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Project AirGig has opened the door to the possibility of broadband internet connectivity for nearly everyone currently served by an electric utility. It’s a first-of-its-kind technology that is expected to deliver broadband connectivity to homes and mobile devices wherever there are power lines—whether urban, rural or underserved parts of the world.
Article originally appeared in November 2013
It seems like every day brings a new “revelation/” about Allied nations spying on other Allied nations. But while friends spying on friends might not be a huge surprise, the US is spending tons of money and brainpower trying to protect its sensitive conversations — in part, using portable security “tents”.… Read the rest
Article Originally appeared at Foreign Military Review #3 2019,
The U.S. military and political leadership (MPL) has consistently declared in international forums the punctual implementation of the “Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production and Stockpiling of Bacteriological (Biological) and Toxin Weapons and on Their Destruction” (hereinafter, the Convention or BTWC).… Read the rest
By B.N. Frank
“The Race for 5G” requires the densification of both 4G and 5G technology. Opposition to this is worldwide. Cities AND countries continue taking action against deployment. This includes delaying and halting installation as well as issuing moratoriums (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. … Read the rest
Jerome Powell, the Chair of the Federal Reserve Banks has encouraged commercial banks to use a blockchain based inter-bank lending rate setting platform.
“We have been clear that the [Alternative Reference Rates Committee’s] recommendations and the use of [Secured Overnight Financing Rate] are voluntary and that market participants should seek to transition away from Libor in the manner that is most appropriate given their specific circumstances,”Powell said before adding:
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“Ameribor is a reference rate created by the American Financial Exchange based on a cohesive and well-defined market that meets the International Organization of Securities Commission’s (IOSCO) principles for financial benchmarks.”
The company responsible for creating a network of police snitching apps in the U.S. and Canada is trying to convince the public to use a new app.
Mobile and wireless technologies are a ubiquitous feature of modern life. Most U.S. adults own smartphones, a growing proportion are “smartphone-only” Internet users and over a fourth report being online “almost constantly.” As for children, a 2014 survey of high-income nations reported that almost seven in ten children used a mobile phone, and two-thirds of those had a smartphone, usually by age 10.… Read the rest
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“There is never a decay of organized religion. When one church falls, another is built. During the 20th century, the new church was Science—in particular, Medical Science. It was constructed to extract the maximum amount of compliance from the population. This is what all orthodox churches do.
The military has its eye on artificial intelligence solutions for everything from data analysis to surveillance, maintenance and medical care, but before the Defense Department moves full steam ahead into an AI future, they’re laying out some ethical principles to live by.… Read the rest