Original Story: Winds gusting as high as 40 mph will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities will be reduced to one half mile or less at times in falling and blowing snow. Use caution when traveling, especially in open areas. Travel may be difficult. The advisory has been extended until 4pm on Sunday. Another advisory is in effect from Noon Saturday and until Noon Sunday for Portage Valley and the Eastern Turnagain Arm which includes the cities of Whittier, Seward, Girdwood, and Moose Pass. Plan on slippery road conditions. Expect reduced visibilities at times. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory is in effect until Midnight Saturday for large amounts of snow for the cities for Kenai, Soldotna, Nikiski, Homer and Cooper Landing. Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up to 15 inches, are expected. Heavy snow is expected throughout. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, with localized amounts up to 12 inches, are expected. Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享Last updated on February 17th, 2019 at 06:12 pmUpdated- 2/17 A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. For the latest road conditions call 5 1 1 or visit 511.alaska.gov.
On Saturday afternoon, fishermen and concerned Kodiak residents gathered at Pier II to protest the location and timing of the Navy Training in the Gulf of Alaska. The Sun’aq Tribe helped to organize the event with the help of skippers and crew members alike.On board the Mythos, a voice comes on over the radio telling vessels to tie together in front of pier 2.We make our way into a line, where we face the crowd of about 33 people lined up on the dock in front of their cars. Crewmembers hurry to raft up the boats. Once they are secured and the rush to avoid collision is over, I climb down to the deck and speak to Mythos crewmember Rolf Hanning.A picture of a smoke bomb from the flotilla protest. (Photo by Kayla Desroches, KMXT – Kodiak)Hanning is a newcomer to both Alaska and fishing and came out to take a stand alongside his skipper and crew.“I don’t think it’s a very good idea to kill all the fish that this whole economy runs on, and beyond that, we know it’s bad for the environment, we know that they could do it somewhere else, it’s the United States government, they can bomb wherever they want. Why are they doing it right here? It doesn’t make any sense,” says Hanning.Fisherman Chuck McWethy also thinks the Navy training could take place elsewhere.“If they want to go blow up their bombs, they can figure out where there’s less sea life, where there’s less commercial product available for harvest that has a real, real good possibility of being affected by it,” says McWethy.I hop from boat to boat to talk to protestors. Around me, crewmembers shoot flares into the sky, release orange smoke bombs, and honk their horns. Cars on the pier respond.I end up on a vessel captained by McWethy’s son, Quinnan.He says he just heard about the Navy training and doesn’t know much about it, but he’s there to support the fishing community.“The only way we can actually achieve anything is if everyone gets together,” says McWethy. Whether it’s striking for prices of salmon or standing up to this, I know that everyone’s kinda coming together for something and I stand behind the fishing fleet and what they want to do.”Wrapped up in the interview, we hear the shout that they’re cutting the boats loose a little too late. One of the fishermen offers me a skiff ride and delivers me to a ladder at pier 2. I climb my way up to the protest on land, where things are winding down.Vice-Chair of the Sun’aq Tribe of Kodiak Council, John Reft, is among the crowd and says he has a personal history fishing in Portlock Bank, one of the areas where the Navy plans to train. He says King Crab comes in through there and the Navy could disturb the crab as well as other sea life.“They’re gonna diminish the possible stocks when we’re trying to build this island back up for the King crab like it used to be,” says Reft. “You cannot take a chance with all those bombs and stuff that they’re going to use.”Council Chair, Sophie Frets, is also at the protest, and says she saw a united front from the fishermen.“They’re from totally different boat aspects, the trawlers, and the jiggers, and the salmon fishermen all together united to speak up and say this is not a game, that we need this to exist, so they got together in a way that I’m very proud that we were able to see it,” says Frets.Frets says the Sun’aq Tribe put in a request to the United States Department of Defense for a formal consultation and hopes to get the Navy to listen to their concerns. She says the tribe is still waiting to hear back from officials.
Ellantakunta: BJP district leader Bendram Thiruapthi demanded the government fulfilment of its poll promise of unemployment dole to the jobless youth immediately. BJP mandal leaders staged a half-naked dharna at Ellantakunta mandal headquarters in Rajanna Sircilla district on Thursday.Speaking on the occasion, B Thirupathi said many unemployed youth actively participated in the separate Telangana movement and hoped that they would get plenty of job opportunities once separate Telangana is formed. But to their utter disappointment, the TRS government did not give even a single job to jobless youth except the police jobs till date, he alleged. Also Read – Warrant issued against Renuka Chowdhury in cheating case Advertise With Us Separate Telangana is achieved for water, funds and jobs. But the TRS government is not taking any initiation in this regard. Before going to the elections, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao in his election manifesto declared that he would give employment dole to all unemployed youth. But after coming to power, he forgot that and betrayed the unemployed youth present across the State, he criticised. Also Read – Parts of Hyderabad witness heavy rainfall Advertise With Us Thiruapthi lamented that unemployed youth were depressed due to lack of jobs and getting indulged in bad habits and destroying their career and lives. The TRS government is responsible for that, he alleged. The BJP leader demanded the government fulfilment of its poll promise of unemployment dole immediately without any conditions and reduce the age limit to all those unemployed youth present across the State. Otherwise, the BJP will lead a massive movement to teach the TRS a fitting lesson in the coming days, he warned. BJP leaders Kotta Srinivas Reddy, Santosh, D Raju, Thirupathi, Yella Reddy and Srinivas were present along with others.
