Mike Land

10 Added | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | @MikeLand2016 | Keep up with Mike Land on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mike Land”

Intel is one step closer to mass production of quantum processors

Quantum computing is far from fiction but it is also out of reach for consumers and businesses with limited budgets. Intel has announced that it has …

NASA Will Be Streaming Video During Cassini's Death Plunge - Here's How to Watch

Not long to go.<p>If you could magically teleport across the solar system, Saturn would be a great place to swing by on Friday morning.<p>Hovering above …

Astronomy

Watch a monstrous Cadillac Escalade tow a submerged military vehicle from Harvey floodwaters

The video, posted on Twitter, shows a lifted Cadillac Escalade riding on monster-truck-size tires towing a submerged medium tactical vehicle from the US military. Onlookers cheered as the Escalade cautiously began towing the vehicle from the depths of the flood.<p>"Redneck Army saves National Guard. …

Floods

Toyota Ends Tesla Partnership, Working On ‘Flying Car’ With Cartivator

<b>UPDATE: 5:30 a.m. EDT —</b> Toyota confirmed it had liquidated its entire stake in Tesla, Bloomberg reported Saturday, citing a spokeswoman for the car …

Intel sees $7 trillion economy emerging from self-driving vehicles

The self-driving car industry could be worth $7 trillion by 2050, according to a report published by Intel and Strategy Analytics.<p>The report splits the estimate into three main revenue streams:<p>$3.7 trillion into “consumer mobility-as-a-service”<br>• $3 trillion into “business mobility-as-a-service”<br>• $200 …

Driverless Cars

SpaceX launches 1st recycled supply ship

SpaceX launched its first recycled cargo ship to the International Space Station on Saturday, yet another milestone in its bid to drive down flight costs.<p>After a two-day delay caused by thunderstorms, the unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off carrying a Dragon capsule that made a station delivery …

Space Exploration

Silicon Valley billionaires are preparing for the apocalypse with motorcycles, guns, and private hideaways

The Silicon Valley elite may be among the most active — and potentially successful — doomsday preppers, according to a riveting new essay in The New Yorker.<p>Leaders of industry from Silicon Valley to Wall Street are joining the survivalism movement, The New Yorker's Evan Osnos writes. That list …

Silicon Valley