The poles of the Earth can be “cheaply” cooled by 2 ° C: it will take tons of sulfur dioxide and a hundred aircraft

A new study shows that lowering the temperature of the Arctic and Antarctic, as well as halting sea level rise, can be achieved by spraying heat-reflecting particle aerosol (SAI) into the atmosphere over the poles. Help SAI is an idea... Read more

The DALL-E 2 neural network can now edit the faces of real people: the function was previously blocked due to security reasons

DALL-E 2 users can upload a photo of a person and create face variations, change clothes or change their hairstyle. Help Previously, OpenAI prohibited uploading any photos to DALL-E if they showed a real person, including photos of celebrities and... Read more

Windows 11's first major update (22H2) is out with improvements for productivity, gaming and visually impaired users

Microsoft has begun rolling out the first major update to Windows 11, known as the Windows 11 2022 Update. This version includes several new features and improvements. Help Thus, much attention is paid to the productivity of work. New features... Read more

Review of the early access of the Ukrainian shooter Shatterline. A decent answer to Destiny?

Shatterline is a game by the Ukrainian studio Frag Lab. Some of the developers are former members of Crytek Ukraine, who worked, among other things, on Warface. The studio’s first game, Shatterline itself, was originally developed in collaboration with Wargaming,... Read more

Official: November 3, AMD will introduce Radeon RX 7000 graphics cards based on RDNA 3 architecture

Scott Herkelman, Senior Vice President and General Manager of AMD Radeon, in a tweet announced the release date for the Radeon RX 7000 graphics adapters. New graphics cards based on the RDNA3 architecture will launch on November 3rd. The announcement... Read more

Amazon UK and EU cancel the commission for Ukrainian entrepreneurs for a year – it ranged from 7 to 17% of the price

The American Internet giant Amazon has canceled the referral commission for Ukrainian entrepreneurs selling to the EU and the UK. Special conditions for Ukrainian business came into force on September 6 and will be valid for at least a year... Read more

Taliban bans PUBG and TikTok in Afghanistan for… "propaganda of violence" and "immoral content"

PUBG: Battlegrounds will be banned for the next three months for “promoting violence” (which sounds very strange for a militant Taliban group), as well as “misleading youth.” Help The Taliban returned to power last August after the collapse of the... Read more

YouTube tries to 'destroy' TikTok: video platform offers 45% of ad revenue to short video creators

Video platform YouTube on Tuesday, September 20, introduced new monetization tools for Shorts creators in an attempt to counter TikTok – now short video creators will be able to receive a hefty percentage of the income for selling ads. Help... Read more

Russians rushed to Google “how to leave Russia” and “how to break an arm” amid the announcement of “partial mobilization” [first reactions to Putin’s appeal]

On the morning of September 21, Russian President Vladimir Putin nevertheless “spoke” – he announced “partial mobilization” from September 21 and the activation of the military industry, and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced his intention to call on 300 thousand... Read more

Switchblade 600: US contracted a batch of kamikaze drones for Ukraine for $2.2 million

The US Department of Defense has released an update on procurement to help secure Ukraine. Based on these data, Ukraine will soon receive larger and more powerful Switchblade 600 loitering ammunition, also known as kamikaze drones. Help Recall that under... Read more

In Japan, they propose to equip unmanned vehicles with artificial robotic eyes similar to human ones.

When crossing the road, pedestrians tend to make eye contact with the driver in order to get confirmation that they are seen. What if it’s self-driving cars? The developers propose to install artificial eyes on the machines. Help Scientists at... Read more

RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 graphics cards from NVIDIA partners – ZOTAC, ASUS, Inno3D, MSI, Colorful, Gigabyte and Palit [Gallery of the day]

Immediately after the announcement of the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 and 4080 series based on the Ada Lovelace architecture, the company’s partners introduced their own models of these video cards. The model range of manufacturers is traditionally many times wider... Read more

Covid vaccination points — LUN Misto and Helsi launched an interactive map with the possibility of online registration for vaccination