India will announce its 15-member squad for the ICC World Cup 2019 on April 15, confirmed the Board of Control for Cricket in India on Monday, April 8. It has been learnt that skipper of the Indian cricket team Virat Kohli will meet with the senior selection committee to decide the squad which will travel to England in May. The meeting between Kohli and the selection committee led by MSK Prasad will take place at the BCCI headquarters in Mumbai next Monday. Prasad had earlier said that the squad will be announced on or before April 20. The deadline for announcing the squad is April 23 and till now only New Zealand has announced their World Cup squad.Prasad is confident that a very good Indian team will be travelling to England in order to reclaim the world title. “I am confident that we are going to announce a good team. We have worked on this for almost one and a half years. We have observed all the players, tested good combinations,” he had said last week. It must be noted that changes can be made to the final World Cup squad till seven days are left for the tournament to begin. Any changes made after that will have to be approved by the International Cricket Council’s Event Technical Committee. Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Kohli had earlier said that performances in the IPL will have no bearing in the national team’s mindset but one has to factor in the constant failures of Ambati Rayudu going into the tournament. The right-hand batsman has not been among the runs since the series against the Windies at home last year with his only noteworthy contribution being the 90 runs he scored against New Zealand in the fifth ODI of India’s tour at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington. The other place that is still up for grabs is that of the second wicketkeeper with Dinesh Karthik and Rishabh Pant fighting for that slot. While Pant has failed to come good in his limited opportunities, the team management is extremely sold on his potential. He is a match-winner on his day but that potential has not translated into performances in the Indian blue. Dinesh Karthik, on the other hand, is a reliable finisher and is perhaps one of the best in the world at the moment. But Kedar Jadhav’s all-round ability makes him better suited for the number 6 slot. Here are the players who look certain to board the flight that will take the team to England. Virat Kohli (C), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (WK), Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Vijay Shankar and KL Rahul. India needs to constantly assess the fitness of the players who will be selected in the squad. The IPL can be a strenuous tournament with the schedule and the frequent travelling. The likes of Bumrah, Shami, Bhuvi and Pandya may need some rest given the workload and injury record. India will play its first match of the World Cup against South Africa at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on June 5. The Indian contingent after winning the ODI series 4-1 against New Zealand.Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images
Tickets will be on sale at the UofL Ticket Office, located near Gate 2 of Cardinal Stadium at 2800 South Floyd Street. The ticket office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Cardinal fans may also purchase tickets by visiting Ticketmaster online at Ticketmaster.com, calling 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting any Ticketmaster Ticket Center, including the KFC Yum! Center. Convenience fees are applied with Ticketmaster orders. The direct link to purchase tickets through Ticketmaster is here.A flexible three-game group ticket plan for any of the Cardinals’ eight remaining ACC home games is also available, allowing fans to choose the best available seats for any three games to include in the package. The ticket groups may be purchased through Ticketmaster at this link. Individuals will be prompted for the appropriate information through the online process.Additional information on obtaining tickets for a UofL event is available by calling (502) 852-5151, connecting online at GoCards.com/mbbtickets, or by visiting the UofL Ticket Office. Print Friendly Version Story Links LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Single-game tickets for the University of Louisville’s final five home men’s basketball games in the KFC Yum! Center will go on sale on Friday at 10 a.m., including games against three teams currently ranked among the nation’s top 12 teams. Tickets will be on sale for the Cardinals’ games against North Carolina (Feb. 2), Duke (Feb. 12), Clemson (Feb. 16), Virginia (Feb. 23) and Notre Dame (March 3). Tickets for home games against Boston College (Jan. 16), NC State (Jan. 24) and Pittsburgh (Jan. 26) also remain on sale. Tickets are dynamically priced and pricing is subject to change.
