Archivio per la categoria ‘la giusta distanza’

Called the eDumper, the massive truck relies on regenerative braking to recover some of its energy as it slows down. Let’s break down the physics.

Sorgente: This Huge Electric Dump Truck Never Needs to Plug In | WIRED

Like its predecessors, the latest title in the series goes beneath the surface to explore the toll of combat on its characters and their world.

Sorgente: ‘Gears 5’: A War Game That Really Deals With War Trauma | WIRED

Do you know what today is? It’s the last day before a long weekend! Labor Day generally marks the end of summer and while the three-day break is usually reserved for barbecues, park time, and going to the beach, it’s also a mighty good time to catch up on some binge watching. There are a lot of new movies and TV coming in the fall, so right now is the ideal moment to consume some things you may have missed before the new stuff arrives. Here are our picks for what you should prioritize.

Sorgente: 8 Movies and TV Shows You Need to Stream This Weekend | WIRED

The move furthers a trend of hardware manufacturers consolidating their brands by adding studios to their stable of first-party creators.

Sorgente: Sony Buys Studio Behind Its Awesome Spider-Man Game | WIRED

Schools are adding ethics classes to their computer-science curricula. The reading assignments: science fiction.

Sorgente: What Sci-Fi Can Teach Computer Science About Ethics | WIRED

Owen Gleiberman on how Oliver Stone’s “Natural Born Killers,” on the 25th anniversary of its release, looks more relevant than ever.

Sorgente: ‘Natural Born Killers’ Is, More Than Ever, the Spectacle of Our Time – Variety

The “Breaking Bad” movie is coming to Netflix sooner than you might think.

Sorgente: ‘Breaking Bad’ Movie Release Date, Title and Plot Revealed – Variety

At the core of Brazil’s out-of-control fires in the Amazon is deforestation. Here’s how human meddling fundamentally transforms a rainforest.

Sorgente: Amazon Fires and the Horrifying Science of Deforestation | WIRED

Il professore Claudio Siniscalchi parla del film Easy Rider a 50 anni dalla sua uscita

Sorgente: Audio Rai.TV – Isoradio – Claudio Siniscalchi – Easy Rider

Peter Fonda

Peter Fonda

Two-time Oscar nominee Peter Fonda, who became a counterculture icon when he co-wrote, produced and starred in seminal 1969 road movie “Easy Rider,” then showed Hollywood he could act about three decades later in “Ulee’s Gold,” died on Friday from lung cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 79.His sister Jane Fonda said in a statement, “I am very sad. He was my sweet-hearted baby brother. The talker of the family. I have had beautiful alone time with him these last days. He went out laughing.”His wife Parky released a statement on behalf of the family, saying “In one of the saddest moments of our lives, we are not able to find the appropriate words to express the pain in our hearts…And, while we mourn the loss of this sweet and gracious man, we also wish for all to celebrate his indomitable spirit and love of life. In honor of Peter, please raise a glass to freedom.”

Sorgente: Peter Fonda Dead: ‘Easy Rider’ Star Was 79 – Variety

Pornographers developed many early innovations in internet marketing, like pop-up ads and subscriptions. And women were among the most successful entrepreneurs in the business.

Sorgente: A Brief History of Porn on the Internet

Going viral

Pubblicato: 23 giugno 2018 in la giusta distanza

A mysterious and deadly virus has broken out in an isolated community on top of the world. DQ heads to Lapland to visit the frozen set of German-Finnish coproduction Arctic Circle.

Sorgente: Going viral

Rubert Murdoch and Brian Roberts aren’t just trying to increase their empires; they’re two men seeking the ultimate control over media

Sorgente: The Comcast-Disney Battle Isn’t Just Business—It’s A Grand Human Drama

The high altitude, low opening (HALO) jump is a means of airdropping military personnel into hostile territory undetected, developed in the 1960s by the United States Air Force. It’s a normal sort of thing to appear in a spy movie. What’s less normal—unheard of, actually—is for an actor to perform the unusually dangerous feat. So, of course, Tom Cruise had to do it.

Sorgente: Watch Tom Cruise Perform an Actual HALO Jump During the Filming of Mission: Impossible—Fallout 

A new study, by a respected scholar on internet culture, winds up a penetrating indictment of journalism’s internal inconsistencies.

Sorgente: How the Media Helped Legitimize Extremism

Happy long weekend, but RIP outside time. (And the feeling in your butt.)

Sorgente: 10 Great Shows You Can Binge-Watch in a Single Weekend