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businessEconomic Impact of Self-driving Trucks

Trucks are the backbone of the supply-chain delivery system. 70% of goods are delivered by truck. The U.S. trucking industry generated $700.3 billion in economic activity in 2017. Self-driving trucks will revolutionize logistics. It can bring down the cost by …

antiagingAutomation and Longevity Impacts on Social Security and Medicare

Some people believe that successful antiaging would have a huge impact on social security and Medicare. They believe that if breakthrough medicine reduced the death probability each year three times, then this would bankrupt social security or Medicare. If someone …

california$500 Per Month Basic Income Experiment in California

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 …

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

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 …

businessSpaceX Lays Off 10% of Staff After Disappointing Fund Raising

SpaceX is laying off ten percent of their 6000+ staff. SpaceX has very expensive projects to develop the Superheavy Starship (aka BFR) and the Starlink global space-based internet. SpaceX makes most of its money from commercial and national security satellite …

educationHigher Education is Actually Darwinian

Many people have not taken advanced math or advanced science. They think education is all about teaching. However, it is a mistake to believe that a smarter or more accomplished professor will be able to teach all students. In math, …

artificial intelligenceThe World and the rest of your life if you are an adult now

How will the world change for the rest of your life if you are an adult now? Here we consider super-technology, debt, growth, jobs and living the next 45 years. We will likely remain in a ramping up phase for …

artificial intellgenceAI will create millions more jobs than are lost because of economic growth

AI and related technologies such as robots, drones and autonomous vehicles could provide a net boost to employment in China of around 12% over the next two decades, equating to around 90 million additional jobs. Around 26% of existing jobs …

artificial intelligenceChina applying implementation strengths in Global AI competition

Kai-Fu Lee heads up a $2 billion AI and technology-focused venture fund (Sinovation) and used to lead Microsoft Research in Asia and Google China. He has written a book AI Superpowers: China, Silicon Valley and the New World Order. He …

futureTen year $1.275 billion US National Quantum Initiative proposed to get more quantum engineers

There is a proposed $1.275 billion National Quantum Initiative to accelerating research and training in quantum computing. The funding would be provided over ten years. Several centers of excellence for quantum computing would help train many quantum engineers. Chris Monroe, …