AT&T Inc. Is Teaming Up With the U.S. Government to Expand Smart Cities

Posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 2:55 PM
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Model of a Smart City
Model of a Smart City

Wes Penre’s Comment: I wrote substantially about Smart Cities in the Wes Penre Papers, and I suggested that they will be built and go hand in hand with Artificial Intelligence and the so-called “Machine Kingdom” that will eventually replace today’s Homo sapiens sapiens, which is a race close to extinction. The species that will replace what we call the biological human body is going to be half machine and half human–a cyborg type of species–entirely in the hand of the Alien Invader Force.

The alternative human species that will exist side by side with the cyborgs to begin with I call Homo Nova in my papers. This species–less in numbers–will be the future, evolved human that eventually will break out of the “machine timeline” and create their own future in a much more peaceful and compassionate environment. This is what I predict–you will soon see it coming more and more into existence.

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This week, the White House announced $160 million in new funding and research grants to develop smart cities in the U.S. While that may be a moderate sum of money, it’s yet another step the U.S. government is taking to make the Internet of Things (IoT) more of a priority at the local and federal levels.

At the same time, AT&T (NYSE:T) announced that it’s now a lead member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and will help the government agency set up smart city projects across the country.

The company will help bring new smart city technology to 10 U.S. cities, including connected solutions for lighting, transportation, safety, buildings, and parking. Much of the technology involves sensors that can track vehicle traffic, electric meters to monitor energy usage, apps to remotely manage city lighting, and even sensors that can detect gunfire.

The company will also host a Smart Cities hackathon with the NIST and the participating cities at its Developer Summit this coming January. AT&T hasn’t disclosed which cities it will work with, but the move marks a bigger shift toward the potentially lucrative smart city market.

A bet on smart cities
The company’s been building its smart city capabilities and already has 16.5 million smart energy meters in the the U.S. And just last month, the telecom giant teamed up with IBM to implement water sensors in Las Vegas, Atlanta, and Los Angeles. The sensors allow cities to track water usage during droughts and find leaks in old pipelines. The company said in a press release that cities all over the world face water shortages and that a typical pipeline leak can waste 400,000 gallons of water per year.

AT&T is trying to tap into a growing trend among cities to conserve their resources, improve their services, and reduce traffic and crime. According to Navigant Research, by 2023, global smart city technology revenue will hit $27.5 billion, up from $8.8 billion last year.

AT&T is not stopping there
Since January, the company has partnered with more than 136 companies for new IoT projects. Right now, AT&T connects more than 40% of all the connected farm machines in the U.S. and has 22 million IoT connections worldwide, including more than 600,000 connected cars.

As the U.S. government expands funding and research into connected cities, AT&T is in a great position to benefit. Its current projects and new partnership with the NIST make it an ideal carrier to bring more IoT connections to America.

It’s still too early to tell how much AT&T could make from smart city technologies, but Cisco Systems thinks the IoT will save the public sector $4.6 trillion between now and 2023. Part of those savings will come from telecoms enabling sensors to connect, monitor, and analyze city data in new ways. Right now, AT&T is leading the pack in bringing those connections, and that should eventually translate into more IoT revenues in the years to come. Just as with most IoT solutions, the promise of future benefits (and earnings) are just around the corner.

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Pope Francis Declares Lucifer as God

Posted: Saturday, October 3, 2015 @ 4:45 AM
Revised: Wednesday, August 11, 2016 @ 1:25 AM

Pope Francis

Wes’ Comment: The video below is amazing because it proves that Lucifer is the God of Catholicism. A tenor is singing a Catholic hymn in the video, where he clearly sings that Jesus Christ (Marduk) is the Son of Lucifer (En.ki).

Here are the lyrics in Latin:

Flammas eius Lucifer matutinus invéniat
ille, inquam, Lucifer, qui nescit occásum
Christus Fílius tuus,
qui, regréssus ab ínferis, humáno géneri serénus illúxit,
et vivit et regnat in sæcula sæculórum. AMEN.

Translated in “Google Translate,” the English text would be close to:

His flames dawning
man, I say, O Lucifer, who does not know the going down
Christ your Son,
who came back from the grave, his peaceful light on all mankind,
who lives and reigns for ever and ever. AMEN.

“Fílius tuus” means “your Son,” so there is hardly any doubt about it. AMEN, by the way, comes from AMON, who is Amon Ra, aka Marduk https://ajalawarrior.wordpress.com/2011/09/22/amen-a-pagan-deity-literally-means-the-hidden-one-hidden-throughout-the-bible/. So both Christians and Catholics pray to Marduk (Satan).

Catholics try to justify these lyrics by saying that both Jesus and Satan are “Morning Stars,” which is the whole point with the cover-up, but that doesn’t make sense here anyway, unless the Catholics consider God being Lucifer, as well (which I’ve never heard of).

As I’ve said elsewhere, the “gods” who created the religions to manipulate the masses always put double meanings into the scriptures to confuse people. Lucifer is En.ki, an extraterrestrial, who has nothing to do with God, which I’ve showed evidence of in my research.

Here is the link to the translation: https://translate.google.com/#la/en/Flammas%20eius%20Lucifer%20matutinus%20inv%C3%A9niat%0Aille%2C%20inquam%2C%20Lucifer%2C%20qui%20nescit%20occ%C3%A1sum%0AChristus%20F%C3%ADlius%20tuus%2C%0A%20qui%2C%20regr%C3%A9ssus%20ab%20%C3%ADnferis%2C%20hum%C3%A1no%20g%C3%A9neri%20ser%C3%A9nus%20ill%C3%BAxit%2C%0A%20et%20vivit%20et%20regnat%20in%20s%C3%A6cula%20s%C3%A6cul%C3%B3rum.

Here is the link to the original lyrics: http://latindiscussion.com/forum/latin/flammas-eius-lucifer-matutinus-inv%C3%A9niat-ille-inquam-lucifer-qui-nescit-occ%C3%A1sum-christus-f%C3%ADlius.14071/

You can watch the video below and easily follow the words as you listen.

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