Elon Musk's brain-machine interface technology could bring humans and computers closer together than ever before, and herald a new frontier in healthcare
Cliffs in ancient ice on Mars.
Space mining might be closer than you think. But legal issues about the ownership of space resources must be urgently addressed to avoid space wars over natural resources.
More governments and aid organizations are giving poor people cash.
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Despite evidence that cash payments can help improve well-being, they have limitations as well, according to a development economist.
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Tesla spending billions on Bitcoin is bad news for the company's shareholders and for Elon Musk's admirers - not to mention the planet.
Yachts, such as Roman Abramovich’s “Eclipse,” make up the biggest share of emissions for billionaires who own one.
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Billionaires have carbon footprints hundreds of times higher than the average American. Two scholars tried to put a number on it.
‘It’s a one-way bet.’
There could be a reckoning coming with global regulators.
Tesla is now valued at more than Toyota, Volkswagen, Daimler, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Hyundai and Ford combined. But don't expect that to last.
You might be surprised to find yourself in the company of Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos in the world's richest 1%. This has big implications for planetary survival.
A photo taken from the International Space Station in 2014 shows the Soyuz TMA-15M spacecraft on the left and the unpiloted ISS Progress 57 cargo craft. Six years later, private players have joined the space race.
Over the coming decade, the arrival of constellations of small satellites will reshape the space industry. It constitutes a paradigm shift, particularly in terms of data gathering and processing.
Elon Musk has big plans.
What world will tech billionaires move us towards if they believe that humans are fundamentally dangerous?
Screenshot from Neuralink video
The most interesting thing is how free Gertrude is to move around while the implanted chip collects the data.
What if the being responsible for creating our world wasn’t God, but some far lesser, far more fallible being like a scientist or video game designer?
Protestors voice their displeasure during a New York City Council hearing on Amazon’s plan to locate a headquarters in the city.
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As state and local governments lure businesses to their shores with financial incentives, a recent study finds that two forms of stimulus spur growth more than others.
Ready to take your suborbital selfie?
When it comes to commercial space tourism, suborbital flight are the first frontier. But what are the risks? Are there health requirements? What should you know before taking such a way-out trip?
NASA's new Artemis Accords will clearly test international treaties governing the extraction of resources and bans on territorial claims.
Light trails left in the sky (photographed with a long exposure time), by Starlink satellites, seen from New Mexico, USA.
By 2025 Elon Musk wants to launch 12,000 satellites and corner the global Internet market. What will be lost is earth-based astronomy, the idea that space belongs to us all and the beauty of a starry sky.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft onboard is raised into a vertical position on the launch pad at Launch Complex 39A.
SpaceX's launch of astronauts to the International Space Station will make it the first private company to launch humans to space. The effort has ramifications for NASA and spaceflight in general.
U.S. President Donald Trump has often been documented bullshitting. In a business setting, however, bullshitters can be harder to identify.
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Understanding the distinction between bullshit and lying is essential. We can reveal a lie by uncovering the truth, but dealing effectively with bullshit is more complicated.
While still new, Tesla’s electric cybertruck has not performed as well is its predecessor, the 2016 Model 3, which got 200,000 orders within a day of being unveiled.
Elon Musk's latest venture has been met with confusion and ridicule. But drawing inspiration from science fiction for new technology should go beyond simplistic futurist fantasies.
Elon Musk is making a big bet with his new Gigafactory near Berlin.
One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is: how can you make sense of Tesla’s wild strategies?