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california$500 Per Month Basic Income Experiment in California

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There has been a lot of worries about the future having high levels of unemployment. This is from fears that the advance of artificial intelligence will cause waves of mass unemployment at levels beyond what has been experienced in the …

australiaThe Oceans and Kelp are Critical to Solving Climate Change

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Trees can help with climate change and CO2 emissions but we would need about 150 Brazilian rain forests to offset current global emissions. This would be about 50 trillion trees. A more powerful biological offset would be to use kelp …

artificial intelligenceUS Navy Buys Four Large Robotic Submarine Drones

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The US Navy will pay Boeing $43-million to buy four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (Robotic submarine drones or XLUUVs). Boeing based its winning Orca XLUUV design on its Echo Voyager unmanned diesel-electric submersible. The 51-foot-long sub will launch …

futureUniversal Basic Income Candidate Could Emerge From Crowded 2020 Field

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Andrew Yang was an entrepreneur and is now running for the President of the USA for 2020 on the issues of Universal Basic Income. medicare for all and human-centered capitalism. He was CEO of a test prep company that reached …

cameraComputers Can Read Minds But Digital Big Brother Has Better Technology

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People freak out when they discover that computers and MRI can already read our minds. Columbia University researchers just announced the ability of computers and MRI to read brain signals and convert them into clear spoken words.

artificial intelligenceThe Jobs After Automation Will Be to Satisfy Rising Standards and Competitive Demands

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When particular areas are automated then what is provided from automation becomes the competitive ante. The work and the activity will be to add more. This could mean creating more locations or finding ways to use more people to provide …

airplanesBoeing Flew an Electric VTOL Passenger Drone Which Would Become Personal Flying Machines

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Boeing successfully completed the first test flight of its autonomous passenger air vehicle (PAV) prototype in Manassas, Virginia. Boeing NeXt, which leads the company’s urban air mobility efforts, used Boeing subsidiary Aurora Flight Sciences to design and develop the electric …

artificial intellgenceArk Invest Has a $4000 Price Target for Tesla and Sees Big Tech Transformation

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ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood believes the whole transportation industry will shift to electric. They have a price target of $4000 for Tesla. They think Tesla will reach that level by 2023. The $4,000 price target assumes that Tesla evolves from …

businessBaidu and Udelv Will Test Driverless Trucks for Walmart in the USA

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Baidu, who is China’s version of Google, has entered a partnership deal with California-based autonomous delivery start-up Udelv that will see self-driving vans powered providing delivery services to American retailers such as Walmart from February. Baidu announced the deal with …

chinaChina’s Lunar Rover Yutu 2 Begins Exploring Far Side of the Moon

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China’s rover Yutu 2 has begun exploring the far side of the moon after making a soft landing with the lander. The rover will used ground-penetrating radar to map the moon’s inner structures, analyze soil and rock samples for minerals …