nexxworks’ Best of the Web - week May 1 to 7
PATRICK CAUGHILL - FUTURISM
Elon Musk discussed his many companies at the annual TED conference last week. He covered exciting developments in the Boring Company, Tesla's new semi-truck, and many more innovations in the pipeline.
RAYA BIDSHAHRI - SINGULARITY HUB
Several technology-driven trends are disrupting education systems around the world. Together, these trends are offering innovative solutions for a flawed system and contributing to more impactful learning experiences.
LANCE ULANOFF - MASHABLE
The recent surge in artificial intelligence developments has created an AI land-rush, where it seems like every tech company, including Microsoft, is promising to do more with machine learning and cognitive computing.
XINHUA - ECNS
Innovation is at the core of China's 13th five-year plan which has the objective of becoming an "innovative nation" by 2020, an international leader in innovation by 2030, and a world powerhouse of scientific and technological innovation by 2050.
NATALIE WOLCHOVER - WIRED
“We are entering a brave new world of thermodynamics,” - Sandu Popescu, a physicist at the University of Bristol. “Although it was very good as it started,” he said, referring to classical thermodynamics, “by now we are looking at it in a completely new way.”
STEVEN VAN BELLEGHEM - YOUTUBE
Every Friday, Steven Van Belleghem spoils you with a Weekly in which he presents a selection of news you cannot miss out on. In this week's episode Steven reveals news on Amazon's tailor made service, Elon Musk's boring company and much more. Enjoy!