ファミリーマート、ロボット導入で省人化

ファミリーマートと、ロボティクス企業のTelexistenceは、コンビニの店舗運営を、遠隔操作ロボットで行なうためのプラットフォーム開発について協業することに合意した。今夏から都内店舗でロボットを投入し、2022年に最大20店舗への展開を目指す。

Telexistence製のロボットと、Augmented Workforce Platform(拡張労働基盤、以下AWP)を活用し、コンビニ運営で工数が大きいとする商品検品・陳列業務を、遠隔操作化・自動化する。これにより、物理的な店舗立地に制約されない、自由度の高いスタッフ採用や、店舗の省人化が可能な新しい店舗オペレーションを開発する …

Announcing Perl 7

This morning at The Perl Conference in the Cloud, Sawyer X announced that Perl has a new plan moving forward. Work on Perl 7 is already underway, but it’s not going to be a huge change in code or syntax. It’s Perl 5 with modern defaults and it sets the stage for bigger changes later. My latest book Preparing for Perl 7 goes into much more detail.

Perl 7 is going to be Perl 5.32, mostly
Perl 7.0 is going to be v5.32 but with different, saner, more modern defaults. You won’t have to enable most of the things you are already doing because they are enabled for you. The major version jump sets the boundary between how we have been doing things and what we can do in the future …

0.2秒で顔認証+発熱者検知 マスク着用の判定も アイリスオーヤマが新製品

アイリスオーヤマは、顔認証と発熱者検知が同時にできるカメラ「顔認証型AIサーマルカメラ」を7月1日に発売する。検知速度は0.2秒、顔認証精度は99%と「業界最高クラス」としている。

新型コロナウイルスの感染拡大を防ぐため、さまざまな施設で検温が行われている。同社が以前から販売している、非接触で発熱検知できるAIサーマルカメラは、当初計画の約2倍売れているという …

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NASA wants to hear your ideas for engineering the best toilet to use on the Moon

Getting down to business on the lunar surface

When NASA sends astronauts back to the Moon, they’ll need a place to go to the bathroom when they reach the lunar surface. And in order to create the best Moon toilet the Solar System has to offer, NASA wants to hear from members of the public who might have ideas on the best way to manufacture an easy-to-use lunar restroom …

Apple introduces macOS Big Sur with a beautiful new design

macOS Big Sur includes the biggest Safari update ever and powerful enhancements to Messages, Maps, and privacy

Cupertino, California — Apple today previewed macOS Big Sur, the latest version of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system. macOS Big Sur introduces a beautiful redesign that is entirely new yet instantly familiar. Safari is packed with new features, including a customizable start page, elegantly designed and more powerful tabs, quick and easy translation, and a new Privacy Report. The updated Messages app lets Mac users send and receive more personal and expressive messages, and easily keep track of and interact within group messages. Maps also offers an all-new experience with immersive features for exploring and navigating the world …

Google Open Source Blog: Tsunami: An extensible network scanning engine for detecting high severity vulnerabilities with high confidence

We have released the Tsunami security scanning engine to the open source communities. We hope that the engine can help other organizations protect their users’ data. We also hope to foster collaboration, and encourage the security community to create and share new detectors on top of Tsunami.

When an attacker begins to exploit security vulnerabilities or security misconfigurations, such as weak passwords, an organization needs to react quickly in order to protect potentially vulnerable assets. With attackers increasingly investing in automation, the time window to react to a newly released, high severity vulnerability is usually measured in hours …

Megabar expanding/shrinking issue and epilepsy

Steps to reproduce:
update to the new Firefox 75 version
use the address bar

Actual results:
the expanding and shrinking of the address bar has caused triggers with my epilepsy. the sudden expanding and then when moving away from the address bar has a similar effect as a strobe light and has triggerd mild symptoms of epilepsy such as losing focus, feeling mildly dizzy, and eye studdering (eye movements like little jerks)

I want to make a point that these are mild reaction and although I don’t end up on the floor having an epileptic seizure, the effects to cause stress and triggers which could lead to that end result …

Expected results:
Disabling the new function the issues cease to happen.

‘Beyond stupid’: Linus Torvalds trashes 5.8 Linux kernel patch over opt-in Intel CPU bug mitigation

AWS engineers given a dressing-down after proposing fix for ‘paranoid’ tasks

Linus Torvalds has removed a patch in the next release of the Linux kernel intended to provide additional opt-in mitigation of attacks against the L1 data (L1D) CPU cache.

The patch from AWS engineer Balbir Singh was to provide “an opt-in (prctl driven) mechanism to flush the L1D cache on context switch. The goal is to allow tasks that are paranoid due to the recent snoop-assisted data sampling vulnerabilities, to flush their L1D on being switched out. This protects their data from being snooped or leaked via side channels after the task has context switched out.” …

京セラが便臭から腸内環境推定するデバイス開発へ、AI使い検体の採取不要に

京セラが腸内フローラの状態のセンシングをビジネスにつなげる模索を始めた。腸内フローラは主に大腸に生息する細菌群のこと。その細菌の種類は1000ほどで、数は500兆個以上だといわれる。食物繊維などの消化できないものを栄養に変える、腸内の免疫細胞を活性化する、病原菌などから身体を守るなどの人間の健康を支える役割を果たしているとみられている。

今回、京セラが着目したのが便臭だ。ここから腸内フローラの状況を推定し、そのデータ分析結果を企業の健康経営や健康寿命の延伸などの新たなビジネスに生かそうと考えている。この実現のため、アスリートの腸内環境などを研究するAuB(オーブ、東京・中央)、プロサッカークラブ「京都サンガF.C.」を運営する京都パープルサンガ(京都市)と提携する。2020年2月25日に発表した。

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Responsive grids and how to actually use them: common UI layouts

Now that you have a basic understanding of how to use grids, you might be wondering how to apply them to layouts you see on the web. Responsive grids are a method to systematically align your designs, to give order, establish hierarchy, and “logic” to your designs. It makes things look less floaty, and you can generally tell who is and who is not using a grid. As people become better designers, their eyes are constantly drawing horizontal and vertical lines everywhere to create that order and alignment…