Martine Rothblatt

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Beau Biden would have won governor's race, incumbent says

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell said the late Beau Biden would have won his election for governor in 2016, praising his work as the state’s attorney general and sharing his own personal remembrances of Vice President Joe Biden’s oldest son.<p>“We expected him to run,” the Democratic governor said of Biden …

Democrats

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

When Hubble Stared at Nothing for 100 Hours

In 1995, astronomer Bob Williams wanted to point the Hubble Space Telescope at a patch of sky filled with absolutely nothing remarkable. For 100 hours.<p>It was a terrible idea, his colleagues told him, and a waste of valuable telescope time. People would kill for that amount of time with the sharpest …

Universe

Meditation Changes Your Brain For The Better

We already know that meditation is good for our mental and physical health, but more and more evidence is delineating just how valuable it could be …

Martine Rothblatt: She founded SiriusXM, a religion and a biotech. For starters.

She founded a religion, the Terasem Movement, which puts together her cultural Judaism (she puts on a mean seder), Zen-like yoga and a deep belief in technology. One of the four founding beliefs: “Death is optional.”<p>The physical manifestation of this faith is a bodyless robot, named and modeled …

What is a robot? The answer is constantly evolving

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>Most people would say that a Roomba is a robot. But what about a Nest thermostat? Or an ATM or …