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Boeing will build DARPA’s XS-1 Spaceplane

Boeing Company has been chosen by DARPA to build the XS-1 Spaceplane. DARPAh aims to build and fly the first of an entirely new class of hypersonic aircraft that would bolster national security by providing short-notice, low-cost access to space. …

More high speed rail and maglev lines in China

China Railway began construction on the 78.2km Beijing – Bazhou high-speed line, which will serve the city’s new international airport at Daxing, 46km south of the capital. The line will include four new stations, including an underground station at the …

Request for Volunteer WordPress and UI help

Nextbigfuture converted from blogger.com to WordPress and their have continued to be some challenges. Nextbigfuture readership includes many technically competent people. It would be a great help if some who were well versed in WordPress and UI could assist with …

Google will put mini-TPUs into upcoming cellphones

Nextbigfuture talked to an attendee of 2017 Google IO and he reported that Google will be putting mini versions of the second generation TPU (tensor processing unit) into all new google cellphones. The TPU is optimized for artificial intelligence and …