Day: May 20, 2020

NASA Human Spaceflight Chief Doug Loverro Resigns Ahead of Launch

NASA’s human spaceflight chief Doug Loverro has resigned, according to an internal memo seen by agency employees on Tuesday, just a week before the agency is scheduled to launch two astronauts into space from US soil for the first time since 2011.

The resignation capped Loverro’s brief role at the agency overseeing future astronaut launches and landing humans on the moon by 2024.

“Associate Administrator for Human Exploration and Operations Doug Loverro has resigned from his position effective Monday, May 18,” said the memo sent to employees on Tuesday and seen by Reuters.

It added that Ken Bowersox, NASA’s deputy associate administrator and a former astronaut, would take Loverro’s place until a permanent replacement is found.

A NASA spokeswoman declined to comment.

In an email to colleagues seen by Reuters, Loverro said his departure was “because of my personal actions,” citing without more explanation “risks” he took to meet the

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How to enable the Android Screen Attention feature on a Google Pixel phone

Tired of having to tap your Pixel screen to keep the display from turning off? Enable this handy feature and it’ll remain on as long as you’re staring at the screen.

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Back with Android Q, Google added a pretty nifty feature called Screen Attention, which is a display management feature that uses the device’s front-facing camera to keep the display on, so long as the user is looking at the screen.

This feature was met with excitement from the Android community. However, for reasons unknown to anyone, Google decided to limit that feature to the Google Pixel line of phones. So if you happen to be the owner of Google’s take on the Android smartphone, you can enable the feature. 

Why would you want to do this? There might be times when you’re viewing something on your device that takes longer for you to consume then your configured

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