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Go on, give it a quarter-turn to the right."Instead, he walks around the hot and sweaty room, shouting at us to go harder, faster, etc, while tweaking the resistance knobs on our bikes.Legend has it that the concept of spin classes, in which a group of masochists ride custom-built stationary bike machines to loud, thumping music, was conceived by a South African called Johnny Goldberg at the end of the 1980s.Bound up by a host of bands and straps, I looked like a cross between a Running Man baddie and a punk reject hanging around Vivienne Westwood's shop on the King's Road in 1976.I am Ali-Stor of Bromlar, son of Al-An, defiler of words, wearer of strap-ons, tweaker of knobs!Every device measured and calculated my physical effort in a different way, producing wildly different results.
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The argument - Facebook's blatant copying of Snap's features reduces the competition down to who has the bigger network, and it works.Facebook's insane amount of daily active users (its massive defensible network) allows it to launch (read: copy) any new feature and immediately beat the competition.
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Yes, air travel is pretty amazing.But between flight delays and bumped seats, airlines give us a lot to complain about, too.Boarding procedures, for example, often annoy passengers because they’re seemingly random and pointless.There are a handful of different boarding procedures for major airlines.Of course, most airlines board their elite flyers first, but then they use a rear-to-front method.Many airlines...board back to front, so try reserving a seat toward the back if early boarding and overhead bin space is a priority.
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the World's largest platform for streaming video games, Twitch, has revealed that they will be launching a premiummodell.the Reason is to make more money, but also provide users with the ability to support their favoritprofiler on the platform.Read more: Stream yourself, or follow the other - so you can get started with TwitchAlready today you can pay 4,99 dollars (around 45 sek) for the service, but the new model will include both 9,99 usd (99 sek) 24,99 $ options.For the lower cost, you get access to exclusive material for the two subscriptions, while the higher provides access to the six.Furthermore, the profiles on the platform to send out customized messages to the community.
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Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 has enjoyed a good run as one of the more premium Windows 10 slates, although it’s getting a little long in the tooth and fans continue to hope for its successor.In the meantime, Microsoft’s original equipment manufacture (OEM) partners continue to churn out their own versions, and the detachable slate market is becoming increasingly crowded.One of the more interesting Surface Pro 4 competitors has been the Eve 5, a crowdsourced Windows 10 tablet that has been teased for a while now.It looks like the long development and testing cycle is finally over, and Eve Technology is finally planning to begin production, with shipments starting next month.Eve Technology started on its odyssey of letting users help design Eve 5 in July 2015, after deciding that its first Windows 10 tablet suffered from a lack of input.Display: 12.3-inch IGZO LCD, 2736X1824 resolution, 1:1400 contrast ratio, 450 nits brightness.
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Some people are complaining that the latest build – 9202.35.8 – is causing their Google Wifi hub to turn into a solid blue state; fortunately, Google has acknowledged this issue and will be releasing a fix in the near future.Just last year, Google introduced the Google Wifi, its own answer to many of the problems that conventional Wi-Fi routers pose.The mesh system promises better connectivity and subtler aesthetics, and while Google’s router was very well-received at launch, it’s had its own issues.This time, it’s a problem with basic connectivity.A user named Jacob F took to Google’s product forums to complain that after the most recent update to 9202.35.8, his Google Wifi hub would randomly turn into a solid blue state, indicating connectivity issues.The thread has since gained multiple replies, which show that while not all, a significant number of other Google Wifi users have been affected by this exact same issue.
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The chinese internetjätten Tencent rename their digital game store for WeGame and from previously largely been in China the service should now be released worldwide.the Launch means that Valve's game store Steam can get competition.Steam has long dominated in the game to the pc and has over 125 million registered accounts.Tencent, however, has already 200 million users in China and a global expansion can now expand the figure further.For game developers it also means a choice, and that they not only need to rely on Steam in the future.Tencent is a major player within the games and own Riot Games is behind League of Legends, and Finnish Supercell, which is located behind the mobile games such as Clash of Clans and Clash Royale.
