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[NyTimes] : "REDMOND, Wash. — Taking a page from Jules Verne, researchers at Microsoft believe the future of data centers may be under the sea.
Microsoft has tested a prototype of a self-contained data center that can operate hundreds of feet below the surface of the ocean, eliminating one of the technology …"
[NyTimes] : "This interview with Liz Pearce, C.E.O. of LiquidPlanner, a project management software firm, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.
Q. What were you like as a child?
A. My mom says I was pretty strong-willed and strong-minded as a toddler. She would try to get me dressed in the morning, and I …"
[NyTimes] : "THEY learn to read at age 2, play Bach at 4, breeze through calculus at 6, and speak foreign languages fluently by 8. Their classmates shudder with envy; their parents rejoice at winning the lottery. But to paraphrase T. S. Eliot, their careers tend to end not with a bang, but with a …"
[NyTimes] : "Maybe this has happened to you.
Locked out of your car or home, you pull out your phone and type “locksmith” into Google. Up pops a list of names, the most promising of which appear beneath the paid ads, in space reserved for local service companies.
You might assume that the search engine's …"
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[NyTimes] : "If you want newly invented ice cream flavors to show up at your home each month, you can get a subscription for that.
Ditto for toilet paper, clothing and, in some parts of California, marijuana. Charities, music services and, yes, newspapers, are also happy to regularly bill your credit card.
So it …"
[NyTimes] : "HÜMMEL, Germany — In the deep stillness of a forest in winter, the sound of footsteps on a carpet of leaves died away. Peter Wohlleben had found what he was looking for: a pair of towering beeches. “These trees are friends,” he said, craning his neck to look at the leafless crowns, black against a …"
[NyTimes] : "Artificial intelligence researchers are closing in on a new benchmark for comparing the human mind and a machine. On Wednesday, DeepMind, a research organization that operates under the umbrella of Alphabet, reported that a program combining two separate algorithms had soundly defeated a …"
The Nine Safest Cars in America, and Volvo is Getting Closer to their Overall Zero Volvo Deaths Goal
[NyTimes] : "MENLO PARK, Calif. — When Facebook releases its fourth-quarter earnings results on Wednesday, it is likely to announce it shows well over eight billion videos a day. It is certainly a big number, but video is most likely a means to an end for Facebook.
Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's chief executive, …"
[NyTimes] : "Let's get this out of the way first: Despite what you may have heard, the iPhone is not dying. Neither, by extension, is Apple.
It's true that in an earnings report on Tuesday, after weeks of speculation by Wall Street that iPhone sales would finally hit a peak, Apple confirmed the news: IPhone …"
Why let fans make the videos when you can do it yourself? Tesla Motors just made public a new video -- if it ever runs as a TV ad, it could be the company's first one -- promoting it Autopilot feature …
[NyTimes] : "In the 1850s, London, the world's largest city, still didn't have a sewer system. Waste simply flowed into the Thames, which was as disgusting as you might imagine. But conservatives, including the magazine The Economist and the prime minister, opposed any effort to remedy the situation. After all, …"