Hawking And Musk Lead 1,000 Scientists To Call For AI Warfare Ban….

Aleem Siddiqui

Over 1,000 leading AI researchers including Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have signed a letter raising caution against Artificial Intelligence arms race in militaries worldwide and Autonomous Weapons. They argue that automation of the battles, without human risk and emotions would lower the threshold of getting into a war, thus, call for AI warfare ban.

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Advancements in Artificial Intelligence are turning heads everywhere. While some see this as a bright future, others are skeptical of the thought. Scientists such as Stephen Hawking have already told human race to be wary of the rise of machines and its potential to endanger human species itself. Robots showing glimpses of self-awareness, too had created a buzz over past few weeks.In the latest developments against this possible outcome, over 1,000 AI experts and top notch researchers have signed an open letter that warns a potential “military artificial intelligence arms race” in the near…

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Space Elevator Project and Early Proposal of Konstantin Tsiolkovsky…

Aleem Siddiqui

A space elevator is a proposed type of space transportation system.  Elevator (1)The main
component would be a cable (Composed of Carbon nanotubes) anchored to the surface and extending into space. The design would permit vehicles to travel along the cable from a planetary surface, such as the Earth’s, directly into space or orbit, without the use of large rockets.

An Earth-based space elevator would consist of a cable with one end attached to the surface near the equator and the other end in space beyond geostationary orbit (35,800 km altitude). The competing forces of gravity, which is stronger at the lower end, and the
outward/upward centrifugal force, which is stronger at the upper end, would result in the
cable being held up, under tension, and stationary over a single position on Earth. With the cable deployed, climbers could repeatedly climb the cable to space by mechanical means, releasing their cargo to orbit. Climbers could also descend…

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What Is Hyperloop ?

Aleem Siddiqui

HyperLoop – Ultra High-speed Transport Faster than Speed of Sound….       

Hyperloop is a conceptual – soon to be a reality – HyperLoop Project (9)transportation system proposed by billionaire Elon Musk (SpaceX  and electric vehicle Tesla Motors founder). In Elon Musk’s words, Hyperloop is a system to build a tube under or above the ground surface which will contain a special environment. This special environment could be due to vacuum or high-speed compressed air or electromagnetic suspension. Musk says that the Hyperloop will be best served in high-traffic city pairs which are less than 900 miles or 1,500 km apart. Back in 2013, he proposed a paper describing the same and talked about the possible implications involved.


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What are the advantages of hyperloop?

Musk calls hyperloop a transportation which will be better than “flying or driving.” Compared to the present alternatives, it will be a lot faster, cheaper and safer. It will be immune to weather, sustainably self-powering and without any disruptions.
What is the biggest challenge…

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