“Autonomous” may sometimes seem like just another overhyped tech buzzword—but in reality it is the future. People alive today will experience in their lifetimes a world in which autonomous systems are commonplace.
There’s a new competition among billionaires, more expensive than the largest yacht contest that was so 2010s. Now they’re challenging each other to see who can get highest. No, not in their custom, air-conditioned tents at Burning Man, but into space.