Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos

Ship owners struggle to bring home crews amid coronavirus chaos

LONDON (Reuters) - Shipping companies are still struggling to get hundreds of thousands of crew members back home after many months at sea despite pledges by countries to ease transit restrictions for seafarers, industry officials say. Countries including the UK, the United States, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the Philippines pledged this month to…
Team NZ informed police of loss in alleged email fraud

Team NZ informed police of loss in alleged email fraud

FILE PHOTO: Sailing - America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 26, 2017 - Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America's Cup trophy in 2017 after defeating Oracle Team USA. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File PhotoWELLINGTON (Reuters) - America’s Cup holders Team New Zealand (TNZ) said on Wednesday they had asked police to investigate an alleged…
NZ govt freezes public funding of America’s Cup

NZ govt freezes public funding of America’s Cup

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s government said on Thursday it would halt public funding for the body organising next year’s America’s Cup pending the outcome of an investigation into “financial and structural matters”. FILE PHOTO: America's Cup finals - Hamilton, Bermuda - June 26, 2017 - Emirates Team New Zealand celebrates with the America's Cup…
Hackaday Podcast 077: Trick Life of SD Cards, Mining Minecraft’s Secret Seed, BadPower is Bad, and Cruising a Sea of Neon

Hackaday Podcast 077: Trick Life of SD Cards, Mining Minecraft’s Secret Seed, BadPower is Bad, and Cruising a Sea of Neon

About bottoming the keyboard keys: you really can’t avoid it. When you’re typing fast and moving your fingers accordingly, you’re hitting the keys hard enough that they will bottom out anyways unless you have really ridiculously long stroke switches. It’s physically impossible to maintain high typing speed and stop within the less than 2 millimeters…