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Dream Big Technology what-d'you-call-it

SpaceX Starlink brings Internet to emergency responders in wildfire areas

I am watching this story very carefully as I have a hunch that Starlink is actually a secretly deployed Quantum Internet. So far it meets all the criteria. Enlarge / A Starlink user terminal and wildfire-devastated areas seen in images shared by Washington State’s Emergency Management Division. SpaceX Starlink is providing Internet access to Washington…Continue readingSpaceX Starlink brings Internet to emergency responders in wildfire areas

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Dream Big Technology what-d'you-call-it

Is this a Tesla Coil? Are we about to get wireless delivery of electricity?

The company that is developing this tech is https://vizivtechnologies.com. How it Works This is what I found on their website: With Viziv Technologies’ patented processes and systems, electric power connected to our launch structures is wirelessly delivered to matched receivers all over the globe. The launch structure for a ZSW is not an antenna. Rather,…Continue readingIs this a Tesla Coil? Are we about to get wireless delivery of electricity?

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Internet Security

When coffee makers are demanding a ransom, you know IoT is screwed

On my last posting we talked about how the IoT (internet of things) could make life better. Here is a very small example of how things could go wrong with an appliance that is connected to the internet… With the name Smarter, you might expect a network-connected kitchen appliance maker to be, well, smarter than…Continue readingWhen coffee makers are demanding a ransom, you know IoT is screwed

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Internet Security

The IoT (Internet of Things)

My friend, Russ, is back with another very informative video. This video is a very good run down of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how this technology can produce positive changes in our society and how it is improving our lives. My favorite example is how the city of Barcelona transformed itself into a…Continue readingThe IoT (Internet of Things)

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Social Media

Fed up with YouTube ‘crushing conservative voices,’ Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor

Conservative radio host Dan Bongino has acquired an equity stake in the online video-sharing platform Rumble with hopes of competing with YouTube by establishing a platform where free speech is protected. Source: EXCLUSIVE: Fed up with YouTube ‘crushing conservative voices,’ Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor Conservative radio host Dan Bongino has acquired an…Continue readingFed up with YouTube ‘crushing conservative voices,’ Dan Bongino acquires part-ownership of video-sharing competitor

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Social Media

TikTok, WeChat no longer downloadable starting 9/20.

September 18, 2020 By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department plans to issue an order Friday that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok starting on September 20, three officials told Reuters. Source: https://www.oann.com/exclusive-trump-to-block-u-s-downloads-of-tiktok-wechat-on-sunday-officials/ The decoupling from China continues as the two…Continue readingTikTok, WeChat no longer downloadable starting 9/20.

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Social Media

The Drudge Report takes a Knee

For a long time the Drudge Report was one of my favorite websites. With its alternative reporting on topics such as Politics, Religion and Aliens it was one of the most interesting sites I had come across in a long time. It was even my home button for a while because I visited it so…Continue readingThe Drudge Report takes a Knee

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Miscellaneous

Watch: Emergency Meeting to consider a Declaration of Emergency (Oregon)

Watch as the leaders of this County, just outside of Portland, are all receiving level 2 text alerts to evacuate the area because of “Wild Fires” and they still can’t decide on whether or not they should request the National Guard. In this meeting this group of “leaders” are discussing reports of Antifa running around…Continue readingWatch: Emergency Meeting to consider a Declaration of Emergency (Oregon)

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New York City

Archived 9/11 Ceremonies from Ground Zero

We made a pact as NY’ers who lived through this… we would never forget. But 20 years later it feels as though we are not living up to it. Being this year is the first year that the ceremonies have been broken up by COVID, I have listed ceremonies from previous years, pre-COVID19. I attempted…Continue readingArchived 9/11 Ceremonies from Ground Zero

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New York City

Hurricane Erin heads for NYC on 9/11/2001

As a former NY’er, who lived and worked in the shadow of the World Trade Center, I was not aware of a major hurricane less than 500 miles away and heading straight for NYC. On Long Island, a suburb of NYC, we took hurricanes seriously. If one was heading our way we would have been…Continue readingHurricane Erin heads for NYC on 9/11/2001