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Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery service will start later this year, pending FAA permission. 
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Amazon starting drone deliveries in California town later this year (2 minute read)

Amazon's Prime Air drone delivery service will start later this year, pending FAA permission. Lockeford, California will be among the first locations in the US to access the service. The drones will be able to carry five pounds of payload at speeds of up to 50 miles an hour. They are able to detect static and moving objects and automatically change course to safely avoid them. Pictures of Amazon's drones are available in the article.
Microsoft Teams now uses AI to improve echo, interruptions, and acoustics (3 minute read)

Microsoft is using machine learning to improve Teams audio. Machine learning models are being used to reduce echo and improve call quality. The elimination of echo allows multiple people to speak at the same time. All processing is done locally on client devices. A video demonstrating the new improved call quality feature is available in the article.

Science & Futuristic Technology

Moving stuff with your mind? That superpower may finally be here (3 minute read)

Scientists from China have developed a Bluetooth brain-computer interface that can wirelessly control metasurfaces using brainwaves. The device provided better control and was far more advanced than any existing product currently on the market. It can still be tweaked to be more efficient and accurate. The technology has potential applications in communications, the health sector, and smart sensors.
‘Biological age’ startups: why do people want to know how close they are to death? (7 minute read)

Biotechs are now offering test kits that claim to be able to measure the biological age of the user. Biological age aims to quantify the aging of the body's functions and predict mortality. It is a better predictor of morbidity risk than chronological age. None of the test kits available have been approved by the FDA and there are no treatments for improving biological age. For now, the tests should be treated as entertainment rather than an accurate diagnosis method.
Programming, Design & Data Science

Fresh (Website)

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tuc (GitHub Repo)

tuc is a tool for cutting and manipulating text. It has more features than cut, such as being able to use negative indexes, format fields, and cut on lines. Examples are available.
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Elon Musk to answer questions from Twitter staff this week (2 minute read)

Elon Musk is attending an all-hands meeting at Twitter on Thursday this week. He will answer pre-submitted questions from employees during the meeting. Musk recently challenged Twitter over the number of bots on its service, so Twitter said last week that it would provide him with a firehose of internal data on bots and spam accounts. Many Twitter employees have been on edge since Musk launched his bid to buy the social media company. Musk recently told his employees to return to the office full-time, while Twitter employees are allowed to work from home or wherever they feel most productive.
PSA: Last chance to browse using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is this week (2 minute read)

Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser is officially retiring after 27 years on June 15. The browser reached its peak in 2003 but fell off after new browsers entered the market. Microsoft Edge features an IE mode that provides access to legacy Internet Explorer-based websites and apps. The retirement doesn't affect in-market Windows LTSC, Server Internet Explorer 11 desktop applications, or the MSHTML engine.

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Chrome fights ad blockers 🛡️, Googler claims AI sentient 🤖, how big tech does project management 👨‍💻

Monday, June 13, 2022

Google is working to cut out a feature commonly used in ad blockers from its most recent extension standard. If you don't want to receive future editions of TLDR, please click here to unsubscribe.

15-inch MacBook Air 💻, human-skin robots 🤖, companies revoking offers 👨‍💻 

Friday, June 10, 2022

Apple is working on a 15-inch MacBook Air and a 12-inch MacBook. If you don't want to receive future editions of TLDR, please click here to unsubscribe. TLDR Daily Update 2022-06-10 Here's How

Netflix-Roku acquisition rumors 📺, Apple Financing 🏦, best lossless image format 🖼️

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Roku employees have discussed the possibility of the company being acquired by Netflix in recent weeks. If you don't want to receive future editions of TLDR, please click here to unsubscribe. TLDR

Tesla Cybertruck prototype 🛻, AI pig cloning 🐷, how browsers work 🌐

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

A new Tesla Cybertruck prototype has made an appearance at an official event to launch the Tesla Megapack project at Moss Landing, California. If you don't want to receive future editions of TLDR,

M2 MacBook Air 💻, iMessage edit & unsend 💬, fighting dev burnout 👨‍💻

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Apple has revealed a new MacBook Air with an M2 chip. The new design is 11mm thick and weighs 2.7 pounds. If you don't want to receive future editions of TLDR, please click here to unsubscribe. TLD

Infographic | Visualizing the Impact of Rising Sea Levels, by Country 🌎

Saturday, June 25, 2022

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Daily Coding Problem: Problem #799 [Easy]

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Daily Coding Problem Good morning! Here's your coding interview problem for today. This problem was asked by Google. Implement a PrefixMapSum class with the following methods: insert(key: str,

How Far Can an Electric Car Go on One Charge?

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Did You Know?: It took Apollo astronauts approximately three days to get to the Moon, but the New Horizons probe reached (and passed) the Moon in a speedy 8 hours 35 minutes—it helped, of course, that

Noonification: The Dark Side of Antri

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Top Tech Content sent at Noon High-impact Emerging Tech Careers Advice The Noonification: Your Daily Dose of Electrifying Tech Content at Noon, by HackerNoon Hey there, 🪐 What's happening in tech

Week in Review - The ruling against Juuling?

Saturday, June 25, 2022

TechCrunch Newsletter TechCrunch logo Week in Review logo By Henry Pickavet Saturday, June 25, 2022 Hello and welcome back to Week in Review, your one-stop spot for the biggest stories from the week.

Internet Service Provides (ISPs) Helped Hackers Infect Smartphones with Spyware

Saturday, June 25, 2022

The Hacker News Daily Updates Newsletter cover Nuance Gatekeeper - a Cloud-native Biometric Security Solution with up to 99% success rates. Authenticates legitimate persons and detects fraudsters

Startups Weekly - What do you call the opposite of the startup halo effect?

Saturday, June 25, 2022

TechCrunch Newsletter TechCrunch logo Startups Weekly logo By Natasha Mascarenhas Saturday, June 25, 2022 Welcome to Startups Weekly, a fresh human-first take on this week's startup news and trends

Does Your MacBook Need a Case?

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Read in Browser Logo for Review Geek June 25, 2022 The new Macbook Air and Macbook Pro are here, and they're probably better than ever. The Pro is just a minor refresh, to be fair, but that refresh

[Python Dependency Pitfalls] A total mess?

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Hey there, Recently I watched a Pythonista ask for advice on setting up a Python project on his work machine. This new developer had some prior experience with NodeJS and had just started to get his

[PythonistaCafe] What makes PythonistaCafe different

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Hey there, Mastering Python is *not* just about getting the books and courses to study—to be successful you also need a way to stay motivated and to grow your abilities in the long run. Many