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in France, a presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has declared to hold everything in France, against immigration, if elected.the nationalist party National Front leader Le Pen flashing immigration freezing in Paris in his speech, which is described as one of his campaign more stringent.in French presidential elections, the first round will take place on Sunday."I Decided all legal immigration moratorium to stop this uncontrolled situation that is pulling us down," Le Pen said.Le Pen's election promise of his would therefore be a temporary interruption, followed by France, according to him, the introduction of ”reasonable, humaanimmat and hallitta injuries” the game rules for immigration, the BBC reported.right-wing extremist Le Pen in the first round under the gallup popularity in more or less even in the centre sector Emmanuel macron.
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Bloomberg rapporterar att Rockstars gigantiska sandlådespel GTA V ofta används som simulator när AI:n för förarlösa bilar testas av forskare och ingenjörer.Alain Kornhauser, professor vid Princeton University och drivande i forskningen, förklarar att spelet ”är den rikaste virtuella miljön” som de kan hämta data ifrån.Startup-företaget Nio har som mål att presentera en självkörande elbil i USA år 2020.Till Bloomberg säger företagets chef för simulationer, Davide Bacchet, att man inte bara kan hämta data som samlas in från verkliga vägar."Med simuleringar kan du köra samma scenario om och om igen", framhåller han som en av den spelbaserade insamlingsmetodens fördelar.Och det är inget dumt val, egentligen.
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It should be said that the increase is the key.When IDC sums up the first quarter so increasing the global pc sales grew by 0.6 per cent, compared with the corresponding period last year, but let's put this into perspective:in 2015, sales decreased by 10.6 per cent.this has made that pc shipments actually declined by 30 percent if you are starting from a peak, which was 2011, " says Jay Chou, who is chief analyst at IDC.– However, users generally have rather shot up their pc purchases, they have not given up the pc for other devices.we are Looking at the enterprise market, so goes this into a ersättningscykel that will drive growth in the near future.
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In a new commercial for the restaurant chain Burger King leans a Burger King employee up against the camera and asks,"Ok Google, what is a Whooper burger?"A command which then activates the voice-activated assistant Google Home in people's homes, whereupon it begins to read up the Wikipedia article for the Whooper.The 15-seconds-long advertisement that is broadcast far and wide on american television has since begun to go people on the nerves whereupon some went in, started the edit on the Wikipedia article for the Whooper.Among other things, the Whoopers the ingredients consist of "cyanide", "råttkött", "toenails" and "a normal child" and that it was snabbmatskedjans by far the worst burgers.Google itself is not involved in the advertisement and according to The Verge should the advertising no longer activate Google Home.
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originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.In general, the main challenge with starting a turbine engine is ensuring there is sufficient airflow before introducing fuel.If the turbine blades are not pushing enough air through the engine, introducing fuel and beginning combustion will cause the engine to overheat and will damage it.So, every jet engine uses one or more methods to spin the turbine to a safe speed (usually around 10% to 30% N1 [maximum RPM]) before beginning combustion:Auxiliary power unit: This is a smaller turbine engine that generates high-pressure exhaust, and is powered from the same fuel tanks as the regular engines.The APU, being smaller, is usually started with a battery.
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Ever eager to dip its finger into more pies, Google is now testing a new project called Hire to tackle the task of managing job applications for recruiters, reports Axios.It’s currently being used by companies like Medisas, DramaFever and Poynt to accept applications for open positions.Google Hire is likely being built by the folks at Bebop, an enterprise application development team that the search giant acquired in 2015.From the sparse website, it’s hard to tell exactly what sort of functionality Hire offers at present.But it’s likely that it’ll rival application management tools offered by the likes of LinkedIn, Indeed and Greenhouse.Hire is the latest venture from a new category to emerge from Google’s stables.
