World Food Programme director David Beasley has repeatedly called on the world’s billionaires to feed the world’s starving rather than pursuing self-promoting space projects.
Is space travel going the internet way? Joshua Jahani could not have been clearer: “we should not repeat the mistakes we made with the internet and wait for the technology to be abused before we step in” (“Space travel is not the plaything of billionaires.
Expo 2020 Dubai has recorded 1,471,314 visits since its launch 24 days ago. Continuing to bring Expo 2020 Dubai to a global digital audience, the number of virtual visitors has risen to 10.8 million since Oct.1, up from 9.3 million last week.
It seems to be a rite of passage that as technology billionaires get older, they spend more time chasing dreams they might have fantasized about as kids. There’s Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos with their rockets, and now Mark Zuckerberg,
There are several paths to wealth creation here in the golden land of opportunity. The most surefire way is to be a member of the lucky sperm club — you know, born into a rich family and able to coast through life, a la Donald Trump,
Mr Musk’s wealth dropped nine per cent, but he still leads the pack of the world’s wealthiest people by an enormous margin, with a total fortune of $243.4bn.
Space travel is all about momentum. Rockets turn their fuel into momentum that carries people, satellites and science itself forward into space.