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  • GoFundMe refunding $20M to Trump wall backers

    01/12/2019 9:52:27 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 61 replies
    WTVD-TV ^ | January 12, 2019
    <p>MIRAMAR, Florida -- A Florida veteran's attempt to raise $1 billion in border wall funding has ended after raising only two percent of his goal.</p> <p>Purple Heart recipient and triple amputee veteran Brian Kolfage launched a GoFundMe campaign in December and raised $20 million through the first two weeks of January 2019.</p>
  • Sunconomy to develop 3D printed concrete homes in Texas

    01/11/2019 12:45:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    3D Print Industry ^ | January 8, 2019 | Tia Vialva
    Sunconomy, a U.S. construction company, has received permits to build its first 3D printed geopolymer additively manufactured house in Lago Vista, Texas. Larry Haines, the founder of Sunconomy, stated, “We will be able to build the structure for a single family house in a day with virtually no waste, and built super strong and providing very low utility costs. Now that’s Sustainable!” Sustainable, 3D printed homes Sunconomy plans to manufacture 3D printed concrete homes under the name the “Genesis model” using its own additive manufacturing system. These homes will include three bedrooms, and two bathrooms with a detached garage, solar,...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 1/9/2019

    01/09/2019 5:20:35 AM PST · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/9/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump making his case for a barrier on the nation's southern border in a speech Tuesday night, describing a crisis with illegal immigration that includes the deaths of thousands of Americans..... The co-leader of the anti-mass immigration Alternative for Germany party, Alice Weidel, says that the brutal attack on AfD parliament member Frank Magnitz was an attempted assassination. Weidel added that: "the hatred against the AfD and the media coverage against this democratically elected party is bearing fruit" At least three masked men beat Magnitz unconscious using a piece of wood Monday in the city of Bremen. He was...
  • “Indoor farming is about producing an economic product by using technology”

    01/07/2019 11:15:27 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    FreshPlaza ^ | December 20, 2018 | Arlette Sijmonsma
    "The mistake many in our industry make is to attribute the success of indoor farming solely to LED. LED makes indoor farming viable. But if you want to make indoor farming scalable, you have to think in trends that are happening in robotics, automation, computer vision and machine learning." So says Irving Fain, CEO with Bowery Farming. Yesterday the company announced a $90 million funding round, led by GV (formerly Google Ventures). Additional investors in this round include Temasek (the global investment company headquartered in Singapore), Dara Khosrowshahi (CEO of Uber), David Barber’s fund Almanac, First Round Capital, GGV Capital...
  • MIT upgraded their glass 3D printer: G3DP2

    01/04/2019 8:37:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    3Ders ^ | January 3, 2019
    Glass is one of the oldest building materials and its use is incredibly widespread in our modern world of screens and skyscrapers that are literally covered in the transparent wonder. Very few materials are both hard and transparent, but those characteristics are highly desired in architecture, automobiles, and design. The popularity of glass is matched only by the difficulty of manufacturing it; glass is a viscous liquid only at very high temperatures and is incredibly sensitive to temperature variations and other environmental factors. As such, efforts to 3D print with glass have been limited. But leave it to MIT to...
  • FR Folk: Is Google Chrome crashing for you today?

    01/04/2019 12:04:30 PM PST · by righttackle44 · 35 replies
    01/48/19 | Righttackle 44
    Freeper friends and folk, is Chrome crashing for you today? I can't get a response for google, gargle, or whatever they're called.
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 1/4/2018

    01/04/2019 5:09:40 AM PST · by Nextrush · 4 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 1/4/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Yellow Vests protester Eric Drouet says he attempted to stage a protest in Paris Wednesday night to: "show the French that we are not free"..... In Washington the political change with a new session of Congress Thursday...... Seven are dead and eight injured, some critically, after a fiery accident on I-75 near Gainesville, Florida Thursday..... A legendary Chicago machine politician is under federal indictment for attempted extortion...... A group of 11 men are being tried in Saudi Arabia for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi..... Israel's Attorney General Avechai Mandelblit says: "I an working with the Chief Prosecutor and spend...
  • Is Google's Empire Built on Fraud? ~ ( Possible Online Ad Auction Fraud by Google )

    01/03/2019 1:41:38 PM PST · by GraceG · 10 replies
    Misandry Today ^ | 1-2-2018 | Misandry Today
    Video covering how Google auctions off advertising and how their practice of doing so may very be online auction fraud.
  • Taiwanese Police Arrest Miner Accused of Stealing Millions in Power

    01/02/2019 10:47:34 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Bitcoin ^ | December 29, 2018 | Samuel Haig
    A man with the Surname of Yang has been accused of stealing 100 million Taiwanese dollars (nearly $3.25 million) worth of electricity to mine cryptocurrencies. Yang is suspected of stealing power from 17 different stores in Northern Taiwan to fuel his mining operations. According to local reports, a Taiwanese man has been taken into custody for allegedly more than $3 million worth of electric power to mine BTC and ETH. Yang is accused of renting internet cafes or toy stores located on the first floor of a building, before hiring electricians to rewire the power supply to the premises in...
  • Downloading music (VANITY)

    12/28/2018 4:23:07 PM PST · by the OlLine Rebel · 77 replies
    me | 12/28/18 | me
    Can anyone give advice on finding music for downloading? I'm getting to the point of finishing copying my CDs on to a memory stick, so I'd like to move on to finding songs via the 'net that I can just download and copy.
  • Fishers non-profit academy teaches anyone how to code in a matter of weeks