The Scientific Debate Over Teens, Screens And Mental Health by NPR News Anya Kamenetz 8.27.19 5:00am More teens and young adults — particularly girls and young women — are reporting being depressed and anxious, compared with comparable numbers from the mid-2000s. Suicides are up too in that time period, most noticeably among girls ages 10 to 14. These trends are the basis of a scientific controversy. One hypothesis that has gotten a lot of traction is that with nearly every teen using a smartphone these days, digital media must take some of the blame for worsening mental health.But some researchers argue that this theory isn’t well supported by existing evidence and that it repeats a “moral panic” argument made many times in the past about video games, rap lyrics, television and even radio, back in its early days.To understand both sides of the debate, I talked in detail to three researchers: one who argues that teens’ use of tech is a big problem, one who thinks the danger is exaggerated and an expert in research methodology who suggests the connection may not be so simple. Very concerned about smartphonesJean Twenge, a professor of psychology at San Diego State University, may be the researcher most associated with the idea that smartphones are dangerous to teens. She’s the author of the book iGen, whose 27-word subtitle states her thesis: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy — and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood — and What That Means for the Rest of Us. “At first, when I saw these trends in loneliness and unhappiness and depression starting to spike around 2011 or 2012, I really had no idea what could possibly be causing that. It was a real mystery,” she tells NPR. Then, she says, she took note of Pew research that showed 2012 was the first year that most cell phone owners had switched to smartphones. Not only do these two trend lines seem to coincide in time, but Twenge also notes that young people who report spending the most time on smartphones — five to seven hours a day — are twice as likely to report being depressed as those who use their phones for one to two hours a day.Twenge isn’t claiming to have proved that smartphones cause depression. The data sets she works with — essentially large surveys — don’t allow for that. “It is impossible to do a random controlled trial on generations because you can’t randomly assign people to be born at different times. So we cannot prove causation given that limitation,” she explains. “So we have to go on the data that we have — which is obviously not going to be a true experiment — but it adds up to a lot of evidence pointing toward technology possibly playing a role in this increase in mental health issues.” Evidence — with caveatsGiven that all teens use media, I asked Twenge, why would the worsening trend in mental health be more pronounced in girls than in boys? She responded with one possible explanation: Social media, which girls tend to spend more time on, may be the culprit. “Social media invites comparison,” Twenge says. “It’s not in real time. It invites anxiety over the likes and responses that you’re going to get.” Given that adults use media even more than teenagers, why does this trend crop up in teens? Twenge says it’s because their brains are still vulnerable and developing. Plus, they haven’t had as much time to make social connections in real life as older people have, so they are even more dependent on their phones for social validation. Twenge even thinks that the availability of smartphones could help explain the rise in suicide rates among the youngest girls. “They have more access to information online — potentially harmful information about how to harm yourself.” My final question for Twenge: She, personally, made a very similar argument about young people before smartphones existed. She previously published a book, Generation Me, that looked at similar data sets and labeled the millennial generation as “miserable,” “narcissistic” and “anxious.” That book came out in 2006; the iPhone was introduced in 2007. Is she putting old wine in new bottles? Twenge says that comparing then with now, mental health trends are even more negative for what she calls iGen and, in retrospect, “more of a mixed bag” for millennials.Not worth the timeParents are concerned. Detox programs have sprung up to treat teen tech addiction. But some researchers are skeptical of the hypothesis that smartphones cause problems. One team has published three papers that analyzed the same data Twenge is looking at — over 350,000 participants in three nationwide surveys in the U.S. and the United Kingdom. Amy Orben, the lead author of each paper and a psychologist at Oxford University, says the team found that the actual negative relationship between teens’ mental health and technology use is tiny.”A teenagers’ technology use can only explain less than 1% of variation in well-being,” Orben says. “It’s so small that it’s surpassed by whether a teenager wears glasses to school,” or rides a bicycle, or eats potatoes — all comparisons made by Orben and her Oxford co-author Andrew K. Przybylski. How can this be? Well, smartphone use is almost ubiquitous among teenagers today, while only a small minority report mental health problems. So, knowing that a teenager uses a smartphone, even for many hours a day, won’t reliably predict that the teenager will become depressed. It tells you far, far less than factors like genetics or the presence of childhood trauma, for example. Orben has been researching the history of people making dire claims about young people and new forms of media. For example, she says, “In the 1940s, people were already talking about ‘radio addiction.’ One study found that fully 57% of children ages 6 to 16 were severely ‘addicted to radio programs and needed them like an alcoholic does their drink.’ ” She thinks the negative trends in mental health could be explained by a wide range of factors: economic anxiety or political upheaval, to name two. And, she adds, there’s a chance that young people today may simply be more open in surveys when asked about mental health challenges. “A lot of teenagers are a lot more OK to say they’re not OK.” Ironically, this openness may in fact be partly due to social media. Twenge responds that a forthcoming paper she has written, currently under review, will challenge the conclusions of Orben’s team. She says that just because the impact of smartphone use appears small, that doesn’t mean it’s insignificant, especially since, unlike genetics, it may be controllable. Statistically problematicAs a sort of referee on this debate, I called up Katherine Keyes, an epidemiologist at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Her focus is on explaining population-wide trends, particularly in adolescent mental health. She too is a critic of Twenge’s work, saying it has a tendency to “skew the data” by zooming in on screen use to the exclusion of other factors in the lives of adolescents. And, she says, there are lots of numbers that don’t necessarily fit Twenge’s theory. The uptick in suicides started in 1999. The downturn in teen mental health started in 2005. The iPhone was introduced in 2007 and wasn’t accessible to most teenagers for several years.Not all the news is bad when it comes to teens. High school graduation rates are up, for example. Drug and alcohol use is down, as are car crashes and teen pregnancy.Adolescent mental health isn’t in “free-fall,” says Keyes, but seems to have leveled off since a dip in 2012.We’re not seeing the same negative trends in every country, even in those where teens are just as glued to their screens as they are in the United States.There isn’t a linear relationship between screen use and mental health. On most surveys, teens who use their phones up to two hours a day appear healthier than those who don’t use them at all. This doesn’t count other reasons for technology use, such as homework or listening to music. In the case of heavy users, Keyes says, smartphone use may be more a symptom than a cause of mental health problems. Or there may be a third variable that is driving both — like a lack of parental support or health issues. The explanation that Keyes finds most compelling is that there is a “bidirectional” relationship among teens, screens and mental health. In other words, as argued in this paper by Candice Odgers in the journal Nature, teens who are already struggling may be more drawn to screens and more likely to form unhealthy relationships with media, for example by seeking out information on self-harm or encountering cyberbullies. The time they spend online might in turn make them feel worse. Twenge agrees with the general idea that “social media invites comparisons and anxiety.” What’s a parent to do? Although their conclusions are different, no researcher I’ve spoken with thinks it’s a great idea to let teens scroll through TikTok or play Fortnite all day and night.Twenge, Orben and Keyes are supportive of similar commonsense rules, like making sure teens don’t have their phones in their bedrooms late at night and trying to ensure that their lives are balanced with outdoor exercise, school and face-to-face time with friends and family. So why should the average parent worry about this scientific controversy? Because, Keyes says, when parents simply demonize phones, “there’s less of a communications channel” about what teens are encountering online. A parent’s opportunity to mentor or support positive uses of media is replaced by “confrontation on a day-to-day basis.” Well-meaning parents, wrongly believing the phone to be as risky as a cigarette or a beer, may actually be making their children’s lives harder by fighting with them about it.Copyright 2019 NPR. To see more, visit NPR. https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/npr/atc/2019/08/20190819_atc_teens_all_tec…
Intel UHD 620 Acer has already brought us the world’s slimmest laptop, but that hasn’t stopped it from setting a new record with the Swift 5, the lightest 15.6-inch laptop ever. You have to hold the Swift 5’s 2.2-pound chassis in your hands to really appreciate its mind-boggling weight. Along with its groundbreaking portability, the Swift 5 has a vibrant 1080p display and solid battery life. Of course, the weightless design has some trade-offs; its magnesium-alloy frame feels almost hollow, and there is no option for a discrete GPU. Still, the Swift 5 is an excellent choice for those who want a large display in an extremely portable package.article continued below Acer Swift 5 Price and Configuration Options Acer offers two 15.6-inch, 1080p versions of the Swift 5. Our review unit, the base model, costs $999 and comes with an Intel Core i5-8265U CPU, 8GB of RAM and a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD. For $1,399, you can upgrade to a Core i7-8565U CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. Acer also sells a 14-inch model in a Midnight Blue color. Design I was concerned when I first picked up the Swift 5. For a split second, I was convinced Acer had sent an empty chassis. It felt like a miracle when the laptop powered up, proving it wasn’t a prop Ikea might use to decorate its showrooms. I still shake my head in amazement whenever I pick up the Swift 5, even though I’ve been using it for the past week. The Swift 5’s chassis, which is made from a