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Jeff Bezos Protests the Invasion of His Privacy, as Amazon Builds a Sprawling Surveillance State for Everyone Else

by #GlennGreenwald, #TheIntercept





THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER HAS engaged in #behavior so lowly and #unscrupulous that it created a seemingly impossible #... Show more...
 
- #World’s largest #neuromorphic #supercomputer is #operational


The world’s largest neuromorphic supercomputer, the million-core 'SpiNNaker' machine, has been switched on by the University of Manchester, England.
https://www.futuretimeline.net/blog/2018/11/3.htm
 
This is the #world’s #tiniest #robotic #catheter



A very small magnetic steerable catheter will allow surgeons to perform complex movements inside the body with a lower risk of injury to the patient.
https://www.futurity.org/tiny-robotic-catheter-1902882/
 
- #Celebrations as #India unveils #world’s #tallest #statue – in #pictures
- #photos #foto #photo #photography #photograph #photographs #newsphotography #Worldnews



India has inaugurated the world’s tallest statue, a £314m effigy of the independence hero Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel that is nearly twice the height of New York’s Statue of Liberty. The 182-metre Statue of Unity in Gujarat is part of Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party’s efforts to rebrand what it calls ‘forgotten’ leaders
https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2018/oct/31/celebrations-as-india-unveils-worlds-tallest-statue-in-pictures
 
Take a #Look at the #World’s First #Fully #Automated #Warehouse



Want to see the world’s greatest fears about automation realized? Take a look at JD.com’s Shanghai warehouse.
https://futurism.com/automated-warehouse-jd-mujin
 
Report: #World’s #Richest Got 20% #Richer in #2017

A report published recently by Swiss bank UBS shows the world's wealthiest are now worth $9.1 trillion, enough to spend $1 million per day for 30,000 years.
 
- #Hairdressing and #techno: making a #living in the #world’s #largest #refugee #camp – in #pictures
- #photos #foto #photo #photography #photograph #photographs #newsphotography #Worldnews



In the Bidi Bidi settlement in north-west Uganda, refugees and locals are coming up with new ways to support themselves. Photojournalist Charlotte Allan documents working life in the camp
https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/gallery/2018/oct/24/hairdressing-techno-making-living-worlds-largest-refugee-camp-in-pictures
 
New #Roundup #Ranks the #World’s #Robots by #Creepiness



They can be cuddly or creepy, humanoid or like something from another world. They’re the robots currently making waves in the tech industry — and now you can find them all in one convenient online location.
https://futurism.com/roundup-ranks-creepy-robots
 
- #World’s #Oldest #Torrent Still #Alive After 15 #Years
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The world's oldest active torrent file turned fifteen-years-old this week, a remarkable achievement. TorrentFreak catches up with the creator of "The Fanimatrix" torrent file, who saw BitTorrent as the only affordable option to share the Matrix fan film with the world.
https://torrentfreak.com/worlds-oldest-torrent-still-alive-after-15-years-180929/
 
- #Eye on the #Tiger: the #world’s largest ever #exhibition of tiger photography – in #pictures
- #photos #foto #photo #photography #photograph #photographs #newsphotography #worldnews



London show brings together powerful and moving images from the world’s top wildlife photographers to raise awareness of the plight of these critically endangered cats
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2018/sep/27/eye-on-the-tiger-the-worlds-largest-ever-exhibition-of-tiger-photography-in-pictures
 

Trump’s Tariffs are the most effective Environmental measure ever




Poor #Earth-chan, what have the #Chinks done to you?
We often remind people about how the #global-warming theory is a #hoax, and is only used to pressure #White countries to de-industrialize.

But of course, that doesn’t mean we oppose #... Show more...
 
- #China Now Has a #Skyscraper Featuring the #World’s #Biggest #Man-Made #Waterfall[/b]


Planned as a tourist attraction, this skyscraper has gained a lot of media attention recently, thanks to a massive waterfall cascading over its façade.
https://interestingengineering.com/china-now-has-a-skyscraper-featuring-the-worlds-biggest-man-made-waterfall
 
Almost all #world’s #oceans #damaged by #human #impact, #study #finds
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The remaining wilderness areas, mostly in the remote Pacific and at the poles, need urgent protection from fishing and pollution, scientists say
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/26/just-13-of-global-oceans-undamaged-by-humanity-research-reveals
 
- #Malta #Plans to #Create the #World’s First #Decentralized #Stock #Exchange



BLOCKCHAIN ISLAND. The tiny European nation of Malta is truly living up to its nickname of “Blockchain Island.” On Thursday, MSX (the innovation arm of the Malta Stock Exchange) announced a new partnership with blockchain-based equity fundraising platform Neufund and Binance, one of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges). Their goal: create the first global stock exchange that’s both regulated and decentralized.
https://futurism.com/decentralized-stock-exchange-malta/
 
A #Family in #France Becomes the #World’s First to #Live in a #3DPrinted #House


The 1022 square feet house took a little more than 2 days to print, and has sparked interest in the construction community.
https://interestingengineering.com/a-family-in-france-becomes-the-worlds-first-to-live-in-a-3d-printed-house
 
- #Asgardia, the #World’s First #Space #Nation, #Inaugurates #Head of Nation


Asgardia, slated to be the ‘World’s First Space Nation’ recently officially inaugurated a head of state, and its by-elections are well underway.
https://interestingengineering.com/asgardia-the-worlds-first-space-nation-inaugurates-head-of-nation
 
The #World’s Largest #Cave Sat #Undiscovered for #Millennia


Son Doong Cave in the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park in the Quang Binh province of Central Vietnam was found by a local man in 1991.
https://interestingengineering.com/the-worlds-largest-cave-sat-undiscovered-for-millennia
 
The #World’s #Rivers Are All #Backed Up, #Leaving #Fish With No #Place To Go
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Imagine trying to feed or mate with a 30-foot wall in your way.
The World’s Rivers Are All Backed Up, Leaving Fish With No Place To Go
 
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