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NASA leverages gamers to save the world’s coral reefs

NASA leverages gamers to save the world’s coral reefs

As rising temperatures continue to bleach delicate coral ecosystems, NASA scientists are turning to gamers to help map out the ocean floor. If you’re willing to put your candy crushing obsession aside for a bit, NASA is offering gamers the opportunity to partake in a mission of global importance. Despite covering...

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Twitch expands misconduct policy to include other platforms

Twitch expands misconduct policy to include other platforms

Ensuring that Twitch remains a safe and inclusive space for stream buffs, the platform is expanding its off-service conduct policy to punish threatening behaviours outside of Twitch. Those who take to spreading hate online or trolling Twitter and Discord may soon find their indiscretions have landed them bans on Twitch – much like a certain ex US president last January. The Amazon owned streaming giant has this week expanded its off-service...

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Clubhouse users can soon make in-app donations to creators

Clubhouse users can soon make in-app donations to creators

As the latest part of its monetisation efforts, Clubhouse will allow users to make donations to their favourite creators. The flagship audio app won’t take a cut of payments. It’s been quite the inaugural year for flagship audio chat app Clubhouse. Already numero uno in the audio chat space, Facebook and Twitter are set to up the competition in 2021 with their own ephemeral updates. Clubhouse is now being forced to...

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NASA readying the launch of $10 billion ‘ultimate time machine’

NASA readying the launch of $10 billion ‘ultimate time machine’

NASA’s James Webb Telescope will peer further back into the universe’s mysterious history than ever before. Scientists are lauding the upcoming project as the ‘ultimate time machine’. Decades of careful planning and development is set to finally come to fruition in October with the launch of the world’s most powerful astronomical observatory in history, the James Webb Space Telescope. Boasting 100 times the observational power of the Hubble Space Telescope, NASA’s...

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3D printing could be the future of education

3D printing could be the future of education

Combining architecture and technology is a great hope for expanding educational access in deprived areas, and there’s no better example than 3D printed housing. A quarter of a billion children do not have access to education worldwide. Thinking Huts is at the forefront of combatting this huge injustice - and is using the once fictional method of 3D printing to do so. Maggie Grout started Thinking Huts when she was...

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