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August 7, 2023

Aviation Week

SpaceX Fires Up Next Starship Super Heavy Booster

SpaceX hot-fired the engines of its next Super Heavy booster at a newly rebuilt launchpad, which now includes a water-suppression system to help prevent future damage. The test, which took place from SpaceX’s Boca Chica Beach, Texas, complex on Aug.

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How gravel is changing the way we think about road bike design

One bike designer formerly known for making the most aggressive and canonical road bikes is Gerard Vroomen. As the co-founder of Cervélo, his designs helped define the race-focused cycling culture of the first decade of the 21st century.

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The new Specialized Tarmac SL8 is ‘faster, lighter, stiffer and more compliant’

Specialized has finally unveiled the new Tarmac SL8 on the day of the men’s road race at the 2023 World Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. Advertisement. The new bike features an elongated head tube, called the ‘Speed Sniffer’, among a host of other …

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D&D fans turned off by AI-generated art spurred a Hasbro unit into banning it: ‘We are revising our process’

The Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game franchise says it won’t allow artists to use artificial intelligence technology to draw its cast of sorcerers, druids and other characters and scenery. D&D art is supposed to be fanciful.

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The history of the Specialized Tarmac — every version of Specialized’s ‘one bike to rule them all’ from 2003-2023

From rim brakes to disc brakes, ever-increasing tyre clearance and plenty of aero improvements, here’s how the Specialized Tarmac has changed after nine generations and two decades. by Emily Tillett. Sun, Aug 06, 2023 15:00.

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Apple Admits There Is a Smartphone Slowdown Ahead of iPhone 15 Debut

After reporting sluggish iPhone sales on Thursday, sending Apple stock sliding, the company disclosed that “the smartphone market has been in a decline for the last couple of quarters in the United States.” That …

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The Wall Street Journal

When You and AI Become BFFs

Grace isn’t a night-owl friend. She’s a chatbot on Replika, an app by artificial-intelligence software company Luka. Jacob Keller chats with his AI …

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American Medical Association

AI, augmented intelligence and machine learning in health care with Vincent Liu, MD, MS

AMA Update covers a range of health care topics affecting the lives of physicians, residents, medical students and patients. From private practice and health system leaders to scientists and public health officials, hear from the experts in medicine on …

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