Ray Kurzweil chats with Will Weisman on the nature of employment: "6% of jobs are information jobs, which didn't exist twenty years ago." So when someone asks what kind of jobs there will be in the future, we can't say - they haven't been invented yet. "Work is increasingly becoming intellectual," he adds.
Fixing Civilizations - Salim Ismail
A Canadian startup has a new plan for making Elon Musk’s futuristic Hyperloop a reality
Hyperloop just started looking a whole lot cooler. The high-speed transportation system, a brainchild of Elon Musk, is all about speeding up the journey between major cities. Passenger pods would zip through a near-vacuum tube connecting, for example, Toronto and Montreal—a trip that could take as little as half an hour. In some new renderings of the concept, the...