Hackers Could Use Security Flaws in Solar Panel Equipment to Take Over Power Grid

Hackers Could Use Security Flaws in Solar Panel Equipment to Take Over Power Grid

00 According to the new research, the flaws in the panels could lead to serious damage to solar power plants. This type of attack could have a longer lasting effect than just a temporary power outage. Solar power plants form an interconnected network that shares power across them in order to ensure demand is meant. For instance, when there is a surplus of power, it can be drawn upon by another plant that is in deficit….

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Facebook’s Comment and Post Translations Are Now All Managed by AI

Facebook’s Comment and Post Translations Are Now All Managed by AI

00 Facebook translates billions of its users’ posts and comments every day. The social media giant is now looking to get all its translations done by neural networks. Previously the social media site had used simple phrase-based machine translation models, but the switch to the advanced method will dramatically improve accuracy. “Creating seamless, highly accurate translation experiences for the 2 billion people who use Facebook is difficult,” Facebook explained, “We need to account for context, slang, typos, abbreviations, and…

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This High Performance E-Bike Looks and Feels Like a Vintage Chopper

This High Performance E-Bike Looks and Feels Like a Vintage Chopper

00 Sure, e-bikes are practical. They make longer distance transportation a bit easier than normal bikes while using less fuel than a car. They’re normally sleek and lightweight-looking to emphasize the light weight of the bike frames. Often times, an e-bike can look sporty and cute, but very few on the market can be labeled “tough.” [Image Source: Ruff Cycles] Ruff Cycles looked to change that with their new bike — the Ruffian. The German bike…

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This Terrifying Video Visualizes How Many People Would Die in a Nuclear War

This Terrifying Video Visualizes How Many People Would Die in a Nuclear War

00 As tensions between North Korea and the US increase, the possibility of a nuclear attack seems more real than ever. While we can only hope the leaders of these countries can use diplomacy rather than weapons, it is critical to ask the big questions about the possible conflict. What would the consequences of a nuclear attack be? What would be the human toll from nuclear missiles? Data visualizer Neil Halloran has created a brilliantly terrifying video that shows exactly…

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17 of the Biggest Machines in the World

17 of the Biggest Machines in the World

00 So you’re looking for the world’s biggest machines eh? Then look no further. The following are a combination of scientific apparatus, construction and mining vehicles and some interesting novelties for your entertainment. We’ll not mess around and just get stuck in. Enjoy. The following are in no particular order and it is far from exhaustive. 1. Large Hadron Collider The Large Hadron Collider is the biggest machine man has ever built to date. It…

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SpaceX Successfully Launches First Reused Dragon Capsule to ISS

SpaceX Successfully Launches First Reused Dragon Capsule to ISS

00 SpaceX’s successful flights seem to be getting more prevalent with each month. Yesterday, SpaceX launched yet another Falcon 9 rocket. However, this time, the cargo made headlines. SpaceX carried a Dragon cargo capsule that had already been in space. The recycled Dragon traveled with SpaceX in 2014 to deliver cargo to the ISS. This marks the first time in history a private company sent a vehicle into orbit for a second use. [Image Source: SpaceX…

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Combat Soldiers May Soon Be Hovering 10,000 Feet High With Flyboard Air

Combat Soldiers May Soon Be Hovering 10,000 Feet High With Flyboard Air

00 A prototype hovercraft called the Flyboard Air could one day be available to US combat soldiers for military use. The hovercraft is capable of propelling its operator to an upward flight of up to 10,000 feet at a top speed of 150 km/h. The Flyboard Air hovercraft Referred to as the Independent Propulsion Unit, the Flyboard Air is a 4-year worth of hard work for inventor Franky Zapata. It’s the latest hovercraft model by Zapata…

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You Can Carry This Tiny Pocket PC Wherever You Go

You Can Carry This Tiny Pocket PC Wherever You Go

00 Smartphones and other handheld “computers” have come a long way in recent years. They do, however, lack the capabilities of a good old fashioned desktop PC. Wouldn’t it be great if we can miniaturize one and carry it around? Well, Intel has answered the call with their credit card-sized Pocket PC. You get the functionality of a desktop and it’s easy to carry around. Nice! Enter the Intel Compute Card. It’s not only neat but happens…

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China Is Now Powered by the World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

China Is Now Powered by the World’s Largest Floating Solar Power Plant

00 The largest floating solar power plant in the world is now officially in operation. Sungrow, the global leading photovoltaic (PV) inverter system supplier, announced the world’s largest floating PV power plant is supplying 40MW of power to the grid in Huainan, China. The plant was constructed near a mining area that is constantly flooded due to rainy weather. The depth of the water ranged between 4 to 10 meters in Huainan, a coal-rich city in…

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BMW M Congratulates Mercedes-AMG on 50th Anniversary With This Amusing Gift

BMW M Congratulates Mercedes-AMG on 50th Anniversary With This Amusing Gift

00 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the sports car and performance brand Mercedes-AMG. The German luxurious automobile brand Mercedes-AMG is celebrating their “50 Years of Driving Performance” this 2017. To equal the brand’s decades of luxurious service, they have extended the AMG GT family of sports cars to the new Mercedes-AMG GT C. To honor this milestone anniversary, the brand’s ultimate arch-rival, BMW M, gave them the loudest greeting through an ad that says…

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