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Should work Christmas parties be cancelled?

As it stands, the Government has not advised employers to cancel festive parties Nobody wants another online work Christmas party, but with Covid cases surging and immunity waning for the vaccinated, should such in-person events go ahead? As it stands, the Government has not advised employers to cancel festive parties. However, during the week Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan ...

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TransMix: Attend to Mix for Vision Transformers

Transformer-based architectures are widely used in the field of computer vision. However, transformers-based networks are hard to optimize and can easily overfit if the training data is not sufficient. A common solution to the problem is using data augmentation and regularization techniques. Image credit: Wikitude via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0 A recent paper on arXiv.org argues that this approach has ...

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Station resumes normal operations, but risk from Russian ASAT test continues

Expedition 66 crew members, from left to right: Pyotr Dubrov, Tom Marshburn, Anton Shkaplerov, Raja Chari, Mark Vande Hei, Kayla Barron, and Matthias Maurer. Credit: NASA The seven-person crew living on the International Space Station resumed normal operations Wednesday, two days after closing off parts of the complex as precaution following a widely-condemned Russian anti-satellite test that created a new ...

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There’s Enough Oxygen in the Lunar Regolith to Support Billions of People on the Moon

When it comes to the future of space exploration, a handful of practices are essential for mission planners. Foremost among them is the concept of In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU), providing food, water, construction materials, and other vital elements using local resources. And when it comes to missions destined for the Moon and Mars in the coming years, the ability to ...

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