Batteries and energy storage can actually increase carbon emissions

Batteries and energy storage can actually increase carbon emissions Batteries have a dirty secret Energy storage is considered a green technology. But it actually increases carbon emissions. By David Roberts@drvoxdavid@vox.com Apr 27, 2018, 11:30am EDT Polluters after all?Shutterstock Energy storage (batteries and other ways of storing electricity, like pumped water, compressed air, or molten salt) has generally been hailed as a “green” technology, key to enabling more renewable energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. But energy storage has a dirty secret. The way it’s typically used in the US today,…

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Critics Accuse FCC of Delaying Repeal of Net Neutrality to Help Corporate Interests

Critics Accuse FCC of Delaying Repeal of Net Neutrality to Help Corporate Interests Tech FCC By Emily Price April 27, 2018 FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is allegedly delaying the repeal of net neutrality to help web providers like Verizon, AT&T, and Comcast, Motherboard reports. The slow pace of implementing the repeal, which will allow Internet service providers to prioritize certain traffic, is in sharp contrast to the rapid speed at which Pai pushed the new rules through the FCC for approval despite a significant amount of public concern. For net…

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Can an ISP detect that you’re using a VPN?

Can an ISP detect that you’re using a VPN? I’m using a VPN. Can my ISP detect the endpoint for my data and throttle me/lock me out because all or a majority of my transactions are bound for the same (potentially known) endpoint? I have noticed when I use a VPN my internet gets extra spotty and drops out within 20 minutes. Issue is immediately fixed when I close the VPN, reconnect and then restart the VPN–but it eventually happens again. FYI: I use Comcast XFINITY. The VPN endpoint is…

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banker slaves wear uncomfortable suits. Binance CEO gives zero fucks

banker slaves wear uncomfortable suits. Binance CEO gives zero fucks Coin Boys *NEW* Coin Boys Introductory 1st Episode – Featuring “Coin of the Show” (BITCOIN) submitted by /u/amorazputin [link] [comments] top scoring links : CryptoCurrency Cryptocurrency news and discussion. Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Monero, Dash, NEO, IOTA Lightning Network, SegWit, Augur, Steemit, privacy, ICO, block time, Proof of Work, Proof of Stake, NEM, Peercoin, Vertcoin, Iconomi, Dogecoin, Zcash, BitShares, Walton, mining, hashrate, mining difficulty, blockchain, coinbase, merkle, transaction rate, decentralized exchange, annual inflation rate, total market cap, bitcoin cash, BTC

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Amazon Admits Hackers Could Turn Echo Speakers Into Listening Devices

Amazon Admits Hackers Could Turn Echo Speakers Into Listening Devices by Tyler Durden Fri, 04/27/2018 – 22:20 One month ago, a wide swath of the US population – most of which is a card-carrying member of the Amazon Prime collective – freaked out when news spread that that Alexa-enabled gadgets would utter an unprovoked “bone-chillingly creepy” cackle or “sinister laugh.” [Link to Video on Twitter] So Alexa decided to laugh randomly while I was in the kitchen. Freaked @SnootyJuicer and I out. I thought a kid was laughing behind me.…

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Cannabis “Legalization” Exposed! “Your Concerns Are Not My Concerns” Becomes Infamous Epic Blunder!

 Cannabis “Legalization” Exposed! “Your Concerns Are Not My Concerns” Becomes Infamous Epic Blunder!  Cannabis “Legalization” Exposed! “Your Concerns Are Not My Concerns” Becomes Infamous Epic Blunder! Press For Truth Published on Apr 27, 2018 When Dan Dicks of Press For Truth warned Marc Emery about how dangerous and irresponsible his actions were in regards to championing for the election of Justin Trudeau he now famously responded “your concerns are not my concerns!” This comment has gone down as the greatest blunder in the history of the cannabis movement in Canada…

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You weren’t hacked, Google tells Gmail users who received spam from themselves

You weren’t hacked, Google tells Gmail users who received spam from themselves Security You weren’t hacked, Google tells Gmail users who received spam from themselves The method behind the spam glitch was spotted last year but ignored by Google By Jonathan Greig | April 23, 2018, 9:02 AM PST Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Gmail users found spam emails in their “Sent” folders that had been relayed from “telus.net.” Google was notified of the issue last year but did not believe it warranted…

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