June 19, 2021

Bill Gates remembers Paul Allen: ‘I will miss him tremendously’

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By Mallory Locklea From engadget He penned a post on what Allen meant to him. Yesterday, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen passed away at the age of 65 following a battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and today, Bill Gates shared a few thoughts on the man he says changed his life. “When I think about Paul, I […]

Echodyne’s pocket-sized radar may be the next must-have tech for drones (and drone hunters)

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  By Devin Coldewey From TechCrunch Just because we live in an age of many sensors doesn’t mean we always have the right one for the job. One in particular we’ve been lacking is a radar system that can detect obstacles and aircraft hundreds of meters out, yet fit comfortably on a small drone. The […]

Containership grounding causes ‘Significant Damage’ to Cayman Islands’ reef

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By Mike Schuler From gCaptain Officials in the Cayman Islands are trying to determine exactly how much damage was caused to a coral reef after the grounding of the containership MV Saga near George Town. The Ministry of Environment says it is aware of the incident and is in the preliminary stages of its investigation […]

No admission of guilt but Paul Allen reaches agreement with Cayman Islands government on damage to coral

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“Losing any of our coral affects not only the stability of our environment, but also our economy. The agreement with TDE Maritime therefore reflects a value commensurate with the loss of our public resource and facilitates a permanent mooring solution in Seven Mile Beach Park.“ This was the Minister of Environment Wayne Panton’s response to […]

Paul Allen’s Vulcan to pay for reef restoration after mega-yacht mishap, despite ‘exaggerated’ claims

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By James Risley From Geek Wire Earlier this year, Seattle billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s yacht was blamed for destroying nearly 14,000 square feet of protected coral reef in the Cayman Islands. Vulcan, Allen’s investment company, announced today that they will help pay for rehabilitating the reef. According to a joint statement from Vulcan […]

Paul Allen agrees to Cayman Islands reef restoration

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From idive Cayman Islands In a statement released late Monday (8) afternoon, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s company Vulcan Inc. announced that they have developed a plan to restore the reef in the vicinity of the Doc Poulson wreck and the Knife dive sites. The proposal has been placed in the hands of the Department of […]