Rise of the Terminators | Weapons that think for Themselves

Rise of the Terminators | Weapons that think for Themselves

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Weapons and warfare have become increasing sophisticated; the latest battlefield technology is starting to look more like a computer game with wirelessly connected soldiers communicating via sound and vision to drones carrying satellite linked wi-fi hotspots & given orders by commanders that could be on the of side of the world. But the weapons of the future won’t need soldiers or commanders to operate them because they will make the decision of what or whom to target themselves using Artificial intelligence. The pentagon is spending billions on developing a new generation of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) like robotic fighter Jets, …

Will A.I. Artificial Intelligence take your job?

Will A.I. Artificial Intelligence take your job?

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Even in China, the land of low paid factory worker, robots are quietly taking over from their human counter parts. China has now overtaken Japan for having more robots than anywhere else in the world. The Chinese government is concerned about an aging population and the rising cost of human labor making Chinese products less competitive. It is giving over $100 Billion in subsidies for companies to replace more human workers with robots. Its hoped that the workers that will no longer work in the factories will move to the growing service sector, in part to help look after the …

Rolls-Royce | What else do they make other than luxury cars?

Rolls-Royce ~ What else do they make other than luxury cars?

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Mention the name Rolls-Royce and probably the first thing you think of is the quintessentially British luxury cars, the brand that says “look at me, I’ve made it”, beloved by rappers, pop stars, entrepreneurs and royalty. But the cars are only a small part of a much bigger business that helped change the world as we know it, so what else do Rolls-Royce do, other than making rather posh cars. The Rolls-Royce that you see to today is quite a different business to how it started in 1906 with the collaboration of Henry Royce, a car builder and engineer and …

Asteroid Impact - Could we save the Earth in time ?

Asteroid Impact – Could we save the Earth in time ?

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On average the earth is hit once every two weeks by an asteroid measuring a couple meters or so across, in fact the earth is being hit all the time by small meteorites, luckily most of these small objects burn up in the earth’s atmosphere appearing to us as shooting stars. However, as it was shown by the Chelyabinsk asteroid in 2013, there are larger objects out there that are big enough to pose a serious threat to those in the vicinity of an impact but small enough to go unnoticed until they actually hit the earth. Then there are …

A Brief History of Moon Hoaxes - Why do people still believe in them?

A Brief History of Moon Hoaxes – Why do people still believe in them?

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How did we get from one of the greatest technological achievements of the 20th century to believing that it was a massive cover up by NASA, the CIA, the government or a combination of all three?,  and why almost 50 years after the first Apollo missions, with all the scientific proof available, do an increasing number of people believe in an a radically different version of reality?. Conspiracy theories about the Apollo missions have been circulating since before the moon landings. One of the first reported instances of people not believing that the moon landings were true came on  December …