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Kritik af DIF for forskelsbehandling: Rideforbunds formand frustreret over manglende tilskuere

DR Sporten - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 19:35
Formanden i Dansk Ride Forbund, Ulf Helgstrand, kritiserer DIF's håndtering af tilskueradgang.
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Første skridt mod europæisk fodbold: Randers besejrer OB

DR Sporten - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 19:06
Randers sejrede hjemme 2-1 over OB og sikrede godt udgangspunkt.
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Philippines press freedom: Major broadcaster denied a new licence

Al Jazeera - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 18:34
Journalists say the network is being punished because of President Rodrigo Duterte's grievances, and the decision will further damage an already troubled nation.
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Solen og varmen er på vej - sådan da

DR Nyheder - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 18:33
Der har ikke været meget sommer over juli indtil videre, men det ser ud til at ændre sig, siger DR's vejrvært Nina Bendixen.
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Kun én sydstatsstatue står stadig i Richmond: Robert Lee, lederen af sydstatshæren

DR Nyheder - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 18:32
Richmond i Virginia er epicenteret for USA's debat om fjernelse af statuer.
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South African church attack: Five dead after 'hostage situation'

BBC News - World - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 18:12
The church, on the outskirts of Johannesburg, was attacked amid reports of fighting over leadership.
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Hagia Sophia: World Council of Churches appeals to Turkey on mosque decision

BBC News - World - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 17:32
The World Council of Churches says returning the Turkish landmark to a mosque is mistaken.
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Five killed in attack on South African church, hostages freed

Al Jazeera - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 17:10
Police say they rescued men, women and children who had been held hostage at a long-troubled church near Johannesburg.
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DR Congo Justice Minister Celestin Tunda resigns after dispute

Al Jazeera - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 17:04
Tunda tenders resignation after a dispute with President Felix Tshisekedi over judicial reform proposals.
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30 Big Tech Predictions for 2020

Businessinsider - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 17:03

Digital transformation has just begun.

Not a single industry is safe from the unstoppable wave of digitization that is sweeping through finance, retail, healthcare, and more.

In 2020, we expect to see even more transformative developments that will change our businesses, careers, and lives.

To help you stay ahead of the curve, Business Insider Intelligence has put together a list of 30 Big Tech Predictions for 2020 across Banking, Connectivity & Tech, Digital Media, Payments & Commerce, Fintech, and Digital Health.

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Srebrenica: Bosnia marks 25 years since massacre

BBC News - World - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:57
A funeral is held for recently identified victims as part of a memorial ceremony for the atrocity.
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MINUT FOR MINUT Randers vender kampen på hovedet og slår OB 2-1

DR Sporten - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:55
Randers og OB spiller den første af to kampe i første del af Europa Playoff.
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Coronavirus: US records nearly 70,000 new cases in a single day

Al Jazeera - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:52
President Donald Trump says he expects a vaccine before the end of the year, but experts say that seems unlikely.
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COVID-19: Latin America could be 'new hotspot'

Al Jazeera - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:52
Deaths in the region now account for nearly half of daily coronavirus deaths worldwide.
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Death by drone: How can states justify targeted killings?

Al Jazeera - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:41
UN report finding US attack on Iranian general 'unlawful' has stoked debate over responsibility in the new 'drone age'.
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Omar overlevede torturfængsler: Det er farligt at hjemsende syrere

DR Nyheder - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:30
Flygtningenævnet mener dog, at syrere kan vende sikkert tilbage til den syriske hovedstad.
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Srebrenica: Scaled-back ceremony marks 25 years since massacre

BBC News - World - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:25
Restrictions put in place to slow the spread of coronavirus meant fewer dignitaries were able to attend the ceremony.
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The CEO of Lucid Motors reveals the most important lesson he learned from Elon Musk when he worked for him at Tesla

Businessinsider - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:22

  • Lucid Motors CEO Peter Rawlinson worked for Tesla CEO Elon Musk from 2009 to 2012.
  • Rawlinson said the biggest lesson he learned from Musk is the importance of relentless optimism.
  • "Sometimes you have to put all your chips in," Rawlinson said.
  • Are you a current or former Lucid employee? Do you have an opinion about what it's like to work there? Contact this reporter at mmatousek@businessinsider.com, on Signal at 646-768-4712, or via his encrypted email address mmatousek@protonmail.com.
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Peter Rawlinson worked for Tesla CEO Elon Musk from 2009-2012 as he led the development of the electric-car maker's groundbreaking Model S sedan. Now the chief executive of the electric-vehicle startup Lucid Motors, Rawlinson learned from Musk the importance of relentless optimism.

