Transportation

Transportation will never be the same once our machines know how we feel. We are all entering a wholesale, global disruption of the way people move from one place to another.  More than any other change in this sector, the one that is likely to have the most significant impact…

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Every hero needs a theme song, an ode to his greatness, a bard’s tale that explains his role in the world. Elon Musk finally has his, even if it’s more melancholy fable than rah-rah rouser. The bard in question is Matt Sharp, vocalist and frontman for The Rentals, who came…

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At 80 miles wide, with 155 mile per hour winds, Hurricane Irma is terrifying in its perfection, with warm, deep water and minimal wind shear helping it along. And after it devastated Caribbean islands, Irma is making its way straight toward Florida. Unlike during Hurricane Harvey, where most local officials…

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Commuters of the world, rejoice. The long-promised age of the flying car is finally here—more or less. Big-name companies around the world are showing honest to goodness flying machines in action, and promising to make them available to the public soon. This sudden shift can be pinned on recent tech…

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