The High Risk Heroics Behind Making Sure You Get New Gadgets This Fall

Hellen Wadman

For as long as consumer electronics have been tied to the holiday season cycle, engineering heroism is what got those devices on shelves. There is incredible pressure to deliver high quality devices, in abundant quantity, on schedule in order to meet revenue targets. To make it happen, engineers become heroes: last-minute flights, all-nighters, hand carries, and strokes of genius are all baked into these epic deliveries. I was an

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More Zegna Than Brooks Brothers

Hellen Wadman

In 1914, brothers Alfieri, Ettore and Ernesto from Bologna, Italy founded a company that bore their family name: Maserati. In 1926, they produce their first original automobile, the Tipo 26. Over the next century, the company produces race cars, sports cars, luxury coupes, sedans and convertibles — some memorable, some forgettable. In 1966, Maserati unveils the Ghibli, a two-door sports car designed

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AI device for nursing homes can monitor elderly residents using radio waves

Hellen Wadman

AI device for nursing homes can monitor elderly residents’ precise movements using radio waves and call for help if needed

  • The device bounces radio waves around a room to look at objects and movement
  • When it detects movement it bounces the signal back to the mounted sensor 
  • Artificial Intelligence analyses the data to create a constant picture of activity
  • The team say this could be used in care home to
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Melania Trump’s Lime RNC Dress Provided the Internet With the Perfect Green Screen

Hellen Wadman



Donald Trump, Melania Trump are posing for a picture: During Thursday's final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention, Melania Trump wore a lime green dress by Valentino that got the internet moving on making memes, and using her dress as a green screen. The results are what you would expect.


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During Thursday’s final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention, Melania Trump wore a lime green dress by Valentino that got the internet moving on making memes, and using her dress as a green screen. The results are what you would expect.

On August 10, 2012, Melania Trump tweeted out one of the internet’s finest gems—a photo of a smiling beluga whale with

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NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research

Hellen Wadman

While approximately 20% of the seafloor has been mapped to modern standards, only about 5% of the ocean has actually been explored.

Sometimes menacing, sometimes serene, there’s still so much to be learned about our ocean and what lies beneath its surface. Image courtesy of Art Howard, Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration, NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2019 Southeastern U.S. Deep-sea Exploration. Download image (jpg, 9.9 MB).

The

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