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Video offers peek at ultra-wide Large Synoptic Survey Telescope
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The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope has been a long time in the making when work on its mirrors started in 2007. It's finally coming together, though. The LSST team has released a brief clip showing progress on the Chilean facility as of the end of…

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Ars Technica’s best video games of 2017
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Enlarge (credit: Collage by Aurich Lawson) Before we get on to the list, don’t miss this year’s Ars Technica Charity Drive sweepstakes. You can win one of nearly 100 prizes, including limited-edition gaming collectibles, all while helping out a good cause. Entries are due by January 4. Thanks in advance for your donation! In recent […]

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Chrome 64 Beta Adds Sitewide Audio Muting, Pop-Up Blocker, Windows 10 HDR Video
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Chrome 64 is now in beta and it has several new features over version 63. In addition to a stronger pop-up blocker and support for HDR video playback when Windows 10 is in HDR mode, Chrome 64 features sitewide audio muting to block sound when navigating to other pages within a site. 9to5Google reports: An […]

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CNN Visualizes Climate Change-Driven Arctic Melt With 360-Degree VR Video
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dryriver writes: CNN has put up a slickly produced and somewhat alarming 360-degree browser video experience that allows the viewer to see firsthand what arctic melt looks like in Greenland. The video takes the viewer to the “Ground Zero” of climate change. Throughout the 7-minute long video, the viewer can interactively look around the locations […]

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The state of video journalism on Ars Technica—and its future
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Enlarge / Watch the birdie! (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) Ars Technica will soon be celebrating its 20th birthday—an eternity online. In those two decades, we’ve experimented with different formats of reporting and blogging, with each experiment aimed at better serving our readers. It has been a fun and wild ride: those 20 years have […]

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Google offers real-time search data for news, images and video
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Finding out what people are searching for in real time is a trivial matter these days, thanks to Google Trends. Online since 2015, the service is useful for discovering what the world is paying attention to, like why Donald Trump was elected last Nov…

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A visit to Galloping Ghost, the largest video game arcade in the USA
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Enlarge / Row upon row of vintage arcade games. (credit: Eric Bangeman) It’s Thanksgiving week in the US, and most of our staff is enjoying one last work-free afternoon where a trip to the movies or arcade is possible. As such, we’re resurfacing this story of visiting the largest arcade in the US (you know, […]

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Scary 'Slaughterbots' video shows danger of autonomous killer drones     – CNET
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Commentary: An institute backed by Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk offers a graphic warning against machines that decide whom to kill.

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Wembley to host English football’s first video ref this week
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The German Bundesliga uses it, the American MLS is on board, but never before has the video assistant referee (VAR) system officiated a formal match in the home of football: England. That changes this Friday when England plays Germany at Wembley Stad…

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