image_pdfimage_print
Continue Reading... Tesla Is Clearing a Forest Outside Berlin for Its First European Gigafactory
Posted in Natural resources Society Technology

Tesla Is Clearing a Forest Outside Berlin for Its First European Gigafactory

Tesla is having a banner year, and we’re not even two months in. After reaching what was an all-time high…

Continue Reading... Elon Musk’s Boring Company Finishes First Tunnel for 155mph Vegas Loop
Posted in Cars Future Technology

Elon Musk’s Boring Company Finishes First Tunnel for 155mph Vegas Loop

Last month I attended the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Vegas. I had a list of all the tech I…

Continue Reading... Could a USB-C Charger’s Chip Get You to the Moon? This Guy Did the Math so You Don’t Have To
Posted in Science Space Technology

Could a USB-C Charger’s Chip Get You to the Moon? This Guy Did the Math so You Don’t Have To

Comparing today’s computers to their famous ancestors is a popular pastime. As we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the moon…

Continue Reading... The Weird, the Wacky, the Just Plain Cool: Best of CES 2020
Posted in Cars Future Technology

The Weird, the Wacky, the Just Plain Cool: Best of CES 2020

As you know if you’ve ever been to, heard of, or read about the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas,…

Continue Reading... Five Major Central Banks Unite to Explore Launching Their Own Digital Currencies
Posted in Digital-Coins Finance Future

Five Major Central Banks Unite to Explore Launching Their Own Digital Currencies

In the beginning, there was Satoshi. It’s been a little over a decade since the pseudonymous founder of Bitcoin introduced…

Continue Reading... This Marvelous Machine Splits Moon Dust into Oxygen and Metal
Posted in Machines Space Technology

This Marvelous Machine Splits Moon Dust into Oxygen and Metal

Called molten salt heat electrolysis, the process involves heating up a basket of simulated moon dust—which is a close approximation to the real thing—and calcium chloride salt to 950 degrees…

Continue Reading... Blind Woman Sees with New Implant, Plays Video Game Sent Straight to Her Brain
Posted in Health Science Technology Video Games

Blind Woman Sees with New Implant, Plays Video Game Sent Straight to Her Brain

It’s been over a decade since artificial retinas first began helping the blind see. But for many people, whose blindness…

Continue Reading... This Is What an AI Said When Asked to Predict the Year Ahead
Posted in AI Future Science Technology

This Is What an AI Said When Asked to Predict the Year Ahead

“What’s past is prologue.” So says the famed quote from Shakespeare’s The Tempest, alleging that we can look to what…

Continue Reading... World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 4.5 Million Homes
Posted in Natural resources Science Society

World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Will Power 4.5 Million Homes

Renewable energy statistics just keep topping each other. Solar power is getting cheaper. Battery storage capacity is getting better. And…