Starlink internet service is now in Antarctica

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The SpaceX polar service is undergoing a new test at the McMurdo Station. The Starlink internet service constellation from SpaceX is receiving a remote-service test at the highest level, as it is now being trialed by researchers at McMurdo Station in the Antarctic. The service is currently viewed as having high potential for helping to connect the world. Many look to Starlink as a way to ensure that people living in rural areas and in other communities that are underserved by technology will be able to gain high-speed internet service…

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QR codes in bookstore campaign link to open copies of banned books

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The new Oklahoma location is using the barcodes to help challenge the bans in the state. A bookstore in Oklahoma has started using merchandise with QR codes printed on it as a way to challenge a state book ban with which it does not agree. When the barcodes printed on the merchandise are scanned, they link to a list of banned books. Scanning the QR codes on the free merchandise provides the scanner with access to open copies of books that have been banned by the state. The owner of…

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She-Hulk series QR codes have fans scanning for Easter Eggs

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The Marvel show has included hidden barcodes viewers can spot and scan with their phones. QR codes aren’t anything new to Disney+ Marvel, which loves to tuck the little scannable Easter Eggs into their episodes so fans can discover and decipher them. The new She-Hulk: Attorney at Law series has tucked a number of them into its episodes as well. The QR codes in the new She-Hulk series are primarily designed to provide scanners with previews of comic books the subscription service Marvel Unlimited has to offer. For instance, in…

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Google teaches its Everyday Robots language skills

The company’s researchers want the devices to be able to better respond to human requests. Google is bringing its Everyday robots together large language models to provide them with a greater capacity to assist humans with a spectrum of daily tasks. The idea is to provide the devices with improved responses to requests made in different wordings. The Everyday Robots are being developed by Google’s parent company Alphabet’s experimental division called X. The gadgets were introduced into the company’s offices in 2021 to assist with daily tasks around the workplace…

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Greece seeks to use 3D printing robot to replace Elgin Marbles at British Museum

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The suggested strategy is to return the ancient sculptures and to display meticulous replicas instead. A team from the Institute for Digital Archaeology (IDA) in Oxford, England has programmed a 3D printing robot that would be able to produce realistic copies of the Elgin Marbles, Ancient Greek Parthenon sculptures, that the British Museum would be able to display so it can return the originals to their country of origin. The technology has been programmed in a way that the copies would be exceptionally realistic. The British Museum has yet to…

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