2 People Shocked, Hundreds Without Power In Dyker Heights — CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Two people have suffered electric shock and hundreds are without power in Brooklyn. It happened around 4:40 a.m. Tuesday at 83rd Street between 10th and 11th avenues in Dyker Heights. The two people were coming out of a home when they were shocked, CBS2’s Janelle Burrell reported. FDNY officials are speculating…

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African Book Addict! — Discover

African Book Addict!, a site run by Ghanaian-American blogger Darkowaa, celebrates literature from Africa and the African diaspora through book reviews and book chats with fellow readers and writers.

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Joshi Daniel on Nine Years of Photoblogging — Discover

Joshi Daniel, a photographer from India, celebrates nearly a decade of photoblogging.

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Community Spotlight: Photoblogger Andy Moyle

From landscape shots to architecture, a selection of Moyle’s recent Photo Challenge contributions.

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A Life, Through Computers — Recollections of Play

The following post originally appeared on Geek Force Network, August 16, 2013. The other day, a short post appeared on Kotaku titled “Explaining Microsoft Windows’ Evolution Is Simple” that featured this image uploaded by Twitter by user @kataoka_k. It made me chuckle, and it made me feel ancient. As the post and some commenters point […]

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The Alan Turing Institute — Discover

The Alan Turing Institute is the United Kingdom’s national institute for data science. Turing’s work in theoretical and applied mathematics, engineering, and computing are considered to be the foundation of the data science field.

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Homemade Computer from 1970s Chips — Hackaday

Sometimes it starts with a 555 timer and an op-amp. Other times with a small microcontroller. But the timing’s not so great and needs a dedicated timing crystal circuit. And maybe some more memory, and maybe the ATtiny should be swapped out for some 74LS-series chips. And now of course it needs video output too. […]

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