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Harry Potter and the difficulties of translation: ROSMEN and MAKHAON against the original

The first book about a boy who survived was released in 1997 with a circulation of only 500 copies. According to statistics for 2018, over 500 million Harry Potter books have been sold in the world, making this ...

Another Redux Boilerplate Reduction Guide (NGRX)

What are we talking about? Let's talk about a few (five, to be specific) ways, tricks, bloody sacrifices to the god of enterprise, which sort of should help us to write more concise and ...

Stephen Hawking's latest theory will prove the existence of parallel universes.

Before his death, the great scientist in a group with colleagues for several years developed his “final” theory. Now it is being reviewed in one of the scientific journals, and will be published after ...

Brew beer with MP8036multi module

One of the clients asked us to select the appropriate module for solving their problem. The module is planned to be used as part of a small private brewery. In the task of the module ...

Open webinar "Infrastructure as a code"

Hello again! We present you an open lesson of the course “DevOps practices and tools” on the topic “Infrastructure as a code”. Igor Kurochkin, a teacher of the course, for example this practice ...

Eight audio technologies and audio gadgets that will get into the TECnology hall of fame in 2019

Fourteen years ago, the TEC Awards organizers - awards for achievements in the field of audio technologies - established the TECnology Hall of Fame. The first to include such inventions as the Edison cylinder and the gramophone ....

Microsoft refused to trick with the upgrade to Windows 10, which began to close the pop-up window

Microsoft refused the dirty trick with installing an update to Windows 10 to close the pop-up window. This happened after a wave of righteous wrath of users that hit the company ....

The Radioactive Boy Scout died at the age of 39. Unusual story of a young nuclear physicist

David, after returning from the army, David Khan (David Hahn) became famous as the man who tried to build a home-made nuclear breeder at home. More precisely, the creation of the object ...

Underside client-side physics prediction

TL; DR I created a demo showing how to implement prediction on the client side of a player's physical movement in Unity - GitHub. Introduction In early 2012, I wrote a post about ...

Saw, Shura: how we created the design of the mobile application tracker for dogs Mishiko

The tracker project for dogs Mishiko has been developed since 2015, and during this time we have gone through dozens of iterations in the design - both the tracker itself and the mobile application. Especially for our ...

The fate of the fifth interaction in physics hangs in the balance

"Look, Mr. Galileo has calculated everything correctly." This conclusion was not based on the most accurate experiment, but it was one of the most spectacular - as it took place on the moon. AT...

Paramount Pictures are suing Klingon defenders from Star Trek

The Klingon language is real, and the rights to it cannot belong to anyone, according to fans of the Star Trek universe. It is for this reason that the Society for the Creation of Languages ​​sues the film company ...

The developers of a number of companies created the Expert Council of the gaming industry (ESII)

Developers from Mail.Ru Group, Riot Games CIS, Wargaming and other companies created the Expert Council for the gaming industry. It includes people like Ilya Karpinsky (Mail.ru), Vyacheslav Makarov ...

New audio projects: Hexagon player, stereo-transformer and adaptive music

Audiostartups today is becoming more and more, and these are not just words. For example, since February 2011, 450 companies have been registered on AngelList investment platform, 107 of which ...

Touch Button Illuminated from China for DIY crafts

Devay, acquired on the Chinese site, so for the sake of interest. The touch button is a fully finished device, built on a specialized atmel microcircuit ...

Da Vinci 3D Color Printer. Photo report from XYZprinting Company presentation

Good day everyone! With you company 3Dtool. Today we want to bring to the attention of readers a small photo report. Recently, our experts were at the presentation of 3D technology from the company ...

Vice reporter went to a conference on flat earth

At the entrance to the conference participants are offered as a gift toothpaste without fluoride. Such pastes became popular after the emergence of conspiracy theories that world governments specifically fluorinate water, ...

How I fought with mosquitoes. Personal experience and tests for yourself

Let this summer come later than expected, but with it it has already brought a host of mosquitoes. And this is such a misfortune that can spoil any long-awaited holiday in nature. And since I'm not used to ...

Features of space risk insurance

Starting from Baikonur on March 21 will be insured for 3 billion rubles. At the same time, astronauts, the Soyuz launch vehicle, the Soyuz-MS08 spacecraft, and the launch site of the cosmodrome will be insured ...

Kolkhozing * Mikrotik RB2011UiAS-2HnD-IN: external antennas and other gadgets

* Here collective farm means DIY or DIY. The etymology of the word and connection with agricultural technology, see below. Annotation Connecting external Wi-Fi antennas to Mikrotik RB2011UiAS-2HnD-IN: how, why ...