Smart Dust

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Is it just dusty?

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http://robotics.eecs.berkeley.edu/~pister/SmartDust/

http://www.bauer.uh.edu/uhisrc/FTB/Smart%20Dust/Smart%20Dust.pdf

http://www.soe.ucsc.edu/classes/cmpe259/Winter05/papers/jcn.00.pdf

This stuff is incredible to work with. Still bleeding edge, not ready for prime time use.

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Woman in Phoenix, Arizona, films "dry rain" consisting of tiny particles falling from the sky. Watch closely and you will see them reflecting sunlight as they flutter to the ground.

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And here are some interesting results for Phoenix air particulates, years 2008 and 2009. As you can see, the readings are alarmlingly high compared to the maximum safe levels:

Phoenix Air Particulates Lab Report - 2008

Phoenix Air Particulates Lab Report - 2009

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America Is a Country - Not a Business!

America is, increasingly, no longer a country; instead, we're being run like a business, and in some cases it's literally killing us.

Take for example, the ongoing problem of foodborne illnesses like Salmonella, which infects over a million Americans every year.

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