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A Cornerstone of Saudi Vision 2030- ‘THE LINE’ 170km Linear City.

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Khushi Shah – Mumbai Uncensored, 4th May 2022

A futuristic city with no cars or streets, with all residents living within a five-minute walk of essential facilities, a “civilisational revolution that puts humans first’’ was announced by Mohammed bin Salman, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia. He unveiled a revolutionary plan to build Communities powered by AI by enabling AI-driven transportation through massive data harnessing.

He wishes to build a future powered by invisible, innovative infrastructure in a 100-mile-long (170 kilometres) mega-city consisting of connected communities called “city modules” linking the Red Sea coast with the north-west of Saudi Arabia.

Bin Salman, also the Chairman of the Neom Company Board of Directors, has manifested his passion for sustainability in this project “Why should we sacrifice nature for the sake of development?” he said. “Why should 7 million people die every year because of pollution? Why should we lose 1 million people every year due to traffic accidents?”

The construction of ‘this ‘green oasis’ has started in the first quarter of 2021. A direct contrast to the polluting metropolitan cities we live in today, this city will be powered by ‘100% clean energy’ where residents can be ferried around by “autonomous mobility solutions” and ultra-high-speed transit.Aimed to be the “largest carbon-free system” in the world, the 16-borough city would lean heavily into solar power, wind farms, and emerging green technology that transforms water into oxygen and hydrogen.

A part of his ambitious plan also includes transforming the country into a technology hub and competing strongly with the silicon valley. According to the ‘Wall Street Journal’ confidential documents mention plans for flying drone taxis, a Jurassic Park style amusement park with robotic dinosaurs, and the highest density of Michelin starred restaurants, where, unlike the rest of the country, there has been a proposal put forth to allow alcohol to be served. The Landscape would be transformed, with cloud seeding machines, glow-in-the dark sand, and a giant artificial moon that would light up every night.

Besides its revolutionary architecture and sustainable cause it will also serve as an economic engine for the kingdom. It aims to contribute 380000 jobs in the future and SAR180 billion which is 48 billion U.S. dollars to the domestic G.D.P. by 2030. It will drive diversification and develop public service sectors, making the Saudi economy less dependent on external countries for oil.

“Neom is an accelerator of human progress and a vision of what a new future might look like,” according to a release. “It will be a destination and a home for people who dream big and want to be part of building a new model for exceptional livability, creating thriving businesses, and reinventing environmental conservation.”

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Outbreak of Monkeypox in Non endemic countries.

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The WHO reported  Monkeypox from 11 countries that normally don’t have the disease. 

Khushi Shah, Mumbai Uncensored 21th May 2022

While some are still reeling from the Covid pandemic, there’s another virus to get to get updated with.

If you’re experiencing symptoms like headache, skin rash, fever, body aches, chills, swollen lymph nodes, and exhaustion, symptoms similar to smallpox, but milder, for an incubation period, ranging from five to 21 days you are showing signs of ‘monkeypox’.

In this unusual and unprecedented monkeypox outbreak there are more than 120 confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox, a viral disease seldom detected outside of Africa, have been reported in at least 11 non-African countries in the past week, including the UK, that would not normally expect to have the disease.

The name “monkeypox” comes from the first documented cases of the illness in animals in 1958, when two outbreaks occurred in monkeys kept for research. However, the virus did not jump from monkeys to humans, nor are monkeys major carriers of the disease. The virus’s natural home is wild animals, which are actually thought to be rodents rather than monkeys. When someone in the rainforests of Western and Central Africa comes into contact with an infected creature and the virus makes the jump across species. Their skin erupts in a rash, which blisters and then scabs over.

A person is not contagious during the incubation period.

Unlike SARS-CoV-2, which has been spreading through tiny air-borne droplets called aerosols, monkeypox, the new virus is thought to spread from close contact with bodily fluids, such as saliva from coughing.

Because monkeypox virus is closely related to the virus that causes smallpox, the smallpox vaccine can protect people from getting monkeypox. Past data from Africa suggests that the smallpox vaccine is at least 85% effective in preventing monkeypox.

Generally, monkeypox cases are mild and people tend to recover within weeks. But the death rate varies, depending on the type. The ECDC has said that the west African clade, the type so far seen in Europe, has a case fatality rate of around 3.6% (estimated from studies conducted in African countries).

