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MAGIC1 is a rugged, small-form-factor subsystem with an NVIDIA GPU. This kind of graphics processing capability increasingly is being applied in the aerospace and defense industry for complex digital signal processing. The GPU acts as a massively parallel embedded processor.
via NATO minehunting UUV relies on GPU-based embedded processor from GE for imaging sonar – Military & Aerospace Electronics.
The LCAC (Landing Craft, Air Cushion) is designed to move weapons, armored combat vehicles, equipment, cargo, infantry, and other military personnel to invasion beaches from amphibious assault ships offshore.
The specialized landing craft skims across the surface of the ocean on an air cushion, and can move at speeds faster than 40 knots. The entire hull rides about four feet above the ocean’s surface.
The U.S. system of immigration categories and caps has its roots in a 1924 law meant to curb a wave of post-World War I immigration.
The law established a quota system limiting immigration from any one country to 2 percent of the number of people from that country already living in the U.S. in 1890, though it excluded Asian immigrants.
.. unlike hands, only the left-oriented amino acids and the right-oriented sugars ever make into life as we know it.
Scientists know the other varieties exist because when they synthesize these amino acids and sugars in a laboratory, roughly equal numbers of left- and right-facing arrangements form. But life prefers one. It’s a mysterious phenomenon called “homochirality.”
Twenty minutes of physical activity can go a long way in terms of replenishing you.
“It’s tempting to just sit down and watch television. Screen time isn’t restorative.”
Improve your mood by traveling to work on public trans-portation, bicycle, or foot.
So convinced is she (digital advisor to the UK prime minster, Baroness Joanna Shields) that allowing net neutrality to die in the US would be counter-productive, that she thinks non-neutrality there would be a positive competitive differentiation for Europe, no doubt because companies could build businesses on the network safe in the knowledge that they couldn’t be blocked, slowed or extorted by ISPs.
Russia again looks likely to suffer from the fallout in oil markets, along with Iran and Venezuela, while the U.S. and China come out ahead.
.. it potentially transforms the politics of what could happen if the expiration date is reached without new legislation, giving congressional Republicans a way to try to shift the blame for any risk created by letting the program lapse to Mr. Obama, if the president does not use the provision to try to keep it going.