Can We Bring The Internet Of Things Worldwide

Can We Bring The Internet Of Things Worldwide?

In November 2018, Elon Musk received permission to launch 7,000 satellites into orbit. It's not a vanity project — and he wasn't even the first to receive permission that day. Three other companies did as well, and "Sir" Richard Branson of Virgin Galactic has been talking for years about launching a constellation of satellites into orbit. The goal of projects like these is to, among other things, create an omnipresent wireless internet across the planet.

Earth Has Lost More Than Half Of Its Wildlife Populations In Just The Last 40 Years

The World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Report 2018 has released its latest document that provides a comprehensive view of the Earth’s health – and it’s depressing. Between 1970 and 2014, populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60 percent. This plunge in the size of populations of vertebrate animals is the result of human modification of natural landscapes and overexploitation, the report notes.