2018-06-21 00:04:00| Engadget
The Pop.Up Next flying taxi from Airbus and Audi should soon become much more than a well-meaning concept. The German government has signed a letter of intent greenlighting tests for the flying taxi around Audi's home city of Ingolstadt. Transport...
2018-06-19 07:00:05| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
Despite their potential, no one has managed to take them from flight of fancy to everyday reality In 1940, Henry Ford said: Mark my words a combination aeroplane and motor car is coming. With flying taxis apparently on the way, it looks like he was right, but what a wait. Eight decades years later, dude, wheres my flying car? is shorthand for any stuff they promised us that we havent got.We have always wanted to fly, so, as soon as cars came on to the scene, we wanted those to fly too. Early blueprints for the US interstate highway grid even had adjacent runways ready for flying cars. But those never came. Now that concept of the flying car seems quaint or naive, a 20th-century dream fuelled by decades of sci-fi and the Jetsons, as obsolete as the model T. Yet as well see, something just as good may take its place. Continue reading...
2018-06-18 20:40:00| Gizmodo
There are lots of incredible things you can do with data. Like make this incredible animation of the Martian surface, for example.Read more...
2018-06-15 13:00:00| Wired News: Top Stories
The technological hurdles facing the development of aircraft for urban mobility systems like UberAIR are massive, but not insurmountable.
2018-06-14 16:00:04| Business - International Herald Tribune
More than 100 entries include designs that look like motorcycles with propellers and giant airboats. Next: actually building one.