Every April 18 since 1979, all sorts of lethal weapons have been paraded in Tehran, to celebrate the might of the Iranian military — and to send a message to those in ICBM-range of Iran’s arsenals. Every April 22 for the past 49 years, Earth Day has been celebrated. Will North Korea’s nuclear-arms developments and missile tests interfere with celebrations in … [Read more...] about Commentary: A 1959 film’s haunting San Diego scene still resonates
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Latitude 48° 14 North. Longitude 174° 26 West. Almost midnight on the North Pacific, about 230 miles south of Alaska's Aleutian Islands. A heavy fog blankets the sea. There's nothing but the wind spinning eddies through the mist. Out of the darkness, a rumble grows. The water begins to vibrate. Suddenly, the prow of a massive ship splits the fog. Its steel hull rises … [Read more...] about High Tech Cowboys of the Deep Seas: The Race to Save the
Every month a range of new smart home technologies are released to help improve our lives. Companies are obsessed with the new fad of making everything and anything Wi-Fi connected or smart in one way or another. While there's something to be said for robot vacuum cleaners, smart lighting and Wi-Fi connected speakers, there are plenty of products that we've seen over … [Read more...] about The most bonkers smart products that you don’t need or do you?
caption Elon Musk owns over $70 million worth of Los Angeles real estate. source Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Elon Musk may be the world’s richest rocket scientist. The 47-year-old CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and cofounder of OpenAI has said he won’t be happy until we’ve escaped Earth and colonized Mars. Luckily, he has the mind and the money to make it … [Read more...] about Elon Musk is worth about $23 billion and has never taken a paycheck from Tesla — here’s how the notorious workaholic and father of 5 makes and spends his fortune
The last 12 months have been a strange and confusing time in tech, especially for the giants housed mostly in Silicon Valley. This is the year that the default public attitude to tech firms such as Google and Facebook became one of suspicion, resulting in greater scrutiny from politicians and media. Business Insider has captured something of the changing spirit with a … [Read more...] about ‘Funding secured’: The 17 most unbelievable things people in tech said in 2018