Science & Technology

Will Future Surveillance Technology Inspire Cyber Punk Fashion Trends?

Will Future Surveillance Technology Inspire Cyber Punk Fashion Trends?

Artist and activist Adam Harvey has intensively studied facial recognition software with the hopes of understanding how it can be undermined.  In his research, Harvey has discovered that people can trick facial recognition technology by adapting certain types of fashion trends that make their face asymmetrical and by covering certain key areas of the face […]

105,000 Smart Meters Removed After Multiple Fires Were Caused by The Device

105,000 Smart Meters Removed After Multiple Fires Were Caused by The Device

In Canada recently, nearly a dozen house fires have been started by newly installed smart meters, causing a massive recall of over 105,000 devices.  The meters are Sensus Generation 3.3 smart meters, which were installed by SaskPower, the local government utility monopoly. According to the Ontario Fire Marshal, smart meters have been linked to 23 […]

Teenager Invents Water Purifier That Creates Electricity With No External Power Source

Teenager Invents Water Purifier That Creates Electricity With No External Power Source

Last week, True Activist published a story about a 15 year old who invented a shoe insole that creates electricity while you walk.  His device was a submission for this year’s “Google Science Fair” which features a number of brilliant inventions, many of which were created by teenagers and young children. Another finalist in this […]

15 Year Old Invents Device That Generates Electricity While You Walk

15 Year Old Invents Device That Generates Electricity While You Walk

By John Vibes, True Activist. 15-year-old Angelo Casimiro, from the Philippines, has recently made international news with a new invention that generates electricity in a very new and interesting way.  The invention is a shoe insole that harnesses electricity every time that the person wearing the shoe takes a step.  Angelo constructed his device using piezoelectric […]

Open Source ‘Solar Pocket Factory’ Can 3D Print A Solar Panel Every 15 Seconds

Open Source ‘Solar Pocket Factory’ Can 3D Print A Solar Panel Every 15 Seconds

Shawn Frayne and Alex Hornstein, two young inventors based in the Philippines, are taking their passion for clean free energy and developing a way to make it accessible and cheap for everyone. These guys are working tirelessly to provide a product that could be used by practically anyone to make homemade solar panels. The factory is small […]

This New Device Will Clean 23 Metric Tons of Trash From The Ocean Every Day

This New Device Will Clean 23 Metric Tons of Trash From The Ocean Every Day

By John Vibes True Activist. Pollution in the world’s waterways is one of the most serious challenges that our species is facing, and creative solutions are going to be needed in order to solve this problem.  People from all over the world have recognized this issue and have been working hard to come up with […]

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