"A modern five-day forecast is as accurate as a one-day forecast in 1980."
Shouldn't "flight mode" be obsolete?
Even lifelong technologists and AI researchers like myself were genuinely surprised by the speed and impact of generative AI.
The metaverse is inevitable because it is hardwired into our DNA.
After cryptoassets, a wave of central bank digital currencies is set to revolutionize our ideas about what money is and how to manage it.
The future of American jobs isn't only services and tech.
Inside the metaverse, your emotions and physical responses will be monitored, and AI will use that data to influence you in real time. Is that essentially mind control?
We can never hope for a future with no problems. The solutions to problems create new problems, which in turn require new solutions, as WIRED founder Kevin Kelly explained recently.
Most electric car charging is done at night. A grid powered mostly by renewable energy might not be able to meet demand, but there is a solution.
Short-hop regional flights could be running on batteries in a few years.
Meaningful pictures are assembled from meaningless noise.
Who should be compensated?
It's time to let go of those emails from your cousin and the photos of your dinner.
If your computer crashes, it might be due to a star that exploded somewhere in the Universe millions of years ago.
The Rubbee X requires almost no setup and is far cheaper than a brand new e-bike.
Could anyone still meet the Theoretical Minimum?
Unplugging only ignores the hard work of overcoming your distractions.
Proponents of transhumanism make big promises, such as a future in which we upload our minds into a supercomputer. But there is a fatal flaw in this argument: reductionism.
From Amazon to the US Army, everybody wants one (or 150).
The fictitious 31st-century world portrayed by the series is actually quite a bit like our own in the 21st century.
Aptera expects to begin delivering its solar-powered car later in 2022.