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We’ve been hearing the same story, month after month: The tight housing supply is driving competition among buyers, which keeps pushing home prices up.It’s a national story.The number of U.S. homes for sale sank 13 percent in March compared to one year earlier, marking the 18th straight month of annual inventory declines, according to a report from Redfin.At the same time, said the report, 2017 “remains on track to be the fastest housing market on record.” Nearly a fifth (19.1 percent) of U.S. homes sold in March went under contract within two weeks, and 21.7 percent of homes sold for more than their asking price.And it’s a Bay Area story.After Denver and Seattle (where newly listed homes spent just eight days on market), Oakland and San Jose were the fastest-moving markets in the nation with 13 and 14 median days on market, respectively.What’s more, Redfin ranked the nation’s most competitive markets like this: No.1, San Jose, where 69.6 percent of homes sold for more than their listing price; No.
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SEOUL—Preorders for Samsung Electronics Co.’s coming flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8, have been stronger in the U.S. and South Korea than the prior year’s model, Samsung mobile chief D.J.Koh said, suggesting that the South Korean smartphone maker may have persuaded consumers to look past last year’s Galaxy Note 7 fiasco.Mr. Koh, who spoke to reporters Thursday at an event in Seoul, didn’t specify by how much preorder sales for...
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Microsoft lost the smartphone race to Google and Apple, but it has not yet thrown in the towel.the Biggest problem kolmitoimi the machine is its operating system.Initialize keep alive, for example HP, with a fresh Windows-phone Elite x3 becomes docked light into a laptop or even desktop pc's.the phone on the x3 is what effective the Windows phone can be expected: a high-performance and technically competent, but weak app ecosystem in crippled by.HP marketing Elite X3:a particularly for business users.the X3 is available in two shipyards, a work desk, use the Desk Dock (price 150 euros) as well as the Lap Dock (750 euros).
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Centerline’s chief strategy officer John Lane is on a mission to change the way that we think about our personas.There’s rarely a plan to revisit and improve it in the future, because planning and execution are so labor-intensive.Both approaches get you a finished product, but one takes far less time, involves direct communication with the audience for the content, and allows for regular adjustments to both the product and plan.Others had personas that were three or four years old, and they had never been updated.When you have lots of highly prescriptive personas, ones that have gotten down to a really fine level of detail, then people freeze up and don’t know how to communicate with people differently based on these minute changes.That includes the fact that it might not be one department’s budget, it might not be only one division that gets to purchase something and use it.
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Medical and public health minister Gabriel Wikström welcomes digital health centres but considers that the compensation system must be changed.”Today's reimbursement system makes the incentives for high to open the digital clinics.”Gabriel Wikström (S) is the minister responsible for sport, healthcare and public health in Sweden.not To digitize healthcare in order to be in pace with the rest of the community will create a gap in trust and, therefore, is the development towards digital health clinics is absolutely right.But with the development arise a lot of problems,” says Gabriel Wikström.According to the patientlagen from 2015, patients can seek care anywhere in Sweden.
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An eighteen-year Netflix veteran is leaving the company.The video streaming company said this week that its chief product officer Neil Hunt will step down in July.Greg Peters, who has been with Netflix for nine years, will become the new chief product officer.During his stint at Netflix, Hunt helped the company branch out of its once-core business of renting DVDs to users by debuting in 2007 its popular on-demand video streaming service, noted Variety.Peters previously worked out of Netflix’s Tokyo office and helped the company expand its operations in other regions of the world.He also led the company’s product engineering unit and oversaw the creation and marketing of a Japanese version of Netflix, according to an announcement.“Greg and Neil have collaborated through the years to make the Netflix experience all over the world absolutely incredible,” Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said in a statement.“I look forward to having Greg take on this role and to celebrate with Neil our 100 millionth member.”Additionally, Netflix said that its chief talent officer Tawni Cranz is also leaving the company to “pursue other interests.” Netflix did not say who would replace Cranz.“Over the last decade, Tawni has played a formative role in developing our business culture as well as developing an amazing talent team,” said Hastings.“We deeply appreciate her contributions.”This story originally appeared on Fortune.com.
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On Friday morning, Okta crossed over from the startup world into the big-leagues and became a public company.It's been an exciting journey for Todd McKinnon and Freddy Kerrest, who launched their company in 2009 right after theIt makes it easy for IT departments to add or remove employee access to accounts
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