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Category: Technology

VC&G | [ Retro Scan ] The Promise and Peril of Computerized Cars

Posted on April 26, 2017  in Cars, History, Interesting, Technology

Adventures in vintage computers and retrogaming. Includes articles on classic games and obsolete computers.

Source: VC&G | [ Retro Scan ] The Promise and Peril of Computerized Cars

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Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs

Posted on March 28, 2017  in Automation, Computers, Robotics, Technology

Researchers are surprised to see very little employment increase in other occupations to offset the job losses in manufacturing.

Source: Evidence That Robots Are Winning the Race for American Jobs

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Here’s What We Found Inside the Nintendo Switch | iFixit

Posted on March 6, 2017  in Computers, Gaming, Technology

When you’re designing a portable console, you need a huge battery, you need to keep it cool, and you need to be ready for the inevitable tumble. If you carry something around, you’re gonna drop it. The Nintendo Switch seems to hit all these points and more. The lion’s share of space is given to the batteries and the heat dissipation system. The fan is vibration-dampened to let it quietly run as much as needed.

Source: Here’s What We Found Inside the Nintendo Switch | iFixit

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Acer’s Predator 21 X laptop wields dual GTX 1080 GPUs and costs $8,999 | PC Gamer

Posted on January 5, 2017  in Computers, Technology

http://www.pcgamer.com/acers-predator-21-x-laptop-wields-dual-gtx-1080-gpus-and-costs-8999/?utm_content=buffer7b115&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&utm_campaign=buffer_pcgamerfb

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Article: Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

Posted on September 14, 2016  in Interesting, Technology

Robots will eliminate 6% of all US jobs by 2021, report says

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Machines, Madness and Freedom: Invention in the Mojave Desert

Posted on July 29, 2016  in Cars, Interesting, Technology

Hello World, Episode 5: America’s most passionate and daring inventors have built an engineering paradise in the middle of nowhere.

Source: Machines, Madness and Freedom: Invention in the Mojave Desert

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Japan Will Make Its Last-Ever VCR This Month | Mental Floss

Posted on July 20, 2016  in Technology

R.I.P. VCR.

Source: Japan Will Make Its Last-Ever VCR This Month | Mental Floss

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Lian-Li’s Adjustable Motorized Standing Desk Is Also A Case For Your Killer Gaming PC

Posted on April 21, 2016  in Computers, Technology

It looks as though the folks at Lian-Li took the term desktop computer a bit too literally with their new DK-04 system, which is literally a desk that doubles as an enclosure for your PC components. The DK-04 has a clean, industrial design and even has an electrically actuated height adjustment system that than can raise the desktop from a

Source: Lian-Li’s Adjustable Motorized Standing Desk Is Also A Case For Your Killer Gaming PC

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Microsoft Is Training AI In Minecraft | Popular Science

Posted on March 15, 2016  in Computers, Gaming, Technology

http://www.popsci.com/microsoft-is-training-ai-in-minecraft

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Google Data Center SSD Research Report Offers Surprising Results, SLC Not More Reliable Than MLC Flash

Posted on March 1, 2016  in Computers, Technology

Even for mainstream users, it’s not hard to tell the differences between using a PC that has its OS installed on a solid-state drive versus a mechanical hard drive. With an SSD, the OS will start up faster, while apps and multi-tasking won’t bring certain processes to an absolute crawl. With SSD pricing where it is right now, it’s easy to

Source: Google Data Center SSD Research Report Offers Surprising Results, SLC Not More Reliable Than MLC Flash

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