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internetFacebook Spies on Everything – Confirmation of Pure Evil

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A UK Parliamentary report on internal Facebook documents and found that Facebook was not satisfied with just your information and activity on the social media site and spied on everything you do on your phone. Facebook Used All of Their …

appleApple CEO Tim Cook calls for strong privacy protection

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CEO Tim Cook blasted Silicon Valley technology companies and their abuse of user privacy. Tim gave the keynote address at a privacy conference in Brussels Wednesday. Facebook and Google make most of their money from advertising. Cook said * Personal …

futureNext gen satellites will count people 40 times a day at desired spots anywhere on earth

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DigitalGlobe will launch the WorldView Legion constellation of satellites from 2020 to 2021. called Scout—can snap a photo of a high-demand spot (say the Port of Shanghai) 40 times a day. Scott declined to specify how many satellites count as …

camerasNear term technology for global big brother

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A few thousand microsatellites with deployable telescopes could provide constant image monitoring of the earth at 0.25 meter to 0.5 resolution. This would scale up persistent drone monitoring to a global scale. There would be issues of data transmission and …

airplanesBetter Cement mixture would make it twice as strong and allow less to be used and reduce carbon emissions by 60 percent

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“Cement is the most-used material on the planet,” Pellenq says, noting that its present usage is estimated to be three times that of steel. “There’s no other solution to sheltering mankind in a durable way — turning liquid into stone …

futureReconciling China’s labor shortages with the jobless automated future

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For a long time, analysts and economists believed 8 per cent economic growth in China was necessary to create enough jobs to maintain social stability in the country. But China has fallen short of that line a few times now …

cameraDigital eye in the sky used to capture 34 murderers and solved 75 murders and many other crimes

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Persistent Surveillance Systems (PSS) flies a small Cessna aircraft 10,000 feet overhead. The surveillance planes are loaded up with specialized 192 megapixel cameras that could watch 25 square miles of territory, and it provided something no ordinary helicopter or police …

futureInvestment Manager View of America’s top 1% – Even High Professional Income and Saving does not cut it

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An Investment manager has written his view of the top 1% in 2011 and in 2014 The average (median) American family has pre-tax income in the low to mid-$50k range and net worth around $120k. High end professionals at 99 …

computersGoogle Eric Schmidt talks to Glenn Beck about Ray Kurzweil and Artificial General Intelligence

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Glenn Beck has read Ray Kurzweil’s books and Eric Schmidt’s new book. Glenn expects Eric to defend or discuss the broader goals of human level or greater than human level Artificial General Intelligence. Eric in the interview speaks cautiously that …

internetSpacex reusable rockets and Bigelow Aerospace inflatable stations

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Bigelow Aerospace inflatable space stations needs low cost launches that are human rated. Spacex could have a reusable first stage as early as 2014, but Bigelow needs human rated launch capability. The larger modules need Spacex Heavy launch capabilities which …