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3D Print Virtual Glasses for Use in a Virtual School

Reading time 5 min
Views 200

Imagine a world where learning transcends physical boundaries, where virtual classrooms become as interactive and engaging as their real-world counterparts. This is not a far-off dream but a tangible reality, thanks to the fusion of 3D printing technology and virtual glasses. In this article, we'll explore how 3D printed virtual glasses are revolutionizing the concept of virtual schools.

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Mastering ChatGPT

Level of difficulty Medium
Reading time 7 min
Views 1.1K

In today's rapidly advancing technological landscape, natural language processing and comprehension have become essential components of everyday life. Leading the charge in this arena is OpenAI's ChatGPT API, renowned for its exceptional ability to understand and interact with human language. Imagine elevating ChatGPT's functionality to new heights, enabling it to carry out specific tasks based on commands given in natural language. This article aims to shed light on the potential of incorporating function calling into the ChatGPT API, thereby enhancing its utility. I will illustrate through practical examples how such extensions can unlock a myriad of opportunities and applications.

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Professional 3D Printers

Reading time 5 min
Views 143

The world of manufacturing has been revolutionized by 3D printing technology, offering unprecedented flexibility and efficiency in prototype development and small-scale production. Professional 3D printers, designed for high performance and reliability, are at the forefront of this revolution, empowering industries with the ability to turn digital designs into tangible objects overnight.

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Buyer’s Guide: Things to Consider When Buying a 3D Scanner

Reading time 6 min
Views 88

In the ever-evolving world of technology, 3D scanning has emerged as a revolutionary tool, transforming the way industries operate. From engineering to healthcare, 3D scanners play a pivotal role in digitizing physical objects into precise 3D models. Whether you're a professional seeking to integrate 3D scanning into your workflow or a hobbyist exploring the realm of 3D printing, understanding the nuances of 3D scanners is crucial. This guide will navigate you through the essential factors to consider when purchasing a 3D scanner, ensuring you make an informed decision tailored to your needs.

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3D Printing in Education

Reading time 5 min
Views 131

The world of education is constantly evolving, and one of the most significant recent advancements is the integration of 3D printing. This revolutionary technology, which allows for the creation of three-dimensional objects from digital models, is changing the way educators teach and students learn. At its core, 3D printing involves layer-by-layer construction of objects, enabling the production of complex designs that were previously impossible or too expensive to build.

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Metal 3D Printers

Reading time 5 min
Views 80

Metal 3D printing, also known as metal additive manufacturing, stands at the forefront of technological innovation, transforming the landscape of design, engineering, and manufacturing. Unlike traditional subtractive manufacturing processes, which cut away from a bulk material to create a part, metal 3D printing builds parts layer by layer directly from digital models. This process enables the production of parts with complex geometries that are difficult or impossible to achieve with conventional manufacturing techniques. From prototyping to full-scale production, metal 3D printing offers unparalleled flexibility, efficiency, and customization capabilities, making it a game-changer for industries worldwide.

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AI-powered semantic search using pgvector and embeddings

Level of difficulty Medium
Reading time 9 min
Views 326

In the age of information, the ability to accurately and quickly retrieve data relevant to a user's query is paramount. Traditional search methodologies, which rely on keyword matching, often fall short when it comes to understanding the context and nuances of user queries. Semantic search, which seeks to improve search accuracy by understanding the searcher's intent and the contextual meaning of terms, has emerged as a solution to these limitations. However, implementing semantic search can be complex, involving advanced algorithms and understanding of natural language processing (NLP).

Existing solutions such as Elasticsearch and Solr have been at the forefront of tackling these challenges, providing platforms that support more nuanced search capabilities. These tools use a combination of inverted indices and text analysis techniques to improve search outcomes. Yet, the advent of machine learning and vector search technologies opens up new avenues for enhancing semantic search, with solutions like OpenAI's Embeddings API and the pgvector extension for PostgreSQL leading the charge.

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How to Pick a Budget 3D Printer

Reading time 5 min
Views 142

In the ever-evolving world of technology, 3D printing has emerged from a niche hobby to a mainstream tool accessible to enthusiasts and professionals alike. With the surge in popularity, the market is now flooded with budget-friendly options, making it challenging to select the right 3D printer. This article aims to guide you through the process, ensuring you find a printer that matches your needs without breaking the bank.

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TRILAB DeltiQ 2 3D Printer Review

Reading time 6 min
Views 79

The TRILAB DeltiQ 2 is not just a 3D printer; it's a testament to the innovation and quality that TRILAB brings to the 3D printing industry. Founded on the principles of precision engineering and user-centric design, TRILAB has carved a niche for itself among 3D printing enthusiasts and professionals alike. The DeltiQ 2, their flagship model, encapsulates the company's commitment to delivering high-quality, reliable, and accessible 3D printing solutions. This section explores the DeltiQ 2, shedding light on its inception and the ethos of its manufacturer.

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Intamsys Funmat Pro 610 HT 3D Printer Overview

Reading time 4 min
Views 79

In the vast and dynamic realm of 3D printing, the Intamsys Funmat Pro 610 HT emerges as a groundbreaking solution, specifically engineered for those seeking to harness the capabilities of high-temperature materials. This printer not only distinguishes itself through its remarkable material versatility but also sets new benchmarks for what professionals and enthusiasts alike can achieve in their 3D printing ventures.

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How Closures Work and Why It Matters

Level of difficulty Medium
Reading time 8 min
Views 922

They might sound complicated, but they are actually a fundamental part of the language. In this article, we’ll explore closures in a straightforward and practical way. Let’s clear up common misunderstandings. Walk through real-world examples. Nail those tricky interview questions about closures. By the end, you’ll see closures not as a hurdle, but as a valuable part of your JavaScript toolkit.

