Lab-grown ‘meat’ worse for environment than retail beef: study

The high-tech utopia we keep hearing about will have to wait, if a recent pre-print study on laboratory-cultured meat products is to be believed. According to researchers at the University of California, Davis, and the University of California, Holtville, “sustainable” meat alternatives have a carbon footprint that is likely “orders of magnitude” higher than retail […]

Will AI end civilization?

Notice I didn’t say, “Will AI (artificial intelligence) End Civilization As We Know It?” Because it will. It already has. Civilization as we knew it as recently as five years ago is considerably different from what we have now—better in some ways, worse in others—and a good part of those changes have been due to […]