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Have you ever question the purpose of life or life in general that is put here on earth?  Have you ever question the existance of god?  Have you ever doubt "The Theory of Evolution"?

 

July 7, 1947, an object crash-landed near a ranch that is approximately 75 miles northwest of Roswell.  The government had done everything they can to make sure this incident never happened.  Many people had witness this event first-hand but their effort to bring this out to the public had been heavily suppressed, leaving many of us question if this event did really exist.  Many of the dis-information agent had done their part in trying to cover everything and wipe their hands clean.  Some of these agent was caught red-handed and later acknowledge that they are the indeed the agent.  Some people had extensive knowledge of this incident and waiting just the right time to release the info.

 

At the time, Matilda O'Donnell MacElroy was acting as a nurse but later because close with the alien.  She was chosen by the alien to be her interpreter.  She has recently release transcript to be published before her death.  "Roswell - The Alien Interview" is a book that contains many of the unanswered questions that many people have asked over the centuries including many of the scientific theory that had been the foundation of our understanding of the universe is now answered.

 

Do you dare to adopt an open-mind view or are you willing to hold dear to your ignorance and dissolve this subject as hoax and move on?  What type of person are you will be based on what you do with this information.  Here is the full transcript interview.  Decide for yourself.  Regurgitate and post your thoughts.

 

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mudslag

Oh goody, four and a half hours of the same non evidential nonsense. Though I will say that claiming the universe is over 80 trillion years old is a new one. 

 

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Astra.Xtreme

Do you dare to adopt an open-mind view or are you willing to hold dear to your ignorance and dissolve this subject as hoax and move on?

It's comments like this that turn these discussions into a sh*t-show.  Essentially you're saying that people are idiots if they don't believe in all these alien abduction claims.  There are more sides to this...

 

Where's the proof?  People can tell all the stories they want, but in the end, it means absolutely nothing without proof.  A lot of nutjobs have been called out for making stories up, which doesn't help.  Every single photo or video of a "UFO" is blurry, which is obviously puzzling in this day and age.  There's really just nothing to even build a weak case for any of this.

 

There is a good probability that there is life somewhere else in the universe, but there is not a single bit of proof yet to back it.

Some people are convinced that we can break the speed of light, but without proof, it's all just BS.  Same concept applies.

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The Evil Overlord

All I have to say to this is (for what it's worth)

If we are indeed the only intelligent life in the universe/galaxy/cosmos, that is one hell of a waste of space

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eddman

Do you dare to adopt an open-mind view...

"Are you willing to accept jesus christ into your heart and be saved."

 

That's how it reads. Your view is not much different from blind faith in religion.

 

Drop this kind of nonsense and start looking at the universe in a scientific way.

 

There is a very good chance that aliens and even intelligent ones, perhaps even far more advanced than us, exist in the universe, but believing in old, half-assed, unproven stories is not the way to find or contact them.

 

Even watching known fiction like star trek TNG would be more useful than watching such drivel.

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+Dick Montage

I love how these idiots post this crap and say "OMG wake up, question what you are told, open your eyes"  and yet blindly believe all this bull.

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FloatingFatMan

I love how these idiots post this crap and say "OMG wake up, question what you are told, open your eyes"  and yet blindly believe all this bull.

 

The best way to deal with them is to do exactly what they say. Question -everything- they tell you! :p

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mudslag

I love how these idiots post this crap and say "OMG wake up, question what you are told, open your eyes"  and yet blindly believe all this bull.

 

 

I like how the OP makes the post then disappears, or maybe he was abducted.  :o

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+xrobwx71

All I have to say to this is (for what it's worth)

If we are indeed the only intelligent life in the universe/galaxy/cosmos, that is one hell of a waste of space

And an unfathomable amount of it. There is space out there we cannot see yet.

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HawkMan

All I have to say to this is (for what it's worth)

If we are indeed the only intelligent life in the universe/galaxy/cosmos, that is one hell of a waste of space

 

there's a difference between accepting the statistical fact that there likely is a lot of intelligent life out there in space and claiming they gave been visiting earth.

 

if you accept that, then you must also accept Hawking's claim that any alien spending the ridiculous amount of resources to travel to another solar system isn't coming to say hi and be friends.

