Bill Gates: Try a career in artificial intelligence, energy or bioscience to make an impact

  Dear Class of 2017: Congratulations! You’ve just accomplished something I never managed to do—earn a college degree. Between your commencement speaker and every aunt and uncle at your graduation party, I am sure you are getting a lot of advice. At the risk of piling on, I thought I would share a few …

Robot sex act to be offered with your latte at Swiss café

A Swiss café offering robot sex services to accompany your hot drink wants to open in Geneva by the end of the year. Owner Bradley Charvet, who runs the Swiss escort service Facegirl, had originally planned to employ sex workers to entertain clients, but legal issues meant he now wanted to use high-tech robots. …

Drones: Deliverymen of the Future: Invest in This Stock

Now’s the Best Time in Two Years to Invest in This Stock. The U.S. military has been the largest investor in drones since the industry got its start 15 years ago. While U.S. military drone spending will continue growing, a recent regulatory breakthrough from the Federal Aviation Association (FAA) sets the stage for …

NEW: Being Buried in Space? On the Moon? Don’t Laugh!

In a race against global superpowers, Moon Express — a private venture founded by billionaire entrepreneur Naveen Jain, space technology guru Dr. Barney Pell and space futurist Dr. Bob Richards — has cleared a path for private U.S . companies looking to explore and commercialize space.  Today the company is the …

20 CEOs Who Changed How We Live

From Walt Disney to Elon Musk. Many CEOs have changed the way their companies operate. But the most important CEOs have entirely transformed the way all of us live, workers and customers alike. Perhaps Apple said it best in a 1997 commercial: “The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are …

Meet the company offering a chance at immortality for $200,000

More and more people are signing up to be frozen for a chance at life after death. So the question is, would you? Alcor CEO Max More poses in front of the dewars that house his 147 cryopreserved patients. (picture at left) In the desert climate of Scottsdale, Arizona, rest 147 brains and bodies, all frozen in liquid …

Robot Revolution: How to Stay Calm and Make Money

Ever since the heyday of science fiction films in the 1950s, humans have kept watch on the evolution of robots. One analyst told CNBC that 2013 could be the year robots become a force to be reckoned with. But instead of fearing a rise of the machines, humans should look at how they can invest in them. Don Klumpp | …