PopMuse: Internet and New Media http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ We finally know where Rick (from Rick and Morty) stands on the Intel vs AMD debate http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNextWeb/~3/4A__JFLsJ0g/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNextWeb/~3/4A__JFLsJ0g/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:17:18 UTC Mix at The Next Web Wubba lubba dub duuuub! Rick and Morty‘s back for its fourth season, peeps — and we finally known where Rick stands on the AMD vs�Intel debate. Spoiler: he’s more of an AMD guy. In the latest episode (“The Old Man and the Seat”), we get a glimpse at Rick’s computer system (one of his many, we assume) as he performs a procedure he describes as “reverse digestion extrapolation” — a less scientific term to label it would be shit analysis. In the process, Rick boots up his system, which gives us a peek at his configuration. Okay, so here are… This story continues at The Next WebOr just read more coverage about: Intel http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Why voice assistants should stick to sounding like robots http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNextWeb/~3/iNhjIU86RJI/ http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheNextWeb/~3/iNhjIU86RJI/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:13:13 UTC The Conversation at The Next Web More than 200m homes now have a smart speaker providing voice-controlled access to the internet, according to one global estimate. Add this to the talking virtual assistants installed on many smartphones, not to mention kitchen appliances and cars, and that’s a lot of Alexas and Siris. Because talking is a fundamental part of being human, it is tempting to think these assistants should be designed to talk and behave like us. While this would give us a relatable way to interact with our devices, replicating genuinely realistic human conversations is incredibly difficult. What’s more, research suggests making a machine sound… This story continues at The Next Web http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ With Democratic Field In Flux, What To Watch For At The November Debate https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780510150/with-democratic-field-in-flux-what-to-watch-for-at-the-november-debate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780510150/with-democratic-field-in-flux-what-to-watch-for-at-the-november-debate?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:08:00 UTC Scott Detrow at Stories from NPR : NPR Pete Buttigieg may face scrutiny after popping in the polls. Elizabeth Warren provided answers about her health care plan, and now she'll have to defend them. And is the field finally set? http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Teachers' Rally Will Force Schools To Close Across Indiana https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713514/teachers-rally-will-force-schools-to-close-across-indiana?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713514/teachers-rally-will-force-schools-to-close-across-indiana?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Stories from NPR : NPR The teachers will gather at the statehouse. They want more funding for poorer students, fewer unfunded mandates and to stop linking test scores to teacher evaluations. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ U.S. Policy On Israeli Settlements In The West Bank Is Loosened https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713493/u-s-policy-on-israeli-settlements-in-the-west-bank-is-loosened?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713493/u-s-policy-on-israeli-settlements-in-the-west-bank-is-loosened?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Naomi Zeveloff at Stories from NPR : NPR Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the U.S. no longer considers Israeli West Bank settlements an obstacle to peace with the Palestinians. That announcement reverses decades of U.S. policy. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ When It Comes To Vaping, Health Officials Insist There's A Lot At Stake https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713444/when-it-comes-to-vaping-health-officials-insist-theres-a-lot-at-stake?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713444/when-it-comes-to-vaping-health-officials-insist-theres-a-lot-at-stake?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Allison Aubrey at Stories from NPR : NPR A former vaper has a warning for others. And, scientists work to understand how nicotine affects the teenage brain. (This segment initially aired on Oct. 10, 2019 on Morning Edition.) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ 'Luce' And Waves' Boost Actor Kelvin Harrison Jr.'s Career https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713528/luce-and-waves-boost-actor-kelvin-harrison-jr-s-career?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713528/luce-and-waves-boost-actor-kelvin-harrison-jr-s-career?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Marc Rivers at Stories from NPR : NPR Kelvin Harrison Jr. has two breakout roles this year in Luce, and the new film Waves which will rolls out in theaters this weekend. The New Orleans native has very quickly become an indie darling. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Higher Gasoline Prices In Iran Fuel Demonstrations https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713507/higher-gasoline-prices-in-iran-fuel-demonstrations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713507/higher-gasoline-prices-in-iran-fuel-demonstrations?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Peter Kenyon at Stories from NPR : NPR The Iranian government is struggling to clamp down on widespread protests over a rise in fuel prices. Amid U.S. sanctions, the Iranian economy is in trouble. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Protesters In Hong Kong Hunker Down https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713458/protesters-in-hong-kong-hunker-down?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780713458/protesters-in-hong-kong-hunker-down?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Julie McCarthy at Stories from NPR : NPR Protesters are running low on supplies as they try to wait out the police inside a Hong Kong university. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ In The 2010s, Music Fans Asserted Their Power, But The Industry Caught On https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780505274/in-the-2010s-music-fans-asserted-their-power-but-the-industry-caught-on?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr https://www.npr.org/2019/11/19/780505274/in-the-2010s-music-fans-asserted-their-power-but-the-industry-caught-on?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:03:19 UTC Frannie Kelley at Stories from NPR : NPR Music fans would seem to have gained a lot of power over the past decade. Their online fury has silenced those who would dare to criticize their faves. But the music industry has caught on. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/