Brian Wang Archive

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, …

agricultureRobotic Chicken Farming

Startup Faromatics makes ChickenBoy which is the first roof-suspended robot that observes chickens, litter and equipment autonomously 24×7. The robot monitors air quality, health and welfare through a multitude of sensors and cameras, inspects equipment operation and informs farmers, stock …

agricultureNext-biotics is Using Engineered Bacteria to Improve Food Production and Medicine

Startup next-biotics is using synthetic biology to drastically enhance bacteriophage stability and efficacy. Engineered biology allows them to efficiently destroy pathogens, enhance animal nutrition and promote animal health in an antibiotic free way. Their first product will be a feed …

indiaIndia Build’s Its First High Purity Sodium Plant

India’s Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) is setting up India’s first nuclear grade sodium plant. It will produce 600 tons per year of sodium. High purity sodium is used in fast breeder reactors and in the manufacture of insecticides, synthetic …

nasaSpaceX Crew Dragon Escape Demonstration Was Successful

SpaceX tested the escape of the crew dragon. They also purposely blew up the Falcon 9. Retrothrusters were used to re-orient the capsule. Four parachutes deployed and the capsule had a successful splashdown. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented …

futureElon Musk Wants Each Starship to Fly 1000 Flights Per Year and Retire Starships to Mars

Elon Musk tweeted that SpaceX is targeting for each fully reusable Starship to fly 3 flights per day. This will be 1000 flights per year. A fleet of ten Super Heavy starship would be able to take up to 1 …

spaceSpace Startup Investments in 2019 Dominated by Blue Origin, OneWeb and SpaceX

In 2019, Space Investment reached $5.8 billion. 2019 set a record for Space investment. In total from 2009-2019, $25.7 billion was invested into 535 unique space companies since 2009. $767 million was invested into Space companies in the fourth quarter. …