All monkeypox viruses are cousins of the one that caused smallpox, the only human virus to have been eradicated. However the strain causing the current outbreaks differs from the one in western Africa. Unlike SARS-CoV-2, a rapidly-evolving RNA virus whose variants have regularly eluded immunity from vaccines and prior infection, monkeypox virus is a relatively large DNA virus. DNA viruses are better at detecting and repairing mutations than RNA viruses, which means it’s unlikely that the monkeypox virus has suddenly mutated to become adept at human transmission.

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Chinese plane crash may have been deliberate

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Reports say Chinese plane crash killing 123 was intentional.

Khushi Shah – Mumbai Uncensored, 18th May 2022

A Chinese Eastern Airlines aircraft that crashed in the southern Guangxi province of China, carrying 132 passengers, was flying at 29,000at a speed of nearly 700 mph as per data from Flightradar and had no survivors. It was mainland China’s deadliest aviation disaster in 28 years.

The Boeing 737-800 that crashed in March was intentionally put into a nose-dive, according to US media reports.  While there were faults in the design of Boeing’s later 737-Max model that led to two fatal disasters in 2018 and 2019, the 737-800 has long been in everyday service around the world.

The plane did what it was told to do by someone in the cockpit. Data from one of the plane’s “black box” flight recorders, which was recovered from the crash site, suggested that inputs to the controls pushed the plane into a near-vertical dive, the report said.

The plane slammed into the ground with such force that it created a 66-foot deep hole in the ground, according to Chinese officials. The pilots did not respond to repeated calls from air traffic controllers and nearby planes during the rapid descent, authorities have said. Early data showed the airliner plunged from 29,000 feet to 8,000 feet, leveled off and then went into a freefall. One video showed the plane nose-diving into the ground.

While the investigators are looking at the actions of the pilot before the accident, there is also speculation that someone broke into the cockpit and crashed the plane. However, there was no emergency code issued from the flight before the crash. 

According to the media reports, aviation experts had noted that the flight. pattern shown on tracking sites resembled the ‘Germanwings’ crash in 2015, due to lack of reported mayday call or any loss of data signal. That Airbus A320 passenger plane was crashed deliberately by the pilot as it crossed the French Alps, killing 150 people.

The Chinese authorities have not indicated to their US counterparts that there was any mechanical or flight-control problems with the plane, the reports said, adding that no emergency code was sent, suggesting no intruder could have reached the cockpit.

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Elon Musk called Twitter newsfeed algorithms ‘Manipulative’

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Elon Musk told his followers to “fix” their Twitter feed to show “Latest tweets.Twitter founder and ex-CEO Jack Dorsey said the setting was simply a way of showing trending news.

Khushi Shah – Mumbai Uncensored, 16th May 2022

Recently, annoyed at the presence of fake users on Twitter after putting the $44 billion takeover deal on hold, the Tesla CEO said that his team was busy finding out the presence of fake accounts with the random sampling process.
He does not believe in Twitter findings which say that false or spam accounts represent fewer than 5 per cent of its monetisable daily active users which are around 229 million. Two hours later, unpredictable as ever, Elon Musk added a tweet, saying “Still committed to acquisition.”
“You are being manipulated by the algorithm in ways you do not realise. Easy to switch back and forth to see the difference,” Musk wrote in a series of tweets.
Sharing a potential way to beat the HYPERLINK “https://www.timesnownews.com/topic/twitter-algorithm”Twitter algorithm and fix the feed, Musk tweeted, “Very important to fix your Twitter feed:

  1. Tap home button.
  2. Tap stars on upper right of screen.
  3. Select “Latest tweets”.
    “Easy to switch back & forth to see the difference,”
    In the same thread, Musk wrote sarcastically: “(This message is brought to you by the Illuminaughty)”. The illuminati is a designation assumed by or applied to groups of persons who claim to be unusually enlightened.
    Responding to Musk’s tweet, Jack Dorsey, the former CEO of Twitter, said that the algorithm of the microblogging platform was designed simply to save time when a user is away from the app for a while. He wrote that pull to refresh goes back to “reverse chron” as well.
    Earlier in the week, he said he’d reverse the platform’s ban of President Donald Trump if his purchase goes through. The same day, he also said he supported a new European Union law aimed at protecting social media users from harmful content.
    He has also been advocating through several tweets that one of his priorities would be to remove “spam bots” from the platform.His entire motivation to acquire Twitter was based on his desire to ensure freedom of speech on the platform and to boost monetisation of an internet site that is influential in media and political circles but has struggled to attain profitable growth.

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