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Computo, ergo sum
Computo, ergo sum

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The technology that SpaceWorks and NASA have taken a liking to is known to the scientific community as therapeutic hypothermia. The idea is to cool down an astronaut's body by pumping them full of coolant introduced through the nose.
When the astronaut's body reaches a temperature of about 89-93 degrees Fahrenheit (31.6-33.8 degrees Celsius), they should go into a deep sleep state known as torpor and maintain it until coolant is no longer delivered and the body temperature begins to up.
By the looks of it, this technology is already employed by hospitals treating trauma patients in a critical condition. Still, no patient has until now been kept in such a state for more than one week, IGN informs.
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Warning:  this is a Geek-only post! Solar sails could one day clarify Einstein's Theory of Relativity, as they could provide a platform for testing the frame-dragging hypothesis, physics professor Roman Kezerashvili of the New York City College of Technology stated. During the International Symposium on Solar Sailing held July 21 at the college, he exposed his experiment.
Frame dragging appears when spinning bodies distort the space-time dimension, just a whirlpool in water. Einstein launched this theory without ever having the possibility of proving it. Theoretically if a spinning solar sail flies within 4.6 million miles of the sun, it should rotate differently than it would at a wider distance, depending on the strength of the frame-dragging effect. Kezerashvili added that the only way to find out if the frame-dragging effect even exists is to attach a motion sensor to a solar sail.
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The principle behind the technology is quite simple. The light particles, the photons, don't have any mass, but they do have a lot of energy. The spacecraft deploys a large solar sail, which is bombarded with light. The acceleration is very small, but constant, which means that a spacecraft can achieve great speed in a relative short amount of time.
Even if this particular piece of information is not available on the Kickstarter page, it was revealed in an AMA session on Reddit, which was held by Bill Nye himself. To make things even more interesting, he also said that it would be possible to SSH into the spacecraft.
"The software is Linux-based. I just recently learned that, providing we have a stable link, we can actually SSH into the spacecraft, which I find very cool.
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If history is any indication, it's likely that 4.0 will become an LTS version, which means that it will be supported for a very long time. Nothing has been confirmed yet, but it's a possible scenario.
"I'm announcing the release of the 4.0.3 kernel. All users of the 4.0 kernel series must upgrade. The updated 4.0.y git tree can be found at: git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git linux-4.0.y and can be browsed at the normal kernel.org git web browser: http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git;a=summary thanks," Greg Kroah-Hartman says in the email announcement.
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According to Mr. Šilhan, the consecrated YUM package manager that was used until today on all RPM-based distributions, is now dead, as DNF, which is a fork of YUM, has officially been declared stable for production use and will be the default package manager tool in Fedora Linux, starting with the forthcoming Fedora 22 release.
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The developers of the number one open source office suite for the KDE desktop environment released Calligra 2.9.4, which brings multiple improvements to the popular Krita digital painting software.
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Fedora devs decided that Mono 4.0 is a good addition to the distribution, as it will allow users to run cross-platform applications written in Microsoft's .NET framework 4.5, as well as to brag with the latest open source software technologies.
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What you are about to download is the core of all the Linux operating systems in the world. There are 2 versions: Linux Kernel 4.0.3, the stable one, and 4.1 RC3 for the more adventurous Linux users.
Linux Kernel
Linux Kernel
linux.softpedia.com
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sudo apt-add-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/backports
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get -y dist-upgrade
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And here's my favorite browser. The update to my Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca
was released today.
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