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SpaceX has experienced a problem during the testing of its Crew Dragon capsule, according to numerous witnesses in Florida.During the engine test firing at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station yesterday afternoon, an unspecified anomaly occurred.This lead to plumes of smoke rising from the test site, which were apparently visible for miles.According to Florida Today, photographer Craig Bailey who was covering a surf fest in nearby Cocoa Beach captured an image of orange smoke rising from SpaceX facilities at around 3:30 p.m.In a statement, SpaceX confirmed the anomaly: “Earlier today, SpaceX conducted a series of engine tests on a Crew Dragon test vehicle on our test stand at Landing Zone 1 in Cape Canaveral, Florida,” the statement said.“The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand.
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Saved emails, Geocities pages, an emulation of Windows 98.These are all parts of the deleted web — the web that can’t be easily accessed anymore.And they’re all part of a museum exhibition called “The Art Happens Here: Net Art Anthology,” currently showing at the New Museum.The name of the exhibition, “The Art Happens Here,” comes from a 1997 diagram by an artist duo named MTAA, depicting a lightning symbol in between two computers and an arrow pointing to it saying, “The art happens here.” “They wanted to show people that the artwork wasn’t something shown on a screen but it was more about an encounter they were having with other users,” Rhizome’s artistic director, Michael Connor tells The Verge, “There’s no object.The issues Miao raises in her exhibit have also shown up on the news quite recently: many Chinese Twitter users have vanished from the platform after a police crackdown over the past half-year.Some have been detained for posting on the platform, which is blocked on China.
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After much speculation though, Microsoft is finally trying to give us a not too subtle push towards a digital-only marketplace for our games with the imminent release of the Xbox One S All-Digital Edition.Microsoft (and plenty of other publisher partners) haven't quite grasped the concept of fair pricing for digital games and now the hardware seems to be following suit.When considering a digital-only console, it needs a hook to really tempt us away from the traditional disc-based versions.There are at least a few bundled games to get you going in Minecraft, Sea of Thieves and Forza Horizon 3.Getting rid of a the disc-drive would surely provide an opportunity to reimagine the chassis of the console for a more compact design too of course?Before all the digital-only console rumours really starting emerging over the last few months, the Xbox One S had already become one of the best-priced gaming consoles on the market as Microsoft discontinued the older 500GB models in favour of making the 1TB one the new standard, while keeping the prices the same - the 1TB models used to be $50/£50 more expensive.
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On Saturday, the SpaceX Crew Dragon spacecraft experienced an ‘anomaly’ during an engine test fire, according to the company, which resulted in a large plume of smoke appearing in Cape Canaveral, Florida.NASA has issued a statement on the matter, saying, “This is why we test.” The Crew Dragon successfully traveled to the International Space Station in March and was scheduled to carry astronauts in July.The event was noted by local publication Florida Today, which acquired multiple images showing a large body of smoke rising from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on Saturday.The 45th Space Wing and SpaceX both confirmed that an ‘anomaly’ during a Crew Dragon engine test fire was the cause.The issue was ‘contained,’ according to a spokesperson, and no one was injured.In a statement, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said:
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Value plays a huge role in this list, and there's a mid-range device here that's well worth considering for more budget-minded buyers.That typically leads me to recommend phones that may have fewer features or a less sleek design than the ultra-premium models that command four-figure price tags.If you always go with the top of the line, then you probably already know the phone you want.Motorola's Moto G series of smartphones has been our favorite mid-range option ever since they were first released back in 2013, and they've only been getting better every generation.Last year's Moto G6 was a fantastic device that made me forget I was using a $250 phone, and not one that cost more $800.The new $300 Moto G7 comes with updated specs, design, and even a few rare, out-of-style features that many smartphone users still value.
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These smart home devices let you control the flow of power through them and make it easy to turn a “dumb” appliance into a connected device.The smart home market has dozens of smart plugs to choose from, but the majority are geared toward indoor use.Kasa’s smart Wi-Fi outdoor Plug by TP-Link is designed to fit into covered outdoor outlets.The Kasa Smart Wi-Fi Outdoor Plug by TP-Link has an IP rating of 64.The “Away” mode is one of the coolest features.If none of those fit your needs, you can create your own custom scene.
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The six-year-old startup Platform.sh allows developers to "clone" the applications they're building so they can test them in real-time and release code more efficiently.Platform.sh CEO and co-founder Fred Plais says this can be a massive cost savings for developer teams.Platform.sh is also an all-remote company, but this helps the team collaborate more efficiently, Plais says.Everyday, a small company most people have never heard of creates 15,000 clones.These clones aren't the clone troops of Star Wars or the mice experiments of research labs.Through cloning, Platform.sh CEO and co-founder Fred Plais hopes Platform.sh can make the lives of developers less stressful.
