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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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Google Launches Jaguar I-PACE: the First Electric Street View Car | IE

Google Launches Jaguar I-PACE: the First Electric Street View Car | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Google launched its first all-electric Street View car, a Jaguar I-PACE, that measures air quality at the same time in Dublin, Ireland.
Al Cannistra's insight:

and taking it through the automatic car wash....

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This Ostrich-Like Robot Could Soon Deliver Parcels to Your Door | IE

This Ostrich-Like Robot Could Soon Deliver Parcels to Your Door | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A group from Agility Robotics published a new study on its Cassie robot, a bipedal walking machine inspired by the movements of the ostrich.
Al Cannistra's insight:

***EARLY ALERT*** Treat them nicely – they may be sentient beings in the early stage of evolution – at least in the eyes of the Kaylon Primary. AND experience suggests that would not end well for biologicals! 

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Tesla's Prototype Goes 200MPH and Has a 'Retractable' Spoiler | IE

Tesla's Prototype Goes 200MPH and Has a 'Retractable' Spoiler | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Tesla is testing a high-performance Model S Plaid variant! Check out the new retractable spoiler.
Al Cannistra's insight:

200 MPH! - my fav kind of improved technology....  now all I need is a little over 3 million bucks!

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209 Seconds that will make you question your[ENTIRE EXISTENCE]

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Warrior concerto
Al Cannistra's insight:

again, the inmates of the planet are fighting or posturing - and all of it so insignificant compared to the challenge in front of us...

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The Smallest-Ever Injectable Chip Hints at a Cybernetic Medicine | IE

The Smallest-Ever Injectable Chip Hints at a Cybernetic Medicine | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The world's smallest computer chip is the size of a dust mite! Check out the future of medical tech.
Al Cannistra's insight:

Granted – medical and other advantages of an implanted chip – but then again, just like your cell phone – they can track you!

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Would you do it?

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UK Firm Close to 100M Degree Fusion Milestone | IE

UK Firm Close to 100M Degree Fusion Milestone | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
UK nuclear fusion firm Tokamak Energy can be the first private company to achieve 100 million-degree plasma temperature.
Al Cannistra's insight:

can only wonder how you contain anything that reaches 100 million degrees!

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Blue Origin's Space Tourism Tickets Will Be On Sale Soon | IE

Blue Origin's Space Tourism Tickets Will Be On Sale Soon | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Blue Origin is prepping its attentive audience for its upcoming tourism space flight information, which will be shared on May 5.
Al Cannistra's insight:

on the top of my Christmas wish list.....

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Is Someone Spying on Your Cell Phone? How to Tell & Stop Them

Is Someone Spying on Your Cell Phone? How to Tell & Stop Them | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
How to tell if your cell phone is being tracked, tapped or monitored by tracking or spy software. We show you how to check and what to do next.
Al Cannistra's insight:

have we become to accepting?

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Electric 'Seaglider' Can Fly Between Coasts | IE

Electric 'Seaglider' Can Fly Between Coasts | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A Boston-based startup might revolutionize coastal transportation with its all-electric "Seaglider," a fast, safe, low-cost flying ferry.
Al Cannistra's insight:

8 props - all-electric flying ferry!

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Segway Set to Roll Out Its Hydrogen-Powered Motorcycles | IE

Segway Set to Roll Out Its Hydrogen-Powered Motorcycles | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Segway just revealed their latest motorcycle Apex H2, equipped with a powertrain that runs on hydrogen and electricity.
Al Cannistra's insight:

after my second accident, years ago I said I would never get on another bike...  this one could change that...  crow for dinner!

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11 Apps You Should Delete from Your Phone Right Now

11 Apps You Should Delete from Your Phone Right Now | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
You can't even trust the Bible.
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I ditched a few today...

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Watch Model Train Perform a Water Glass Music Medley | IE

Watch Model Train Perform a Water Glass Music Medley | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Check out this incredible project that earned a Guinness World Record for the longest melody played by a model train here.
Al Cannistra's insight:

I must admit to never having seen anything like this - check the video....

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New Shapeshifting Wheels Could Traverse Alien Worlds | IE

New Shapeshifting Wheels Could Traverse Alien Worlds | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A new prototype tire design could work on varying landscapes! Check out the future of the wheel.
Al Cannistra's insight:

probably not on your next car - but still cool...

