Call us childlike, but we certain do get a kick out of both greater-than-daily life and miniature factors, in particular when they perform as their “normal-sized” counterparts do. So you can imagine our glee when we observed [JGJMatt]’s 50mm LED lamp, which appears like a large model of something you could have wired up on your bench at any offered minute — a bent-legged LED, wired up and ready to blink.

[JGJMatt] started off by building a mold in Fusion360 to make the lens, which he then printed in PLA. However, thanks to the warmth produced by curing resin (primarily all enclosed like that), he endorses using PETG or Ab muscles as a substitute to prevent any prospective warping challenges.

This is exactly where factors get a little bit perilous. For the internals, [JGJMatt] went all out, hand forming a reflector cup out of brass pipe, and the anode

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On-line platforms are replete with illustrations of wrong facts – from WhatsApp messages punting some miraculous treatment for Covid-19, to social media posts boasting a politician said something they did not.

It is significantly common in South Africa. A lot more than 75% of South Africans say they frequently come across political news they think is bogus. 8 out of 10 South Africans feel that disinformation (or “fake news”) is a issue or a severe difficulty in the nation.

Scientists and policy makers have been functioning on methods to counter disinformation for years. Some policymakers have proposed new rules or pressuring know-how organizations to do extra. These actions frequently raise the concern of how to equilibrium absolutely free speech and regulation.

Yet another option is to raise the degrees of media literacy among the citizens. Media literacy refers to the capability to browse media texts critically, comprehension the

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In post-Roe America, Google searches and location records can be evidence of a crime. Here are four ways Google should protect civil rights in its products now.

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We the users want Google to delete our data. Our rights depend on it.

This is a moment I’ve long worried would arrive. The way tens of millions of Americans use everyday Google products has suddenly become dangerous. Following the Supreme Court decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, anything Google knows about you could be acquired by police in states where abortion is now illegal. A search for “Plan B,” a ping to Google Maps at an abortion clinic or even a message you send about taking a pregnancy test could all become

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There was a time when you had to choose between creating universal mobile apps and native apps. Universal apps used web technologies like HTML and JavaScript, which often performed badly in mobile devices. Native apps performed better because they were written separately for each platform you wanted to support, but they were expensive and required a specialized development team for each platform.

Flutter, an open source framework developed by Google, changed that. Today, developers have more options for creating fast mobile apps that run on multiple platforms, including Ionic, React Native, and Xamarin. Flutter and its built-in programming language, Dart, remain popular and widely used.

Flutter 3, released earlier this year, adds support for macOS and Linux desktop apps, in addition to the original Android, iOS, web, and Windows targets. The release also includes performance improvements to fix noticeable UI pauses.

Multiplatform development with Flutter 3

Flutter is an open

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