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September 30, 2022

How do you spell that? 'Delta Echo Foxtrot' makes it clear as day


There's a reason a standard set of 26 identifying words were selected to identify each letter of the alphabet.

Lives can hinge on getting them right.

Doesn't hurt to memorize and use them when you're on the phone spelling out your always misspelled name (Shirt, Spurt, Skirt, Start — I could go on for a while with a pretty much endless litany of botched versions of my name but I won't).

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Toucan Purring

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Steely Crüe

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Make-A-Video — 'A state-of-the-art AI system that generates videos from text

We knew it was gonna happen, just not this soon.

Look for yourself in a video you didn't even know existed.

From Meta (formerly Facebook), which is at the bleeding edge of a furious race to push AI faster and farther than we could've imagined even a year or two ago.

Stay tuned (but be careful what channel you decide to watch).

September 30, 2022 at 10:01 AM | Permalink | Comments (0)

Blackout Shade

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Tired of being awakened by morning sunlight blasting through your bedroom window?

Trouble sleeping because of all the light from outside at night?

Your ship just came in.

From websites:

Trim this pleated shade at home for a perfect fit inside or outside your window frame, then install in seconds without a drill, screws, or brackets: absolutely no tools needed.

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Block 99% of light for complete privacy, light control, and UV protection for bedrooms, children's rooms, and movie/media rooms.

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Protect artworks and rugs from harmful effects of UV light.

Cordless for a clean look and child safety: use included clips to raise and lower shade.

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