Day: July 24, 2022

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Sun’s activity is ramping up with more solar flares expected – IGWIIKI

The sun has been particularly active recently, and this weekend the Earth experienced the effects of a solar storm. The sun recently unleashed a coronal mass ejection (CME) on July 21 that has been traveling through the solar system and created a minor geomagnetic storm as it arrived at Earth. The Solar Ultraviolet Imager (#SUVI) […]

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This is a test headline for WP6.0 – RK – IGWIIKI

What is Lorem Ipsum? Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry’s standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book. It has survived not only five centuries, but…

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5 best San Diego Comic-Con movie trailer debuts ever – IGWIIKI

One of the things that San Diego Comic-Con has become famous for is its epic trailer drops. The con has become such an exclusive event that some of the biggest and most anticipated comic book, sci-fi, and fantasy trailers have been premiering there for years. This year’s premieres include Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves with […]

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Hubble shows mirror image due to gravitational lensing – IGWIIKI

The Hubble Space Telescope is a constant source of beautiful pictures of the wonders of space, and this week’s Hubble image shows a wonderful example of a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, which helps scientists see incredibly distant galaxies. It shows the galaxy SGAS J143845+145407, which appears twice as if in a mirror. If you’ve heard […]

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How to play the Yakuza games in order – IGWIIKI

The Yakuza series has a history nearly as interesting as the criminal group it’s named after. The series began on the PlayStation 2 but was so poorly marketed that future releases, up until the most recent ones, weren’t even given an English dub. At its core, the series is a 3D brawler focusing on the […]

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Every startup wants an extension round, but there aren’t enough to go around – TechCrunch – IGWIIKI

As venture funding continues to slow, founders are scrambling to extend their runways, regardless of how much cash they already have in the bank. But the startups that need the cash infusions the most are running into the most trouble. Last week, I wrote about the current state of bridge financing after multiple pre-seed investors started getting […]

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12-inch MacBook (2023): new chip, thin design, and more – IGWIIKI

Apple unceremoniously killed off the 12-inch MacBook in 2019. While it was one of Apple’s most daring products in recent years, it ultimately failed to make as much of an impact as the company hoped. Yet rumors have been floating for some time that it could make a spectacular return. If that proves to be […]

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China launches second module of its new space station – IGWIIKI

China has launched another module to its space station in progress, Tiangong. On Sunday, July 24 at 2:22 p.m. local time, a Long March 5B rocket lifted off from the Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan, Reuters reports. The rocket was carrying the Wentian laboratory module, which is the second of three modules and which […]

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See enormous solar panels of this Earth-monitoring satellite – IGWIIKI

The European Space Agency (ESA) and Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) are preparing to launch a new Earth-monitoring satellite called EarthCARE which will study clouds and aerosols to see how they interact with the atmosphere and contribute to its temperature. As part of testing the satellite’s hardware before launch, the craft’s solar panel wing was recently […]

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Roblox beefs up its developer tools as it looks to a future beyond games – TechCrunch – IGWIIKI

When I spoke to Roblox in 2020, the company was in the midst of rebuilding its entire underlying infrastructure. It had been running into issues with downtime due to insufficient resources to meet demand and needed to build a modern, cloud-native system to handle its growing user base. But beyond the nuts and bolts of […]

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