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August 23rd, 2021 - 7:15 pm § in Misc.

Will 5G end scam calling?

This article (here) is from the BBC, about U.K.’s telephone system, but the technology is the same. It explains why scam and robo calls are so hard to block — basically, an antiquated telephone ID protocol dating from 1975 that didn’t anticipate the problem and wasn’t designe[...]

April 10th, 2021 - 12:17 am § in Health, Politics

YouTube bans “misleading” video opposing masks for children

“YouTube has pulled a video featuring Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) over allegations it contains misinformation about the coronavirus and mask-wearing,” the Washington Post reported on Friday, April 9, 2021. Read story here. DeSantis has been at the forefront of GOP governors pushing for[...]

September 18th, 2020 - 11:30 am § in Misc.

Who cares if a self-driving car’s driver is asleep at the wheel?

Apparently the Canadian Mounties do. “Police in Canada have charged a man with speeding and dangerous driving after he was found asleep at the wheel of his self-driving car as it travelled at 150km/h down a highway in the province of Alberta,” the Guardian, a U.K.-based newspaper, report[...]

June 20th, 2018 - 12:30 am § in Misc.

Tesla Does It Again!

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December 3rd, 2017 - 10:42 am § in Misc.

When the Navy Reminesces!

Travis Couture FACEBOOK Maybe only my Navy friends know what this is, it’s a piece of equipment I used to run (mostly fix) in the Navy. Any guesses? Discussion:  Steve Sarich Capuccino machine?  Travis Couture I wish lol  Steve Sarich Looks like it would be tough to clean after each pot a[...]

November 11th, 2017 - 8:14 am § in Environment, Misc.

RHINO HORN BIOTECH

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September 19th, 2017 - 8:12 am § in Misc.

Repurpose Your Old Phone

What happens to old smart phones? Can you trade them in? Sell them? Rick Broida at c|net has some better ideas: 1. Keep it as a backup phone It’s a hard truth: Phones get lost, stolen and broken every day. They can either be easy fixes that just require cell phone parts to be repaired [&hellip[...]

June 15th, 2017 - 9:17 am § in Misc.

Tesla’s Better Competitor

Fisker’s Tesla competitor has 400 mile range and charges in just 9 minutes Henrik Fisker is a bit of a legend in the automotive design world, so when he announced that he was working on an all-new electric vehicle that would both… BGR.COM[...]

April 13th, 2017 - 1:54 am § in Jews

Israel Tech Reinvents Passover

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March 9th, 2017 - 7:43 am § in Misc.

The AVE Challenge: Charmed

A software company just trademarked the term “charm.”  Which company was this? 1. Apple 2. General Magic 3. Electronic Arts 4. Microsoft 5. Oracle    [...]