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ME 262 Jet Fighter

Thank you to the realistic free-to-play online game war thunder for sponsoring this simple history episode Messerschmitt me-262 German jet fighter World War 2 Nazi Germany was a strong supporter of jet technology and developed the first turbo jet-powered aircraft called the Heinkel 8178 which flew in 1939 only days …

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10 Abnormally Large Airplanes That Actually Exist

When you think about it humans have been able to pull off some pretty impressive fees flight is one of them not Just making any old plane We’ve pushed the limits for the last century and built some truly impressive and terrifying creations from Cargo Planes to bombers to Insane-looking …

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AI Beats Radiologists at Pneumonia Detection | Two Minute Papers #214

Dear Fellow Scholars, this is Two Minute Papers with Károly Zsolnai-Fehér. In this work, a 121-layer convolutional neural network is trained to recognize pneumonia and 13 different diseases. Pneumonia is an inflammatory lung condition that is responsible for a million hospitalizations and 50,000 deaths per year in the US alone. …

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Japan’s independent kids

The Ando family are not unique. You see, Japanese families encourage their children to travel to and from school alone every single day. By Western standards, Japanese culture emphasises independence and self-reliance from an extraodinarily young age. In fact, one of Japan’s most loved and longest running TV shows, is …

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Does Anybody Own the Internet?

Russia is considering a temporary disconnect from the world wide web to test cybersecurity and possibly move towards an autonomous Russian internet infrastructure. But can they even do that, just up and leave the internet? Will they be able to watch cat videos? Is there some owner of the internet …

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What Past Predictions of the Future Got Right

This episode is made possible by dashlane secure your data from prying eyes by signing up for a free account today For almost the entirety of human history, we’ve always had a bit of a thing for predicting the future. Sometimes we get pretty close and Sometimes we’re way off …

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