NASA Tests Space Concrete for Future Mars Habitats

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA is looking toward a future when humans could visit Mars for an extended period, and Elon Musk is promising to send people there in the next decade. Whenever humans do set foot on Mars, they’re going to need […]

Netflix tests human-driven curation with launch of ‘Collections’ – gpgmail

[ad_1] Netflix is testing a new way to help users find TV shows and movies they’ll want to watch with the launch of a “Collections” feature, currently in testing on iOS devices. While Netflix today already offers thematic suggestions of things to watch, based on your Netflix viewing history, Collections aren’t only based on themes. […]

Twitter tests ways for users to follow and snooze specific topics – gpgmail

[ad_1] You may soon be able to organize Twitter’s web of hashtags and handles in a smarter way, that is if the company can pull off its ambitious new rethinking of the app’s timelines. The company isn’t getting rid of the process of a following users but at a press event in SF, company execs […]

Twitter tests reply subscriptions – gpgmail

[ad_1] The Daily Crunch is gpgmail’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Twitter’s latest test lets users subscribe to a tweet’s replies Many people already receive push notifications when selected accounts send […]

Intel’s Cascade Lake With DL Boost Goes Head to Head with Nvidia’s Titan RTX in AI Tests

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. For the past few years, Intel has talked up its Cascade Lake servers with DL Boost (also known as VNNI, Vector Neural Net Instructions). These new capabilities are a subset of AVX-512 and are intended to specifically accelerate CPU […]

Cryptographic ICE Cube tests orbital cybersecurity protocols aboard the ISS – gpgmail

[ad_1] Encryption in space can be tricky. Even if you do everything right, a cosmic ray might come along and flip a bit, sabotaging the whole secure protocol. So if you can’t radiation-harden the computer, what can you do? European Space Agency researchers are testing solutions right now in an experiment running on board the […]

NASA Tests Mars 2020 Robotic Arm With ‘Biceps Curls’

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Slowly but surely, the Mars 2020 rover is taking shape at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). Engineers have attached some of the rover’s many cameras, its wheels, and now it’s time to give its robotic arm a test run. […]

Prenetics partners with Watsons, one of Asia’s largest personal care retailers, to sell its new consumer DNA tests – gpgmail

[ad_1] Genetics testing startup Prenetics today announced a major new deal for its brand in Asia. The company is partnering with A.S. Watson Group, the personal care giant whose stores are ubiquitous in many East and Southeast Asian countries. That means Watsons’ Hong Kong stores and website will be the first retailer in Asia to […]