Should we worry about artificial intelligence?

Should we worry about artificial intelligence?

Editor’s note: In this future picture, students discuss the future of artificial intelligence. Next, we will ask: “In July, images from the James Webb Space Telescope revealed amazing images of new galaxies and planets. What is the future of space exploration? Is it aiming for deep space? Are planets and moons colonizing in our own … Read more

Robert Curl, Nobel Prize-winning chemist, helped kick-start nanotechnology

Robert Curl, Nobel Prize-winning chemist, helped kick-start nanotechnology

When Robert Curl was 9 years old, his parents gave him a chemistry set for Christmas. Although his mother was upset when nitric acid spilled on the family stove, he had found a calling. The gift led to a 64-year career as a researcher and professor at Rice University, where in 1985 he happened to … Read more

Robert Curl, Nobel Prize-winning chemist, helped kick-start nanotechnology

Robert Curl, Nobel Prize-winning chemist, helped kick-start nanotechnology

When Robert Curl was 9 years old, his parents gave him a chemistry set for Christmas. Although his mother was upset when nitric acid spilled on the family stove, he had found a calling. The gift led to a 64-year career as a researcher and professor at Rice University, where in 1985 he happened to … Read more

Market volatility pushing CIOs to increase cloud spending

Market volatility pushing CIOs to increase cloud spending

Businesses around the world are expected to ease the cost of information technology this year as economic headwinds cause IT executives to focus their budgets on subscription-based cloud software and services, according to information executives and industry analysts. “Cloud services enable flexible business operations and the ability to turn quickly to meet changing demands,” said … Read more

NASA’s James Webb telescope images show deep space in exquisite detail

NASA’s James Webb telescope images show deep space in exquisite detail

A new era in astronomy is dawning when the National Aeronautics and Space Administration completed its release of the first set of scientific images from the James Webb Space Telescope. “It’s progress like this that drives us forward, and it gives us inspiration,” NASA Administrator Bill Nelson said Tuesday. “Our rockets run on fuel. But … Read more

Luis Echeverría, former president of Mexico, dies at the age of 100

Luis Echeverría, former president of Mexico, dies at the age of 100

Former President Luis Echeverría, whose populist policies led Mexico to an economic debacle and who faced accusations of being the mastermind behind a student massacre during his time as interior minister still haunting the country, died Friday. He was 100 years old. His death was confirmed by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on Saturday.

Ford-backed driverless car start fires 150 workers

Ford-backed driverless car start fires 150 workers

Argo AI, en Ford Motor Co.-backed startup focusing on driverless car technology, laid off about 150 employees this week, a tightening measure after years of quick hiring. The layoffs represented about 6% of the company’s more than 2,000 employees, a company spokesman said.

Ford-backed driverless car start fires 150 workers

Ford-backed driverless car start fires 150 workers

Argo AI, en Ford Motor Co.-backed startup focusing on driverless car technology, laid off about 150 employees this week, a tightening measure after years of quick hiring. The layoffs represented about 6% of the company’s more than 2,000 employees, a company spokesman said.

The upstart stock is diving again after admitting it will not hit a disappointing forecast

The upstart stock is diving again after admitting it will not hit a disappointing forecast

Upstart Holdings Inc. disappointed investors with its guidance in May, and faces Wall Street’s anger again after admitting Thursday it came far from the target. Upcoming UPST, +1.96% revealed late Thursday that executives expect second-quarter losses and revenue to fall far short of the targets they had anticipated in May, as the company’s disappointing forecast … Read more

How an unlikely NASA star turned a $ 10 billion lunar eclipse

How an unlikely NASA star turned a $ 10 billion lunar eclipse

Greg Robinson helped save the James Webb Space Telescope on the verge of failure. The engineer’s chief calls him ‘the most effective leader of a mission I’ve ever seen’.