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Bayesian evaluation of multimethod ego‐depletion analysis favours the null hypothesis

Abstract Ego-depletion refers to the purported decrease in performance on a task requiring self-control after engaging in a previous task involving self-control, with self-control proposed to be a limited resource. Despite many published studies consistent with this hypothesis, recurrent null findings within our laboratory and indications of publication bias have called into question the validity…

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Acer Swift 7 hands-on: A svelte and classy laptop laptop

Powering this slim machine is a seventh-generation Intel Core i7 processor, which is slightly slower than the eighth-generation CPUs other laptops are hitting the market with. That chipset was still perfectly capable of keeping up with my random app launches and browsing webpages when I played with a Swift 7 sample at Acer’s suite, though.…

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IAIK/meltdown

This repository contains several applications, demonstrating the Meltdown bug. For technical information about the bug, refer to the paper: Meltdown by Lipp, Schwarz, Gruss, Prescher, Haas, Mangard, Kocher, Genkin, Yarom, and Hamburg The applications in this repository are built with libkdump, a library we developed for the paper. This library simplifies exploitation of the bug…

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Expend a honest see at the HTC Vive Pro and VR wi-fi adapter

The attached headphones flip up on either side like wings, but when they’re actually in use, they create a snug and immersive VR environment. The Vive Pro features dual front-facing cameras and two microphones, too. The Vive Pro works with existing HTC VR systems, including the original base station and SteamVR tracking 1.0 (and their…

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Intel CEO’s Stock Gross sales Also can Warrant SEC Examination

Intel Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich’s sale of a chunk of company stock in the fourth quarter of last year has prompted questions about the transaction’s timing because it happened after the discovery that modern processors are vulnerable to hackers. Intel says Krzanich’s sales were part of a pre-arranged stock plan with an automated schedule,…

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Google Assistant “Comely Displays” are right here: It’s an Echo Speak, however Googley

Ars at CES 2018 View more stories After cramming the Google Assistant into smartphones, tablets, laptops, TVs, watches, speakers, and headphones, Google is launching yet another form factor: smart displays. Remember the Amazon Echo Show? This is the Google Assistant version of that. Why settle for just a voice assistant when you can slap a…

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Your smartphone is making you dreary, antisocial and unhealthy. So why can’t you set it down?

In the winter of 1906, the year San Francisco was destroyed by an earthquake and SOS became the international distress signal, Britain’s Punch magazine published a dark joke about the future of technology. Under the headline, “Forecasts for 1907,” a black and white cartoon showed a well-dressed Edwardian couple sitting in a London park. The man…

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LG’s 2018 4K TVs embody AI and smarter HDR

The headliner, as with last year, is the Signature-badged wallpaper OLED model — in this case, the W8. The new version is still designed to cling to your wall and stuffs most of its hardware into the soundbar below. It packs LG’s fastest chip, the Alpha 9, which drives AI, picture quality and “ultra-fast” response…