Le fardier de Cugnot: Replica of the first automobile

The « Le fardier de Cugnot » association was founded in 2009 to coordinate the construction phase of the fully functional full scale Fardier replica, and to prepare and manage its participation in various events. What led to the idea of ​​building a functional replica of the fardier ? * In 1991 and in 1993 to honour the memory of N.J. Cugnot, Void-Vacon held events on the theme of steam engines. It was led by the ’Ecole des Arts et Métiers ParisTech’ with support from the ‘Musée des Arts et Métiers de Paris’. By building a full scale functional replica of the fardier, VOID-Vacon intended to prove that the original machine really worked.

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Study of the effect of Vitamin D, Magnesium and Vitamin B12 on Covid-19 patients

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Guide to Python Debugging

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Why Our Intuition About Sea-Level Rise Is Wrong

Why Our Intuition About Sea-Level Rise Is Wrong A geologist explains that climate change is not just about a global average sea rise. So the mass of the entire ocean would definitely be going up if ice sheets were melting—as they are today. The second thing that happens is that this gravitational attraction that the ice sheet exerts on the surrounding water diminishes. The third thing is, as the ice sheet melts, the land underneath the ice sheet pops up; it rebounds. So what happens when an ice sheet melts is sea level falls in the vicinity of the melting ice sheet.

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Russia’s Elbrus 8CB Microarchitecture: 8-Core VLIW on TSMC 28nm

All of the world’s major superpowers have a vested interest in building their own custom silicon processors. So in comes Russia, with its custom Elbrus VLIW design that seems to have its roots in SPARC. Russia has been creating processors called Elbrus for a number of years now. However, it recently came to our attention of a new programming guide listed online for the latest Elbrus-8CB processor designs. Four of the ports can do comparison operations, and those four ports can also do vector compute.

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Kuesa 3D 1.2

Today, KDAB is releasing version 1.2 of the 3D integration workflow Kuesa 3D, built on top of Qt 3D. The idea behind Kuesa 3D is that changes made on 3D models shouldn’t require much, if any, work on the developer’s side. Kuesa 3D RuntimeKuesa 3D Runtime is also available as a separate product, full support from us. Since it is built on top of Qt 3D, you can use the full Qt 3D API to further customize your application. As for actual Qt requirements, Kuesa 3D Runtime requires either the latest Qt 5.12 or the new Qt 5.15 release.

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What Did Bach Sound Like to Bach?

As a composer, Bach would have been highly attuned to the effects of a church’s acoustics on the performance of music. He was known, for example, to have preferred composing for the Thomaskirche over Leipzig’s Nikolaikirche because he deemed it superior for choral music. Most of us associate the music of, say, Elvis or Simon & Garfunkel with single canonical recordings, says Boren. Photo caption At Thomaskirche, in Leipzig, Germany, Bach wrote the St. Matthew Passion, Mass in B Minor, and many cantatas. Researchers also found that the acoustic models of the church had an immediate effect on the performers recreating Bach’s cantata.

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Stop Taking Regular Notes; Use a Zettelkasten Instead

Link idea cards to other relevant idea cards (idea -> idea link). Each literature note has the following metadata: (i) tag for #literature note , (ii) source (e.g., book title, URL), and (iii) author. Permanent notes have slightly more metadata:Tag for #permanent note . Clicking on #permanent note presents all permanent notes. It's easy to see what you've been focusing onAfter a few weeks, here’s how the graph of my Zettelkasten notes looks like.

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Understanding Latency Hiding on GPUs (2016) [pdf]

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