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Mobile operator Three cuts datacentre cooling energy usage through EkkoSense deployment
How does this relate to AI? Well, right now, a lot of the concern over large language models, such as the one that underlies the current AI bogeyman, ChatGPT, lies in how they are trained – using all the data they can possibly scrape from every corner of the public internet, without asking. At the […]
How Do Ski Jumpers Fall Huge Distances Without Breaking Their Legs
Consider dropping from the height of a mid-sized building onto hard, packed snow. What would happen to your legs? Even if you survived, the bones in your legs probably wouldn’t. So why doesn’t that happen to ski jumpers or, even more astonishingly, freestyle skiers during the “aerials” event? Here’s how the aerials work: Skiers slip […]
Linebacker with One Hand Wows NFL: What Is Amniotic Band Syndrome?
College football player Shaquem Griffin impressed coaches and fans at an NFL scouting event on Saturday (March 3) when he bench-pressed 225 lbs. (102 kilograms) 20 times. And he did it all without a left hand. Griffin, 22, lost his left hand when he was 4 years old due to amniotic band syndrome, a rare […]
What Does Chlorine Really Do to Your Body?
Imagine a summer breeze. What smells are wafting in the wind? It could be the salty smell of the ocean, a burger sizzling on the grill or, if you’re poolside, the chemical stench of chlorine. Of course, chlorine is a necessary element for summer fun; after all, you wouldn’t want to take a dip in […]
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