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Say NO to Mass Government Hacking of Americans! - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: Stopping Mass Hacking Act, petition, Judicial Conference Advisory Committee o, Rule 41, Ron Wyden )

Dandelion
- 2 days ago - standtallforamerica.com
An obscure committee in the federal bureaucracy recently voted to allow the FBI to hack into your personal devices and access your personal data without obtaining an individual warrant to do so.
These Students Just Designed and Built Gaza's Very First Solar Car   video
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, concept, design, energy, environment, renewable, solar, vehicle, Gaza, Palestine, Jamal Al Miqaty, Khalid Al Bardawil, prototype )

Evelyn
- 51 days ago - youtu.be
Inspired in the permanent shortage of electricity and diesel, the two students have used their knowledge to create a functioning prototype. Renewable sources, particularly solar energy, could pave the way to energy independence in Palestine.
Barack Obama, Neural Nets, Self-Driving Cars, and the Future of the World (Videos & Transcript)
Science & Tech  (tags: WIRED, Scott Dadich, Barack Obama, Joi Ito, MIT, Artificial Intelligence )

Evelyn
- 50 days ago - wired.com
Scott Dadich sat down with Obama and Joi Ito of MIT, in the White House, to sort through the hope, the hype, and the fear around AI.
Stand With Scientists: Tell the AGU to Drop Exxon Sponsorship - TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: The American Geophysical Union, AGU Board, Exxon, Exxon Sponsorship, conflict of interest, petition )

Judy
- 69 days ago - act.climatetruth.org
UPDATE FROM 9/23: The American Geophysical Union (AGU) Board just announced that they will keep accepting Exxon's dollars. We're deeply disappointed, but the fight for scientific integrity continues. Help us keep this campaign going strong.
FBI and DOJ Vow to Continue Using Junk Science Rejected By White House Report
Science & Tech  (tags: FBI, DOJ, forensics, research, "junk science", scientific validity and reliability )

Judy
- 70 days ago - theintercept.com
Report concludes that common, pattern-matching forensic disciplines -- bite mark analysis, fingerprint and firearm comparison, shoe tread analysis, and complex DNA mixture analysis -- need additional support to be deemed valid and reliable.
Deforestation Has Removed Ten Percent of the World's Forests Since the 1990s
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, deforestation, disappearing wilderness, world's forests )

Judy
- 84 days ago - citylab.com
The rate at which pristine areas are being destroyed is "catastrophic," say scientists.
The Science of 9-11 - Petition
Science & Tech  (tags: 9-11, science, architects, engineers, investigation, Trade Center, petition )

Dandelion
- 84 days ago - ae911truth.org
Join the architects and engineers who have signed the Petition demanding a new investigation into the destruction of all 3 World Trade Center skyscrapers on 9/11.
Phenix City Teens 3rd in Nation for Creating, Presenting Video Game ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Science & Tech  (tags: children, education, news, computers, design, concept )

Carrie
- 89 days ago - ledger-enquirer.com
They were freshmen competing against more than 100 older high school students in their category, and the projector to show the video game they created didn't work, but these precocious Phenix City teens persever.
No More Hiroshimas No More Nagasakis Ban Nuclear Weapons!   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Nagasaki, Hiroshima, ban nuclear weapons, No Nukes, destruction )

Dandelion
- 122 days ago - youtube.com
71 years ago, August 6, 1945 the city of Hiroshima was destroyed with an atomic bomb. In a few minutes thousands of people lost their lives in the attack. Three days later the city of Nagasaki met the same fate. No More Nuclear Weapons.
Titan: Some Facts About The Largest Moon Of Planet Saturn
Science & Tech  (tags: Planet Saturn, Saturn's Moons, Titan, Almost Size of Mars, Saturn Moon videos, NASAtechnology, discovery )

Fiona
- 153 days ago - space.com
Diameter: 3,200 miles (5,150 kilometers), about half the size of Earth and almost as large as Mars, and more, much more, several fascinating videos on site. Please note, comment, forward.
 
 
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