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Battle for Mars: Planet Bezos, Planet Musk, Planet Branson, or Planet New America?

August 5th, 2019 at 11:21 am » Comments Off

On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” becoming the first human being to walk on the moon. NASA reported to Congress that the Apollo program cost $25.4 billion ($176 billion in 2019 dollars). At the time, there were only two entities with the resources to […]



Elon Musk unveils Neuralink’s plans for brain-reading ‘threads’ and a robot to insert them

July 30th, 2019 at 12:25 pm » Comments Off

Not for humans yet The proposed future technology Neuralink intends to make, a module that sits outside the head and wirelessly receives information from threads embedded in the brain. Photo: Neuralink Elon Musk’s Neuralink, the secretive company developing brain-machine interfaces, showed off some of the technology it has been developing to the public for the […]



Elon Musk: Tesla will stop selling cars to consumers once autonomous driving is perfected

July 20th, 2019 at 12:47 pm » Comments Off

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been talking a lot about Tesla Network lately, part of Tesla’s “Master Plan, Part Deux” which will enable Tesla cars with full self-driving hardware to operate as autonomous robotaxis to generate revenue for owners and for Tesla itself. This is all still a ways off, but that hasn’t stopped Musk […]



Will your next job be on Mars?

July 11th, 2019 at 11:41 am » Comments Off

NASA Mars recruitment poster NASA/KSC Look around the space where you are sitting. How many of the things you see were not available to you as a child? Perhaps you note a laptop, smart phone or Wi-Fi connection? Now imagine these things vanished. What would your life be like? Think back to when you were […]



Elon Musk doubled down on his theory that the world population is headed for collapse

July 5th, 2019 at 10:58 am » Comments Off

Elon Musk believes the human population is headed for decline. REUTERS/Mike Blake In a tweet on Friday, Elon Musk doubled down on his theory that the global population will be in decline by 2050. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO first backed the theory in 2017 in response to a New Scientist article about a “population […]



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