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Access to steady supplies of clean water is getting more and more difficult in the developing world, especially as demand skyrockets. In response, many countries have turned to the sea for potable fluids but existing reverse osmosis plants rely on complicated processes that are expensive and energy-intensive to operate. Good thing, engineers at Lockheed Martin have just announced a newly-developed salt filter that could reduce desalinization ener...
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The latest Atlas robot pushes open a door and goes for a walk outside in the snow. Has a bit of trouble with the uneven terrain but never falls over.
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Why a bunch of Silicon Valley investors are suddenly interested in universal basic income. Because other studies address the question of whether a basic income discourages people from going out and getting a job, but if all the jobs are going to be automated, that ceases to be an interesting question. The question then is whether people will become couch potatoes or whether they will take the initiative to do creative things.
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128 things that will disappear in the driverless car era, according to Thomas Frey. Jobs, specialty vehicles, farm and equipment vehicles, construction equipment vehicles, car sales, finance, and insurance jobs, vehicle features, vehicle repair, vehicle maintenance, driving and parking related issues, highway related safety features, traffic courts/justice systems issues, and traffic laws.
I started writing this column while I was in Manila, Philippines for a talk with UnionBank, one of the most innovative banks I’ve ever come across. Driving across Manila is often a painful experience with far too many cars locking up all possible arterials, and nowhere near enough money to redesign and build the needed infrastructure. But this is not Continue Reading
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It can change size, volume and shape.
Scientists have developed a versatile, tunable, and self-actuated foldable material.
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Among niche groups of computer scientists, the buzz surrounding blockchain has reached levels normally designated for Elon Musk. The technology is in its early and technically complicated stage of development,... read more
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Best of Davos: The richest 1% hold over 50% of the world’s wealth. How do we tackle growing inequality?
The richest 1% now hold over 50% of the world’s wealth. Inequality is damaging to nations and the global economy – here's how we can tackle it.
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The world's first robot-run farm will harvest 30,000 heads of lettuce daily with no herbicides or pesticides, 98% recycled water, and LED light.
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