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GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY - curated by Al Cannistra. A look through the window of new and enhance global technology. Improving life - or taking control? #SanAntonioONE #GlobalTechnologyToday #AlCannistra  
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iPhone 13 | Release Dates, Features, Rumors, Prices

iPhone 13 | Release Dates, Features, Rumors, Prices | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
"iPhone 13" is expected to launch in 2021 with better cameras, improved 5G support, and a 120Hz display. Find out about the latest rumors here.
Al Cannistras insight:

hmmm - I was wondering if they would skip "13" - guess not!

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Starlink Terms of Service Demands That Users “Recognize Mars as a Free Planet”

Starlink Terms of Service Demands That Users “Recognize Mars as a Free Planet” | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Upon digging through Starlink's terms of service, eagle-eyed beta testers discovered they were signing up for a lot more than they might have thought.
Al Cannistras insight:

so, to sign up - I have to recognize Mars as a free planet... OK Elon, Mars, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter - yup, all free planets as far as I am concerned. Our real estate business just does not reach out that far - yet :-)

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The Moon Is Getting Cell Service

The Moon Is Getting Cell Service | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
"This mission will validate the future of other operational deployments and the potential for human habitation on the moon."
Al Cannistras insight:

so the question is - which mobile company will offer free calls to the moon first and included at no extra costs in your monthly fee?

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New Website Lets You Help NASA Find Alien Worlds

New Website Lets You Help NASA Find Alien Worlds | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
"Automated methods of processing TESS data sometimes fail to catch imposters that look like exoplanets. The human eye is extremely good at spotting such imposters, and we need citizen scientists to help us distinguish between the lookalikes and genuine planets."
Al Cannistras insight:

help NASA catch  - a something....

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Japan Outlines Plan to Power Spacecraft With Moon Ice

Japan Outlines Plan to Power Spacecraft With Moon Ice | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency has revealed plans to extract hydrogen from the Moon's ice deposits to use as fuel.
Al Cannistras insight:

powered by MOON ICE - and we are still working on car batteries....

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Space-Bound Cosmonaut: If I Meet Aliens, I Will Be Nice to Them

Space-Bound Cosmonaut: If I Meet Aliens, I Will Be Nice to Them | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
"I think that when meeting intelligence extraterrestrial life, we will exhibit friendliness, goodwill and consideration, just as we do when meeting intelligent and unintelligent life on Earth."
Al Cannistras insight:

a cosmonaut with a sense of humor....  actually, what he suggests is probably a good idea....  up there - or down here!

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(maybe we should practice by being nice to each other - even if we are just humans)

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Elon Musk: Next Starship Launch Will Fly 12 Miles High

Elon Musk: Next Starship Launch Will Fly 12 Miles High | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
According to SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the space company's latest full-scale Starship prototype dubbed SN8 will ultimately attempt to fly to 60,000 feet.
Al Cannistras insight:

OK - so it will fly at 60,000 - I flew Concorde - Concorde flew at 60,000 - what am I missing?

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Meet The New Concorde - Virgin Galactic Mach 3.0 Supersonic Jet

Virgin Galactic rocked the aviation world yesterday with news that they were entering the supersonic race with their own incredible Mach 3 supersonic jet. How fast does it go, and when will we fly on it? Watch to find out.

Sydney to Melbourne in 11 minutes and 33 seconds.
Sydney to London in 4 hours, 35 minutes, 5 seconds.
Los Angeles to New York in 1 hour, 3 minutes, 46 seconds.
Los Angeles to San Francisco in 9 minutes, 3 seconds.
London to Paris in 5 minutes, 35 seconds.

Al Cannistras insight:

a game changer....  check the air travel times!

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5 Things You Could Do With 1TB of RAM

5 Things You Could Do With 1TB of RAM | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
RAM can be a Windows performance bottleneck. Imagine you had unlimited memory, how would that change how you use your computer? Here's a thought experiment.
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What Would You Do With 1TB of RAM?
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This Fully Functional, 9000 Pound Mech Suit Looks Absolutely Amazing

This Fully Functional, 9000 Pound Mech Suit Looks Absolutely Amazing | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Engineering firm Furrion has built a four-legged exo-suit, a 9,000 pound monstrosity straight out of "Pacific Rim" — and it wants you to pilot it.
Al Cannistras insight:

Definitely on my Christmas wish list. Guess I need to get a bigger garage…

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Virgin Galactic Shows Off Sleek Supersonic Jet Concept

Virgin Galactic Shows Off Sleek Supersonic Jet Concept | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Space tourism company Virgin Galactic just announced it's working with Rolls-Royce to develop a supersonic jet meant for air travel.
Al Cannistras insight:

Concorde was fun - this one may be more so!

