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New Progress in Desalination Tech

By Vanessa Bates Ramirez In early 2018, Cape Town, South Africa came dangerously close to being the world’s first major city to run out of water. People lined up for blocks to collect spring water. Stores sold out of receptacles like buckets and bowls. Bottled water was rationed in tourist-heavy parts of the city. April 12 was designated “Day Zero”—the ...

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Big Tech’s Effort To Suppress Hate Speech Is Backfiring On Liberals Who Kickstarted The Crusade |

Liberal activists are upset that YouTube and Twitter tagging their content as hateful as the companies attempt to wipe out white supremacist content. Twitter temporarily suspended liberal researcher David Neiwert for posting Klu Klux Clan imagery on his platform  Left-leaning journalists are criticizing Twitter for taking out a blogger at Southern Poverty Law Center who reports on white supremacy Activists ...

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Facebook Disputes WSJ Report Suggesting Zuckerberg Was Possibly Aware Of Privacy Violations

Facebook is disputing a Wall Street Journal report published Wednesday that suggests CEO Mark Zuckerberg might have been aware of some potential abuses of private data. Zuckerberg raised issues with a third-party app that was capable of accessing Facebook users’ information regardless of their privacy settings, and was thus aware there was a problem, a source told TheWSJ. The company ...

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SpaceX successfully completes RADARSAT Constellation Mission

On Wednesday, June 12, SpaceX successfully launched the RADARSAT Constellation Mission for MDA, a Maxar company, from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Falcon 9 lifted off at 7:17 a.m. PDT, or 14:17 UTC with the first of three RADARSAT satellites deploying approximately 54 minutes after launch. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage ...

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Twitter Temporarily Limits Project Veritas After Pinterest Controversy

Twitter temporarily suspended Project Veritas’s account Wednesday after the group published internal documents from Pinterest and alleges that they show the company suppressing a pro-life group. Project Veritas shared documents Tuesday on Twitter showing that Pinterest monitored Live Action and alleged that it was in attempt to censor the pro-life group. Veritas reported that a whistleblower said a Pinterest staffer ...

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Pinterest Labels Live Action Content As Pornography — Then Bans Live Action From Pinterest

Pinterest banned pro-life advocacy group Live Action on Tuesday after labeling Live Action’s media as pornography, saying the group spreads misinformation. A whistleblower at Pinterest revealed to Live Action that Pinterest has been monitoring and suppressing Live Action content in attempts to censor the pro-life group. A Pinterest staffer purposefully added LiveAction.org to a Pinterest “pornography block list,” the whistleblower ...

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YouTube CEO Explains Why She Didn’t Nix Steven Crowder

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki apologized Monday to people who were offended that the company did not harshly punish conservative pundit Steven Crowder for using gay slurs in his videos. “I know the decision we made was very hurtful to LGBTQ community,” Wojcicki said during a Code Conference . “That was not our intention at all.” She was responding to a question ...

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House Antitrust Panel Goes After Tech Companies For Supposedly Threatening The News Industry

The House Judiciary Committee pressed start Tuesday on its bipartisan investigation into big tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter with a hearing on how the companies impact the news industry and misinformation. The committee’s antitrust panel headed by Democratic Rhode Island Rep. David Cicilline heard from news media associations and journalism groups Tuesday, reported USA Today. Witnesses included David ...

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Liberals Cry Censorship After YouTube Demonetizing Frenzy Hits SPLC Content

Liberal activists are crying foul after YouTube’s demonetizing frenzy slammed the Southern Poverty Law Center, an organization known for labeling conservative groups as hate groups. A video SPLC published was among those nixed after YouTube announced plans Wednesday to remove videos and content that promote white supremacy. Journalist Max Blumenthal lashed out at the company after the video, which reports ...

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Google Employees Are Mad YouTube Didn’t Lower The Boom On Steven Crowder

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A slew of Google employees are chastising YouTube for not doing enough to penalize a conservative commentator who lobbed homosexual slurs at a Vox journalist. Google employees are criticizing the platform for failing to ban Steven Crowder, a conservative pundit who has posted videos referring to Vox journalist Carlos Maza as a “gay Mexican.” Employees are dinging YouTube, a Google ...

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Plasmonics brings the molecular world into sharper focus

By Christopher Crockett, Knowable Magazine In the battle against breast cancer, the drug Herceptin is a steady ally, keeping some kinds of tumors at bay and helping people live longer. Yet nearly all cancers eventually develop resistance. Until recently, the underlying cause of this resistance eluded researchers. But then chemist Wei Wang developed a technique to track how individual Herceptin ...

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