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Dallas sports technology duo created a robotic quarterback. The NFL is catching on

Igor Karlicic and Bhargav Maganti are the co-founders of Monarc, a Dallas-based sports technology company.

While developing the world’s first robotic quarterback, Igor Karlicic and Bhargav Maganti never anticipated their invention would be sidelined by a pandemic, virtually shutting down practice time.

They are finding that NFL players are using their technology as a way to practice at home while socially distancing.

Karlicic and Maganti are the co-founders of Monarc, a Dallas-based sports technology company. After years of development, Monarc released “The Seeker,” a robotic training device with the capabilities of a quarterback.

The Seeker uses a tracking device to “throw” the football, creating realistic drills for wide receivers, Karlicic said.

Click here for a gallery of more photos of the device in action. 

“We say (robotic) quarterback because it allows people to train alone for the first time ever,” Karlicic said.

Current NFL players such as tight ends George

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Turkey to restrict social media

Turkish lawmakers passed legislation Wednesday that would give the government sweeping new powers to regulate social media content.

The bill orders social media platforms with over 1 million daily users — such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube — to open offices in Turkey and imposes stiff penalties if the international companies refuse, including slowing the bandwidth of the sites and making them largely inaccessible.

These offices would be responsible for responding to the demands of the government and individuals to block or remove content hosted on their platforms that is deemed offensive. They would have 48 hours to comply and could be fined more than $700,000 if they fail to respond.

The new law, which is expected to go into effect Oct. 1, also requires the social media companies to store user data inside Turkey, raising privacy concerns.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his governing AKP party, having already taken

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Fix Smart Check passed, Short DST Failed error on HP computer

Smart Check passed, Short DST Failed is a sign that there is something wrong with the hard drive. One neat thing about computers is their ability to do self-monitoring. One component that will be looked at that does self-monitoring is the Hard Drive. Hard drives use S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) to measure their reliability and see if they are failing.

Let us get SMART on what is DST failure errors.

What is S.M.A.R.T

S.M.A.R.T (Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology) is used by hard drives to measure their reliability and see if they are failing. The S.M.A.R.T capability is built into every hard drive and tests every aspect of its performance to make sure it is performing up to the required standards. S.M.A.R.T will check on aspects from Read/Write speed, error rates to the internal temperature. Each time the computer starts a Short Disk Self Test is performed.


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5 reasons OnePlus Nord wins 2020

OnePlus and other smartphone companies made more powerful smartphones than the OnePlus Nord in the year 2020. But because of the OnePlus Nord’s unique combination of features, price, and design finesse, this is a smartphone that’s not to be missed. The potential for OnePlus in the near future is far more important than the release of this one phone – but it’s this one phone that gives us every indication that OnePlus has a future with great potential.

5. Graphic Design

OnePlus got smart about graphic design rather early, they’ve had decent design on basically every smartphone since the start. In the last couple of years, OnePlus really sharpened their graphic style, and clarity of intent. OnePlus Nord reveals OnePlus as a company that’s as intelligent about design evolution and refinement as it is about hype.

4. OxygenOS

OxygenOS is the name OnePlus uses for their ever-so-slightly modified version of

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