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4/12/2021

By Henry Clifford  We had a job go sideways last week because we failed to read the manual. That’s right, failure to RTFM can happen to anyone, and all the training on the planet can sometimes have trouble counteracting a phenomenon well documented in the scientific community called “conclusion bias.”

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Residential Systems
4/12/2021

IBM has added a module in Qiskit that uses quantum computing to help developers build better machine-learning models. The Quiskit team notes that "[q]uantum machine learning proposes new types of models that leverage quantum computers' unique capabilities to, for example, work in exponentially higher-dimensional feature spaces to improve the accuracy of models."

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ZDNet
4/12/2021

Apple’s marketing for the Pro Display XDR recently went under review by the Advertising Standards Authority in the UK. After looking into several complaints, the authority asked Apple to drop the term “Far beyond HDR,” clarify its P3 wide color range, and also questioned the display’s 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Now Apple has updated its website in the UK.
WHY THIS MATTERS: It's the marketers' world and we just live here, but this was just too outlandish. -Cynthia Wisehart

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9to5Mac
4/12/2021

Answer: Anyone who wants to know how radio will appear in future car dashboards. Android Automotive won't just mirror our phones. It's the operating system of the in-dash screen, and 36 million vehicles will have it soon. Learn from John Clark of NAB PILOT by watching "Radio Keynote: Hybrid Radio & Android Automotive" free on-demand.

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Radio World
4/12/2021

At a recent online conference, college students and educators documented how campuses and communities have grappled with the global pandemic.

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Radio World
4/12/2021

Fly cites onslaught of alleged violation notices.

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Radio World
4/12/2021

He has worked for GatesAir and Sony in prior roles.

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Radio World
4/12/2021

Vermont station WEZF is an early adopter of hybrid radio.

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Radio World
4/12/2021

A Q&A with Tracy Johnson, distributor of the multiplatform software audio logger.

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Radio World
4/12/2021

DAW controller designed with an eye towards speed and ergonomics.

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Radio World