Technological Revolution

DIY gun turret takes down mini-drones

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 07/03/2019 - 20:16

MONTPELIER, Vermont (PNN) - June 20, 2019 - A technology-enthusiast has invented a Nerf gun turret that can automatically track and shoot down small drones. The ingenious contraption uses the Lidar capabilities of a Kinect v2 sensor, and a milled steel two-axis gimbal, all controlled by software based on the OpenCV AI library, which is geared towards realtime computer vision.

Google Chrome is tracking and storing your every move

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 06/26/2019 - 23:12

This is how to stop it.

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Kalifornia (PNN) - June 24, 2019 - It is no secret that the tech behemoth, Google, is in the data mining business. From cookies to targeted ads, the amount of specific information it has on individuals is mind blowing.

While these “features” are marketed to users to improve their user experience, the Orwellian tracking systems employed by Google to do so are shocking, especially the location tracking and history.

Scientists now believe black holes could be portals to other galaxies

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 22:30

DARTMOUTH, Massachusetts (PNN) - June 7, 2019 - In Christopher Nolan’s epic 2014 science fiction film Interstellar, a rogue splinter group of scientists constituting the collapsed remnants of NASA hatch a plan to save Earth from environmental collapse by searching for potentially habitable planets in a distant galaxy. They get there by traveling through a wormhole and using the gravitational slingshot velocity of a massive black hole.

Firefox now blocks third-party trackers by default

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 06/12/2019 - 22:26

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Kalifornia (PNN) - June 4, 2019 - Firefox will now block third-party trackers by default. This is thanks to a new feature called Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) that was previously only available in private windows. Going forward, it will be the default setting for everyone using Firefox.

Facial recognition and mass surveillance is coming to FPSA schools

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 06/05/2019 - 23:42

LOCKPORT, New York (PNN) - June 2, 2019 - We are staring our Orwellian future right in the face. Beginning in New York, facial recognition is coming to schools in the Fascist Police States of Amerika, and it will be switched on for testing next week.

China surveillance technology spreads to Australia

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 05/22/2019 - 19:52

DARWIN, Australia (PNN) - May 1, 2019 - The city of Darwin in Australia is preparing to integrate with Chinese surveillance technology that powers its social credit system. “Virtual fences” will alert authorities to “unauthorized activity”.

The technology is based on systems being used in Shenzhen, China, where the social credit score is tracking Chinese citizens.

The system will be powered by artificial intelligence tracking movements of individuals.

Kenyan doctors find anti-fertility agent in UN tetanus vaccine

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 05/15/2019 - 20:26

NAIROBI, Kenya (PNN) - May 16, 2019 - According to LifeSiteNews, a Catholic publication, the Kenya Catholic Doctors Association is charging UNICEF and the World Health Organization with sterilizing millions of girls and women under cover of an anti-tetanus vaccination program sponsored by the Kenyan government.

Commentary: Is 5G worth the risks?

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 16:46

By Dr. Lishana Artra

May 4, 2019 - In recent months there’s been a lot of talk about 5G - the next generation of wireless technology. 5G is being touted as a necessary step to the Internet of Things - a world in which our refrigerators alert us when we’re low on milk, our baby’s diapers tell us when they need to be changed, and Netflix is available everywhere, all the time.

NASA prepares for “The God of Chaos” asteroid to arrive

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 16:41

HOUSTON, Texas - May 2, 2019 - NASA is already beginning preparations for the arrival of the asteroid called “The God of Chaos.” The asteroid is said to be approaching Earth and will come close to our planet in 2029.

Three things to consider before going off the grid

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 16:35

April 27, 2019 - Have you ever wanted to go off the grid? Are you wondering if it’s the right thing to do for you and your family? Many ponder this idea and the implications, so if you’re one of those, here are three things you should take into consideration before making your decision.

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