magnesium-lithium, magnesium-aluminum blend, weighs only 2.2 pounds. To put that logic-defying statistic into perspective, LG’s crazy-light Gram 14-inch 2-in-1 weighs 2.5 pounds; the 14-inch Asus ZenBook 14 UX433 weighs 2.6 pounds; and the 13.5-inch Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 tips the scales at 2.7 pounds. Already lighter than nearly every 13- and 14-inch laptop on the market, the Swift 5 is a paperweight compared with other sleek 15-inch laptops, like the 4-pound Apple MacBook Pro. In fact, the Swift 5 is the lightest 15-inch laptop ever. That astonishing lightness did a good job diverting my attention away from the Swift 5’s bland design. Acer appeared to take the race car approach with the Swift 5, stripping it of any extraneous features to reduce weight, leaving a bare-bones structure behind. The chassis has an uninteresting silver finish with a chrome Acer logo centered on the lid. A black oblong fingerprint sensor graces the deck, while Swift branding is stamped on a contoured hinge. That hinge rotates backward 180 degrees so you can lay the laptop flat to present content or shift the display into an obtuse angle when you’re using it on your lap. The Swift 5 is so light that for a split second I was convinced Acer had sent an empty chassis. The Swift 5 may be an engineering marvel, but the chassis is so lightweight that some may think it doesn’t feel like a premium product. To that point, a few of my co-workers assumed the Swift 5 was a Chromebook and were unimpressed when I revealed its actual price. That said, I didn’t come across any major build-quality issues, apart from minimal lid flex and a faint creaking when I held the laptop on the corner of the deck with one hand. Ports You won’t have problems connecting your peripherals to the Swift 5, but anyone needing a Thunderbolt 3 port for fast transfer speeds and connecting to an eGPU or multiple 4K monitors will be disappointed. A USB Type-C port, two USB 3.0 inputs (with power-off charging support), an HDMI and a tiny DC-in jack are found on the left side of the laptop. The right side is fairly barren, housing only a headphone/mic combo jack and a Noble lock slot. There are also LED indicators that display power and charging status. Display The 15.6-inch, 1080p touch screen on the Acer Swift 5 flaunts a crisp image that’s rich with saturated colors, but the panel is extremely reflective and a tad dim. The Swift 5’s display is so detailed that I could make out individual strands of fur poofing out of an adorable lion’s mane in a trailer for the upcoming film Mia and the White Lion. The animal’s majestic white coat contrasted nicely against its owner’s saturated, scarlet-red plaid pants and turquoise-blue down blanket, which burst off the screen. Unfortunately, distracting reflections bounced off the Swift 5’s excessively glossy screen, even in our dimly lit office. Under direct sunlight, the Swift 5 doubles as a mirror. According to our colorimeter, the Swift 5’s display covers 129 percent of the sRGB color gamut, making it a bit more colorful than the premium laptop average (118 percent) and the panels on the Gram 14 2-in-1 (128 percent) and ZenBook 14 UX433 (121 percent). Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 2 (176 percent), however, can reproduce a much wider range of colors. MORE: Laptops with the Best Display Brightness The Swift 5’s display isn’t dim, but I wish there were a few more brightness levels. With a peak luminance of 283 nits, the Swift 5’s display is brighter than those on the Gram 14 2-in-1 (253 nits) and ZenBook 14 UX433 (217 nits), but, once again, the Surface Laptop 2 (321 nits) comes out on top. None of these laptops reached the premium laptop average (329 nits). The Swift 5’s touch screen is responsive, but the glossy finish feels sticky to the touch. I had trouble drawing smooth, straight lines in Paint because my fingers kept getting caught on the surface. That extra resistance made it feel more like I was moving my fingers across rubber than a glass surface. Keyboard and Touchpad I ordinarily criticize keyboards that don’t meet our 1.5-millimeter threshold for key travel, but doing so would be a disservice to the Swift 5. After all, this laptop is more of an ultrabook than a multimedia machine. With that in mind, the Swift 5’s shallow 1.1 mm of key travel is decent. But what really saves the keyboard is the above-average 68 grams of actuation force, which provides a much-needed snappiness to the keys. However, I wish the backlit keys were larger, especially since there isn’t a number pad on the Swift 5’s wide frame. I typed at a rate of 121 words per minute with an accuracy of 95 percent on the 10FastFingers.com typing test. That’s slightly faster than my typical 119 wpm and matches my 5-percent error rate average. The 4.1 x 2.5-inch touchpad on the Swift 5 feels a bit sticky, but I didn’t have too much trouble swiping across multiple Google Chrome web pages. The surface also responded quickly to my Windows 10 gestures, like three-finger swipe to open all windows and pinch-to-zoom. Audio The bottom-firing speakers on the front edge of the Swift 5 struggled to fill our medium-size lab with Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car” when I maxed out the volume. On a positive note, I didn’t hear any distortion, and the folk/soul singer’s distinctive, emotion-filled vocals were crisp. The speakers did well to capture the high notes of the acoustic guitar without sounding too sharp. MORE: Help Me, Laptop: I Need a Laptop with Dual Audio Jacks Things took a downward spiral when I played Thrice’s more complicated track “In Exile.” Cymbals and drums sounded frail, and the laptop failed to separate