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Nicolas Dufour
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Finally managed to take my first "ok" photo of Saturn. Still a lot to improve :) https://www.nemoworld.info/blog/2016/06/26/first-saturn-astropic/#saturn   #astropic  
I've been tinkering with the NexImage camera for a while but never managed to use it correctly. The problem was mostly using the wrong software. The solution was to plug the NexImage device to a basic linux machine with Ubuntu, then launch Cheese (Webcam application) and voila: ...
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Eheh :)
 
“Yet that f**king userland proxy is slower than a 28.8k modem"
#Docker   #Godwin   #Genius  
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Why Espressos in America are not Good? — Medium
I was born in Rome, Italy but now live in San Francisco, CA where there is a big focus and excitement surrounding coffee…
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A reboot of a classic quantum experiment suggests that photons have a well-defined trajectory, resurrecting a previously dismissed theory
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Tells Yahoo News encryption prevented "insights" that could have raised alarms.
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“The light emitted from them takes billions of years to reach us from our point of view as observers in the Milky Way. During this time, the expansion of the Universe causes space to stretch, and the energy of the emitted photons to drop tremendously: a cosmological redshift. Yet despite this incredible journey, the photon itself experiences none of what we know as time: it simply is emitted and then instantaneously is absorbed, experiencing the entirety of its travels through space in literally no time. Given everything that we know, a photon never ages in any way at all.”

Whether you’re at rest or in motion, you can be confident that — from your point of view — the laws of physics will behave exactly the same no matter how quickly you’re moving. You can move slowly, quickly or not at all, up to the limits that the Universe imposes on you: the speed of light. But what if you’re actually a photon? What if you don’t move near the speed of light, but at the speed of light? As it turns out, the way any massless particle experiences time, distance, and the Universe in general is entirely counterintuitive, and there’s nothing in our common experience that matches up.

It’s a relatively interesting story if you want to think about it deeply, and yet once you arrive at the answer, it couldn’t be any simpler.
Einstein's relativity tells us how motion through space affects how our clocks run. But it all breaks down when you move at the speed of light!
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I recently restored a part of my wireless sensor network, and I'm quite pleased of the current state: the sensor part is working; the gateway is processing; a first chart to visualize what was stored. So after running it for a whole day, I got this chart: OK, so far it looks great.
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So Robins are back, Swifts too. And it smells like spring :)
And soon enough it will be time for a good gazpacho!

https://www.nemoworld.info/recipe/spanish_gazpacho/
I recently found a very nice recipe in the first comment of this page. 5 ripe tomatos seeded and peeled; 1⁄2 cocumber seeded and peeled; 1⁄2 onion; 1 piece of garlic; 1⁄4 green pepper; 2 slices of bread (sourdough bread ) – 2 ou 3 days old if possible; 1 teaspoon of oregano; 4 tablespoons of ...
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ouch my tongue
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An evolutionary burst 540 million years ago filled the seas with an astonishing diversity of animals.
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