New cyber attacks – Spectre, Meltdown, and Foreshadow – affected semiconductors and showed today’s defenses – focused on software – aren’t enough to protect computer hardware against criminals. Sheer volume of cyber threats requires radical collaboration even among fierce competitors to foil criminals. Tackling technical, organizational, and anti-trust restrictions against data swapping are essential to create unprecedented collaboration among companies.
Archives for November 2018
Major car and aircraft makers, startups, network operators, and investors are taking the business of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) seriously. Urban, electric, air taxis could be operational in 10 years. Complex issues in mix – AI, machine vision, batteries, regulations, safety, and affordability.
World’s top climate scientists warn that because petroleum product consumption is galloping internationally, keeping the Earth’s temperature rise to 2 degrees Celsius isn’t enough to prevent danger to billions of people. Limiting the rise to 1.5 C is a must. Vastly better carbon management to turn CO2 from a liability to neutral or an asset is possible with today’s new working innovations and new ones. Our experts discuss what it will take to generate emissions-free electricity, create alternative materials, and drastically reduce CO2 from our world’s air by 2050.