Jagriti Ghimire

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There's never been a more challenging time to be Elon Musk

His fame is far-reaching, and his fortune is vast. His companies are captivating in ways that Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Uber, Google, and Facebook aren't.<p>Musk has world-changing ambitions and an image that inspired the Tony Stark character from "Iron Man."<p>Which makes sense: Musk might not be an …

Tesla

Everyone is deleting pronouns from the beginning of their sentences — here's why

<i>Hope all is well with you</i>, I write, conveniently erasing myself as the subject of the sentence.<p><i>Agree with Bob's critiques. Would love to read a post on this. Can do in an hour. Look forward to reading</i>.<p>Wherefore the shyness, the equivocation? Was I too busy to report for duty as a grammatical …

Linguistics

Tesla hires a longtime Audi exec to oversee its Model 3 production

Greg Reichow, Tesla's former vice president of production, took a leave of absence in early May so "he can have a well-earned break," a spokesperson told Bloomberg at the time.<p>Hochholdinger will fill Reichow's role, which involves increasing Model S and Model X production and designing a …

Sheryl Sandberg: "In the Face of the Void, or in the Face of Any Challenge, You Can Choose Joy."

On Saturday, the Facebook COO spoke publicly for the first time about her husband's passing, before a crowd of thousands of UC-Berkeley graduates.<p>What carried Sheryl Sandberg's commencement address at University of California - Berkeley Saturday was less the requisite advice for graduates and more …

The Panama Papers leaker speaks out, with a tantalizing offer for law enforcement and harsh words for Mossack Fonseca

The anonymous source responsible for the surfacing of the Panama Papers has issued a statement on the website of the journalism consortium that has been sorting through the document trove. The unidentified whistleblower, writing under the name John Doe, rules out some of the speculation about his …

Corruption

This simple photo shows something amazing about the next generation of smartphone cameras

Move the slider above back and forth to compare two images. Can you spot the difference between them? Here's a hint: Look at the freeway overpass in …

Depth Of Field

Tesla planning cheaper EV that 'most people can afford'

Turns out the Model 3 isn't going to be Tesla's most affordable model. Go figure.<p>Speaking at the Future Transportation Solutions conference in Oslo, …

SpaceX plans to send a spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018

SpaceX plans to send its Dragon spacecraft to Mars as early as 2018, the company announced today — marking a major first step toward CEO Elon Musk’s goal of sending humans to the Red Planet. The company didn’t say how many spacecraft it will send, but hinted it would conduct a series of these …

Space Travel

How drones will change the world in the next 5 years

The fast-growing global drone industry has not sat back waiting for government policy to be hammered out before pouring investment and effort into opening up this all-new hardware and computing market.<p>A growing ecosystem of drone software and hardware vendors is already catering to a long list of …

Unmanned Aircraft

A three-way collision of galaxies has given birth to a monstrous black hole

Gases swirling in the center of a galaxy 1.8 billion light-years away were traveling faster than 370 miles per second. That's twice as fast as they would have expected.<p>The mind blowing speed of the gases hints at the existence of something extraordinary: a colossal black hole in the center of the …

Universe

Climate Change Will Noticeably Reduce Oxygen In The Oceans By 2030

It's getting harder and harder to breathe<p>There might be plenty of fish in the sea, but what about oxygen for those fish?<p>A study published in <i>Global Biogeochemical Cycles</i> found that we will be able to detect a loss of oxygen due to climate change in oceans all over the world by 2030.<p>Low oxygen levels …

Global Warming

THE GLOBAL SMARTPHONE REPORT: The forces behind the global deceleration in smartphone sales

Mature markets were at the heart of this year's deceleration. Adoption has reached new highs in key markets in the United States, Europe, and China. The pool of first-time buyers in these countries is shrinking rapidly, and sales are now primarily coming from phone upgrades.<p>Meanwhile, emerging …

Volvo autonomous car engineer calls Tesla’s Autopilot a ‘wannabe'

Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous technology gives drivers the ability to take their hands off the wheel, while the car effectively drives itself on the highway. At launch, drivers didn't even need to touch the wheel to show that they were still awake and in the driver's seat. It's impressive …

