09b Futurist 01 Report — Headlines

China Alters Weather for Military Parade Protection

China news: Chinese officials ‘changed WEATHER to prevent rain falling on parade | World | News From www.express.co.uk 2021-12-06 17:11:00 Excerpt:   The celebrations were led by President Xi on July 1 at Tiananmen Square. However, to stop any rain falling on the parade, researchers at Tsinghua University found that the clouds above were laced […]

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Facebook’s Metaverse Gets a Major City, Seoul

Seoul becomes first major city to join the metaverse From metro.co.uk 2021-12-06 12:39:09 Anugraha Sundaravelu Excerpt:   Seoul Mayor Oh Se-hoon attends an event as an avatar in a metaverse, in a demonstration of the city’s plans (Credit: Seoul City Government) Facebook bet big on the metaverse by changing its name to Meta and now […]

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Solar Rooftops Could Harness the Skies for Hydrogen

Coming soon: Rooftop hydrogen From thehindubusinessline.com Excerpt: Prof Aravind Kumar Chandiran, who heads the Solar Energy Research Group at IIT Madras, had announced in August the development of “a new material” (a ‘distorted hallide perovskite’) that can be used to split water under sunlight. Prof Mohammed Qureshi of IIT Guwahati announced recently that his team […]

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SEC Questions Trump’s TRUTH Social

Trump Social Media Venture, TRUTH Social, Under SEC Inquiry From Freedomist.com Excerpt: The effort to create a non-DNC-filtered social media platform got some serious capital investment promise recently when a Trump company entity and an independent investment company declare the intent to create a $1 billion investment fund to support the creation of “TRUTH Social,” […]

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Do Electric Cars Get us to Net-Zero?

Electric car zones in cities like Oxford point toward net-zero future From www.csmonitor.com 2021-11-18 20:30:32 Simon Montlake Excerpt: The English city of Oxford is set to implement some of the strictest green rules for cars in the United Kingdom. Starting in February, drivers of nonelectric vehicles will have to pay £10 ($13.50) a day to […]

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Social Expectations Can Lead Girls Away from STEM

Are We Pushing Girls Away from STEM? One Study Says Yes From Freedomist.com Excerpt: A study recently published in a medical journal suggests ‘gender-interest stereotypes’ contribute to a drop in the number of girls who might be interested in STEM by as much as 50 percent, a startling figure if true. What’s not certain about […]

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Humans Outperformed in Teamplay by Group AI

MIT Programmed AI Machines Outperform Humans in Teamplay Contest From Freedomist.com Excerpt: Artificial Intelligence is capable of doing more in cooperation with other Artificial intelligence than humans are, to the surprise of no one that understands human nature.  MIT wanted to make sure they got that obvious fact documented, so they had human Hanabi players […]

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EU Tech Rules Expose US Lag in Social Media Law

EU Social Media Regs Are “Pioneering” Model for US, ABC News Declares From Freedomist.com Excerpt: ABC News Writer Assumes the Sale to Condition You to Welcome EU-Style Social Media Controls – Media Analysis Kelvin Chan, a business writer for ABC News, recently penned an article called “Europe bolsters pioneering tech rules with help from Haugen.” […]

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