It’s time to kill the car πŸ”₯πŸš—πŸ’¨β€¦
It’s time to kill the car πŸ”₯πŸš—πŸ’¨β€¦ Yeah. I get it, electric cars are the future. Sorry, @tesla, you’re trying to solve the wrong problem.

Electric vehicles have been around for a long time… the 1830s. They were solving the problem of horses, things that needed care, food, and tired with use. Fast forward 60 years, these things were everywhere;
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Black Friday Special Offer! πŸ€‘ Exclusive **Free** Download of the #Ubuntu Desktop & Server operating system! 😘 Share it with your colleagues, family, friends and pets! 😺
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Some Black Friday Tech Deal Picks πŸ¦ƒ
Background

I'm not a huge fan of Black Friday. It is after all the day (week) most companies turn a profit for the year. Black Friday tends to be a day people buy stuff, a lot of stuff you probably don't need. It is also a day you can get some prety decent savings on things too.

I tend to put stuff in my preferred vendor's cart, and sit on it u
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Solving Homelessness: Goodbye Street People
Background

Firstly, I know, homelessness has a stigma. You can call it whatever you want, but I'm sticking with the most commonly used term.

Secondly, this is a broad issue and term. Some people choose to live 'home free,' others, battle addiction issues, some just don't make enough money to afford non-temporary accommodations.

Homele
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The $199 Pinebook Pro ARM64 Linux Laptop – Unboxing and First Impressions
The first part in a many part series (and it's NOT an AD). . .

Background

The $199 Pinebook Pro ARM64 Linux Laptop - Unboxing and First Impressions-- Pine64 is a community-based platform. They make single board computers, some laptops... they're working on a tab
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The Ecobee SmartThermostat with voice control: is Amazon’s Alexa spying on you?
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Quick Background

Almost 50% of your home energy consumption is heating and cooling related according to the EPA. That's a pretty big chunk and creates a lot of room for potential savings. Let me sta
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The Working Thesis: Technology, Thought, Politics
I want to share my thoughts and the ideas I have. I want to get people thinking for their own and questioning what they think they know - and hopefully - drive to understand what they do not know.
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To answer any questions about specs on the #PineTime, we now have a wiki page including full specs and datasheets!

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For the Maker: Portable Gaming Machine… Look out Nintendo! Hello ODROID-GO Gaming Kit!
Want a fun -- some assembly required -- portable gaming experience? How about something that's kid friendly and a great intro for how hardware tech works? If so, keep reading...

Buy ODROID GO ameriDroid

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Quick Backg
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