Anthony C. LoBaido is a journalist, ghostwriter and photographer. He has worked in 53 nations around the world – from Laos to Lebanon, from Belize to Botswana and from Nepal to Namibia. He also published a book on the Kurds. Some of LoBaido’s favorite stories include attending the British Army’s jungle warfare training in Central America, retracing Lawrence of Arabia’s World War I trek through Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Saudi Arabia, investigating the blood diamonds of Sierra Leone as popularized in the Leonardo DiCaprio film by the same name, meeting “CNN hero” Aki Ra at one of his landmine digs in northern Cambodia, working with Time Magazine’s “Hero of Asia” Lek Chailert on her crusade to assist injured and abused elephants in Southeast Asia, rescuing HIV/Aids throw-away babies in the garbage dumps of Cape Town, South Africa, as well as visiting a leper colony in Myanmar. LoBaido’s articles have been cited by Ivy League universities such as Princeton and the University of Pennsylvania. As a photographer, LoBaido made National Geographic in 2014.
Nov 03, 2016 2:25 AM WST
Forward several decades into the future. Now there’s the chance that aspiring and well-meaning mobile crime fighters might actually be able to make the world a better place through the use of postmodern technologies proposed by this maverick TV series.
Nov 01, 2016 11:25 PM WST
Already some of the world’s top companies are investigating ways of making these changes occur seamlessly without major disruptions. How this new paradigm unfolds will be an engineering challenge equal to the building of the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Panama Canal, the Suez Canal and the Transcontinental Railroad.
Oct 31, 2016 11:05 PM WST
Can Driverless Cars Handle New York City’s Streets? If self-driving cars do take Manhattan, Frank Sinatra’s old mantra will have once again been proven correct.
Oct 30, 2016 7:05 PM WST
How far can you drive before needing to recharge? Technology is stepping up to answer that question through new roadways that can actually charge your vehicle as you zoom along in your car.
Oct 28, 2016 12:10 AM WST
LiDAR is a mapping process. It scans the various features of planet Earth. It transmits optical laser light in pulses. The spatial environment is then featured in a 3-dimensional model.
Oct 27, 2016 5:40 AM WST
According to the World Economic Forum, in terms of the most willing nations to at least “try out” a self-driving vehicle, India ranks at the top with 56 percent. The United Arab is next with 38 percent of respondents “very likely” to try. Then China at 32 percent and France at 31 percent are similar. In the U.S. 27 percent are “very likely” to try...
Oct 26, 2016 12:25 AM WST
Information Overload – How much is too much for ordinary everyday humans to process? It appears there are boundaries to effective communication processing.
Oct 25, 2016 12:50 AM WST
Over 80,000 people have watched this video on YouTube.com which points to six “facts” that might prove we are living in a simulated realty. Among the most salient points are the following: “Elites” in science and philosophy take the whole idea seriously. World-class physicists are now engaging in tests to see if we are indeed living in a “Matrix.” They’re looking for technical “glitches” in our existence since the “fake” universe’s “computer simulation” would need updates.
Oct 23, 2016 6:30 PM WST
SILICON VALLEY, CA. — This new journalism series might be one of the most important and perplexing pieces you’ll ever read. We start here, in Silicon Valley, where we imagine the future of the world is being invented on a daily basis by engineers backed by erudite venture capitalists. Postmodern science is a quasi-religion whose daily miracles are commonplace.
Oct 21, 2016 7:10 PM WST
Keen foreign investors understand there are three major pockets of wealth in the United States. One would point to New York and its array of big banks, Wall Street honchos and Madison Avenue tycoons. Washington, D.C., and the suburbs of northern Virginia, are the second area of wealth, and then of course Silicon Valley.