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Electric Cars July 15, 2022

Paralyzed robo-taxis don’t bode well for the future of autonomous driving

Reports of a mass stranding of Cruise robotaxis in the center of San Francisco a week or so ago have triggered a lot of speculation by the media corps. The upshot is that these VRE (vehicle retrieval events) are happening fairly regularly at the moment, as the company struggles to keep the autonomous car fleet working properly.


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Paralyzed robo-taxis don’t bode well for the future of autonomous driving
Awesome July 12, 2022

First James Webb Space Telescope image is mind-blowing!

(click on the image above for a larger version) The first image from the James Webb Space Telescope has arrived and it’s an absolute beauty. Up above we’ve created a little montage to give you an idea of how sensational this new piece of equipment is.  Top left is the new deep space image from the Webb. Top right is the famous Hubble deep space image taken a few years ago. You can immediately see the difference in resolution of…


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First James Webb Space Telescope image is mind-blowing!
Eco Friendly July 6, 2022

Ecoworks – Clever German Two Day Retrofit Can Reduce Home Energy Bills To Zero

The energy used to heat and cool our homes is a big source of carbon emissions, hence the drive to build more new ‘zero carbon’ buildings. But what if you’re already happily living in your home, is there nothing you can do to reduce your bills and emissions? Well of course you can insulate and double glaze etc, but that only goes so far. But now Ecoworks, a German company based out of Berlin, has developed a full retrofit process…


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Ecoworks – Clever German Two Day Retrofit Can Reduce Home Energy Bills To Zero
Eco Friendly July 5, 2022

Amazon launches new e-cargo bike scheme in London to reduce delivery emissions

The mighty Amazon has just announced a new e-cargo delivery service in parts of London, which will replace a portion of their conventional van deliveries. The company has rolled out this initiative as part of a scheme will include deliveries ‘on foot’ as well, and the company hopes this new micromobility scheme will deliver over 5 million packages across East London over the coming year.


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Amazon launches new e-cargo bike scheme in London to reduce delivery emissions
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cool tech June 24, 2022

Consent O’Matic – Banish Those Cookie Consent Popups for Ever

Fed up with those relentless cookie consent popups which appear ever time you land on a web page nowadays? Join the club. It’s like every time you’re trying to get something done, you have to waste 5 minutes clicking on tedious close box icons, just to read a web page. Grrr. Now some enterprising researchers from Denmark’s Aarhus University have come up with a solution. A small web browser plugin called Consent o’Matic.


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Consent O’Matic – Banish Those Cookie Consent Popups for Ever
cool tech June 23, 2022

Direct Sound Printing – researchers hope to 3D print implants into our body without surgery

A research team at Concordia University in Canada has come up with some truly science fiction health tech which takes the idea of non-invasive surgery to its ultimate state. Direct Sound Printing uses the cavitation caused by ultra high-frequency sound waves to create solids out of liquids. Which means you can create a solid implant by injecting a liquid resin into the body and then vibrate it into shape using precise instrumentation aka a ‘print head’.


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Direct Sound Printing – researchers hope to 3D print implants into our body without surgery
Eco Friendly June 10, 2022

Koolhome Solar Freezer – solar powered freezer is a game changer in hot climates

Every day millions of tons of fresh food is spoiled and wasted through faulty or inadequate cooling. Power cuts, dodgy generators and fuel poverty make it extremely hard to guarantee stable cooling in very hot countries. Now French company Koolboks has launched the Koolhome Solar Freezer, which provides reliable, low cost freezing for consumers and small business owners in Nigeria and other African countries.


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Koolhome Solar Freezer – solar powered freezer is a game changer in hot climates

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