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Inside Facebook’s First Efforts To Rain Internet From The Sky

Check out this great article I read on WIRED:

On the social media company’s first flight test of an internet-beaming aircraft.

https://www.wired.com/2016/11/inside-facebooks-first-efforts-rain-internet-sky/

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IoT is Coming Even if the Security Isn’t Ready: Here’s What to Do

Check out this great article I read on WIRED:

https://www.wired.com/brandlab/2017/06/iot-is-coming-even-if-the-security-isnt-ready-heres-what-to-do/?mbid=email_onsiteshare

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Can the American Heartland Remake Itself in the Image of Silicon Valley? One Startup Finds Out

Check out this great article I read on WIRED:

One Denver startup learns what it’s like to find funding, attract talent, and launch a minimum viable product outside of the Bay Area tech scene.

https://www.wired.com/2017/05/can-denver-become-like-silicon-valley/?mbid=email_onsiteshare

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Barry Rassin Selected To Be 2018 – 2019 Rotary President

Rotarian Barry Rassin nominated as RI President 2018-19. Congrats, Barry!

https://www.rotary.org/en/2018-19-rotary-president-selected

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Inside Andy Rubin’s Quest To Create An OS For Everything

Andy Rubin and Essential are engineering a smart-home platform that integrates AI and robotics. PAUL

https://www.wired.com/story/inside-andy-rubins-quest-to-create-an-os-for-everything/

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Why We Despise Cable Providers

The monopoly and market controls that ISPs have in the USA need to change, they don’t serve the interests of consumers. PAUL

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/08/07/bad-ratings

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The Race To Solar-Power Africa

American startups are competing to bring electricity to communities that remain off the grid. PAUL

http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/06/26/the-race-to-solar-power-africa

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Inside Facebook’s Ambitious Plan To Connect The Whole World

Facebook’s Connectivity Lab –internet access for developing for developing countries that lack infrastructure. PAUL

https://www.wired.com/2016/01/facebook-zuckerberg-internet-org/

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How Facebook Is Transforming Disaster Response

Check out this great article I read on WIRED:  From Safety Check to crisis-detection algorithms and internet drones, the social media behemoth is becoming a vital tool in catastrophic situations.

https://www.wired.com/2016/11/facebook-disaster-response/?mbid=email_onsiteshare

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Let’s Slice Open The Biggest Contemporary Art Museum In The US

The premiere MOMA museum of New England is in the Berkshires of western MA. Great weekend trip. PAUL

https://www.wired.com/story/mass-moca-largest-contemporary-art-museum/

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