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canadian goose jacket won’t let you eat breakfast behind the wheel, climb in the back seat or any of the other stupid human tricks displayed on YouTube by Tesla owners. It even won’t allow the car to change lanes on its own, like Tesla Autopilot. But it’s a big step on the road to full autonomy, a huge convenience on long distance road trips and a substantial technological triumph for Cadillac. canadian goose jacket

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cheap Canada Goose Super Cruise has loads of limitations that are probably more concerning buy canada goose jacket to GM’s legal counsel than they were to me during my long drive. Some are no brainers, such as not for use Canada Goose Online in construction zones or for driving on the shoulder. But Canada Goose sale the system can also be stymied by canada goose uk outlet adverse weather, poor visibility and faded lane markings. Super Cruise only works on freeways with on and off ramps and a center divider. ACC and forward collision warning also need to be engaged, and the system’s buy canada goose jacket cheap cameras and radar sensors can’t be obstructed. cheap Canada Goose

canada goose store To keep drivers from looking away from the road for too long and to keep the system active an infrared camera on top of the steering column keeps an electronic eye on the driver’s seat. GM has over 100 patents alone on this Driver Attention System, including an algorithm that triangulates the nose, eyes and ears in case the camera can’t see through sunglasses to make sure you’re not nodding off. canada goose store

canada goose coats In addition to the car’s visible sensors, another major component of the system is something you don’t see: mapping software. But not the kludgy kind that powers in dash navigation systems. and canada goose clearance Canada), while Trimble provides a high precision form of GPS that allows the car to know where it is within 2 meters. canada goose coats

Canada Goose Outlet An LED light bar canada goose coats on sale in the top of the canada goose store steering wheel and a Super Cruise icon in the instrument panel work in tandem to indicate to drivers when the system is ready, not ready, and ready to deactivate under certain circumstances. This well designed but straightforward UI is one of the most ingenious aspects of the system and a case study in how to handle handoff between human and machines in an autonomous future. Canada Goose Outlet

canada goose deals To activate the system, you push the adaptive cruise control button on the steering wheel and center the car in the lane. The icon on the instrument panel lights up when the car finds center and the system is ready. Next you press the similarly labeled Super Cruise button on the steering wheel, and the IP icon turns green along with the LEDs in the steering wheel. This is your indication it’s now safe to remove your hands from the wheel. The system is deactivated by tapping the brakes or touching the Super Cruise icon on the steering wheel again. canada goose deals

It felt strange to have to take over steering even for few miles, and it was http://www.canadagoosecanadaoutlet.com surprising how quickly I became used to not having my hands on the wheel.

Once you’re Super Cruising, the steering wheel LEDs will flash green if the system needs to deactivate for some reason, such as losing sight of lane marking or detecting that the driver is looking away from the road for too long. If these warnings are ignored, the LEDs in the steering wheel flash red, a voice alert tells you to take over, the system turns off and the brakes are applied.

Canada Goose Jackets When canada goose uk shop changing lanes with Super Cruise activated, you feel a slight resistance in the steering wheel that gives Canada Goose Coats On Sale way as you gently push against it. At the same time, the IP display and steering wheel LEDs turn blue once the car is off center. As soon as you’re centered in the new lane, the IP icon turns green and you push the steering wheel button to drive hands free again. Canada Goose Jackets

Canada Goose sale It sounds more complicated than it is, and after cheap Canada Goose less than an hour with the system I had the hang of it. Besides the quick learning curve, what’s most impressive is there’s no ambiguity and it’s always clear who is in control of steering: you or the car. Canada Goose sale

buy canada goose jacket During my 11 hours in the CT6, the system performed impeccably and Canada Goose Jackets I felt compelled to hover my hands over the wheel canada goose factory sale only two times. The first time the CT6 was hemmed in between a concrete barrier and then a line of construction barrels on the left and a big rig on the right, and the second the car expertly maneuvered through a sharp curve while surrounded by other vehicles. buy canada goose jacket

Canada Goose Parka There was only one instance in which the system deactivated on its own. A driver cut me off and Super Cruise immediately switched off. The forward collision system also flashed a warning in the heads up display and gently applied the brakes about a split second before I did. Canada Goose Parka

canada goose And only twice in 11 hours of driving did Super Cruise not function the way it was supposed to. One was where there was road construction at an exit. The system got confused and wanted to follow the lines on the road that led to the exit. As the car started to drift, I quickly grabbed the wheel and turned, deactivating the system. The other was over a Canada Goose Outlet few miles when Super Cruise was unable to find center and activate. canada goose

Canada Goose online In the latter instance, uk canada goose outlet it felt strange to have to take over steering even for a few miles, and it was surprising how quickly I became used to not having my hands on the wheel. Hours into the drive, for example, I instinctually let go of the steering wheel when Super Cruise wasn’t activated but quickly grabbed it again. Canada Goose online

canada goose black friday sale It’s a feeling we’ll become accustomed to as driving Canada Goose online becomes more automated. We’re already comfortable with not using the accelerator on long trips thanks to ACC. But letting go of the steering wheel takes an entirely different leap of faith, and at first you don’t know what to do with your hands. I did a lot of stretching, fiddling with the car’s controls and waving to other drivers with both hands just to get canada goose coats their reaction to break canada goose black friday sale the boredom of the long drive. canada goose black friday sale

canada goose clearance If you’re imagining that you’d rather steer on a long, boring drive than sit idle behind the wheel, I thought that too and after driving a few times I quickly went back to letting Super Cruise take control. And a surprising byproduct of Super Cruise was not feeling canada goose uk black friday fatigued after 11 hours in the car the way I normally would. canada goose clearance

Super Cruise is no more a self driving technology than adaptive cruise control. Like ACC, Super Cruise is a great convenience; unlike it, Super Cruise is a much more impressive feat of engineering and canada goose an important step in letting go of control as a driver.

