Daily Archives: 16.07.2021

ShapeShift to decentralise entire company, begins with record airdrop

ShapeShift, a leading global cryptocurrency management platform, has begun dismantling its corporate structure to decentralise governance to its customers through its FOX token. The process was initiated with 340 million FOX tokens being granted to more than a million recipients, making it the largest crypto airdrop in history. Current and past ShapeShift users, KeepKey hardware wallet owners, and users of ...

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Getting dressed with help from robots

Basic safety needs in the palaeolithic era have largely evolved with the onset of the industrial and cognitive revolutions. We interact a little less with raw materials and interface a little more with machines. Robots don’t have the same hardwired behavioural awareness and control, so secure collaboration with humans requires methodical planning and coordination. You can likely assume your friend ...

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New SpaceX drone ship arrives at Port Canaveral

 A new SpaceX drone ship named “A Shortfall of Gravitas” was towed into Port Canaveral Thursday, completing a shuffling of SpaceX’s rocket landing platforms to support upcoming launches from Florida and California. “A Shortfall of Gravitas” was towed from a construction facility in Louisiana after completing an initial series of sea trials. SpaceX teams at Port Canaveral will finish ...

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Ingenuity is now Mapping the Terrain Around Perseverance

Having eyes in the sky is useful for a variety of activities.  Everything from farming to military operations has benefited from the boom in drone usage, as the small aircraft track the progress of crop disease, enemy movements, or how awesome a professor skier looks going down a mountain.  Now the benefits of aerial surveillance has spread to other worlds ...

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Economy grew more last year than previously thought

The rise in GDP was largely driven by a 9.5% increase in exports of goods and services The economy grew more strongly last year than previously thought, according to new figures from the Central Statistics Office which show that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by 5.9%. The CSO said it revised upwards the previous figure of 3.4%, due to the ...

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