 

 

and btw "I am agent" :p

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The Evil Overlord

there's a difference between accepting the statistical fact that there likely is a lot of intelligent life out there in space and claiming they gave been visiting earth.

 

if you accept that, then you must also accept Hawking's claim that any alien spending the ridiculous amount of resources to travel to another solar system isn't coming to say hi and be friends.

 

 

and btw "I am agent" :p

I am really heavily flu'd up dude, and would wholeheartedly love to have an enjoyable conversation on the subject, but you'll have to forgive me, as my brain is mostly mush right now

I did like the 'Agent H' reference though :)

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Thomas the Tank Engine

Oh goody, four and a half hours of the same non evidential nonsense. Though I will say that claiming the universe is over 80 trillion years old is a new one.

 

So, because Human scientists say the universe -- I actually believe in the multiverse -- is 13.82 billion years old, then it has to be what we say.

 

And, when we look at distant galaxies using Hubble, we are looking into the universe's past, how do we know that the galaxies -- including our own -- are not actually the old galaxies, and the ones we see in Hubble pictures are the new ones?

 

Our science is not the only one out there!

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Skin

Oh goody, four and a half hours of the same non evidential nonsense. Though I will say that claiming the universe is over 80 trillion years old is a new one.

 

All jokes aside, like someone else has already said, we have no idea how old the universe really is. We thought it was 8 billion, then 10, then 11, then 13.8 then... the point is, we are looking from a fixed 'point' in space and with technology that shows us more as it improves, whereas if life is elsewhere and moved across the galaxy (or even universe), then they may have a different view, or, a different way of measuring time and age.

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mudslag

So, because Human scientists say the universe -- I actually believe in the multiverse -- is 13.82 billion years old, then it has to be what we say.

 

And, when we look at distant galaxies using Hubble, we are looking into the universe's past, how do we know that the galaxies -- including our own -- are not actually the old galaxies, and the ones we see in Hubble pictures are the new ones?

 

Our science is not the only one out there!

 

 

 

All jokes aside, like someone else has already said, we have no idea how old the universe really is. We thought it was 8 billion, then 10, then 11, then 13.8 then... the point is, we are looking from a fixed 'point' in space and with technology that shows us more as it improves, whereas if life is elsewhere and moved across the galaxy (or even universe), then they may have a different view, or, a different way of measuring time and age.

 

 

 

 

I agree we could be way off but we can only go off of our current understanding and the evidence that we currently have. Stating something like 80 trillion years without providing even a hint of supportive evidence is something that can be laughed off. Then again, the nothing provided in the video offers evidence for pretty much most of the claims made. As for measuring time in a different way, that's irrelevant when trying to explain something in a concept for us. 

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Arachno 1D

Have you ever question the purpose of life or life in general that is put here on earth? 

 

We have no purpose we act like a virus on the surface of a Planet

 

Have you ever question the existance of god? 

 

There is none no questions to answer

 

Have you ever doubt "The Theory of Evolution"?

 

Its a THEORY as per the title as we who exist right now where not there at the time

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FloatingFatMan

Have you ever doubt "The Theory of Evolution"?

 

Its a THEORY as per the title as we who exist right now where not there at the time

 

Well, technically, it's a "best hypothesis based on the large amount of available evidence."

 

I dislike the use of the word "theory", as too many morons out there don't know what a scientific theory even IS...

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Gotenks98

I am one of those kinds of people who does keep an open mind but not that wide like in that picture. That being said I think science and religion can work together its just that it needs to be explained better. For instance the bible says God created the earth in less than a week and its about 6,000 years old give or take. Well if you look at the records of how old fossils are and how far light has to travel from other places it does not add up. Well who is to say that time in Gods view a day isn't  like a trillion years. That would account for the randomness and weird stuff thats out there in space. Just because the bible does not say it, it does not mean it didn't happen. If there are other civilizations out there God could have created those too or at least put the building blocks of life out there in such a way evolution would happen. To say that there is no God we would have to have an explanation for everything, such as why do the laws of physics break down the closer you get to a black hole? Either our understanding of the universe is flawed or there is something there that does not want us to find Him/Her.

