China starts geo-engineering its atmosphere on a massive scale

China starts geo-engineering its atmosphere on a massive scale

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Asides from being able to make it rain in places where rain traditionally doesn’t fall there are a lot of questions about the broader impact geo-engineering has on other parts of the globe.   Last year China announced plans to spend hundreds of millions of...

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China announces plans to build a 2,500mph train to rival the Hyperloop

China announces plans to build a 2,500mph train to rival the Hyperloop

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF When people looked into the future they saw faster more efficient planes that made trains obsolete, but the tables look like they’re starting to turn.   As the race to be the first company to build the world’s first commercial Hyperloop network, a network of...

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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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