Monthly Archives: August 2020

Meet the Watfly Atlas, a Personal Electric VTOL Coming in 2021 – Robb Report

https://robbreport.com/motors/aviation/personal-aircraft-new-form-of-mobility-2915678/ Interesting vertical take off and landing vehicle student project at the University of Waterloo. You can advance purchase for about $150,000. Apparently no license needed in at least the US but I would think everyone better of if the … Continue reading

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Will COVID-19 be the end of globalization? – Has globalization been killing the middle class?

I agree that globalization has been killing the middle class and consolidating wealth rather than distributing it as has been claimed by supporters of it. Like most things there needs to be a balance and more protections need to be … Continue reading

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Tesla employee bribed with US$1 million helps FBI arrest Russian hackers – New and Used Car Reviews, Comparisons and News | Driving

https://driving.ca/tesla/auto-news/news/tesla-employee-bribed-with-us1-million-helps-fbi-arrest-russian-hackers

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Elon Musk trots out pigs in demo of Neuralink brain implants – The Verge

https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/28/21406143/elon-musk-neuralink-ai-pigs-demo-brain-computer-interface — I see the potential to do so much good but what about the harm in the wrong hands or unexpected consequences? Is China and others nation states well resourced already trying to do this in humans secretly? — … Continue reading

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Apple removes Fortnite developer Epic from App Store – BBC News

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-53955183

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Origins of the words Right and Left

If you ever wondered The word “right” comes from the Old English riht, whose original meaning was “straight” — in other words, not bent or crooked. This word could also mean direct or erect, two concepts that are closely related … Continue reading

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Facebook: Apple’s iOS 14 will damage Audience Network ad business – Business Insider

https://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-apple-ios-14-damage-audience-network-ad-business-2020-8

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Canada has effectively moved to block China’s Huawei from 5G, but can’t say so | Article [AMP] | Reuters

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-huawei-analysis-idUSKBN25L26S

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Inside the Chinese military attack on Nortel | Globalnews.ca

https://globalnews.ca/news/7275588/inside-the-chinese-military-attack-on-nortel/

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Key details concealed about Winnipeg Police officer who killed pedestrian

Key details concealed about Police officer who killed pedestrian The following information and the details being withheld by WPS and Manitoba Crown Prosecutions needs to be made public. If the Ombudsman is not interpreting the FIPPA Act as it was … Continue reading

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