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A cyber attack on the US east coast could cost economy $1 trillion

The report from the University of Cambridge Center for Risk Studies and the Lloyd’s of London insurance market outlines a scenario of an electricity blackout that leaves 93 million people in New York City and Washington DC without power. The scenario, developed by Cambridge, is technologically possible and is assessed to be within the once-in-200-year…

Files of More Than 40,000 Federal Workers Breached – Contract Cancelled

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More and more we are seeing computers being breached and files being exposed into the wild. Smartfile by Cybergy Partners has the ability to notify you that someone is accessing your files before it shows up on the front page of the Washington Post. What is even more concerning is that this is the second…

Plan X — DARPA Sets Cyber Foundations

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For years, the Pentagon has been open and adamant about the nation’s need to defend itself against cyberattack, but its ability and desire to attack enemies with cyberweapons has been cloaked in mystery. Plan X — an effort to improve the offensive cyberwarfare capabilities “needed to dominate the cyber battlespace,” according to an announcement for the workshop. No…

CEED Morocco recognized by the White House

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CEED IS BUILT OF, BY AND FOR ENTREPRENEURS CEED believes that entrepreneurship is the single best tool to support economic development and grow emerging and frontier economies. Entrepreneurs can operate anywhere, but they thrive in an ecosystem of support. CEED is an organization that we work together in many interesting locations around the world. Congrats to the CEED team…

Internet of Things its kinda a Big Deal | Wyly Wade

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Really no kidding. Just by logic there are lots more light switches, outlets and appliances dwarf the total number of computers, laptops and other computing devices ever sold. 1.9 billion devices today with an estimate of 9 billion devices in the next 4 years; the Internet of Things is turning into big business. Now imagine…

MIT: Liquid rechargeable fuel

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A new kind of battery stores energy in what researchers are calling “rechargeable fuel”—electrodes in liquid form. The result . . . theoretically allow an electric car to travel 500 miles on a charge, five times farther than most electric vehicles can now . . . Batteries that use liquid electrodes could also be safer…

If all the world lived in a city — Wyly Wade

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I love this map comparing city density size if we were all to live in a single city or if all cities were the same density how much space would be taken up. When I was in high school I did a presentation that discussed that you could give everyone in the US a half…

6 hours deserts receive more energy we consumes in a year

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DESTERTEC s a global civil society initiative aiming to shape a sustainable future. It is a non-profit foundation that grew out of a network of scientists, politicians and economists, who together developed the DESERTEC Concept. All kinds of renewables will be used in the DESERTEC Concept, but the sun-rich deserts of the world play a special role: within six hours,…

3D printed toothbrush, super clean in 6 seconds

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Dentists say 2 minutes at least twice a day is needed to brush your dirty teeth. Luckily there’s a new 3D-printed toothbrush that lets you brush your teeth in 6 seconds. Also you don’t even really brush your teeth. Your teeth kind of brush themselves. This new wave in toothbrushes is called the Blizzident. It’s made using a…

Smart Grid: Smart Grid 101

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The average consumer does not see the dramatic changes that are happening behind the scenes in the SmartGrid rollout. From complex SCADA systems that are generating the data that helps in real time optimize the system and balance the load and generation requirements. Some of these major changes are: Distributed generation, including renewables and community-level…

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