What the Tech? App of the day: Lichess | What The Tech?

There are two types of people: those who play chess and those who want to learn how to play chess. Since “Queen’s Gambit” hit Netflix last fall, millions of people have purchased chess sets, books, instructional DVDs, apps, and subscriptions to either learn or improve their game.

Several chess apps have become popular for iPhones and Android devices. Chess.com naturally is popular with players of all levels, but the similar Lichess app has many advantages.

If you’re just learning the game, one of the biggest advantages is cost. Lichess is free and open-sourced with dozens of developers volunteering their time

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How to Thrive Amid Digital-Marketing Chaos


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When it comes to marketing, far too many entrepreneurs settle into a comfortable rut where they’re doing the same thing and getting increasingly diminishing returns. This leads to less exposure and declining revenue. Often, this happens slowly over time, until it hits a crisis point where they finally realize they have to take massive action to get back on track.

Marketing is a constantly and rapidly evolving field, so as entrepreneurs, we need to keep up in order to remain competitive and profitable.

We have to

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Now you can buy smartphone with /e/ OS in the US and Canada (Android phones stripped of Google services)

The /e/ Foundation has been developing a custom version of Android that doesn’t include Google’s propriety apps and services for a few years, and in 2019 the team began selling refurbished phones with the de-Googled software pre-installed.

At the time the phones were only available for purchase for customers in Europe. But now customers in the US and Canada can buy Google-free Android phones from /e/ as well.

Samsung Galaxy 9+ with /e/

Initially the foundation was focused on Europe because it had a limited supply of refurbished phones and many were designed for use with European wireless networks, with

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How To Fix Your Slow Internet Connection: Hacks, Tips, Tricks


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Few problems in the world of technology are as frustrating as having a slow internet connection. That’s been true for years, but especially now that millions of people are working or taking classes from home.

If your internet has been slow, spotty, inconsistent, or unresponsive, there are plenty of ways to fix it. Rather than focus on quick fixes, all of our suggestions are designed to solve this

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UNO professor hopes to end hunger with “food computer”

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – New technology being developed at UNO is helping to put an end to hunger in the metro.

Soon people could be growing their own nutritious food from their home.

Kiran Bastola is an associate professor at UNO and for the better part of five years, he’s been working on what he calls “the food computer.”

It’s basically technology-assisted farming.

“Right here is a heater, you have a fan here. This is the humidifier, you see. And it is connected to the computer,” said Kiran Bastola, PH.D UNO associate professor.

This is just one of his models,

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