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Energy efficiency can address climate change, drive prosperity, and strengthen national security - Rocky Mountain Institute

New paper by award-winning American physicist, Amory B. Lovins, reveals energy efficiency as a bigger, cheaper resource than expected Rocky Mountain Institute, Basalt, Colorado, 18 September 2018-Distinguished American energy expert Amory Lovins today published what may be the most important findings for climate change since Lord Nicholas Stern published "The Economics of Climate Change" in 2007.

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Electric vehicles make up nearly half the market in Norway

Charging ahead on plug-in hybrids and battery-powered electric vehicles, Norway is joining a growing global trend for cleaner cars.

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Anand Giridharadas on the elite charade of changing the world | The Ezra Klein Show

Subscribe to the Ezra Klein Show: http://bit.ly/2oiIsle "How can there be anything wrong with trying to do good?" asks Anand Giridharadas in his new book, Winners Take All. "The answer may be: when the good is an accomplice to even greater, if more invisible, harm." Giridharadas has done his time in elite circles.

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SpaceX rocket will send a passenger around the Moon in 2023

SpaceX has confirmed that it will deliver a paying passenger on a trip around the Moon, using its planned BFR rocket by 2023.

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Automation software platform UiPath raises $225 million from CapitalG, Sequoia, and Accel at $3 billion valuation

UiPath, a robotic process automation ( RPA) platform that helps companies automate repetitive tasks, has raised a whopping $225 million in a series C round of funding co-led by Alphabet's late-stage venture capital (VC) fund CapitalG and Sequoia Capital, with participation from Accel.

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Another AI winter could usher in a dark period for artificial intelligence

Self-driving cars. Faster MRI scans, interpreted by robotic radiologists. Mind reading and x-ray vision. Artificial intelligence promises to permanently alter world. (In some ways, it already has. Just ask this AI scheduling assistant.) Artificial intelligence can take many forms. But it's roughly defined as a computer system capable of tackling human tasks like sensory perception and decision-making.

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China names and shames 158 companies for pollution - Xinhua | English.news.cn

BEIJING, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's environmental authority has named and shamed 158 companies that discharged major pollutants at seriously excessive levels in the first quarter of 2018.

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How electronic tattoos will change the world - and ourselves

It's the stuff of cyberpunk science fiction - tattoos adorned with flashing lights and sophisticated circuitry. They'll monitor our vitals, we're told, and feed us personalized health advice in real time. They'll wire our biology to the web, and put the internet of things at - on, in - our fingertips.

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In vivo CRISPR editing with no detectable genome-wide off-target mutations

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Robots and Automation Will Have Taken Over 52 Percent of Tasks by 2025

More than half of the work that's done on plant earth will be completed by robots or some form of automation by the year 2025, according to the latest projection from the World Economic Forum. That's the equivalent of some 75 million jobs lost in fields like data entry, accounting, and customer service.

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Big Data and Machine Learning Won't Save Us from Another Financial Crisis

Executive Summary Ten years on from the financial crisis, stock markets are regularly reaching new highs and volatility levels new lows. The financial industry has enthusiastically and profitably embraced big data and computational algorithms, emboldened by the many triumphs of machine learning. However, it is imperative we question the confidence placed in the new generation of quantitative models.

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4 Cybersecurity Facts Every Business Should Know - MIMIR Blockchain Publication - Medium

Most people use the internet everyday and assume that it's a "safe space." Many of us are overlooking very real and serious threats. Cyber attacks happen every day. They are more prevalent and costly than you may have previously understood them to be.

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Muslim Student To Donald Trump - Sardar Usman Buzdar

Muslim Student To Donald Trump: 'We're Here To Stay' | NBC News Related

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Agrovoltaics: a solar-powered safety net for Massachusetts farmers

They're called solar farms for a reason - we deploy our seeds of steel, we water the ground with copper, and we pray to the sun gods for plentiful photons! Our previous coverage has noted the trend toward pollinator friendly solar farms, but this is just the beginning.

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A model citizen in China's all-seeing digital dictatorship

Updated September 18, 2018 06:06:12 China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, "social credit" will bring privileges - for others, punishment. Dandan Fan is very much the modern Chinese woman. A marketing professional, she's diligent and prosperous - in many ways she's a model Chinese citizen.

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