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To: Ron who wrote (2535)6/9/2019 11:15:46 AM
From: Glenn Petersen
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Add in the fact that sometime in the future that governments will inevitably be issuing their own cryptocurrencies to facilitate tax collections and we (or more likely our ancestors) will be living in a dystopian nightmare. Hopefully, we will be treated well. :)

Forget the academic social scientists and evangelists, the true prophets are science fiction writers.

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To: Glenn Petersen who wrote (2534)6/9/2019 11:55:15 AM
From: T'Munney
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<<I fear that sometime in our future there will be a push by Big Brother to have everyone’s DNA on file. Any privacy concerns that we have about big tech should pale in comparison to our concerns about where the government is inevitably headed.>>

Not to disagree ..........but.

Our DNA and, even more valuable, our search results, our online posts, photos, life stories, and all things digital are perhaps equally at risk in the hands of tech companies. We are all mere targets, numbers. 'They' know all about us and have motives directly at odds with the benefit of users.

Maybe I can start a conspiracy theory :>)

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From: richardred6/10/2019 10:48:56 AM
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Opioid Maker Insys Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.

forbes.com

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From: Julius Wong6/10/2019 8:17:51 PM
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Liquid Laundry Pods Cause About 40 US Injuries A Day

techtimes.com

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From: Julius Wong6/12/2019 8:09:37 PM
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Here’s Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends report

techcrunch.com

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From: Julius Wong6/13/2019 7:18:20 AM
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How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data

Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways.

wsj.com

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From: Julius Wong6/15/2019 7:08:04 AM
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The Unfulfilled Promise of DNA Testing

Rapid advances in genetic testing are whipsawing families’ diagnoses and treatment

wsj.com

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From: Julius Wong6/15/2019 2:34:20 PM
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Laser Destroys Cancer Cells Circulating in the Blood

The first study of a new treatment in humans demonstrates a noninvasive, harmless cancer killer

spectrum.ieee.org

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From: Julius Wong6/19/2019 8:02:29 AM
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The Trick High-Schoolers Are Using to Boost Their Grades

Alternative schools appeal to students who want to fix a poor grade at school or polish their transcripts with AP or Honors courses

wsj.com

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From: Ron6/21/2019 1:41:29 PM
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Walmart Uses A.I. Powered Cameras to Catch Thieves
theverge.com

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