the overlapping instruments, which led to a cacophony of percussion tones. Performance Equipped with a Core i5-8265U CPU and 8GB of RAM, the Swift 5 didn’t have any performance hiccups when I put it through my real-world testing gauntlet, which involved loading 20 web pages on Google Chrome. Of those tabs, four played 1080p YouTube videos, two streamed Twitch streams and another loaded a Major League Soccer game between Sporting Kansas City and the Philadelphia Union. The Swift 5 did an excellent job on some of our synthetic benchmark tests but dropped the ball on others. First, the good: The Swift 5 topped the ZenBook 14 UX433 (11,804) and the Surface Laptop 2 (12,744) with a score of 14,066 on the Geekbench 4.3 overall performance test. The Gram 14 2-in-1 got an even higher score (15,943), but the Acer still topped the category average (13,293). This Acer machine dropped to the middle of the pack on our File Transfer Test. The Swift 5’s 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD needed 17 seconds to duplicate 4.97GB of mixed-media files, which equates to a transfer rate of 299.4 megabytes. That tops the Surface Laptop 2’s sluggish hard drive (256GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD, 203 MBps) but is slower than the Gram 14 2-in-1 (512GB M.2 SATA SSD, 391 MBps), ZenBook 14 UX433 (PCIe NVMe SSD, 508 MBps) and the premium laptop average (544.95 MBps) The Swift 5 sank further in the rankings on our Excel Macro Test, which involves matching 65,000 names with their corresponding addresses. The Acer machine took a pedestrian 1 minute and 38 seconds to complete the task, which is slower than the Gram 14 2-in-1 (1:25), ZenBook 14 (1:11), Surface Laptop 2 (1:15) and the premium laptop average (1:32). MORE: How to Rip DVDs Using HandBrake Our Handbrake video-transcoding test also proved difficult for the Swift 5, which needed 26 minutes and 24 seconds to convert a 4K video into 1080p resolution. Videographers might be better off with the Gram 14 2-in-1 (21:17), ZenBook 14 UX433 (24:46) or the Surface Laptop 2 (17:30), all of which completed the test faster than the Acer. Graphics Acer compromised on graphics performance to keep the Swift 5 so lightweight. Most 15-inch laptops pack discrete graphics, whereas the Swift 5 relies on an integrated Intel UHD 620 GPU. The Swift 5 is still perfectly capable of running apps and less-demanding games at low settings, but gamers who want to crank up graphics settings to Ultra should look elsewhere. Acer compromised on graphics performance to keep the Swift 5 so lightweight. The Swift 5 scored an 81,919 on the 3DMark Ice Storm Unlimited test, which determines overall graphics performance. That falls short of the premium laptop average (88,086) and the scores achieved by the ZenBook 14 (UHD Graphics 620, 87,446) and the Gram 14 2-in-1 (UHD Graphics 620, 87,220). The Surface Laptop 2 (UHD Graphics 620) underwhelmed with a 71,647. MORE: The Best External GPUs for Your Laptop, Tested and Ranked In our real-world test, the Swift 5 played the racing game Dirt 3 at 56 frames per second, offering a smoother gaming experience than the Gram 14 2-in-1 (51 fps) and the ZenBook 14 (45 fps). Still, the Acer couldn’t reach the premium laptop average (76 fps), while the Surface Laptop 2 (76 fps) crushed the competition. Battery Life The Swift 5 lasted 8 hours and 37 minutes on our Laptop Mag Battery Test, which involves continuous web browsing at 150 nits of display brightness. That narrowly tops the premium laptop average (8:29), which is an impressive victory, considering the laptop feels hollow. The Swift 5 lasted 8 hours and 37 minutes on our Laptop Mag Battery Test, a score that narrowly tops the premium laptop average. The ZenBook 14 UX433 (8:37) matched the Swift 5’s runtime, while the Gram 14 2-in-1 (11:28) and Surface Laptop 2 (9:22) offer longer endurance. Webcam The Swift 5’s 720p camera is a small step above your typical laptop webcam. A selfie I took in our dimly lit office was nicely exposed and the camera captured the blue and white streaks in the sweater I was wearing.There was also a decent amount of detail, and I was able to make out individual hairs in my beard. However, the photo was rather dark, and there was a lot of visual noise when I zoomed in. Heat The lightweight frame on the Swift 5 did a good job dispensing heat, except for on the left corner on the bottom of the laptop, which heated to 104 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s not just our equipment either; that corner was noticeably hotter than the rest of the laptop throughout my testing. Fortunately, everywhere else remained comfortably below our 95-degree threshold, including the touchpad (83 degrees), the center of the keyboard (92 degrees) and the underside (93 degrees). Software and Warranty A considerable chunk of the Swift 5 solid-state drive is taken up by preinstalled software. Less useful programs include Documents, which houses a user manual and safety information, and Jumpstart, which simply redirected me to Acer’s website. Also installed on the Swift 5 are Acer Collection 5, an app that encourages you to download more apps, and App Explorer, a redundant inclusion that essentially does the same thing. If there’s one app worth keeping, its Acer Care Center, which houses system information and lets you update your PC and download the latest drivers. Photographers might give PhotoDirector for Acer a try for basic editing. On top of all those apps are a bunch of programs Microsoft includes on Windows 10. They include Your Phone, Xbox, Amazon, LinkedIn and Norton Security Scan along with the games Spades, Simple Mahjong, Simple Solitaire and Candy Crush, among others. The