Flying 3D printer drones work like bees to fix buildings

"A fleet of flying 3D printers has been designed to build and repair structures in-flight.
"The drones use building methods similar to bees and wasps and were developed by a team at the University of Bath.
"They could be used in manufacturing and construction in difficult-to-access places like on top of tall buildings, or dangerous locations to help with post-disaster relief construction."

When people say they have nothing to hide, let's reply:

* Post your passwords here
* Write down everybody you hate
* Tell the world who you voted for
* List all the videos you watched

- Medical history.
- Sensitive conversations with employers, children, spouses.
- Billing and banking information.
- Purchase information.
- Web search history.
And more...

I need privacy. Not because my actions are questionable, but because 'your' judgement and intentions are.

And it doesn't matter whether or not my communications are weighty or frivolous in nature - they are mine and only for those whom I've chosen to share them with. Not the government's, nor goog's, nor my ISP's, but mine.

Also, what is legal where I live today, may not be legal tomorrow and my discussion of it may incriminate my future self. It has happened in the past many times to others in other places.

"Delivering to Chinatown"

Delivering food and drink to Chinatown's restaurants and supermarkets.

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"Scrap 0288"

A mono shot from my Scrapbook.

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"Scrap 0283"

A mono shot from my Scrapbook.

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"Scrap 0282"

A mono shot from my Scrapbook.

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The week in wildlife – in pictures

"The best of this week’s wildlife pictures, including a rescued fox, a snub-nosed monkey and beached whales"

Cancer-killing virus shows promise in patients

"A new type of cancer therapy that uses a common virus to infect and destroy harmful cells is showing big promise in early human trials, say UK scientists.
One patient's cancer vanished, while others saw their tumours shrink.

"The drug is a weakened form of the cold sore virus - herpes simplex - that has been modified to kill tumours.

"Larger and longer studies will be needed, but experts say the injection might ultimately offer a lifeline to more people with advanced cancers."

"Some Talented Ladies"

They were both escapologists and I was practically chained to the spot watching them. They are Tianna the Traveller and Lea, her little sister.

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Haddie New: The 7-Year-Old Professional Landscape Photographer

"Haddie New is a seven-year-old photographer who despite being in first grade is taking beautiful landscape photos and selling prints."

Amazingly good photos. A must-see.

Revealed: US Military Bought Mass Monitoring Tool That Includes Internet Browsing, Email Data

'The “Augury” platform includes highly sensitive network data that Team Cymru, a private company, is selling to the military. “It’s everything. There’s nothing else to capture except the smell of electricity,” one cybersecurity expert said.'

TechScape: AI’s dark arts come into their own

"Advanced AI is moving from the lab into the mainstream – offering a glimpse of the dangers ahead. Plus, What3Words loses its direction"

UKPol Tories 

The problem with Tory trickle-down economics is that what trickles down onto the poor people may be golden but it isn't gold.

"Stop Facial Recognition"

The big van with the cameras and the software was a little way along the road to the right.

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Some users are now being charged for LibreOffice, again

"Users looking to download the latest version of open-source office software suite LibreOffice on the Mac App Store will now have to pay €8.99 for the privilege."

But it's still free from the LibreOffice website.

Alzheimer's Might Not Actually Be a Brain Disease, Expert Says

"In July 2022, Science magazine reported that a key 2006 research paper, published in the prestigious journal Nature, which identified a subtype of brain protein called beta-amyloid as the cause of Alzheimer's, may have been based on fabricated data." ...
"When brain trauma occurs or when bacteria are present in the brain, beta-amyloid is a key contributor to the brain's comprehensive immune response. And this is where the problem begins."

Could Alzheimers be an immune problem?

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