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The Digital Revolution Is Bigger Than Trump's Wall

0SHARESShare We are undergoing the Digital Revolution. It is probably the single greatest transformative event since the Industrial Revolution. It is overturning everything, wiping out thousands of jobs a day. It is going to change the world in very basic ways, many of which we cannot even begin to imagine. This is happening now. Yet during the Presidential debates of ...

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Trump’s Wall Is Worthless If He Doesn’t Back It Up With Tech

0SHARESShare By Issie Lapowsky and Lily Hay Newman for WIRED . JOHN MOORE/GETTY IMAGES A U.S. Border Patrol infrared camera scans the U.S.-Mexico border. If Congress were to fail to pass a spending bill before the end of the day Friday, the government could shut down. That’s why President Trump just blinked. He shelved a plan to demand that funding ...

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Astronaut Demonstrates How He Makes A PB&J Sandwich In Space

0SHARESShare It’s always nice to have a taste of home ― even when you’re 220 miles above Earth. So it’s natural that NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough might get a hankering for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich while orbiting around the planet on the International Space Station. But as he demonstrates in the video above, making a sandwich in microgravity ...

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Amazon Sells A Robot That Judges How You Look, As if You Needed That

Do you need more judgment in your life? Don’t feel like your family, colleagues and roommates are giving you enough flak day-to-day? Now you can pay for a robot to do that. On Wednesday, Amazon unveiled Echo Look , a camera meant to “help you look your best.” According to Amazon, the device can take full-length photos of you and, ...

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Drunk Man Arrested For Tackling Parking Lot Security Robot

0SHARESShare The battle for the future of humanity escalated last week, thanks to a drunk man who tackled a security robot in a Silicon Valley parking lot. Next stop: “The Matrix,” if we’re lucky. Otherwise? Probably “The Terminator.” Jason Sylvain, 41, attacked the crime-fighting K5 droid in the parking lot of robot manufacturer Knightscope  the evening of April 19, Mountain View Police ...

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FCC Chairman To Propose Reversing 'Net Neutrality' Rules

0SHARESShare By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday proposed overturning the landmark 2015 Obama-era net neutrality rules that prohibit broadband providers from giving or selling access to certain internet services over others. A plan to reverse the rules approved by the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama is expected to set ...

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U.S. Moves Forward With Anti-Missile Defense System, Sparking Protests In China

0SHARESShare SEOUL (Reuters) – The U.S. military started moving parts of an anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday, triggering protests from villagers and criticism from China, amid tension over North Korea’s weapons development. The earlier-than-expected steps to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system was also denounced by the frontrunner in South ...

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Russia Says U.S. Missile Strike On Syria Was A Threat To Its Forces

0SHARESShare Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu complained on Wednesday that a U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base earlier this month had posed a threat to Russian troops and was forcing Moscow to take extra measures to protect them. Speaking at a security conference in Moscow, Shoigu restated Russia’s view that the strike ― which Washington conducted in response ...

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Colombia Militias, Venezuela’s Dire Economy Fuel Growing Border Crisis

On the Colombia-Venezuela border, Joe Parkin Daniels reports on the increasing numbers of people fleeing both ways over the frequently closed border to escape humanitarian problems in each of the countries. BOGOTA, COLOMBIA – A migrant crisis is simmering on the Colombia-Venezuela border, as Colombians flee continuing violence and Venezuelans seek refuge from unrest and economic collapse in their country. ...

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Women Basically Ensure The Survival Of Their Communities In Rural Kenya

KILIFI COUNTY, Kenya ― Each morning before the heat rises, Kanze Kahindi sets out from her one-room hut near the village of Changojeni for a six-mile walk to the nearest small river. She returns eight hours later, balancing a yellow 5-gallon jerrycan of water on her head. Her chest and legs ache when she finally deposits the 42-pound container in ...

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