Archive for June, 2015

Greece in chaos: will Syriza’s last desperate gamble pay off?

Greece in chaos: will Syriza’s last desperate gamble pay off?

The banks are closed, the bailout referendum is looming – and Europe’s only far-left government is struggling to hold on to its mass support. In less than a week, it will either be triumphant or finished

The country with the lowest birth rate in the world might surprise you

The country with the lowest birth rate in the world might surprise you

The number of babies being born in Germany is officially the lowest in the world.

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks at a breakfast meeting with the theme "Dialogue: Technology & Innovation for a Sustainable Future" during the Boao Forum For Asia Annual Conference 2015 in Qionghai city, south Chinas Hainan province, 29 March 2015.

Robin Li, Chairman and CEO of Baidu, hosted a breakfast meeting with the theme of "Dialogue: Technology & Innovation for a Sustainable Future" during the 2015 Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) in Boao, south China's Hainan province, 29 March 2015. Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates and CEO of Tesla Motors Elon Musk attended the meeting. They discussed the significance of innovation for a sustainable future at the meeting. "Speaking of the risk of AI, I'm not saying it is beyond human imagination. For example, the arms, the release of energy is a very easy process, but it is difficult to control ... we should promote the safety of artificial intelligence, because it may be good, maybe bad and even bring disaster, so security is required and necessary," Musk said. Musk claims that he is not opposed to the development of AI. "I think we should be particularly careful; it may take more time to develop AI. Our direction is right, but we cannot rush, we'd better not enter into an unknown field," he added. Gates agreed with Musk. "Elon has invested in the development of AI, which is very good," he said. When answering a question about the future prospects of unmanned technology utilized in auto industry by Li, Musk said he believes that driverless cars need a big industrial base, which is required for the development of the automotive industry over a long period of time.

Bill Gates Thinks This Is the Deadliest Threat to Humankind

He says it could kill tens of millions