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Belarus’ female revolution: How women rallied against Lukashenko | World news

One evening last week, a stylized image of the Belarusian opposition leader Maria Kolesnikova was projected onto the wall of a Minsk apartment block. Mocked like the famous Soviet war poster The Motherland Calls, the image created by Anna Redko shows Kolesnikova heroically holding a torn passport – a reference to her actions on the border with Ukraine on Tuesday …

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Apple’s next revolution should ignore the MacBook Pro

Update from August 16 below, post originally published on August 15. There is no doubt that the hardware and software for Apple’s first ARM-based MacBooks are impressive feats of technology, but none of these will mean anything if Tim Cook and his team can’t sell the machine. Fortunately, that’s one of Apple’s strengths. Let’s start at the top … what’s …

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Apple’s next revolution will ignore the MacBook Pro

There is no doubt that the hardware and software for Apple’s first MacBook with ARM performance are impressive pieces of engineering, but none of this will mean anything if Tim Cook and his team cannot sell the machine. Fortunately, that’s one of Apple’s strengths. Let’s start at the top … what’s the name of the new Mac? NEW YORK, NY …

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Revolution on the roof: Corona virus chill invigorates the solar industry

LOS ANGELES / MADRID / LONDON (Reuters) – The booming rooftop solar panel industry crashed overnight as the coronavirus forced homeowners to contain their expenses and keep distance from potential installers. Rodrigue Kauahou, an employee of the installation company Alromar, is installing solar panels on the roof of a house on June 19, 2020 in Colmenar Viejo, Spain. The photo …

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In Egypt, pictures of American protests evoke a lost revolution

However, there is a remarkable parallel in the reaction of President Trump, an American leader who has frequently praised – and even jokingly referred to – Egypt’s current authoritarian leader, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, as “my favorite dictator” – and now as a protest American cities seems to be out to emulate his mind, if not his methods. In the …

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30 years after the Velvet Revolution, the Czechs are back on the streets

It is expected that hundreds of thousands of people will participate in anti-government demonstrations across the country on Saturday, the day before the anniversary, as a non-violent demonstration led by students encouraged the nation to rise up against communism. They demand the resignation of Prime Minister Andrej Babis, an economic magnate listed in his official archives as a StB agent. …

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Chevrolet Corvette C6 History: The Evolution after the C5 Revolution

We are nearing the end of our Corvette history series with the sixth generation C6, manufactured between 2005 and 2013. When the C5 returned the Corvette from the dead, the C6 turned the Corvette into a superhero. Compared to the previous generation, everything could have been improved, resulting in a car that exceeded all expectations. The engineers and designers working …

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How NASA's Apollo Program Triggered the Silicon Valley Technical Revolution

President John F. Kennedy's famous speech in 1962, which instructed the United States to enter the moon within the decade, sparked an innovation leap. In just seven years, America has moved from a backwardness of the Soviet Union in space technology to attaching a flag on the lunar surface. The Apollo program was the birthplace of the modern technical ecosystem, …

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The revolution of electric cars is coming. This must happen first

Maybe we are closer than you think. Bloomberg New Energy Finance analysts predicted that over 20 years, more than half of new cars sold will be electric. "We see a real possibility that global sales of conventional cars have already peaked," said Colin McKerracher, Head of Advanced Transport at BNEF. In order for electric cars to go from head to …

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