“Privacy is Dead” in the Cloud and Mobile Computing Age

March 15, 2016 – On the Ides of March when Julius Caesar succumbed to an attack by fellow Roman citizens I declare more than Caesar is dead, so is our privacy. Why do I say this?   On ... Continue Reading →

What to do with Oil in a Low Carbon Future

March 14, 2016 – It is easy to see how getting off coal can pay immediate dividends in addressing climate change. More coal is burned for energy than any other fuel source today. ... Continue Reading →

Eight 21st Century Emerging Technologies: Part 6

March 14, 2016 – Continuing our series on significant emerging technologies in which Peter Diamandis explores the disruptive drivers changing the 21st century, we hear the thoughts ... Continue Reading →

Growing Food Crops on Mars Experiment Works – But Can We Eat It?

March 12, 2016 – Since 2013 researchers have been experimenting with Earth crops grown in simulated Martian and Moon soils. How can we do this? We have detailed chemical and spectral ... Continue Reading →

What Do Methane Target Reductions Mean for Global Warming?

March 11, 2016 – This week U.S. President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau announced a collective emission reduction target for methane gas (CH4) coming from the oil ... Continue Reading →

Stem Cell Regeneration Breakthrough for Babies Born with Cataracts

March 11, 2016 – University of California-San Diego, Sun Yat-sen University and Sichuan University (the latter two in China) have pioneered treatment to repair the eye sight of ... Continue Reading →

China, Russia and Even SpaceX Think We Need to go back to the Moon Before Mars

March 10,. 2016 – China wants to mine the Moon. Russia wants to establish a permanent lunar colony. And now even SpaceX sees Americans returning to the Moon as a more realistic ... Continue Reading →

Artificial Intelligence: Is It In Our Own Image?

March 9, 2016 – In Our Own Image: Will Artificial Intelligence Save or Destroy Us? is the title of George Zarkadakis‘s book on artificial intelligence (AI). It’s ... Continue Reading →

Cumulative Emissions in the Present Pointing to a 4 Degree Celsius Rise by Century End

March 8, 2016 – Today’s headline calls for global action, and in particular, an immediate response from the Developed World to start cutting greenhouse gas emissions now. ... Continue Reading →

Eight 21st Century Emerging Technologies: Part 5

March 7, 2016 – Continuing our series on significant emerging technologies in which Peter Diamandis explores the disruptive drivers changing the 21st century, we hear the thoughts ... Continue Reading →