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Robot Powered By Raspberry Pi Finds Waldo In 4.5 Seconds

When the history books are written after the robot uprising, should we survive, a sad chapter will be devoted to the day humans were bested at yet another simple feat by one of our silicon overlords; finding Waldo. According to The Verge, creative agency Redpepper has created There’s Waldo – robotic metal arm made by Ufactory with a Vision…

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“Cashout”: FBI Warns Of Imminent Global ATM Hack

The FBI is warning of an “imminent” global cyberattack on ATM machines that could result in millions of dollars withdrawn from bank accounts far and wide, in a similar “cash-out” attack to one in 2009 which hit ATMs worldwide to the tune of $9 million.  “The FBI has obtained unspecified reporting indicating cyber criminals are planning to…

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Yuan Hits Cycle Lows As China Macro Data Disappoints Across The Board

After a  fifth straight month of contraction in the shadow banking system… …and the amid the ongoing collapse of its currency, a deluge of major Chinese macro data disappointed notably tonight. Retail Sales missed expectations – rising just 8.8% YoY (against +9.1% exp), slowing from 9.0% in June. Industrial Production also disappointed, rising just 6.0%…

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Did Russia Really Dump Its U.S. Debt?

Submitted by Ben Steil of CFR “Russia dumped 84% of its American debt,” blared a July CNN headline. Russian central-bank head Elvira Nabiullina said the sales were just part of “diversifying the entire structure of currencies.” But with the U.S. dollar accounting for two-thirds of global foreign-exchange reserves and most (non-intra-eurozone) international trade, dumping this much…

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Inviting Chaos And Creating Martyrs: Alex Jones And Erdogan

Authored by Tom Luongo, “I never pay for the same real estate twice.” – Patton Political chaos hit a peak this week with the coordinated banning of Alex Jones from polite social media society and the collapse of the Turkish Lira into the weekend. How could Alex Jones and Turkey’s currency collapse be related? They…

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Ron Paul: Is Trump Fighting His Own Administration?

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, Are President Trump’s senior cabinet members working against him? It’s hard not to conclude that many of the more hawkish neocons that Trump has (mistakenly, in my view) appointed to top jobs are actively working to undermine the president’s stated agenda. Especially…

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