Situations of high strangeness continue to occur in the southern most regions of the Earth. This time around it’s a bit like a murder mystery where you never find out who the murderer is, this mystery seems to be a tease on a monumentally frustrating scale.
Headlines earlier in the year recorded visits by world dignitaries to the region, headlines that were followed up by suggestions that there is nothing to see here. A recent video making waves on the internet might prove that there is in fact something very interesting to see there, but is it real?
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Quantum computing has long promised to change the way we use computers, especially when it comes to solving the unsolvable. At the moment there is only one company producing quantum computers and that company is D-Wave Systems who are bringing science-fiction to life.
YouTubes Linus Sebastian of Linus Tech Tips was lucky enough to visit D-Waves head-office facility to see the D-Wave chips in action, a trip that seems more like a journey into the future than a drive down the road.
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The bubbles of nothing that make every celebration something have helped bring in New Years for hundreds of years. For almost as long many have believed that the bubbles have the ability to go straight to your head, producing an odd giggling effect in many that partake in bubbly celebrations.
The science behind the production of Champagne and its magic bubbles is well understood but the effect of these bubbles is a far more contentious issue. Contention that is compounded by the fact that everyone is affected differently by the little bubbles of carbon dioxide. So is there any truth to the bubbly theory?
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Lovers of Turismo it is time to prepare for the marathon gaming session to end all marathon gaming sessions. Clear the couch, stock up on supplies and get that comfortable driving position ready for the long wait will soon be over.
The world cheered with excited relief this week when Kazunori Yamauchi (Polyphony Digital CEO and GT ‘s creator) announced GT Sport will be released on the 17th of October in the US, and the 18th everywhere else. With 17 tracks / 28 variants, 150 cars and integrated eSport racing leagues to revel in we might have to start the preparations now.
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Having gone out of contract on my mobile phone a month ago it was time to begin the hunt for a new shinny communications gadget. To be honest I was also dying to upgrade away from Microsoft’s Windows Phone (930), yes the Windows Phone hadn’t lived up to expectations.
The timing for the hunt this time round was just about perfect, for once. The Samsung S8 had just been released into an already crowded premium phone market with the likes of LG, Huawei, M2, One2One all having rather sexy top end phones available.
There was one mobile though that caught my eye, the Sony XZ Premium. Released just this month it was hot off the presses and included one of the best cameras on any of the premium phone. Its super slow-motion, 4K image and 4K video capture peaked my interest.
After doing the in-shop inspection of the various phones the decision was clear, the Sony is one cool looking piece of hardware as well-being amongst the most advanced. I can see why it won the ’New Phone of the Year’ award at the Mobile World Conference this year.
Having researched, decided and purchased my new phone it was time to see what this bad boy could do. At this point in time all I could confirm is that it comes in a white box and has the looks of a smooth criminal, but as I have learnt looks can be deceiving.
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