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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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Rocket Lab's 'Rosie' Helps Build a Launch Vehicle Every 20 Days

Rocket Lab's 'Rosie' Helps Build a Launch Vehicle Every 20 Days | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Rocket Lab shared a glimpse of Rosie the rocket-building robot, a machine that enables the company to build an entire rocket in only 20 days. 
Al Cannistra's insight:

Henry Ford would be proud  (of course, he may have tried to speed up assembly)....

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Facebook Now Owns and is Developing a City - Digg

Facebook Now Owns and is Developing a City - Digg | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Here are the reasons why big tech companies are building cities. Also, know why many are worried.
Al Cannistra's insight:

is this a good idea?

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on Mars, maybe - on the home world?

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SpaceX tracking camera captures epic video of Falcon 9 rocket landing | Space

SpaceX tracking camera captures epic video of Falcon 9 rocket landing | Space | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Stunning new video footage from a SpaceX tracking cam captures the successful landing of a Falcon 9 rocket after it delivered dozens of satellites to polar orbit. The Transporter-2 mission is SpaceX's second dedicated SmallSat rideshare mission.
Al Cannistra's insight:

From ancient dreams of Flash Gordon and Ming the Merciless – now the dawn of an infinite horizon in the 21st Century…

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Is Mycelium Fungus the Plastic of the Future?

"Is Fungus the Plastic of the Future? Use the code "Undecided" to get CuriosityStream for less than $15 a year! https://curiositystream.com/Undecided. Plastic changed the course of manufacturing forever, but came at a cost. Mycelium technology might be the solution and the next big boom ... a plastic-like replacement with so many uses and new opportunities for products, companies, and profits. Let's explore mycelium technology and how it can help us achieve a more renewable and cleaner future."

Al Cannistra's insight:

endless possibilities....

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Physicist Have Discovered a New Quasiparticle

Physicist Have Discovered a New Quasiparticle | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A team of physicists are developing artificial matter (quasiparticles) via simulations! Common challenges to viable quantum computing may be overcome.
Al Cannistra's insight:

one step closer to going where no man has gone before....

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MIT's "Intelligent Carpet" Can Monitor People Without Cameras

MIT's "Intelligent Carpet" Can Monitor People Without Cameras | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Excessive camera usage is raising privacy concerns. Researchers at MIT are working to build smarter homes and health monitoring in a non-invasive way.
Al Cannistra's insight:

good grief! not in the bedroom please.....

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The First Fast Food Restaurants Were Automats

The First Fast Food Restaurants Were Automats | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
COVID has demonstrated a need for "contactless dining," a concept which actually began at the turn of the 20th century with the introduction of the automat.
Al Cannistra's insight:

OMG! - once upon a time this might have been called the latest tech!

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Dreams Come True: First-Ever Luxury Space Hotel Nears Launch

Dreams Come True: First-Ever Luxury Space Hotel Nears Launch | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A space construction firm run by NASA veterans announced that it has successfully demonstrated its technology for developing the world's first space hotel.
Al Cannistra's insight:

Wonder how many points for frequent stays…..

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Scientists Teach Robot To Mimic Human Facial Expressions With Deep Learning

Scientists Teach Robot To Mimic Human Facial Expressions With Deep Learning | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers used deep learning neural networks that allowed EVA to self-learn how to smile and mirror human facial expressions.
Al Cannistra's insight:

I wonder if the robot will get facial wrinkles and puffy eyes?

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Apple Just Issued This Major Warning to Users With Older iPhones

Apple Just Issued This Major Warning to Users With Older iPhones | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Many people stay up-to-date with the newest devices, but for those who don't, Apple just released this urgent warning for older iPhones.
Al Cannistra's insight:

the facts of life....  endless updates!

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'Solar Canals' Could Save 63 Billion Gallons of Water Annually | IE

'Solar Canals' Could Save 63 Billion Gallons of Water Annually | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Adding solar panels over waterways with suspension cables makes them double up as parasols.
Al Cannistra's insight:

more green - less fires... 

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Time to Switch Over to a More Resilient Internet Protocol | IE

Time to Switch Over to a More Resilient Internet Protocol | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Is it time to say goodbye to our old Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and switch to QUIC for faster, more reliable, and safer internet? It seems so.
Al Cannistra's insight:

QUIC - coming soon to a computer near you!

