artificial intelligenceData is the New Oil and Google DataSet Search is the Motherlode of Data

Data is the new oil and now Google is providing Dataset Search. Datasets are needed to train Machine Learning and for other computer projects. Data is a vital resource for the modern age and now Datasets are easily published and …

chinaChina’s Next Five Year Energy Plan Will Shape the Global Energy Future

China is projected to reduce the proportion of coal in its energy mix to below 58% by 2020. There are proposals to set a target of coal usage at 55% of China’s energy mix by 2030 for the 14th five …

air pollutionGerman Nuclear Phase Out Boosted Emissions by 5% and Caused Over 10,000 Deaths

Carnegie Mellon University, Berkeley and other researchers used hourly data on power plant operations and a novel machine learning framework to estimate how German electrical plants would have operated differently if the nuclear phase-out had not occurred. They found that …

asiaGlobal Middle Class Passing 4 Billion in 2020

The global middle class is already the largest segment of demand in the global economy and the global middle class will pass 4 billion people by end 2020 and 5.3 billion people by 2030. The global middle class are households …

laserTwo-photon Lithography Boosts Nanoprinting Speed by up to 10,000 Times

Femtosecond Projection Two-photon Lithography (FP-TPL) printing technology increases the printing speed by 1,000 – 10,000 times, and reduces the cost by 98%. It controls the laser spectrum via temporal focusing, the laser 3D printing process is performed in a parallel …

cancerNew T-cell Has Potential for Universal’ Cancer Therapy

Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a “one-size-fits-all” cancer therapy. T-cells with the new TCR were shown, in the lab, to kill lung, skin, blood, colon, breast, bone, prostate, ovarian, …

climate changeUS Government Joins the Trillion Tree Initiative

The United States has announced that it will join the Trillion Tree Initiative. There has been no statement on the details of what the US will do as part of the Trillion Tree Initiative. There were once six trillion trees …

artificial intelligenceTechnology Revolutions Should Enable Ten Times the Production of the Prior Generation

There is a definition of a Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) as the age of digitalization. This is making smart cities, vastly improved factories and a lot of automation of tasks and services in our homes and at work. Industry 4.0 …

moonTowards Monthly Moonshots

Google and others have used the term Moonshots to define highly ambitious technological projects and a mindset of big goals. What is the history and the future of actual moonshots? There were 6 manned landings on the moon. There were …

blockchainKronoverse Taps Blockchain to Turn Any Game into a Capable Esports Title

Esports have become massive for the game development industry as leagues and tournaments attract participants and fans similar to real-life physical sporting events. As such, publishers are now investing heavily to create esports leagues for their popular titles. Activision Blizzard, …