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Microsoft 60606 Patent Uses your work, energy, body fluid, brainwaves to mine Cryptocurrencies.

Microsoft 60606 Patent Uses your work, energy, body fluid, brainwaves to mine Cryptocurrencies.

Microsoft 60606 patent application that details the use of subconscious thoughts as a proof-of-work concept with the intention of mining cryptocurrency.

House Overwhelmingly Passes 5G Bill That Bars Consideration of Industry Nationalization

House Overwhelmingly Passes 5G Bill That Bars Consideration of Industry Nationalization

The House on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed three bills aimed at upgrading the U.S. telecommunications grid to 5G—including one resolution barring the consideration of nationalizing the industry.  “This legislation looks to be a handout to big telecom, securing a rollout for a technology the industry has long been pushing, and which we do not yet fully […]

Powdered Alcohol Is Officially A Thing In The US

Powdered Alcohol Is Officially A Thing In The US

A new brand of powdered alcohol – designed to be mixed into a drink or sprinkled over food – has been signed off by the US government and will be available in autumn of this year. American drinkers could find themselves sprinkling their favourite beverage rather than pouring it, as powdered alcohol brand ‘Palcohol’ is […]

How To Hide Your House From Google Maps

How To Hide Your House From Google Maps

As it turns out, there is a way to prevent strangers from seeing your home online through Google Maps. Many Americans don’t realize it, but Google actually has vehicles driving around the United States taking what are called “street view” pictures. If your home can be seen from a public street, there’s a good chance […]

Why Linux Mint Could Be A Worthwhile Windows XP Replacement

Why Linux Mint Could Be A Worthwhile Windows XP Replacement

On April 8, 2014, Windows XP’s come to the end of its support life-cycle. After that, it appears 37 percent of you are planning on continuing with XP without support. You may also have considered switching to a Mac and gotten hives from just the thought, or contemplated a Chromebook but couldn’t get past the […]

False Science - How Bought And Paid For Propaganda Masquerades As Scientific Progress

False Science – How Bought And Paid For Propaganda Masquerades As Scientific Progress

The pursuit of truth in modern scientific query is marred by greed, profit and only a concept of truth built on the assumption of an unexamined good. While pharmaceutical drug approvals, genetically modified foods and various other controversial technologies may appear to be based on “science”, corporate interests and profits often interfere with the true […]

Vein Scan Payment System Launched

Vein Scan Payment System Launched

Identity theft, fraudulent payments, and accidental misuse of funds are all realities in our fast paced economy. In recent years however, technology has played a huge role in securing financial assets. PINs and security codes have been the status quo for basic financial security, but two friends in New Jersey are taking that concept a […]

Google’s “Smart Home” Surveillance Plans

Google’s “Smart Home” Surveillance Plans

SAN FRANCISCO — Google intends to make even more of a splash in Americans’ homes. On Monday, it reached a deal to buy Nest, the maker of highly-styled digital smoke alarms and thermostats, for $3.2 billion in cash. Nest, based in Palo Alto, Calif., has generated lots of buzz and sterling reviews for its aesthetic […]

Robots to Get Internet Cloud Brain: "Wikipedia For Robots"

Robots to Get Internet Cloud Brain: “Wikipedia For Robots”

Some of us humans have become concerned about neuroscience research conducted under Obama’s BRAIN project, as well as similar research sponsored by the European Union in even greater amounts of money – it exceeds $1 billion combined. The goal is nothing short of decoding the human brain and discovering new ways to develop both narrative […]

Must Watch: Weather Modification Cloud Machines

Must Watch: Weather Modification Cloud Machines

That is a so called rocket test facility, disguised as a weather modification machine located in Mississippi. NASA is playing god and making it’s own Weather…part of a BBC special. Here is your mystery rumbling…     JFK 1961 talks about Controlling the Weather….50 plus years on..how far has tech moved on?

In Dry Times, California Turns To Cloud Seeding

In Dry Times, California Turns To Cloud Seeding

The persistent drought that has gripped California for the past year has meant that few storms are crossing through the state. So when they do, state water managers want to extract every bit of water they can — and then some, which is why they’re increasingly turning to seeding the clouds for rain. Cloud seeding […]

I Forgot My Phone

I Forgot My Phone

A great 2 minute video about the sad reality of why we are not living in the moment.      

Cannabis Electric Car to be Made In Canada

Cannabis Electric Car to be Made In Canada

An electric car made of hemp is being developed by a group of Canadian companies in collaboration with an Alberta Crown corporation. The Kestrel will be prototyped and tested later in August by Calgary-based Motive Industries Inc., a vehicle development firm focused on advanced materials and technologies, the company announced. The compact car, which will hold a driver and up to three passengers, will […]

Google and Microsoft Investing in a Future of Augmented Reality

Google and Microsoft Investing in a Future of Augmented Reality

Augmented reality apps for the iPhone have been around for years, and continue to grow in popularity. The next phase of evolution is to merge smartphone capabilities into a wearable interface. Google has announced Project Glass, which is advancing toward a major release of augmented reality glasses in 2014, as seen in the video below: […]

The Facebook camera that can recognise you every time you walk into a shop

The Facebook camera that can recognise you every time you walk into a shop

Shoppers could soon be automatically recognised when they walk into a shop using a controversial new camera. Called Facedeals, the camera uses photos uploaded to Facebook to recognise people as they walk in. Shoppers who agree to use the system, which has not been developed with Facebook, will be offered special deals. A promotional video […]

Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram

Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram

A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard’s Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data — around 700 terabytes — in a single gram of DNA, smashing the previous DNA data density record by a thousand times. The work, carried out by George Church and Sri Kosuri, basically treats DNA as just another digital storage […]

Is Social Media Destroying Real-World Relationships? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Is Social Media Destroying Real-World Relationships? [INFOGRAPHIC]

There’s no doubt social media enables us to organize our real-world relationships, and even meet new people outside the digital realm — both of which can be great, life-enhancing things. But could social networking have an adverse effect on our quality of life? Consider this: 24% of respondents to one survey said they’ve missed out […]