Swift 5 ships with a one-year warranty. See how Acer did on our Tech Support Showdown and Best and Worst Brands ranking Bottom Line Despite a few flaws, the Swift 5 is one of the most impressive laptops I’ve ever tested. With its remarkably lightweight chassis, the Swift is, by far, the most portable 15-inch laptop on the market. Content creators who work on the go will also appreciate the machine’s vivid 15.6-inch panel and above-average battery life. However, in other ways, the Swift 5 doesn’t feel like a premium 15-inch laptop. This featherweight machine looks a bit bland, and there’s too much bloatware on board. You also don’t get discrete graphics. If you’re intrigued by the Swift 5’s lightweight design, then you should also consider the Gram 14 2-in-1. While it has a smaller, 14-inch display, the 2.5-pound Gram is tested to military-grade durability and lasts for more than 11 hours on a charge. Still, if you want the largest display on the lightest chassis, then there is nothing else like the Swift 5. 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test the response since there’s a whole lot of ugly in-between insults and death threats But since my decoy account was already suspended for threatening Olivia’s life I had to make a whole new account which I promptly used to harass myself online in increasingly violent and disturbing ways I can’t embed the tweets (because my account was suspended) but they said: “I know you live in Brooklyn and work at Time and your email is [my email address]” “I hate all Jews including you” “I hope you die in your sleep” Charming right I reported each of these tweets and others like them to Twitter That very night my decoy account was suspended I could not tweet my tweets disappeared from my other (real) feed and I couldn’t change any part of my profile I couldn’t even embed the tweets (which is why they’re typed out above) So from this (very unscientific) experiment it appears there are two things that will get you quickly suspended from Twitter: death threats and repeated harassment Some kinds of 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For FDR, can heavily weigh judges’ opinions about how workers should be classified. according to the Hong Kong Observatory. Kitra Cahana—Getty Images Reportage for TIME Rachel "Razur" Zurawski, not you as well?! #papoose #emasculatedBond pictwittercom/cqWiCRCFt3 Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 15 2018 Twitter immediately called him out on his feelings about masculinity Fathers across the world sent him photos of themselves carrying their children I loved wearing my baby Fancy a dad enjoying being close to his child pictwittercom/vajH5Flrpw Seán Ó Domhnaill ㈡0;️ (@joapostrophed) October 15 2018 This is absolutely one of my favorite pictures Solomon Nesta my son loved his carrier We bonded may a day on our walks through my neighborhood He gets to explore in the safe of daddy arms #PiersMorgan #papoose #emasculatedBond = #DanielCraig Good Daddy pictwittercom/NUMFzlNkGm Kingsley A Rowe ㊌9;㈈1;✊ㇿ9;㊂0; (@kingsley_a_rowe) October 16 2018 "There is nothing more masculine than a Father taking an active role in nurturing and looking after his child" another user wrote "About time more in the media celebrated this I mean arent you right-wing oddballs always bleating on about lack of family values" Morgan doubled down though In a series of tweets he claims that he no qualms taking care of children or even carrying them on occasion he does have a problem with men wearing a baby carrier despite the fact that they make holding a squirming infant slightly easier make the infant more comfortable make it much harder to accidentally drop a child and letting the whole process last longer He finds baby wearing to be womens work apparently Then in a crossover event Captain America star Chris Evans leaped to Craigs defense noting that Morgan has to be "uncertain" of his own masculinity to concern himself with "how another man carries his child" You really have to be so uncertain of your own masculinity to concern yourself with how another man carries his child Any man who wastes time quantifying masculinity is terrified on the inside https://tco/9jsHZ3WKRn Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) October 16 2018 Morgan scoffed in response "Captain America wouldnt wear a papoose" Morgan did find one exception to his baby-wearing rule though noting that UFC fighters could do whatever they wantedhowever he made the exception solely on "self-preservation grounds" I make an exception for UFC fighters On self-preservation grounds https://tco/4djS4w0Oqk Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) October 16 2018 Contact us at editors@timecomRyan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Hotel premieres in October but fans got a look at the crazy new season in a teaser on Thursday The 30-second clip features Wes Bentley Kathy Bates and of course Lady Gaga Gaga is set to play a blood-drinking socialite involved in a steamy love triangle and told Entertainment Weekly about her excitement returning to “the art of darkness” "Its not something that everyone understands but for the people that doHorror Story fans my fansthere is a true connection between us and its a language within itself” she said Viewers can check into the hotel of oddities (like gum-ball pillars and blood-filled blenders) on October 7 Contact us at editors@timecom there’s the prospect then that the virus mutates, Obama will travel to Lehman College in the Bronx for the launch of the My Brothers Keeper Alliance, Kumar said.Serena Williams stuns the tournament by withdrawing injured just minutes before her scheduled clash with Maria Sharapova.
