Tag: President Donald Trump

xi jingping speech

3 Innovation-friendly Highlights From Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Speech

At the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party, the Chinese Premier delivered a marathon keynote speech that outlines the CPC policy for the next 5 years. What are the major takeaways? After the death...
fake facebook likes

The Economy of Fake Facebook Likes

Researchers at the University of Iowa found an army of websites spamming Facebook with millions of fake likes and comments. Collectively these websites produced over 100 million fake likes on Facebook posts from 2015 to...
DACA repeal

How the Biggest Names in Tech are Reacting to DACA Repeal

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program will be rescinded in six months after an order from U.S. President Donald Trump. The tech world responds. Founded in June 2012 by the Obama administration, the...
trump's economic plan

U.S. Tech Manufacturing Will Fall Behind With Trump’s Economic Plan

U.S. President Donald Trump's economic plan makes little mention of automation--in a world where automation is inevitable. There's some mystery surrounding what will be done to acclimatize those who lose their jobs to automation....
paris accord

How China Went From Paris Accord Outsider to Leading the Talks

In a surprising move, China turns from coal to cleaner energy sources as the U.S. and other global leaders fall behind. We're only human, and the truth is we only tend to care about something...
social media

Why do you Think Social Media Needs a Travel Mode?

Arriving at a U.S. border, visitors may have to hand their phones and social media passwords to TSA agents. Travel Mode could be added to social media to reduce the information surrendered to travel...
420

Happy 420! How China is Positioned to Dominate the Marijuana Market

Now, one in five Americans (about 63 million people) lives in a state where recreational use of marijuana is legal. The “green rush” has already kicked off in the U.S., its status as a...
ajit pai

Net Neutrality: Who is Pushing Back on the Ajit Pai Regulatory Compromise?

Trump's new FCC chairman, Ajit Pai, has successfully pushed for the removal of Obama-era net neutrality regulations. His plan, which he has not fully detailed, includes handing over net neutrality policing to the more lax...
gerrymandering

How This Algorithm is Fighting Partisan Gerrymandering

As humans create technology, how can it ever really play a neutral role in politics? A new supercomputer algorithm built to beat gerrymandering shows the way, but present day examples show otherwise. Gerrymandering is the deliberate...
boeing

How Boeing is Cutting Costs with 3D-Printed Titanium

Norsk Titanium AS announced a contract with Boeing to deliver 3D-printed structural titanium parts. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the first commercial airplane to use additive-manufactured titanium structural parts, would see its production costs cut...