"I really believe that success can beget success," Rawlinson said in an interview with Business Insider. "It can be a self-fulfilling prophecy if you're really committed and you're all in, and everyone at Lucid knows I am. And that's the leadership I hope I provide."

If you focus too much on what might go wrong, it can decrease your odds of achieving your goals, he added.

"Sometimes you have to put all your chips in," he said.

Musk, Rawlinson said, demonstrated his commitment to success "on an hour-by-hour basis." Rawlinson has taken that attitude to Lucid, which he joined in 2013 (he became the company's CEO in 2019). His confidence in the company and its debut vehicle, the Air luxury sedan, is driven by Lucid's in-house engineering and design efforts. According to the company, the Air will be able to drive over 400 miles between charges and accelerate from 0-60 mph in under 2.5 seconds. Those specs would make the Air competitive with the Model S, which, depending on the trim, has a maximum range of 402 miles and a 2.3-second 0-60 mph time.

"We're creating a car which is going to be the best car in the world," Rawlinson said. "People are going to want it."

Lucid will unveil the production version of the Air in September before beginning production next year. The vehicle's price will start "well north" of $100,000, Rawlinson said.

Are you a current or former Lucid employee? Do you have an opinion about what it's like to work there? Contact this reporter at mmatousek@businessinsider.com, on Signal at 646-768-4712, or via his encrypted email address mmatousek@protonmail.com.

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Minister vil fjerne krav: Præster behøver ikke at have læst teologi

DR Nyheder - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 16:14
Kirkeminister vil gøre det muligt for andre end teologiuddannede at søge præstestillinger for at dække behov.
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This virtual reality motion simulator could be used to train military pilots — see how to works

Businessinsider - Sat, 07/11/2020 - 15:45

  • New Zealand startup Eight360 created, a virtual reality motion simulator.
  • Nova is a motion simulator that can make VR feel more real by turning in any direction. 
  • Creators see the device being used for military training and e-racing in the future. 
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Eight360, a startup in Wellington, New Zealand has a way of tricking your brain into thinking you're driving a racecar, riding a rollercoaster, or even flying a jet.

The company's VR motion simulator, NOVA, can turn 180 degrees in any direction in only one second, combining visual, audio, and physical elements to make the experience as realistic as possible. Eight360 even says that this scary-looking contraption makes motion sickness less of a problem, because it matches up what the user is seeing to what they're feeling.

At $150,000 per year for a lease, the Nova probably isn't going to show up in many homes, though it could become standard in esports lounges. Instead, Eight360 is promoting the device as a way for racecar drivers to put in extra practice time off the track, or to practice esports, and for military training for pilots.

Here's how it works. 

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Nova is an "untethered VR motion simulator," making virtual reality games and training programs feel more real by rotating in any direction.

Eight360 says that Nova could be used for training, education, and fun.

Inside and wearing a VR headset, the user has full audio, visual, and physical immersion.

CEO Terry Miller has called it "the crazy spinning ball of death."

Source: VR Scout



Nova is a combination of standard parts, like gears and a motor, supplemented with modular parts for the best VR experience.

The whole thing weighs about 1,100 lbs, and can be transported on a pallet or forklift.

The sphere, which has been compared to a "human-sized hamster ball," is 5.9 feet in diameter, needing just a 6.5 square foot area.

Source: VR Scout



It works with some Windows games right off the shelf, making roller coaster simulators and racing games feel more realistic.

While Nova could definitely improve the gaming experience, it's too expensive to be practical for widespread use. Eight360 is looking to lease out the Nova for $150,000 per year.

Instead, the company is looking at other industries, like e-racing and defense training.

The seat and controls can be swapped out to better fit a particular need, like training pilots to fly a certain aircraft.

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