Category Science & Technology

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’

Military Warns EMP Attack Could Wipe Out America, ‘Democracy, World Order’ by Paul Bedard  | November 30, 2018 09:33 AM In an extraordinary and sobering report meant to wake the nation up to a growing threat, a new military white paper warns that an electromagnetic pulse weapon attack such as those developed by North Korea, Russia, and Iran […]

NASA To Land Probe On Mars Today

NASA To Land Probe On Mars Today http://www.fortunascorner.com      This afternoon, (Nov. 26, 2018) a little more than a half-hour from now, somewhere 3pm EDT, NASA will land a probe on Mars today, its 11th science mission, if it succeeds. There have been 18 attempted landings on Mars; but, only ten have succeeded. Unlike […]

Five Challenges Facing Trump’s Military

The 5: ” 1) The budget;  2) Space force;  3) “Great Power” Competition;  4) Afghanistan; and, 5) Missile Defense.” To these I would add, Cyber, Artificial Intelligence, the potential loss of stealth in the air; under the sea and on the ground; drone/autonomous systems warfare; potential capability surprise on the ‘battlefield’; and biomteic/identity management which […]

Chinese Scientists Are Creating CRISPR Babies

EXCLUSIVE: Chinese Scientists Are Creating CRISPR Babies KATHY NAIKAN A daring effort is underway to create the first children whose DNA has been tailored using gene-editing. ·         by Antonio Regalado ·         November 25, 2018 ·           When Chinese researchers first edited the genes of a human embryo in a lab dish in 2015, it sparked global outcry and pleas […]

Trump Questions Technology Central To Pentagon’s Plans For Launching Aircraft At Sea

Trump Questions Technology Central To Pentagon’s Plans For Launching Aircraft At Sea By Missy Ryan November 23 at 5:08 PM President Trump this week renewed his questioning of the military’s new system for launching aircraft at sea, underscoring his skepticism about a technology the Navy has put at the center of its future aircraft carrier fleet. […]

Staying Active/Regular Exercise Takes 30 Years Off Your Body New Research Shows; Regular Exercisers Have Hearts And Muscles Of People Decades Younger Than Them

Staying Active/Regular Exercise Takes 30 Years Off Your Body New Research Shows; Regular Exercisers Have Hearts And Muscles Of People Decades Younger Than Them http://www.fortunascorner.com     As we sit down to a Thanksgiving dinner with family and friends, we shouldn’t need to much motivation to hit the gym/fitness center tomorrow/Friday. If any of you do […]

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints; DeepMasterPrints” Can Successfully Masquerade As Legitimate Prints For Several Different People” – The Fingerprint Sensor On Your Devices Isn’t As Safe/Secure As You Think

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints; “DeepMasterPrints” Can Successfully Masquerade As Legitimate Prints For Several Different People” – The Fingerprint Sensor On Your Devices Isn’t As Safe/Secure As You Think http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above is from Lily Hay Newman’s November 17, 2018 article that she posted to the security and technology website, WIRED.com. She […]

“Don’t Take That Bite At Apple…..Yet;” “What The Oil Market Is Telling Investors;”  “4 Picks By An Early Apple Fan;”

“Don’t Take That Bite At Apple…..Yet;” “What The Oil Market Is Telling Investors;”  “4 Picks By An Early Apple Fan;” http://www.fortunascorner.com     The title above is from four articles in this weekend’s (Nov. 19, 2018) Barron’s. The first article, “Don’t Take That Bite At Apple……Yet,” by Tae Kim recommends that investors be a little more patient before taking a […]

China ‘Has Taken The Gloves Off’ In Its Thefts Of U.S. Technology Secrets

China ‘Has Taken The Gloves Off’ In Its Thefts Of U.S. Technology Secrets Del Quentin Wilber The Justice Department alleges a Chinese-backed company obtained secret technology behind Micron’s DRAM chips, like the ones pictured here. (Micron Technology) It was the great microchip heist — a stunning Chinese-backed effort that pilfered as much as $8.75 billion […]

The Future Of War: Robot Drone Swarms, Lasers, And Hypersonic Missiles

Financial Times November 17-18 2018 The future of war Robots, drone swarms, lasers, hypersonic missiles . . . The US military is in a race to devise the next generation of weaponry before China beats America to it. By Katrina Mason. Photographs by Jason Koxvold Above: Lockheed Martin test pilot Billie Flynn in an F-35 […]