Monthly Archives: January 2015

T-50

At a little over 50 million dollars per unit, T-50 is only slightly more expensive than the latest 4th generation of American fighter jets. That alone is impressive. Unfortunately, its emphasis on frontal stealth means it’s primarily designed for aircraft … Continue reading

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AI Deadly?

Bill Gates is hopeless, as he’s joining Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking in saying that superhuman AI will be the end of humanity (http://qz.com/335768/bill-gates-joins-elon-musk-and-stephen-hawking-in-saying-artificial-intelligence-is-scary/). What are you talking about? Say, we create an AI god just to be secured in … Continue reading

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How To Suck It Up Properly?

Russia is going into recession. They need cash now, fast! What can China do, given a long history of Russian aids in the 20th century? It’s time for them to say, “Thank you,” and “I love you, mum!” Here’s the … Continue reading

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Apple Is Doomed

The new Apple Watch won’t be able to make phone calls, because it will simply tell you to use your iPhone to do so instead. “It’s a pager?” you might ask. Probably so to protect their iPhone market. “Does it … Continue reading

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Why Wait?

Maglev is too expensive, one of the reasons being the cost of copper required to build its coils. In order to use electricity efficiently to propel a train, the coil must be made of highly electrically conductive materials, ideally high-temperature … Continue reading

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How About Oral?

Kazakhstan really plays the role of Canada between Russia and China. A Maglev line through Oral can further reduce the cost required on the Russian side. What does Kazakhstan get? Well, a share of the total ticket income, probably by … Continue reading

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Why China At All?

A Maglev line from Moscow to Vladivostok suffices for the entire East Asia, even all the way down to Australia and New Zealand. Why Shanghai? Well, it’s astronomically expensive with the present technology, not to mention those in the lab … Continue reading

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