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Continue Reading... Tesla Is Clearing a Forest Outside Berlin for Its First European Gigafactory
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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
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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
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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
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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... This Marvelous Machine Splits Moon Dust into Oxygen and Metal
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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
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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
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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... Five Major Central Banks Unite to Explore Launching Their Own Digital Currencies
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Five Major Central Banks Unite to Explore Launching Their Own Digital Currencies

While central banks have taken cryptocurrencies more and more seriously over the years, they also remain the ultimate authorities any rising new form of money must reckon with before knocking down the system. If anything replaces fiat currencies (in stable economies, at least), it’d likely need central bank support or even be issued by a central bank.

Continue Reading... Mojo Vision’s Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Kick off a Race to AR on Your Eye
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Mojo Vision’s Augmented Reality Contact Lenses Kick off a Race to AR on Your Eye

The digital world has been creeping closer to your face. Was a time when a laptop was about as personal…