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The man who built his own ISP to avoid huge fees is expanding his service | Engadget

Given a choice between settling for pathetically slow internet speeds from AT&T or paying Comcast $50,000 to expand to his rural home, Michigan resident Jared Mauch chose option “C”: starting up his own fiber internet service provider. Now, he’s expanding his service from about 70 customers to nearly 600 thanks to funding aimed at expanding […]

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Gaming

Someone finally built our dream Nintendo Wii gaming PC

A proper Nintendo Wii gaming PC now exists, and the compact stealth rig can run Minecraft at 4K. The custom build can even handle competitive favourites like Fortnite and Rocket League, thanks to its AMD Ryzen 5 APU and a few clever console shell modifications. Created by AlexTriesTech, the Nintendo Wii gaming PC, or ‘WiiC’, […]

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Canada

Not much for kids to do in Grand Manan, N.B., so they built their own all-wheel park | CBC News

Kids like Summer Haynes, 9, Anthony Haynes, 6 and Skyler Mott, 11, are enjoying a summer of skateboarding, scootering, and biking at the new all-wheel park on Grand Manan. (Julia Wright /CBC) Avery Shewfelt, 7, just mastered the bunny hop: a scooter trick that involves lifting your body, and your scooter, off the ground at the […]

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Science

Futurebuild Urges for a Better Built Environment

Futurebuild, the ‘industry stage’ for building product innovation, has announced that it is ‘Taking a Stand’ for a better built environment as part of a launch initiative for next year’s event. It is also urging companies and professionals throughout the construction supply chain to make a similar commitment by ‘taking a stand’ on an issue […]

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US

Kompute Unveils Decentralized Cloud Computing Built on Tokens for Web3

Kompute, an Estonian-based blockchain company, has released a decentralized cloud computing model built on tokens designed specifically for Web3, providing greater anonymity and control.  Designed using widely tested open-source technologies, Kompute’s decentralized network is deployed on top of Ethereum with the off-chain layer running on Kubernetes. This structure allows for high availability, easy scalability, and […]

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US

OBSESH AND BEASY UNITE TO LAUNCH WORLD’S FIRST WEB3 PEER-TO-PEER NFT MARKETPLACE BUILT FOR AMATEUR ATHLETES AND FANS

Obsesh and Beasy partner on NFT Marketplace. The new NFT-enabled marketplace allows amateur athletes to mint, create, trade, and manage their name, image, and likeness, across the blockchain. At UNC, we are dedicated to providing our student-athletes access to cutting-edge platforms, group licensees, products, support, and education to maximize their NIL.” — Kara Cannizzaro, University […]

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Weird

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Science

Webinar: Decarbonization and the Built Environment

Lake City, Colo., July 26, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Green Builder Media’s latest webinar will cover the transition to the Decarbonization Economy in the United States. This new economy will be predicated on the full-scale elimination of carbon emissions and will require a complete overhaul of our socio-economic system.  “We won’t be able to shoehorn […]

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World

Putin’s £1bn palace complete with hockey rinks and cinemas: ‘Built as a bribe!’

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s private life is usually kept out of the headlines. The despot is known to be extremely secretive, and opponents who try to investigate him usually meet an early end. Rumours about Putin over the years have included extramarital affairs, health issues and corruption. More recently — but before his invasion of […]

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Science

On how the built environment sector is about to be disrupted – $2 trillion a year for climate startups

NEWS FROM THE FRONT DESK: When the bad news comes in about climate change – and there’s been plenty of it in the past week – it’s easy to start feeling helpless. But that’s only half the story – and now Silicon Valley is watching! The built environment sector has been a major contributor to […]