Grave cameras offer virus-weary grievers virtual burial visits

These cemetery cameras aren’t intended for security — they offer the virus-weary living the ability to have “on-demand virtual burial visits” with the departed. On Wednesday, tech company AFTR launched two weather-resistant, solar-powered cameras that grievers can attach to headstones or place in-ground at gravesites to digitally access their loved ones’ final resting places. Each …

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This is how the Mars Perseverance rover will get to the Red Planet

After it was delayed three times to iron out issues, NASA’s Perseverance rover is slated on July 30 to head to Mars, where it will perform a number of tasks, including looking for fossilized evidence of extraterrestrial life. The $2.1 billion rover will also come with the first helicopter, known as Ingenuity, that will let …

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NASA is building balloon big as a football stadium

Sending an observatory into space is typically handled by a rocket. You cram the spacecraft into a payload bay, fire it into space, and then deploy it in orbit around Earth. For NASA’s ASTHROS observatory, the space agency has come up with an entirely different strategy for getting its hardware to the edge of space: …

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Facial recognition style artificial intelligence has been created…for birds

Facial recognition style artificial intelligence has been created…for birds. It can tell individuals apart – which humans find impossible. The machine learning tool is up to 92 percent accurate – and will boost conservation efforts. It may also make monitoring devices that are attached to animals redundant – which can cause stress. The technology is …

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Amazon, Google and Wish remove Neo-Nazi products from sites

Tech giants Amazon, Google and Wish have finally removed Neo-Nazi and white supremacist products sold on their sites after an investigation led by the BBC. While all three companies proclaimed racist products were prohibited on their platforms, the BBC easily found white-supremacist flags, neo-Nazi books and Ku Klux Klan merchandise being offered on the sites. …

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Over 1,000 Twitter employees had access to hacked accounts

More than a thousand Twitter employees had access to the tools that allowed hackers to gain access to the accounts of Barack Obama, Bill Gates, Elon Musk and others during a massive security breach last week. The hack, which Twitter over the weekend said was made possible when the attackers “manipulated a small number of …

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Space Force unveils delta logo and ‘semper supra’ motto

The US Space Force has unveiled its logo and motto. In a statement released Wednesday, the military announced that its motto is “semper supra,” or “always above.” “‘Semper Supra’ (Always Above) is our official motto and it represents our role in establishing, maintaining and preserving US freedom of operations in the space domain,” tweeted Space …

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Ex-Google worker says bug may have exposed conservative blacklist

Google said it has fixed a “bug” that led to several conservative websites disappearing from its search results on Tuesday, but a former engineer for the tech giant said the glitch may have inadvertently exposed an internal list that targeted certain news outlets. “It appears to have revealed the existence of another blacklist that disproportionately …

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The top how-to videos people search for while stuck at home

Americans now consult ‘How To’ videos to learn something new, with top life ‘hack’ search terms including how to play the guitar, edit photos and stain removal. A study of 2,000 adults found 82 percent prefer to use online tutorials to perfect a new skill because they can revisit the instructions time and time again. …

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