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Aging and declining population is the real issue, not overpopulation, Elon Musk tweet on Friday says. According to the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, population bomb will go off in the coming decades, starting by 2050. However, the UN thinks otherwise despite admitting declining infertility among women.

Elon Musk Tweet Predicts Civilization Collapse By 2050

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Aging and declining population is the real issue, not overpopulation, Elon Musk tweet on Friday says. According to the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, population bomb will go off in the coming decades, starting[...]
The market for double-eyelid surgery in China is expected to worth over US$100 billion this year. It’s not difficult to see why. More than half of the people in East Asia are born without a fold in the eyelid – a feature gravely cherished by most of the population. According to 25-year old Beijing resident Sharon Lu, double-eyelid surgery has since 2017 become “as easy as getting a new haircut.” This trend has since last year escalated into a more serious social problem: Snapchat dysmorphia. Cosmetic doctor Tijion Esho, founder of th...
Mary Meeker – “Queen of the internet” has delivered her much anticipated annual internet trends report, which highlights the most essential statistics and technology trends on the internet. The Bond Capital founder and former Kleiner Perkins general partner made her presentation on Tuesday at Vox/Recode’s Code Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mary Meeker started producing the report since 1995 when she was an analyst at Morgan Stanley. Below are some of the striking highlights from Meeker’s 2019 Internet Trends Report: ...
Reddit on Monday night launched a bizarre subdomain called “newsbyAI” where it plans to be posting fake news articles written by sophisticated artificial intelligence algorithms. The AI-written articles, which read almost like the real thing, will cover information from business reporting to celebrity gossip. This is another practical illustration that artificial intelligence can effectively be used to spread convincing propaganda and fake news online. So far, nearly all the articles shared on the subreddit page newsbyAI are written...
Headphone lovers prioritize some exceptional qualities while looking out for a headphone. They include the headphone’s ability to pair quickly, sound quality, battery life and how comfortable it feels on the ears. Apple showed no compromise in trying to satisfy those obsessed with quality headphones and the company has proved a point with Apple Powerbeat Pro – it's first ever product since acquiring Beats by Dre in late 2014. Apple designed this new Powerbeats Pro as an upgrade of the Beats by Dre on two basic features: sound and c...
Nintendo in today’s Direct presentation revealed more information about its upcoming RPG games: Pokémon Sword & Shield, including the release date. It’s now official and quite uncanny for gamers, the Pokémon Sword & Shield release date is in November, in between the window Hideo Kojima gave us for the long-awaited Death Stranding and the very first single-player Star Wars releases. Considering the time-frame people could allot for a particular game, nailing it right would require some level of concentration at least for a few...
Google has filed an appeal against the $1.7 billion (€1.49 billion) fine slapped on it by the European Commission as an antitrust penalty for stifling competition in the online advertising industry. The Telegraph reported late Tuesday that Google lodged the appeal in the General Court of the European Union in Brussels. A Google spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday that the appeal has been filed but declined to comment further. A third antitrust fine of $1.7BN was slapped on Google by the executive arm of the European Union three month...
North Korean hackers are targeting to steal cryptocurrencies from users on Upbit, South Korean’s major digital currency exchange, through a phishing strike, according to a report by cybersecurity firm East Security. The hackers launched an attack the exchange platform Upbit user on the 28th of May using phishing email, said the report. The email was found to have come from somewhere else; was not originated from Upbit server after investing the email source. The email claimed to have information about a transaction (payment) done on...
It’s over 6 years since NASA’s Curiosity Rover made Mars it's home in an expedition to unravel the Red Planet’s mysteries: if it is, or was, suitable for life. Since landing on the planet in 2012, the car-sized rover has helped astronomers to answer lots of questions about the CO2 rich world and also provided clues of extraterrestrial life. On May 7 and May 12, Curiosity Rover took its mission to a different level. It sat back and watched Mars’ atmosphere. Using its black-and-white Navigation Cameras (Navcams), the rover took i...
With artificial intelligence now able to create convincing, fake article news that can fool people on a mass scale, scientists have a new task: creating algorithms that can prevent such news from spreading across the internet. A team of researchers from the University of Washington has developed a new tool that could be useful in taming potential damages from AI-generated fake news which are usually based on lurid headlines. Referred to as GROVER, the system can detect and write fake, misleading news articles that are even more convi...