Wildfires Are Obliterating Australias Iconic Ecosystems

Australians haven’t seen anything like the bushfires currently tearing through their country. The conflagrations are obliterating landscapes and their ecosystems, reshaping the continent in irreparable ways. Bushfires aren’t supposed to behave like this. In a…

Bell and Hyundai Soar Into the Air Taxi…

So far, development of the electric vertical-lift aircraft that will enable our dreams of future urban air taxis has largely been the purview of small aviation startups. The "bigs," Boeing and Airbus, have acquired or…

There Are Too Many Lidar Companies. They Cant…

Russell says he has been approached by a half dozen competitors asking if Luminar would be interested in acquiring them. The biggest self-driving developers, including Waymo, Cruise, Argo, and Aurora, have either acquired lidar companies…

Todays Cartoon: Photo Overload

Wednesday, January 8, 2020. By Jon Adams, with cartooncollections.com. The great modern convenience of carrying an excellent smartphone camera in your pocket has led to the great modern inconvenience of being saddled with an unmanageable…