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Today, April 21, 2019, the Game Boy turns 30 years old.The handheld console that paved the way for the Switch is still beloved by almost anyone who’s ever laid hands on it, and for all its shortcomings, it’s still one of the most memorable gaming devices of all time.The NES and SNES Classic Edition consoles reminded players that despite being graphically limited, many 2D games still hold up quite well against modern 3D titles when it comes to gameplay, and straight up fun.Eventually, they might even show up for the Switch, and be playable through a TV in the way that the Super Game Boy adapter cart facilitated for the SNES.That would be neat, but as I’ve said before, I don’t actually find the Switch to be portable enough for my tastes—it rarely leaves the house.You can fit the entire Game Boy library on a cheap flash card these days, so for starters, I’d definitely like to see a healthy selection of games bundled.
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Kotlin has become the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub, and it's increasingly being used by companies like Google, Square, Pinterest, Pivotal, Capital One, and Atlassian.Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world, originally created by the Oracle-acquired company Sun Microsystems.Writing the same code in Kotlin usually results in fewer lines of code."It's the 1 fastest growing language according to GitHub, the "Facebook for programmers," growing over two and a half times in the past year.It was voted one of the top five most loved languages according to Stack Overflow, a site for developers to ask and answer questions about code.
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In a hotel opposite Central Park, my 10-year-old son Alex and I are sitting in a room full of cardboard, and the man who dreamed it all up is in the middle of it.The mercurial cardboard construction games for Nintendo Switch blend papercraft and programming to make seemingly impossible magic objects.Since Labo's surprising debut last year, Nintendo has created four different Labo kits, ranging from a robot backpack to a vehicle kit to the most recent VR-focused kit, which comes with its own goggles that the Switch can slot into.VR was always part of the planEven though the Labo VR Kit was the fourth version of Labo, Sakaguchi insists it was always there from the get-go."We actually had it all planned out from the very beginning ... even in the [original] announcement video, if you look at it, everything but the VR goggles is included."
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Christina Koch has spent the past month orbiting Earth aboard the International Station.Her prolonged stay—at an estimated 328 days—will establish a new record for the longest spaceflight completed by a woman.NASA’s new crew assignments were announced earlier today, at which time Koch (pronounced “Cook”) learned that she’ll be participating in ISS missions 59, 60, and 61.Koch arrived at the ISS on March 14 and, if all proceeds as planned, won’t return to Earth until February 2020.“It feels awesome,” said Koch in a video released by NASA.“I have known that this was a possibility for a long time, and it’s truly a dream come true to know that I can continue to work on the programme that I have valued so highly my whole life.
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Humanity has crept into every nook and cranny of the planet, and now we’re being forced to confront the ramifications and make our peace with that, including in the art we’re creating.That’s the conceit of Atmos, a new magazine launched this month that’s an “exploration of climate and culture.” The first issue focuses on the theme of neo-natural—an idea about how (or even whether) humanity and nature can co-exist anymore—and among the features is a series of photographs of the Amazon rainforest by Daniel Beltrá.The Brazilian photographer’s work reveals how nature is ceding ground, both literally and figuratively, to the built environment.The images show the stark lines of farmers’ fields pushing against the unruly Amazon rainforest, mines carved into hillsides, logs stacked in a manmade clearing, or a pancaked brazil nut tree outlined by tractor tracks like chalk outlining a murder victim.They also show how the divide between the built and natural environment can sometimes smear together, with trees popping out raw dirt or a flock of scarlet ibises crosses the flooded Amazon lowlands.Overall, the images paint a portrait of the heavy toll human development is taking on the Amazon, which saw its highest levels of deforestation in a decade last year.
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Google receives over one trillion searches each year.The first page of Google search results get the vast majority of that traffic, and ultimately more profits.If you’re not currently ranking on the first page of search engines, you’re missing out.For that reason, every website worth its salt employs SEO specialists, including Android Authority.If you have expertise in this field then there are a vast number of career opportunities out there.That’s where the Complete SEO Certification Training Bundle comes in.