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Arachno 1D

There ya go making assumptions based on illogical argument.

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FloatingFatMan

why do the laws of physics break down the closer you get to a black hole? Either our understanding of the universe is flawed or there is something there that does not want us to find Him/Her.

 

The laws of physics don't "break down" when you get closer to a black hole.

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The laws of physics don't "break down" when you get closer to a black hole.

Its been said numerous times that the laws of physics do break down with black holes or they cease to work right. I remember even seeing this on that new astronomy show that everyone went ape ###### over that has that really boring black guy on it. I cant think of the name but he said this too.

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Arachno 1D

Again its a theory as no ones been near a Black Hole recently and lived to tell the tale so your arguing semantics.Any branch of such theoretical science will have viewpoints on either side even from well informed scientists take global warming as an example.

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Its been said numerous times that the laws of physics do break down with black holes or they cease to work right. I remember even seeing this on that new astronomy show that everyone went ape ###### over that has that really boring black guy on it. I cant think of the name but he said this too.

 

I think you're mi-interpreting what they mean by that. they probably shouldn't have used those words either, as it doesn't break down, but the extremes in there causes things to change but still to our understanding. after all what happens in there is still theory based on our calculations of the damn laws of physics... if they broke down they couldn't very well use them to calculate how they work could they.

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MikeChipshop

Have you ever question the purpose of life or life in general that is put here on earth?

Nope.

We're on earth to eat, s***, copulate and evolve.

/end life

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such as why do the laws of physics break down the closer you get to a black hole?

[citation needed]

 

Its been said numerous times that the laws of physics do break down with black holes or they cease to work right. I remember even seeing this on that new astronomy show that everyone went ape ###### over that has that really boring black guy on it. I cant think of the name but he said this too.

Nope doesn't count.

 

The nice thing about laws of physics is that they always apply. Hence why they're laws.

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      We see that spectrum, but all of them, you wouldn't consider them as developers. And that is our primary audience. However, when we see a large customer using Power BI with the data stack underneath it, we do see a need for us to operate well with the data stack. There are data engineers or BI professionals that also use Power BI, but when they're using Power BI, they're typically not just serving businesses, they're building a large end to end system. There, the tools that they would primarily use would be, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Data Factory, Azure Machine Learning, you know, professional tools. What we're trying to do is saying, "Hey, while you're using those professional tools, you can also use Power BI and we've integrated our development environments." So, you can build a project into it. That is what we're focused on. We don't want to confuse customers by saying, "Well, if you're a pro data engineer, you start your job in Power BI," - you would start your job in Azure. But when you build systems end to end, we want to make it easy for you to build a full stack.

      Now, when I expand beyond Power BI and look at the Power Platform, we actually see a lot of pro app developers who are looking for a high-productivity environment. But if you want to build an app within your enterprise and you want to have it run on your iPhone, and you want to run it on your Android, if you're gonna use the native APIs of iOS and Android and get each app for two different stores, that's a very expensive process, even for the pro developer, who knows what they're doing. Now, Power Apps really helps you there because it gives you a high-productivity environment. We are seeing a lot of pro developers who have started using Power Apps and Power Automate as a place to start. But, what's great about it is that because we have done a lot of the work with API Management and Azure integration, they can actually build both on Power Apps as well as in Azure Functions. It gives them the ability to build the whole system end to end using a high-productivity environment and a high-code environment.

      Image via Power BI blogHamza: Thanks a lot, Arun, I'm just going to wrap this up. As far as the future of Power BI is concerned, what more is in the pipeline for the longer term, and how do you see the platform evolving, moving ahead - especially in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic?

      Arun: Yeah, that's a really, really good point. I would say three things, Hamza. One is, it starts with trust and security, right? Everybody's working from home these days. Corporate data is now living on so many machines that it never used to see before. Enabling customers to be able to work securely in a remote environment is paramount because often customers put their most precious information in to Power BI. That's why we have invested deeply in Microsoft Information Protection; that's where we invested in cloud app security, that's where we added 'bring your own key'. In terms of the security capabilities that Power BI has introduced, they really have been massive over the last 18 months. And it has really helped customers, especially when COVID has hit. That's why I would say security and trust are number one for us.

