Job Opportunity: Flying Drones from Long Distances

Written by Gary North on June 18, 2012

The Air Force is short 600 people. They are needed to fly robot drone planes. This is a new career niche. This one is in one of the fastest growing careers in the world. The military needs skilled drone pilots. Soon, police forces around the world will need them. The Air Force has ordered enough […]

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Background Noise: Google Will Be Able to Know Where You Are

Written by Gary North on May 14, 2012

Google has just patented a system that can determine where you are by the background noise your cell phone provides. You’re attending a baseball game and call Google’s 411 service for information about a nearby restaurant. The cheers of the crowd and the sounds of the announcer are picked up by your phone. Google’s system […]

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Microchips in Our Troops: It’s Almost Here

Written by Gary North on May 9, 2012

We have read about this for 25 years: citizens with embedded microchips. The warnings were premature. The technology did not permit it. Now it does. The U.S. military plans to implant soldiers with medical devices, making them harder to kill with disease. The military’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, announced plans to create […]

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Public Schools’ High-Tech Spying on Kids

Written by Gary North on January 23, 2012

An old friend, lawyer John Whitehead, reports on an insidious new program. School officials in Bay Shore, Long Island (New York) recently purchased eight “Polar Active” monitoring devices to electronically monitor students. Schools in St. Louis and South Orange, New Jersey, are doing likewise. Bay Shore superintendent Peter Dion says the devices inform or motivate […]

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