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Amazon jumps into the 3D printing market

by Joe Jejune The 3D Printed Products Store is a marketplace for print on-demand products. Read more about Amazon jumps into the 3D printing market

Red Shirt Survey: Network Pros get no respect

by Jamie Hinks Red Shirt Survey survey finds over half of all network professionals lack job recognition. Read more about Red Shirt Survey: Network Pros get no respect

The future of the cloud

There have been some big happenings in the cloud space recently, but what does the future hold for cloud computing? Read more about The future of the cloud

A linguist has a question about sampling when the goal is causal inference from observational data

Nate Delaney-Busch writes: I’m a PhD student of cognitive neuroscience at Tufts, and a question came recently with my colleagues about the difficulty of random sampling in cases of highly controlled stimulus sets, and I thought I would drop a line to see if you had any reading suggestions for us. Show More Summary

Amazon jumps into the 3D printing market

by Joe Jejune The 3D Printed Products Store is a marketplace for print on-demand products. Read more about Amazon jumps into the 3D printing market

Germany’s green tech forces 400x increase in power rates

The price of a stabilized green power grid is very steep, one could say it is like a “hockey stick” Story submitted by Eric Worrall  (h/t John Droz) Coal and gas electricity companies are being paid up to 400x times … Continue readi...

Red Shirt Survey: Network Pros get no respect

by Jamie Hinks Red Shirt Survey survey finds over half of all network professionals lack job recognition. Read more about Red Shirt Survey: Network Pros get no respect

Making a great "mobile first" app, the right way

by Ajay Chowdhury What does it mean to be truly "mobile first, why is it important, and how do you do it right? Read more about Making a great "mobile first" app, the right way

Is Apple delaying iPhone 6 phablet on purpose?

by Darren Allan According to the latest rumour, the larger 5.5in iPhone 6 delay due to Apple’s sales strategy. Read more about Is Apple delaying iPhone 6 phablet on purpose?

Image of the Day: Nearby Cosmic Bubble Harbors a Star 100,000 Times More Luminous than the Sun

The Bubble Nebula or NGC 7635 is 10 light-year diameter object a mere 11,000 light-years away toward the constellation Cassiopeia near a giant molecular cloud which contains the expansion of the bubble. Above and right of the Bubble's center is...

Escape from the July 20 Haboob in Western Nevada

At 3:37 pm, July 20th, my phone made a strange and loud noise in my pocket, and I took it out to find the first of two emergency alerts that I would receive from the National Weather Service. The first NWS alert, for the Lovelock area, is on the bottom. Show More Summary

Analysis of Temperature Change using World Class Stations

Guest essay by Ron Clutz This is a study to see what the world’s best stations (a subset of all stations I selected as “world class” by criteria) are telling us about climate change over the long term. There are … Continue reading ?

NASA sees Tropical Storm Hernan near Mexico's Baja California

Tropical Storm Hernan developed over this past weekend and reached hurricane strength before vertical wind shear kicked in and kicked the storm down. NASA's Terra satellite passed over Hernan when it was developing as a tropical depression near Baja California, Mexico. read more

Is Apple delaying iPhone 6 phablet on purpose?

by Darren Allan According to the latest rumour, the larger 5.5in iPhone 6 delay due to Apple’s sales strategy. Read more about Is Apple delaying iPhone 6 phablet on purpose?

Philological teaser

From George Walkden on Facebook: "Syntactic Reconstruction and Proto-Germanic: Cinematic Teaser". We don't normally promote books, but that promotional video is special. Like the trailer, OUP promises the book for August, but amazon is estimating October. (though maybe the U.S. theatrical release will just be later…).

Satellite sees Genevieve's remnants chased by 2 more systems

Tropical Storm Genevieve may be a remnant low pressure area but there's still a chance it could make a comeback. Meanwhile, GOES-West satellite imagery showed there are two developing low pressure areas "chasing" Genevieve to the east. NOAA's Central Pacific Hurricane Center has suddenly become very busy tracking these three areas. read more

Booming mobile health app market needs more FDA oversight for consumer safety, confidence

Dallas (SMU) — Smart phones and mobile devices are on the cusp of revolutionizing health care, armed with mobile health ("mHealth") apps capable of providing everything from cardiac measurements to sonograms. read more

Leaf Mining Insects Went Extinct at the KT/K-Pg Extinction in Montana

After the asteroid impact at the end of the Cretaceous period that triggered the dinosaurs' extinction and ushered in the Paleocene, leaf-mining insects in the western United States completely disappeared. Only a million years later,...Show More Summary

"Glow in Space" --Evidence of A Hot Bubble Left by a Supernova in Our Galactic Neighborhood 10 Million Years Ago

In findings that help astrophysicists understand our corner of the galaxy, an international research team has shown that the soft X-ray glow blanketing the sky comes from both inside and outside the solar system. “We now know that the emission...

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