The Age of Automation
In 1814, the Boston Manufacturing Company built America’s first textile mill. Eliminating many manual labor jobs. But towards the end of the 1800s workers were making 2x what they were in 1830. Additionally, by the end of the 1800s, the cost of textiles had plummeted and demand exploded.
The World Economic Forum predicts 85 million jobs performed by people, will be replaced by machines or algorithms. But during periods of “creative destruction”, it is easy to quantify the losses but nearly impossible to quantify the new opportunities.
Author: Digital Native. Read: 8 min
Top 10 Most Significant Nvidia GPUs of All Time
NVIDIA has grown into a dominant force in the graphics market but there was a lot of work involved in getting to that level since the NV1 debuted in 1995.
These days, Nvidia is pushing the efforts of its real-time hardware ray tracing products, which allow for photorealistic lighting. However, even without these features, its GPUs are among the fastest performing in the industry. As we sit upon a new generation of gaming, with new consoles featuring ray tracing support, it’ll be interesting to see if Nvidia can increase its lead over the competition.
Author: Tech Spot. Read: 5 min
The $300K Pet Fish?
Certain specimens of the endangered Asian Arowana have fetched up to $300K at auction. How did a fish become a status symbol?
For centuries, the Asian Arowana was nothing more than a meal foraged from the blackwater rivers and swamps of Southeast Asia. Then, in 1975, everything changed. Find out more about the crazy market for the world’s most expensive pet fish.
Author: The Hustle Read: 6 min
Bonus Video: Inside The World’s First Full-Size All-Electric Plane
Eviation’s Alice is the world’s first full-size, all-electric passenger plane. The nine-seater plane can fly regional routes emissions-free.
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