The LUN Misto team, together with Helsi developers, have created an interactive map of COVID-19 vaccination points – it is already available at this link . The update of the LUN Misto Core Map will not only show you where... Read more

Saudi Arabia will send astronauts to the ISS – it bought two seats from operator Axiom Space for future Crew Dragon missions

Saudi Arabia has entered into a deal with Axiom Space, a company that organizes and manages private flights of American spacecraft. Under the terms of the agreement, the SpaceX spacecraft is to deliver two Saudi astronauts to the International Space... Read more

NVIDIA Cancels DRIVE Atlan Automotive Chip and Announces More Powerful 2 Petaflops DRIVE Thor Version

As part of the fall GTC 2022 event, NVIDIA announced a change in plans for its DRIVE series of automotive systems-on-a-chip. The company has canceled the release of Atlan SoC, which was supposed to be released after Orin for 2025... Read more

YouTube's "dislike" button doesn't work effectively, removing only 12% of unwanted videos from recommendations – Mozilla Foundation

A new study by the Mozilla Foundation suggests that users who click the dislike button below a YouTube video are wasting their time. Help The study used data from 22,722 users who installed the Mozilla RegretsReporter browser extension and were... Read more

Microsoft will release new features for Windows 11 more often — without being tied to major annual updates

Starting next month, features for Windows 11 will begin to appear with a new frequency – Microsoft will not tie them to the annual update, improvements will begin to appear as they become available. Help The company says the new... Read more

War bonds will appear in Diya in a few days – you can buy them without a commission right on the main screen of the application

The team of the Ministry of Digital Development continues to work on the launch of bonds, which during the war have become an important tool for financing the Armed Forces of Ukraine and the needs of the country, in the... Read more

EA is developing a single-player game Iron Man ("Iron Man")

Electronic Arts has teamed up with Marvel to create a new single-player game, Iron Man. Help Electronic Arts describes the new Iron Man game as “an all-new third-person single-player adventure video game” about Iron Man. It will feature an “original... Read more

New NVIDIA graphics cards – not so new? ZOTAC found image of RTX 4090 with GA102 chip from RTX 3000

NVIDIA partners are reluctant to share details about the design of the RTX 4090 or RTX 4080 boards. Most likely, there is some kind of embargo from NVIDIA about this, which has been in effect for some time after the... Read more

Apple raises App Store prices for Europe and Asia

Apple said it will raise prices in the App Store in Europe and select Asian markets next month. This is due to the fact that local currencies are weakening against the strong US dollar. The price increase will affect both... Read more

Indonesia is another country that has decided to regulate the crypto market (at least 2/3 of the crypto exchange management must be citizens of the country)

Thus, Indonesian officials plan to “protect” crypto exchange clients. Help Representatives of the Ministry of Commerce and the Commodity Futures Trading Regulatory Agency at parliamentary hearings in Jakarta on Tuesday said that the leadership of crypto exchanges should be mainly... Read more

NVIDIA Introduces GEFORCE RTX 4090 for $1,599 and RTX 4080 for $899 – Available October 12

NVIDIA has officially announced the GEFORCE RTX 4090 and RTX 4080 graphics cards based on the new Ada Lovelace architecture. The RTX 4090 will go on sale October 12 for $1,599, while the RTX 4080 starting at $899 will be... Read more

Interest in Cyberpunk 2077 has grown thanks to the anime Cyberpunk: Edge Runners from Netflix – 85555 concurrent players on Steam for the first time in a year

Cyberpunk 2077, which started off loud and not very well two years ago, is experiencing a second wave of popularity thanks to the Cyberpunk: Edgerunners anime series from Netflix. More than 85 thousand simultaneously playing on Steam – this, of... Read more

Russia again threatens SpaceX, calling Starlink satellites a "legitimate target"

The Starlink satellite system from SpaceX has once again been threatened with destruction by a foreign government – the Russian Federation has veiledly threatened Elon Musk’s company. Help A statement towards Starlink last week was made by a member of... Read more