Interviews

artificial intelligenceInterview With Drishti CEO Akella Reveals You Will Not Lose Your Job to Robots

Drishti is a company that is helping to analyze the efficiency of actions performed in factories. Drishti uses computer vision to digitize manual human actions. They are able to analyze video and not just object recognition in a single picture. …

interviewsMomentus Email Interview with Nextbigfuture

Mikhail Kokorich, Momentus’ CEO answered email questions from Brian Wang of Nextbigfuture. Momentus is pioneering new forms of orbital transfer services via shuttles that attach to satellites in Earth orbit. Using microwave heated propulsion engine that will be two to …

brainElon Musk’s Neuralink Will Reveal Brain Interface Progress Within 23 Hours

Elon Musk’s brain interface company, Neuralink, will have a live-streamed event starting tomorrow, Tuesday, July 16 at 8PM PST. * In November, 2018, Elon said Neuralink would create microcontrollers to further advance computer-brain interface technology. * Elon has also said …

atomically precise manufacturingQuantum Technology NEEDS Atomically Precise Manufacturing

Zyvex Labs has the goal of Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM). They are researching and developing tools for creating quantum computers, analog quantum simulation devices and other transformational systems that require atomic precision. Developed as part of this effort, ZyVector™ turns …

computersIonQ Trapped Ion Computers in US and Quantum Computers In Europe

The EU has a one billion euro ten-year project to develop Quantum technologies. The EU has a long-term plan for a Quantum Web. A Quantum Web would have Quantum computers, simulators and sensors interconnected via quantum networks distributing information and …

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 …

climate changeMy Taste Test of the Impossible Burger – Vege Burger 2.0

I bought and tasted an Impossible Burger. I bought one for nearly $20 from the Counter, a custom burger restaurant. I and my family can confirm that the Impossible Burger looks and tastes like a real hamburger.

cubesatEXOLAUNCH Will Launch UAE Cubesat to Monitor CO2 and Methane

The UAE Space Agency and EXOLAUNCH announced that MeznSat will be launched into orbit by the end of this year in a joint agreement. MeznSat will operate using a shortwave infrared spectrometer to measure the abundance and distribution of methane …

futureBreakthrough Starshot Update #SpaceAccess2019

Peter Klupar is presenting on Breakthrough Starshot at Access Space 2019. Peter reviewed the Breakthrough initiatives, Breakthrough prize, Breakthrough Listen and the Junior Breakthrough challenge. Breakthough Watch looks at exoplanets up to 15 light years away. The