    12/24/2018 1:40:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    WRTV-TV ^ | December 20, 2018 | Meredith Barack
    FISHERS — Tens of thousands of jobs available in Indiana right now are tech jobs, but many people who could fill those positions just don’t have the right skills like knowing how to code. Eleven Fifty Academy in Fishers is looking to change that as they’ve already launched, changed, and enhanced the careers of hundreds of Hoosiers, including Autumn Henderson. As a young mother, Henderson wanted to find a career that she was passionate about, and that would pay the bills. “I was really worried for a long time,” Henderson said. “My parents were gracious enough to let me stay...
  • Matt Christiansen's Call to Patreon (#PatreonPurge 6) ~ Humor

    12/22/2018 4:03:00 PM PST · by GraceG · 3 replies
    Sargon of Akkad ^ | Carl Benjamin and Vee
    You will not believe what Jacqueline Hart of Patreon's Trust and Safety council thinks of this whole affair. Dramatic Re-enactment, very funny, but troubling as it shows what Patreon is doing to destroy free speech rights of creators.
  • One Year Later, The Left’s Net Neutrality Lies Look Even Dumber

    12/22/2018 12:20:57 PM PST · by Kid Shelleen · 3 replies
    Red State ^ | 12/17/2018 | Seton Motley
    For those who don’t pay particularly close attention to politics – those on the Left lie. A LOT. They lie about Donald Trump-Russia collusion. They lie about their Russia collusion. They lie about green energy being green and energy – it’s neither. They lie about government-run health insurance. They lie about government-run medicine. They lie about tax cuts. They lie about tax increases. We could cite examples of Leftists lying…until the crack of Doom
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 12/21/2018 Newsdump Week

    12/21/2018 5:09:04 AM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/21/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    Its all played out like a WWE wrestling show produced by President Trump's close friend Vince McMahon, but the drama over border wall funding is moving towards its climax as we approach Christmas.... General Jim Mattis is leaving as Secretary of Defense.... On to Afghanistan where President Trump has decided to pull out half of the US troops in that country.... This week US Afghanistan representative Zalmay Khalilzad met with the Taliban for two days of talks.... The Justice Department is charging two Chinese men with hacking into computer networks of private companies and government agencies..... Israel's "Haaretz" newspaper reported...
  • Spook Nation: China's internal spying is propagating world-wide

    12/20/2018 12:37:44 AM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 10 replies
    Freep | 12/20/2018 | Charles O'Connell
    The Chinese government is poised to become the worldwide spymaster, intimately regulating the daily activities and even the thoughts of all people worldwide. Worldwide spook mastery appears to be the true vocation of the Chinese people.A national precedent was in the Iraq of Sadaam Hussein, where such an extensive system of involuntary spying that up to 60% of the population had been shanghied into spying on all the rest.China has long employed “block grannies” to monitor the activities of every citizen. Aided by Silicon Valley Orwellian high-tech, the Chinese government is engaged in a program of monitoring the details of...
  • Bot Creates Hilarious Movie Script After Watching 1000 Hours of Hallmark Christmas Movies

    12/18/2018 6:17:40 PM PST · by CaptainPhilFan · 104 replies
    Twitter via Petty Mayonaise ^ | 12/12/18 | Keaton Patti
    Anyone need a good chuckle? A guy made a bot watch 1000 hours of Hallmark Christmas movies, and then had it write a script. All he shared was page One, and it's pretty funny. If Hallmark doesn't option the script, this would make an awesome lego movie. A few more lines at the site.
  • AI Threat To Crash Markets?

    12/18/2018 4:59:46 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 4 replies
    Fox News contributor Robert Wolf discusses how artificial intelligence could affect the markets.
  • Michael Goodwin: Why hasn’t someone started a GoFundMe for Trump’s wall?

    12/17/2018 2:53:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 17, 2018 | Michael Goodwin, The New York Post
    The wall. Say those words and you need say no more. There is only one wall on America’s mind. It was even the protagonist in a White House reality show. The TV ratings were boffo! Candidate Donald Trump vowed to build the wall on the Mexican border if elected, and has had only minimal success. The migrant caravans from Central America ­refocused attention on its absence at key crossing points. But the wall has grown into something larger than itself. It is the ultimate symbol of Trumpism to both supporters and opponents. To supporters, the wall, combined with better trade...
  • Wayfair bringing 1,000 jobs to Chatham County (Georgia)

    12/11/2018 12:59:32 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WJCL-TV ^ | November 29, 2018
    SAVANNAH — (WJCL)- Wayfair is bringing 1000 jobs to our local community. The online home decor store is setting up shop in Savannah after looking at several cities. Savannah’s location and infrastructure played into the decision. The port and airport were also big selling points. The building where the company will run has been under construction and will officially open in April. Those involved in the process from the beginning are excited to see it come to life. "Any time you bring in a project that has over 500 jobs like this, it’s kind of like winning the SuperBowl," said...
  • World War I Battlefield Gas Believed In Use Against Paris Protesters Today

    12/08/2018 5:45:00 AM PST · by Nextrush · 65 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 12/8/2018 | Nextrush/Self
    "The gas is believed to be phosgene" As published around 5am by BBC News online, removed from later versions It was just last month (November 11th) that world leaders from some 80 nations gathered at the Arc de Triomphe to commemorate the end of World War I. It was reported earlier this morning that its believed a battlefield gas from World War I, phosgene, is being used in that same area against the "yellow vest" protesters today. An account on the BBC website saying that was published around 5am Eastern, but a later version did not mention it.....