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Here’s a list of news and other information that I’ve read and found interesting.  These links take you to other sites.

Mon, Jun 05, 2017
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Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones with 3D sensors as one potential fix for places GPS won't accurately reach, another approach is to kit out an interior with lots of Bluetooth beacons [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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Canada turns 150 years old this summer. To celebrate, the Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN) Botanical Garden in St. John's planned far ahead: Last October, they planted carefully selected red and white tulip bulbs, some in the shape of a maple leaf. One local resident got a bit greedy, though, and [...]
Thu, May 25, 2017
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One of the men cried as his sentence was read out. The post Men sentenced to public caning in Indonesia for being gay appeared first on Star Observer. [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
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When Google launched Inbox, its more experimental next-gen email client for Gmail, one of its flagship features was Smart Reply. With Smart Reply, Google's machine learning algorithms look at your incoming emails and then suggest short, three- or four-word replies (think “Sure” or “Yes, thank you”). Until now, this feature [...]
Thu, May 18, 2017
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The WannaCry cyberattack has ensnared more than 300,000 computers in 150 countries by taking advantage of outdated versions of Windows that never got Microsoft's crucial security patches. Hmm. Millions of devices that are stuck on older versions of an operating system and don't have access to the latest updates. Where have [...]
Wed, May 17, 2017
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