This Guy Got a Minecraft Server Running on His Canon DSLR

A programmer who goes by the name Turtius has managed to install and run a Minecraft server on a Canon SL2 (also known as the EOS200D) DSLR camera. Turtius was working on reverse-engineering Canon’s network processor when he decided to try and see if it could be done. via Technology and News Today https://petapixel.com/2021/03/03/this-guy-got-a-minecraft-server-running-on-his-canon-dslr/

NASA’s latest Mars rover has the same processor as an iMac from 1998

NASA’s brand-new Perseverance rover is the most advanced machine that’s ever landed on Mars. But when it comes to rovers, “state of the art” is a subjective term. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/tldr/2021/3/2/22309412/nasa-perseverance-mars-rover-processor-cpu-imac-1998

Does this Make Sense? Gasoline Delivered to Your Car

Some California drivers no longer go to the gas station—and it’s not because they drive electric cars. Gasoline increasingly is being delivered into the fuel tanks of cars while their owners work or as they spend time at home. via Technology and News Today https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/does-this-make-sense-gasoline-delivered-to-your-car/

The Rule of Odds in Photography (An Easy Trick for Better Compositions)

When you create a photograph, you’re hoping to manipulate the mind of your viewer. While photos are simple, two-dimensional representations of reality, you – as the photographer – hope to let the viewer see what you saw, feel what you felt, and experience the world as you did. via Technology and News Today https://digital-photography-school.com/?p=203323

‘Dota: Dragon’s Blood’ trailer gives a clearer view of Netflix’s new anime series

It’s only been a couple of weeks Netflix and Valve revealed a teaser trailer for the anime series based on Valve’s hit game Dota 2, but now they’re back with a longer trailer showing off more of the characters and story elements. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/dota-netflix-anime-012543673.html

An Ancient Proto-City Reveals the Origin of Home

The Konya Plain in central Turkey is a vast, elevated plateau covered in small farms and dusty fields, edged by dramatic mountain ranges that cast purple shadows. At night, visitors can drive into the foothills and see distant city lights, shimmering like a mirage. via Technology and News Today https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/an-ancient-proto-city-reveals-the-origin-of-home/

Google updates Gmail and other iOS apps for the first time in months

Google has updated the Gmail iOS app for the first time in months, along with Meet, Sheets, Docs, Calendar and Tasks. Aside from Tasks now supporting widgets on iOS 14, these are minor updates centered around bug fixes and performance improvements. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-ios-apps-update-gmail-meet-sheets-docs-calendar-tasks-200335624.html

Google finally makes Assistant more useful for your work life

With many companies becoming more comfortable with letting employees work remotely even after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, it’s important that folks have the tools to do their jobs just as well at home. With that in mind, Google is bolstering Workspace (formerly G Suite) with many updates. via Technology and News Today https://www.engadget.com/google-workspace-updates-assistant-meet-calendar-170055426.html

Today I learned the iPhone’s excellent document scanner can be controlled from a Mac

The iPhone’s Notes app has a powerful document scanning feature built right into it, and today I learned that this scanner can be controlled directly from a paired Mac in a variety of apps. via Technology and News Today https://www.theverge.com/2021/3/1/22306875/apple-continuity-camera-ios-ipados-document-scanner-macos-mojave

Pink’s ‘Cover Me In Sunshine’ with daughter Willow wins big on Billboard Charts

Pink’s new song Cover Me In Sunshine with daughter Willow has made it big on Billboard’s Charts with a massive debut. Currently, the song has reached no. 104 on Billboard’s Global 200 chart with over 2 million U.S. streams and 11,000 downloads. via Technology and News Today https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/795547-pinks-cover-me-in-sunshine-with-daughter-willow-wins-big-on-billboard-charts

A ‘Lamborghini’ Of Chariots Is Discovered At Pompeii. Archaeologists Are Wowed

Calling it an “exceptional discovery,” researchers at Pompeii have announced the uncovering of an intact ceremonial chariot from a villa near the famous archaeological site. via Technology and News Today https://www.npr.org/2021/02/27/972118983/a-lamborghini-of-chariots-is-discovered-at-pompeii-archaeologists-are-wowed

Mars is seismically active

Approximately 14 months after the Mars lander InSight touched down on the Red Planet, researchers present first scientific results In the first ten months since starting its scientific operations in February 2019, InSight’s seismometer SEIS has detected a total of 174 probable Martian quakes, on a via Technology and News Today https://www.mpg.de/14506708/mars-is-seismically-active

Moment mother saves her four children by throwing them from the third floor of a burning building

All of the children and the mother are doing fine, Turkish media reported. The footage, captured from someone watching from the street below, shows each child falling from the third floor of a five-floor building. via Technology and News Today https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9304087/Moment-mother-saves-four-children-throwing-floor-burning-building.html