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How spider silk is one of the most versatile materials on Earth

  • Actually a protein created by special organs known as spinnerets, spider silk can be used for transportation, shelter, courtship, and all kinds of creative ways to trap prey.
  • The redback spider of Australia spins a tangled web with sticky, “gum-footed” lines that stretch straight down to the ground like a beaded curtain.
  • Of the close to 50,000 spider species known to science, most do not produce webs at all, says Craig.
  • Spiders of this unique genus create a small, rectangular web that they hold and then drop onto passing prey like a net.
  • Elsewhere in the mating and reproduction game, spiders use silk to safeguard their eggs and build nursery webs to protect their spiderlings.

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Starbucks Japan is selling pens with built-in NFC wallets

  • Starbucks is releasing a new hardware product in Japan this month, and it’s a pen.
  • Not a stylus or anything — an actual pen, with “coffee brown” gel ink, a drip coffee machine-inspired design, and the built-in ability to pay for things at Starbucks.
  • This is actually the fourth product in the Starbucks Touch line in Japan, which has also included a phone case and a flask.
  • Most recently, Starbucks launched a tiny NFC-equipped handbag called “The Hug” that was only available by lottery for a few days in July.
  • The pen should be a little more easily available, as Starbucks is putting it on sale in its online store next Wednesday.
  • There are three colors — black, silver, and white — and they each cost 4,000 yen (~$47), including 1,000 yen pre-loaded.
  • Command Line delivers daily updates from the near-future.

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Inkscape 1.0 beta 1 is available for testing

  • 8, 2019, 9:59 p.m. The Inkscape project has released a first beta version of the upcoming and much-awaited Inkscape 1.0!
  • Read the draft release notes for Inkscape 1.0, which list more than 100 major and minor improvements and bug fixes since 0.92.4, in the Inkscape Wiki.
  • Before the final release, the project plans to create at least one other Beta version.
  • Translations and documentation still need to be updated.
  • Please test away and report your findings at https://inkscape.org/report!
  • If you are using Inkscape on the command line, please test the new functionality and let us know if any issues come up for you.
  • And lastly, if you are fluent in graphics lingo, in both English and another language, please consider helping your favorite vector graphics editor by updating translations for your language.

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Automatically Analyzing Laboratory Test Data

  • At the end of the second part of the tutorial we now have three data files, each containing test results at a specified ambient temperature.
  • We need to write some code that automatically makes sense of the data, calculates the COP of the heat pump, and plots the data so that we can visually understand it.
  • The second line calls the glob function from the glob package to create a list of all the specified files.
  • The second line uses pandas to read the file into memory, and saves it to Data for later analysis.
  • The next step in analyzing each data set is calculating the COP as a function of the water temperature in the tank.
  • We need to 1) Ensure that a folder for analyzed results is available, 2) Create a new filename that clearly states what the file contains, and 3) Save the data.

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Automatically Analyzing Laboratory Test Data

  • At the end of the second part of the tutorial we now have three data files, each containing test results at a specified ambient temperature.
  • We need to write some code that automatically makes sense of the data, calculates the COP of the heat pump, and plots the data so that we can visually understand it.
  • The second line calls the glob function from the glob package to create a list of all the specified files.
  • The second line uses pandas to read the file into memory, and saves it to Data for later analysis.
  • The next step in analyzing each data set is calculating the COP as a function of the water temperature in the tank.
  • We need to 1) Ensure that a folder for analyzed results is available, 2) Create a new filename that clearly states what the file contains, and 3) Save the data.

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Automatically Analyzing Laboratory Test Data

  • At the end of the second part of the tutorial we now have three data files, each containing test results at a specified ambient temperature.
  • We need to write some code that automatically makes sense of the data, calculates the COP of the heat pump, and plots the data so that we can visually understand it.
  • The second line calls the glob function from the glob package to create a list of all the specified files.
  • The second line uses pandas to read the file into memory, and saves it to Data for later analysis.
  • The next step in analyzing each data set is calculating the COP as a function of the water temperature in the tank.
  • We need to 1) Ensure that a folder for analyzed results is available, 2) Create a new filename that clearly states what the file contains, and 3) Save the data.

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Google Fi launches a more traditional unlimited plan

  • Google is also tying its new Unlimited plan to Google One, another service that hasn’t taken off in the popular imagination.
  • But though that sounds complicated, it’s conceptually easier (at least in the US) than Google Fi’s previous plan — which is still sticking around but is now called “Flex.” Under that plan, it is $20 for the phone line, $15 for each additional line, and $10/GB for any and all data used.
  • Google wanted something conceptually easier for US customers, the ones who have been seeing every other carrier offer Unlimited plans.
  • Both the Unlimited and Flex plans will allow customers to order free “data-only” SIM cards that draw from the same data buckets with no additional monthly charge.
  • Fi also is popular with international travelers, as it doesn’t charge any extra fees for data when roaming, though it does $0.20 per minute for calls.

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75 years ago, the Allies launched an ambitious but ill-fated plan to end WWII — here are 6 things you didn't know about Operation Market Garden

  • It's been 75 years since the launch of Operation Market Garden — the World War II mission to secure key bridges across Belgium and the Netherlands while pushing an Allied advance over the Rhine into Germany and ending the war in Europe by Christmas 1944.
  • The first was "Market," an airborne assault that would capture the key bridges Allied forces needed to advance on German positions and cross into Germany.
  • To make matters worse, British Gen. Sir Brian Horrocks halted his advance on the second day to regroup after assisting in the assault on Nijmegen Bridge.
  • It was the halt that would keep British troops at Arnhem from getting the forces they needed to be successful and spell the ultimate failure of Market Garden.
  • British Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery was a steadfast supporter of the operation, even after considering all its operational successes and failures.

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Google recruiters always look for the 'X-Y-Z formula' in candidates' resumes when deciding who to hire

  • The exception to this is that if you are applying for a technical or engineering position, you can legitimately have a large number of relevant projects to list, and that might take you onto a second page.
  • One specific piece of advice is that if any bullet point on your resume spills over by a word or two into a second line, figure out a way to write shorter, so it stays on one line.
  • Here's another example, this one for a technical position in which the applicant wants to point out that he or she placed second in a hackathon.
  • Obviously, this is all for step one in the recruiting process — the resume and application — and Google has other videos on later-stage items like how to prepare for specific types of interviews.

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Automatically Analyzing Laboratory Test Data

  • At the end of the second part of the tutorial we now have three data files, each containing test results at a specified ambient temperature.
  • We need to write some code that automatically makes sense of the data, calculates the COP of the heat pump, and plots the data so that we can visually understand it.
  • The second line calls the glob function from the glob package to create a list of all the specified files.
  • The second line uses pandas to read the file into memory, and saves it to Data for later analysis.
  • The next step in analyzing each data set is calculating the COP as a function of the water temperature in the tank.
  • We need to 1) Ensure that a folder for analyzed results is available, 2) Create a new filename that clearly states what the file contains, and 3) Save the data.

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