In addition to creating sewed cloth facemasks that are much needed by the general population, the Academy's School of Industrial Design has been creating face shields from 3D printing machines. These face shields are worn as added protection by front line workers in healthcare, as well as first responders, firefighters, and law enforcement officers throughout San Francisco. … [Read more...] about Academy of Art University Students Give Back
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The latest update from the IHME includes three different scenarios. These are the most likely projection, the scenario where mandates are eased and the scenario with widespread mask wearing. The projection suggests that between 159,497 and 213,715 will have died from coronavirus by October 1. With mandates easing, this increases to between 159,787 to 225,130. If 95 percent of the population were to wear masks in public, this number would fall to between 140,849 to 153,438. … [Read more...] about U.S. Coronavirus Death Projection Falls by 20,000 Despite High Case Numbers
In late 2010 I was running on an outdated Core 2 Duo and an equally outdated graphics card, and a friend offered me an exciting GPU upgrade: a GTX 260 Core 216. Now this card was already outdated, but it was a lot better than what I already had, and on a hand-me-down budget. But when I went to install it, I discovered a problem: my power supply didn't have the necessary power cables to run it. After a trip to Fry's and a new case and PSU, I was up and running, but that halfway upgrade got me itching for something more substantial. So in 2011 I spent real money to buy the brand new i5-2500K, a Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO, and a 128GB SSD boot drive, a PC that lasted me a good five years (with more GPU upgrades along the way, of course). … [Read more...] about Did you ever upgrade, build, or buy a PC just so you could play one particular game?
Dr Prathap C Reddy, Chairman, Apollo Hospitals Group, writes a letter urging patients with non-communicable diseases (NCD) not to ignore their treatment due to the ongoing pandemic. He writes, “It has been an unprecedented medical crisis, the number of Covid-19 cases recorded worldwide has passed the 18-million mark and understandably, there is great amount of fear and anxiety. Yet, we must be hopeful as scientists are working against the clock at an indescribable pace to develop a vaccine. India is at the forefront of this effort with several companies having made excellent progress and I am optimistic that within a year, we will have a vaccine. However, an equally great concern is that non-communicable diseases (NCDs), which include cardiovascular diseases, cancers, diabetes, respiratory ailments etc pose a bigger threat to the future of humanity and account for close to 80 per cent of the global mortality. Bearing this hard reality in mind, it is very important that patients … [Read more...] about Chairman of Apollo hospitals urges patients with non-communicable diseases not to ignore treatment due to pandemic
'Inexplicable'A parent who contacted BBC News NI, but did not want to be identified, said his daughter had been left inconsolable after her predicted B grade at AS-level was reduced to a U. … [Read more...] about A-levels: ‘Dreams ruined by an algorithm’