artificial intelligenceTuSimple Testing Self-Driving Trucks for US Postal Service

uSimple self-driving trucks is starting a short pilot program with the US Postal Service. They will complete five round trips between Phoenix and Dallas using autonomous semis operated by TuSimple. Letters and packages moving between Phoenix and Dallas will travel …

artificial intelligenceUnmanned Commercial Ships

Auto-docking system on commercial vessels and on recreational marine and fishing vessels in Japan is expected to start after 2020. Robotic commercial ships are being developed by Japan, Norway, China, UK and others shipping nations. Auto-docking system uses RTK (Real …

chinaChina Navy Versus the US Navy Now and Through 2030

China’s Navy now outnumbers the US Navy by 300 ships to 287 ship. The US ships are still much larger and more powerful and about 100 of China’s ships are coastal frigates and corvettes. The frigates and corvettes are really …

5gAI Will Have Insatiable Demand For Accelerated Computing

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says that there will be an insatiable demand for accelerated computing from Artificial Intelligence applications.

cancerNuclear Fusion Company TAE Technologies First Product is a Better Cancer Radiation Treatment Device

TAE Life Sciences, division of TAE Technologies, will use low energy neutrons to destroy cancer tumors without damaging healthy tissue. They are using nuclear science know-how that they have built up from their continuing pursuit of commercial nuclear fusion to …

DNAFirst Billion-atom Biomolecular Simulation

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have created the largest simulation to date of an entire gene of DNA, a feat that required one billion atoms to model and will help researchers to better understand and develop cures for diseases …

agricultureSwarm Satellites Has Smallest Satellites and Will Have Low Data Rate Global Coverage

Swarm Technologies makes the smallest satellite at one-quarter the size of a 1U cubesat. They raised $25 million in a series A. The round was led by Craft Ventures and Sky Dayton, founder of EarthLink and Boingo, with participation from …

medicineCBD (Cannabidiol) Mints Has More Targeted Therapeutic Effects

Lucent Botanicals formulate specific terpenes into tasty CBD mints for targeted effects. CBD and Terpenes are extracted from marijuana aka cannibas. Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring compound found in cannabis. It is a non-addictive substance. Both CBD and THC …

futureNASA Reveals a Moon Plan That Relies on the Terrible SLS Rocket

NASA has selected 11 companies to conduct studies and produce prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration program. This effort will help put American astronauts — the first woman and next man — on the Moon’s south pole …