How To Get Google Assistant On Your Phone By Adding Two Lines Of Code. Short Bytes: You might have used Google Allo and its Google Assistant.
Recently, the company launched Pixel smartphones with Google Assistant. By tweaking some lines of code in the build.prop file on your rooted Android Nougat phone, you can get the new assistant on your devices. People got to know about Google Assistant when the company unveiled its Allo messaging application. Few weeks later, at its hardware launch event in October, Google showed off its Pixel smartphones. Google is marketing the deeply integrated Google Assistant as the major selling point. Google has hinted that its new assistant will be Pixel-exclusive. Before telling you more about the process, let me tell you that you should be having Android Nougat installed and you need root access. Important: Another thing, before trying to get Google Assistant working on your device, make sure that you know what you’re doing. The tutorial describes a manual way to edit the Build.prop file under Root/System. It's official: Your Periodic Table is now obsolete. Get ready to ring in 2017 with a brand new Periodic Table, because four more elements have officially been added to the seventh row: nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts), and oganesson (Og).
We’ve been hearing about these four new elements since January, but the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) has finally announced that the names have been officially approved, so we’ve got the go-ahead to tear down all our posters and find some new ones. "Following a five-month period of public review, the names earlier proposed by the discoverers have been approved by the IUPAC Bureau," the organisation announced today.
"Keeping with tradition, the newly discovered elements have been named after a place or geographical region, or a scientist," they add. Cassini Spacecraft Begins Dramatic, 'Ring-Grazing' Orbits Today. Tomorrowland - Wikipedia. Walt Disney was known for his futurist views and, through his television programs, showed the American public how the world was moving into the future.
Tomorrowland was the realized culmination of his views. In his own words: "Tomorrow can be a wonderful age. Our scientists today are opening the doors of the Space Age to achievements that will benefit our children and generations to come. The Tomorrowland attractions have been designed to give you an opportunity to participate in adventures that are a living blueprint of our future.
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The majority of the OU's undergraduate students are based throughout the United Kingdom and principally study off-campus; many of its courses (both undergraduate and postgraduate) can also be studied anywhere in the world. There are also a number of full-time postgraduate research students based on the 48-hectare university campus where they use the OU facilities for research, as well as more than 1000 members of academic and research staff and over 2500 administrative, operational and support staff. The OU was established in 1969 and the first students enrolled in January 1971. The University administration is based at Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, in Buckinghamshire, but has regional centres in each of its thirteen regions around the United Kingdom.
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In a month-long experiment using a virus harmless to humans, biologists working at the University of California San Diego and at Michigan State University documented the evolution of a virus into two incipient species—a process known as speciation that Charles Darwin proposed to explain the branching in the tree of life, where one species splits into two distinct species during evolution. "Many theories have been proposed to explain speciation, and they have been tested through analyzing the characteristics of fossils, genomes, and natural populations of plants and animals," said Justin Meyer, an assistant professor of biology at UC San Diego and the first author of a study that will be published in the December 9 issue of Science.
"With these experiments, no one can doubt whether speciation occurs," Meyer added. More information: J. R. Engineers create prototype chip just three atoms thick. For more than 50 years, silicon chipmakers have devised inventive ways to switch electricity on and off, generating the digital ones and zeroes that encode words, pictures, movies and other forms of data.
But as researchers think about electronics for the next 50 years, they've begun to look beyond silicon to new types of materials that occur in single layers only three atoms thick – far thinner than modern silicon chips – yet are able to control electricity more efficiently to create those digital ones and zeroes. Now a team led by Stanford electrical engineering Associate Professor Eric Pop has demonstrated how it might be possible to mass-produce such atomically thin materials and electronics. Why would this be useful? Because such thin materials would be transparent and flexible as well, in ways that would enable electronic devices that wouldn't be possible to make with silicon.
Theory into reality Scaling up However, the researchers' job was not done. One Of The BIGGEST Secrets Kept From Humanity: The Pineal Gland! Humans are bestowed with a certain part of their brain known as the pineal gland or also known as our third eye.
The reason as to why it is called pineal is for it’s shape, like a pine cone. A tiny pine cone that is in charge of producing serotonin derivative melatonin that has to deal with our hormones that affect the modulation of sleep/wake patterns, including our seasonal functions. This tiny pine cone can be found near the center of the brain in place between the two hemispheres. The reason as to why higher up’s keep this information from people is so they do not find out the fullest potential that this part of us has. Amazing! Mysterious Pyramid Discovered in Antarctica Could REWRITE History! - ORGANIC AND HEALTHY. There are a lot of famous wonders left by ancient civilizations which demonstrates how advanced they were during their time.
