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We are ‘almost definitely’ living in a Matrix-style simulation, claims Elon Musk

Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and founder of Space X, Tesla and Paypal, has told an interviewer there is only a “one in billions” chance that we’re not living in a computer simulation.<p>Speaking at San Francisco’s Code Conference this week, Musk said that he has had “so many simulation …

Elon Musk

British Professor Gets Math's Top Prize for Proving a 350-Year-Old Theorem

British professor Sir Andrew Wiles was awarded mathematics’ most prestigious prize this week, for providing the proof to a theorem that had stymied …

Apple finally gets US sales ban on some Samsung phone features, but the ruling is practically meaningless

Apple has finally managed to secure a sales ban over some Samsung phone features that infringe on its patents and intellectual property. However, the victory is effectively meaningless despite the milestone in its continuing patent litigation suit with Samsung in ever-longer court battles.<p>Apple’s …

Mobile

Why We’re Never Moving Away from Income Inequality

A few thoughts on a futile project.<p>One of the weird little facts of life that we don’t think about or talk about very much — and really should when …

New Study Reveals Income Inequality Is the Real Reason American Politics Is So Broken

Why is the government broken?<p>It depends on whom you ask. When attempting to diagnose the reasons that Congress has steadily grown more polarized …

Economic Lies: Why Government Can't Grow the Economy, Fix Income Inequality | People's Pundit Daily

Politicians love to think they can create jobs, grow the economy and, in the upcoming elections, you are going to hear all kinds of income inequality …

Income Inequality

The Winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics Has Deep Concerns About Income Inequality

On Monday, Angus Deaton, a British-American economist and professor at Princeton University, won the 2015 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics for his …

Income Inequality

French economist Thomas Piketty talks income inequality

Thomas Piketty, a French economist, spoke Friday on growing inequality (STEFAN LACMANOVIC/The Stanford Daily).<p>Thomas Piketty lectured on his 2013 …

How Clinton and Sanders would tackle income inequality

Both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders want to give Americans a raise.<p>Reducing income inequality is at the center of both Democratic presidential frontrunners' campaigns. Their goal: To lift up working Americans and shore up the middle class.<p>Just how they plan to do this is almost certain to come …

Middle-class

Taxes No Cure for Inequality

One of the most popular prescriptions offered by Democrats — jacking up taxes on the wealthy — would do virtually nothing to narrow the gap between …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

ECONOMY Canada’s immigration lab: What the country can learn from PEI Subscriber content<p>TRADE Ottawa triggers NAFTA’s Chapter 19 to appeal U.S. import duties<p>Opinion Canada can win at trade – even if NAFTA dies Subscriber content<p>CANNABIS Shoppers Drug Mart signs marijuana supply deal with Tilray …

Income Inequality? Or Poor Financial Planning?

<i>Is income inequality caused by injustice, or people making really, really bad decisions?</i><p>A recent article online laments that income inequality is …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

Tesla just remotely added autopilot mode to thousands of its Model S cars

Self-driving capabilities -- previously limited to cars tested by technology titans such as Google -- hit the streets "overnight" with the latest Tesla Version 7.0 software.<p>"We're being especially cautious at this early stage so we are advising drivers to keep their hands on the wheel just in …

Tesla