Indian Farmer Suicides: One Every 30 Minutes

May 18, 2011 by  
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IRRI Images If you read TreeHugger, you probably know about the shockingly high suicide rate among farmers in India . But it’s not just high: it’s one farmer every 30 minutes, according to a report [PDF] recently released by the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice at New York University Law School.

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Indian Farmer Suicides: One Every 30 Minutes

Google’s Prediction API Could Optimize Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

May 18, 2011 by  
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Image: Ford Learning Machines are Upon Us One-size-fits-all is rarely optimal, and that goes for cars too. Engineers have to consider many tradeoffs when they tune a car’s drivetrain, and settings that work well in one condition usually don’t work as well in another… But that might be about to change thanks to work by Ford and Google.

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Google’s Prediction API Could Optimize Your Car’s Fuel Efficiency

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