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Microsoft calls "Telemetry data" the information that helps them debug potential problems and improve their software. Let's analyze those individual claims Typed text on keyboard sent every 30 minutes I have not found any information about the frecuency of the data sent. But the claim is a bit misleading. It is not physical keyboard but on-screen ...


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The knowledge of how to build aqueducts was not lost. See Vitruvius and Frontinus among other texts. Some few techniques that were more practical knowledge among workers might not have been written down, though. Musk is totally wrong here. The real reason people after the Romans didn't build aqueducts is not that they couldn't. It's because if you don't ...


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The Romans built the aqueducts -- as well as bridges, piers, and colossal buildings -- out of concrete. Stone and brick were usually just exterior casings for the concrete structural core. And the secret of super-durable Roman concrete was indeed lost for centuries. Modern concrete uses a paste mixture of water and Portland cement (a fine powder made from ...


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