Technology

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  1. archive.is — take a snapshot of any web page and it will exist forever even if the original page is gone.
  2. autodraw.com — create freehand doodles and watch them magically transform into beautiful drawings.
  3. fast.com — check the current speed of your Internet connection.
  4. slides.com — create pixel-perfect slide decks and broadcast your presentations to an audience of any size.
Quid POTUS Quo? ub Thu, 09/26/2019 - 08:05

Quid pro quo is a Latin phrase used in English to mean an exchange of goods or services, in which one transfer is contingent upon the other; "a favor for another favor.

POTUS interactions with Ukraine president Zelensky increased in recent weeks following the news that a whistleblower complained about a Trump explosive phone call.

Democrats and Republican Senators have read the whistleblower report and they are hinting that it’s a terrible blow for Donald Trump.

5G Willikers ub Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:14

5 G could be scaring the hell out of you and me. The global race for 5G supremacy is not yet won and while It may be important which nations build their networks first, it is certainly not the only factor to consider.

Terminals that already incorporate this technology have been announced, but demonstrations are planned that transcend the classic applications of smartphones, including connected cars, with aids to semi-autonomous driving, and in operation at a distance and in real time.

These applications are due to the special characteristics of this 5G technology.

Amazon Technology Jungle
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ub Tue, 09/04/2018 - 17:38

Jeff Bezos may be saying, "Alexa, call dad and then he'll shout... Que Cosa Mas Grande, Chico" Amazon, his company has quickly caught up to Apple, which took its time to reach the Trillion dollar value.

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington, that was founded on July 5, 1994. Amazon is reportedly worth $1 TRILLION and Jeff Bezos' worth $155 BILLION.

BBC News - Amazon's market value tops $1tn https://www.bbc.com/news/business-45414331

Register and Vote ub Sun, 03/04/2018 - 08:42

This week was dominated by some talk of gun control measures, but no action and distraction about turmoil in Trump's White House.

Amid a renewed national conversation about gun control, #CItyImages offers a variety of opinions on the various facets of the national gun control debate that has swelled in the long wake of the Feb. 14 Parkland, Florida, shooting.

Teen shooting survivors leverage huge social media followings for gun control http://thehill.com/policy/technology/376530-teen-shooting-survivors-lev…

Seize The Moment

To create our own opportunity, we must know that good thing come to those who #seizethemoment. These are folks who're in the right place at the right time. They’re the ones who appear to land the dream job, live the dream life, fulfilling their karma, or their life’s purpose, with a profound sense of groundedness, self-realization, and joy.

KNOW YOURSELF

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DIGITAL KNOWLEDGE

A new publication discusses the role of technology in sharing and preserving Indigenous Knowledge for future generations. In “Sharing and Preserving Indigenous Knowledge of the Arctic Using Information and Communications Technology,” researchers Heidi McCann and Peter Pulsifer from the Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic at the National Snow and Ice Data Center, and Carolina Behe from the Inuit Circumpolar Council-Alaska analyze how digital technologies afford and impact the preservation of documented Indigenous Knowledge while maintaining cultural significance and intellectual property rights.

Yup'ik youth makes audio recordingIn Kwigillingok, Alaska, Corey Joseph, a Yup’ik youth and Calista Education and Culture intern, makes a Yup’ik language audio recording for the Yup’ik Environmental Knowledge Project.

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Li Fi > Wi Fi Admin Fri, 07/15/2016 - 22:14

Li-Fi is the faster, more secure cousin of Wi-Fi Wireless. The Internet is about to reach lightspeed, literally. it's 100 times faster than Wi-Fi.

You'll be hearing more about Li-Fi wireless technology that transmits high-speed data using visible light communication VLC. With scientists achieving speeds of 224 gigabits per second in the lab using Li-Fi earlier this year, the potential for this technology to change everything about the way we use the Internet is huge.