A psychotherapist explains why some adults react badly to young climate strikers

Young climate strikers I spoke to recently are confused and distressed about the things adults are doing. It’s not just inaction during the worsening climate crisis that bothers them, but the increasingly bizarre criticism many older people throw at striking schoolchildren, in the media and elsewhere. In the absence of any meaningful attempts to restrain global carbon emissions, the direct action of young people should, logically, be applauded. But maybe we’re not dealing with an…

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Max-Q: This week in space

Space is becoming a major area of startup and commercial investment, and so I’ve decided to start providing a weekly round-up of the biggest news in aerospace, space science and space-related technologies. Let me know if you appreciate this or have suggestions, and I’ll make sure it evolves as needed to be useful resource. This week, there was an abundance of spacesuit news, and signs from multiple operators that there’s going to be an orbital…

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Harley-Davidson resumes production of first electric motorcycle after charging issue

Harley-Davidson has restarted production and deliveries of LiveWire, its first electric motorcycle, after resolving an issue with the bike’s charging technology that was discovered last week, the company tells The Verge. The first customers of the $30,000 LiveWire, which just started shipping in September, can resume charging their motorcycles at home. (The company previously advised customers to only charge at dealerships until the issue was resolved.) Harley-Davidson has repeatedly declined to specify the problem. But…

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Nab a lifetime of VPN protection & block trackers for only $20

So if cloaking you from online predators is a VPN’s main function, it stands to reason that a service geared toward that goal should get your attention. For thousands of users, that means a service like Disconnect VPN. With this limited-time offer from TNW Deals, you can lock in a lifetime of Disconnect VPN coverage for as low as $19.99 (over 90 percent off). The Next Web news: Source link

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Databricks brings its Delta Lake project to the Linux Foundation

Databricks, the big data analytics service founded by the original developers of Apache Spark, today announced that it is bringing its Delta Lake open-source project for building data lakes to the Linux Foundation under an open governance model. The company announced the launch of Delta Lake earlier this year, and, even though it’s still a relatively new project, it has already been adopted by many organizations and has found backing from companies like Intel, Alibaba…

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Google can’t even get full RCS support for the Pixel 4

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google’s Pixel 4 won’t launch with support for RCS messaging on some of the biggest US networks. Verizon and T-Mobile both said on Twitter that the phone was not supported, as spotted by 9to5Google, and AT&T has yet to say whether it’ll be supported. Only Sprint has said, in an email to The Verge, that it will support RCS, which adds features like read receipts, typing indicators, and…

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Want to make $100K a year as a project manager? Start by mastering Agile

Whether you’re trying to break into the lucrative project manager field or if you’re just trying to coordinate major initiatives in your current organization, the principles of an Agile-based project management system can make all the difference between success and failure.You can get fully up to speed on this career-redefining training with the instruction in The Agile Scrum Mastery Bundle. It’s on sale now at over 90 percent off, just $19.99 from TNW Deals. The…

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This brilliant app waits on hold for you

DoNotPay helps you get out of parking tickets and cancel forgotten subscriptions, and now it can call you when it’s your turn in a customer service phone queue. The app today is launching “Skip Waiting On Hold.” Just type in the company you need to talk to, and DoNotPay calls for you using tricks to get a human on the line quickly. Then it calls you back and connects you to the agent so you…

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There’s a new Banana Phone, and it can play ‘Bananaphone’

It’s new tech season. New iPhones, new Pixels, new Surface devices, new Echos… and a new Banana Phone. Now, before I tell you more about the biggest tech gadget of 2019, I want to be perfectly clear that the Banana Phone isn’t a phone — it’s a Bluetooth headset that connects to your phone, and you can use it to take calls. But it looks like a banana! Image: Banana Phone And soon, it’s getting…

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