      Number two is making sure that Power BI is just deeply integrated into your collaborative experiences. We really do see Teams as being the home for Power BI, where you can find your analytics, you can discuss your analytics, you can discuss your data, all of those things, just living together. Every team that's formed has a goal that they want to accomplish. Often the progress of that goal is tracked in Power BI. So, it's just such a natural fit.

      The third area is really AI, you know, with the amount of data that's available, with the frequency at which it's changing and the volume, you cannot have humans figure this out anymore. You have to have machines help humans. So, AI is where we're making a lot of progress because we're able to do things like, "Hey, automatically find the influencers that drove an outcome; automatically decompose your KPIs into the dimensions that drove the results; automatically generate a natural language summary; automatically identify anomalies." All of these things, our vision for Power BI there is that, "Hey, we should be able to tell you what matters to you. You shouldn't have to go hunting around to discover it." That's the third area we are investing in.

      Power BI has, no doubt, evolved into one of the premier business intelligence tools globally over the past five years. The focus on community-requested features has also been quite apparent in recent releases. Arun Ulag detailing how the platform currently functions, and how he sees it developing in the future under his role as its CVP certainly provided us with some unique insights. As to how the latest assortment of introductions is perceived by the business intelligence community moving ahead, only time will tell.

      The transcription of the interview has been slightly edited for brevity and relevance.

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      KaiOS Technologies outlines how it helps users fight COVID-19
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      KaiOS Technologies, the maker of the third-biggest mobile operating system – KaiOS – has outlined what it is doing to help its users fight COVID-19. As KaiOS targets people just now connecting to the internet, they tend to be low-income and more susceptible to contracting and spreading COVID-19, according to the firm.

      The company said on its website that it’s supporting developers that are creating solutions to tackle COVID-19 and that it’s working with carriers to promote the apps “to the largest number of users.” Three apps that the firm outlined are BeSafe, COVID-19 Stats, and Life. It said that it also has an upcoming announcement that will discuss a new project with the government of Nigeria and a local digital agency which will make virtual learning a possibility in the country – the project includes distributing devices, for free, to students in Nigeria.

      The first app which KaiOS Technologies is advocating is called BeSafe. It’s a simple app with essential information about COVID-19 and how to stay safe. The content is sourced from the World Health Organization (WHO) and is available in English, French, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Urdu, Arabic, Swahili, and Russian. The app has been available on the KaiStore since March 23 and has become the second most popular app on the platform. Push notifications and texts, sent by carriers, are making more people aware of the app.

      The second app is COVID-19 Stats. It includes information about the number of total cases, active cases, and deaths around the world by country. Most people in developed countries can easily grab this information from various places but when your only internet-connected device is a KaiOS phone, then this app becomes quite useful to see what is happening. It is available in French and English.

      Finally, Life is an app that gives first-time internet users access to tools and resources in digital skills, health, education, and other vital topics. The app also includes coronavirus-related information from UNICEF and the WHO. From the app, users can also activate the World Health Organization’s WhatsApp chatbot which can answer queries in real-time. The Life app is being popularised through ad campaigns for the app inside of KaiOS apps and games.



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      NASA has announced that it plans to launch a new robotic lander, dubbed Dragonfly, to Titan, one of Saturn’s moons, in 2026. The lander will be quite different from rovers that have been sent to Mars in that it’s a multi-rotor vehicle meaning that it will take off and land at various sites around the moon world.

      After the mission arrives at Titan in 2034 the rotorcraft will go to dozens of sites, carrying its entire science payload, to find out several things. It’ll teach us more about the atmosphere, surface, and subsurface levels of the moon, it’ll investigate how far prebiotic chemistry may have developed, and it’ll search for chemical evidence of past or existing life - if there is any.

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      Dragonfly is the fourth mission in the New Frontiers program. Mission #1 was the New Horizons mission which snapped the first pictures of Pluto in 2015, the second mission saw Juno travel to Jupiter making it the first solar-powered spacecraft to explore an outer planet, and the third mission was OSIRIS-REx which is set to return an asteroid sample back to Earth in September 2023.