Tech leaders urge Trump to keep US in the Paris Climate Agreement
Business leaders, including Tesla's Elon Musk, have urged President Trump to keep the US in the Paris Climate Agreement. "We are committed to working with you to create jobs and boost US competitiveness, and we believe this can be best achieved by remaining in the Paris Agreement," said the leaders.
NASA reveals its ambitious two-pronged plan to reach Mars
NASA has revealed details about its two-phased plan to send humans to the Mars. The first phase includes four manned flights to cislunar space to deliver a crew habitat, a science research module, a power source and an airlock. In the second stage NASA would send a crew to live in the habitat for a year.
New human rights laws needed to punish "malicious brain-hacking"
Ethicists have warned that “malicious brain-hacking” and “hazardous uses of medical neurotechnology” could require the development of four new human rights laws: the right to cognitive liberty, the right to mental privacy, the right to mental integrity and the right to psychological continuity.
Tesla’s solar roof sets drive towards off-grid electricity in motion
Tesla has begun taking orders for its new solar roof. The pricing has been called "competitive", but the real feature is how Tesla's roof marks the final piece in the jigsaw for the company's plan to unify solar power, home batteries and electric cars.
Researchers want everyone to be involved in AI production
A team of computer scientists are working on an open source AI package to allow people to learn about and interact with AI. "If you feel like AI is something you can't understand, or don't have access to, it's something you may not try to use."
Paris Climate Agreement's 1.5°C target could be passed in less than a decade
According to analysis made for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change if countries fail to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions, as set out in the Paris Agreement, then the goal of limiting warming to 1.5°C could be breached within a decade.