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comedycentral:

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Protect your enthusiasm from the negativity and fear of others. Never decide to do nothing just because you can only do little. Do what you can. You would be surprised at what ‘little’ acts have done for our world.

—Steve Maraboli (via venuscomb)

(Source: maxkirin, via novembersoul)

emergentfutures:

Worldwide, Drones Are Being Used to Sneak Contraband Into Prisons


Turns out Amazon founder Jeff Bezos wasn’t the first one to think about using drones to deliver fun stuff directly to your door. Convicts have been doing it for years.
Hull jail in the city of Gatineau in Quebec is ratcheting up security after a small drone dropped a package inside its walls last week.
“The problem is, the drone can be controlled from more than a kilometer away, and the prison is surrounded by forest,” Stephane Lemaire, president of Quebec’s correctional officers’ union, said to theOttawa Sun.
Lemaire is urging the Canadian government to supply prisons in the area with nets or jammers to disrupt remote control signals to nearby unmanned aerial vehicles


Full Story: Medium

emergentfutures:

Worldwide, Drones Are Being Used to Sneak Contraband Into Prisons

Turns out Amazon founder Jeff Bezos wasn’t the first one to think about using drones to deliver fun stuff directly to your door. Convicts have been doing it for years.

Hull jail in the city of Gatineau in Quebec is ratcheting up security after a small drone dropped a package inside its walls last week.

“The problem is, the drone can be controlled from more than a kilometer away, and the prison is surrounded by forest,” Stephane Lemaire, president of Quebec’s correctional officers’ union, said to theOttawa Sun.

Lemaire is urging the Canadian government to supply prisons in the area with nets or jammers to disrupt remote control signals to nearby unmanned aerial vehicles

Full Story: Medium

It is not enough to be busy, we must ask: ‘What are we busy about?’

—Henry David Thoreau
(“Manage your Day-to-Day”, Edited by Jocelyn K. Glei)