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7 By 2025 most of today’s drivers are unlikely to even want to own a car. But will we still have gridlock? Will you need to pass a test? We asked the experts (theguardian.com)
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243 R/COLLAPSE Vs. R/FUTUROLOGY Debate - Does human history demonstrate a trend towards the collapse of civilization or the beginning of a united planetary civilization? (self.Futurology)
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12882 Natural selection making 'education genes' rarer, says Icelandic study - Researchers say that while the effect corresponds to a small drop in IQ per decade, over centuries the impact could be profound (theguardian.com)
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53 South Korea plans 1,000km/h, near-supersonic, ‘hyper-tube train’ that would leave maglev in the dust (scmp.com)
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5 SpaceX Successfully Launches Rocket, Deploying 10 Satellites - "targeting November for the first demonstration flight and May 2018 for the first test flight with humans aboard." (bloomberg.com)
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12377 Swedish supermarkets replace sticky labels with laser marking: Food retailers aiming to cut plastic packaging by ditching stickers on fruits and vegetables, instead using hi-tech ‘natural branding’ (theguardian.com)
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37 Automation replaced 17,000 people’s jobs at one of the world’s largest professional services and tech firms Accenture over the last 18 months, but no one actually lost their job - "We are fortunate enough to reskill and reposition them." (businessinsider.com)
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5 Gas And Renewables Toppled Coal A Decade Early (forbes.com)
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474 Tesla helps Sierra Nevada Brewing make 'green' beer - Thanks to 1 megawatt hour of batteries and a sea of solar panels (theverge.com)
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29 Humans have destroyed 7% of Earth’s pristine forest landscapes just since 2000 - "If the current reduction rates continue, the study concludes that at least 19 nations around the world will lose all of their intact forest landscapes in the next 60 years." (washingtonpost.com)
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3 US government creates new committee on automation (cnet.com)
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118 Public Wattway: France Activates World’s First Solar-Paneled Roadway - the country "ultimately aims to pave 1,000 kilometers of solar roads over the next half-decade, supplying renewable energy to 5 million people (close to 10% of the population)." (weburbanist.com)
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26 China to develop prototype super, super computer in 2017 - "It used only locally made microchips... and can execute at least one quintillion (a billion billion) calculations per second" (phys.org)
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3 Amazon seeks permission for mystery wireless tests in rural Washington - "the tests could involve some kind of communications system to control Amazon's delivery drones." (businessinsider.com)
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89 Human bodies frozen in desert facility waiting for science to wake them up - The science of cryogenics has had some spectacular failures when people inadequately frozen have simply started to decompose. (news.com.au)
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25 Six-wheeled robots are about to start delivering food in the US (theverge.com)
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2 Two cheers for Swansea’s tidal lagoon - The go-ahead for the Swansea Bay project could help end fossil fuel reliance. (theguardian.com)
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68 Vertical Farms: How To Feed Our Rapidly Growing Cities (vocativ.com)
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20 Tesla is investing $350 million in its Nevada factory and hiring hundreds of workers (businessinsider.com)
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2 Future workers envisioned as nomads, reporting to robo-bosses (heraldnet.com)
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20 New twist on fusion power could help bring the world limitless clean energy (ibtimes.co.uk)
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2 Becoming a Multi-Galactic Species in our Lifetime (pxdojo.net)
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16 The Indian State of Telangana Plans to Get 23 Million People Online Using Fiber Optic Cable (wired.com)
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14 A movement of 42 organisations from across 15 countries has backed calls for the EU’s circular economy package to support a 50% reduction of food waste by 2030. (euractiv.com)
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13 New York Governor Cuomo Announces $360 Million For 11 New Large-Scale Renewable Energy Projects - "to leverage almost $1 billion in private sector investment... to power more than 110,000 New York homes each year and reduce carbon emissions by more than 420,000 metric tonne" (cleantechnica.com)
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12 NASA to Explore Asteroid Made of $10,000 Quadrillion Worth of Metal (en.mirajnews.com)
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9 Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year (nytimes.com)
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8 A big nano boost for solar cells (eurekalert.org)
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8 Historic Seasteading agreement to see floating city built in French Polynesia (factor-tech.com)
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8 Sci-Tech Priorities in China's Latest Five Year Plan (futurism.com)
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6 Get Ready to Love Math With This Sweet VR Calculator (singularityhub.com)
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5 How the diamonds of the future are being made: a step-by-step guide (brilliantearth.com)
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4 What Can We Do with a Quantum Computer? (month is not available, 2014) (ias.edu)
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4 Self-driving cars could put 2 million people with disabilities to work (news3lv.com)
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