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Apple Just Issued This Major Warning to All iPhone Users

Apple Just Issued This Major Warning to All iPhone Users | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Apple just issued a major warning to all iPhone users to update their operating system software immediately due to security concerns.
Al Cannistra's insight:

in the article...  "The company says that the release of iOS 14.6 will address 43 existing software—including some that are considered potentially seriousin the existing software—including some that are considered potentially serious"

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Why AI Will Soon Make Better Music Than Humans | IE

Why AI Will Soon Make Better Music Than Humans | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
AI is changing the way we make and listen to music. Discover how deep learning is crafting the entertainment of the future.
Al Cannistra's insight:

I wonder if they can apply filters and ditch so much of the adult lyrics that have found their way into pop culture...

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New AI System May Predict When People Are Likely to Die | IE

New AI System May Predict When People Are Likely to Die | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
There are times when you're most at risk of cardiac arrest! But AI can help predict high-risk times.
Al Cannistra's insight:

interesting - would you download the death app?  use it?

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New Method Could Make Charging EV's While Driving a Reality | IE

New Method Could Make Charging EV's While Driving a Reality | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers may have paved the way for autonomous vehicles that drive around the clock.
Al Cannistra's insight:

I suppose it could eliminate the worry over gas shortages – but then there are cyber-attacks…   and then thoughts go back to an old 1951 movie and its 2008 adaption “The Day The Earth Stood Still”

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High-Speed Propulsion System Paves Way for Hypersonic Flight | IE

High-Speed Propulsion System Paves Way for Hypersonic Flight | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
A team of researchers from the University of Central Florida has found a way to stabilize the detonation required for hypersonic propulsion.
Al Cannistra's insight:

Well, I have experienced close to Mach 2- so this would be fun! But personally – I still want to experience WARP speed (much more so than being beamed somewhere and having to hope that my molecules are reassembled correctly)

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How Exascale Computing Is Changing The World

How Exascale Computing Is Changing The World | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
What can humanity do with computers that process a quintillion calculations a second? We talk to three experts about the rise of exascale supercomputing and how it's changing the world.
Al Cannistra's insight:

simple....  "If you fill a swimming pool with sand and there are a billion grains of sand in the pool, a billion pools filled with a billion grains of sand each is how many calculations per second we’re talking about."

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Someone May Be Spying on You If You Have These Apps

Someone May Be Spying on You If You Have These Apps | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Some of those apps you love and have come to rely on could be posing more of a danger than they're worth. Here's what you need to know.
Al Cannistra's insight:

I am hoping the new IOS release helps a great deal...

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Nuclear Fusion Is No Longer Science Fiction | IE

Nuclear Fusion Is No Longer Science Fiction | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Nuclear fusion could modernize the entire power grid with nearly-limitless energy! But when?
Al Cannistra's insight:

"ability to produce stable plasma at temperatures topping 50 million degrees Celsius. For comparison, this is more than twice the temperature of the core of the sun!"

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Plasma Candle Melts Steel With the World's Hottest Flame | IE

Plasma Candle Melts Steel With the World's Hottest Flame | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Made from an ultra-high frequency solid-state tesla coil, the plasma candle has the world's hottest flame.
Al Cannistra's insight:

Same stuff as the Galaxy-class USS Enterprise "High Energy Plasma"??? - now we have to go find some dilithium crystals... Warp drive cannot be too far away!
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Ferrari Will Have Its Fully Electric Supercar in 2025 | IE

Ferrari Will Have Its Fully Electric Supercar in 2025 | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Ferrari announced that the car company will be unveiling its first all-electric Ferrari in 2025, no details of the vehicle have yet been shared.
Al Cannistra's insight:

WOW - One for the Christmas wish list. Santa?????

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Infrared Radiation From Hands Could Encrypt Data | IE

Infrared Radiation From Hands Could Encrypt Data | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Researchers believe that infrared light from our hands could be used for highly secure passcodes. Read more about the upcoming technology here.
Al Cannistra's insight:

makes me want to watch more Star Trek Discovery....

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Humanoid Robot 'Lola' Updated to Use Hands to Balance | IE

Humanoid Robot 'Lola' Updated to Use Hands to Balance | IE | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
The new update enables the robot LOLA to use multi-contact locomotion for keeping balance.
Al Cannistra's insight:

morning coffee???

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