As part of our series on generosity in business, we’re looking at some of the designers doing the best in their field at giving back and moving the world forward through their work.
Scientists currently know very little about the science of what’s called the boundary layer, which creates unpredictable results as air moves across it. But new supercomputers are visualizing new ways to eliminate that issue, which could result in huge efficiency gains for cars and planes.
Both companies have attracted millions in funding and Silicon Valley buzz, but have yet to actually make much of an impact.
Prepaid mobile phones and websites are changing the nature of illegal sex trafficking in the United States. But tech giants like Google, Palantir, and Microsoft are all contributing resources to fight human traffickers worldwide.
In Germany, a new train with a system that uses the energy from braking is making rail travel even more efficient than it already was.
By finding a way to keep good bacteria alive in hot drinks, this new beverage comes both with caffeine and a health-boosting kick (though just how much of a health boost remains to be seen).
As cool as you think you look with your U-lock in the back pocket of your tight jeans, wouldn’t it be better to not carry a heavy lock at all? The InterLock nestles in your seat post and then can be pulled out to easily secure your ride.