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Closer to Nuclear Fusion: Artificial Sun Sets New Record | IE

Closer to Nuclear Fusion: Artificial Sun Sets New Record | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The device could completely revolutionize the energy landscape.
Al Cannistra's insight:

let's hope it does not get away from them....

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This DIY 'Breathing' RTX 3080 Gaming PC Needs No Fans

This DIY 'Breathing' RTX 3080 Gaming PC Needs No Fans | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The fanless, noiseless gaming build is a modern twist on the bellows system.
Al Cannistra's insight:

and we need this - why?

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The @HiddenGoogleDetails TikTok Account Will Make You an Internet God

The @HiddenGoogleDetails TikTok Account Will Make You an Internet God | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
This TikTok account is showing off all of the "Hidden Details" on Google, and users are seriously floored by all of the new tricks they're learning.
Al Cannistra's insight:

this may be fun...

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Major phone carriers confirm they’ve met the FCC’s mandate on robocall protection

Major phone carriers confirm they’ve met the FCC’s mandate on robocall protection | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T say they have now implemented the necessary STIR/SHAKEN protocols to help fight against the scourge of robocalls.
Al Cannistra's insight:

let's hope....

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Tim Berners-Lee's Web Source Code NFT Auctioned at $5.4 Million

Tim Berners-Lee's Web Source Code NFT Auctioned at $5.4 Million | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
It's hard to believe, but you can now buy the Internet's source code as an NFT on the auction for $5.4 million dollars.
Al Cannistra's insight:

so buying the internet was only about 5 and a half mil.....

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World's largest radio telescope to be built after almost 30 years of planning | Space

World's largest radio telescope to be built after almost 30 years of planning | Space | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Construction of the Square Kilometer Array Observatory (SKAO), which is set to become the largest radio telescope ever built, will start at its two sites in Australia and South Africa on July 1, after nearly 30 years of technical and scientific preparations.
Al Cannistra's insight:

maybe ET can finally call home....  let's hope the family is friendly....

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New Ultralight Material Is Tougher than Steel and Kevlar

New Ultralight Material Is Tougher than Steel and Kevlar | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Engineers from Caltech, MIT, and ETH Zurich have developed a new lightweight nanoarchitectured material tougher than Kevlar or steel.
Al Cannistra's insight:

perhaps better protection for our police and military in the future...

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Israeli Startup Produces Cultured Meat at Industry Scale in a World-First

Israeli Startup Produces Cultured Meat at Industry Scale in a World-First | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Alternative meat options now taste like the real thing and their industrial-scale production will further push down costs.
Al Cannistra's insight:

meat burgers….   Hmmmm - so that is what they call it

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A New Condenser Can Harvest Drinking Water from the Air 24/7

A New Condenser Can Harvest Drinking Water from the Air 24/7 | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a new condenser that can harvest water from the humidity in the air all day long.
Al Cannistra's insight:

a drip in time...

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Powering Tomorrow: The Creation and Future of the Hydrogen Engine

Powering Tomorrow: The Creation and Future of the Hydrogen Engine | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
An overview of hydrogen engine technology, and how hydrogen power is seen as a promising clean energy alternative.
Al Cannistra's insight:

for now, I am just going to file this under "things that go BOOM" - battery and solar cars work for me....   and for right now, the combustion engine is just fine!

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525-Foot Superyacht With Solar Sails Doesn't Require Any Wind| IE

525-Foot Superyacht With Solar Sails Doesn't Require Any Wind| IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
In addition to its impressive amenities including a helipad and an elevator, the superyacht concept called 'Florida' is powered by solar sails.
Al Cannistra's insight:

stunning...

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What Happened to China's Planned Underwater Rail Line to the US? | IE

What Happened to China's Planned Underwater Rail Line to the US? | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
In 2014, China was planning to build a high-speed rail line that would go from Beijing to Alaska. Now, we know little about it.
Al Cannistra's insight:

I must have missed this the first time around...  no matter, even if they built it I would not ride the damn thing - ever!

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Rolls-Royce Is Working on Ultra-Luxury EV: Silent Shadow | IE

Rolls-Royce Is Working on Ultra-Luxury EV: Silent Shadow | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Rolls-Royce is working on an ultra-luxurious EV called the Silent Shadow. No official launch date has been shared, but the EV will be ready this decade.
Al Cannistra's insight:

moving right to the top of my Christmas wish list....

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