1. cageymaru

    How China's Social Credit System Affects Its Citizens and Businesses

    We have previously documented China's social credit system, but a recent report from the National Public Credit Information Centre documents the effect it has had on Chinese citizens and businesses in 2018. The Chinese government has "discredited" 17.46 million people from purchasing plane...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    Orion Span Wants to Build a Space Hotel

    Curbed says the Houston-based startup Orion Span wants to build a fully modular space station that functions as a high end hotel. According to the company's plans, the hotel will be able to host up to 6 people for 12 days at a time. Trips start at a cool $9.5 million per person, but the company...
  3. cageymaru

    Science Fiction Novelist Peter Hamilton Discusses His Vision of the Future

    British science fiction novelist Peter F. Hamilton has a very unique vision of how the world would work and operate if teleportation portals were invented. He spent 6 months hashing out how the world would be changed while working on his newest novel Salvation. Since we no longer need...
  4. DooKey

    SpaceX Plans to Replace Long-Haul Flights with Rocket Travel

    You can't say Elon Musk and his ventures aren't forward thinking because his SpaceX company is planning to replace long-haul aircraft flights with rocket transportation in the next 10 years. The idea is to use the BFR to launch 100 passengers on a trip to anywhere in the world within half an...