Kai Fu Lee’s Vision of the Future of 2041

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee has spent more than three decades at the cutting edge of artificial intelligence research, development, and investment in both the US and China. He is now managing a $3 billion Sinovation Ventures fund. Previously, Dr. Lee was the president of Google China and a senior executive at Microsoft, SGI, and Apple. Co-chair …

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Tesla Overcoming 4680 Production Hell

Hyperchange channel Galileo Russell reports the production yield of Tesla 4680 cells has reportedly risen to about 70-80%, up from just about 20% last year. Tesla’s pilot battery line at Kato Road is starting to close in on the acceptable yields of factories like Giga Nevada. Tesla is ramping battery output from its pilot line …

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Race to Kilometer Scale Space Construction

China’s Natural Science Foundation of China has outlined a five-year $2.3 million project to study building over kilometer size objects in orbit. Kilometer-scale, ultra-large spacecraft are major strategic aerospace equipment for the future use of space resources and colonization. They will study minimizing the weight of the spacecraft and space structures to reduce the number …

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Alien Microbe Life on Numerous Super Earth Exoplanets Should Be Observed By 2025

Ocean covered exoplanets that are up to 2.6 times bigger than Earth should have microbial life which the James Webb Space Telescope should detect. The James Webb should launch this year. Planets of this size dominate the known exoplanet population, although they have not been studied in nearly as much detail as super-Earths. Hycean worlds …

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17% Increase in Half-Year US Clean Power Installation for Nearly 10GW Added

The US installed 9.915 GW of wind, utility-scale solar, and battery storage capacity in the first half of 2021. The American Clean Power (ACP) Association shows that second-quarter installations rose by 13% on the year after 5,620 MW of capacity was put on stream. The country added 2,226 MW of solar, 2,824 MW of wind, …

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