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  2. 2024 United States House of Representatives elections - Wikipedia

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    The 2024 United States House of Representatives electionswill be held on November 5, 2024, as part of the 2024 United States elections, to elect representatives from all 435 congressional districtsacross each of the 50 U.S. states, as well as six non-voting delegatesfrom the District of Columbiaand the inhabited U.S. territories.

  3. Australia - Wikipedia

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    Australia is unique in that it has professional leagues for four football codes, whose relative popularity is divided geographically. Originating in Melbourne in the 1850s, Australian rules football is the most popular code in all states except New South Wales and Queensland, where rugby league holds sway, followed by rugby union.

  4. 2024 in film - Wikipedia

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    2024 in film is an overview of events, including award ceremonies, festivals, a list of country- and genre-specific lists of films released, and notable deaths.Columbia Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer will celebrate their respective 100th anniversaries, Miramax will celebrate its 45th anniversary and 20th Century Animation, DreamWorks Pictures, DreamWorks Animation and Searchlight Pictures ...

  5. Smart thermostat - Wikipedia

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    Smart thermostats are Wi-Fi thermostats that can be used with home automation and are responsible for controlling a home's heating, ventilation, and air conditioning. They perform similar functions as a Programmable thermostat as they allow the user to control the temperature of their home throughout the day using a schedule, but also contain ...

  6. QR code - Wikipedia

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    The QR code system was invented in 1994, at the Denso Wave automotive products company, in Japan. The initial alternating-square design presented by the team of researchers, headed by Masahiro Hara, was influenced by the black counters and the white counters played on a Go board; the pattern of position detection was found and determined by applying the least-used ratio (1:1:3:1:1) in black ...

  7. ASCII - Wikipedia

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    ASCII codes represent text in computers, telecommunications equipment, and other devices. Because of technical limitations of computer systems at the time it was invented, ASCII has just 128 code points, of which only 95 are printable characters, which severely limited its scope. Modern computer systems have evolved to use Unicode, which has ...

  8. True Detective (season 4) - Wikipedia

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    True Detective: Night Country is the fourth season of True Detective, an American anthology crime drama television series created by Nic Pizzolatto, which premiered on January 14, 2024, on HBO. The season is set in the fictional town of Ennis, Alaska, and follows the investigation behind the disappearance of eight men from a research station.

  9. Bang–bang control - Wikipedia

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    In control theory, a bang–bang controller ( hysteresis, 2 step or on–off controller), is a feedback controller that switches abruptly between two states. These controllers may be realized in terms of any element that provides hysteresis. They are often used to control a plant that accepts a binary input, for example a furnace that is either ...