The Tortoise & The Hare

The Tortoise & The Hare

Are electric engines the tortoise competing with the combustion engine’s hare? In the late 1800s, the Paris-Rouen race for horseless carriages included 102 vehicles fueled by steam, petrol, electricity, compressed air, and hydraulics, reports The Economist. Not a...
Disruption

Disruption

Merriam Webster Defines ‘disrupt’ as ‘to break apart,’ and ‘to throw into disorder.’ While disruption doesn’t sound like something anyone would enjoy much, it has the potential to create investment opportunities for those who share a vision and are willing to take...
Faster? Yes. Better? Maybe.

Faster? Yes. Better? Maybe.

Faster and more efficient mobile phones are on the horizon. That’s right, 5G is almost here, according to Network World. If you were never quite sure what distinguished 1G from 2G, or 3G from 4G, much less 4G from 5G, the answer depends on whom you ask (or in this...
I Spy with My Little Eye…ROBOTS!

I Spy with My Little Eye…ROBOTS!

If you take a cruise anytime soon, the bartender may not be able to lend an ear. According to Financial Times, one cruise line has installed robotic bartenders that produce one drink per minute per arm, and can make up to 120 drinks an hour. [7] It’s not just cruise...
Looking Towards the Future

Looking Towards the Future

WONDERING WHAT THE NEXT DECADE MAY BRING? In The Tempest, Shakespeare tells us, “What’s past is prologue.” Our history brings us to this place and sets the stage for our future. Everything that has gone before brings us to this unique moment and...
The New, New Car Talk

The New, New Car Talk

When They Talk, What Will They Say? Soon, cars will be able to talk with one another. Vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) has been tested in Ann Arbor, Michigan, a relatively mild and polite Midwestern town. Now, V2V is being rolled out in New York City, along with...
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