We have Europe, Asia and Africa with their magnificent history and the fascinating monuments that were left behind. (Scroll down for video) First signs of weird quantum property of empty space? By studying the light emitted from an extraordinarily dense and strongly magnetized neutron star using ESO's Very Large Telescope, astronomers may have found the first observational indications of a strange quantum effect, first predicted in the 1930s.
The polarization of the observed light suggests that the empty space around the neutron star is subject to a quantum effect known as vacuum birefringence. A team led by Roberto Mignani from INAF Milan (Italy) and from the University of Zielona Gora (Poland), used ESO's Very Large Telescope (VLT) at the Paranal Observatory in Chile to observe the neutron star RX J1856.5-3754, about 400 light-years from Earth. Despite being amongst the closest neutron stars, its extreme dimness meant the astronomers could only observe the star with visible light using the FORS2 instrument on the VLT, at the limits of current telescope technology. Monuments divide the US and Mexico – one man snapped them all. By Aviva Rutkin IN 1848, the US and Mexico drew a line.
The Guadalupe Hidalgo Treaty – and then the Gadsden Treaty a few years later – established an agreement about where the boundary between the two countries lay. Markers made out of stone, marble or iron were placed along the border, spaced a few kilometres apart. Today, 276 of these obelisks dot the boundary, and thanks to Donald Trump, this strip is more contentious than ever. OpenFace. Free and open source face recognition with deep neural networks.
OpenFace is a Python and Torch implementation of face recognition with deep neural networks and is based on the CVPR 2015 paper FaceNet: A Unified Embedding for Face Recognition and Clustering by Florian Schroff, Dmitry Kalenichenko, and James Philbin at Google. Torch allows the network to be executed on a CPU or with CUDA. Crafted by Brandon Amos, Bartosz Ludwiczuk, and Mahadev Satyanarayanan. Americans keep looking away from the election’s most alarming story. Brace yourself, the polar vortex is shifting. Climate change has hit the Arctic worse than ever over the past few years, but that doesn't mean the Northern Hemisphere is going to be experiencing a mild winter this year. In fact, a new study shows that the polar vortex is shifting, and it's going to make winters on the east coast of the US and parts of Europe even longer, with exceptionally cold temperatures expected during March.
The polar vortex is that lovely zone of cold air that swirls around the Arctic during winter. When parts of the vortex break apart and splinter off, it can cause unseasonably cold conditions in late-winter and early-spring in the Northern Hemisphere. This happened in early 2014 - as you can see in the satellite image above - and caused an extreme weather event in the northern US and Canada. Usually, when the weather forecasters are talking about the polar vortex, they're referring to the tropospheric vortex, which is the one that rips apart and plunges cold air towards mid-latitude cities, such as New York. Archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a 7,000-year-old city in Egypt. Egypt has announced the discovery of the remains of a lost city thought to be more than 7,000 years old, located in the Upper Egypt province of Sohag. A team of archaeologists from the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities found the remains of ancient huts and graves during a dig 400 metres to the south of the mortuary temple of Seti I, a pharaoh who ruled thousands of years later from 1290 to 1279 BC.
Seti I's temple is located in Abydos – one of the oldest known cities of ancient Egypt and the historic capital of Upper Egypt – and the newly found dwellings and graves could be parts of the long-gone capital now resurfaced, or a separate village that was swallowed by it. "This discovery can shed light on a lot of information on the history of Abydos," antiquities minister Mahmoud Afifi said in a press statement.
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Hurt blocker: To treat chronic pain, look to the brain not body. By Jessica Hamzelou EMMA PAYNE’S day starts at 6 am, when the pain from her joints wakes her. She takes prescription painkillers and stays in bed until late morning, when they finally kick in, giving her a few hours of respite before the pain returns. Results of “Impossible” EmDrive Propulsion Experiment Published in Peer-Reviewed Journal. On 17 November 2016, a team of engineers from an experimental research group (nicknamed Eagleworks Laboratories) at NASA’s Johnson Space Center published the results of a test purporting to demonstrate a “reactionless drive” propulsion system in the Journal of Propulsion and Power. A leaked version of this same paper first appeared on 5 November 2016.
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