2016年11月21日 星期一

screenshot, cluster, anti-cluster bomb, thumbnails



This image, a screenshot from the Cornell Live View cam taken Sunday night, was provided by Eric Li via Karen Lim of the Cornell Social Media Ambassadors group:
“Magical Hogwarts … I mean Cornell. First big snow of the year.”


Anti-cluster bomb campaign begins in Geneva

Human rights groups gathered in Geneva to kick off a "week of action" to encourage countries to sign and ratify the treaty to ban cluster bombs.


Google Chrome Update Adds Speed, Privacy Improvements
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Google's Chrome browser is now faster and has gained the ability for users to hide thumbnails on its New Tab page. The update, internally called Chrome 2, ...



Now, when you click on the "all XXXX news articles" link below each story cluster in Google News, you are taken to a page with a range of content. This includes not only major publication headlines, but blog headlines, picture thumbnails, a timeline of articles on the topic, and even quotes about the topic. The problem, as you can see in my screenshots below, is that Google cannot seem to cluster stories together correctly.




UK moves to ban cluster bombs - 3 hours ago
(CNN) -- UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Wednesday that his nation plans to take all the cluster bombs "out of service" to help broker an international ... 都柏林
据英国“卫报”周三报道,英国政府计划全面停止使用集束炸弹。该报称,伦敦将不顾来自军方的反对,将集束炸弹从该国武库中清除出去。该报指出,“这是出人意料的极端步骤”。来自大约100个国家政府的代表目前正在都柏林磋商制定全球范围禁止集束弹公约。

Screenshot - Wikipedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screenshot

screenshot is an image taken by a person to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or other visual output device in use. Usually, this is a ...



thumbnail
n.
  1. The nail of the thumb.
  2. Computer Science. A reduced image of a graphic or document page, used in order to view multiple images on a screen simultaneously or to download such images more rapidly.

gThumb image viewer shows an overview of multiple images using thumbnails

adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or of the size of a thumbnail.
  2. Brief; cursory: a thumbnail biography.


cluster

n.
  1. A group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely together; a bunch: “She held out her hand, a small tight cluster of fingers” (Anne Tyler).
  2. Linguistics. Two or more successive consonants in a word, as cl and st in the word cluster.
  3. A group of academic courses in a related area.

v., -tered, -ter·ing, -ters. v.intr.
To gather or grow into bunches.
v.tr.
To cause to grow or form into bunches.
[Middle English, from Old English clyster.]

cluster bomb noun [C]
an explosive device which throws out smaller bombs when it explodes

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