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Annual rate of inflation hits 5.5% in December – CSO

December’s inflation rate of 5.5% is the highest level since April 2001 The annual rate of inflation rose by 5.5% in December, according to the latest figures from the Central Statistics Office. This is an increase on 5.3% recorded in November, and is the highest annual rate since April 2001. On an annual basis, today’s figures show that diesel prices ...

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How Blockchain is Disrupting the Future For The Consumer

Investors and the crypto initiated already know that the blockchain industry is so much more than just Bitcoin trading. From amazing projects that can facilitate users in their everyday lives, to investing protocols that can bring much greater passive returns than the conventional banking and savings arenas, to offering banking services to the unbanked. Now it’s time for the consumer ...

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Scene Representation Transformer: Geometry-Free Novel View Synthesis Through Set-Latent Scene Representations

A recent study on arXiv.org proposes a method for interactive novel view synthesis. In this task, given a few RGB images of a previously unseen scene, novel views of the same scene are synthesized at interactive rates and without expensive per-scene processing. Example of automated object detection and object recognition. Image credit: MTheiler via Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-4.0 The researchers employ an ...

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SpaceX launches 2,000th Starlink satellite

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket streaks into orbit with 49 more Starlink internet satellites. Credit: Michael Cain / Spaceflight Now / Coldlife Photography A package of 49 Starlink satellites that rode a Falcon 9 rocket into orbit Tuesday night from Florida included the 2,000th spacecraft to launch into SpaceX’s broadband internet network. The successful orbital deployment of SpaceX’s newest 49 satellites ...

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