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2020-11-24 Facebook Bad For The World?

So the more hits a Facebook post gets, the less good for the world it is, according to the researchers. Less good or more bad means more attention from viewers, which is what Facebook needs. When the tweaks to its algorithm caused bad for the world posts to be demoted, they lost viewers. Facebook couldn’t

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2020-11-19 FTC, States Plan To Sue Facebook

The congressional hearings where the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook appeared virtually were happening earlier this week. But this has been going on for some time. There has been talk in the news about asking that Facebook be broken up and IG and Whatsapp separated. This all remains to be seen. https://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN27Z37U Here is another

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2020-11-18 1% Causes Half Of Airline Emissions

Seems like people should do more traveling virtually, especially now with the surge in the pandemic. https://amp.theguardian.com/business/2020/nov/17/people-cause-global-aviation-emissions-study-covid-19

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2020-11-11 Redox Flow W/O Vanadium; Chinese Anti-Capitalism Economics

Researchers have come up with a redox flow battery that uses organic chemicals in place of toxic and expensive vanadium. They cost less than half as much, too. https://youtu.be/YyzQsVzKylE We need to have millions of these made and deployed over the whole world to solve the intermittent renewables problem. Chinese Anti-capitalist economics The capitalist way

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2020-10-19 What’s Causing Climate Change In 10 Charts

Quote from end of Vox article >> In the end, the conversation about responsibility leads where all climate conversations lead: The only hope of avoiding catastrophic damage is most every country decarbonizing as rapidly as they are capable, regardless of their histories and rivalries. Electricity must be rapidly decarbonized to get rid of coal; heating

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2020-10-15 AM & Digital Radio Mondiale

Well, this article wants the Flunked Clown College to let DRM be one of the choices. It doesn’t matter to me because I don’t plan on spending anything on getting a device that will decode HD radio, FM or AM. Even if the next car I buy has it, I will still not be using

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2020-10-13 Climate Change Lawsuits, Legal Actions

Ooh, this article is finally showing that the ones who are suffering are getting really serious. Those corporations who deny climate change are going to have to answer to the courts. We should hope and pray that the courts handle these types of cases as expeditiously as possible, because to delay would be extremely harmful

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2020-10-11 Right To Repair

This morning on CBS Sunday Morning they had an article about a farmer who couldn’t repair his $800,000 John Deere tractor and lost several days of work. There is a growing movement in the US to make laws that require manufacturers to allow their customers to repair the equipment they own. This is a backlash

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2020-10-10 Mercedes Will Electrify by 2022

By 2022, Daimler Benz will have an electric version for every model. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ «By 2040, 54% of new car sales and 33% of the global car fleet will be electric. Electric vehicle outlook 2017 Bloomberg New Energy Finance» ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ https://youtu.be/kLzrzNa6zQA

2020-10-07 The Solenco PowerBox™ System

This self-contained system uses solar PV panels as the only power input. It generates and stores green hydrogen, then uses it later for both electricity and heat. The fuel cell’s byproduct is water. One important “problem” that I see is that this system makes the customer completely independent of the electricity _and_ gas utilities. There

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