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Happy April Fool’s Day!

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When?

At some point in time, from corruption to environmental degradation, the PRC will need to face the fact that the facts can only be covered-up, denied, erased and/or hidden for so long. Perhaps if and when that occurs the Great … Continue reading

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The Great Firewall.

China’s ‘Great Firewall’ long used to block access to that the PRC deems inappropriate is now reportedly being turned into a DoS / DDos-weapon in an attempt to take down websites (outside the nation) with content that the Chinese government deems … Continue reading

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Byte the Hand…

Irish farmers are testing out using drones as sheepdogs… which gives a whole new meaning to ‘byte-ing the hand that feeds!’

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Graphene

According to Manchester University, the LED lightbulb looks to have morphed with the arrival of the first consumer product using Graphene (a super-strong carbon) that reportedly has a longer lifespan and cuts electricity use by 10%.

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6 Plus…

Although TV watching is declining, kids age 5 to 16 are spending an average of 6 and a half hours per day in front of a screen (i.e., Gaming, Smartphone, Tablet, etc.)  which should come as no surprise is a … Continue reading

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No Slack…

Does Slack now find itself in the midst of a conflict-of-interest in and as far as the firm’s reported hacking amid raising an additional $160 million in VC?

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Down In It…

Playing catch-up regarding Streaming Music, Apple has reported appointed Trent Reznor as the lead designer for their rumored / soon-to-be-launched service…

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Lead Foot City Limits.

Ford is reportedly planning to introduce technology that reads posted speed limit signs in turn reducing the vehicle’s speed…

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Males-Only?

With the on-going, high-profile (Silicon Valley) sexism-lawsuits a fair question to ask is: what’s the role of education regarding addressing the overall lack of women drawn to the Tech Industry?

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