‘Minor Premise’ Review: A Minor Entry in the Sci-Fi Genre

Science fiction films that explore big what-ifs always come with a catch. In Eric Schultz’s debut feature, “Minor Premise,” that catch is addressed five minutes in. A neuroscientist named Ethan (Sathya Sridharan) attempts to emerge from the shadow of his late father — also a neuroscientist — with his own breakthrough in the study of consciousness, by altering the subject’s memory to create a more ideal self. “Isn’t that, like, unethical?” one of his students asks. It is, if not unethical, at least a dense concept, one the film is constantly defeated by.

Ethan retreats to his basement and turns to himself as a test subject. Predictably, things go very wrong: His consciousness splits into ten different personalities, some more aggressive and uncooperative than others, appearing for six minutes an hour. Those cycles fill out this lean thriller but make it repetitive and tedious. Ethan’s colleague and estranged girlfriend Alli

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Global Big Data Technology Market World-Wide Industry Trends, Entry Strategies, Regulatory Frameworks and Technologies till 2026

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Nov 24, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The global “Big Data Technology Market” is expected to rise with an impressive CAGR and generate the highest revenue by 2026. Fortune Business Insights™ in its latest report published this information. The report is titled “Big Data Technology Market Size, Share, Demand and Growth [2027]”. The report discusses research objectives, research scope, methodology, timeline and challenges during the entire forecast period.

The report evaluates the important characteristics of the market based on present industry scenarios, market demands and business strategies. Also, the research report separates the industry based on the Big Data Technology Market share, types, applications, growth factor, key players and regions.

“The global big data technology market size stood at USD 36.8 Billion in 2018 is projected to reach USD 104.3 Billion by 2026, exhibiting at a CAGR of

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The drug aprotinin inhibits entry of SARS-CoV2 in host cells, study finds — ScienceDaily

In order for the SARS-CoV2 virus to enter host cells, its “spike” protein has to be cleaved by the cell’s own enzymes — proteases. The protease inhibitor aprotinin can prevent cell infection, as scientists at Goethe University, the University of Kent and the Hannover Medical School have now discovered. An aprotinin aerosol is already approved in Russia for the treatment of influenza and could readily be tested for the treatment of COVID-19.

The surface of the SARS-CoV-2 virus is studded with spike proteins. The virus needs these in order to dock onto proteins (ACE2 receptors) on the surface of the host cell. Before this docking is possible, parts of the spike protein have to be cleaved by the host cell’s enzymes — proteases.

In cell culture experiments with various cell types, the international scientific team led by Professor Jindrich Cinatl, Institute for Medical Virology at the University Hospital Frankfurt, Professor

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A surprisingly powerful entry to PC gaming

PC gaming can be a bit intimidating for new players or those used to consoles, but it’s worth it for all the extra games and flexibility you get. After a few weeks with the Minisforum H31G, I can say that this little box is a great place to start, packing more power than I expected into a simple, portable design.

The H31G is a mini PC, a class of devices that ditches the desktop tower in favor of a box no bigger than a DVD box set. Normally, these machines are made for office work, running a projector, or other low-intensity uses. But the H31G has gaming on its mind, and to that end it’s kitted out with a GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card. Measuring just 154 x 153 x 62 mm (6 x 6 x 2.4 in), Minisforum says it’s the smallest mini PC to have a dedicated

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TerraPay strengthens its entry in North America with FINTRAC Canada MSB License

TORONTO and HAGUE, Netherlands, Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Canada’s growth lends itself to an increasing population of immigrants boosting the economy. Fuelling its aim to attract migrants to the nation in the next few years calls for a seamless and secure framework to facilitate the money transfer requirements of all participants in the payments ecosystem.


As per the World Bank data estimated in 2018*, the outward remittance value of US$ 27B from Canada, with a growing share of digital remittances, reflect a global move towards cashless economies.

With an aim to further strengthen this drive to cater efficiently to the dynamic money transfer needs of the industry, TerraPay, a leading global payments infrastructure company, has recently announced its MSB registration with the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC).

This license will facilitate the Company’s unparalleled and robust cross-border payments infrastructure to mobilize

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