THIS is a DUCK... and it could save your life - Call For Code

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  • Published on:  Monday, June 10, 2019
  • Thanks, IBM for sponsoring this video! Submit your idea to Call for Code for a chance to win $200,000 to use on your idea and help saves lives after a natural disaster at http://ibm.biz/linus19Project OWL (http://www.project-owl.com) was last year's winner from Call for Code that created their own inexpensive and simple yet effective communication mesh system for use in disaster zones where internet is not readily everywhere. It could save your life! Watch Project OWL in action at Puerto Rico (https://youtu.be/d7aAdk87Yv8)Buy: Emergency SuppliesOn Amazon: https://geni.us/JxfHB On NewEgg: https://geni.us/lMnuDiscuss on the forum: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/...Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/...Get Private Internet Access today at http://geni.us/7lLuafKDisplate metal posters: https://lmg.gg/displatelttLinus Tech Tips merchandise at http://www.LTTStore.com/ Linus Tech Tips posters at http://crowdmade.com/linustechtipsOur Test Benches on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/shop/linustech... Our production gear: http://geni.us/cvOSTwitter - https://twitter.com/linustechFacebook - http://www.facebook.com/LinusTechInstagram - https://www.instagram.com/linustechTwitch - https://www.twitch.tv/linustech Intro Screen Music Credit:Title: Laszlo - SupernovaVideo Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxm...iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/sup...Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusicOutro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana - Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnir...
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  • Linus Tech Tips  5 days ago

    Thank you everybody for watching this video! If you have questions about Project OWL's technology, how it could be applied in your community or are interested in collaborating with the Project Owl team, please shoot an email to or join the Slack group at www.project-owl.com/slack

  • Maggie McFee  3 days ago

    @Linus Tech Tips those GPS coordinates are _not_ the LMG HQ. It's a street address off 58th ave. LMG is at 49.0985156,-122.7065713

  • Crushed Luminary  3 days ago

    So... this is an advanced Epirb/PLB system?

  • Yinjiaxiang  5 days ago

    R.I.P. Linus SebastianDied of not having ketchup to eat.

  • Dalrae  4 days ago

    @liquidminds I do... xD

  • liquidminds  5 days ago

    @Pizza PowerXYZ Exactly. A pack of ketchup on your burger is like a cube of sugar in your coffee. Some use none, some use 1 or 2, but if you put the entire pack in your coffee, you'll have a bad time...

  • Peaceful Tigrex  5 days ago

    "Mama online"That has to be the cutest status message ever. xD

  • Nick Sande  yesterday

    mind.overflow - formerly lol7344 german too, mama and papa being our words for mom and dad, alot of european languages have similar words

  • @Kira mama is spanish, mamma is italian

  • Sekeleton  4 days ago

    "Guys IBM is sponsoring us, what we should do!?""What if we drop stuff"*yawning noises*"...intentionally."*whole meeting goes wild*

  • Chidsuey  4 days ago

    The "satellite ducks".Dammit just say "ducklings".

  • Jay Cie  3 days ago

    @Timothy Wagner who hoo

  • Timothy Wagner  3 days ago

    Ducktales?

  • Chris Kent  5 days ago

    Got their slogan:When there's been a cluster f*ck, it's time to deploy the cluster duck.

  • EpicAndroid  5 days ago

    After ducks are fully deployed: "Everything's all ducked up! We're ready to get our duck on!"

  • First Name  5 days ago

    *connects to emergency wifi*First message:"Lol who left the tap on?"

  • oddchristian  4 days ago

    First Name I respect that you thanked him 💀

  • First Name  4 days ago

    @Da Channel of Wisdom aka IPSoft Creations thank you

  • Joshua Carr  5 days ago

    "Here Linus, this is a duck. It's OK to drop this."*Ties balloons to duck.*

  • Elschka  yesterday

    His little awkward pause after saying "clusterduck" xDDDDDDD

  • You actually do have community and emergency managers watching your channel. I'm a volunteer with Kent County Search and Rescue, and while this popped up in my feed since I'm subscribed, it also got posted in our Slack group by our RACES coordinator. I think it's a fantastic idea, and it caught our eye today and might not have if it wasn't for this video.

  • cdreid9999  21 hours ago

    @SixOThree i dont care. Its a dumb idea. For the reasons i mentioned. As you live in new orleans you know if you put shit in floodwaters it goes byebye. AND.. nearly anyone with a cell phone ALREADY has internet. This isnt affordable or anything else. For what theyd likely project spending to deploy these in a lousiana flood you could probably buy 500 flat bottom boats or 3000 inflatable boats and just drop them from the sky or hand them out to people to allow them to search for people who need help.

  • SixOThree  23 hours ago

    @cdreid9999 I live in New Orleans. I find your cynicism disappointing and frankly repulsive. This product doesn't have to take the form of a floating duck (very obviously). But it's all you seem to be able to focus on.I appreciate the effort of anyone trying to make simple, scalable, and fault tolerant backup to a system we have seen fail a number of times.I think a great use of these would be for the Cajun Navy (look it up) to leave these behind when they reach an area. Anyone missed in the search...