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During testing Saturday, the SpaceX Crew Dragon, designed to ferry humans between Earth and the International Space Station (ISS), suffered "an anomaly".According to reports by Florida Today, orange plumes of smoke were seen billowing for miles from Cape Canaveral, Florida, where the testing was taking place."Earlier today, SpaceX conducted a series of engine tests on a Crew Dragon test vehicle on our test stand at Landing Zone 1 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.The initial tests completed successfully but the final test resulted in an anomaly on the test stand.Ensuring that our systems meet rigorous safety standards and detecting anomalies like this prior to flight are the main reasons why we test.Our teams are investigating and working closely with our NASA partners" according to a SpaceX spokesperson.
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Already under scrutiny after two deadly crashes of its 737 Max 8 aircraft, Boeing took an additional hit Saturday when a front page story in The New York Times detailed alleged negligence at a South Carolina factory that makes another of Boeing's jets.The Times report says Boeing "often valued production speed over quality" and that workers at the plant have routinely left metal shavings, tools and other potentially hazardous debris near electrical wiring in planes coming off the assembly line.The factory makes Boeing's 787 Dreamliner aircraft.Boeing has also ignored employee complaints about the issues, says the report, which relies on interviews with current and former employees, along with corporate documents, internal emails and federal records.In one instance, workers found a ladder left behind in the tail of a plane, which could have locked up the gears of the horizontal stabilizer, a former Boeing technician told the paper.Boeing didn't immediately provide CNET with a comment on the report, but a company representative told the Times that the South Carolina factory is "producing the highest levels of quality" in the company's history.
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The latest Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures short takes us to the forest moon of Endor, where Princess Leia gets separated from the rest of the Rebel Alliance and encounters a small but feisty native: Wicket the Ewok.A little later, of course, it takes some convincing to get all the Ewoks in line with the task at hand, but in their initial encounter, Wicket doesn’t hesitate to help Leia kick some Stormtrooper ass.You can watch all of the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures shorts on the Star Wars Kids YouTube channel.
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We received government benefits that helped take some pressure off my dad, who paid for food on our table by bagging groceries at supermarkets.We had no relatives to fall back on for help.From the bathroom in my elementary school to the mall, I took that thing everywhere I went.Little did I know that video games became the reason why I am now sitting at the living room table, writing this piece that you’re reading on this website.By the time I reached 7th grade, I wasn’t just playing video games — I was reading about video games from Electronic Gaming Monthly, I was watching flash movies based on video games from Newgrounds, I was watching movies based on video games.They helped me deal with my parents’ constant arguing and the bullying issues I had at school.
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The Santa Clarita Diet, Netflix's smart, slyly satiric sitcom about a zombie outbreak in suburban Southern California, has largely flown under the pop culture radar since it debuted in February 2017.And that's a shame, because it's easily one of the best half-hour comedies on TV right now.Season 3 brought the same winning blend of satire, snappy dialogue, slapstick, and of course, plenty of zombie-munching gore.The series centers on Joel and Sheila Hammond (Tim Olyphant and Drew Barrymore), married real estate agents in Santa Clarita who find their lives irrevocably altered after Sheila has an extreme upchucking incident while showing a house to prospective clients.She thinks it's a bad case of food poisoning but soon begins to crave human flesh.Season 1 was a bit uneven, especially in the earlier episodes, but the show found its stride by the end of that first 10-episode run, and both seasons 2 and 3 are sheer bingeable delights.
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I've spent quite a lot of time with the Harbeth P3ESR 40th Anniversary mini monitors and every time I listen to the speakers I hear something different, which is always a good sign.The P3ESR is the sort of speaker that takes on the sound of the recording you're playing, it's a real shape shifter.The P3ESR 40th Anniversary sells for $2,995 a pair in the US, £2,495 in the UK and AU$4,400 in Australia.Made in the UK, the speaker uses a proprietary 4.5-inch Radial mid/woofer and 0.75 inch tweeter with an impedance is of 6 ohms.The handcrafted cabinet, finished in scrumptious real olive wood veneers feels extra solid.It's comfortably small, just 12 inches high by 7.5 wide and 7.2 inches deep.
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Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning."While luxury rivals like Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW plan to release electric SUVs in the coming years, Jaguar's closest competitor to the I-Pace at the moment is Tesla's Model X, though the Model X is larger and seats more people than the I-Pace.While luxury rivals like Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and BMW plan to release electric SUVs in the coming years, Jaguar's closest competitor to the I-Pace at the moment is Tesla's Model X (though the Model X is larger and seats more people than the I-Pace), which was first released in 2015 and starts at $89,500 before federal and state incentives.It has a 90 kWh battery and a range of 234 miles.The Model X's tech features include Autopilot — a semi-autonomous, driver-assistance system — a 17-inch touchscreen that controls many of the car's settings, and over-the-air updates.However, the I-Pace isn't perfect.
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