on the International Space Station for 340 days—the longest time an American has spent in space. His mission gave scientists some vital insight into what happens to the human body during long-duration stays in orbit. That’s because Kelly has an identical twin, Mark (also an astronaut, and now soon to be a US senator). The Kelly twins offered scientists a rare opportunity: as they studied what happened to Scott’s body during his year in space, they had the benefit of a control subject, Mark, who stayed on Earth.
The NASA Twins Study provided more evidence for what we already suspected. In a confined capsule under microgravity and prolonged exposure to radiation, the immune system takes a hit, the eye changes shape for the worse, and there’s some significant loss in muscle and bone mass.
But we also learned about some surprising effects. Kelly … Read the rest...