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Concurs Naţional “ Patrimoniul cultural istoric şi natural-zestrea comunităţilor locale “

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Societatea de Ştiinţe Istorice din România organizează în această perioadă concursul naţional “ Patrimoniul cultural istoric şi natural-zestrea comunităţilor locale “. La această competiţie participă şi o echipă de la Liceul George Călinescu din Constanţa formată din Alexandra Anja Mogoşanu,  Viviana Andreea Nichifor, Fabian Cotan şi Carmen Nicoleta Gheţu , toţi clasa a 10-a. Ei sunt coordonaţi de profesorul Eugenia Crăciun.

Echipa liceului George Călinescu şi-au propus readucerea la lumină a Casei Alleon şi recunoaşterea contribuţiilor culturale și sociale aduse de către comunitatea evreiască din orașul Constanta , aceștia jucând un rol activ în dezvoltarea culturală și economică a orașului, respectând sugestiile și profitând de oportunitățile comunității urbane și politică oficială. De la sfârșitul secolului al XIX-lea până în jurul anului 1930, numărul comunității evreiești membrii au crescut – atât ca număr cât și ca putere economică. Deși activitatea comercială și bancară sunt în esență, imobilul nu trebuie trecut cu vederea, deoarece au lăsat numeroase urme în public și spațiul privat al orașului. Evreii au contribuit la constituirea fondului istoric al Constanței, astăzi, o serie de clădiri reprezentative au devenit monumente ale arhitectură. Este un fapt nefericit că actuala comunitate evreiască din Constanța are doar 59 de membri, care îi includea pe cei din Mangalia – mulți dintre ei fuseseră asimilați și doar câțiva pur evrei etnice.

În aceste condiții, problema protejării patrimoniului arhitectural , în special al Casei Alleon , construcție reprezentativă cartierului evreiesc , este o sarcină dincolo de influența actuală a comunității. Salvarea acestui patrimoniu arhitectural evreiesc, regăsit pe pământ dobrogean necesită programe interinstituționale extinse care pot identifica mijloacele tehnice și financiare.

 

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Începând cu 17 mai, puteţi solicita debranşarea de la RADET

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În conformitate cu prevederile legale, deconectarea/debranșarea unui consumator de la sistemul de alimentare centralizată cu energie termică se face numai în afara sezonului de furnizare a încălzirii. Din acest motiv, RADET Constanța a stabilit, pentru acest an, că cei interesaţi pot solicita deconectarea/debranșarea de la sistemul centralizat în perioada 17 mai – 10 septembrie 2021. În afara acestei perioade, nu se primesc solicitări.

Formularul tipizat va putoate fi descărcat de pe site-ul http://www.radet-constanta.ro, începând cu data de 17 mai 2021.

Solicitările de eliberare a avizului de deconectare/debranșare vor fi analizate și vor primi răspuns până la data la care se va începe furnizarea căldurii pentru sezonul rece 2021 – 2022.

 

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Proiectul ,,Constanța – Capitala Tineretului din România 2021-2022” își propune să transmită întregii comunități că tinerii de astăzi își doresc să se implice în viața orașului, sunt pasionați de tehnologie și frumos. Astfel, un prim proiect inaugurat este strâns legat de design și inovație.

„Conceptul propus de noi are la bază metode prin care tinerii pot să își lase amprenta asupra comunității şi orașului. Noi, echipa din acest program, ne-am propus să construim și să creăm context în care cei tineri să se poată exprima și, prin munca lor, să facă din Constanța un oraș mai frumos. Arta stradală este o metodă de exprimare foarte populară, îmbrățișată de tinerii din întreaga lume.”, susţine Ionuț Barbu, manager general al programului ,,Constanța – Capitala Tineretului din România 2021-2022”.

Digul din Portul Turistic Tomis prinde, astfel culoare printr-o pictură murală de 50 metri lungime, semnată de artiști consacrați, precum Wanda Hutira, Maria Zurbagiu sau Cristian Moldovan.Tematica stabilită pentru lucrările de artă este ,,Human technology” și își dorește să sublinieze rolul vital pe care tehnologia îl joacă în viețile noastre.

În cadrul acestei galerii, este rezervat un spațiu și pentru tinerii artiști. Astfel, este lansat concursul  ,,#ComeToUpgradeYourCity – concurs de artă stradală”, ce se desfășoară în perioada 1 mai – 30 iunie 2021 și este dedicat pictorilor talentați cu vârsta de până în 25 ani.

Calendarulconcursului:

  • 1 mai – 1 iunie – înscrierea participanților;
  • 1 iunie – 14 iunie – evaluarea lucrărilor și jurizarea acestora;
  • 15 iunie – anunțarea câștigătorului;
  • 16-30 iunie – realizarea lucrării de către artist pe spațiul dedicat acestui concurs.

Căștigătorul va primi un premiu de 500 euro. Mai multe informații despre concurs sunt disponibile aici.

 

 

Sursa: Constanța – Capitala Tineretului din România 2021-2022

 

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