Consumer-created social media visuals capture consumer brand perceptions

New research has found that there is a strong link between the visual portrayal of a brand in online imagery created by consumers and the larger brand perceptions. | Continue reading | 18 minutes ago

KFC closes dining rooms at its Florida fried chicken restaurants over coronavirus spike

The fried chicken chain KFC is closing dining rooms it owns in Florida because the state’s accelerating outbreak of COVID-19. Today, Florida is reporting 12,600 new coronavirus cases. | Continue reading | 18 minutes ago

Futhark implements bounds checking on the GPU

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Shakti: An All-in-One Database

In this episode we interview Fintan Quill Director of Engineering at Shakti and talk about data analysis for time-series, machine learning, big data architecture and much more. --- Send in a voice message: | Continue reading | 20 minutes ago

Next Batch of ‘Unsolved Mysteries’ Will Include an “Unusual Ghost Episode”

A new Unsolved Mysteries ghost episode is heading our way, according to the show's executive producer. | Continue reading | 20 minutes ago

PostgreSQL vs. Oracle: Difference in Costs, Ease of Use and Functionality

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Yes or no? Are Likert scales always preferable to dichotomous rating scales?

What follows below is the result of an online discussion I had with psychologists Michael Kraus (MK) and Michael Frank (MF). We discussed scale construction, and particularly, whether items with tw… | Continue reading | 28 minutes ago

“a cellphone wrapped in tin foil on top of a desk” (when G. Maxwell arrested)

On the day of her arrest, Ms. Maxwell, a longtime companion of Jeffrey Epstein, refused to answer the door and fled to another room, according to a new court filing. | Continue reading | 29 minutes ago

That that is is that that is not is not is that it it is

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Crypto Taxes in 2020: Tax Guide with Real Scenarios

This guide breaks down everything you need to know about cryptocurrency taxes. While the content is written primarily for the US, most… | Continue reading | 31 minutes ago

Wheat = Individualism, Rice = Collectivism? (2018)

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Chance of big San Andreas earthquake increased by Ridgecrest temblors, study suggests

A new study suggests that last year's Ridgecrest earthquakes increased the chance of a large earthquake on California's San Andreas fault. | Continue reading | 31 minutes ago

Astrophysicists suggest carbon found in comet ATLAS help reveal age of other comets

Astrophysicists from Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU, Russia), South Korea, and the U.S. appear in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, suggesting carbon indicates time comets have spent in the Solar System—the less carbon, the longer they have been in the prox … | Continue reading | 32 minutes ago

This leather and stainless steel Active Strap is the band your Apple Watch never knew it needed

If there’s any knock on most smartwatches, up to and including the industry-leading Apple Watch, it’s probably that the bands aren’t…well, they aren’t usually the greatest.  While Apple is ce… | Continue reading | 32 minutes ago

Listeria protein provides a CRISPR 'kill switch'

A single protein derived from a common strain of bacteria found in the soil will offer scientists a more precise way to edit RNA. | Continue reading | 32 minutes ago

‘Compelling’ evidence air pollution worsens coronavirus – study

Exclusive: best analysis to date indicates significant increases in infections, hospital admissions and deaths | Continue reading | 32 minutes ago

Bird droppings carry risk of antibiotic resistance

Bird poop may pose more health risks than people realize, according to Rice University environmental engineers who study antibiotic resistance. | Continue reading | 33 minutes ago

Researchers develop new technique for production of plasmonics devices

Research laboratories are constantly developing new materials that are expected to exhibit novel properties bound to revolutionize this or that technology. But it's not enough to simply create these materials; scientists also need to find efficient methods of processing and fine- … | Continue reading | 33 minutes ago

Making aerial fiber deployment faster and more efficient

Facebook Connectivity, with partners, is testing an aerial fiber deployment solution that uses a robot to safely deploy fiber-optic cable on MV power lines. | Continue reading | 34 minutes ago

New solar material could clean drinking water

Providing clean water to soldiers in the field and citizens around the world is essential, and yet one of the world's greatest challenges. Now a new super-wicking and super-light-absorbing aluminum material developed with Army funding could change that. | Continue reading | 34 minutes ago

Handshakes are silent, but hash rates on the HNS protocol just made some noise

July 13th, 2020 | The past month saw hash rates on the Handshake protocol more than 16x. | Continue reading | 34 minutes ago

Daily Podcast: New Star Wars Series, Batman’s TV Spin-off, Fast 9, AMC Theaters, Little Monsters & Bird Box 2

On the July 13, 2020 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and writer Chris Evangelista to discuss the latest film and tv news, including a new Star Wars animated series, Batman’s TV Spin-off, Batman Forever exten … | Continue reading | 35 minutes ago

