Author Archives: andreikh

About the Fastest Trains

During my recent trip to Japan, I used the Shinkansen, which is a Japanese bullet train, a lot. It is very comfortable and allows to move around the county fast without the hustle associated with air travel (luggage checks, security … Continue reading

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If Amazon Fails

An interesting subject is discussed in this article (with some references to more articles and discussions), regarding the question of our dependence on major service providers such as Amazon.  Amazon is a dominant cloud service provider (see here), and lots of what we … Continue reading

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What Will Cars Look Like in 2030?

Here is an interesting and concise (5-minute long) look into the future of cars.  Most likely, it will all happen differently, of course.  But this is an entertaining example of futuristic thinking.

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2.5 Minutes Till The End of The World

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists has  posted the following on their website: “For the last two years, the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock stayed set at three minutes before the hour, the closest it had been to midnight … Continue reading

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How The Future Will Look Like in 2030 – 2050. But, Very Unlikely.

I like watching movies about the future tech…  It is a great way to feed your imagination and get some positive energy from the optimistic images of the world of tomorrow.  This is why we work today!  This is how … Continue reading

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Top 20 Countries in PPP GDP

According to Wikipedia: Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) is measured by finding the values (in USD) of a basket of consumer goods that are present in each country (such as orange juice, pencils, etc.). If that basket costs $100 in the US and $200 … Continue reading

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My Next Public Appearance

Not being Elon Musk or Ray Kurzweil, I still have the chance to give public talks from time to time.  I recently came back from my vacation in Japan where I managed to, in addition to relaxing, give three talks … Continue reading

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