What is a Smart City? A smart city is typically a kind of municipal Internet of Things — a network of cameras and sensors that can see, hear and even smell. These sensors, especially video cameras, generate massive amounts of data that can serve many civic purposes like helping traffic flow smoothly. … [Read more...] about What Is a Smart City? How AI Is Going Uptown Around the Globe
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In the long run, Gonzalez and his colleagues plan to see how an expanding city affects its regional climate. The researchers rely upon the City College's New York City Meteorological Network, which includes several hundred ground-based sensors and roof-monitoring stations that collect temperature information. … [Read more...] about Manhattan Heat Waves Sign of City Scorchers to Come
Looking ahead, Cassandra's developers expect great things from Java 11's Z Garbage Collector (ZGC). This promises to reduce garbage collector pause times to no more than a few milliseconds with no latency degradation as heap sizes increase. But, they warn, this feature is still experimental and thorough testing should be performed before deploying to production. They're including it, though, because if it works as hoped, it will significantly improve the node availability profiles from cluster garbage collection. … [Read more...] about Faster than ever, Apache Cassandra 4.0 beta is on its way
Homelander and Maeve appear on a talk show, where they claim they knew nothing about Compound V. The talk show host asks why there isn’t more racial diversity among Vought’s heroes. Homelander is clearly agitated and counters by outing Maeve as gay, mentioning her girlfriend, Elena. Homelander subsequently tells Maeve that, after he heard them talking on the phone, he did some digging. When Maeve eventually admits they’re still together, Homelander says he’s really, really happy for Maeve – in a spectacularly unconvincing manner. … [Read more...] about The Boys season 2 episode 4 recap: the best episode yet
For fans, The Lost Legacy a chance to spend some much welcome time in its world. The Lost Legacy is comparably brief — its seven chapters span about nine hours of play time — but packs in everything you’d expect from a typical Uncharted adventure. The dialogue is charming and witty, the action tense and exciting. Each new area you explore somehow reveals it to be even more gorgeous than the last, with stunning vistas and elaborate ancient structures. It’s almost enough to leave you speechless, something the characters even comment on during the game. “At this point, I’ve run out of words,” Chloe says toward the end, as the pair uncover yet another mysterious statue. … [Read more...] about Uncharted: The Lost Legacy review: who needs Nathan Drake?