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Go Fly Initiates Personal Air Vehicle Competition

As an ever-growing lineup of vehicle concepts emerges for the embryonic short-range urban-air-transport market, a global competition has been launched to tackle what is sometimes seen as the ultimate goal of aviation—creating ever-smaller personal aircraft. Sponsored by Boeing, the $2 million Go Fly competition is aimed at developing a safe, …

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Changing Threat Environment Influences Technology Choices

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) The changing threat environment and concerns about advanced adversaries are prompting the US Air Force to consider jettisoning plans to buy a next-generation Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS). JSTARS aircraft and equipment are a leading provider of battle management, command …

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Technology is herding us into like-minded political tribes

Why is politics becoming so polarised? This is the question that agonises centre-ground parties around the world. In the US, the election of Donald Trump appalled those who believed a bigoted braggart could never win the presidency. Last year’s EU referendum revealed a nation divided as if by a diamond-cutter. …

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Can Technology Predict Falls In Older Adults? – Forbes

Forbes Can Technology Predict Falls In Older Adults?Forbes“Technology allows you to monitor people in their homes in a way you couldn’t have in the past,” said Marjorie Skubic, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Missouri and director of the school’s Center for Eldercare …

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