Month: May 2019

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SpaceX launching 60 satellites in first test of Starlink

SpaceX (Elon Musk) recently received approval from the FCC to launch 4,425 satellites into space to build a low earth orbit network to sell home Internet. There will be an important test this Wednesday. According to a Musk Tweet, “Much will likely go wrong on this 1st mission.” Also, 6 more launches of 60 sats are needed for minor coverage, 12 for moderate. There will be more details on the day of launch, currently tracking to Wednesday. They are production design because they are not like the Tintin ones but…

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Manatee County (FL) Library System now offers Lynda.com.

When I first moved to Manatee County almost 5 years ago, I was disappointed that the Library System did not offer Lynda.com tutorials online. Both the Seminole County (FL) and Orange County (FL) Libraries began to offer the service just before I moved from that area. Lynda.com, which is now a part of LinkedIn, is an online library of unlimited on-demand instructional videos covering a wide range of software, creative programs, productivity, design, and business skills. You watch at your own pace to learn new skills and technologies. You can…

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