batteriesBYD confident all new cars in China will be electric by 2030

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China’s electric car makers predict that 6 million electric cars per year will be sold in 2023 in China. This would be 20% of China’s 30 million new car sales in 2023. Currently China sells about 24-25 million new cars …

asiaA Hong Kong megaproject could mean trillions

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Kaizer Lau Ping-cheung, a former surveyor and lawmaker, says the 1,700 hectare Lantau land reclamation project proposed by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam is too small. He claims the 1,700-hectare reclamation project off Lantau Island will break even within …

artificial intelligenceWaymo Self-Driving Cars use lasers to constantly guide safe driving

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Waymo, Google’s self-driving car company, is building the world’s most experienced driver, with over 10 million miles self-driven on public roads and almost 7 billion in simulation. Discover what we’ve seen and learned along the way from literal curveballs in …

blockchainTokenized Securities Platform DESICO Announces Their Own STO

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n a big announcement today, tokenized securities startup DESICO announced its plans for its own official Security Token Offering (STO) of DESI tokens. Tokenized securities are currently gaining steam as the blockchain sector continues to mature. DESICO is conducting a …

chinaChina E-Commerce on track to 59% of world E-commerce in 2021

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E-commerce sales in China was over $1 trillion in 2017. Alibaba paid about $6 billion to take control of China’s top supermarket chain and one of its biggest department-store franchises. A Guangzhou-based startup called BingoBox has built a network of …

air forceRepairing Tyndall airbase and F-22 fighters will easily top a billion dollars

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Tyndall airbase suffered a lot of damage from Hurricane Michael. Many buildings on base are a complete loss, and the rest sustained severe damage. The drone runway had catastrophic damage. Tyndall’s marina is completely destroyed, including its structures and docks. …

elon muskTwo mile long Boring Company tunnel almost done

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The Boring Company will extend its tunneling project into the west side of Los Angeles. They want to tunnel 10 times faster and cheaper than traditional tunneling. Part of the gain is from having narrower tunnels compared to regular subways. …

educationRace Discrimination reduces Asian American top college entrance by half

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Ivy Leagues Universities and other selective schools discriminate against Asian-Americans in the college admissions process. Ivy league schools have 15-22% Asian enrollment versus 40-50% at top universities without race discrimination. The UC (University of California) system picks students based predominantly …

militaryShifting military technology and the Intermediate-Range Nuclear treaty

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Russia has been violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty for at least five years. Trump has announced the US is pulling out of the treaty. Russia tested and then deployed land-based missile with ranges between 500 and 5,500 kilometers …

artificial intelligenceGeneralized Graph Networks ups Deep Learning to next level AI

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Deep Learning and Machine Learning has made breakthroughs in recent years. There is tens of billions of dollars going into development of the new AI. Google and Deep Mind are recognizing that Deep Learning is not going to reach human …