Category: Innovation

The Lowly Folding Chair, Reimagined With Algorithms

At a glance, the Swish resembles nothing more than a fancy folding chair—a glamorous, indoor version of a canvas camping stool. See it in motion, though, and you’ll notice that the Swish chair looks unusually beautiful as it goes from a flat, folded position to an open, seated stance. The wood stool kind of twirls […]

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Behind the scenes at Renault Sport Formula One Team

Inside Renault Sport Formula One Team as it prepares to take on the radically different 2017 race season using the Microsoft Cloud In a white office at the Oxfordshire HQ of Renault Sport Formula One Team, Cyril Abiteboul contemplates the approaching season. Racing memorabilia, from overalls to trophies, hint at the team’s glories – notably […]

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What is VTOL Technology? Is It Finally Happening

VTOL – Vertical Take-Off and Landing technology From helicopters and small drones, to military jets and flying taxis, VTOL is the future. Uber recently unveiled plans to launch flying taxis by 2020. To remove the need for runways, these cars will rely on vertical take-off and landing technology, known as VTOL. While Uber’s plans may […]

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A Startup Company Built a Plane that Will Fly from Sydney to LA in Just 7 hours

A startup developing a supersonic airplane that can fly from Sydney to Los Angeles in just over six hours has announced it has secured $US33 million ($AU43.3 million) in series A funding. Boom — based in Denver, USA — stated that 8VC, Caffeinated Capital, Palm Drive Ventures, RRE Ventures, Y Combinator’s Continuity Fund, and “several […]

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The Big Bend – An Incredible U-Shaped Skyscraper In New York Beyond Our Imagination

This is The Big Bend, a revolutionary curved skyscraper to be built on New York City’s 57th Street Manhattan’s skyline is about to get thrown for a loop – literally. Plans have officially been unveiled to construct the world’s first U-shaped skyscraper in New York City, and it’s going to push the limits of architecture above […]

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