Bunny Island. Okunoshima, Japan. By Aaron Baggett | Instagram JPGs is a photo peek into wherever gamers might find interesting. If you’re a photographer and have images you want to share, drop us a line! … [Read more...] about Bunny Island. Okunoshima, Japan. By Aaron Baggett
Technology | Would You Pay $30 a Month to Check Your Email? Sections Skip to content Skip to site index The SHIFT One of Silicon Valley’s buzziest start-ups, Superhuman, is betting its app’s shiny features are worth a premium price. Credit Credit Supported by ByKevin Roose June 27, 2019 The year is 2019, and the brainy engineers of Silicon Valley are hunkered down, working on transformative, next-generation technologies like self-driving cars, digital currencies and quantum computing. Meanwhile, the buzziest start-up in San Francisco is … an expensive email app? A few months ago, I started hearing about something called Superhuman. It’s an invitation-only service that costs $30 a month and promises “the fastest email experience ever made.” Marc Andreessen, the influential venture capitalist, reportedly swore by it, as did tech bigwigs like Patrick and John Collison, the founders of … [Read more...] about Would You Pay $30 a Month to Check Your Email?
NUI Galway’s third annual Soapbox Science Galway is set to return this weekend when twelve female scientists will take to their soapboxes and talk about their groundbreaking research in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine. The event will take place from 12pm-3pm at the Spanish Arch, Galway on Saturday, 29 June and is free and open to the public. Soapbox Science is a novel global public outreach platform for promoting women scientists and the science they do. Events transform public areas into an arena for public learning and scientific debate and they follow the format of London Hyde Park’s ‘Speaker’s Corner’, which is historically an arena for public debate. Soapbox Science 2019 is taking place in several countries around the world including Ireland, Australia, Canada, Argentina, South Africa, Sweden, Germany, Brazil, Belgium, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania, the UK and US. Soapbox Science Galway ensures that everyone has the … [Read more...] about Soapbox Science Returns to the Streets of Galway This Weekend
High winds are in store for much of today and tomorrow, weather forecasters have warned. The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the south-west of England. But in welcome news for Glastonbury festival-goers, fine and dry conditions are expected for the rest of the UK. But while they might be able to pack their wellies away for now, revellers should be checking their tent pegs as strong winds are expected to batter Devon, Cornwall and Somerset over the next 48 hours. The gusty period will be followed by rising mercury, as the heatwave currently swamping Europe moves into the UK. Experts are warning of heightened hot weather-related health risks, as temperatures as high as 31C are predicted for parts of England by the weekend. Forecasters were earlier predicting a scorcher of a weekend. The Met Office has said this Glastonbury weekend could be a record breaker as a plume of North African hot air heads towards Britain. Met Office forecaster Bonnie Diamond said: "The … [Read more...] about Britain’s heatwave to bring 31C scorcher
Manchester United are considering a move for Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti, according to Mundo Deportivo . The Frenchman has been linked with a Nou Camp exit with Arsenal rumoured to be eyeing a bid. But the Gunners are unlikely to be able to afford the centre-back after missing out on Champions League qualification and United are now preparing to swoop. With Aaron Wan-Bissaka set to put pen to paper and secure a £50m move from Crystal Palace , Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will turn his attentions to a new central defender. But they face missing out on Harry Maguire to Manchester City whilst Napoli won't budge on the sale of Kalidou Koulibaly, leaving him to consider other targets. With the Catalan club chasing Matthijs de Ligt and also said to be interesting in United's Victor Lindelof, Umtiti has emerged as a plausible option. The 25-year-old France international was a United target last summer before penning a contract extension at the Nou Camp. But he suffered an … [Read more...] about Man Utd ‘eye transfer move for Barcelona star’