Will Virtual Reality Kill The Big City?

New York City Skyline

A few days ago, I came across a fascinating article describing how virtual reality will reshape the workplace of the future. The premise of the article is that companies will use virtual reality to transport the traditional office environment over to the virtual world. That is, instead of requiring all employees to meet up in a physical building … Read more

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Ready or Not, The Drone Revolution is Coming

Amazon Delivery Drone

With the holiday season in full swing, the local package delivery trucks have become almost as prevalent as the December raindrops here in Seattle. The annual “gauntlet of package getting” has become somewhat of a holiday tradition around the world as the popularity of buying gifts online has continued increasing over the last decade. As one of … Read more

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6 Innovative Transportation Technologies You Should Know – Part II

BlaBlaCar Ride

In part one of our series on the most innovative transportation technologies you should know, we focused on a few of the more futuristic automobiles and advanced transportation machines currently in development. In part two, we’ll shift gears a bit and take a look at a handful of the most innovative transportation services that are currently making waves in the industry. … Read more

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Review: Syma X5C-1 Drone Quadcopter

Syma Toys X5C-1

This past week I was given the chance to compete in a drone-flying competition and although I had never flown a drone before, it seemed like it would be a pretty interesting experience, so I gladly accepted the challenge. Now, to be clear, I did have some prior experience piloting a remote control helicopter that my wife had bought me … Read more

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This One Video Clip Summarizes Why Self-Driving Cars Are The Future

Tesla Auto-Pilot Collision Prevention

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of self-driving cars and that I simply can’t wait for the impending transportation revolution to kick into high gear. Still, I realize that some readers may not yet share my optimistic outlook on the benefits that self-driving cars will bring to society in the future. For those readers, … Read more

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9 Emerging Technologies with Spooky Consequences

3 Ghosts

Happy Halloween! It’s the time of year where tricks, treats, and pranks are everywhere, so it seemed like a great time to take a look at a few of the potentially spooky consequences of technology that we may be facing in the years ahead. As an optimist, it’s important to note that none of these outcomes … Read more

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Watch Tesla’s “Auto-Pilot” Tech Drive a Car in Traffic

Tesla Auto-Pilot

Auto-Pilot Hits The Streets We’ve already taken a few different looks at the importance of autonomous cars and how they are almost certainly going to change the way people get around, but due to the futuristic nature of the idea, it can sometimes come across as an abstract concept that won’t actually affect our daily lives anytime soon.  That’s … Read more

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6 Innovative Transportation Technologies You Should Know

Solar Car

This is Part One of a Two Part series. Check back soon for Part Two! If you turn on the TV and pay attention to the commercials that appear over a few hours time, you might get the impression that the only innovations happening in the transportation industry today are larger and more luxurious automobiles. Based on the car … Read more

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Top Stories this Week – Streaming Backlash, Sling TV, and the Hyperloop

I found some time to do some site maintenance this weekend, so you may notice that I added a new section highlighting the latest innovations in Transportation. This is now the third major category of society covered by this blog (the other two being Entertainment and Health). Expect even more subjects to be added in the … Read more

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