Finally, the power of fusion energy may be unleashed thanks to a new physics update

In the world of renewable energy, perhaps there is no goal more ambitious than fusion energy. This involves fusing hydrogen atoms to form helium – a process that generates an incredible amount of energy. It’s a reaction that happens every moment in the sun, but replicating it on Earth is a very tedious process. However, … Read more

Speaking of strengthening the EU’s defense, Brussels means business – POLITICO

Click play to listen to this article a new plan Coordinating increased military spending among EU members is not only about strengthening Europe’s defenses – it is also about strengthening its defense industries. As governments across Europe ramp up defense budgets in response to Russia’s war in Ukraine, the race is on to determine who … Read more

Europe’s Most Influential Tech Players – Ranked – Politico

Welcome to the post-zoom hangover. if last year Focus on the pervasiveness of technology in our daily lives, and this year’s conversation hinges on finding a workable balance – between security and privacy, between innovation and sustainability, and between risk and responsibility. As the coronavirus pandemic has relinquished (finally, somewhat) center stage, focus has shifted … Read more

Deep-sea mining may raise clean energy — and curse our oceans

Miles below the ocean’s surface, the seemingly strange environment had been undisturbed for hundreds of millions of years, in perpetual darkness save for scattered flashes of bioluminescent creatures. Thousands of species of animals including fish, sea cucumbers, brittle stars, corals, anemones and sponges have evolved to live their lives in the overwhelming pressures of the … Read more

We can’t trust AI until it learns some common sense

Imagine, if you will, a future in which self-driving cars will be much better than they are now. They reliably avoid obstacles, obey traffic lights and signs, and even respond to turn signals from other drivers. Self-driving carts are being deployed globally on golf courses, movie theaters, and residential communities, and self-driving trucks fully serve … Read more

Germany’s digital health efforts are faltering. Is the Lauterbach strategy a ticket? – Politico

This article is the product of a Politico working group. Germany may be known for its efficiency, but that is not true when it comes to digitizing its health system. Since 2019, Germany has introduced three major new digital health laws covering everything from electronic patient records to the digitization of its hospitals. But in … Read more

When the internet knows where you live

On April 28, Weibo, the Chinese equivalent of Twitter, announced that it would begin displaying the locations of users’ IP addresses on their profile pages and in all responses posted to the site. company framed Feature as a necessary measure to “maintain a healthy and orderly environment for discussion”. According to the official Weibo community … Read more