ELON MUSK: Tesla’s Autopilot reduces chance of having an accident by 50%

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said when Autopilot is activated, the odds of a Tesla owner getting in an accident drop significantly.<p>In fact, early tests show that the semi-autonomous system reduces the chance of an accident by as much as 50%, Musk said during an event in Oslo, Norway last week.<p>"The …

Tesla

In Nepal life goes on, but recovery is slow

Nepal is remembering the victims of the deadly, twin earthquakes which battered the country almost a year ago.<p>More than 9,000 people died and almost a million homes were damaged when two huge tremors struck within the space of 17 days.<p>Life is still far from normal.<p>“Nobody’s helping us in the …

Bill Gates' worst decisions as CEO, according to a longtime Microsoft exec

In that span, he turned a two-man startup into a tech juggernaut worth hundreds of billions of dollars, becoming the world's richest man along the way.<p>But every great CEO makes mistakes, and according to Brad Silverberg, who's spent nine years as Microsoft's SVP from 1990, Gates made two critical …

Bill Gates

Nissan trolls Tesla Model 3 in new ad campaign

Just three weeks after Elon Musk introduced the Model 3 to the world, the number of reservations for Tesla’s mass market EV is already close to …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Workload

China's Most Lifelike Robot Ever: JiaJia

[Image Source: <i>Weibo</i>]<p>If you thought the Scarlett Johansson robot was creepy, this new ultra-lifelike animatronic robot named JiaJia from China blows …

Robotics

A Rare Look Inside The 'Gigafactory' Tesla Hopes Will Revolutionize Energy Use

Outside Reno, in Nevada's high desert, Tesla is building what it says is the world's largest battery factory. The Gigafactory, as it's called, will churn out batteries for the company's electric cars. But it's also making something new — a battery for the home.<p>Tucked away in a dusty valley near …

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Changes The Car Market

Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Disrupts The Auto Market?<p>This week our office was visited by my friend, investor and author Gianni Kovacevic, who is at the …

Google Drive adds just one checkbox, and that makes all the difference

Simply by adding a checkbox, Google has made storage and photography services on the cloud vastly more useful.<p>The checkbox opens the ability to pick which folders on the Internet-based file system called Google Drive are synchronized to your Mac or Windows PC. The change, announced Thursday, may …

Video: Where in the World Are You? - Quest #35

It has been awhile since we've had a new addition to Richard Bangs' fun "Where in the World are You?" series, but he returns with this great video to …

Video: The View From the Summit of Annapurna

As I write this, teams of climbers are preparing to go for the summit of Annapurna, the 10th highest mountain in the world, but one of the most …

Tesla Joins CharIN

<b>Published on</b> April 16th, 2016 | <i>by James Ayre</i><p>88<p>April 16th, 2016 by <b>James Ayre</b><p>Originally published on <i>EV Obsession</i>.<p>The European electric vehicle CCS …

Oil producers face stark choice in key meeting

When the world's major oil producers gather this weekend in Doha, they face a stark choice: agree to freeze crude production at current levels, or risk sending prices into another downward spiral.<p>Investors are looking for signs of cooperation that would justify crude's rebound from $26 per barrel …

The case for the Tesla Model 3 having a sophisticated HUD

The Tesla Model 3 is having one of the biggest automotive launches in years, and the sedan isn't even on the road yet. However, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about the upcoming EV, including the mystery of its spartan interior (above). At this point, the sedan lacks a traditional …

The 40 Best Books to Read This Summer

Funny, moody, scary, fiery, canny, and bloody books.<p>Swimsuit? Check. Sunglasses? Check. Three books, because you couldn't choose just one? Check. From complicated meditations on motherhood to dark thrillers that will slot perfectly into a beach bag, here are the 40 books to put on your summer …

Himalaya Fall 2016: Everest Permit Denied to 12-Year Old

The age debate on Everest reared its ugly head again this week when 12-year old Tyler Armstrong of California was denied a permit to climb the …

The FlyBoard Air Gives Us a Glimpse of the Future

The FlyBoard Air Gives Us a Glimpse of the Future The famous hoverboard from <i>Back to the Future</i> gets one step closer to reality with the arrival of …