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I need a laptop that can handle CAD and has a good battery life

Im an engineering student who wants to run professional design and manufacturing systems I am an engineering student entering into either mechanical or ocean naval architecture. I need a new laptop able to run programs such as SolidWorks and some games, such as Civilization 5 and Stellaris. In addition, it needs to be portable and …

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In a world of digital nomads, we will all be made homeless | John Harris

Whose utopia is this, when people have to sever emotional links and leave where they grew up to find dependable work?, asks Guardian columnist John Harris The office-space empire WeWork was founded eight years ago in New York. It currently leases 240,000 sq metres of real estate in London alone, which reportedly makes it the …

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The Subtle Nudges That Could Unhook Us From Our Phones

Enough. It’s time. You’ve decided to reclaim your morning commute by spending it on something substantive. No more bottomless Instagram feeds and auto-playing YouTube videos for you! So out the door you stride with that week’s New Yorker wedged beneath your arm, a new episode of Flash Forward playing in your ear, or the latest …

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‘ It’s genuine, you are aware ?’: why the online influencer industry is going’ authentic’

The long read: Calamity such as Fyre Festival have tarnished the boom business of YouTube and Instagram starrings. Now the industrys top tastemakers have a new scheme: keeping it real In a central London hair salon last December, the manner influencer Victoria Magrath( @inthefrow) mingled among a few of her 849,000 Instagram adherents. Magrath- tall, …

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Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it. Google knows where …

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Hit the mute button: why everyone is trying to silence the outside world

Uber is trialling a feature that allows customers to stop their drivers from talking. But theres growing evidence that cutting ourselves off like this isnt healthy The mute button was invented in 1956 by Robert Adler, an Austrian-born engineer working for the Zenith Radio Corporation in Chicago. It was one of the four buttons on …

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Ashton Kutcher landed in hospital after following Steve Jobs’s fruitarian diet

Ben Child: Actor speaks of &# x27; frightening &# x27; health ordeal at the Sundance premiere of the Apple founder &# x27; s biopic Christian Bale is rumoured to have lived on coffee and one apple a day to achieve his emaciated physique in The Machinist. But not everyone is suited to unorthodox diets, as …

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The fallout from # PlaneBae shows how voyeurism has been normalised | Arwa Mahdawi

A women account of two strangers fulfilling on a flight went viral recently, but it was not her story to share and those who participated ought to feel guilty about it If a passenger on a plane reclines their seat the moment the flight takes off, it is fair to say they are a terrible …

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