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artificial intelligenceWhat happens after the Industrial Robot-lution? #TCRobotics

Two centuries after the Industrial Revolution, robotics and deep learning are creating another paradigm shift in manufacturing. As more parts of production become automated, what will human workers gain and what will they lose? #TCRobotics

energyJapan’s Nuclear Restarts Lowers Natural Gas Imports

In 2018, Japan restarted five nuclear reactors that were shut down after the 2011 Fukushima accident. Japan is operating nine out of 39 nuclear reactors. The nine operating nuclear units generate 8.7 gigawatts of electricity. Japan’s oil, coal and natural …

exaflopJapan’s Post-K Supercomputer Will Have Exaflop Peak Performance

Japan’s Post-K supercomputer will have peak performance that is 100 times the performance of the 10.5 petaflop performance of the K supercomputer. The K supercomputer was completed in 2011. the post-K should be publicly operating in 2021. Am almost there …

antiagingReal Antiaging Will Have 100 Times the Impact of HIV Drugs on the World

HIV drugs turned what was a death sentence within about 5 years into a chronic condition where treated people have almost the same lifespan as those who are not infected. Currently, HIV drugs cost $75 in Africa and $39,000 in …

foodKitchen Science Magic for Easily Cleaning Burnt Food from Pots and Pans

This is a bit of everyday science-based kitchen magic. Junskitchen is a Youtube channel primarily focused upon cooking and his cats. However, here is a video where he shows how to easily clean burnt on food from pots and pans. …

asiaZeihan, Japan and China

I noticed a couple of days ago a video by Peter Zeihan that made predictions about the US withdrawing as the global cop which would trigger World disorder, wars of the frequency seen between 1800-1945 and collapse in global trade. …

asiaAsia will be over half of the world economy in 2028

Asia is about 60% of the world’s population. There are about 7.7 billion people in the world and 4.6 billion are in Asia. In 2030, the world will have about 8.56 billion and Asia will have nearly 5 billion people. …

chinaChina’s giant ultra-high voltage grid is ambitious as its high speed rail

Ultra-high voltage energy grids are needed for efficient power transmission across large distances. A 100 mile (160 km) power line at 765 kilovolt carrying 1000 MW of power can have losses of 1.1% to 0.5%. A 345-kilovolt line carrying the …

europeFree medical fertility and bribes could boost Japan’s population in 2100 by 50%

In 2006, Japan had predicted its total fertility could fall to 1.16 in 2020 but pro-child policies increased total fertility to 1.46 in 2015. Japan’s fertility reached a record low at 1.26-lifetime births per woman in 2005. A comprehensive free …

asteroidsJAXA Images and Video from the Ryugu Asteroid

Japan deployed the MINERVA-II1 rovers on September 21 to explore the surface of asteroid Ryugu.