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Denver to Boulder in eight minutes? Colorado will get first test track for a Hyperloop-inspired transportation system

November 15th, 2017 at 10:47 am » Comments Off

Colorado will be the site of a first-of-its-kind test track for a futuristic transportation system that could one day whisk passengers from downtown Denver to Boulder in eight minutes.

Elon Musk reveals first photo of tunnel under LA to bypass traffic

November 12th, 2017 at 7:05 pm » Comments Off

Elon Musk shared this picture of the Boring Company’s tunnel under Los Angeles.

The rise of AI is sparking an international arms race

November 7th, 2017 at 11:28 am » Comments Off

“Artificial intelligence is the future not only of Russia but of all of mankind … Whoever becomes the leader in this sphere will become the ruler of the world.”

Elon Musk unveils plans to use SpaceX’s mega-rocket to travel anywhere on Earth in under an hour

October 5th, 2017 at 12:22 am » Comments Off

SpaceX’s founder, Elon Musk, presented his vision for getting people to Mars within five years at the International Astronautical Congress in the South Australia city of Adelaide on Friday.

A physicist on why AI safety is ‘the most important conversation of our time’

September 5th, 2017 at 10:51 am » Comments Off

Should we be worried about the dangerous potential of artificial intelligence?

Elon Musk’ Boring Company plans underground hyperloop for New York to D.C in 29 minutes

July 24th, 2017 at 9:05 am » Comments Off

Elon Musk just casually announced on Twitter that he received “verbal government approval” for The Boring Company, his new tunnel boring startup, to build an underground Hyperloop system connecting New York city, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington DC.

The future of car-charging is freaky

July 5th, 2017 at 5:54 pm » Comments Off

Embodying Tesla’s unabashedly fearless attitude towards tech, Serbian designer Darko Markovic decided to combine the three things that the car company isn’t afraid of exploring. A. Drones, B. Autonomous Charging (remember that snake arm?), and C. Presenting futuristic technology in a way that impresses some, but scares others!

Elon Musk has officially started digging a tunnel under Los Angeles

July 4th, 2017 at 10:59 pm » Comments Off

Elon Musk’s latest company is officially up and running. The Boring Company is building its own tunnel-boring machine, named Godot.

Craig Venter’s ‘digital-to-biological converter’ is based on real science

June 16th, 2017 at 8:27 am » Comments Off

Right now, it prints proteins. In the far future, it could print human babies on Mars. Craig Venter and Elon Musk have even discussed how printed life could help terraform Mars.

Elon Musk’s 4-step plan for colonizing Mars

June 16th, 2017 at 7:54 am » Comments Off

Elon Musk wants to launch a million people to Mars in the event some apocalyptic disaster eventually ruins Earth. And he wants it to be somewhat affordable — $200,000 or less per person. To that end, the SpaceX CEO outlined his plan to colonize Mars on September 27, including how his Interplanetary Transport System of […]

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