Google has taken an uncommon method to leaks over the previous few years, revealing fashions and designs earlier than their official announcement and truly confirming leaks. This yr it’s taking that to a different stage,  displaying off the Pixel 6 (and Pixel 6 Professional) of their full visible glory properly earlier than its anticipated official announcement, which might sometimes occur within the fall.

I imply, when you can’t beat ’em, be part of ’em, proper?

First issues first, right here’s our first have a look at the gadgets. They match leaks from earlier within the yr, though the telephones undoubtedly look extra refined than these early renders.

Oooohh, ahhhh.

Google goes into element concerning the gadgets in this Twitter thread, however I’ve summarized the information under:

  • There are two new gadgets, the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Professional.
  • The Professional

All around the globe, there may be an excessive gender imbalance in physics, in each academia and business.

Examples are all too straightforward to seek out. In Burkina Faso’s largest college, the College of Ouagadougou, 99% of physics college students are males. In Germany, girls comprise solely 24% of physics PhD graduates — creeping up from 21% in 2017. No girls graduated in bodily sciences on the College of El Salvador between 2017 and 2020.

Australia fares little higher. Australian Nationwide College Professor Lisa Kewley forecasts that on present settings, it’s going to take 60 years for girls to comprise only a third {of professional} astronomers.

And the hits maintain coming. A survey by the UK Royal Astronomical Society, printed final week, discovered girls and non-binary individuals within the discipline are 50% extra probably than males to be bullied and harassed, and that fifty% of LGBQ astronomers have suffered bullying previously 12 months.

There are occasional glimmers within the gloom. In India, as an example, girls now comprise 43% of these with a level in science, expertise, engineering or arithmetic (STEM). However that determine is far decrease in physics and within the larger echelons of academia.

Clearly, this gender imbalance

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The EU has fined Amazon a report €746 million ($887m) for GDPR violations associated to advert targetting.

The choice stems from a 2018 criticism by French privateness rights group La Quadrature du Web, which alleged that Amazon’s advert targetting doesn’t receive free consent from customers.

The ruling, which was issued by Luxembourg’s knowledge safety authority (CNPD) on July 16, was disclosed by Amazon in a regulatory submitting on Friday.

The CNPD oversees Amazon’s operations in Europe as a result of the corporate’s EU headquarters are based mostly in Luxembourg.

The watchdog mentioned that “Amazon’s processing of private knowledge didn’t adjust to the EU Normal Knowledge Safety Regulation. The authority can be asking for undisclosed “follow revisions.”

In a press release, Amazon mentioned it plans to enchantment the choice:

There was no knowledge breach, and no buyer knowledge has been uncovered to any third occasion. These info are undisputed.

We strongly disagree with the CNPD’s ruling, and we intend to enchantment. The choice regarding how we present prospects related promoting depends on subjective and untested interpretations of European privateness regulation, and the proposed nice is completely out of proportion with even that interpretation.

The penalty could be the most important ever

Tesla began pushing a brand new 2021.24 software program replace to its fleet and it’s one of many ‘huge’ ones, giving a handful of additional perks to its clients. 

The replace was reported by a Tesla proprietor on Wednesday, who shared screenshots of the extra options on Reddit.

So, what’s new?

1. Disney+

Now you can watch Disney+ within the Tesla Theater app. To launch Tesla Theater, faucet the Leisure icon within the Utility Launcher and choose the Theater tab whereas your automotive is in PARK.

No, merely having Netflix and YouTube on Tesla Theater wasn’t sufficient. What if I wish to watch Star Wars comfortably behind my automotive? In fact, I may do this on my sofa as properly…

2. Automobile Wash mode 

Automobile Wash Mode closes all home windows, locks the cost port and disables windshield wipers, sentry mode, walk-away door locks and parking sensor chimes. For automated automotive washes with conveyor belts, the Free Roll possibility shifts to Impartial and prevents the parking brake from robotically making use of when you depart. To entry Automobile Wash Mode, faucet Controls > Service > Automobile Wash Mode.

Perhaps that’ll remedy earlier inconveniences of householders when on the automotive

A bunch of researchers has unveiled a brand new enterprise that may use AI to seek for alien know-how.

The Galileo Venture will use a community of telescopes and astronomical surveys to hunt for proof of “extraterrestrial technological civilizations” (ETCs).

AI will play a key position in this system. The workforce plans to develop algorithms that scan information from telescopes for alien artifacts.

The group may even use current and future astronomical surveys “to find and monitor the properties of interstellar guests to the photo voltaic system.” They are saying they’ve already acquired $1.75 million in funding from non-public donors.

The challenge is spearheaded by Harvard professor Avi Loeb, who raised eyebrows for suggesting that an object that handed by way of our photo voltaic system could possibly be alien tech.

Dubbed ‘Oumuamua, the interstellar interloper was the primary confirmed object from one other star to go to our photo voltaic system.

‘Oumuamua’s uncommon acceleration led Loeb to invest that it was a “lightsail, floating in interstellar area as a particles from a sophisticated technological tools.” Manyastronomy consultants have dismissed the speculation.

Nonetheless, Loeb believes that ‘Oumuamua and Unidentified Aerial Phenomena are sufficiently anomalous to encourage additional analysis into extraterrestrial