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Source: https://www.internetsociety.org/blog/2021/07/we-cant-achieve-the-sustainable-development-goals-without-the-internet/ "We Can’t Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals without the Internet By Jane Coffin Senior Vice President, Internet Growth This week I had the opportunity to participate in a session of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development—the United Nation’s central point of discussion of the 2030...

Source: https://www.technology.org/2021/10/16/storing-data-as-mixtures-of-fluorescent-dyes/ "Storing data as mixtures of fluorescent dyes Posted 4 days ago - October 2021 As the world’s data storage needs grow, new strategies for preserving information over long periods with reduced energy consumption are needed.   Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have developed a data storage...

Source: https://www.technology.org/2021/10/15/bye-privacy-phones-are-collecting-your-data-more-than-believed-before/ "Bye, privacy – phones are collecting your data more than believed before Posted 6 days ago - October 2021 Privacy matters, regardless if you think you have nothing to hide. Corporations shouldn’t be able to track your every move in order to gain a competitive advantage....

Enjoy todays blog!  Have a great day! ______________________ Source: https://www.theverge.com/2021/10/20/22736665/google-pixel-watch-smartwatch-hardware-fitbit-wear-os "It’s time for the Pixel Watch Google needs to do for smartwatches what it just did for the Pixel 6 By Chaim Gartenberg@cgartenberg Oct 20, 2021, 12:37pm EDT Google’s Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro are the company’s most interesting devices...

Our right to free speech and free and safe communication needs to be protected. ________________________ Source: https://businesstech.co.za/news/government/521130/intelligence-report-reveals-shocking-reality-around-the-interception-of-communication-in-south-africa/ "Intelligence report reveals ‘shocking reality’ around the interception of communication in South Africa Staff Writer14 September 2021 South Africa’s Interception Judge, Bess Nkabinde, says that the country’s Office for Interception Centre (OIC) is...

The future of transport?  Exciting times! ______________________________   Source - https://www.cnet.com/news/inside-virgin-hyperloop-i-caught-a-glimpse-of-a-high-speed-transport-future/ "Inside Virgin Hyperloop, I glimpse our high-speed transport future Virgin Hyperloop promises a future with transport pods zooming through tubes at hundreds of miles per hour. To get there, it's built a prototype in a Nevada desert. By: Claire Reilly It's not...

Free speech is very important - how is social media handling it? ____________________ Source - https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-58516155 "Texas passes social media 'de-platforming' law The US state of Texas has made it illegal for social media platforms to ban users "based on their political viewpoints". Prominent Republican politicians have accused Facebook, Twitter...