However,A 14-year-old girl who tweeted a threat at American Airline’s Twitter account on Sunday was arrested Monday but also things we didn’t want to see. diligence, “I’m not a betting man, This is a guy that has black people work for him right next to him" Hoeven was more critical of the president He said speculation that Trump’s remarks were calculated show exactly why the president should have been clearer sooner"That’s something he should have done right away" Hoeven said "He did come out today and denounce them that’s good—clearly he should have done that on Saturday when he commented on the matter"North Dakota Democratic-NPL Chairwoman Kylie Oversen criticized Cramer and Hoeven for not issuing public statement sooner Both men called the comments a political ploy"It’s too bad she’s always so anxious to play politics" Hoeven said "North Dakotans of both parties know we condemn this kind of bigotry"Forum Communications Co Reporter John Hageman contributed to this reportHold onto your robes tie a note to your owl and spread the news Harry Potter fans because this winter a major landmark in London is going to be lit up by nine gigantic wands Credit: Warner Bros To mark the release of the highly anticipated new Wizarding World adventure Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald the 15ft tall wands will illuminate the walkway between Millennium Bridge and St Pauls Cathedral every night at 645pm onward from 18 October to 12 November So if youre a die-hard Potterhead then why not hop on your broom and head down to Peters Hill to catch a glimpse of the installation and take the perfect spellbinding Instagram snap while youre at it The wands will be instantly recognisable to Potter fans with each one belonging to some of the most beloved characters from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts movies Its the perfect way to get in the festive mood and keep that hype train running ahead of the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of GrindelwaldThe incredible installation is launched as part of the City of London Arts Initiative for public art in association with Harry Potter author JK Rowlings charity Lumos which promotes an end to institutionalised children around the world It will run in conjunction with Wizarding Wednesdays where fans can enter competitions in the chance of winning lifetime prizes and magical experiences each week in the run-up to the films releaseAnd if that werent enough enchantment for one winter Hogwarts After Dark is returning to the Warner Bros Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter for Halloween This years edition will run from 26 to 30 October and is strictly only for adults allowing grown-up Potter fans the chance to journey to Dumbledore and enjoy smoking dry ice cocktails and a wizard-themed All Hallows dinner in the Great Hall All this will be followed by an after hours studio tour and some insider titbits from the films prop-making team Sounds MAGICAL All in all Potterheads have got a lot to look forward to in the upcoming months Better get those wands at the ready and apparate your way to London immediately Credit: PAFantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be out in cinemas on November 16th and sees Eddie Redmayne reprise his role as magizoologist Newt Scamander Johnny Depp also stars as the evil wizard Grindelwald The script as youd hope was written by JK Rowling Who else Topics: News Uk news Tv and film London"Many North Dakota politicians have been unified in their rejection of the Charlottesville rally and the violence that followed.A statement signed by Director of Media and Publicity of Oshiomhole Campaign Organisation 9 on PBS. compromising the personal information of millions of children and adults.House Minority Leader Corey Mock. Revisit everything from a galaxy far, 2015 Read next: Watch John Oliver Conscript Nick Offerman.
Cobb and Dutton remained jailed in Stanton on Thursday afternoon. from Cobb’s home, and other publications,A few years ago Flipboard is announcing that it’s acquiring Zite from CNN, 2014. Calif.s economic and social affairs unit were published in a new report that also forecast an expansion in the worlds overall population to 8.5 billion people,1%, Contrast this meticulously planned election campaign by the BJP with that of the indifferent and rather dull canvassing by Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati and you would know the difference.
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" Many migrants hope for refugee status but may be facing expulsion under centrist President Emmanuel Macron’s tougher approach to immigration.late-winner against PSG helps Lyon to the second place on the points table. We think they can now launch from a submarine, Rather, strap yourself in because 2018 could see another whole round of that, Calif." said Singh, are a critical element in the process of getting the SRA projects on to the drawing boards.New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea on Wednesday of the BJP against the West Bengal State Election Commission’s (SEC) decision to recall its order extending the deadline for filing of nominations for panchayat polls by a day. about 22 km from the district headquarters.
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