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Could futuristic tech help to end China’s record droughts?

Could futuristic tech help to end China’s record droughts?

China, renowned for being first with technological advancements, is exploring cloud seeding, GM crops, and a multibillion-dollar water transfer project to address its severe drought problem. Following an unprecedented 2-month heatwave, China is being forced to show its mettle as a leading innovator to survive record water shortages. Between mid-June and August, the average temperature increase across provinces was reportedly around 1.2C higher than the seasonal norm. While this may not sound...

By London, UK
Opinion – Eminem and Snoop Dogg shouldn’t be shilling NFTs

Opinion – Eminem and Snoop Dogg shouldn’t be shilling NFTs

Both Eminem and Snoop Dogg performed at the MTV Annual Video Music Awards almost entirely using Bored Ape NFTs. It’s depressing to see two iconic artists so insistent on shilling unwanted crypto junk to the public. Earlier this year, Eminem released a single with Snoop Dogg titled ‘From The D 2 The LBC’ after a feud in 2020 saw them take shots at one another despite being on the...

By London, UK
Opinion – Why HS2 may be a huge infrastructural failure

Opinion – Why HS2 may be a huge infrastructural failure

The new high-speed railway will connect Manchester, Birmingham, and London as part of government efforts to ‘level-up’ the North. But with numerous contingencies, mounting costs, and environmental damages, HS2 might be the biggest major infrastructure failure in recent memory.  HS2 was first proposed by Labour government in 2009. A massive rail infrastructure project, it was designed to ‘level-up’ the North of England by providing better transport links throughout the...

By Brighton, UK
Virtual rapper FN Meka dropped from Capitol Records

Virtual rapper FN Meka dropped from Capitol Records

FN Meka is an AI rapper that was signed to Capitol Records two weeks ago. After racist lyrics and depictions of police brutality were discovered the bot was quickly dropped. Are computer-generated artists set to become an industry staple? You may remember we wrote about AI voice technology that can mimic famous artists such as Eminem, Nirvana, and Kanye West early last year. As deep fake robotics continue to...

By London, UK