Money where his mouth is -- Elon Musk, has thrown down a challenge to South Australia, saying he can solve the state’s energy woes within 100 days – or he’ll deliver the 100MW battery storage system for free.
The company could install the 100-300 megawatt hours of battery storage that would be required to prevent the power shortages that have been causing price spikes and blackouts in the state.
Tesla recently completed an installation of an 80MWh grid-scale battery f... read more
CONFIDE, the secure messaging app reportedly employed by President Donald Trump's aides to speak to each other in secret, promises "military-grade end-to-end encryption" to its users and claims that nobody can intercept and read chats that disappear after they are read.
The secure messaging app used by staffers in the White House and on Capitol Hill is not as secure as the company claims.
The critical flaws allowed attackers to:
Impersonate friendly contacts by hijacking a... read more
Researchers create 'time crystals' envisioned by Princeton scientists
These strange materials—in which atoms and molecules are arranged across space and time—are in fact quite real, and are opening up entirely new ways to think about the nature of matter. They also eventually may help protect information in futuristic devices known as quantum computers.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross: If we don't use robots, everyone else will.
Ross was asked about the idea that income generated by robots should be taxed at similar levels to human income tax.
As a member of the new Republican administration, that regulation was not the way to jump start America's aspirations to bring back manufacturing jobs. Ross called over regulation the "single most important thing that bars" effective business decisions.
on the thermo chip idea, o well, for an attempt at a clarification on the above idea, actually 3 plexiglass sheets would be used, the center sheet one would be cut out and used to hold the two outer sheets apart, but spaced together very closely, the plexiglass shape would be equal to the number of chips used, plus a little extra for the edges, and enough room on the ends would have to be allowed to drill out the center plexiglass sheet, and insert a pvc tube on both ends, th... read more
Sometimes I have to wonder if I'm the only person who comes on Muttr for fun. I find it rewarding to scroll through and answer other peoples questions. It helps me feel like I have made an impact in a life other than my own, no matter how minute. I hope other people share this feeling with me. It's a feeling that, in all honesty, everyone should experience.
ACLU and 170 other organizations urge FCC to preserve net neutrality
In a letter sent today to FCC chairman Ajit Pai, as well as Senators John Thune and Bill Nelson, over 170 groups ask Congress and the Federal Communications Commission to continue to support and protect the net neutrality rules put into place in 2015.
Vault 7: CIA Hacking Tools Revealed : Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. Code-named "Vault 7" by WikiLeaks, it is the largest ever publication of confidential documents on the agency.
"Year Zero" introduces the scope and direction of the CIA's global covert hacking program, its malware arsenal and dozens of "zero day" weaponized exploits against a wide range of U.S. and European company products, inc... read more
People inside the Democratic establishment and in the media are looking for a smoking gun, when many of the answers are in plain sight — in the posture of Russian state media, in the WikiLeaks campaign, and beyond. Looking for a secret signal from the Trump camp to Russia to continue the hacking campaign? Why not look instead at Trump’s public request in mid-July that Russia hack Clinton’s email.
hmm, just changed the priority for the network on this laptop to a higher one, in hopes it will not wink out like it does from time to time, but as i think on it, i think the bandwidth is probably just exceeded what with all the tuners recording also on the tv band shared by the same cable company