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Cybertruck Metal Can Be Etched, Heated Into a Rainbow

Cybertruck Metal Can Be Etched, Heated Into a Rainbow | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
According to Musk's enthusiasm on Twitter, the exterior of Tesla's long-awaited Cybertruck could be heated and tempered to get a variety of colors.
Al Cannistras insight:

anybody ever etched a truck before?

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Interview With The Lifelike Hot Robot Named Sophia | CNBC | Viral Videos

Interview With The Lifelike Hot Robot Named Sophia | CNBC | Viral Videos | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin interviews Sophia, a humanoid robot, about the future of artificial intelligence at a Future Investment Institute panel in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. About CNBC: From 'Wal
Al Cannistras insight:

an interview with the first robot to be awarded citizenship!

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Facebook Wants to Give You Superhuman Hearing Using AR Glasses

Facebook Wants to Give You Superhuman Hearing Using AR Glasses | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists at Facebook are investigating if they can use augmented reality to allow people with hearing loss to hear another person in loud environments.
Al Cannistras insight:

so Clark Kent - 21st Century - would leave his glasses ON?

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Geothermal energy is poised for a breakout

Geothermal energy is poised for a breakout | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
"An engineering problem that, when solved, solves energy."
Al Cannistras insight:

perhaps energy will take a new turn....   "“the sun beneath our feet.” "

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Watch an Astronaut Show You How to Poop in Space

Watch an Astronaut Show You How to Poop in Space | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
In a recent video, International Space Station crew member Chris Cassidy demonstrated how to do your business in microgravity.
Al Cannistras insight:

technology enabling you to do it.....

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NASA: Next SpaceX Astronaut Launch Will Be on Halloween

NASA: Next SpaceX Astronaut Launch Will Be on Halloween | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
NASA has officially set the date for SpaceX's long awaited Crew-1 mission to the International Space Station for 2:40 am Eastern time on October 31.
Al Cannistras insight:

LOOKOUT Witches – something bigger is flying on Halloween…

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This Robot Is So Tiny You Could Fit Ten of Them on a Single Period

This Robot Is So Tiny You Could Fit Ten of Them on a Single Period | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Cornell scientists developed a robot so tiny that it's invisible to the human eye — and they say it could someday hunt for cancer inside your body.
Al Cannistras insight:

one day, these things could be crawling around inside your body....   Star Trek may be just around the corner - Bones!

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This Electric Lamborghini Go-Kart Looks Fun as Hell

This Electric Lamborghini Go-Kart Looks Fun as Hell | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has teamed up with legendary Italian carmaker Lamborghini to create... an electric go kart from hell?
Al Cannistras insight:

really cool go-kart.....

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Amazon Products Are Reportedly Exploding and Catching Fire

Amazon Products Are Reportedly Exploding and Catching Fire | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
AmazonBasics products seem to have a troublesome tendency to explode or catch fire. Despite that, many troublesome products are still avaialbe online.
Al Cannistras insight:

just a heads up - you'll need to do your own research...

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Amazon Gets Permission to Start Making Drone Deliveries

Amazon Gets Permission to Start Making Drone Deliveries | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Amazon Prime Air, the retail giant's drone delivery company, was designated an "air carrier" by the Federal Aviation Administration today.
Al Cannistras insight:

finally - a new way to get a buzz?

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Tesla Asks USA For Permission to Automatically Detect Kids Left in Hot Car

Tesla Asks USA For Permission to Automatically Detect Kids Left in Hot Car | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Tesla wants to use a device that detects “micromovements like breathing patterns and heart rates, neither of which can be captured by cameras or in-seat sensors alone.”
Al Cannistras insight:

totally AWESOME idea....

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for pets too

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How to Stop Apps from Tracking Your Location in Android or iOS

How to Stop Apps from Tracking Your Location in Android or iOS | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
If you're concerned about the apps you use tracking your location on your phone, then this guide will show you how to stop apps from tracking your location.
Al Cannistras insight:

Anonymous, private they say – but they can extrapolate in under 30 seconds – and it is unregulated!!

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Virgin Galactic Spaceship Cabin Design Reveal

Join a virtual walkthrough of SpaceShipTwo Unity's cabin, curated by our design team.
Want to fly to space with us? Join our community of Spacefarers to take One Small Step towards reserving your seat on our flights. More info; https://virgingalactic.com/smallstep/
Al Cannistras insight:

right now, i am not interested in flying anywhere - but for this, 30 minutes notice is all that is required....

(suggested start at 21:30)

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What Do Killer Robots Dream Of? - OZY | A Modern Media Company

What Do Killer Robots Dream Of? - OZY | A Modern Media Company | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
You think you’re smarter than your smartphone? Think again!
Al Cannistras insight:

killer robots?  they dream???

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