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armyUS army will convert 70 supply trucks to full self driving by 2020

The US Army is accelerating its Automated Ground Resupply (AGR) program by spinning off something called the Expedient Leader-Follower demonstration. Contractors are currently installing Robotic Research LLC’s computer brains and sensors on 10 Oshkosh M1075 PLS (Palletized Loader System) trucks …

artificial intelligenceSingularity University Global Summit 2018

The Singularity University Global Summit 2018 is on today through Wednesday at the San Francisco Hilton at Union Square. There will be in depth coverage of various exponential technology. There will be many session on Artificial Intelligence, Biotech, space, blockchain …

blockchainShould your next video game be on blockchain? (The benefits may surprise you)

When talking about the future of the tech world, there’s one topic that just can’t be easily avoided: gaming. The gaming industry continues to catch the attention of not only players of all ags in the economy, but the attention …

computersQuasi‐Solid‐State Single‐Atom Transistors are 10,000 times smaller than conventional silicon transistors

Physicist Professor Thomas Schimmel and his Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) team have developed a single-atom transistor, the smallest transistor worldwide. This quantum electronics component switches electrical current by controlled repositioning of a single atom, now also in the solid …

futureMany startups that hope to become the next SpaceX

Robert Zubrin believes that by 2023, there will be at least six other private space launch companies that will join SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Galactic and Stratolaunch in commercial space launch. Robert Zubrin runs the Mars Society and he gets …

carbonFirst Nanotubes, then Graphene and now new form of carbon schwarzites

UC Berkeley chemists have proved that three carbon structures recently created by scientists in South Korea and Japan are in fact the long-sought schwarzites, which researchers predict will have unique electrical and storage properties like those now being discovered in …

exoskeletonSarcos gets contract to build exoskeleton for lifting 200 pounds

Sarcos Robotics has a second US air force contract to develop an exoskeleton that can lift 200 pounds. The new quasi-powered exoskeleton robots will be specifically developed for the USAF’s logistics applications. The first full-body exoskeleton robot was designed to …

physicsResearchers calculate that sound has negative mass and negative gravity

Researchers claim sound waves do carry mass – gravitational mass. This implies that a sound wave not only is affected by gravity but also generates a tiny gravitational field. Our findings are valid for non-relativistic media as well, and could …

future$15 million for 100 qubit trapped ion quantum computer project

There is a $15 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build a 100 qubit trapped ion quantum computer. The Software-Tailored Architecture for Quantum (STAQ) co-design project aims to build a quantum computer capable of solving challenging calculations within …

electric carsSEC subpoenas Tesla about privitization but Cornell Law Prof thinks Elon is safe from SEC

The SEC has sent subpoenas to Tesla regarding its privatization plans and Musk’s statement to determine whether the billionaire inventor intentionally misled investors. Tesla, in response, has also hired two law firms, Paul, Weiss, Rifkin, Wharton & Garrison to help …