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exoskeletonSurgical Tubing Connecting Shoes Helps Running More Than DARPA Soft Exoskeleton

A latex surgical tube, connecting shoes of running people, can improve running efficiency by 6.4%. The tests were done exclusively with endurance running in mind. There were no tests of sprinters with their long strides and shorter race distances would …

chinaChina Starts Building Double Speed Maglev Test Track

China is building new faster prototype maglev train line. China existing high-speed trains are almost all faster versions of conventional steel wheels on steel rail trains. China only has one 19-mile long high-speed maglev train line from Pudong to the …

computers64-Core AMD Processor Can Double Compute Performance

AMD has released the first single-socket, 64 physical core (128 threads) processors. The 2nd Gen AMD EPYC Processors deliver world-record, best-in class performance up to a 2×3 generational performance increase that outpaces Intel Xeon Platinum by up to 87%. AMD …

futureWith Quantum SpeedUp Proven Will There Be Quantum Manhattan Projects?

Google will likely announce quantum speedup and quantum supremacy has been proven using the random circuit selection problem. It is pretty clear that physics allows quantum speedup. Will there be Quantum Manhattan Projects? Phase 1a – Scale existing superconducting technology …

ecommerceInvestors Love America’s Newest Addiction

An explosive new industry is taking over the world… It has shot past film, television and even music to become the world’s most widely consumed source of entertainment. Yet most investors are entirely unaware of its existence, blind to an …

brainGel-free Noninvasive Brain Computer Interfaces Is More Convenient for Your Hair

Brain–computer interfaces (BCIs) enable direct and near-instant communication between the brain and electronic devices. One of the biggest remaining challenges is to develop an effective noninvasive BCI that allows the recording electrodes to avoid hair on human skin without the …

batteriesAmazon Orders 100,000 Rivian Electric Vans With Delivery Starting By 2021

Rivian is a startup making electric SUVs and electric trucks. Amazon has ordered100,000 electric delivery vans from Rivian. Rivian said it will design, build and service a new electric van exclusively for Amazon. These will be dedicated electric delivery van …

elon muskSpaceX Files to Accelerate Starlink Commercialization Readiness to November 2020

SpaceX has a new FCC filing to adjust the orbital deployment of Starlink satellites to accelerate deployment of commercial service. SpaceX plans to provide continual coverage over northern states after as few as six more launches. They need license modification …