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A team of German neuroscientists from the Humboldt University of Berlin spent several weeks hanging out with rodents in a small room filled with boxes. They were playing human-vs-rodent hide-and-seek and found out the animals were surprisingly adept at the cross-cultural childhood game. They weren’t even given treats as a reward, rather, they were given attention in the form of friendly petting and tickles.

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In preparation for the inaguartion of President Joseph Biden. Facebook has set out on a mass campaign of silencing dissenters.

China style.

Yeah we all know about the big accounts like President Donald Trump and his minions. But facebook has also now coming against outspoken members on its platform. Specifically prominent atheists. Yes I am one of them. Admins from fellow Atheist groups have reported similar issues.

Imagine my shock when I fired up my facebook account to be greeted with the messages below.

The stranglehold that these companies exert over our discourse is so dominant that their censorship amounts to effective suppression of the reporting.

Whatever that is, it is not democratic or something to cheer.

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Raises  over $185,000 for Hungry Kids and Rent Eviction Relief while Streaming the Video Game 'Among Us' on Twitch. 

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Politicians are getting smart and are starting to use Twitch as a fund raising source.

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez and the leader of the New Canadian Democratic Party Jagmeet Singh Raised  over $185,000 for Hungry Kids and Rent Eviction Relief while streaming a video game (Among Us) on Twitch. She had initially planned to stream for 2 hours but ended up streaming for a total of 6 hours. We have all heard of youtube streamers making insane amounts of money playing video games online. In order to this you have to be able to keep people entertained. AOC did not disappoint!

I have been saying this to myself since her first stream  a few weeks ago (before the elections), Why doesn't she do this more often? Can you think of a more effective fund raising method as a politician? As an added benefit this is another way to connect with her constituents. Seriously It's a no brainer. And if we bring grandpa Bernis on the stream we can easily get one million people online. You guys should do it and test out the Twitch infrastructure.

Then my next headline would be "AOC and Bernie Breaks Twitch!"

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Types of SMD Board Components

Pictures of SMD Components

SMD components (Surface Mount Devices) are the electronic function parts,  which are soldered to the circuit board by surface mount technology. There are many types of SMD components, and each type is packaged in different forms, which results in the huge SMD components library.

Here we will briefly introduce the types of the SMD components we often us. 

The Types of SMD Components

According to the function of SMD components, they can be classified as follows, the letters in brackets represent their identification on the PCB.

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Acer Swift sf515 board view

Pegatron Guinness_WL GU5FA

 

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How to disable an extension manually using phpmyadmin in Joomla

After installing and enabling the google maps plugin on my joonla site , I got a fatal error on the entire site. 

An error has occurred. 0 Class 'JParameter' not found

I ran into an issue with my website recently when I enabled a broken google maps extension. Error: 0 Class 'JParameter' not found

j parameter not found

My site crashed and I was unable to recover by logging in. The only option I had was to disanle the extension from the database. 

Remote learning in corona virus times
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With the outbreak of the Corona virus there is the possibility schools in NYC will be closed for a few weeks.

So what happens to all the progress you've made all semester with your students.

With State tests are coming up in April this is a critical time for our children. We leverage the power and affordability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver remote video teaching capabilities to students.

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Repair Your Computer during the Corona Virus Outbreak in New York City

We at Shortcircuited have been preparing for the corona virus outbreak to arrive in New York City since December 2019.

We will remain open in any quarantines the city may implement . If there is no lock down in New York City below are the safety procedures we would like all of our clients to follow.

Similar small businesses in New York City should follow similar procedures

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