China to build artificially intelligent, fire and forget, cruise missiles

China to build artificially intelligent, fire and forget, cruise missiles

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The increasing use of intelligent, autonomous systems is getting people spooked, so much so that the UN are getting involved   It’s the start of 2017 and I knew there was a void – something I couldn’t quite put my finger on, but something I...

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China to spend $500 Billion by 2020 to build new high speed rail links

China to spend $500 Billion by 2020 to build new high speed rail links

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many countries believe that having strong infrastructure helps their economies grow and thrive, and China is out investing everyone.   The Chinese government plans to expand the country’s high-speed rail network to 18,600 miles by 2020, part of public infrastructure spending aimed at shoring up...

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Google hits its ambitious 100% renewable energy target

Google hits its ambitious 100% renewable energy target

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Renewable energy is rapidly becoming the energy of choice for many countries and companies, and as output increases and costs fall, more companies are making the switch from fossil fuels   By March this year all of Google’s datacentres and offices will be powered entirely...

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