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The breakthrough concept around new rocket engine based on hybrid of chemical and electric technology and plasma physics

Level of difficulty Hard
Reading time 37 min
Views 1.2K

 Gleb Kulev, Candidate of Technical Sciences

The rapid exploration of outer space has faced a problem related to the insufficient efficiency of modern rocket engines. As a solution to this problem, the concept of a jet engine based on new operating principles is proposed, using a combination of known physical laws and having advantages over known types of jet engines.The article presents the results of testing three modifications of jet engines based on new operating principles and their analysis. The article discusses the physical principles of operation of a jet engine based on new principles, its advantages and problems arising during its creation.

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Why I need RSS 3.0

Level of difficulty Easy
Reading time 6 min
Views 748

In the past 5 years, I moved across 3 countries and 2 continents. It was not a short tourist travel or vacation, but a full immigrant experience with 1+ year experience minimum. I had to adapt to new cultures, new languages, new people, new food, new weather, new everything. One of the pains was to adopt new online services and information sources.

The problems I have faced were not obvious and interesting at the same time. I tried to analyze what was missing and required to make life easier.

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Trade bot python setup (using Binance API), Vol 1

Level of difficulty Medium
Reading time 5 min
Views 3.8K

Trading robots are conquering the Wall Street! Learn how to create your first automated python trading bot.

We present a fully functioning trading bot pipeline on python using the Binance API. Starting with the general introduction, we provided a comprehensive overview of main API calls and their implementation on python. After this we show a fully functioning python code presenting a basic trading bot with core features using static channel breakout strategy.

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Toward the January meetup on portable SystemVerilog examples in Silicon Valley

Reading time 4 min
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The team developing a set of portable SystemVerilog examples decided to organize the first event in Silicon Valley on Sunday, January 14 from 2PM till 5PM at Hacker Dojo in Mountain View, CA. If the first event is successful we are going to make it recurrent. You can register for the event on Meetup or LinkedIn.

The current directions of the group:

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The first Silicon Valley meetup on portable SystemVerilog examples for ASIC and FPGA

Reading time 3 min
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Need to start your career or hobby in digital design and verification of silicon chips or reconfigurable hardware? Explore multiple FPGA toolchains and open-source ASIC tools? Design your own RISC-V CPU or ML accelerator? Prepare for an interview in SystemVerilog? Come to our first Silicon Valley meetup on portable SystemVerilog examples for ASIC and FPGA.

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Interview with Stephanie Planque from Covalent Bioscience

Reading time 8 min
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What is ageing? We can define ageing as a process of accumulation of the damage which is just a side-effect of normal metabolism. While researchers still poorly understand how metabolic processes cause damage accumulation, and how accumulated damage causes pathology, the damage itself – the structural difference between old tissue and young tissue – is categorized and understood pretty well. By repairing damage and restoring the previous undamaged – young – state of an organism, we can really rejuvenate it! It sounds very promising, and so it is. And for some types of damage (for example, for senescent cells) it is already proved to work!

Today in our virtual studio, somewhere between cold, rainy Saint-Petersburg and warm, sunny Huston, we meet Stephanie Planque! For those of you who are not familiar with her, here is a brief introduction.

Stephanie Planque was awarded the PhD in 2009 by the University of Texas-Houston Medical School for her advances in applying electrophilic analogs of proteins to decipher the beneficial and harmful functional effects of catabodies. She then expanded her focus to vaccination and therapeutic catabody identification using proprietary electrophilic target analogs. Her work was published in 49 peer-reviewed scientific articles, she has numerous national/international conference presentations. She moved fulltime as a co-founder to Covalent Bioscience in 2018 to focus on rapidly translating their electrophilic vaccine/catabody technologies to clinical reality.

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Empowering Digital Artists: Building a Royalty-Enabled NFT Marketplace

Level of difficulty Easy
Reading time 5 min
Views 509

As NFTs spread across the world, users spent millions of dollars to buy digital assets to prove their uniqueness. Many creators and artists showcase their beautiful products, such as artworks, music, etc., in the NFT marketplace. What if a creator can profit from their work even after selling it to another business? This is where royalty comes in; it is a recent addition to the NFT space. Owing NFT royalties can benefit artists and creators from succeeding sales to the business. 

Once NFT royalties became a hot topic and gained popularity among artists and creators. Later, arguments were evolved to remove royalties that had swayed other NFT creators. DeGods, the popular Solana's NFT project, has moved its royalty model to 0%. However, creating a royalty-based NFT marketplace attracts many creators around the world. In this article, we will delve into the development process of NFT marketplace royalties and how it benefits enthusiastic artists from secondary sales. 

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Exploring VALID/READY protocol, pipelines and experimenting with flow control using an HDL training tool

Level of difficulty Medium
Reading time 1 min
Views 839

Ссылка на русскую версию / link to Russian version

Understanding valid/ready protocol is extremely important for every microarchitect.

Valid/ready is one of the main protocols used to organise flow-control inside a logic block as well as on inter-block (SoC) level.

In the last lesson, we explored FIFO buffer using hdlgadgets - human-in-the-loop HDL training tool.

This time we will take two FIFO buffers (which form a pipeline with valid/ready handshakes) and will experiment with it by changing flow-control logic of the pipeline.

We will show that valid/ready is not only a mechanism for transferring data from one FIFO queue to another, but also a method for organizing various kinds of logical functionality between queues.

If you have not worked with valid/ready protocol before, you will be surprised how easy it is to achieve desired functionality of the design by simply writing couple of lines of Verilog code in the handshaking logic block between two FIFOs.

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