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Want to understand how Trump happened? Study quantum physics

The past decade will be remembered as the period when the global underclass revolt snowballed into a movement with political bite. From Occupy Wall Street to Brexit to Donald Trump’s election, these post-financial crisis years have featured many unsynchronized awakenings that are forcing a …

Globalization

The Ugly Truth About Being an Entrepreneur

I’m here to give it to you straight friends: the gritty truth about being an entrepreneur.<p>Many individuals would gladly sacrifice the 9–5 grind for a …

Elon Musk explains why he doesn’t hire much foreign talent at SpaceX

Guadalajara, Mexico<p>After arriving in Mexico for an international conference on space and unveiling the schematics for a low-cost transit system to Mars, SpaceX’s Elon Musk faced a tough question from the audience.<p>“You’re going interplanetary, but you’re not going international,” said a woman named …

Tesla

Hacking, Cryptography, and the Countdown to Quantum Computing

Given the recent ubiquity of cyber-scandals—Colin Powell’s stolen e-mails, Simone Biles’s leaked medical records, half a billion plundered Yahoo accounts—you might get the impression that hackers can already break into just about any computer they want. But the situation could be a lot worse. The …

SchröDinger's Cat Behaviour Has Been Filmed in Atoms For The First Time

An atomic cat state.<p>Physicists have filmed atoms entering a Schrödinger’s cat-like state in unprecedented detail, revealing what it looks like when …

Quantum Mechanics

Content Notice: Here Are A Few Ways Professors Use Trigger Warnings

Trigger warnings, the heads-up that college professors give to students to let them know disturbing content is coming, have gotten a lot of attention as the school year has unfolded. When a University of Chicago dean wrote a letter to incoming freshmen this fall rejecting the idea of those …

NASA Have Identified The Best Air-Filtering Houseplants

They say a man’s living quarters is never complete without a bit of greenery to balance things out. Little do most know that there’s also a health …

Forward Labs shows how a SolarCity/Tesla roof could look better than a traditional roof while generating electricity

We don’t know much about the SolarCity solar panels that are coming out of the South Buffalo plant but Chairman and likely soon CEO of the combined Tesla/Solar City entity Elon Musk told investors last month:<p>“It’s a solar roof, as opposed to modules on a roof.”<p>Musk continued:<p>“I think this is really …

'Frequency' Offers a Possible Way for Us to Talk to the Dead

The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p><i>Frequency</i> — a series premiering October 5 on the CW inspired by the 2000 film …

10 Financial Tips for Startup Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship Finance<p>If you are young entrepreneur or startup, I applaud you. Building a company is truly one of the hardest things I’ve ever …

Incredibly silly Jeff Bezos magazine cover illustrates very serious threat to FedEx

Another day, another Bezos cover you can’t unsee. I’d argue that today’s Bloomberg Businessweek cover is the best so far. Sure, we had our fun with …

Elon Musk Says Tesla Autopilot Is Getting an Upgrade Within Weeks

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk says that his electric car company Tesla Motors plans to update its Autopilot software within a few weeks to …