Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Ten years left to redesign lithium-ion batteries

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Ten years left to redesign lithium-ion batteries

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An engineer inserts a lithium-ion battery from an electric vehicle into a testing system for recycling.Credit: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg/Getty Electric vehicles need powerful, light and affordable batteries. The best bet is commercial lithium-ion cells — they are relatively compact and stable. But they are still too bulky and expensive for widespread use. The performance of rechargeable…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Comic-Con: This Year’s Best Cosplay

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Comic-Con: This Year’s Best Cosplay

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Nathaniel Emond attended this year’s Comic-Con International as Aquaman. The escalators inside the San Diego Convention Center were packed with attendees on Saturday at Comic-Con 2018. From right, Sheyla, Nat, Amber, and Agali cosplay as the characters from the Japanese video game Doki Doki Literature Club! Brittany Goodwin cosplays as Cersei Lannister from Game of…

Over the Past 5 Years, Inflation for Millennials was 14% Higher than for Baby Boomers – Macro Affairs

Over the Past 5 Years, Inflation for Millennials was 14% Higher than for Baby Boomers – Macro Affairs

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Avocado Index Shows Millennials Hardest Hit In Inflation-Per-Generation Measure. Different generations have different spending patterns. For example, millennials are alleged eat more avocados than baby boomers. If avocados were to become more expensive (avocado price inflation), then millennials would be more affected by this inflation than other generations. Inflation, measured through the Consumer Price Index…