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Continue Reading... Inside the Trump Administration’s Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency
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Inside the Trump Administration’s Chaotic Dismantling of the Federal Land Agency

With a vague plan that keeps changing as officials describe it — and no guarantees that Congress would fully fund their relocations — the employees were being detailed to distant locations in the West like Grand Junction, Colorado, and Reno, Nevada. Many career staff saw the move as part of a wider Trump administration effort to drive federal employees out of their jobs.

Continue Reading... The Trump Administration Cracked Down on Medicaid. Kids Lost Insurance.
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The Trump Administration Cracked Down on Medicaid. Kids Lost Insurance.

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Continue Reading... Trump’s Trillion-Dollar Hit to Homeowners
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Trump’s Trillion-Dollar Hit to Homeowners

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Continue Reading... Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg
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Prosecutors Investigating the Trump Organization Zero In on Trump CFO Allen Weisselberg

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Continue Reading... We’ll Soon Be Able to Prosper and Save the Earth at the Same Time.
Posted in Future Natural resources Society Technology Uncategorized

We’ll Soon Be Able to Prosper and Save the Earth at the Same Time.

Life is pretty different today than it was 20 or even 10 years ago. Smartphones and the internet have changed…

Continue Reading... Would You Want a Personal AI That Knows Everything About You?
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Would You Want a Personal AI That Knows Everything About You?

A couple years ago I took part in a marketing video where I was recorded answering questions about my career…

Continue Reading... Driver-less and Electric, or Car-Free? The Cities Cutting Out Cars, and Why
Posted in Autonomous Vehicles Future Government Science Technology

Driver-less and Electric, or Car-Free? The Cities Cutting Out Cars, and Why

It’s common consensus in the tech industry that the days of cars as we know them—powered by gas, driven by humans, and individually owned by all who want and can afford one—are numbered. Imminent is the age of autonomous, electric, and shared transportation, and we’re continuously taking small steps towards making it a reality.

Continue Reading... Science Fiction’s Greatest Power? Inspiring Us to Build the Future
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Science Fiction’s Greatest Power? Inspiring Us to Build the Future

Science fiction’s visions of the future can appear more fantasy than fact. Sometimes books and movies are unnerving, other times they’re way off. Although sci-fi isn’t always right, it does something else that’s more important than mere prediction—it inspires the people who can build the future to go out there and get to work.

Continue Reading... If Energy Becomes Free in the Future, How Will That Affect Our Lives?
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If Energy Becomes Free in the Future, How Will That Affect Our Lives?

So what would a world of free energy for all look like? Electricity would become ubiquitous in the many parts of the world where that’s not yet the case. In other places, electric bills would disappear—but that would be the least of it. Manufacturing costs would plummet, as would transportation costs, as would, well, pretty much all costs.