Monthly Archives: September 2014

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Drones (HBO)

There is actually a legal debate on whether drone pilots are considered combat troops for the purposes of VA benefits. I think the high PTSD rates are good evidence that they are, but it is a very interesting topic. For … Continue reading

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Drone Footage Over Hong Kong Protests Reveals The Magnitude Of The Movement (VIDEO)

The phrase “The whole world is watching,” originating from the 1968 Chicago DNC anti-war protests which were filmed live on television, have become the battle cry against repressive governments in the 21st century across the globe. Continue reading

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GoPro’s New Entry-Level Hero Could Be The Category King

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GoPro has a new lineup of Hero cameras, including the next-gen Hero4 with fancy 4K video features and touchscreen back displays, but the introduction of a new entry-level Hero today could be what brings the action…

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Doorbot Becomes Ring, A Home Security Solution That Also Greets Your Visitors

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After a successful crowdfunding campaign that raised $250,000 and a first-generation product that promised remote viewing of anyone coming to your front door over your home network, Doorbot is rebranding as Ring, and introduced redesigned hardware…

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Navy seeks OK to use electromagnetic-radiation equipment in war games

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CloudFlare Adds SSL To All Hosting Customers In Advance Of Google’s Focus On Security

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Google dancers have been in a tizzy recently after the company announced that secure websites will be ranked higher in listings, a move that has made a million SEO salespeople instant experts in SSL (and improved…

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White House plans to require federal agencies to provide details about drones

The White House is preparing a directive that would require federal agencies to publicly disclose for the first time where they fly drones in the United States and what they do with the torrents of data collected from aerial surveillance. Continue reading

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