The runway for futuristic electric planes is still a long one

Beta is one of a growing number of companies building small electric planes that can carry multiple passengers or small cargo payloads over short distances. Many of these aircraft are a class of vehicles called eVTOLs (electric vertical take-off and landing), which are designed to take off and land without conventional runways. “We’re trying to … Read more

Kissing Device: Now Long Distance Couples Can Share Virtual Intimate Moments | Technology News

New Delhi: Over the past few years, there has been a huge shift in technology. Technology drives every sector. As a result, a few years ago, no one would have imagined that couples in a long-distance relationship could share virtual intimate moments. The development only seems to be getting better at this point. Jiang Zhongli … Read more

Elon Musk Spends Long Day at Twitter HQ, Fixes 2 Key Problems | Technology News

New Delhi: Twitter CEO Elon Musk said Sunday that engineers resolved two significant issues on the platform during a “long day at Twitter HQ” with him. He said that the “feed-following Fanout” was overloaded when “I tweeted, resulting in up to 95 percent of my tweets not being delivered at all.” “The following is now … Read more

Inside Japan’s long experiment in automating eldercare

Japan has been developing robots to care for the elderly for more than two decades, with public and private investment accelerating significantly in the 2000s. By 2018, the national government alone had spent over $300 million funding research and development for such devices. At first glance, the reason for the race to care bots might … Read more

A long covid app, and California’s wind plans

1 Twitter profiles weren’t the bomb Elon Musk described them to be His carelessness has also harassed some Twitter content moderators. (WP $)+ The Files didn’t violate the First Amendment either. (Atlantic Ocean $)+ Hate speech has exploded on the platform since he took office. (The New York Times $)+ Journalists staying on Twitter – … Read more

A new app aims to help the millions of people living with long covid

Visible is just one of a handful of projects designed to help people suffering from COVID-19. Researchers from University College London recently created an app called Lungy, which is designed to help users with COVID-19 or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) do breathing exercises. Another app, from the UK’s Northern Care Alliance NHS group, has … Read more

Former Twitter employees fear the platform isn’t long for the world

She is not alone in this assessment. One former Twitter engineer, who granted anonymity to speak freely and who was fired by Musk as part of a crackdown on those who fled his initial layoffs but was vocal in their criticism of him, says the end “could be minutes, it could be weeks.” “It’s the … Read more