Month: November 2020

Best 2-in-1 convertible laptops for 2020

Two-in-ones — also often known as convertible laptops — were once more expensive than their clamshell laptop counterparts, but have significantly come down in price. Premium models typically start around $1,000 and tend to come with features that a traditional laptop typically doesn’t, such as a touchscreen and active pen support. However, the feature gap between these and mainstream models from Dell, HP, Lenovo and others is now much smaller, with some starting at less than $500

While most of the best two-in-ones are also convertible laptops — those with 360-degree hinges where the keyboard rotates around to

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HP SET Answer Key 2020 Released For Paper-1 & 2 On hppsc.hp.gov.in

The Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPPSC) has released HP SET answer key 2020. The answer key of HP SET 2020 was released on November 28. It has released the HP SET answer key 2020 for Paper-I & II. Candidates who have appeared for the Himachal Pradesh State Eligibility Test (HP SET) 2019 examination held on November 22 can download the answer key on the official site of HPPSC – hppsc.hp.gov.in. The Commission has also provided an option to challenge the answer keys. Candidates can raise objections till December 4, 2020. Check the complete details about HP SET answer key

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How universities are using technology in their COVID precautions

Across the nation, higher-ed leaders are grappling with the question of how they will ensure a continued safe on-campus environment for students, faculty, and staff in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact tracing and location technologies play a large part in universities’ ability to monitor adherence to safety protocols such as social distancing and track potential COVID cases.

Fall marked an uncertain time for colleges and universities—and while some made it through face-to-face and hybrid semesters, others were forced to abruptly return to virtual learning following pockets of COVID-19 outbreaks. With winter break imminent, university officials know their handling

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What Will the Internet Be Like in the Next 50 Years?

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On October 29th, 1969, a message was sent from a rather nondescript room at UCLA in Southern California to a Stanford Research Institute computer console in Menlo Park, California. It read simply “Lo,” though it was supposed to say “Login.” The system crashed before completing the task. This was the world’s first message sent via an interconnected computer network known as ARPANET. On this unassuming fall day, the modern internet as we now know was conceived.

In the five decades since, the internet has transformed human existence. From how we wage war to how we make each other

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The COVID-19 pandemic affects all college students, but probably not equally

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With the sudden closure of campuses across the nation to curb the spread of COVID-19 , undergraduate students relocated to a wide variety of living situations, many of which present challenges to learning. Researchers from Penn State and the University of Connecticut have received a one-year $199,156 Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grant from the National Science Foundation to map the complex landscape of challenges faced by students, particularly from underrepresented groups. These insights could help universities and instructors support students with the greatest needs, improve distance learning, and provide an evidence-base for interventions to maintain the

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