80 Times More Energy Prototype Superconducting Chips that Will Soon Reach 10 Ghz

Researchers from Yokohama National University in Japan have developed a prototype microprocessor using superconductor devices that are about 80 times more energy-efficient than CMOS semiconductor devices. Computers currently use 10% of global electricity. The adiabatic quantum-flux-parametron (AQFP) is a building block for ultra-low-power, high-performance microprocessors, and other computing hardware for the next generation of data …

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DARPA Gremlin Drone Tests

In November, DARPA X-61A Gremlins Air Vehicle (GAV) flew for more than two hours, successfully validating all autonomous formation flying positions and safety features. Nine attempts were made at mechanical engagement of the GAVs to the docking bullet extended from a C-130 aircraft, but relative movement was more dynamic than expected and each GAV ultimately, …

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Next Generation Army Drones

The US Army is making new drones to replace the RQ-7B Shadow which will give brigade commanders’ primary day/night, reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition system. Commanders will see and understand the battlespace and gain situational awareness on the battlefield. They will takeoff like helicopters and will not need a runway. The new drones will be …

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China Becoming Economically Stronger Than the USA But Not the US and Allies

Nextbigfuture found cost of living data indicating that China’s purchasing power parity economy is about $31 trillion. This is 30% larger than official estimates and is 50% larger than the $21 trillion US economy. In a decade or two China’s currency will strengthen to a value that matches its purchasing power level. Japan reached per …

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Wells Fargo Harvey Was Wrong About 2020 But Predicts 2021 Anyway

Wells Fargo, Chris Harvey, was wrong about 2020. He called for getting out of the stock market before the 16% increase in the SP500 in 2020. “We kinda hate this market,” Harvey told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” on Wednesday. “When did we stop liking this market? It’s been relatively recent. The market has moved very close …

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China’s Purchasing Power Economy is 30% Higher Than Official Numbers

The official purchasing power parity (PPP) statistics say that China’s PPP GDP is $24 trillion, but people can buy 30% more than those figures indicate. Reviewing cost of living data and living in China videos indicates that China’s PPP GDP is $31 trillion. There are now comprehensive online comparisons of costs between global cities. This …

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China Cuts Coal Electricity From 68.5% to 57.7% Over 7 Years

China’s energy improvements are hugely important for the world. China has the highest share of global energy usage. China is the main global source of energy pollution. In 2019, China coal consumption was 57.7% of total energy consumption, a decrease of 10.8 percentage points from 2012 (68.5%). Clean energy (natural gas, hydropower, nuclear power and …

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