Musk versus Bezos: Whose rocket is the biggest?

When it comes to rockets, size matters, and Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos know it.

What Can Theoretical Physics Tell Us About the Future of Humanity? | A Conversation...

Subscribe to Hidden Forces Here: In Episode 19 of Hidden Forces, host Demetri Kofinas speaks with theoretical physicist Geoff...

Intellectuals, Thought Leaders, and the Marketplace of Ideas | A Conversation with Daniel Drezner

Subscribe to Hidden Forces Here: In Episode 20 of Hidden Forces, Demetri Kofinas speaks with Daniel Drezner, about his latest...

Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find.

IMF Worried that High Inequality Could Threaten Global Capitalism

IMF says that higher taxation of the top earners would ...

Franklin Foer and the Existential Threat of Big Tech (HD)

Franklin Foer, national correspondent for The Atlantic, explores how tech platforms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, and Google have transformed the way we thin...

Scott Galloway – The Four – What To Do

Worth more than $2.3 trillion combined, the Big Four (Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google) continue to grab share from media companies, brands, and retailers...

How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions | Scott Galloway

The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India.

The German postal service has built its own electric trucks

Most of the attention in the electric-truck sector recently has focused on Tesla, which presented its Semi model to great fanfare earlier this month.

Opinion | How artificial intelligence will be used for social control

The scientific breakthroughs of pioneer artificial intelligence researchers in Toronto, Montreal and Edmonton are fuelling record public and private investments seeking to turn Canada into a global AI powerhouse.

China’s CCTV surveillance network took just 7 minutes to capture BBC reporter

It took Chinese authorities just seven minutes to locate and apprehend BBC reporter John Sudworth using its powerful network of CCTV camera and facial recognition technology.

6 Predictions about Data Science, Machine Learning, and AI for 2018

Summary:  Here are our 6 predictions for data science, machine learning, and AI for 2018.  Some are fast track and potentially disruptive, some take the hype off over blown claims and set realistic expectations for the coming year.

Google Brain cofounder Andrew Ng unveils to bring intelligence to manufacturing

AI technology has the potential to transform all manner of industries around the globe, and one of the field’s luminaries today unveiled a new startup he’s working on to bring intelligence to manufacturing.

Long-lived storage of a photonic qubit for worldwide teleportation

Concerning the development of quantum memories for the realization of global quantum networks, scientists of the Quantum Dynamics Division led by Professor Gerhard Rempe at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have now achieved a major breakthrough: they demonstrated the long-lived storage of a photonic qubit on a single atom trapped in an optical resonator.

China Has a New Three-Year Plan to Rule AI

The national artificial-intelligence ambitions of China have just evolved into a detailed three-year action plan, building on a sweeping scheme announced in July.

Why AI Could Be Entering a Golden Age – [email protected]

The quest to give machines human-level intelligence has been around for decades, and it has captured imaginations for far longer — think of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein in the 19th century.


BAE Systems has unveiled a new aircraft design that could be a major advance in stealth technology.

MIT just created living plants that glow like a lamp, and could grow glowing...

The modern world has been reinventing our relationship with energy for some time now.