Raymond Lee takes a lesson in empathy in NBC’s ‘Quantum Leap’ sequel

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New York Daily News

One week, “Quantum Leap” star Raymond Lee was wearing a 50-pound space suit for 12 hours a day. The next, he was in a boxing ring. The next, he’d be focused more on the emotional strain. “It’s a dream job. I don’t have ADD but I like new things. I like being constantly stimulating. I like learning new things,” the 35-year-old actor told the Daily News. “For somebody who considers himself a jack-of-all-trades but a master of none, I think this is a pretty perfect job.” Lee stars in the new version of “Quantum Leap,” which premiered Monday and set 30 years after the original. But he’s not steppi… Read More “Raymond Lee takes a lesson in empathy in NBC’s ‘Quantum Leap’ sequel”

Scott Bakula is welcome back anytime in new ‘Quantum Leap’ series – ‘The door is always open’

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New York Daily News

Sam Beckett can leap back to NBC any day. While the new version of “Quantum Leap,” which premiered Monday, takes place 30 years after the original series, executive producer Martin Gero says Scott Bakula has a place in his World. “We would love to have Scott on the show,” Gero told the Daily News. “It’s really up to him. The door is always open. Whenever he wants, as small or as big a part as he wants.” Bakula, though, seemingly shut down any idea that he’s going to pop up anytime soon. “In January, the pilot was sold and a script was sent to me because the character of Sam Beckett was in it, … Read More “Scott Bakula is welcome back anytime in new ‘Quantum Leap’ series – ‘The door is always open’”

Mobile Phone Shopping Sparks Jump in Fraud Risk

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The Street

By Rob Lenihan The holidays are supposed to be fun, but online scam artists can ruin all that comfort and joy. The holidays are looming large on the calendar and people are starting to think of family, friends and food. But there’s one other f-word that security analysts say they should be thinking about: fraud. Tis soon to be the season for shopping, and a study by Riskified, an Artificial intelligence-driven e-commerce fraud management platform, revealed as the volume of purchases surges during the holiday season, the overall volume of fraud tends to follow suit. Inflation is likely to have … Read More “Mobile Phone Shopping Sparks Jump in Fraud Risk”

Ask Anna: On temporary, joyful collisions

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Tribune News Service

Dear Anna, A few weeks ago I made plans with a friend to go to her place and catch up over dinner and wine. Two of her roommates ended up joining us for drinks. As we downed four bottles of wine, Roomie A spent a lot of time talking about her boyfriend. At some point, I realized Roomie A and I were holding hands under the table. I’m not really sure how that happened but it escalated. We would continue talking normally to the other two girls, while feeling each other up under the table. When we ran out of wine, we all decided to call it a night and go to bed, and Roomie A and I slept together. … Read More “Ask Anna: On temporary, joyful collisions”

What does $225M buy? N.J. hospital says 137,000 square feet and ‘top-quality’ care.

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NJ.com

Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center broke ground Tuesday on a $225 million, 137,000-square-foot cancer center scheduled to be completed in three years. The free-standing cancer center in Livingston will offer everything from medical, surgical and radiation services to yoga, music therapy, and a wig and prosthetic studio. Hospital officials say it will be the northern oncology hub of RWJBarnabas Health, of which Cooperman is part, and hope it will become “a regional destination for top-quality cancer care.” A key goal is to treat the patient, not just the disease, by offering programs focused on … Read More “What does $225M buy? N.J. hospital says 137,000 square feet and ‘top-quality’ care.”

Billionaire Michael Saylor Buys the Bitcoin Dip

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The Street

By Luc Olinga MicroStrategy, the software company co-founded by Saylor, has just added additional bitcoins to its portfolio. Michael Saylor is a die-hard bitcoin evangelist. For those who follow the billionaire on the social network Twitter, it is impossible to know that bitcoin (BTC), the most popular cryptocurrency, is going through a turbulent period marked by a drop in value of more than 72% since its November all-time high. “There’s an awful lot of people around the World that need #bitcoin,” Saylor, who is now executive chairman of MicroStrategy (MSTR) – Get MicroStrategy Incorporated Re… Read More “Billionaire Michael Saylor Buys the Bitcoin Dip”

Twitch cracks down on gambling streams, bans unlicensed sites

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WINgg

Twitch has finally responded to ongoing backlash regarding the ever-growing gambling category on the streaming platform. On Twitter, Twitch announced that gambling streams will be prohibited starting October 18. Streams with slots, roulette, and dice games on sites that aren’t licensed in the United States are not allowed on the site any longer. This includes Rollbit, Duelbits, Roobet, and Stake, among others Twitch will identify as time goes on. Sports betting, fantasy sports, and poker will continue to be allowed on Twitch. “We’ll share specifics on the updates to our gambling policy soon, i… Read More “Twitch cracks down on gambling streams, bans unlicensed sites”

Cloud pioneers to redefine the parameters of emerging tech at Cloud Show in Jakarta

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ACN Newswire

JAKARTA, Sept 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire) – The 19[^undefined] global edition of World Cloud Show, supported by Jakarta Smart City, and Association Partner Asosiasi Penyelenggara Jasa Internet Indonesia, is getting ready to scrutinize the transformational technologies that are re-shaping the data center and cloud ecosystems. Setiaji,Juan Kanggrawan, Wahyu Andrianto, Kaspar Situmorang, Kevin Kane, and many other thought leaders and early adopters of emerging tech will be among the important speakers at the event taking place on October 04–05, 2022, in JW Marriott Jakarta. H. E. Dr. Jerry Sambuaga… Read More “Cloud pioneers to redefine the parameters of emerging tech at Cloud Show in Jakarta”

Nvidia unveils new gaming chip with AI features, taps TSMC for manufacturing

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Reuters

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) – Nvidia Corp on Tuesday announced new flagship chips for video gamers that use artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance graphics, saying it has tapped Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co to make the processors. Nvidia has gained attention in recent years with its booming data center business, which sells chips used in artificial intelligence work such as natural language processing. But the company’s roots are in graphics chips, which still provided 59% of its $26.9 billion in revenue in its most recent fiscal year. In a streamed online keynote address, Nvidia Chi… Read More “Nvidia unveils new gaming chip with AI features, taps TSMC for manufacturing”

IKEA’s restaurants has more than halved food waste since 2017

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Reuters UK

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – IKEA, which as well as being the largest furniture brand also runs one of the World’s biggest restaurant chains, has slashed its food waste by 54% since 2017 to save money and reduce its environmental footprint. Global food waste accounts for between 8% and 10% of total greenhouse gas emissions, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation. Ingka Group, which owns most IKEA stores, in 2017 announced a target to halve food waste with the help of an artificial intelligence tool that allows it to better tailor amounts cooked to demand. At the time, dail… Read More “IKEA’s restaurants has more than halved food waste since 2017”