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"Smartphone access and internet use increased in lockstep with teenage loneliness," @JonHaidt and @jean_twenge write.  https://t.co/trSzP0IR76— New York Times Opinion (@nytopinion) July 31, 2021 July 31, 2021 By Jonathan Haidt and Jean M. Twenge The authors are psychologists who have spent years studying the effect of smartphones and social media on our daily lives and mental health. As students return...
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Source: My Broadband https://mybroadband.co.za/news/business-telecoms/408396-mtn-takes-major-pain.html MTN has released a trading statement for the six months ended 30 June 2021 to notify shareholders about a major drop in expected earnings for the company. The company said it is expecting a decrease in earnings per share of between 75% and 85% — or R5.06 to R5.73 — down...
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Link to the report PDF: https://standards.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-standards/standards/web/documents/other/ethical-technical-challenges-autonomous-weapons-systems.pdf Feel free to share this post:PrintEmailFacebookLinkedInTwitterWhatsAppPinterest
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Source: https://news.cgtn.com/news/2021-08-01/Is-5G-a-waste-of-electricity-Experts-say-it-s-complicated-12lTM5o5r6E/index.html 01-Aug-2021 As 5G developers look desperately for a “killer app” to prove the usefulness of the superfast wireless technology, mobile carriers in China are complaining about the high energy cost of 5G signal towers. And the situation is, according to experts, more complicated than many have thought. The costly 5G 5G technology can...
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Thinking about selling your Echo Dot—or any IoT device? Read this first https://t.co/YC7qNV5hVP by @dangoodin001— Ars Technica (@arstechnica) July 2, 2021 Deleting data from Echo Dots—and other IoT devices from Amazon and elsewhere—is hard. DAN GOODIN – 7/2/2021 Like most Internet-of-things (IoT) devices these days, Amazon’s Echo Dot gives users a way to perform a factory reset...
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Source: https://theconversation.com/skyglow-forces-dung-beetles-in-the-city-to-abandon-the-milky-way-as-their-compass-165110 July 29, 2021 5.12pm Globally, nights are becoming ever brighter. Increasing urbanisation and the installation of new streetlights, security floodlights and outdoor ornamental lighting all contribute to growing light pollution. This light floods directly into the eyes of animals that are active at night and also into the skies. There a proportion of it...
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Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash Topics – and much more at https://mailchi.mp/emfsa/5g-cancer-research-integrity Cancer Glyphosate and shiftwork that involves circadian disruption is classified as a Class 2B Human Carcinogen – Probably carcinogenic to humans. Research Integrity Pollinators – bees are affected by light pollution. 5G Feel free to share this post:PrintEmailFacebookLinkedInTwitterWhatsAppPinterest
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A concern regarding the new WHO EMF IAC South African Report and Committee has been expressed as follows: “The EMF project is a total farce headed by industry. WHO is completely captured by them. Do not look to them for anything!” In response to this statement as it applies to South Africa: It is easy...
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Source: SpaceNews https://spacenews.com/u-k-to-strengthen-regulations-for-starlink-oneweb-and-other-ngso-constellations/ by Jason Rainbow — July 26, 2021 TAMPA, Fla. — British telecoms regulator Ofcom is proposing rule changes that would affect Starlink, OneWeb and other satellite constellations operating in non-geostationary orbits (NGSO). It is increasingly difficult for companies to agree on how to operate their NGSO networks without causing harmful radio interference to each other,...
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