Echolocation is costly for small bats when they're calling loudly

Calling in the ultrasonic range enables small bats to orient themselves in the dark and track down tiny insects. Louder calls travel farther, improving a bat's ability to detect their prey. | Continue reading | 35 minutes ago

Rolling out a New Activity Back end

When someone likes your post, follows you, reblogs you, etc., we make a record of it in the activity feed for your blog. Over the last several months, we’ve been building a new backend for that... | Continue reading | 35 minutes ago

Researchers uncover molecular architecture of natural photosynthetic machinery

Biological membranes play important roles in shaping the cell, sensing the external environment, molecule transport, and generating energy for life. One of the most significant biological membranes are the thylakoid membranes produced in plants, algae and cyanobacteria, which car … | Continue reading | 36 minutes ago

Thank God I Never Went into Journalism

I've been saying it more and more lately. | Continue reading | 36 minutes ago

Running Past an Olympic Dream

When Kyle Merber’s plans to reach the Tokyo Games were derailed by the pandemic, he realized how much the singular pursuit had been holding him back. | Continue reading | 36 minutes ago

You Don't Need a VPN

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Southern Data Science Conference 2020

Southern Data Science Conference 2020 will take place on August 12 - 14, 2020 at Cobb Galleria Centre. Find out more about Southern Data Science Conference 2020 and discover the best artificial intelligence and machine learning event alternatives. | Continue reading | 37 minutes ago

(Podcast) Upgrade #306: That’s Beta Life!

This week Myke and Jason discuss John Gruber’s essay about Apple’s App Store priorities and then assemble a list of apps that are missing key operating-system features. There’s al… | Continue reading | 38 minutes ago

The Comeback of Fun in Visual Design ↦

Designer Michael Farup | Continue reading | 40 minutes ago

Trump un-banned by Twitch after ‘hateful conduct’ led to 2-week suspension

Twitch just un-banned Donald Trump. The impeached U.S. president’s official Twitch channel [ | Continue reading | 42 minutes ago

Benjamin Mayo on WWDC’s format ↦

I think this is a | Continue reading | 45 minutes ago

Star Trek: Lower Decks

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Richardson's Moral Sentiments

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It’s Cody Bellinger’s Birthday and I Miss Sports

The crack of the bat! | Continue reading | 50 minutes ago

‘Lucifer’ Season 5 Trailer: Watch Out, World – The Devil Has a Twin Brother

In Netflix's Lucifer season 5 trailer, Lucifer Morningstar returns from hell – or so we think. Turns out his twin is trying to take over his life. | Continue reading | 50 minutes ago

DOJ Releases Trump Order Commuting All Of Roger Stone’s Sentence, Not Just Prison Time

President Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s 40-month prison sentence also includes clearing Stone of his two years of supervised release... | Continue reading | 52 minutes ago

The Octo-Bouncer: Advanced Bouncing Patterns

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Ask HN: Resources for checking if writing sounds contemporary

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California Imposing Sweeping Rollback of Reopening Plans Amid Case Surges

Los Angeles and San Diego school districts will be online-only in the fall. Hong Kong announced it would ban public gatherings of more than four people in response to a new wave of locally transmitted infections. | Continue reading | 59 minutes ago

Decent, good person speaks up in the Post!

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Psoriasis Injection Cleared for Limited Use to Treat Covid Patients in India

India's drug regulator has approved Itolizumab, a drug used to cure skin ailment psoriasis for "restricted emergency use" to treat COVID-19 patients with moderate to severe acute respiratory distress, officials told PTI on Friday. | Continue reading | 59 minutes ago

Atlas of Surveillance

Documenting Police Tech in Our Communities | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Co-Operative Bank Kenya Announces Open APIs

Co-operative Bank Kenya has announced a suite of open APIs to help developers integrate and manage payments in web or mobile applications. The bank's goal is to take care of the robust programming resources necessary to securely and efficiently incorporate modern payment services … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Amateur J.C. Penney Traders Beg Judge to Save Them from Bankruptcy Wipeout

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Five Things: July 13, 2020

What's on my brain today? I mean, besides my cranium? Trump goes after Dr. Fauci: Because Trump genuinely thinks it's more important to make him look good than it is for the CDC and its people to provide accurate and useful information to the United States public, which is why we … | Continue reading | 1 hour ago

Join an Indie Hacker Twitter List

Hey, While building Fifty I collected +-225 Twitter accounts of Indie Hacker projects and their makers. To see what the makers are up to, and to watch t... | Continue reading | 1 hour ago