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How to Avoid Appliances That Spy on You

Written by Gary North on April 1, 2017

I wrote an article on how “new, improved” appliances will spy on your activities in your home, but not my home. I said I would not let them in my home. http://www.garynorth.com/public/16363.cfmI got this response on March 28. RE smart appliances I was over at the Toyota dealership the other day to get some OEM […]

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Digital Spies in Your Home (Not Mine)

Written by Gary North on March 25, 2017

The Internet of Things is a buzz phrase for digital monitoring. I am a fan of the IoT with respect to commercial enterprises such as airplane maintenance. But I will not let IoT consumer products into my home. The problem should be obvious. If I can monitor what my appliances are doing, so can the […]

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Chinese Hotel: 6 Days to Build

Written by Gary North on March 11, 2017

I liked this video. Now watch this. Pay attention to how few workers are visible in any stage of production. The construction company announced in 2010 that it would do it in 2016. It did. There is no way that these techniques will not be adopted all over the world. Nobody is going to give […]

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Posted on July 23, 2016

By Iain Paul A company in Japan only recently realized it was time to stop making Video Home System machines—commonly known as VHS. Japan-based Funai announced earlier in July that it would cease production of its VHS player, which was sold under various brands worldwide. The company said it decided to cease production due to […]

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Video: A Low-Budget Trump YouTube Ad

Written by Gary North on January 16, 2016

I do not put any hope in national politics. But Donald Trump is about to pull off the first hijacking of the Republican Establishment since Barry Goldwater did it in 1964. This has happened only once before: in 1964. William Jennings Bryan pulled it off in 1896 in the Democratic Party. This changed American politics. […]

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Video: iPhone 6S Plus’s 4K videos

Written by Gary North on October 3, 2015

Here is a professional video taken with an iPhone 6S Plus. It is shot in super-high resolution 4K. Here is how they did it. This technology lets the average person produce professional videos. Creativity is the main differentiating factor now, not the technology. Creativity is innate. There are millions of creative people in many fields […]

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3-D Printing and Factory Jobs

Written by Gary North on September 12, 2015

We have all heard about 3-D printing. A machine that costs around $1,000 can produce copies of some product, even a gun. Over the next three decades, these machines will become more powerful. They will get cheaper. Tens of millions of products will be produced in millions of basement 3-D machines, or else in small […]

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$60 Smart Phone (No Contract)

Written by Gary North on September 5, 2015

Price competition keeps pushing ahead. The market keeps getting larger. In Asia, Android is winning. Now, there is another Chinese invasion. What is this $60 phone? In AT&T stores it’s the ZTE Maven, which has a screen, speakers, and a processor with capabilities somewhere between the iPhone 5 and 6. As Tony Greco, ZTE’s head […]

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