Wyly Wade

Category: Economy

Elon Musk doubles down on universal basic income: ‘It’s going to be necessary’

The economic forecasts for the next several decades don’t bode well for the American worker. In March, President Barack Obama warned Congress about the looming threat of job loss, based on several reports that found that as much as 50% of jobs could be replaced by robots by 2030. https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/elon-musk-doubles-down-universal-175300665.html

Physics Scientists develop rechargeable battery that runs on carbon dioxide

Solar, Wyly, investment

liquids contain different concentrations of CO2, they have different pH levels, and it’s this imbalance that generates electricity http://chipzer.com/scientists-develop-rechargeable-battery-that-runs-on-carbon-dioxide

Energy Tesla’s solar roof to cost less than a regular roof – even before energy production, says Elon Musk

Solar, Wyly, investment

https://electrek.co/2016/11/17/tesla-solar-roof-cost-less-than-regular-roof-even-before-energy-production-elon-musk/

First Ever Quadriplegic Treated With Stem Cells Regains Motor Control in His Upper Body

On March 6, just shy of his 21st birthday, Kristopher (Kris) Boesen of Bakersfield suffered a traumatic injury to his cervical spine when his car fishtailed on a wet road, hit a tree, and slammed into a telephone pole. http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/first-ever-quadriplegic-treated-stem-cells-regains-motor-control-upper-body/

Biometrics: The Whats, The Whens, The Hows, And The Whodunnits | Biometrica Systems Inc

A conversation with Biometrica CEO Wyly Wade, who has almost certainly collected more biometrics across more countries than any single individual in the world, we get down to the basics. We look at what constitutes biometrics, what are identifiers, and how biometric identification is done and used. Source: Biometrics: The Whats, The Whens, The Hows, And…

Modern Conquest | Foreign Affairs

This is an great inforgraphic that shows aggressive conquests have declined, but land grabs are on the rise. Source: Modern Conquest | Foreign Affairs

Catching Criminals as a Community

To Catch A Criminal: Why Being A Community Trumps Going Solo The fact is if you were part of our network and using our systems you would have known of these criminals 3 years before? How much did they steal from you? How do we know that? Better data. A couple of members of the…

A possible vaccine for HIV — at least an opening

This week, researchers from the National Institutes of Health reported that they’ve found a new “weak spot” in HIV that they hope to be able to exploit to design an effective vaccine. It’s an exciting proposition, as the disease continues to ravage people around the globe while confounding efforts to create an effective cure. This…

India will replace all street lights of the country with LED bulbs in next 24 months

The central government expects Karnataka to be in top five in the implementation of new and renewable energy programmes the minister added. India has the target of producing 1,75,000 MW and Renewable energy in next five years. The government also launched Solar Mission to generate 1 lakh MW solar power in the country. Similarly wind…

Uber more stable and higher income

In a study for Uber, Princeton University economist Alan Krueger found “drivers who partner with Uber appear to be attracted to the platform in large part because of the flexibility it offers, the level of compensation and the fact that earnings per hour do not vary much with hours worked, which facilitates part-time and variable…

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