Category Archives: Science/Technology

Does NASA’s Data Show Doomsday for New York City?


The Daily Take Team | The Thom Hartmann Program | Truthout | July 30, 2014 The view of Hudson River sea level beyond the Lincoln Tunnel in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. (Photo: Joisey Showaa / Flickr) If we don’t do … Continue reading

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Google Is Tracking You Across the Internet


Dan Gillmor | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 27, 2014 Behind our screens, tech companies are racing to extract a price for what we read and watch on the web: our personal information   very now and then, … Continue reading

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The Drought Apocalypse Approaches as the Colorado River Basin Dries Up


Todd Woody | TakePart.com | Reader Supported News | July 26, 2014 cientists on Thursday released the results of a first-of-its-kind study that finds the seven states of the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin are depleting groundwater reserves at a rapid rate. … Continue reading

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FCC Gets Slammed With More Than 1 Million Comments About Net Neutrality


Kristina Bravo | TakePart.com | Reader Supported News | July 21, 2014 ompanies should not be able to pay Internet service providers so that their sites reach users faster. That’s the general consensus of the 1,067,779 comments filed with the Federal … Continue reading

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Wickr: The Snapchat to combat the NSA


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FCC Extends Deadline For User Comments on Net Neutrality


Dominic Rushe | Guardian UK | Reader Supported News | July 16, 2014 Systems overwhelmed by surge in submissions protesting against plan to allow cable companies to open up ‘fast lanes’   he Federal Communications Commission (FCC) was forced to extend … Continue reading

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US Government Says Online Data Not Protected by 4th Amendment


Nicole Lee | Engadget | Reader Supported News | July 15, 2014 couple months ago, a New York judge ruled that US search warrants applied to digital information even if they were stored overseas. The decision came about as part of … Continue reading

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FAQ: What is net neutrality and what is the FCC’s plan for the Internet?


Reuters | Raw Story | July 14, 2014 (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is collecting public comments until Sept. 10 on new “net neutrality” or “open Internet rules” that may let service providers charge content companies for faster … Continue reading

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When Bakken Oil Came to Town


Joe Eaton | National Geographic | Reader Supported News | July 10, 2014 t the edge of a farmer’s wheat field outside the prairie town of Bainville, Montana, Justin and Mandy Tolbert’s 36-foot camper sat in a rented lot. For more … Continue reading

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2014 Could Be the Year We Lose the Internet


Andrew Leonard | Salon | Reader Supported News | July 6, 2014 Net neutrality is dying, Uber is waging a war on regulations, and Amazon grows stronger by the day   alfway through 2014, and the influence of technology and Silicon … Continue reading

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