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World Wide Internet Powered By Google
It is so close to being a reality I can almost taste it. 
 
When we launched Project Loon in 2013 we hoped to answer a single question - could balloons be used to connect people to the Internet? Proving that this was possible in our New Zealand launch then led the team to start asking a much larger question - how can we make this work for everyone, no matter where they are in the world? How do you manufacture enough balloons to be able to provide coverage anywhere in the world and then launch them and control them so that there is always a balloon overhead to provide connection to the user on the ground?

In this latest video Project Lead Mike Cassidy offers a glimpse behind the scenes into how the Project Loon team have been tackling the challenges involved in moving from small scale, one-off launches and tests, to the scale and automation required to make balloon-powered Internet for all a reality.
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Lightpainting to the extreme. Man, I really need to get one of these. 
Meet Pixelstick. Pixelstick consists of 200 full color RGB LEDs inside a lightweight aluminum housing. The mounted controller reads images from an SD card and displays them, one vertical line at a time, on the LEDs. Each LED corresponds to a pixel in the image. Load your SD card up with full ...
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This is why I want a health and fitness SUPER REVOLUTION!! I just think it's ridiculous the what our "powers that be", locally and federally, allow to pass as food in our great nation. All roads lead back to accountability in my humble opinion. We as citizens must awaken our minds to see the very "clear and present" danger of what's happening to our society by infiltration of poor health practices. We owe at least that much to ourselves as well as the next generation.

*slides soap box back under the bed 😃😃
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Seriously?  So the kids of parents that don't make them lunches DESERVE that kind of meal?  Wow, I am done here.  That is just asinine.
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Water Vortex Structure Frequency Experts
This is a great listen if you are interested in the advanced aspects of water. 
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I could listen to this all day. Thanks +ScottBradleeLovesYa, and friends, for keeping this era alive and kicking.
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Google has finally released a "For Kids" version of their YouTube app, and it is very well done, from what the kids and I have seen of it so far. I love the built in timer. Sebastian? Yeah, not so much. Haha. 
The official YouTube Kids app is designed for curious little minds. This fr...
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Some crazy clouds over my house today. 
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It is a very powerful shape, which is why groups like the Freemasons use it as their symbol/logo/icon.

Just Google "freemason symbol" and you will find they have been plastering that thing all over everything. 
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It's a similar shape but it's not the same thing... the Freemasons Square and Compass has a triangular angle and a 90 degree angle - squares and circles. The Rodin Dial is all triangulated. But yeah, there is a similarity but I don't know of any particular connection beyond that.
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This is a required watch for every American.
 
This TED Talk is truly excellent and worth your time, or save until later.

There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That's the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig. With rapid-fire visuals, he shows how the funding process weakens the Republic in the most fundamental way, and issues a rallying bipartisan cry that will resonate with many in the U.S. and beyond.

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There is a corruption at the heart of American politics, caused by the dependence of Congressional candidates on funding from the tiniest percentage of citizens. That's the argument at the core of this blistering talk by legal scholar Lawrence Lessig. With rapid-fire visuals, he shows how the funding process weakens the Republic in the most fundamental way, and issues a rallying bipartisan cry that will resonate with many in the U.S. and beyond.
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Another day with "lovely" skies here in Shasta County California. Meh!
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...hahahahaha......."..yaa we bad...."

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Introduction
"We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid."
- Benjamin Franklin

PHILOSOPHY THAT GUIDES ME
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"The specific problems we face cannot be solved using the same patterns of thought that were used to create them." - Albert Einstein

MY VIEWS ON STUFF
Views on Education            - [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Views on Music & Singing  - [1] [2] [3] [4]
Views on Zombies              - [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Views on Government        - [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Views on Politics & Media  [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Views on Hygiene               [1]
Views on Gay Rights           - [1]
Views on Money                  - [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]
Views on Memes                 - [1 - NSFW]
Views on Telemarketers      - [1]

ACTION | REACTION
What The? | Wait, WFT!      - [1]
Beauty | Cry                        - [1]
Speech | Inspire                  - [1]
Word | Most Diverse            - [1]

QUOTES EVERYONE SHOULD HEAR
“Do something everyday that you don’t want to do; this is the golden rule for acquiring the habit of doing your duty without pain.” 
- Mark Twain

People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it. - George Bernard Shaw 

"I don't know, therefore God" is the pinnacle of intellectual dishonesty.
- Jacob Chappell

"When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes duty." 
-Thomas Jefferson

"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety." 
Benjamin Franklin

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." 
Albert Einstein

"Before you diagnose yourself with depression or low self-esteem, first make sure that you are not, in fact, just surrounded by assholes." 
- William Gibson

“The man who views the world at 50 the same as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.”  
Muhammad Ali 

"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." 
George Orwell

"Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience." 
- Mark Twain

"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." Albert Einstein (Our Education System)

American Exceptionalism: The Ability to celebrate freedom & democracy while tolerating neither.


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A Perpetual State of Curiosity - Redding, CA. - San Diego, CA. - Hollywood, CA. - Davis, CA. - Simi Valley, CA - Ventura, CA - Ojai, CA.
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