Taiwan's TSMC is planning and considering opening a new manufacturing plant in Europe. The choice on where to locate it is between Europe's two most important manufacturing economies, Germany and Italy.
There are 100 billion cubic meters of gas that the EU no longer intends to import from Russia, already by 2023. Even in the most optimistic estimates, there is still a deficit of at least 60 billion cubic meters of gas.
I visited the ITER Hydrogen Fusion Research Center in Cadarache (Marseille). This is an international project under construction by an international consortium to build a hydrogen fusion reactor to generate electricity.
According to Acemoglu, between 50 and 70 percent of the economic disparities created between 1980 and 2016 can be traced back to having machines and algorithms perform tasks that were previously done by flesh-and-blood humans.
In Italy we continue to rely on government subsidies that try to defibrillate dying bodies. The plethora of bonuses is endless. But if we must bet a chip it would be good to place it on the job.
The Italian economy, after the dramatic fall in GDP in 2020 at the height of the pandemic crisis and the significant, but still partial, recovery in 2021, is going through a very delicate phase, in which GDP growth is losing momentum and is falling short of the forecasts made by the Government and leading analysts.
An economy on the verge of collapse, cultural backwardness, demographic decline, unemployment and poverty on the rise, the picture is certainly already familiar to many readers and dramatic for Italy. The projections presented by PwC, Istat, Caritas and the University of Bergamo confirm this once again.
There are 4 / 5 new technologies being developed. Everything will converge in the Singularity and the fulfillment of technocracy, a new regime based on scientism and faith in transhumanism.
Italy has the sad record of young NEETs. We complain about politicians aiming at the next elections but not at the next generations, but how, in concrete terms, is it possible to reverse the trend?