Some of the world’s top scientists fear that we’re on the brink of unlocking the disturbing potential of artificial intelligence, and have called for a ban on autonomous weapons systems and “killer robots” that can select and assault targets without being directed by humans. 702 more words
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If that title did not draw you in, how about this: Congress is favoring pork projects over maintaining and growing American human spaceflight (HSF) capabilities. The committee that allocates NASA’s budget appropriated the full amount request by the White House for fiscal year 2016, but screwed around with the line items to fit their own personal agendas, rather than what would be best for the country. 537 more words
What is the special sauce driving today’s most successful corporate leaders? So much has been written about the prickly personalities of the late Steve Jobs of Apple, Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX, and Ferdinand Piech, the former Volkswagen Chairman, that one might be left with the impression that unpleasantness is an essential ingredient to leadership success. 862 more words
We are very pleased to announce that Take Back the Sky will be a part of Dragon Con 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia this September!
We’ll be taking part in a panel entitled “Fan Support: How Our Faves Survive” on Friday, September 4 at 2:30pm in the Chastain Ballroom (F-G) at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel. 314 more words
The faulty strut that failed mid-flight and doomed SpaceX’s June 28 mission to resupply the International Space Station could end up costing SpaceX “hundreds of millions” in lost revenues. 889 more words
The last attempt to resupply the International Space Station ended when the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which was supposed to deliver the materials, exploded in the Earth’s atmosphere. 275 more words