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​DNA data storage landmark: Now it's 215 petabytes per gram or over 100 million movies

Synthetic DNA could be the answer to the world's accelerating data-storage needs, and now researchers have shown that it can have a much higher …

The Surface Studio Story: How Microsoft Reimagined The Desktop PC For Creativity

A 28-inch screen, a very special hinge, and a new type of input device add up to an experience conceived with artists and designers in mind.<p>“Lean on it!”<p>Panos Panay, Microsoft’s hardware chief, is gesturing toward the company’s newest Surface device. Confused, I ask him what he means. “Lean on …

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Here's How Artificial Intelligence Is Going to Replace Middle Class Jobs

While transportation, hospitality, and financial services are all industries being disrupted by technology, the next big area poised for massive, …

Lrn for iOS is the app that will get you learning to code

There are plenty of apps and initiatives designed to help you to code – Codeacademy, Code.org and Code Institute among them – but the truth is whatever approach you take, there isn’t a magic trick to mastering it.<p>I’ve tried lots of methods in the past and found that the biggest issue is sticking …

10 Programming Languages And Tools Data Scientists Use Now

Looking to get started with data science but not sure how to get started? Take a look at our list of 10 programming languages and tools that are hot …

Use the tikz package to plot two overlapping, semi-transparent circles with labels

I need to produce something similar to this with latex<p>I am not familiar at all with the tikz package. However I was able to find a code that I think …

Geometry

Creating interactive slide (beamer)

I want to create an interactive slide, which will have two parts:<p>In the left side, some comments will be given in enumerate environment (one will be …

Transparent image background in beamer

I want to add a background image in my beamer presentation. The thing is that when I usein my preamble, the image has its true colors, meaning that …

How to insert page number in Beamer Navigation Bars?

I created a presentation with Beamer, and I used Darmstadt theme.<p>But, this theme doesn't have the page number.<p>I know that I can insert the page …

Unicode degree symbol ° in math formulas

I'd like to be able to simply input a degree symbol as ° in my source code. German keyboards have a key for this, and it makes the source so much …

Videos in beamer inside boxes?

I'm absolute beginner in bearmer not latex. I would like to add videos insides boxes as the following picture.<p>How possible is that?<p>How possible is …

Drawing LaTeX boxes

I want to write something like in the attached file.<p>In particular I want the box to be flexible in such a way that it can contain the text -- both in …

Formatting Mindmap in TikZ

I am wondering if anyone can help me in formatting my mindmap that I have given below so everything is uniform and angles are set according to the …

How to create a tabbed box using TikZ?

I'd like to create a new style in TikZ for nodes with transparent background, rounded corners, with labels oriented vertically on their left on a …

Complex Venn Diagramm

Further to my question on Venn diagrams overlapping color filling, I have the following MWE:<p>However, instead of output (bottom picture) I want to …

How to draw Venn diagrams (especially

What I am up to is to write some exercises dealing with logical formulas for my students, like:<p>And the students should draw these formulas on Venn …

Data Visualization

Exam class: answerspace for students same space as printed answers

I'm a professor and I use the exam class very often in LaTeX.<p>\begin{solutionorlines}[4cm] creates 4cm of space for students to answer. When I type …

Drawing on an image with TikZ

Recently I have learned how to draw simple stuff with TikZ. I really like it. Now I wonder if it is possible to draw with TikZ on a image. Instead of …

Draw incline in 3D with TikZ

I need to draw an incline in 3D (triangle in 3D), I have tried to modify this example but it ends up looking wrong. Can anyone suggest how to get …

How to create consistent 3D images in Tikz

I would like to create images similar to these ones:<p>However I would like to be able to do so in a coordinate system specific way so that I don't have …

Beamer animation including images

Good morning everybody, I've got an issue with the beamer animations including pictures. Here's the code I'm writing:<p>So, what I have are 7 \item …

Drawing a 3D volume - Cube

I'm wondering how I could draw something like the image below:<p>I've been working in that code:<p>But so far the result isn't good:<p>I have to draw a cube …

Diagram reuse across Beamer slides

In my dissertation defense presentation (Beamer/TikZ), I have a particular slide with a model, built as tikzpicture, wrapped in a scalebox block for …

Beamer template setbeamerfont bfseries

I have a problem regarding the \setbeamerfont command related to alerted text. The usage is:<p>However, bfseries does not work in math mode - what can I …

How to fill a table step by step automatically in beamer?

I have a table in beamer as follows:<p>I would like to do this animation:<p>step 1: Complete cell 1x1 when I click on mouse<br>• step 2: Complete cell 1x2 when I …

Highlighting in Beamer using TikZ nodes

<b>This question led to a new package:</b> <br>aobs-tikz<p>Is it possible to alter the code in the following MWE to the effect that “ABCD” is visible on both …

Beamer background and text

I have provided a minimal example of the output I have shown below:<p>What am trying to do is to add the below logo as titleslide beamer footline for …

Google Hangouts finally has its own website

Google Hangouts is finally getting its own dedicated website: hangouts.google.com<p>It’s a full-fledged Web client, with access to all the same features you’ve come to expect from the service, including voice and audio calls. If you’ve used Hangouts on Gmail before, the interface will be largely …

How to import your Spotify playlists to Apple Music

The best feature about Apple Music has to be the incredible playlists the app builds for you based on your music tastes. But if you’ve been using Spotify for the past few years, you’ve probably got a lot of carefully curated playlists of your own.<p>You could rebuild you Spotify playlists manually …

How to: Add a LinkedIn Button to Your Gmail Signature

Make your email signature work just that little bit harder for you by adding a link to your LinkedIn profile in the form of a LinkedIn button. Here’s …

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