163 words I'm making the future of weather forecasting by generating new weather datasets. Your phone is a weather station (!) and we can build a new kind of weather network. US is very slow and IBM/WeatherChannel wrecked WeatherUnderground. We can grassroots the next innovations.
109 words Capitalism is destroying the Earth. We need a new human right for future generations - The children on climate strike are right: their lives should not be sacrificed to satisfy our greed
156 words Climate Change Is This Generation’s Vietnam War - It's an existential threat to millennials—and older Americans are standing in the way of action.
232 words Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “We should be excited about automation” - In a talk at SXSW, the New York Congresswoman notes that automation is a net positive when the government offers a social safety net.
275 words Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: “We should be excited about automation” - In a talk at SXSW, the New York Congresswoman notes that automation is a net positive when the government offers a social safety net.
172 words Tesla launches new Supercharger with 1,000 mph charging, better efficiency, and more
216 words China banned millions of people with poor social credit from transportation in 2018 - By 2020, China aims to have a file on every Chinese citizen that includes all the data collected on their behavior
107 words AI may replace today's jobs, but imagine a teacher for every student and no lines for the doctor
144 words Minimum Wage Boosts Are Great—For Robots. Making low-skill workers more expensive means getting them replaced by automation.
612 words Minimum Wage Boosts Are Great—For Robots. Making low-skill workers more expensive means getting them replaced by automation.
128 words A $300 billion business tax break meant to raise wages is instead helping companies replace workers with machines, study says
120 words David Attenborough: “The Holocene has ended. The Garden of Eden is no more. We have changed the world so much that scientists say we are in a new geological age: the Anthropocene, the age of humans... What we do now, and in the next few years, will profoundly affect the next few thousand years”
355 words Girls and boys may learn differently in virtual reality (VR). A new study with 7th and 8th -grade students found that girls learned most when the VR-teacher was a young, female researcher named Marie, whereas the boys learned more while being instructed by a flying robot in the form of a drone.
180 words Climate-change deniers are a danger to our security - “It is long past the time to challenge, confront, debunk and frankly, embarrass, adults who’d rather adopt some tribal identification than solve a pressing and all-too-real danger to the country.”
154 words Bill Gates warns that nobody is paying attention to gene editing, a new technology that could make inequality even worse: "the most important public debate we haven't been having widely enough."
894 words Plan S, the radical proposal to mandate open access to science papers, scheduled to take effect on 1 January 2020, has drawn support from many scientists, who welcome a shake-up of a publishing system that can generate large profits while keeping taxpayer-funded research results behind paywalls.
132 words Nearly 200 countries have agreed on a set of rules to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions, a crucial step in implementing the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement.
129 words A growing percentage of Americans see climate change as an “imminent” threat driven mainly by human activity, and more than two-thirds want Washington to work with other nations to combat it
129 words Shell oil executive boasts that his company influenced the Paris Agreement.
134 words Medicare for All Is Even Better Than You Thought: Previous estimates suggested that Medicare for All would save $2 trillion. But it's even better: a new study finds that the bill would save $5.1 trillion — while providing universal, comprehensive coverage.